Cavaliers vs. Hawks - 4/11/16 NBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Atlanta Hawks (48-32) at Cleveland Cavaliers (56-24)
NBA Basketball: Monday, April 11, 2016 at 7:00 pm (Quicken Loans Arena)
The Line: Cleveland Cavaliers -6 -- Over/Under: 204.5 See the Latest Odds
TV: NBATV, FSOH
The Atlanta Hawks and Cleveland Cavaliers meet Monday night at the Quicken Loans Arena.
The Atlanta Hawks look for another win after winning 10 of their last 13 games. The Atlanta Hawks are averaging 103 points on 45.8 percent shooting and allowing 99 points on 43 percent shooting. Paul Millsap is averaging 17.3 points and nine rebounds while Jeff Teague is averaging 15.6 points and 5.9 assists. Al Horford is grabbing 7.2 rebounds and Kent Bazemore is dishing 2.3 assists. The Atlanta Hawks are shooting 35.1 percent from beyond the arc and 78.6 percent from the free throw line. The Hawks are allowing 33.8 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 42 rebounds per game. The Atlanta Hawks have won seven of their last nine road games.
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The Cleveland Cavaliers look for another win after winning 10 of their last 16 games. The Cleveland Cavaliers are averaging 104.4 points on 46 percent shooting and allowing 98.2 points on 44.8 percent shooting. LeBron James is averaging 25.2 points and 7.5 rebounds while Kevin Love is averaging 15.9 points and 2.4 assists. J.R. Smith is dishing 1.7 assists and Tristan Thompson is grabbing 9.2 rebounds. The Cleveland Cavaliers are shooting 36.2 percent from beyond the arc and 74.6 percent from the free throw line. The Cavaliers are allowing 34.6 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 44.5 rebounds per game. The Cleveland Cavaliers have won nine of their last 11 home games.
The Hawks are 8-3 ATS in their last 11 road games and 15-7 ATS in their last 22 games overall. The Cavaliers are 4-0 ATS in their last 4 games playing on 1 days rest and 10-25-2 ATS in their last 37 Monday games. The Hawks are 2-5 ATS in the last 7 meetings in Cleveland and 1-5 ATS in the last 6 meetings overall.
While the Cavs are the better team, they also have everything locked up and may have time restrictions on key players. The Hawks are still playing for playoff position and are currently playing their best ball of the season. Give me the points.