Jazz at Hawks - 11/15/15 NBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Utah Jazz (4-5) at Atlanta Hawks (8-3)
NBA Basketball: Sunday, November 15, 2015 at 6:00 pm (Philips Arena)
The Line: Atlanta Hawks -4 -- Over/Under: 193 See the Latest Odds
The Utah Jazz and Atlanta Hawks square off early Sunday afternoon at the Philips Arena.
The Utah Jazz look for a big road win to get back to a .500 record. The Utah Jazz are averaging 95.3 points on 42.2 percent shooting and allowing 91.3 points on 41.7 percent shooting. Gordon Hayward is averaging 16.7 points and 4.4 rebounds while Alec Burks is averaging 16 points and 2.3 assists. Derrick Favors is grabbing 9.1 rebounds and Trey Burke is dishing 2.3 assists. The Utah Jazz are allowing just 24.8 points to opponents bench and have allowed less than 100 points in 14 of their last 19 games. However, the Jazz have struggled on the offensive end during their three-game losing streak. The Jazz have split their last 10 road games. Rudy Gobert and Rodney Hood are questionable.
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The Atlanta Hawks look to keep the ball rolling after a fast 8-3 start. The Atlanta Hawks are averaging 103.4 points on 47 percent shooting and allowing 100.6 points on 44 percent shooting. Al Horford is averaging 17.2 points and 7.8 rebounds while Paul Millsap is averaging 16.9 points and 9.2 rebounds. Dennis Schroder is dishing 4.1 assists and Kent Bazemore is grabbing 4.5 rebounds. The Atlanta Hawks are shooting 35.7 percent from deep and are getting 74 points from their starting five. The Hawks are also forcing nearly 17 turnovers per game and have won 10 of their last 11 games when allowing less than 100 points. Jeff Teague is questionable with an ankle injury.
The Jazz are 4-0 ATS in their last 4 games following a ATS loss and 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games overall. The Hawks are 2-7 ATS in their last 9 home games and 2-5 ATS in their last 7 vs. Western Conference. The Jazz are 2-6 ATS in the last 8 meetings in Atlanta and 3-9 ATS in the last 12 meetings overall.
The Jazz are struggling a bit on the offensive end, and that's not good when playing a Hawks team that's as consistent as they come. Look for Atlanta to win and cover the low number.