Hawks vs. Nets Prediction: Expert Picks, Odds, Stats & Best Bets - Friday, March 31, 2023

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Hawks vs. Nets Prediction: Expert Picks, Odds, Stats & Best Bets – Friday, March 31, 2023

NBA Predictions

Mikal Bridges’ Brooklyn Nets (41-35) are only 1.5-point underdogs in Friday’s matchup with Trae Young and the Atlanta Hawks (38-38). The over/under for the game is 240.5.

Hawks vs. Nets Odds

  • Hawks odds to win: -122
  • Nets odds to win: +103
  • Spread: Hawks (-1.5)
  • Total: 240.5

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Game Time and Information

  • When: Friday, March 31, 2023 at 7:30 PM ET
  • Where: Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York
  • TV: YES and BSSE

Who Will Win Hawks vs. Nets?

Hawks and Nets Betting Trends, Records Against the Spread

The Hawks have a 15-25-1 record against the spread in games they were favored by 1.5 points or more this season.

In games they have played as at least 1.5-point underdogs this year, the Nets are 19-12 against the spread.

The Hawks and the Nets combine to average 9.0 fewer points per game than the over/under of 240.5 set for this game.

Atlanta and Brooklyn have seen its opponents average a combined 9.9 fewer points per game than the over/under of 240.5 set for this matchup.

The average point total in Hawks games this season is 4.6 fewer points than the over/under of 240.5 in this matchup.

The average total for Brooklyn’s games this year is 14.1 fewer points than the point total of 240.5 in this outing.

Atlanta is 33-41-2 against the spread this season.

The Nets’ ATS record is 40-36-0 this season.

Hawks Stats & Insights

The Hawks average 118 points per game (fourth in the league) while allowing 117.8 per contest (24th in the NBA). They have a +14 scoring differential overall.

The Hawks pull down 44.2 rebounds per game (ninth in the league) compared to the 44.2 of their opponents.

Atlanta connects on 10.8 three-pointers per game (24th in the league), 1.1 fewer than its opponents (11.9). It is shooting 35.5% from deep (20th in the NBA) while allowing opponents to shoot 35.6%.

The Hawks average 115.1 points per 100 possessions on offense (fifth in the league), and allow 116.5 points per 100 possessions (28th in the NBA).

The Hawks’ offense has been much better at home (118.6 PPG) compared to road games (117.4 PPG). Likewise, their defense has been better at home (116.6 PPG allowed) compared to road games (119.1 PPG allowed).

Nets Stats & Insights

The Nets score 113.5 points per game (18th in NBA) and give up 112.8 (12th in league) for a +54 scoring differential overall.

Brooklyn averages 40.5 rebounds per game (29th in league) while allowing 45 per outing to opponents. It is outrebounded by 4.5 boards per game.

The Nets hit 12.8 three-pointers per game (ninth-most in the league), while their opponents have made 12 on average.

The Nets score 114.6 points per 100 possessions (sixth in league), while giving up 112.6 points per 100 possessions (18th in NBA).

At home Brooklyn is scoring 113.6 points per game, 0.1 more than it is averaging on the road (113.5).

Hawks Key Players to Watch

The active leader in points and assists for the Hawks this season is Young, who scores 26.5 points and dishes out 10 assists per game.

Clint Capela contributes with 11.2 boards and 0.9 assists per game in addition to his 12.1 PPG scoring average.

Young leads active Hawks in three-point shooting, making an average of 2.2 shots per game from beyond the arc.

Dejounte Murray averages 1.5 steals per game, while Onyeka Okongwu swats 1.3 shots per contest.

Nets Key Players to Watch

Bridges racks up 19.8 points per game. He also contributes 4.4 rebounds and 3.4 assists per game this season.

Nicolas Claxton has per-game averages of 12.6 points, 1.8 assists and 9.2 rebounds this season.

Spencer Dinwiddie hits 2.4 threes per game.

The Nets’ defensive efforts get a boost from Bridges (1.1 steals per game) and Claxton (2.5 blocks per game).

Hawks vs. Nets Prediction

  • Pick ATS: Nets (+ 1.5)
  • Pick OU:

    Under (240.5)

  • Prediction:
    Nets 118 – Hawks 114

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