Portland Trail Blazers vs Atlanta Hawks 5/3/2021 NBA Spread and Picks
Posted by: Hilbert Mayer
Portland Trail Blazers vs Atlanta Hawks 5/3/2021 – The Atlanta Hawks are trying to recover from a bad losing streak and they need to catch up by taking another victory. They will have home court advantage over the Portland Trail Blazers at the State Farm Arena in Atlanta, Georgia this Monday, May 3. The game begins at exactly 8:00 p.m. Eastern time and it will be shown live at the Bally Sports SE-ATL and NBC Sports Southwest. Both networks will be sharing the same feed in NBA League Pass for their online live streaming subscribers. This is going to be close but according to NBA betting lines, the Atlanta Hawks hold the edge over the Portland Trail Blazers.
Portland Trail Blazers vs Atlanta Hawks 5/3/2021
Portland Trail Blazers vs Atlanta Hawks 5/3/2021 Betting Odds
Portland Trail Blazers Betting
The Portland Trail Blazers won a big one against the Boston Celtics and managed to stay undefeated in this NBA Eastern Conference swing. It was a convincing victory as the Blazers had a huge run in the fourth quarter to pull away with a 10-point victory, 129-119. CJ McCullum was the team’s best scorer doing 33 points while Damian Lillard had a strong game across the stat sheet with 24 points, 13 assists, four rebounds and three triples. Norman Powell has been the team’s most reliable third scorer as he finished with 22 points, four three-pointers, three rebounds and three assists.
Players to watch: D. Lillard PG 59 GP 59 GS 35.9 MIN 28.3 PTS 0.5 OR 3.8 DR 4.3 REB 7.6 AST 0.9 STL 0.3 BLK 3.1 TO 1.6 PF 2.4 AST/TO 24.74 PER
C. McCollum SG 39 GP 39 GS 33.8 MIN 23.2 PTS 0.6 OR 3.5 DR 4.1 REB 4.7 AST 1 STL 0.5 BLK 1.4 TO 1.9 PF 3.4 AST/TO 21.29 PER
N. Powell SF 20 GP 20 GS 34 MIN 17.1 PTS 0.9 OR 2.1 DR 3 REB 2 AST 1.5 STL 0.4 BLK 1.7 TO 2.3 PF 1.2 AST/TO 14.69 PER.
Atlanta Hawks Betting
The Atlanta Hawks managed to bounce back from their three-game losing streak with an 11-point victory over the Chicago Bulls, 108-97. Trae Young led the team in scoring with 33 points, seven assists, three rebounds, two steals and four three-pointers. He got help with Clint Capela dominating the paint with 20 points, 11 rebounds and two blocks. John Collins also gave a good hand in the paint giving the team another double-double of 13 points and ten boards while Bogdan Bogdanovic had a rough shooting night but was able to finish 15 points, six rebounds and five assists.
Players to Watch: T. Young PG 56 GP 56 GS 34.2 MIN 25.5 PTS 0.6 OR 3.2 DR 3.9 REB 9.4 AST 0.9 STL 0.2 BLK 4.2 TO 1.8 PF 2.2 AST/TO 22.92 PER
J. Collins PF 56 GP 56 GS 29.9 MIN 17.7 PTS 2 OR 5.6 DR 7.6 REB 1.3 AST 0.6 STL 1 BLK 1.3 TO 3.1 PF 1 AST/TO 20.48 PER
D. Hunter SF 20 GP 18 GS 31.3 MIN 16 PTS 0.8 OR 4.3 DR 5.1 REB 2.1 AST 0.9 STL 0.5 BLK 1.4 TO 2.7 PF 1.6 AST/TO 16.6 PER.
Portland Trail Blazers vs Atlanta Hawks 5/3/2021 Betting Numbers
Portland Trail Blazers
Portland are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games.
Atlanta are 12-6 ATS in their last 18 games.
Portland Trail Blazers
Zach Collins PF Ankle is out for season
Tony Snell SG Ankle is “?” Monday vs Portland
Portland Trail Blazers vs Atlanta Hawks Betting Picks
This game has a very interesting point guard matchup with Trae Young taking on Damian Lillard. However, the best sportsbook sees that the Atlanta Hawks with the home court advantage has the edge over the Portland Trail Blazers.
Moneyline: The Hawks in their home floor are given an ML of -110 while the Trail Blazers have the same.
ATS: It is just 1.5 points on the ATS for this game with the Hawks getting -1.5 while the Trail Blazers are on the other end with +1.5.
TOTALs: The given total for both teams in this game is set at 236.5 points with the Trail Blazers going over and the Hawks are under.
Score Prediction: 118 – 106, Hawks