Atlanta Hawks vs Philadelphia 76ers NBA Odds and Predictions
The Philadelphia 76ers are set to pose a formidable challenge when they play Atlanta Hawks in an all-important clash. The Atlanta based club who didn’t have the best of get away have put on inspirational performances this season.
On the other hand, the giants Philadelphia 76ers have managed to accumulate a strong squad who can defeat even the best of the opposition. They are on a two-match winning streak and would be looking to grab the top position from the Nets. Even though the 76ers are tipped to emerge as the winners, the visitors are known to step up in big games.
76ers beat the Hawks on Wednesday night. FiveThirtyEight predicts an easy win for Philadelphia 76ers even on Friday night. The latest Atlanta Hawks vs Philadelphia 76ers NBA Odds and Predictions also predicts the same.The latest Atlanta Hawks vs Philadelphia 76ers NBA Odds and Predictions updated on 30th April.
Atlanta Hawks vs Philadelphia 76ers NBA Odds and Predictions: Recent form
The Philadelphia 76ers have been one of the sides to watch out for given the way they have carried themselves in Eastern conference. After getting off to a fiery start, they never looked back as they managed to stay at the top of the table.
As an icing on the cake, their winning spree in February and March meant that they were projected as the firm favorites. In the last five games, they lost the first three games but made a good comeback with triumphs against Thunder and Hawks. Despite occupying 2nd spot in the table, they are slightly off their game and are looking to get back the charisma.
On the other hand, the Hawks’ campaign was a little tentative and a tad inconsistent at the start, but they turned it on as the games progressed which in turn cemented their play-off spot. The Hawks was down in dumps with abysmal performances in January but the way they turned it around is one of the highlights of this season.
In this month’s campaign, they managed to script victories against Spurs, Pelicans, Warriors and Heat. In their last game against 76ers, they were worn down comfortably in what looked like a one-sided clash. The Hawks are currently 5th in the Eastern conference and a win will do them a world of good for their confidence.
Atlanta Hawks vs Philadelphia 76ers NBA Odds and Predictions: Head-to-head
Regular season (386 games): Hawks – 191 wins, 76ers – 195 wins.
Playoffs played (7 games): Hawks – 1 win, 76ers – 6 wins.
Previous meeting: 76ers won 127-83 on 28th April 2021 in a regular season fixture.
Atlanta Hawks vs Philadelphia 76ers NBA Odds and Predictions: Players to watch
Joel Embiid who plays as the center and power forward has a field goal percentage of 51.4 and a free throw percentage of 85. He performed exceptionally against Bulls as he provided 17 points and 6 assists.
Seth Curry who is the shooting guard in the side has an efficiency rating of 11.86 and average of 12 points in every outing so far.
Ben Simmons is an important shooting guard with a field goal success of 54.8% and 1.6 steals on an average. He was on the pitch for 16 minutes in his last outing where he scored 8 points and 6 assists.
Tobias Harris who usually plays as the power forward has averaged 20 points per game along with an efficiency rating of 31.30.
Brandon Goodwin who has played at the point guard has been underwhelming and needs to step up as he averages just 5 points and 2 assists in his career.
Solomon Hill who is the small forward has 2.4 dribbles per game as he amassed 14 points against 76ers. The Center Clint Capela has done a tidy job with 2.1 blocks and 1.2 turnovers in this season.
John Collins brings the power and versatility to the center with a free throw percentage of 83.5% and a field goal percentage of 55.1% in 53 outings.
Lou Williams who is the shooting guard played for 31 minutes as he provided 10 points and 5 assists.
Atlanta Hawks vs Philadelphia 76ers NBA Odds and Predictions: Predicted Winner
The odds and predictions for this battle between 76ers and Hawks would be interesting to look at. The 76ers are in a great position in this championship whereas Atlanta Hawks are the 16th favorites with heavy odds stacked against them. Premium platforms like Oddschecker and SMarkets have also shared the same in their outright predictions.
Looking at FiveThirtyEight, they have gone on to pick Philadelphia 76ers to start as hot favorites with the away team getting just 25% to secure a big victory on Friday night.