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Atlanta Hawks vs Houston Rockets: Don Best NBA Odds & Trends for 5/16/2021

Odds are against the Houston Rockets (17-54), who are an 8-point underdog when they square off with the Atlanta Hawks (40-31) on May 16, 2021. The matchup's point total is 232.5.

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How to Watch

Time: 7:00 PM EST
TV Channel: SportsNet SW

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Hawks vs. Rockets Betting Data

Hawks vs Rockets Betting Information
Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds
Hawks -8 -110 -110 232.5 -110 -110

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Hawks Betting Data

  • Atlanta covered the spread more often than not this season, going 38-32-1 against the spread.
  • When they play as at least 8-point favorites, the Hawks have a winning ATS record of 5-3.
  • Atlanta and its opponents have hit the over in only 47.9% of games (34 out of 71 matchups).

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Rockets Betting Data

  • Against the spread this season, Houston is under .500: 27-44.
  • Houston hit the over in just 49.3% of their games (35 of 71 games).

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Point Total Insights

  • Atlanta and its opponents have gone over Sunday's 232.5 total in 25 out of 71 games (35.2%) this year.
  • 26 Houston games this year (36.6% of its matchups) finished with a final score greater than Sunday's over/under of 232.5 points.
  • Together, the two teams combine for 222.5 points per game, 10.0 points fewer than the over/under of 232.5 for this game.
  • The 228.2 points per game these two teams surrender to opponents on average this season are 4.3 fewer than the 232.5 total in this contest.
  • This season the average total for Hawks games is 225.2 points, 7.3 fewer than the over/under of 232.5 points for this contest.
  • A difference of 6.9 points separates this game's over/under (232.5 points) and the average total points bet in Rockets' games (225.6 points) this season.

Previous Matchups

Houston has won a majority of its last 10 games against Atlanta, going 6-1, while the Hawks have covered the spread in two of three games against the Rockets.

Hawks vs Rockets in 2020-21
Date Favorite Home Team Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Game Type Result
3/16/2021 Hawks Rockets -9 225 -441 338 Regular Season 119-107 ATL
1/8/2020 Rockets Hawks -7.5 237.5 -337 270 Regular Season 122-115 HOU
11/30/2019 Rockets Rockets -14 238 -1580 871 Regular Season 158-111 HOU
3/19/2019 - Hawks - - - - Regular Season 121-105 HOU
2/25/2019 - Rockets - - - - Regular Season 119-111 HOU
3/25/2018 - Rockets - - - - Regular Season 118-99 HOU
11/3/2017 - Hawks - - - - Regular Season 119-104 HOU
  • 3/16/2021 DNP - Hawks: Clint Capela, De'Andre Hunter

    Rockets: Christian Wood, John Wall

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    Hawks Players to Watch

    • Trae Young leads the Hawks in points and assists per game, scoring 25.5 points and distributing 9.4 assists.
    • Atlanta's best rebounder is Clint Capela, who averages 14.3 boards per game in addition to his 15.2 PPG average.
    • The Hawks get the most three-point shooting production out of Bogdan Bogdanovic, who knocks down 3.3 threes per game.
    • Cam Reddish is Atlanta's leader in steals, averaging 1.3 steals per game, while Capela leads them in blocks with 2.0 per contest.

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    Rockets Players to Watch

    • Christian Wood collects 21.0 points and 9.6 rebounds per game for the Rockets, enough to make him the leading scorer and rebounder on the team.
    • John Wall's assist statline paces Houston; he racks up 6.9 assists per game.
    • Armoni Brooks is dependable from three-point range and leads the Rockets with 2.8 made threes per game.
    • Houston's leader in steals is Jae'Sean Tate with 1.2 per game, and its leader in blocks is Wood with 1.2 per game.

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    Injury Report

    Hawks:

    Bogdan Bogdanovic: Day To Day (Hamstring),

    Kris Dunn: Out (Undisclosed),

    Kevin Huerter: Day To Day (Ankle),

    Trae Young: Day To Day (Toe),

    Cam Reddish: Out (Achilles),

    Tony Snell: Day To Day (Achilles),

    Clint Capela: Day To Day (Achilles),

    Brandon Goodwin: Out (Undisclosed),

    Danilo Gallinari: Day To Day (Back)

    Rockets:

    Christian Wood: Out (Ankle),

    David Nwaba: Out (Wrist),

    Dante Exum: Out (Calf),

    Eric Gordon: Out (Groin),

    Khyri Thomas: Out (Achilles),

    Avery Bradley: Out (Personal),

    Danuel House Jr.: Out (Ankle),

    Sterling Brown: Out (Knee),

    John Wall: Out For Season (Hamstring),

    Kevin Porter Jr.: Out (Ankle)

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