Atlanta Hawks vs Philadelphia 76ers 6/8/2021 NBA Picks and Previews
Posted by: Hilbert Mayer
Atlanta Hawks vs Philadelphia 76ers 6/8/2021 – The Atlanta Hawks pulled out a huge upset in Game 1 and they now own the early 1-0 lead in this best-of-seven series against the top-seeded team in the NBA Eastern Conference Philadelphia 76ers. Game 2 is set to commence this Tuesday, June 8 at the Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and the tip-off happens at exactly 7:30 p.m. Eastern Time. TNT holds the broadcast rights for this matchup and the same feed will be shared to NBA League Pass for the online live stream. NBA game odds forecast that the Philadelphia 76ers will even up the series against the Atlanta Hawks.
Atlanta Hawks vs Philadelphia 76ers 6/8/2021
Atlanta Hawks vs Philadelphia 76ers 6/8/2021 Betting Odds
Atlanta Hawks Betting
The Atlanta Hawks turned the tables around the Philadelphia 76ers and took Game 1, 128-124. Trae Young caught fire doing 35 points, ten assists, two rebounds and four three-pointers. He got help from John Collins and Bogdan Bordanovic each had 21 points. Kevin Huerter came off the bench to tally 15 points, five rebounds and four assists. Clint Capela did his best to contain Joel Embiid and contributed 11 points, ten rebounds and a block. This team had a strong first half leading by 20 points. They got a scare in the fourth period and it is obvious that they need to find ways not to let the Sixers catch up like that.
Players to watch: T. Young PG 6 GP 6 GS 36.8 MIN 30.2 PTS 0.5 OR 2.2 DR 2.7 REB 9.8 AST 0.8 STL 0 BLK 3.2 TO 1.5 PF 3.1 AST/TO 21.86 PER
B. Bogdanovic SG 5 GP 5 GS 35.6 MIN 14.4 PTS 1 OR 5.6 DR 6.6 REB 3.8 AST 1.4 STL 0.6 BLK 0.8 TO 3.2 PF 4.8 AST/TO 12.1 PER
J. Collins PF 5 GP 5 GS 28.8 MIN 12.2 PTS 0.6 OR 5.4 DR 6 REB 0.6 AST 0.4 STL 0.6 BLK 0.4 TO 2.8 PF 1.5 AST/TO 13.08 PER.
Philadelphia 76ers Betting
The Philadelphia 76ers had a rough start allowing the Atlanta Hawks to mount a 26-point lead and it cost them the game along with the home court advantage. Joel Embiid made it back from an injury and he showed no signs of ailing by providing 39 points, nine rebounds, four assets and three blocks. Seth Curry drilled down five three-pointers to finish with a total of 21 points while Tobias Harris tallied a double-double of 20 points and ten rebounds. Ben Simmons had a better performance as compared to the previous round with 17 points and ten assists but this team fell short on the comeback trail.
Players to Watch: T. Harris PF 5 GP 5 GS 33.2 MIN 25 PTS 0.2 OR 9.8 DR 10 REB 3.8 AST 1.2 STL 0.4 BLK 1.4 TO 2.2 PF 2.7 AST/TO 20.02 PER
J. Embiid C 4 GP 4 GS 23.8 MIN 24 PTS 0 OR 6.8 DR 6.8 REB 2.5 AST 1 STL 0.5 BLK 2.3 TO 2 PF 1.1 AST/TO 28.73 PER
S. Curry SG 5 GP 5 GS 28.4 MIN 15.8 PTS 0.2 OR 1 DR 1.2 REB 2.8 AST 0.6 STL 0 BLK 0.6 TO 2.4 PF 4.7 AST/TO 13.66 PER.
Atlanta Hawks vs Philadelphia 76ers 6/8/2021 Betting Numbers
Atlanta are 7-1 ATS in their last 8 games.
The total has gone OVER in 7 of Philadelphia’s last 8 games.
Kris Dunn PG Illness is OUT Tuesday vs Philadelphia
Joel Embiid C Knee is “?” Tuesday vs Atlanta
Atlanta Hawks vs Philadelphia 76ers Betting Picks
The Philadelphia 76ers are in a must-win situation and they don’t want to go to Game 3 and 4 on the road on a 0-2 disadvantage. Expect the Sixers to come out strong as the top online sportsbook sees them evening up the series against the Atlanta Hawks.
Moneyline: The Sixers are owning an ML of -110 in this matchup while the Hawks have the same if they take Game 2.
ATS: It is 4.5 points across the spread with the Sixers owning the -4.5 while the Hawks are on the other side with +4.5.
TOTALs: The given total for both teams to tough is at 222.5 points with the Sixers going under and the Hawks are over.
Score Prediction: 115 – 109, Sixers