Hawks vs Kings: NBA Betting Preview, Tips and Picks – March 24, 2021

Posted By PlayPicks Staff on March 24, 2021 - Last Updated on April 2, 2021

A game after he scored 30 points in a 119-105 win over the Cavaliers, De’Aaron Fox leads the Sacramento Kings (18-25) at home against the Atlanta Hawks (22-21) on Wednesday, March 24, 2021. The Kings are underdogs by 3 points in the matchup, which tips off at 10:00 PM ET on NBCS-CA. The matchup has an over/under of 236.5 points.

The betting insights in this article reflect data from William Hill sportsbook as of March 23, 2021, 9:55 PM ET. See table below for current betting odds.

Hawks vs Kings Betting Odds

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Injury Report as of March 24

Hawks:
Cam Reddish: Out (Achilles),
Kris Dunn: Out (Ankle),
Danilo Gallinari: Day To Day (Knee)

Kings:
Marvin Bagley III: Out (Hand),
Chimezie Metu: Day To Day (Wrist),
Jahmi’us Ramsey: Day To Day (Hamstring)

Computer Picks

Spread Pick Kings (+3)
Total Pick Under (236.5)
Prediction Hawks 115, Kings 113

The model and William Hill both have the Hawks taking home the win, but the model has them winning by slightly less (2.3 points). Lean towards taking the Kings.

The model projects a total (228.6 points) much lower than the one set by William Hill for this game (236.5 points). Take the under.

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Hawks Key Players

Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Trae Young 41 25.7 4.1 9.4 0.8 0.2 2.5
John Collins 43 18.3 7.8 1.3 0.5 1.1 1.3
De’Andre Hunter 19 16.7 5.2 2.2 0.9 0.5 1.6
Clint Capela 37 14.4 14.1 0.9 0.7 2.2 0.0
Danilo Gallinari 31 12.8 4.0 1.5 0.6 0.2 2.2

Kings Key Players

Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
De’Aaron Fox 42 23.8 3.4 7.4 1.3 0.4 1.8
Buddy Hield 43 16.9 4.7 3.3 0.8 0.3 4.0
Harrison Barnes 40 16.3 6.5 3.7 0.7 0.2 1.6
Richaun Holmes 39 13.9 8.7 1.8 0.7 1.6 0.1
Marvin Bagley III 37 13.9 7.4 0.9 0.5 0.5 0.9

Shooting Trends

  • The Hawks are shooting 45.6% from the field this season, 3.3 percentage points lower than the 48.9% the Kings allow to opponents.
  • Atlanta has an 8-2 record against the spread and an 8-2 straight-up record in games it shoots better than 48.9% from the field.
  • Sacramento’s record is 10-2 against the spread and 10-2 overall when its opponents make more than 45.6% of their shots from the field.
  • The Kings’ 48.1% shooting percentage from the field this season is 2.5 percentage points higher than the Hawks have allowed to their opponents (45.6%).
  • Sacramento is 14-16 against the spread and 13-17 overall when it shoots better than 45.6% from the field.
  • Atlanta is 18-8-1 against the spread and 21-6 overall in games it allows opponents to shoot above 48.1% from the field.
  • The Hawks shoot 36.4% from beyond the arc, 2.7% lower than the 39.1% the Kings allow to opponents.
  • Atlanta has assembled a 10-2-1 record against the spread and a 10-3 straight-up record in games this season when the team connects on more than 39.1% of its three-point shots.
  • Sacramento is 13-4 against the spread and 12-5 overall when its opponents shoot better than 36.4% from deep.
  • The Kings are making 36.2% of their shots from deep, which is -1.5 percentage points fewer than the 34.7% the Hawks’ opponents are averaging on the season.
  • Sacramento has an 11-13 ATS record and is 11-13 straight-up when the team hits more than 34.7% of its three-point attempts.
  • Atlanta has a 16-9 ATS record and a 16-9 straight-up record this season when it connects on more than 36.2% of its three-point attempts.
  • The Hawks’ 12.7 made three-pointers per game this season are just 0.8 more made shots on average than the 11.9 per game the Kings allow.
  • Atlanta is 14-6-1 against the spread and 15-6 overall when it hit more threes than its opponents, while Sacramento is 4-17 ATS and 2-19 straight up in games when it is out-shot from the three-point line.
  • The Hawks are the 15th-best three-point shooting team in the NBA, while the Kings allow the 17th-fewest makes from deep.

Hawks vs Kings Stat Rankings

Hawks Rank Hawks AVG Kings AVG Kings Rank
15th 112.6 Points Scored 114.6 9th
10th 110.7 Points Allowed 119.3 29th
5th 46 Rebounds 42.7 20th
2nd 11.3 Off. Rebounds 10.3 14th
15th 12.7 3pt Made 11.9 22nd
19th 24.3 Assists 26 11th
14th 13.3 Turnovers 13 10th

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