Clippers at Hawks - 1/27/16 NBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Los Angeles Clippers (28-16) at Atlanta Hawks (27-19)
NBA Basketball: Wednesday, January 27, 2016 at 8:00 pm (Philips Arena)
The Line: Atlanta Hawks -3 -- Over/Under: 209 See the Latest Odds
The Los Angeles Clippers and Atlanta Hawks meet Wednesday night at the Philips Arena.
The Los Angeles Clippers hope to stay hot after winning seven of their last 10 games. The Los Angeles Clippers are averaging 104.7 points on 46.3 percent shooting and allowing 101.3 points on 43.8 percent shooting. Chris Paul is averaging 18.6 points and 9.7 assists while J.J. Redick is averaging 16.4 points and 1.7 rebounds. Jamal Crawford is dishing two assists and DeAndre Jordan is grabbing 13.3 rebounds. The Los Angeles Clippers are shooting 36.4 percent from beyond the arc and 69.3 percent from the free throw line. The Clippers are allowing 34.4 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 42.1 rebounds per game. The Los Angeles Clippers have won eight of their last 10 road games.
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The Atlanta Hawks look for some consistency after splitting their last 12 games. The Atlanta Hawks are averaging 102.5 points on 46.1 percent shooting and allowing 100 points on 44 percent shooting. Paul Millsap is averaging 18.4 points and 8.8 rebounds while Al Horford is averaging 15.2 points and 2.9 assists. Jeff Teague is dishing 5.6 assists and Kent Bazemore is grabbing 4.5 rebounds. The Atlanta Hawks are shooting 34.1 percent from beyond the arc and 79.3 percent from the free throw line. The Hawks are allowing 35.6 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 40.8 rebounds per game. The Atlanta Hawks have won seven of their last eight home games.
The Clippers are 5-0 ATS in their last 5 Wednesday games and 10-4 ATS in their last 14 games overall. The Hawks are 9-4 ATS in their last 13 vs. NBA Pacific and 5-1 ATS in their last 6 home games. The Clippers are 0-4 ATS in the last 4 meetings in Atlanta and 0-5 ATS in the last 5 meetings overall.
I've said it time and time again: I don't like this Hawks team. Atlanta is way too inconsistent and seems to crap the bed when you least expect it. The Clippers are playing better ball right now. I'll take my free bucket.