Hawks vs Nuggets Prediction and Odds
Hawks vs Nuggets Prediction and Odds: The Bookmakers have favored the Denver Nuggets over the Hawks in this game.
After finishing among the bottom-placed teams in the first half of the season, the Atlanta Hawks are finally finding their form again. The Atlanta Hawks are currently one of the top eight teams in the East thanks to recent improvements in the number of victories. They are currently ranked at 8th in the Eastern Conference with a record of 26-26. The Hawks are coming off a win in their last game.
The Denver Nuggets on the other hand will try to remain at the top when they host the Hawks at Ball Arena in their upcoming game. They presently hold the top spot in the Western Conference and are looking very strong. In their most recent game, the Nuggets defeated the Golden State Warriors by a huge margin of 17 points at home.
Hawks vs Nuggets Prediction and Odds: Home-Away Stats
The Atlanta Hawks have won 3 of the last 5 away games.
The Atlanta Hawks have won against the Oklahoma City Thunder, Phoenix Suns, and Dallas Mavericks. They have lost to the Portland Trail Blazers and Chicago Bulls. The Atlanta Hawks are 13-15 on the road.
In the last 5 Away games
- The Atlanta Hawks have scored 124.8 points per game.
- The Atlanta Hawks have conceded 118.8 points per game.
- Number of games that ended with a difference of 3 points or less: 0
- Number of games that ended with a difference of 4-10 points: 3
The Denver Nuggets have won 4 out of 5 home games
The Nuggets were on a 16 home games winning streak before they suffered a defeat at the Oklahoma City Thunders (101-99). Denver Nuggets in their last game won against the likes of the New Orleans Pelicans, Minnesota Timberwolves, Indiana Pacers, and the Golden State Warriors. The Nuggets have an excellent home record of 24-4 in the current season.
In the last 5 home games
- The Denver Nuggets have scored 122.2 points per game.
- The Denver Nuggets have conceded 112 points per game.
- Number of games that ended with a difference of 3 points or less: 1
- Number of games that ended with a difference of 4-10 points: 2
Hawks vs Nuggets Prediction: Offense and Defense
The Atlanta Hawks have maintained a scoring average of 116.5 points this season. In shooting, they played with a success rate of 48.0% in field goals and 35.0% in 3-pointers. The Hawks have the 12th-best offense among all sides with an Adjusted Offensive Rating of 114.4.
The Denver Nuggets maintained a scoring average of 116.6 points this season. In shooting, they played with a success rate of 50.8% in field goals and 39.7% in 3-pointers. The Nuggets have the 3rd -best offense among all sides with an Adjusted Offensive Rating of 117.5.
The Denver Nuggets have a much more formidable attack than the Atlanta Hawks.
The Atlanta Hawks have given away 116.5 points per game in the current season. They maintained an average of 43.5 rebounds, with 7.0 steals and 4.8 blocks. The Hawks rank 21st in the defense having an Adjusted Defensive Rating of 114.7
The Denver Nuggets have given away 113.2 points per game in the current season. They maintained an average of 42.8 rebounds, with 7.5 steals and 4.4 blocks. The Nuggets rank 17th in the defense having an Adjusted Defensive Rating of 114.1.
The Nuggets are slightly ahead in defense.
Hawks vs Nuggets Prediction and Odds
The host Denver Nuggets will be starting as home favorites against the Atlanta Hawks. The latest spread, the Moneyline and the Win Probability for this game are:
- Atlanta Hawks: +8.5 (-105)
- Denver Nuggets: -8.5 (-105)
- Atlanta Hawks: +305
- Denver Nuggets: -335
- Atlanta Hawks: 29%
- Denver Nuggets: 71%
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Hawks vs Nuggets Prediction and Odds: Last Game Analysis
Can the Nuggets continue their dominance?
It was an exciting night for the nuggets as they defeated the Golden State Warriors (134-117). Jamal Murray is at the top of his performance as he made 33 points for the Nuggets. Nikola Jokic made 22 points with 16 assists and 14 rebounds making his 17 Triple double of the season. It was a spectacular offensive display by the Nuggets as they took another victory at home.
The Golden State Warriors were looking good at the start and made an eleven-point lead in the 2nd quarter, but they lost steam as the game shifted in the Nuggets’ favor. Stephen Curry scored 28 points while Jordan Poole added 22 points. The Warriors were playing without their two key players, Draymond Green and Klay Thompson who were out of the game following injuries.
Can the Hawks maintain their momentum?
It was the Hawks’ night as they secured a huge win against the Phoenix Suns (132-100) at their last game. The Hawks were impressive from behind the arc making 19 out of 33 shots. They gained a huge lead (102-67) by the end of the 3rd quarter. Dejounte Murray scored 21 points while Trae Young added 20 points with 12 assists to lead the Hawks to victory.
Everything was going against the Phoenix Suns, their shots were just not falling. The Suns only manage to convert 4 out of 28 shots from behind the arc. Mikal Bridges scored 23 points while Deandre Ayton made 20 points and 9 rebounds for the Suns. The 16 turnovers by the Suns can be said to be the reason behind their huge loss.
Nuggets vs Hawks Prediction and Odds: Head-to-Head Stats
Both these teams have met 96 times in the regular season of the NBA. The Atlanta Hawks are ahead with 52 wins, while the Denver Nuggets are not far behind with 44 wins
If we check out the last 5 meetings, Nuggets won 3 games and the Hawks won 2 games. The previous clash took place in the current season on Dec 2nd, 2022. The Atlanta Hawks won that game with a score of 1217-109.
Head-to-Head: Key Highlights (Last 5 Meetings)
- The Denver Nuggets hosted 2 games and won both of them.
- Average Number of Total Points scored: 228.2
- Average Number of Points scored by the Denver Nuggets: 110.6
- Average Number of Points scored by the Atlanta Hawks: 117.6
Hawks vs Nuggets Prediction and Odds: Players to Watch Out
Trae Young (Point Guard) Subject to fitness.
Points Per Game: 27.0 | Assists Per Game: 9.9 | Rebounds Per Game: 2.9
Dejounte Murray (Shooting Guard)
Points Per Game: 21.2 | Assists Per Game: 6.1 | Rebounds Per Game: 5.5
De’Andre Hunter (Small Forward)
Points Per Game: 15.6 | Rebounds Per Game: 4.3 | Assists Per Game: 1.3
Nikola Jokic (Center)
Points Per Game: 25.1 | Rebounds Per Game: 11.1 | Assists Per Game: 10
Jamal Murray (Point Guard)
Points Per Game: 19.4 | Assists Per Game: 5.7 | Rebounds Per Game: 4.1
M. Porter Jr (Small Forward)
Points Per Game: 16.2 | Rebounds Per Game: 5.7 | Steals Per Game: 0.6
Hawks vs Nuggets Prediction and Odds: Winner Prediction
- The Denver Nuggets have the home advantage
- Offensive Advantage: Nuggets
- Defensive Advantage: Nuggets
- Overall: Advantage Nuggets
The Denver Nuggets are in form and have lost only 4 home games. The Atlanta Hawks will have to maximize their effort at both ends of the court if they want to overcome the Nuggets. While injuries are creating problems for the Nuggets, Aaron Gordon is out following an ankle injury. Denver Nuggets will try to strengthen their position on the top by defeating the Hawks, on the other hand, the Hawks need this win desperately if they want to get in the top 6.
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