Nets vs Hawks: NBA Betting Preview, Tips and Picks – December 30, 2020

Posted By PlayPicks Staff on December 30, 2020

The Atlanta Hawks (3-0) will try to extend a three-game win streak when they visit the Brooklyn Nets (2-2) on Wednesday, December 30, 2020 at Barclays Center as underdogs. The contest airs at 7:30 PM ET on YES. The over/under is in the matchup.

The betting insights in this article reflect data from FanDuel sportsbook as of December 30, 2020, 1:06 AM ET. See table below for current betting odds.

Nets vs Hawks Betting Odds

Injury Report as of December 30

Nets:
Nicolas Claxton: Out (Right knee),
Spencer Dinwiddie: Out (ACL)

Hawks:
Onyeka Okongwu: Out (Foot),
Clint Capela: Day To Day (Achilles),
Kris Dunn: Out (Right ankle),
Danilo Gallinari: Day To Day (Left foot),
Tony Snell: Out (Foot)

Computer Picks

Pick ATS:

Pick OU:
Under (239.5)

Prediction:
Hawks 116 Nets 112
Sign up for FanDuel Sportsbook here and get the best bonuses available anywhere!The model predicts a total (228.2 points) much lower than the one set by DraftKings for this matchup (239.5 points). Take the under.

Nets Key Players

Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Kyrie Irving 20 27.4 5.2 6.4 1.4 0.5 2.8
Spencer Dinwiddie 64 20.6 3.5 6.8 0.6 0.3 1.9
Caris LeVert 45 18.7 4.2 4.4 1.2 0.2 1.8
Joe Harris 69 14.5 4.3 2.1 0.6 0.2 2.5
Jeff Green 18 12.2 2.9 1.7 0.8 0.5 1.6

Hawks Key Players

Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Trae Young 60 29.6 4.3 9.3 1.1 0.1 3.4
John Collins 41 21.6 10.1 1.5 0.8 1.6 1.4
Danilo Gallinari 62 18.7 5.2 1.9 0.7 0.1 2.9
Bogdan Bogdanovic 61 15.1 3.4 3.4 1.0 0.2 2.7
Clint Capela 39 13.9 13.8 1.2 0.8 1.8 0.0

Shooting Trends

  • Last season, the Nets had a 44.5% shooting percentage from the field, which was 3.3% lower than the 47.8% of shots the Hawks’ opponents hit.
  • Brooklyn went 15-7 against the spread and 15-7 overall when it shot higher than 47.8% from the field.
  • Atlanta’s record was 17-2 against the spread and 10-9 overall when its opponents made more than 44.5% of their shots from the field.
  • The Hawks shot at a 44.9% clip from the field last season, -0.1 percentage points fewer than the 44.8% shooting opponents of the Nets averaged.
  • Atlanta had compiled a 19-11-2 record against the spread and an 18-15 straight up record in games it shot above 44.8% from the field.
  • Brooklyn went 22-18 against the spread and 21-19 overall in games it allowed opponents to shoot over 44.9% from the field.
  • The Nets shot 34.2% from three-point range last season, 2.1% lower than the 36.3% the Hawks allowed to opponents.
  • Brooklyn went 20-13 against the spread and 20-13 overall when it shot better than 36.3% from distance.
  • Atlanta went 23-5 against the spread and 15-13 overall when its opponents shot higher than 34.2% from deep.
  • The Hawks hit 33.3% of their shots from three-point range, which was 2.2 percentage points fewer than the 35.5% the Nets’ opponents averaged last season.
  • Atlanta went 16-8-1 ATS and 12-13 overall when the team hit more than 35.5% of its three-point attempts.
  • Brooklyn went 23-11 ATS and 19-15 overall in games it shot over 33.3% from deep.
  • The Nets knocked down 13.2 three-pointers per game last season, 1.2 more made shots on average than the 12 per game the Hawks allowed.
  • Brooklyn went 28-13 against the spread and 22-19 overall last season in games it out-shot its opponents from the three-point line. When Atlanta hit fewer threes than its opponents, it went 5-24 ATS and 1-28 straight up.
  • The Hawks made the 16th-most three-pointers in the league a season ago, while the Nets allowed the 13th-fewest makes from beyond the arc.

Nets vs Hawks Stat Rankings

Nets Rank Nets AVG Hawks AVG Hawks Rank
16th 111.5 Points Scored 111.8 17th
19th 113.1 Points Allowed 119.7 30th
2nd 47.7 Rebounds 43.3 20th
9th 10.6 Off. Rebounds 9.9 19th
9th 13.2 3pt Made 12 16th
15th 24.5 Assists 24 17th
21st 14.5 Turnovers 15.7 29th

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