Nets vs. Hawks Player Props, Odds & Predictions – Thursday, Feb 29

Brooklyn Nets guard Cam Thomas (24) controls the ball against the Denver Nuggets during the fourth quarter at Barclays Center.
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The Nets are ready to clash with the Atlanta Hawks on Thursday, Feb 29. Today’s matchup is set to tip off at 7:30 ET and will be televised on YES. Brooklyn enters this game as 1.5-point favorites, and the over/under total is currently at 222.5. Can the Nets pull this one out as the favorite? Below you will find our Nets vs. Hawks predictions.

Nets vs. Hawks Odds

  • Spread: Nets -1.5
  • Total 222.5

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Game Info

  • Date: Thursday, Feb 29
  • Time: 7:30 ET
  • Location: Barclays Center, Brooklyn NY
  • TV: YES

Hawks Betting Trends

  • Over their last five games, the Hawks have an over/under record of 2-3 and are 2-3 vs. the spread.
  • In their last five games away from home, the Hawks have a straight up record of 1-4 while going 2-3 vs. the spread. The team averaged 112 points per game in this stretch.
  • In their last three games as the betting underdog, the Hawks have a straight up record of 1-2 and an ATS mark of 2-1.

Nets Betting Trends

  • In their last five games, the Nets have an over/under record of 1-4 and are 1-3-1 vs. the spread.
  • Across the Nets last five home games, the team averaged 91 points per game while allowing 110. Their record vs the spread in these contests was 1-4, while going 1-4 straight-up.
  • Brooklyn has done well both straight up and vs the spread when favored to win the game, going 3-0 SU and 3-0 ATS in their last three games.

Does Atlanta Stand a Chance on the Road?

In the Eastern Conference standings, the Hawks are currently in 10th place with a record of 26-32. In the Southeast Division, they are in 3rd place.

On the road this season, Atlanta is 11-16 straight-up and 9-18 against the spread. Their ATS record for the season is 19-39, and they have covered the spread in their last two road games.

As the underdog, the Hawks have gone 7-18 this season and have lost their last two games as the underdog. Today, they are getting 1.5 points against the Nets.

Atlanta’s O/U record for the season is 31-27, and their last two games have finished below the betting line. On average, their games have seen 244 points scored, and today’s O/U line is 222.5.

The Hawks are coming off a 124-97 win over the Jazz. They were favored by 2 points in that game and easily covered the spread. The combined scoring in that game was 221 points.

Atlanta comes into the game as one of the top-scoring teams in the league, averaging 121.2 points per contest (4th). On the road, they are putting up 118.4 points per game (6th).

When it comes to their shooting, the Hawks have been one of the more efficient teams in the league. They are 21st in field goal percentage at 46% and have made 53% of their two-point attempts (20th).

From beyond the arc, Atlanta is 6th in three-pointers made per game at 13.7. However, they are just 19th in three-point shooting percentage (36%).

Looking at the Hawks defense, they will be looking for a better performance considering they are currently conceding 122.9 points per game (29th). In terms of two point field goal attempts, the Hawks defense has allowed a shooting percentage of 57.5% while allowing 39.0% from downtown.

Is It the Nets Game to Lose at Home?

Today, the Nets are favored by 1.5 points against the Hawks. This season, Brooklyn has been the favorite in 18 of their 58 games and has gone 13-5 in those games. As the favorite, they have covered the spread in their last two games.

In the Eastern Conference, the Nets are currently in 11th place with a record of 22-36. In the Atlantic Division, they are in 4th place. At home, the Nets are 13-17 compared to 9-19 on the road.

Brooklyn’s last game was a 108-81 loss to the Magic. The O/U line for that game was 209 points. The Nets were 6.5-point underdogs going into the game.

This season, the Nets have an O/U record of 26-32, and the under has hit in their last five games. Today’s O/U line is set at 222.5, and the average O/U line in their games is 228.

On the spread, the Nets are 25-30 for the season and are 15-12 ATS at home. In their last game, they did not cover the spread as 6.5-point underdogs.

At home this season, the Nets are averaging 114.0 points per game, which is 20th in the NBA. Overall, they are 24th in the league at 111.9 points per game. In terms of pace, Brooklyn is 23rd at 97.5 possessions per game.

When it comes to three-point shooting, the Nets are 8th in both made threes (13.6 per game) and three-point attempts (37.5 per game). However, their three-point percentage is just 18th in the league at 36%.

So far this season, Brooklyn has outscored the NBA scoring average in 39.7% of their games. In terms of field goal percentage, they are 28th in the league at 45%.

At present, the Nets’ defense is ranked 16th, allowing 114.8 points per game. The Brooklyn defense has allowed opponents to shoot 37.9% from beyond the arc this season. Opposing teams are also hitting 47.1% of their field goal attempts vs. Brooklyn.

Nets vs. Hawks Player Prop

A player prop we are looking at is Dejounte Murray and his points prop of 22.5. Currently, the over for this prop is sitting at a payout of -110 while the under is at -120. In this game against the Nets, we suggest betting on the under for Dejounte Murray and his points prop set at 22.5. Our player projection model anticipates him not reaching his prop, with a projected total of 21.

  • The Prop: Dejounte Murray Under 22.5 Points (-120)

Nets vs. Hawks Predictions

The Nets is our pick to not only win with a projected score of 105-103. But we also favor them to cover the spread. Our bet is on the Nets at -1.5.

As for the over/under, the the line is currently at 222.5, and our model projects the Hawks and Nets to reach a combined total of 208 points. Our bet is on taking the under.

The Pick: Nets -1.5 | at Fanduel Sportsbook