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(12/9/22) 7:30 PM Eastern.
Spread: Hawks +7 / Nets -7
Moneyline: Hawks +230 / Nets -275
Total: Over / Under 231
The Pick: ATL Hawks vs BKN Nets Under 231.
Both of these teams rank in the top half of the league in defensive efficiency. The matchups also favor the under. The Hawks rank 31st in 3PT % and Brooklyn plays well inside, ranking 6th in paint points allowed per game and 3rd in FG% allowed. On the other side the Nets can shoot with the best of them but Atlanta’s perimeter defense is holding opponents to just 33.7% from 3. Brooklyn will also have limited possessions in this game. The Nets rank dead last in offensive rebound rate (22%) and second chance points per game (10.2). Atlanta forces an average of 15 turnovers per game and are #1 in the NBA giving the ball away on just 13% of possessions. This game also trends Under. For the Nets the Under is 5-1 L6 overall, 5-1 L6 home games, 4-0 L4 following a SU win, and 11-3 L14 vs a team with a winning record. For the Hawks, 13-4 L17 road games vs a team with a winning record, 21-10 L31 after allowing 100 points or more in the previous game, and 5-1 L5 following an ATS Loss.