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Atlanta Hawks vs Cleveland Cavaliers 2/23/2021 NBA Picks and Previews

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Atlanta Hawks vs Cleveland Cavaliers 2-23-2021 NBA Picks and Previews

Atlanta Hawks vs Cleveland Cavaliers 2/23/2021 – The Cleveland Cavaliers sunk deep into the NBA Eastern Conference standings as they lost ten straight games already. They hope to stop it soon when they host the Atlanta Hawks this Tuesday, February 23. The game will be held at the Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse in Cleveland, Ohio. Fox Sports Ohio and Fox Sports Southeast will broadcast the game live at 7:00 p.m. Eastern Time. NBA League Pass will also have the game through online live streaming. The visiting Atlanta Hawks are the favorites to win this game as seen in NBA Vegas Odds and prolong the misery of the Cleveland Cavaliers.

Atlanta Hawks vs Cleveland Cavaliers 2/23/2021

When: February 23, 2021 7:00 PM ET
Where: Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse, Cleveland, Ohio
TV: FOX Sports Ohio, Fox Sports Southeast
Stream: NBA League Pass

Atlanta Hawks vs Cleveland Cavaliers 2/23/2021 Betting Odds
Team SP/RL TOTAL ML
Atlanta Hawks -7 (-110) 229 o (110) -300
Cleveland Cavaliers +7 (-110) 229 u (110) +250
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Atlanta Hawks Betting

The Atlanta Hawks have managed to pick up a win over the Denver Nuggets during their last game, 123-115. The win was their second in three games with their record now at 13-17. Trae Young was hitting well from the field shooting 10-of-19. The high-scoring guard finished with 35 points, 15 assists, six rebounds, and four three-pointers. Clint Capela continues to be a dominating inside presence giving the team 22 points, 10 rebounds, and a block while John Collins had a double-double of his own with 12 points and 11 rebounds. Tony Snell and Danilo Gallinari each had 12 points off the bench.

Players to watch: T. Young PG 28 GP 28 GS 34.8 MIN 26.9 PTS 0.7 OR 3.2 DR 3.9 REB 9.5 AST 0.9 STL 0.3 BLK 4.3 TO 2 PF 2.2 AST/TO 24.01 PER

J. Collins PF 30 GP 30 GS 31.5 MIN 17.6 PTS 2.2 OR 5.4 DR 7.5 REB 1.6 AST 0.5 STL 1 BLK 1.4 TO 3.3 PF 1.1 AST/TO 18.55 PER

D. Hunter SF 18 GP 18 GS 32.2 MIN 17.2 PTS 0.9 OR 4.5 DR 5.4 REB 2.2 AST 0.9 STL 0.5 BLK 1.4 TO 2.6 PF 1.6 AST/TO 17.57 PER.

Cleveland Cavaliers Betting

The Cleveland Cavaliers are still holding the longest losing streak among active NBA teams right now and things have not been looking well for them. They opted to sit Andre Drummond until they found him in a trade with Jarrett Allen filling in for the all-star center. Their most recent loss was against one of the worst teams in the NBA Western Conference Oklahoma City Thunder by a wide margin of 16 points, 117-101. Collin Sexton led the team in scoring with 27 points while Allen had 26.

Players to Watch: C. Sexton PG 26 GP 26 GS 35.6 MIN 22.9 PTS 0.7 OR 1.8 DR 2.5 REB 4.2 AST 1 STL 0.2 BLK 2.6 TO 2.9 PF 1.6 AST/TO 16.87 PER

A. Drummond C 25 GP 25 GS 28.9 MIN 17.5 PTS 4 OR 9.4 DR 13.5 REB 2.6 AST 1.6 STL 1.2 BLK 3.2 TO 2.8 PF 0.8 AST/TO 20.95 PER

D. Garland PG 23 GP 20 GS 32.7 MIN 16 PTS 0.5 OR 1.7 DR 2.2 REB 5.4 AST 1.1 STL 0.1 BLK 2.5 TO 2.4 PF 2.2 AST/TO 13.37 PER.

Atlanta Hawks vs Cleveland Cavaliers 2/23/2021 Betting Numbers

Trends

Atlanta Hawks

Atlanta are 2-4 ATS in their last 6 games.
The total has gone OVER in 8 of Atlanta’s last 8 games.
Atlanta are 3-8 SU in their last 11 games.
Hawks are 0-5 ATS in their last 5 games against Cleveland.
Atlanta are 1-4 SU in their last 5 games against Cleveland.
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Atlanta’s last 6 games on the road.
The total has gone OVER in 8 of Atlanta’s last 9 games when playing on the road against Cleveland.
Atlanta are 2-5 SU in their last 7 games this season.
Hawks are 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games against an opponent in the Central Division division.
Atlanta are 3-8 SU in their last 11 games played in February.

Cleveland Cavaliers

Cleveland are 0-10 ATS in their last 10 games.
Cavaliers are 0-10 SU in their last 10 games.
The total has gone OVER in 11 of Cleveland’s last 14 games against Atlanta.
Cleveland are 0-6 ATS in their last 6 games at home.
The total has gone OVER in 8 of Cleveland’s last 9 games when playing at home against Atlanta.
Cleveland are 0-13 ATS in their last 13 games this season.
Cavaliers are 1-4 SU in their last 5 games against an opponent in the Eastern Conference conference.
Cleveland are 0-10 SU in their last 10 games played in February.
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Cleveland’s last 8 games played on a Tuesday when at home.

Injuries

Atlanta Hawks

Rajon Rondo PG Back is “?” Tuesday vs Cleveland
Kris Dunn PG Ankle is out indefinitely
Bogdan Bogdanovic SG Knee is out indefinitely
De’Andre Hunter SF Knee is out indefinitely

Cleveland Cavaliers

Kevin Love PF Calf is out indefinitely
Andre Drummond C Possible Trade is out indefinitely
Matthew Dellavedova PG Concussion is downgraded to OUT Tuesday vs Atlanta
Larry Nance Jr. PF Finger is out indefinitely
Taurean Prince SF Ankle is downgraded to doubtful Tuesday vs Atlanta

Head-to-Head
Atlanta Hawks Cleveland Cavaliers
15-15-0 Against the Spread 10-21-0
14-16-0 Straight Up 13-17-1
113 Points per Game 104
113 Points Allowed per Game 113
45.26 Offensive FG% 44.88
82.35 Offensive FT% 71.62
35.31 Offensive 3PT% 33.45
46.17 Defensive FG% 48.56
82.3 Defensive FT% 77.1
34.58 Defensive 3PT% 40.49

Atlanta Hawks vs Cleveland Cavaliers Betting Picks

The Atlanta Hawks have been trying their very best to get back in the playoff picture and this game should be theirs to take. Online Betting sees them as the better pick and it will be a wide win over the Cleveland Cavaliers.

Moneyline: The Cavaliers have an ML of +250 in their home court while the Hawks are given a -300.

ATS: The given spread between both teams is a wide seven points with the Cavs getting the +7 while the Hawks sit at -7.

TOTALs: It is 229 points on the total for both teams to reach with the Hawks going over and the Cavaliers are under.

Score Prediction: 112 – 104, Hawks