Hawks vs. Suns - 4/5/16 NBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Phoenix Suns (20-57) at Atlanta Hawks (45-32)
NBA Basketball: Tuesday, April 5, 2016 at 8:00 pm (Philips Arena)
The Line: Atlanta Hawks -14 -- Over/Under: 206.5 See the Latest Odds
The Phoenix Suns and Atlanta Hawks square off early Tuesday night at the Philips Arena.
The Phoenix Suns look for a win after losing their last six games. The Phoenix Suns are averaging 100.3 points on 43.4 percent shooting and allowing 107.6 points on 46.7 percent shooting. Devin Booker is averaging 13.4 points and 2.6 assists while Mirza Teletovic is averaging 11.6 points and 3.7 rebounds. Alex Len is grabbing 7.6 rebounds and Archie Goodwin is dishing two assists. The Phoenix Suns are shooting 34.9 percent from beyond the arc and 75.1 percent from the free throw line. The Suns are allowing 38 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 44.4 rebounds per game. The Phoenix Suns have lost six of their last seven road games. Jon Leuer is questionable with an ankle injury.
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The Atlanta Hawks look for another win after winning 10 of their last 14 games. The Atlanta Hawks are averaging 102.9 points on 45.9 percent shooting and allowing 99.2 points on 43.2 percent shooting. Paul Millsap is averaging 17.2 points and 8.8 rebounds while Al Horford is averaging 15.2 points and 3.2 assists. Jeff Teague is dishing six assists and Kent Bazemore is grabbing 4.9 rebounds. The Atlanta Hawks are shooting 34.9 percent from beyond the arc and 78.6 percent from the free throw line. The Hawks are allowing 33.6 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 78.6 rebounds per game. The Atlanta Hawks have won seven of their last nine home games.
The Suns are 9-4 ATS in their last 13 games playing on 1 days rest and 6-20 ATS in their last 26 road games. The Hawks are 6-1 ATS in their last 7 vs. Western Conference and 13-6 ATS in their last 19 games overall. The Suns are 5-2 ATS in the last 7 meetings in Atlanta and 10-4 ATS in the last 14 meetings overall.
The Suns were awful before they decided to shutdown Brandon Knight for the rest of the season. The Hawks are still fighting for a top-four seed and are playing their best ball of the season right now. Give me Atlanta in a ugly blowout.