The Atlanta Hawks is coming off with their tenth straight loss with the last one 158-111 against Houston Rockets. The sluggish Hawks were down 17 points in the first quarter and increased their deficit by 29 points till halftime. In the third quarter, the Hawks were down by 54 points. Then Hawks bounced back in fourth after James Harden retired to the bench for the fourth quarter, but the points gap was too large for the Atlanta to overcome.
Trae Young led the Hawks with 37 points and seven assists. De’Andre Hunter added 14 points and five rebounds, while Alex Len chipped in 12 points.
The Golden State Warriors enters into this game with a 100-96 loss at the Orlando Magic on Sunday night. It was a very close game as the team were lagging by six points going into the final minute and reduced the deficit to 96-95 with 33 seconds to play. Then, Evan Fournier and Aaron Gordon hot shooting gave Orlando the final win they deserve.
Glenn Robinson III led Golden State with 19 points on 8-of-16 shooting. Eric Paschall added another 17 points and Alec Burks chipped in 15 points for the Warriors.
There are a number of injury concerns to Warriors this season, but things are getting sorted out this week. Although Warriors will be without All-Star power forward Draymond Green on Monday, the team are expecting their start players D’Angelo Russell, Jacob Evans and Kevon Looney to be back on the court this week.
Atlanta Hawks vs Golden State Warriors Betting Tips
Both teams are in a struggling run of form this season and are currently sitting in the last two spots. The Hawks are in terrible form this season as the team extended their losing streak to 10 games and have also lost 13 out of their last 14 games. Atlanta sits second-last in the Eastern Conference standings having won just four out of 20 played this season. Meanwhile, Warriors are placed last in the Western Conference table and have lost 17 out of 21 games in the season.
The Hawks have struggled this season both on the offensive and defensive end of the game, scoring just 107.8 points per game and allowed 119.1 points per game. The Warriors, on the other hand, allowed 116.4 points per game and scored 107.3 points per game.
Considering the team’s past performances and statistics, it’s difficult to predict the winner of the game. The game will be close, but we expect Golden State should have enough to grind out the win.