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Atlanta Hawks vs Oklahoma City Thunder 2/26/2021 NBA Odds and Picks

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Atlanta Hawks vs Oklahoma City Thunder 2-26-2021 NBA Odds and Picks

Atlanta Hawks vs Oklahoma City Thunder 2/26/2021 – The Atlanta Hawks had high expectations for this season and they seem to be underachieving with the bar that they set. On the other hand, the Oklahoma City Thunder are not as bad as what was predicted. Both teams are set to go up against each other this Friday, February 26 and it will be at the Chesapeake Energy Arena in Oklahoma City. The game starts at 8:00 p.m. Eastern Time and it will be shown on TV at Fox Sports Oklahoma and Fox Sports Southeast. NBA League Pass is the best option to watch the match online. NBA Betting Lines puts the Atlanta Hawks as the safer pick as compared to the Oklahoma City Thunder.

Atlanta Hawks vs Oklahoma City Thunder 2/26/2021

When: February 26, 2021 8:00 PM ET
Where: Chesapeake Energy Arena, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
TV: Fox Sports Oklahoma | Fox Sports Southeast
Stream: NBA League Pass

Atlanta Hawks vs Oklahoma City Thunder 2/26/2021 Betting Odds
Team SP/RL TOTAL ML
Atlanta Hawks -3.5 (-110) 223.5 o (-110) -154
Oklahoma City Thunder +3.5 (-110) 223.5 u (-110) +130
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Atlanta Hawks Betting

The Atlanta Hawks have been inconsistent lately winning two of their last four games. Their most recent win was a morale booster as they prevailed by 15 points, 127-112. Trae Young missed a chance to join the NBA All-Star Game since his team has not been performing well but he was able to finish with 33 points, seven assists and four rebounds. The top scorer for the game is Danilo Gallinari who tallied a season-high of 38 points and shot ten three-pointers. John Collins finished with a double-double of 14 points and 11 boards while Tony Snell rounded up the double-digit scorers with 12.

Players to watch: T. Young PG 30 GP 30 GS 34.9 MIN 27.2 PTS 0.8 OR 3.2 DR 4 REB 9.5 AST 0.8 STL 0.3 BLK 4.3 TO 2 PF 2.2 AST/TO 23.94 PER

J. Collins PF 32 GP 32 GS 30.7 MIN 17.4 PTS 2.2 OR 5.3 DR 7.5 REB 1.5 AST 0.4 STL 1 BLK 1.3 TO 3.3 PF 1.1 AST/TO 18.87 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 17.59 PER.

Oklahoma City Thunder Betting

The Oklahoma City Thunder are getting some success even with the far competitive lineup that they had last year. They have won two of their last three games and their most recent victory was a 13-point rout of the San Antonio Spurs. Shai Gilgeous-Alexander tallied 42 points, eight rebounds, four assists and six three-pointers to lead the team. Lou Dort and Al Horford followed it up with 16 points each. Darius Bazley missed all of his shots but managed to provide 10 rebounds for the Thunder. This team was expected to be the worst team in the NBA Western Conference but they are now above three other teams.

Players to Watch: S. Gilgeous-Alexander SG 26 GP 26 GS 34.1 MIN 23.5 PTS 0.6 OR 4.7 DR 5.3 REB 6.4 AST 0.8 STL 0.6 BLK 3 TO 2.1 PF 2.2 AST/TO 22.43 PER

A. Horford C 22 GP 22 GS 28.3 MIN 14.6 PTS 0.9 OR 6 DR 6.9 REB 3.7 AST 0.9 STL 0.8 BLK 1.1 TO 1.7 PF 3.2 AST/TO 17.58 PER

L. Dort SF 31 GP 31 GS 29.9 MIN 12.6 PTS 0.7 OR 2.8 DR 3.5 REB 1.5 AST 0.8 STL 0.3 BLK 1.5 TO 2.4 PF 1 AST/TO 9.29 PER.

Atlanta Hawks vs Oklahoma City Thunder 2/26/2021 Betting Numbers

Trends

Atlanta Hawks

The total has gone OVER in 9 of Atlanta’s last 10 games.
Atlanta are 4-9 SU in their last 13 games.
Atlanta are 1-4 SU in their last 5 games against Oklahoma City.
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Atlanta’s last 5 games on the road.
Atlanta are 1-6 SU in their last 7 games when playing on the road against Oklahoma City.
The total has gone OVER in 10 of Atlanta’s last 12 games this season.
Atlanta are 1-5 SU in their last 6 games against an opponent in the Western Conference conference.
Atlanta are 6-3 ATS in their last 9 games when playing as the favourite.

Oklahoma City Thunder

Oklahoma City are 2-4 ATS in their last 6 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Oklahoma City’s last 8 games.
Oklahoma City are 3-7 SU in their last 10 games.
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Oklahoma City’s last 6 games against Atlanta.
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Oklahoma City’s last 7 games at home.
Oklahoma City are 6-1 SU in their last 7 games when playing at home against Atlanta.
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Oklahoma City’s last 5 games this season.
Oklahoma City are 12-5 SU in their last 17 games against an opponent in the Eastern Conference conference.
Thunder are 8-4 ATS in their last 12 games against an opponent in the Southeast Division division.
Oklahoma City are 2-4 ATS in their last 6 games played in February.

Injuries

Atlanta Hawks

Kris Dunn PG Ankle is out indefinitely
Bogdan Bogdanovic SG Knee is out indefinitely
De’Andre Hunter SF Knee is out indefinitely
Cam Reddish SG Achilles is “?” Friday vs Oklahoma City

Oklahoma City Thunder

Trevor Ariza SF Personal is out indefinitely
Al Horford C Rest is OUT Friday vs Atlanta
George Hill PG Thumb is out indefinitely
Hamidou Diallo SG Groin is OUT next 2 games

Head-to-Head
Atlanta Hawks Oklahoma City Thunder
16-16-0 Against the Spread 17-14-1
15-17-0 Straight Up 15-17-0
114 Points per Game 107
113 Points Allowed per Game 112
45.48 Offensive FG% 44.82
82.12 Offensive FT% 73.72
36.33 Offensive 3PT% 34.75
46.28 Defensive FG% 46.12
82.36 Defensive FT% 75.53
34.82 Defensive 3PT% 35.06

Atlanta Hawks vs Oklahoma City Thunder Betting Picks

The Atlanta Hawks have great star power and the deep roster to overcome the Oklahoma City Thunder. Sports Betting has the Hawks as the winner of this game on quite a fair margin over the home team Thunder.

Moneyline: The Thunder as the team holding the home court advantage is at +130 on the ML while the Hawks are -154.

ATS: It is 3.5 points on the ATS for this matchup. Thunder is at +3.5 while the Hawks take the -3.5.

TOTALs: It is 223.5 points on the total for this game with the Hawks going over and the Thunder are under.

Score Prediction: 114 – 109, Hawks