Hawks vs Kings: NBA Betting Preview, Tips and Picks – March 13, 2021

Posted By PlayPicks Staff on March 13, 2021 - Last Updated on March 17, 2021

Trae Young leads the Atlanta Hawks (17-20) into a matchup against the Sacramento Kings (15-22) after putting up 37 points in a 121-120 win over the Raptors. The Hawks are 4-point favorites in the game on Saturday, March 13, 2021, which tips at 7:30 PM ET on FS-SE. The matchup has an over/under of 240.5 points.

The betting insights in this article reflect data from DraftKings sportsbook as of March 13, 2021, 1:05 AM ET. See table below for current betting odds.

Hawks vs Kings Betting Odds

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Injury Report as of March 13

Hawks:
Onyeka Okongwu: Day To Day (Adductor),
Cam Reddish: Out (Achilles),
Kris Dunn: Out (Ankle/Knee),
De’Andre Hunter: Out (Right Knee)

Kings:
Robert Woodard II: Day To Day (Hamstring),
Hassan Whiteside: Out (Health and Safety Protocols),
Chimezie Metu: Out (Wrist)

Computer Picks

Spread Pick Hawks (-4)
Total Pick Under (240.5)
Prediction Hawks 119, Kings 112

Our computers expect the same result as DraftKings, but have the Hawks winning by a considerably larger margin (7.1 points). Take the Hawks.

The model projects a total (230.1 points) much lower than the one set by DraftKings for this game (240.5 points). Take the under.

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Hawks Key Players

Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Trae Young 35 26.7 4.2 9.3 0.9 0.3 2.5
John Collins 37 17.8 7.6 1.4 0.5 1.0 1.4
De’Andre Hunter 18 17.2 5.4 2.2 0.9 0.5 1.7
Clint Capela 33 14.5 14.3 0.9 0.8 2.3 0.0
Kevin Huerter 37 12.3 3.6 3.6 1.3 0.2 2.2

Kings Key Players

Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
De’Aaron Fox 36 23.2 3.3 7.6 1.3 0.5 1.9
Harrison Barnes 34 16.8 6.2 3.5 0.8 0.2 1.6
Buddy Hield 37 16.5 4.6 3.3 0.8 0.3 3.9
Marvin Bagley III 35 14.0 7.5 1.0 0.5 0.5 1.0
Richaun Holmes 33 13.2 8.4 1.7 0.7 1.5 0.0

Shooting Trends

  • This season, the Hawks have a 45.3% shooting percentage from the field, which is 3.8% lower than the 49.1% of shots the Kings’ opponents have hit.
  • Atlanta is 5-2 against the spread and 5-2 overall when it shoots higher than 49.1% from the field.
  • Sacramento has an 8-2 record against the spread and an 8-2 record overall when allowing its opponents to hit more than 45.3% of their shots from the field.
  • The Kings are shooting 48.1% from the field, two% higher than the 46.1% the Hawks’ opponents have shot this season.
  • Sacramento is 11-14 against the spread and 10-15 overall when it shoots better than 46.1% from the field.
  • When Atlanta’s opponents shoot greater than 48.1% from the field, it is 13-8-1 against the spread and 16-6 overall.
  • The Hawks’ 36.1% three-point shooting percentage this season is 3.6 percentage points lower than opponents of the Kings have shot from beyond the arc (39.7%).
  • Atlanta is 5-2-1 against the spread and 7-1 overall when it shoots better than 39.7% from distance.
  • Sacramento is 10-3 against the spread and 9-4 overall when its opponents shoot higher than 36.1% from deep.
  • The Kings’ three-point shooting percentage this season (36.8%) is -1.8 percentage points lower than opponents of the Hawks are averaging (35%).
  • Sacramento is 9-12 ATS and 9-12 overall when the team makes more than 35% of its three-point attempts.
  • Atlanta is 13-9 ATS and 13-9 overall in games it shoots above 36.8% from deep.
  • The Hawks knock down 12.7 three-pointers per game this season, just 0.5 more makes per game than the Kings give up 12.2.
  • Atlanta is 10-6-1 against the spread and 11-6 overall when it makes more threes than its opponents, while Sacramento is 4-14 ATS and 2-16 straight up in games when it is out-shot from distance.
  • The Kings make the 20th-most three-pointers in the league, while the Hawks give up the seventh-fewest makes from beyond the arc.

Hawks vs Kings Stat Rankings

Hawks Rank Hawks AVG Kings AVG Kings Rank
15th 112.8 Points Scored 115 8th
19th 112.4 Points Allowed 119.9 30th
6th 45.9 Rebounds 42.7 21st
2nd 11.3 Off. Rebounds 10.4 12th
18th 12.7 3pt Made 12.2 20th
20th 24.2 Assists 26 9th
18th 13.7 Turnovers 13.2 12th

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