Nets vs Hawks Prediction: Picks, Live Odds & Moneyline – Wednesday, December 28, 2022

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A contest featuring one of the NBA’s hottest teams will see the Brooklyn Nets (22-12, 9-1 over their last 10) battle the Atlanta Hawks (17-17) at State Farm Arena on December 28, 2022. The Nets are 6.5-point favorites. A 233.5-point over/under has been installed for the matchup.

How to bet Nets vs. Hawks

Brooklyn Nets vs. Atlanta Hawks Odds

Point Spread

The spread for this matchup is set at 6.5 points, with sportsbooks listing the Nets as the favorites.

Moneyline

As for the moneyline, the Nets have -251 odds to pick up the win, while the Hawks are listed at +206 to claim victory.

Over/Under

Finally, the total for the game is set at 233.5 points.

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Nets vs. Hawks Game Time and How to Watch

  • Game Day: Wednesday, December 28, 2022
  • Game Time: 7:30 PM ET
  • TV Channel: BSSE
  • Location: Atlanta, Georgia
  • Arena: State Farm Arena

Nets vs. Hawks Betting Trends

In the Nets’ 34 games this season, they have 18 wins against the spread. Brooklyn has come away with 17 wins in the 23 contests it has been listed as the favorite in this season. Nets games this year have hit the over on 16 of 34 set point totals.

The Hawks have 13 wins against the spread in 34 games this year. Atlanta has put together a 5-9 record in games it was listed as the moneyline underdog (winning 35.7% of those games). Hawks games this season have gone over the total in 20 of 34 opportunities (58.8%).

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Potential Starting Lineups and Key Players

Nets

Nets Leaders
Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Kevin Durant 33 30 6.6 5.3 0.8 1.5 1.8
Kyrie Irving 24 26 4.9 4.6 0.8 0.9 3
Nicolas Claxton 31 11.8 8.4 1.4 0.8 2.3 0
TJ Warren 10 10.3 3.4 1.8 0.8 0.1 0.7
Royce O’Neale 32 9.5 4.9 4.3 0.9 0.7 2.3

Hawks

Hawks Leaders
Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Trae Young 31 27.3 2.8 9.9 0.7 0.2 2.3
Dejounte Murray 29 20.4 5.2 6.1 1.8 0.4 2
Bogdan Bogdanovic 11 17.7 3.8 2.2 0.7 0.3 3.6
De’Andre Hunter 28 15 4.1 1.2 0.4 0.2 1.4
John Collins 26 12.3 7.7 1.3 0.8 1.3 0.7
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Nets: Seth Curry: Probable (Illness), Joe Harris: Out (Knee)

Hawks: Vit Krejci: Probable (Ankle), De’Andre Hunter: Out (Ankle), Jarrett Culver: Out (Illness), Clint Capela: Out (Calf)

What you need to know about the Brooklyn Nets

Brooklyn is 14th in the NBA with 114.4 points per game so far this season. At the other end of the court, it ranks eighth with 111.3 points allowed per game. The Nets are posting 114.9 points per game when playing at home. Away from home, they are averaging 113.9 points per contest. The Nets have been putting up 121.1 points per contest in their last 10 times on the court, an average that’s a little higher than the 114.4 they’ve scored over the course of the 2022-23 campaign.

Brooklyn ranks best in the NBA with a three-point shooting percentage of 39.1%. It ranks 13th in the league by draining 12.2 threes per contest. This year, the Nets have taken 62.8% two-pointers, accounting for 71.5% of the team’s buckets. They have shot 37.2% threes (28.5% of the team’s baskets).

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What you need to know about the Atlanta Hawks

Atlanta scores 114.6 points per game and give up 115.3, making them 11th in the league on offense and 20th on defense. At home the Hawks are putting up 114.9 points per game, 0.7 more than they are averaging on the road (114.2). The Hawks have fared better offensively over their previous 10 games, putting up 115.8 points per contest, 1.2 more than their season average of 114.6.

Beyond the arc, Atlanta is second-worst in the NBA in 3-pointers made per game (10.4). And it is fourth-worst in 3-point percentage at 33.4%. The Hawks attempt 66.3% percent of their shots from inside the 3-point line, and 33.7% percent from beyond it. In terms of makes, 75.9% of the Hawks’ baskets are 2-pointers, and 24.1% are 3-pointers.

Our pick to win this matchup is the Nets, and we predict that Hawks will cover the spread (Nets -6.5). Finally, we see the scoring in this one going under the posted total of 233.5 points.

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You can bet on Nets vs. Hawks at every legal online sportsbook. For more NBA odds, including moneylines, spreads, over/under totals as well as NBA prop odds, check out the latest NBA lines as well as our guide to the best NBA betting sites.

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WRITTEN BY

Austin Harper

Austin is a co-founders at Betsperts and a devoted father of 2. Born and raised in Atlanta Georgia, Austin is passionate about the Atlanta Hawks, Braves, and Falcons. Austin received his Bachelors of Science from Clemson University and gets back for Clemson football and basketball games every chance he gets!

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