Brooklyn Nets vs. Atlanta Hawks: 1/1/2021 NBA Betting Preview, Computer Picks, Odds and Trends

Written by on January 1, 2021

A game after he scored 33 points in a 145-141 win over the Hawks, Kevin Durant leads the Brooklyn Nets (3-2) at home against the Atlanta Hawks (3-1) as 6.5-point favorites. The matchup, which airs on YES, begins at 7:30 PM ET on Friday, January 1, 2021. The point total is 245.5 in the matchup.

Betting Information

Nets vs Hawks Betting Information
Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds
Nets -6.5 -110 -110 245.5 -110 -110
Place a bet on Brooklyn Nets or the Atlanta Hawks for Friday’s game.

Head to Head

Brooklyn has a 9-1 record in the last 10 head-to-head meetings with Atlanta. The Nets have an advantage against the spread as well (3-2) when hitting the court against the Hawks.

Nets vs Hawks in 2020-21
Date Favorite Home Team Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Game Type Result
12/30/2020 Nets Nets -6 239 -232 190 Regular Season 145-141 BKN
2/28/2020 Nets Hawks -3 236.5 -149 124 Regular Season 141-118 ATL
1/12/2020 Nets Nets -9 226.5 -445 348 Regular Season 108-86 BKN
12/21/2019 Nets Nets -7.5 232 -337 267 Regular Season 122-112 BKN
12/4/2019 Nets Hawks -3 227.5 -155 131 Regular Season 130-118 BKN
3/9/2019 Hawks Regular Season 114-112 BKN
1/9/2019 Nets Regular Season 116-100 BKN
12/16/2018 Nets Regular Season 144-127 BKN
1/12/2018 Hawks Regular Season 110-105 BKN
12/4/2017 Hawks Regular Season 110-90 BKN
  • 2/28/2020 DNP – Nets: Kyrie Irving
  • 1/12/2020 DNP – Hawks: Trae Young, Jabari Parker
  • 12/21/2019 DNP – Nets: Kyrie Irving, Caris LeVert Hawks: John Collins
  • 12/4/2019 DNP – Nets: Kyrie Irving, Caris LeVert Hawks: John Collins, De’Andre Hunter
  • Nets Betting Information

    • Brooklyn has struggled against the spread, going 2-3 on the year.
    • When favored by at least 6.5 points, the Nets have compiled a 1-1 record ATS.
    • Brooklyn and its opponents have converted the over just 1 times in 5 (20%) games this season.
    Bet on the Brooklyn Nets to win the NBA Championship.

    Hawks Betting Information

    • Atlanta failed to cover the spread in more than half of its contests, going 29-35-2 ATS.
    • The Hawks fared well as a 6.5-point underdog, going 1-0 against the spread when they were at least 6.5-point underdogs.
    • Atlanta and its opponents hit the over in more than half of their games last season — 38 of 66 (57.6%).
    Bet on the Atlanta Hawks to win the NBA Championship.

    Over/Under Analysis

    • In 14 of 76 opportunities (18.4%) last year, the Nets and their opponents totaled at least this matchup’s point total of 245.5 points.
    • Atlanta and its opponents combined to score more than 245.5 points in 18 of 67 games (26.9%) last season.
    • These two teams averaged a combined 223.3 points per game last year, 22.2 less points than the over/under of 245.5 set for this game.
    • Opponents of the two teams averaged a combined 12.7 fewer points per game last season (232.8) than this matchup’s total of 245.5 points.
    • The average point total for Nets games last year was 21.0 fewer points than the total of 245.5 in this matchup.
    • The average total in Hawks games last year was 14.0 fewer points than the point total of 245.5 for this outing.
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    Nets Leaders

    • Caris LeVert leads the Nets in scoring (15.6 points per game) and assisting (6.2 assists per game).
    • Brooklyn is led in rebounds by Jarrett Allen’s 12.0 per game.
    • Joe Harris connects on 3.0 threes per game to lead the Nets.
    • Brooklyn’s steals leader is LeVert, who averages 1.6 per game. DeAndre Jordan leads the team averaging 1.8 blocks an outing.

    Hawks Leaders

    • Trae Young scored 29.6 points per game last season and dished out 9.3 assists.
    • Clint Capela grabed 13.8 rebounds per game.
    • Young had a strong showing from long distance a season ago. He made 3.4 shots from deep per game.
    • Kris Dunn grabbed 2.0 steals per game. Capela collected 1.8 blocks an outing.
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