Nets vs. Hawks - 4/8/15 NBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Atlanta Hawks (57-19) at Brooklyn Nets (36-41)
NBA Basketball: Wednesday, April 8, 2015 at 7:30 pm (Barclays Center)
The Line: Brooklyn Nets -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
TV: SPSO, YES
The Atlanta Hawks and Brooklyn Nets meet Wednesday night at the Barclays Center.
The Atlanta Hawks look to stay hot after winning five of their last seven games. On the season, the Hawks are averaging 102.7 points on 46.7 percent shooting and are allowing 97.3 points on 44 percent shooting. Paul Millsap is averaging 16.8 points and 7.8 rebounds while Jeff Teague is averaging 16.1 points and seven assists. Al Horford is grabbing 7.2 rebounds and Kyle Korver is dishing 2.6 assists. The Atlanta Hawks are coming off a Tuesday win over the Suns in which they allowed just 31.3 percent shooting. The Hawks have everything clinched but are still clicking on both sides of the ball. Six of the Hawks last seven losses have come on the road.
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The Brooklyn Nets look for a win after winning seven of their last eight games. On the season, the Nets are averaging 98.1 points on 45.2 percent shooting and are allowing 101.1 points on 45.5 percent shooting. Brook Lopez is averaging 17.1 points and 7.3 rebounds while Joe Johnson is averaging 14.5 points and 4.8 rebounds. Thaddeus Young is grabbing 5.5 rebounds and Deron Williams is dishing 6.5 assists. The Brooklyn Nets are shooting 49.3 percent from the field and 44.8 percent from deep in their last five games. The Nets are currently the seventh seed in the East and will get that much closer to clinching with a victory. Alan Anderson is questionable with an ankle injury.
The Hawks are 1-3-1 ATS in their last 5 games playing on 0 days rest and 9-4 ATS in their last 13 Wednesday games. The Nets are 4-0-1 ATS in their last 5 home games and 7-20 ATS in their last 27 vs. NBA Southeast. The Hawks are 4-1 ATS in the last 5 meetings in Brooklyn.
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