Oklahoma City Thunder vs. Atlanta Hawks - 11/30/18 NBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction

Oklahoma City Thunder vs. Atlanta Hawks - 11/30/18 NBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction Photo by Jason Getz-USA TODAY Sports

Atlanta Hawks (5-17) at Oklahoma City Thunder (13-7)

NBA Basketball: Friday, November 30, 2018 at 8:00 pm (Chesapeake Energy Arena)

The Line: Oklahoma City Thunder -13 -- Over/Under: 225 Click to Get Latest Betting Odds

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The Atlanta Hawks and Oklahoma City Thunder meet Friday in NBA action at the Chesapeake Energy Arena.

The Atlanta Hawks could use a win after losing six of their last eight games. The Atlanta Hawks are averaging 107.4 points on 44 percent shooting and allowing 117.8 points on 46.7 percent shooting. Trae Young is averaging 15.9 points and 7.6 assists while Taurean Prince is averaging 15.1 points and 4.2 rebounds. John Collins is the third double-digit scorer and Kent Bazemore is grabbing 4.1 rebounds. The Atlanta Hawks are shooting 31.8 percent from beyond the arc and 74.7 percent from the free throw line. The Atlanta Hawks are allowing 37.6 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 44 rebounds per game. The Atlanta Hawks have lost 10 of their last 12 road games.

The Oklahoma City Thunder look to stay hot after winning six of their last eight games. The Oklahoma City Thunder are averaging 110.4 points on 44.5 percent shooting and allowing 104.4 points on 44.6 percent shooting. Paul George is averaging 23.7 points and 7.9 rebounds while Russell Westbrook is averaging 23.2 points and 9.8 assists. Dennis Schroder is the third double-digit scorer and Steven Adams is grabbing 10.2 rebounds. The Oklahoma City Thunder are shooting 30.7 percent from beyond the arc and 70.8 percent from the free throw line. The Oklahoma City Thunder are allowing 32.5 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 48.6 rebounds per game. The Oklahoma City Thunder have won eight of their last nine home games.

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The Hawks are 5-2 ATS in their last 7 road games, 3-7-1 ATS in their last 11 vs. Western Conference and 3-13 ATS in their last 16 Friday games. The Thunder are 6-2 ATS in their last 8 home games, 6-15-1 ATS in their last 22 Friday games and 11-4 ATS in their last 15 games overall. The Hawks are 8-20 ATS in the last 28 meetings. The under is 4-0 in Thunder last 4 overall. The under is 5-2 in Hawks last 7 road games.

The Atlanta Hawks are being outscored by 10.5 points on the season, nine points in their last five games and 11.5 points on the road. The Oklahoma City Thunder have quietly been one of the hotter teams in the game the last couple of weeks and are showing signs of getting back to that OKC defense that makes them a sneaky contender in the West. Teams are shooting just 42.8 percent from the field and 31.8 percent from deep against OKC in their last five games. I don't love laying double-digit chalk in NBA games, but this is a spot where it's probably justified.

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Randy’s Pick Oklahoma City Thunder -13

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