The 22-16 Atlanta Hawks will travel to meet the 23-16 Brooklyn Nets in an NBA pro basketball game on Friday night. Tip time from Brooklyn is set for 7:30PM Eastern Time with national television coverage provided by the NBA League Pass Channel.
The NBA pro basketball odds from this contest has the home club Brooklyn Nets favored by -6 points with an over under line of 192 ½ points. There has been no line movement in this game since the odds came out a few hours ago on this game.
The teams met on January 16th where the Hawks post the 109-95 home win as a -3 point betting favorite. The total landed over 187 ½ points. Trend: Brooklyn Nets are 4-1-1 ATS in their past six games.
The Hawks are 9-10 on the road the season. Entering the first of this home and road series with the Nets on Wednesday the Hawks had lost seven of nine and was embarrassed by Chicago losing 98-58. They come off the 109-95 home win on Wednesday to the Brooklyn Nets as a -3 point betting favorite. The total came in at over 187 ½ points. Atlanta shot nearly 58% from the floor in the win and was led by Jeff Teague with 28 points on 12 of 18 from the field. The Hawks are the sixth ranked scoring defense in the league allowing 95 points a game. Josh Smith will return to the lineup on Friday night after serving a one game suspension dealt by the team due to bad behavior.
The Brooklyn Nets are 15-7 on their home court. They had their seven game win streak snapped in their loss on Wednesday to Atlanta. The Nets had a poor night from the three point line making just 4 of 26 from beyond the arc. Brook Lopez led the Nets with 22 points and 9 rebounds on 10 of 14 shooting. Defensively the Nets sit near the bottom of the league in defensive field goal percentage by allowing 46% shooting ranking 28th in the league.