Hawks vs. Warriors - 2/6/15 NBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Golden State Warriors (39-8) at Atlanta Hawks (41-9)
NBA Basketball: Friday, February 6, 2015 at 7:30 pm (Philips Arena)
The Line: Atlanta Hawks +1 -- Over/Under: 214 See the Latest Odds
TV: CSNB, TSOH
The Golden State Warriors and Atlanta Hawks meet Friday night at the Philips Arena.
The Golden State Warriors have won eight of their last 10 games and begin a four-game road trip. On the season, the Warriors are averaging 111.4 points on 48.4 percent shooting and are allowing 99.8 points on 42.1 percent shooting. Stephen Curry is averaging 23.6 points and 8.1 assists while Klay Thompson is averaging 22.4 points and 3.5 rebounds. Marreese Speights is shooting 50.8 percent from the field and Draymond Green is grabbing eight rebounds. The Golden State Warriors continue to score points by the truckload, but it’s their defense that’s allowing just 42 percent shooting in their last five games. The Warriors are 23-0 SU this season when holding their opponent under 100 points. However, six of the Warriors eight losses have come on the road.
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The Atlanta Hawks hope to keep things rolling after winning 20 of their last 21 games. On the season, the Hawks are averaging 103.4 points on 47.2 percent shooting and are allowing 96.5 points on 43.7 percent shooting. Paul Millsap is averaging 17.1 points and eight rebounds while Jeff Teague is averaging 17 points and 7.5 rebounds. Al Horford is grabbing 7.1 rebounds and Kyle Korver is shooting 51.7 percent from the field. The Atlanta Hawks are shooting 46 percent from the field and 38.9 percent from deep in their last five games. The Hawks have won 24 of their last 25 games when scoring at least 100 points. The Hawks are 24-3 SU on their home court. Shelvin Mack is questionable for this game with a calf injury.
The Warriors are 5-2-1 ATS in their last 8 vs. Eastern Conference and 40-17-1 ATS in their last 58 games overall. The Hawks are 8-3 ATS in their last 11 home games and 43-19 ATS in their last 62 games overall. The Warriors are 4-1 ATS in the last 5 meetings and the underdog is 10-4 ATS in the last 14 meetings.
Any time we get plus money or low chalk with the Warriors, I'm taking it. I said before the season that Golden State was the team to beat, and they have yet to prove me wrong. Take Golden State for the win, as the Hawks have met their match here.