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Atlanta Hawks vs. Golden State Warriors

February 3, 2024


The Golden State Warriors will travel to Atlanta, Georgia to face the Atlanta Hawks at the State Farm Arena with the game scheduled to start at 7:30 PM ET on Saturday evening and will air on Bally Sports Southeast.

Golden State enters this game with a record of 21-24 which puts them in 12th place in the Western Conference, however, the Warriors are on a two-game winning streak following Friday’s 121-101 win on the road against the Memphis Grizzlies. The Warriors have been one of the highest-scoring teams in the NBA as they enter this game averaging the 7th most points per game with an average of 118.57 points per game. 

The “Splash Brothers” have played a pivotal role in the success Golden State has had offensively as Klay Thompson and Stephen Curry have combined for an average of 45.1 points and 7.4 assists per game this season. Defensively, Golden State has been below average as they are allowing the 9th most points per game in the league with an average of 118.75 points allowed per game. The Golden State Warriors will look to extend their winning streak to three games when they travel to face the Atlanta Hawks.

The Atlanta Hawks are in 10th place in the Eastern Conference with a record of 21-27, however, they are on a three-game winning streak following a 129-120 win at home against the Phoenix Suns. Atlanta has been one of the highest-scoring teams in the NBA as they are averaging the 3rd most points in the NBA with an average of 120.6 points per game, however, the Hawks are the 2nd worst defensive team in the league as they are allowing the 2nd most points per game with an average of 123.28 points allowed per game. 

Trae Young remains one of the best point guards in the NBA and is averaging a double-double this season with an average of 27 points and 10.9 assists per game and is 2nd in the NBA in assists per game. The Atlanta Hawks will look to extend their winning streak to four games when they host the Golden State Warriors on Saturday evening.

BookMaker has the Atlanta Hawks listed as 2.5-point favorites at home against the Golden State Warriors on Saturday evening. The teams are 5-5 in the last ten while Golden State has won two of the last three matchups. The Hawks have covered the spread in six of the last ten while the Warriors have covered the spread in two of the last three games in the series. The Golden State Warriors are 22-22-1 ATS overall, 12-7 ATS on the road, and 12-5-1 ATS as an underdog this season while the Atlanta Hawks are 13-35 ATS overall, 6-18 ATS at home, and 6-19 ATS as a favorite on the year.

Golden State enters this game with a better record and has been the better team most recently in the series, winning two of the previous three contests. The Warriors have covered the spread in two of the last three games in the series and have been the better team at covering the spread this season with a record of 12-7 ATS on the road and 12-5-1 ATS as an underdog while the Hawks are 6-18 ATS at home and 6-19 ATS as a favorite. Buy the .5 point and take the points with the Golden State Warriors when they travel to face the Atlanta Hawks on Friday evening.

Spooky Express Pick: Golden State Warriors +3