Jazz vs. Hawks - 3/8/16 NBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Atlanta Hawks (35-28) at Utah Jazz (29-33)
NBA Basketball: Tuesday, March 8, 2016 at 9:00 pm (EnergySolutions Arena)
The Line: Utah Jazz -1.5 -- Over/Under: 191 See the Latest Odds
The Atlanta Hawks and Utah Jazz square off Tuesday night at the Vivint Smart Home Arena.
The Atlanta Hawks look for consistency after splitting their last 12 games. The Atlanta Hawks are averaging 102.4 points on 45.9 percent shooting and allowing 99.4 points on 43.6 percent shooting. Paul Millsap is averaging 17.5 points and 8.7 rebounds while Al Horford is averaging 15.2 points and 3.2 assists. Jeff Teague is dishing 5.7 assists and Kent Bazemore is grabbing five rebounds. The Atlanta Hawks are shooting 34.7 percent from beyond the arc and 78.7 percent from the free throw line. The Hawks are allowing 33.9 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 41.8 rebounds per game. The Atlanta Hawks have split their last 10 road games.
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The Utah Jazz need a nice win after losing six of their last eight games. The Utah Jazz are averaging 97.9 points on 44.6 percent shooting and allowing 97.2 points on 44.7 percent shooting. Gordon Hayward is averaging 20.1 points and 3.7 assists while Derrick Favors is averaging 16.9 points and 8.6 rebounds. Rodney Hood is dishing 2.9 assists and Trey Burke is grabbing 1.9 rebounds. The Utah Jazz are shooting 35.1 percent from beyond the arc and 75 percent from the free throw line. The Jazz are allowing 36.5 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 42.9 rebounds per game. The Utah Jazz have won seven of their last nine home games.
The Hawks are 3-7 ATS in their last 10 vs. NBA Northwest and 4-0 ATS in their last 4 road games. The Jazz are 2-5 ATS in their last 7 games following a straight up win and 1-7 ATS in their last 8 games overall. The Hawks are 4-1 ATS in the last 5 meetings in Utah and 9-4 ATS in the last 13 meetings overall.
The Jazz better start winning quickly or their season is over and no playoffs. The Hawks have been one of the tougher teams to figure out and is a club I haven't been high on at all. Utah should be able to win this at home.