Nets vs. Hawks: NBA Betting Preview, Tips and Picks – February 29, 2024

Written By PlayPicks Staff on February 28, 2024

The Brooklyn Nets (22-36) host the Atlanta Hawks (26-32) on February 29, 2024 at Barclays Center. The Nets are favorites by one point as they look to snap out of a funk. They’re 2-8 in their last 10 games. The over/under is set at 220 points for this matchup.

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Nets vs. Hawks Betting Odds

Favorite Spread Total
Nets -1 220

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Injury Report as of February 29

Nets: Cameron Thomas: Out (Ankle), Ben Simmons: Out (Leg), Dariq Whitehead: Out (Shin), Jordan Goodwin: Out (Not With Team), Jordan Goodwin: Out (Not With Team)

Hawks: Trae Young: Out (Hand), Onyeka Okongwu: Out (Toe), Mouhamed Gueye: Out (Back)

Computer Picks

Spread Pick Nets (-1)
Total Pick Over (220)

Predictions are calculated by a data-driven algorithm (raw power score) that ranks head-to-head matchup results within a closed network of games. Prediction confidence is determined by the delta between each team’s raw power score.

Nets vs. Hawks Stat Rankings

Nets Avg. (Rank) Hawks Avg. (Rank)
111.9 (23rd) Points Scored 121.2 (4th)
114.8 (16th) Points Allowed 122.9 (29th)
44.4 (8th) Rebounds 45.2 (6th)
11.6 (6th) Off. Rebounds 13.1 (1st)
13.6 (7th) 3pt Made 13.7 (6th)
26.5 (15th) Assists 26.3 (18th)
12.0 (7th) Turnovers 12.7 (12th)

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Nets Key Players

Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Mikal Bridges 58 21.1 4.8 3.7 0.9 0.4 2.5
Dennis Schroder 51 13.7 2.7 6.1 0.9 0.2 1.5
Cameron Johnson 45 13.3 4.5 2.5 0.8 0.3 2.3
Nicolas Claxton 48 12.0 9.9 1.9 0.6 2.2 0.0
Lonnie Walker IV 38 11.1 2.2 1.5 0.7 0.3 2.1

Hawks Key Players

Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Dejounte Murray 55 21.5 5.3 5.6 1.3 0.3 2.2
Bogdan Bogdanovic 56 16.9 3.3 2.8 1.3 0.3 3.1
Jalen Johnson 44 15.9 8.8 3.5 1.2 0.9 1.2
De’Andre Hunter 34 15.4 4.0 1.3 0.8 0.4 1.9
Saddiq Bey 57 13.6 6.5 1.4 0.8 0.1 1.8

Betting Trends

  • Against the spread, the Nets are 25-30-3 this season.
  • As 1-point favorites or more, Brooklyn is 11-7 against the spread.
  • This year, 25 of the Nets’ 58 games have hit the over.
  • Brooklyn’s games have finished with more than 220 points 37 times so far this year.
  • Nets games average 226.8 total points this season, 6.8 points less than the over/under for this matchup.
  • The Hawks have 19 wins in 58 games against the spread this year.
  • As a 1-point underdog or greater, Atlanta is 8-17 against the spread.
  • The Hawks have seen 30 of their 58 games hit the over.
  • There have been 52 Atlanta’s games this year with more than 220 points scored.
  • The average total points scored in Hawks games this year (220) is 24.0 points higher than the total for this matchup.

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