The Atlanta Hawks square off against the Houston Rockets as 10-point favorites on Wednesday, October 19, 2022 at 7:30 PM ET in the season opener for both teams on BSS. The point total is 234.5 points in this contest.
Atlanta Hawks vs. Houston Rockets Odds
The spread for this matchup is set at 10 points, with oddsmakers listing the Hawks as the favorites.
As for the moneyline, the Hawks have -487 odds to pick up the win, while the Rockets are listed at +372 to claim victory.
Finally, the over/under for the game is set at 234.5 points.
Hawks vs. Rockets Game Time and How to Watch
- Game Day: Wednesday, October 19, 2022
- Game Time: 7:30 PM ET
- TV Channel: BSS
- Location: Atlanta, Georgia
- Arena: State Farm Arena
Hawks vs. Rockets Betting Trends
The Hawks were 37-45-0 against the spread last season. Atlanta won 33 of the 50 games it was the moneyline favorite last season (66%). Last season, 43 of the Hawks’ 82 games hit the over.
The Rockets’ record against the spread last year was 35-45-2. Houston was underdogs 75 times last season and won 14, or 18.7%, of those games. Last season, 46 of the Rockets’ 82 games hit the over.
Potential Starting Lineups and Key Players
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Hawks vs. Rockets Injury Report
Hawks: Bogdan Bogdanovic: Out (Knee)
Rockets: TyTy Washington Jr.: Out (Knee), Daishen Nix: Probable (Back), Jae’Sean Tate: Out (Ankle)
What you need to know about the Atlanta Hawks
Offensively, Atlanta was the sixth-ranked team in the NBA (113.9 points per game) last season. Defensively, it was 22nd (112.4 points allowed per game). The Hawks posted 116.7 points per game in home games, compared to 111.2 points per game when playing on the road, a difference of 5.5 points per contest.
Atlanta was 11th in the NBA in 3-pointers made (12.9 per game) and second-best in 3-point percentage (37.4%) last season. The Hawks took 61.0% of their shots from inside the arc, and 39.0% from beyond it last season. In terms of makes, 69.0% of the Hawks’ buckets were 2-pointers, and 31.0% were 3-pointers.
What you need to know about the Houston Rockets
Houston’s defensive performance was worst in the NBA last season with 118.2 points allowed per game, but offensively it was more consistent, scoring 109.7 points per game (18th-ranked in league). The Rockets scored more points at home (111.9 per game) than away (107.5) last season.
With 13.5 three-pointers per game, Houston was sixth in the NBA. It had a 34.9% shooting percentage from beyond the arc, which ranked 20th in the league. The Rockets took 55.3% two-pointers and 44.7% from beyond the arc last year. Of the team’s buckets, 65.8% were two-pointers and 34.2% were three-pointers.
Hawks vs. Rockets Predictions and Pick
Our prediction to win this matchup is the Hawks, and we predict that Hawks will cover the spread (Hawks -10). Finally, we see the scoring in this one going under the posted total of 234.5 points.
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