Trail Blazers vs. Hawks - 1/20/16 NBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Atlanta Hawks (25-17) at Portland Trail Blazers (19-25)
NBA Basketball: Wednesday, January 20, 2016 at 10:30 pm (Moda Center)
The Line: Portland Trail Blazers +3.5 -- Over/Under: 208.5 See the Latest Odds
TV: ESPN, KGW
The Atlanta Hawks and Portland Trail Blazers face off Wednesday night at the Moda Center.
The Atlanta Hawks look for some consistency after splitting their last 10 games. The Atlanta Hawks are averaging 102.6 points on 46.2 percent shooting and allowing 100.1 points on 44.5 percent shooting. Paul Millsap is averaging 18.4 points and 8.7 rebounds while Al Horford is averaging 15.4 points and three assists. Jeff Teague is dishing 5.5 assists and Kent Bazemore is grabbing 4.4 rebounds. The Atlanta Hawks are shooting 34.3 percent from beyond the arc and 79.2 percent from the free throw line. The Hawks are allowing 35.9 percent shooting from deep and are forcing 16.1 turnovers per game. The Atlanta Hawks have split their last 10 road games.
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The Portland Trail Blazers look to keep rolling after winning four of their last five games. The Portland Trail Blazers are averaging 101.5 points on 44.4 percent shooting and allowing 102.8 points on 45 percent shooting. Damian Lillard is averaging 24.4 points and seven assists while C.J. McCollum is averaging 20.5 points and 3.6 rebounds. Allen Crabbe is dishing 1.2 assists and Al-Farouq Aminu is grabbing 6.6 rebounds. The Portland Trail Blazers are shooting 36.2 percent from beyond the arc and 72.1 percent from the free throw line. The Trail Blazers are allowing 36.5 percent shooting from deep and is forcing 12 turnovers per game. The Portland Trail Blazers have won six of their last 10 home games.
The Hawks are 7-3 ATS in their last 10 games playing on 1 days rest and 1-7 ATS in their last 8 vs. NBA Northwest. The Trail Blazers are 2-7 ATS in their last 9 vs. NBA Southeast and 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games overall. The Hawks are 8-3 ATS in the last 11 meetings in Portland.
I tried to tell you guys that the Portland Trail Blazers were going to make a run eventually. It looks like it's starting to pick up. I don't like the Hawks traveling clear accross the country. Take the hot Trail Blazers and the points.