The Atlanta Hawks and San Antonio Spurs meet Sunday in NBA action at the AT&T Center. Let’s preview this game and give out a pick and prediction.
The Atlanta Hawks are averaging 117.4 points on 48.1 percent shooting and allowing 117.5 points on 48.3 percent shooting. Trae Young is averaging 27 points and 3.1 rebounds, while Dejounte Murray is averaging 20.5 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 35.4 percent from beyond the arc and 81.6 percent from the free throw line. The Atlanta Hawks are allowing 35.3 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 43.7 rebounds per game.
The San Antonio Spurs are averaging 112.5 points on 46.7 percent shooting and allowing 122.1 points on 50.5 percent shooting. Keldon Johnson is averaging 21.7 points and 4.9 rebounds, while Devin Vassell is averaging 18.5 points and 3.6 assists. Devonte’ Graham is the third double-digit scorer and Tre Jones is grabbing 3.5 rebounds. The San Antonio Spurs are shooting 34.6 percent from beyond the arc and 74.4 percent from the free throw line. The San Antonio Spurs are allowing 39.3 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 43.5 rebounds per game.
The Hawks are 2-5 ATS in their last 7 road games and 1-6 ATS in their last 7 Sunday games. The Spurs are 2-6 ATS in their last 8 home games and 8-20 ATS in their last 28 games overall. The over is 6-1 in Spurs last 7 overall. The Hawks are 4-0 ATS in the last 4 meetings in San Antonio and 6-2 ATS in the last 8 meetings.
The Atlanta Hawks have played their best ball over the last month, and you can see guys having a little pep in their step. The San Antonio Spurs have been in tank mode all season, and that includes losing at home by an average of 6.5 points. The Spurs don't cover numbers despite being massive underdogs nightly. It's Hawks or pass for me, as backing the Spurs is a no-go.