Warriors vs. Hawks - 3/1/16 NBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Atlanta Hawks (33-27) at Golden State Warriors (53-5)
NBA Basketball: Tuesday, March 1, 2016 at 10:30 pm (Oracle Arena)
The Line: Golden State Warriors -11.5 -- Over/Under: 225 See the Latest Odds
TV: NBATV, CSNB
The Atlanta Hawks and Golden State Warriors meet Tuesday night at the Oracle Arena.
The Atlanta Hawks look for consistency after splitting their last 12 games. The Atlanta Hawks are averaging 102.2 points on 45.8 percent shooting and allowing 99.6 points on 43.8 percent shooting. Paul Millsap is averaging 17.5 points and 8.7 rebounds while Al Horford is averaging 15.4 points and 3.2 assists. Jeff Teague is dishing 5.6 assists and Kent Bazemore is grabbing 4.9 rebounds. The Atlanta Hawks are shooting 34.4 percent from beyond the arc and 78.7 percent from the free throw line. The Hawks are allowing 34.1 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 41.6 rebounds per game. The Atlanta Hawks have lost five of their last eight road games.
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The Golden State Warriors continue to chase history with their 53-5 record. The Golden State Warriors are averaging 115.4 points on 48.8 percent shooting and allowing 104.1 points on 43.4 percent shooting. Stephen Curry is averaging 30.7 points and 6.6 assists while Klay Thompson is averaging 21.8 points and 3.7 rebounds. Draymond Green is dishing 7.4 assists while Harrison Barnes is grabbing 4.5 rebounds. The Golden State Warriors are shooting 42 percent from beyond the arc and 75.5 percent from the free throw line. The Warriors are allowing 32.4 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 46.3 rebounds per game. The Golden State Warriors haven’t lost a home game since January 27th of 2015.
The Hawks are 0-4 ATS in their last 4 vs. NBA Pacific and 2-5 ATS in their last 7 road games vs. a team with a winning home record. The Warriors are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 vs. Eastern Conference and 2-5-1 ATS in their last 8 games overall. The Hawks are 1-5 ATS in the last 6 meetings in Golden State and 2-6 ATS in the last 8 meetings overall.
The inconsistenet Hawks don't stand much of a chance against the Warriors in Oracle. After a few close games, I expect the real Warriors to show up and give us one of their blowout games.