Spurs vs. Hawks - 11/28/15 NBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Atlanta Hawks (10-7) at San Antonio Spurs (12-3)
NBA Basketball: Saturday, November 28, 2015 at 8:30 pm (AT&T Center)
The Line: San Antonio Spurs -8 -- Over/Under: 198 See the Latest Odds
The Atlanta Hawks and San Antonio Spurs square off Saturday night at the AT&T Center.
The Atlanta Hawks could use a victory after losing five of their last eight games. The Atlanta Hawks are averaging 102.2 points on 46 percent shooting and allowing 99.8 points on 44.3 percent shooting. Paul Millsap is averaging 18.5 points and 9.4 rebounds while Jeff Teague is averaging 17.1 points and 6.4 assists. Al Horford is grabbing 7.2 rebounds and Dennis Schroder is dishing 4.6 assists. The Atlanta Hawks are shooting 36 percent from beyond the arc and 79.9 percent from the free throw line. The Hawks are coming off a Friday win over the Grizzlies in which they shot 46.7 percent from the field and had 10 turnovers. The Atlanta Hawks have lost four of their last five road games. Tiago Splitter is out with a hip injury.
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The San Antonio Spurs look to build on their four-game winning streak. The San Antonio Spurs are averaging 99.4 points on 47.2 percent shooting and allowing 90.5 points on 42.3 percent shooting. Kawhi Leonard is averaging 21.8 points and 7.9 rebounds while LaMarcus Aldridge is averaging 15.5 points and 9.7 rebounds. Tony Parker is dishing 4.7 assists and Tim Duncan is grabbing 8.2 rebounds. The San Antonio Spurs are shooting 36.2 percent from deep and 77.4 percent from the free throw line. The Spurs are coming off a Friday win over the Nuggets in which they shot 48 percent from the field and had 18 turnovers. The San Antonio Spurs have won 17 straight regular season home games.
The Hawks are 2-6-1 ATS in their last 9 Saturday games and 1-4 ATS in their last 5 vs. Western Conference. The Spurs are 7-0 ATS in their last 7 games playing on 0 days rest and 14-6 ATS in their last 20 home games. The Hawks are 4-10-1 ATS in the last 15 meetings in San Antonio and 9-19-1 ATS in the last 29 meetings overall.
The Hawks are looking a little sluggish lately, while the Spurs are beating teams quite easily and head into this game fresh with Duncan and others resting Friday night. Don't love this line, but I'll side with the home and more consistent team.