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milwaukee bucks vs atlanta hawks prediction 12/02/2023 sport preview

Milwaukee Bucks vs Atlanta Hawks Prediction & Betting Tips 12/2/2023

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Milwaukee Bucks vs Atlanta Hawks 12/2/2023:
  • We like the Hawks on the moneyline (+218)
  • The Hawks are also our pick on the spread at +6.5
  • Our NBA model projects 218 points, and we suggest taking the under

Milwaukee Bucks vs Atlanta Hawks Preview

Betting on today’s Hawks and Bucks game? Catch the action at Fiserv Forum in Milwaukee, WI, as the Bucks hosts this showdown at 8:00 ET on BSW.

The over/under line for this matchup is currently at 251 points, and the Bucks are favored to win at home against the Hawks. Check out BetCoco for Milwaukee Bucks – Atlanta Hawks odds

Milwaukee Bucks vs Atlanta Hawks Head-to-Head and Key Stats

When looking back on the last three head-to-head matchups between Milwaukee and Atlanta, the Hawks hold the edge with a record of 2-1. Not only does the team have the better record, but they have won in convincing fashion, posting an average scoring differential of 7 points.

  • In their last five games away from home, the Hawks have a straight up record of 3-2 while going 2-3 vs the spread. The team’s offense averaged 121 points per game in these contests.
  • Across the Bucks last ten home games, the team averaged 122 points per game while allowing 119. Their record vs the spread in these contests was 5-5, while going 5-5 straight-up.
  • The last ten games that Atlanta was the underdog, they have an ATS mark of 4-6 while going 4-6 straight up.
  • Against the spread, the Bucks have put together 1-2 in their last three games as the betting favorite. In these same games, they went 2-1 straight up.

Milwaukee Bucks vs Atlanta Hawks Prediction

Facing off against the Bucks, the Hawks are looking to secure a winning record, with their current record sitting at 9-9. This season, when playing on the road, the Hawks have a 6-4 record, while their record at home is 3-5.

Atlanta has an ATS record of 5-13 so far this season which includes their current three game losing streak vs. the spread. The Hawks have four straight ATS losses as the underdog and are 2-8 vs. the spread as the favorite.

For this season, the Hawks has an over/under record of 10-8-0. They have an average over/under line of 237.2 in their games, and their differential vs. the over/under line this season is 8.4.

Atlanta’s offense is coming off a good game, putting up 137 points vs. the Spurs. Overall, they hit 51% of their shots from the field and went 25/29 from the free-throw line. The team’s scoring leader is Trae Young, who holds an average of 26.8 as they head into today’s matchup. Additionally, Dejounte Murray is averaging 19.8 points per game this season.

Currently, the Hawks’ defense holds the 27th rank in the NBA, allowing 122.3 points per game.

The Atlanta defense has allowed opponents to shoot 37.2% from beyond the arc this season. Opposing teams are also hitting 49.6% of their field goal attempts vs. Atlanta.

Looking at the Bucks’ previous ten games, they are 8-2 and face the Hawks with an overall mark of 13-6. The Eastern Conference sees the Bucks currently at 3rd, and in the Central division, they are 1st.

Milwaukee arrives with an ATS record of 7-12 for the season up to this point. When playing on the road, the Bucks hold an ATS record of 5-5 in contrast to a 2-7 record against the spread when playing at home.

Milwaukee have seen over half of their games surpass the over/under lines, resulting in an over/under record of 12-7-0. Their played games maintain an ongoing average of 235.0 points per game, alongside an average over/under line of 232.9.

The Bucks offense is coming off a game in which they scored 113 points vs. the Bulls. Overall their field goal percentage was 44.9% while connecting on 16 threes. Leading the team in scoring is Giannis Antetokounmpo, who is averaging 29.8 heading into today’s matchup. Additionally, Damian Lillard also maintains a PPG average of 25.5 heading into game.

So far, the Bucks’ defense is ranked 23rd in the league at 117.9 points per contest.

The Milwaukee defense has allowed opponents to shoot 36.1% from beyond the arc this season. Opposing teams are also hitting 47.1% of their field goal attempts vs. Milwaukee.

Even though they are 6.5 point underdogs, we see the Hawks winning this game by a score of 113-105.

Milwaukee Bucks vs Atlanta Hawks Betting Tips

  • We like the Hawks on the moneyline (+218)
  • The Hawks are also our pick on the spread at +6.5
  • Our NBA model projects 218 points, and we suggest taking the under

Milwaukee Bucks Injury Report

  • Jae Crowder – Groin – Out
  • Pat Connaughton – Ankle – Out
  • Andre Jackson Jr. – Back – Questionable

Atlanta Hawks Injury Report

  • Jalen Johnson – Wrist – Out
  • Mouhamed Gueye – Back – Out
  • Kobe Bufkin – Thumb – Out

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