The Atlanta Hawks (13-10) host the Oklahoma City Thunder (10-13) on December 5, 2022 at State Farm Arena. The Hawks are big favorites, by six points, in a matchup featuring two of the NBA’s best players, the Hawks’ Trae Young and the Thunder’s Shai Gilgeous-Alexander. The over/under is 236.5 points for the matchup.
How to bet Hawks vs. Thunder
Atlanta Hawks vs. Oklahoma City Thunder Odds
The spread for this matchup is set at 6 points, with bookmakers listing the Hawks as the favorites.
As for the moneyline, the Hawks have -231 odds to pick up the win, while the Thunder are listed at +190 to claim victory.
Finally, the total for the game is set at 236.5 points.
Hawks vs. Thunder Game Time and How to Watch
- Game Day: Monday, December 5, 2022
- Game Time: 7:30 PM ET
- TV Channel: BSSE
- Location: Atlanta, Georgia
- Arena: State Farm Arena
Hawks vs. Thunder Betting Trends
In the Hawks’ 23 games this year, they have 10 wins against the spread. Atlanta has come away with nine wins in the 13 contests it has been listed as the favorite in this season. Hawks games this year have gone over the point total 13 times in 23 opportunities (56.5%).
In the Thunder’s 23 games this year, they have 14 wins against the spread. Oklahoma City has an 8-9 record in games it was the underdog on the moneyline (winning 47.1% of those games). Thunder games this season have gone over the total in 15 of 23 opportunities (65.2%).
Potential Starting Lineups and Key Players
Hawks vs. Thunder Injury Report
Thunder: Chet Holmgren: Out (Foot)
What you need to know about the Atlanta Hawks
Offensively, Atlanta is averaging 114 points per game (13th-ranked in league). It is allowing 113.3 points per contest at the other end of the court (15th-ranked). The Hawks are putting up 112.8 points per game this season in home games, which is 2.7 fewer points than they’re averaging in road games (115.5). In their last 10 games, the Hawks have been putting up 112.6 points per contest, an average that’s a little lower than the 114 they’ve scored over the course of the 2022-23 season.
When it comes to threes, Atlanta has been inefficient, as it ranks worst in the league in threes made (9.7 per game) and fourth-worst in three-point percentage (32.6%). In terms of shot breakdown, the Hawks have taken 68% two-pointers (accounting for 77.7% of the team’s baskets) and 32% threes (22.3%).
What you need to know about the Oklahoma City Thunder
In 2022-23, Oklahoma City is sixth in the league offensively (116.8 points scored per game) and third-worst on defense (117.8 points conceded). At home the Thunder are scoring 119 points per game, 4.2 more than they are averaging on the road (114.8). Over their past 10 games, the Thunder are posting 118.1 points per game, 1.3 more than their season average (116.8).
With 11.5 made 3-pointers per game and shooting 33.8% from beyond the arc, Oklahoma City is 18th and 20th in the league, respectively, in those categories. The Thunder attempt 36% percent of their shots from behind the 3-point line, and 26.2% of their made baskets are from there. Inside the arc, they take 64% of their shots, with 73.8% of their makes coming from there.
Hawks vs. Thunder Predictions and Pick
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