Free NBA Picks Today: Brooklyn Nets vs Atlanta Hawks 3/31/23

Free NBA Picks Today: Brooklyn Nets vs Atlanta Hawks 3/31/23
Fri 31st March 2023

The Brooklyn Nets (41-35, 20-16 Home) will try to slow down one of the NBA’s top scoring teams when they welcome the Atlanta Hawks (38-38, 16-22 Away) on Friday. Atlanta squeaked by the Cleveland Cavaliers 120-118 at State Farm Arena on Tuesday. Dejounte Murray was the standout player with 29 points.

The Hawks are eighth in the Eastern Conference. Brooklyn emerged victorious on Wednesday at Barclays Center, beating the Houston Rockets 123-114. Cameron Johnson had 31 points and seven rebounds, carrying the team. The Nets are the sixth seed in the Eastern Conference.

This marks the final meeting of the season between the teams. Atlanta will be looking to split the season series after triumphing in only one of the three previous meetings, including a 129-127 victory at State Farm Arena on February 26. Trae Young led the Hawks with 34 points and eight assists. Johnson had 27 points in the losing effort.

Young is averaging 26.5 points per game, 10th-highest in the NBA, to lead the Hawks in scoring this season. Young also has dished 10.0 assists per game, third-most in the league. Meanwhile, Clint Capela is grabbing 11.2 rebounds.

Nic Claxton has powered the Nets’ offense, averaging 12.6 points per game. Claxton also has collected 9.2 rebounds per game. Royce O’Neale has recorded 3.6 assists per game.

The Hawks are one of the top scoring offenses in the league, ranking third with 118.0 points per game. The Hawks are only 2-8 in their last 10 games at Barclays Center.

Atlanta is 5-5 in the last 10 games with an average margin of +0.9 (123.4-122.5). Brooklyn has a 4-6 record over the last 10, allowing 113.7 points per game on average while scoring only 113.2 (-0.5 margin).


(Last Five | Season Average | Differential)
Assists per game:
Dejounte Murray: 8.7 | 6.1 | +2.5


(Last Five | Season Average | Differential)
Points + Rebounds + Assists:
Mikal Bridges: 37.8 | 27.6 | +10.2
Seth Curry: 1.7 | 12.7 | -11.0
Points per game:
Mikal Bridges: 29.6 | 19.8 | +9.8
Assists per game:
Spencer Dinwiddie: 9.6 | 6.1 | +3.5
Royce O’Neale: 2.5 | 3.6 | -1.1

SportsTips’ NBA Pick:

Brooklyn Nets (-115)

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