Nuggets vs. Hawks - 3/11/15 NBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Atlanta Hawks (50-13) at Denver Nuggets (23-41)
NBA Basketball: Wednesday, March 11, 2015 at 9:00 pm (Pepsi Center)
The Line: Denver Nuggets +6 -- Over/Under: 210 See the Latest Odds
TV: SPSO, ALT
The Atlanta Hawks and Denver Nuggets square off Wednesday night at the Pepsi Center.
The Atlanta Hawks look to stay hot after winning seven of their last eight games. On the season, the Hawks are averaging 102.8 points on 46.8 percent shooting and are allowing 96.4 points on 43.3 percent shooting. Paul Millsap is averaging 16.9 points and eight rebounds while Jeff Teague is averaging 16.8 points and 7.2 assists. Al Horford is grabbing 7.6 rebounds and Kyle Korver is shooting 49.3 percent from the field. The Atlanta Hawks continue to play great defense, as they’re allowing just 41.8 percent shooting in their last five games. The Hawks have won 20 of their last 23 games when allowing less than 100 points. Nine of the Hawks 13 losses have come on the road. Pero Antic is questionable with an ankle injury.
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The Denver Nuggets look for a win after splitting their last six games. On the season, the Nuggets are averaging 99.8 points on 42.9 percent shooting and are allowing 103.8 points on 45.3 percent shooting. Ty Lawson is averaging 16 points and 9.8 assists while Wilson Chandler is averaging 13.9 points and six rebounds. Will Barton is dishing 1.9 assists and Kenneth Faried is grabbing 8.8 rebounds. The Denver Nuggets are playing some decent ball lately, which includes topping 100 points in five straight games. The Nuggets are averaging 104.6 points in their last five games, which includes 45.6 percent shooting. 14 of the Nuggets 23 victories have come on their home court.
The Hawks are 19-6-1 ATS in their last 26 road games and 37-15-1 ATS in their last 53 games overall. The Nuggets are 2-7 ATS in their last 9 home games and 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games overall. The over is 5-2 in the last 7 meetings in Denver.
If you've been backing the Hawks this season ATS consistently, you're sitting on a pile of dough. That doesn't change against a below average team in the West. Keep pounding the Hawks.