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Hawks vs Warriors Pick – NBA Predictions & Odds 3/17/23

Golden State Warriors (36-34) vs. Atlanta Hawks (34-35)
March 17, 2023 7:30 pm EDT
The Line: Atlanta Hawks -3.5; Over/Under: +248
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The Golden State Warriors and Atlanta Hawks meet Friday in NBA action at the State Farm Arena. Let’s preview this game and give out a pick and prediction.

The Golden State Warriors are averaging 118.3 points on 47.6 percent shooting and allowing 117.7 points on 47.1 percent shooting. Stephen Curry is averaging 30.1 points and 6.3 assists, while Klay Thompson is averaging 22.1 points and 2.4 assists. Jordan Poole is the third double-digit scorer and Andrew Wiggins is dishing 2.3 assists. The Golden State Warriors are shooting 38.5 percent from beyond the arc and 79.3 percent from the free throw line. The Golden State Warriors are allowing 36.5 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 44 rebounds per game.

The Atlanta Hawks are averaging 117.2 points on 48.2 percent shooting and allowing 117.5 points on 48.3 percent shooting. Trae Young is averaging 27 points and 3 rebounds, while Dejounte Murray is averaging 20.6 points and 5.4 rebounds. De’Andre Hunter is the third double-digit scorer, and Bogdan Bogdanovic is grabbing 3.2 rebounds. The Atlanta Hawks are shooting 35.3 percent from beyond the arc and 81.8 percent from the free throw line. The Atlanta Hawks are allowing 35.5 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 43.7 rebounds per game.

The Warriors are 42-18-1 ATS in their last 61 Friday games and 16-35-1 ATS in their last 52 road games. The Hawks are 1-4 ATS in their last 5 home games and 5-0 ATS in their last 5 Friday games. The over is 4-0-1 in Warriors last 5 overall. The over is 4-1 in Hawks last 5 overall. The Warriors are 1-4 ATS in the last 5 meetings in Atlanta.

I’m not running to the window to lay chalk with the Atlanta Hawks, but the Warriors still can’t win on the road, and they’re now losing on the road by an average of 7.3 points. It’s awful and is showing no signs of turning around. The Hawks need wins to better their position for playoff / play-in seeding. It’s Hawks or pass, as the Warriors can’t be trusted outside of San Francisco.

Randy Chambers's Free Pick: Atlanta Hawks -3.5

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Randy has covered sports betting since 2014 and writes about everything from NFL to WNBA. Follow Randy Chambers on Twitter.

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