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(27-6) San Antonio Spurs vs. Atlanta Hawks (17-16)
The San Antonio Spurs will be out east on Sunday to tip off against the Hawks in Atlanta at Philips Arena. The Spurs will be looking for a fifth consecutive win after beating up on Portland 94-110 on Friday night. The Hawks will be looking for a third consecutive win after coming out on top 98-105 against the Detroit Pistons their last time on the court
San Antonio Spurs
San Antonio has now put four consecutive wins together after winning 94-110 in Portland against the Trail Blazers on Friday. The Spurs were down 47-52 when the two teams went into the locker room at the break, but San Antonio would take over and dominate the second half for the win.
The Spurs were able to connect on 50 percent of their shots from the field and found cotton on 11 of 22 shots from behind the big boy line. They were able to out rebound Portland 33-55 and passed the ball for 22 assists in the game. Jonathon Simmons was able to lead the team with 19 points, making 5 of 12 from the field and 7 of 8 from the charity stripe.
The Spurs have been able to score an average of 105.2 points per game this season while shooting 47.4 percent from the field. They have been able to haul in an average of 43.2 rebounds per contest and are passing the ball for 23.5 assists. On the defensive end of the court, San Antonio has been able to hold their opponents to an average of 97.8 points per game. They have been quick enough with the hands to take the ball away for an average of 8.2 steals and are blocking 5.5 shots a night.
The Atlanta Hawks will be looking for a third consecutive win after defeating the Detroit Pistons 99-105 their last time on the hardwood. They were able to build a 51-41 lead by the break and kept the pedal mashed throughout the second half for the win. Atlanta was able to shoot 44.3 percent from the floor and connected on 8 of 26 from behind the arc. They were out rebounded in the game 54-52, put did manage to pass the ball for an impressive 29 assists in the game. Paul Millsap was able to score a team high 26 points while Dwight Howard grabbed 15 rebounds.
The Hawks have been able to score an average of 101.9 points per game while shooting 45.4 percent from the field. They have been able to snatch up an average of 43.9 rebounds and pass the ball for 24 assists per night. On the defensive end of the court, Atlanta has been giving up an average of 103.7 points per game. They are blocking an average of 5.1 shots per contest while taking the ball away for 8.7 steals. They will need to step things up a bit on offense if they want to keep thier winning streak going against San Antonio.
NBA Betting Trends:
- San Antonio is 9-1 ATS in their previous 10 games.
- San Antonio is 15-11-1 ATS following a win this season
- The over under is 17-10 for the Spurs following a win this season
- Atlanta is 9-8 ATS after a win this year.
- Atlanta is 5-5 ATS in their previous 10 games.
Free San Antonio Spurs vs. Atlanta Hawks NBA Prediction:
The Spurs have been tough on the defensive end of the court all season, regardless of where they are playing at. The Hawks aren’t exactly the highest scoring team in the league, especially facing the pressure they will on Sunday.
4* Free NBA Betting Pick: There’s no line yet, a final score prediction is posted below.
I look for this to be a great game for about 3.5 qaurters, then I think Howard will be reminded of just why he was in such a hurry to get out of the Western Conference.
NBA Free Score Prediction: San Antonio 108 – Atlanta 96
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