Philadelphia 76ers vs Atlanta Hawks: Eastern Conference Semifinals Game 2 Betting Preview, Lines, Odds, Insights, and Trends for June 8, 2021

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BetMGM Sep 20, 2021, 12:04 AM

The Philadelphia 76ers (49-23, 4-2) are 5.5-point favorites heading into Game 2 of the second round of the NBA Playoffs against the Atlanta Hawks (41-31, 5-1) at Wells Fargo Center on Tuesday, starting at 7:30 PM ET on TNT. The Hawks lead the series 1-0. The matchup has an over/under of 223.5 points.

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76ers vs Hawks Betting Information
FavoriteSpreadFavorite Spread OddsUnderdog Spread OddsTotalOver Total OddsUnder Total Odds
76ers-5.5-110-110223.5-110-110

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Point Total Insights

  • Philadelphia and its opponents have gone over Tuesday's 223.5 total in 38 out of 78 games (48.7%) this year.
  • In Atlanta's games this year, the competing teams combined for a higher point total than Tuesday's matchup over/under in 42 out of 78 matchups (53.8%).
  • The point total for the contest of 223.5 is 4.2 points fewer than the combined points per game averages for the 76ers (114.4 points per game) and the Hawks (113.3 points per game).
  • The 219 points per game these two teams allow to opponents on average this season are 4.5 fewer than the 223.5 over/under in this contest.
  • The 76ers have seen a 222.9 average over/under in their games this season, 0.6 points fewer than the over/under in this contest.
  • A difference of 0.4 points separates the average total points bet in Hawks' games (223.9 points) and this game's over/under (223.5 points).

76ers Betting Data

  • Philadelphia has a solid record against the spread this year, going 43-32 ATS.
  • The 76ers have fared well as a 5.5-point favorite, going 19-18 against the spread when favored by at least 5.5 points.
  • Philadelphia and its opponents have hit the over in just 46.7% of games (35 out of 75 matchups).

76ers Key Players

  • Joel Embiid leads the 76ers in scoring (28.5 points per game) and rebounding (10.6 rebounds per game).
  • The team is led in assists by Ben Simmons' 6.9 per game.
  • The 76ers are led by Danny Green from beyond the arc. He hits 2.5 shots from deep per game.
  • Philadelphia's blocks leader is Embiid, who records 1.4 per game. Matisse Thybulle leads the team averaging 1.6 steals a contest.

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76ers Last 10 Games

76ers Last Five Games
DateOpponentResultFavoredPlayed AsSpreadTotal76ers MoneylineOpponent MoneylineGame TypeCoveredOver/Under
6/6/2021Hawks128-124 ATLNoHome+10.5236.5625-1000PlayoffsYesOver
6/2/2021Wizards129-112 PHIYesHome-12.5246.5-100002000PlayoffsYesUnder
5/31/2021Wizards122-114 WASNoAway+3.5232.5220-275PlayoffsNoOver
5/29/2021Wizards132-103 PHIYesAway-12.5241.5-1100650PlayoffsYesUnder
5/26/2021Wizards120-95 PHIYesHome-24.5220.5--PlayoffsYesUnder
76ers Last 10 Games
Overall RecordATS RecordO/U/PAVG TotalAVG Pts ScoredAVG Pts AllowedAVG Reb. Margin3Pt %
6-47-35-5-0228.3118.2110.1-1.833.8%

76ers Injuries

76ers:Joel Embiid: Day To Day (Knee)

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Hawks Betting Data

  • Atlanta has covered the spread in greater than half of its contests, going 39-37 ATS.
  • When they are at least 5.5-point underdogs, the Hawks have a record ATS of 15-13.
  • Atlanta has combined with its opponents to hit the over in 46.1% of matchups this year (35 out of 76 contests).

Hawks Key Players

  • The Hawks' Trae Young puts up enough points (25.3 per game) and assists (9.4 per game) to sit atop the team's leaderboards.
  • Clint Capela grabs 14.3 rebounds per game (he also scores 15.2 points per game and adds 0.8 assists per game) which puts him at the top of the Atlanta rebounding leaderboard.
  • Bogdan Bogdanovic is consistent from three-point range and leads the Hawks with 3.3 made threes per game.
  • Atlanta's leader in steals is Cam Reddish with 1.3 per game, and its leader in blocks is Capela with 2.0 per game.

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Hawks Last 10 Games

DateOpponentResultFavoredPlayed AsSpreadTotalHawks MoneylineOpponent MoneylineGame TypeCoveredOver/Under
6/6/202176ers128-124 ATLYesAway-10.5236.5-1000625PlayoffsNoOver
6/2/2021Knicks103-89 ATLYesAway-11.5193.5-1100700PlayoffsYesUnder
5/30/2021Knicks113-96 ATLYesHome-9.5204.5-650475PlayoffsYesOver
5/28/2021Knicks105-94 ATLYesHome-13.5202.5-100003300PlayoffsNoUnder
5/26/2021Knicks101-92 NYYesAway-3.5209.5-175145PlayoffsNoUnder
Overall RecordATS RecordO/U/PAVG TotalAVG Pts ScoredAVG Pts AllowedAVG Reb. Margin3Pt %
9-15-55-5-0217113.3103.7+1.634%

Hawks Injuries

Hawks:De'Andre Hunter: Day To Day (Knee),Cam Reddish: Out (Achilles),Brandon Goodwin: Out For Season (Illness),Kris Dunn: Out (Non-COVID Illness)

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