Hawks vs Grizzlies: NBA Betting Preview, Tips and Picks – April 7, 2021

Posted By PlayPicks Staff on April 7, 2021

The Atlanta Hawks (27-24) will look to extend a four-game winning streak when they host the Memphis Grizzlies (25-23) at 8:00 PM ET on Wednesday, April 7, 2021 as 2-point favorites. The Grizzlies have won three games in a row. The matchup has a point total of 228.5.

The betting insights in this article reflect data from DraftKings sportsbook as of April 7, 2021, 1:05 AM ET. See table below for current betting odds.

Hawks vs Grizzlies Betting Odds

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Injury Report as of April 7

Hawks:
John Collins: Out (Ankle),
Cam Reddish: Out (Achilles),
Kris Dunn: Out (Ankle),
De’Andre Hunter: Out (Knee)

Grizzlies:
Justise Winslow: Out (Thigh),
Jaren Jackson Jr.: Out (Knee),
Brandon Clarke: Out (Calf),
De’Anthony Melton: Out (Leg)

Computer Picks

Spread Pick Hawks (-2)
Total Pick Under (228.5)
Prediction Hawks 114, Grizzlies 110

Both DraftKings and the model expect the Hawks to walk away with the win, but the model spread (4.6) is 2.6 points further in their direction.

The model predicts a total 4.8 points lower than the one set by DraftKings for this game.

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Hawks Key Players

Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Trae Young 48 25.3 3.9 9.5 0.9 0.2 2.4
John Collins 47 18.2 7.7 1.4 0.5 1.0 1.3
De’Andre Hunter 20 16.0 5.1 2.1 0.9 0.5 1.6
Clint Capela 45 15.1 14.1 0.8 0.7 2.3 0.0
Danilo Gallinari 38 13.2 4.1 1.4 0.5 0.2 2.1

Hawks Player Props

  • Trae Young’s PRA prop total for the contest is set at 38.5, 0.1 lower than his season average of 38.6.
  • Clint Capela’s PRA prop over/under for the game is set at 35.5, 5.5 higher than his season average of 30.0.
  • Bogdan Bogdanovic’s three pointers made prop over/under for the contest is set at 3.5, 1.1 shots higher than his season average of 2.4.
  • Cameron Reddish’s steals prop over/under for the contest is set at 1.5, 0.2 steals greater than his season average of 1.3.

Grizzlies Key Players

Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Ja Morant 40 18.8 3.4 7.4 0.9 0.2 0.9
Dillon Brooks 45 16.3 2.9 2.4 1.3 0.4 1.9
Jonas Valanciunas 43 16.3 12.5 1.7 0.6 0.7 0.3
Kyle Anderson 46 12.5 5.8 3.4 1.2 0.8 1.3
Brandon Clarke 41 11.7 5.5 1.7 1.1 0.8 0.5

Grizzlies Player Props

  • Ja Morant’s PRA prop over/under for the game is set at 36.5, 6.9 higher than his season average of 29.6.
  • Jonas Valanciunas’ rebounding prop over/under for the game is set at 18.5 rebounds, 6.0 rebounds greater than his season average of 12.5.
  • Grayson Allen’s three pointers made prop total for the game is set at 2.5, 0.4 shots greater than his season average of 2.1.
  • Brandon Clarke’s blocks prop total for the contest is set at 1.5, 0.7 blocks higher than his season average of 0.8.

Shooting Trends

  • This season, the Hawks have a 46.3% shooting percentage from the field, which is 0.4% lower than the 46.7% of shots the Grizzlies’ opponents have hit.
  • In games Atlanta shoots better than 46.7% from the field, it is 16-8 against the spread and 15-9 overall.
  • Memphis has a 22-4-1 record against the spread and an 18-9 record overall when allowing its opponents to make more than 46.3% of their shots from the field.
  • The Grizzlies are shooting 46.4% from the field, 0.5% higher than the 45.9% the Hawks’ opponents have shot this season.
  • Memphis is 22-5 against the spread and 20-7 overall when it shoots higher than 45.9% from the field.
  • When Atlanta’s opponents shoot greater than 46.4% from the field, it is 19-7-1 against the spread and 22-5 overall.
  • The Hawks shoot 37.3% from three-point range, 0.7% higher than the 36.6% the Grizzlies allow to opponents.
  • Atlanta has put together an 18-5-1 record against the spread and an 18-6 straight-up record in games this season when the team knocks down more than 36.6% of its three-point attempts.
  • Memphis has put up a 21-5-1 against the spread while going 17-10 overall in games this season when its opponents shoot better than 37.3% from deep.
  • The Grizzlies shoot 35.4% from three-point distance this season. That’s just 0.8 percentage points higher than the Hawks have allowed their opponents to shoot from deep (34.6%).
  • Memphis is 19-5 against the spread and 16-8 overall when shooting above 34.6% as a team from three-point range.
  • Atlanta is 20-10 ATS and 20-10 overall in games it shoots above 35.4% from deep.
  • The Hawks connect on 12.7 three-pointers per game this season, 1.9 more makes per game than the Grizzlies allow (10.8).
  • Atlanta has gone 18-7-1 against the spread and 19-7 overall this season in games it has out-shot its opponents from the three-point line. When Memphis hits fewer three-pointers than its opponents, it is 13-15 ATS and 11-17 straight up.
  • The Grizzlies rank 27th in the NBA in made three-pointers, while the Hawks allow the sixth-fewest made threes in the league.

Hawks vs Grizzlies Stat Rankings

Hawks Rank Hawks AVG Grizzlies AVG Grizzlies Rank
11th 113.4 Points Scored 112.1 15th
11th 111.2 Points Allowed 111.1 13th
8th 45.5 Rebounds 46.2 7th
4th 10.8 Off. Rebounds 11.2 2nd
14th 12.7 3pt Made 10.8 27th
19th 24.2 Assists 26.7 4th
12th 13.1 Turnovers 12.9 11th

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