Atlanta Hawks (10-26) at Phoenix Suns (14-24)
NBA Basketball: Tuesday, January 2, 2018 at 9:00 pm (Talking Stick Resort Arena)
The Line: Phoenix Suns -4 -- Over/Under: 217 Click to Get Latest Betting Odds
The Atlanta Hawks and Phoenix Suns meet Tuesday in NBA action at the Talking Stick Resort Arena.
The Atlanta Hawks look for another victory after splitting their last eight games. The Atlanta Hawks are averaging 103.9 points on 45.8 percent shooting and allowing 108 points on 47.3 percent shooting. Dennis Schroder is averaging 19.8 points and 6.8 assists while Taurean Prince is averaging 13.2 points and 5.6 rebounds. Kent Bazemore is the third double-digit scorer and Marco Belinelli is grabbing 2.2 rebounds. The Atlanta Hawks are shooting 38.3 percent from beyond the arc and 78 percent from the free throw line. The Atlanta Hawks are allowing 37.1 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 40.1 rebounds per game. The Atlanta Hawks have lost six straight road games.
The Phoenix Suns look for another victory after winning five of their last eight games. The Phoenix Suns are averaging 105.8 points on 44.3 percent shooting and allowing 112.4 points on 46.4 percent shooting. Devin Booker is averaging 24.9 points and 4.2 assists while TJ Warren is averaging 19.4 points and 5.7 rebounds. Isaiah Canaan is the third double-digit scorer and Greg Monroe is grabbing 8.3 rebounds. The Phoenix Suns are shooting 33.7 percent from beyond the arc and 75.9 percent from the free throw line. The Phoenix Suns are allowing 36.2 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 45.3 rebounds per game. The Phoenix Suns have lost five of their last seven home games.
The Hawks are 6-1 ATS in their last 7 road games, 1-7 ATS in their last 8 vs. NBA Pacific and 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games overall. The Suns are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 Tuesday games, 2-6 ATS in their last 8 vs. NBA Southeast and 5-0-1 ATS in their last 6 games following a ATS loss. The Hawks are 1-4 ATS in the last 5 meetings in Phoenix, 0-4 ATS in the last 4 meetings and the underdog is 4-0 ATS in the last 4 meetings.
The Phoenix Suns have put together a nice winning stretch as of late and have some pep in their step with the return of Booker. The Atlanta Hawks continue to be a team I'm trying to fade as much as possible despite their ability to cover on the road. The Hawks are being outscored by 4.1 points on the road this season and haven't won a road game in quite some time. We're not getting enough points here. Give me the Suns and the reasonable line.