Phoenix Suns vs. Atlanta Hawks NBA Betting Preview, Lines, Odds, Insights & Trends for May 5, 2021

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BetMGM Jun 16, 2021, 2:31 PM

The Phoenix Suns (47-18) are 1.5-point favorites as they attempt to extend a five-game win streak when they visit the Atlanta Hawks (36-30) on Wednesday, May 5, 2021 at State Farm Arena. The matchup airs at 8:00 PM ET on BSSE. The over/under in the matchup is set at 229.5.

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Suns vs Hawks Betting Information
Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds
Suns -1.5 -115 -105 229.5 -110 -110

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Point Total Insights

  • Phoenix's games this season have resulted in a higher total score than Wednesday's matchup over/under (229.5 points) in 26 out of 65 opportunities (40% of matchups).
  • In 37.9% of Atlanta's games this season (25 of 66), the total points scored was greater than Wednesday's 229.5-point over/under.
  • Together, the two teams combine for 227.5 points per game, 2.0 points fewer than the total of 229.5 for this game.
  • The 219.9 points per game these two teams allow to opponents on average this season are 9.6 fewer than the 229.5 over/under in this contest.
  • On average, the over/under in Suns games is 6.2 points fewer than the over/under of 229.5 points in this contest.
  • The over/under for this contest is 5.3 points more than the average over/under in Hawks' games this season (224.2 points).

Suns Betting Data

  • Phoenix beat the spread more often than not this year, going 38-26-1 against the spread.
  • The Suns' record against the spread as at least a 1.5-point favorite is above .500 at 30-22-1.
  • Phoenix and its opponents have hit the over in 52.3% of games (34 out of 65 matchups).

Suns Key Players

  • Devin Booker leads the Suns in scoring, averaging 25.7 points per game.
  • Phoenix is led in rebounding by Deandre Ayton's 10.6 rebounds per game and assisting by Chris Paul's 8.9 assists per game .
  • Jae Crowder is the top three-point shooter for the Suns, connecting on 2.4 per game.
  • Paul leads the team with 1.4 steals per game. Ayton collects 1.2 blocks a contest to pace Phoenix.

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Suns Last 10 Games

Suns Last Five Games
Date Opponent Result Favored Played As Spread Total Suns Moneyline Opponent Moneyline Game Type Covered Over/Under
5/4/2021 Cavaliers 134-118 PHO Yes Away -6.5 226.5 -400 300 Regular Season Yes Over
5/2/2021 Thunder 123-120 PHO Yes Away -11.5 236.5 -2000 950 Regular Season No Over
4/30/2021 Jazz 121-100 PHO Yes Home -15.5 226.5 -5000 1350 Regular Season Yes Under
4/28/2021 Clippers 109-101 PHO Yes Home -10.5 220.5 -650 475 Regular Season No Under
4/26/2021 Knicks 118-110 PHO Yes Away -1.5 226.5 -155 125 Regular Season Yes Over
Overall Record ATS Record O/U/P AVG Total AVG Pts Scored AVG Pts Allowed AVG Reb. Margin 3Pt %
7-3 6-4 6-4-0 226.6 113.9 112.7 -0.9 39.8%

Suns Injuries

Suns: Jae Crowder: Out (Ankle), Abdel Nader: Out (Knee)

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Hawks Betting Data

  • Atlanta has covered the spread in greater than half of its games, going 33-31 ATS.
  • The Hawks have fared well as a 1.5-point underdog, going 19-16 against the spread when they are at least 1.5-point underdogs.
  • Atlanta and its opponents have hit the over in fewer than half of their matchups this year -- 29 of 64 (45.3%).

Hawks Key Players

  • Trae Young averages 25.5 points and tacks on 9.4 assists per game, putting him at the top of the Hawks' leaderboards for those statistics.
  • Clint Capela is at the top of the Atlanta rebounding leaderboard with 14.4 rebounds per game. He also scores 15.3 points and adds 0.8 assists per game.
  • Bogdan Bogdanovic makes 3.1 three-pointers per game, the most on the Hawks.
  • Cam Reddish (1.3 steals per game) is the steal leader for Atlanta while Capela (2.1 blocks per game) is the block leader.

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Hawks Last 10 Games

Date Opponent Result Favored Played As Spread Total Hawks Moneyline Opponent Moneyline Game Type Covered Over/Under
5/3/2021 Trail Blazers 123-114 ATL Yes Home -8.5 249.5 -450 340 Regular Season Yes Under
5/1/2021 Bulls 108-97 ATL Yes Home -4.5 232.5 -225 185 Regular Season Yes Under
4/30/2021 76ers 126-104 PHI No Away +17.5 219.5 1300 -3000 Regular Season No Over
4/28/2021 76ers 127-83 PHI No Away +27.5 210.5 3300 -10000 Regular Season No Under
4/26/2021 Pistons 100-86 DET No Away +3.5 204.5 180 -225 Regular Season No Under
Hawks Last 10 Games
Overall Record ATS Record O/U/P AVG Total AVG Pts Scored AVG Pts Allowed AVG Reb. Margin 3Pt %
6-4 5-5 4-6-0 222.2 110.1 112.1 +4.8 35.8%

Hawks Injuries

Hawks: Bogdan Bogdanovic: Day To Day (Hamstring), Cam Reddish: Out (Achilles), De'Andre Hunter: Out (Knee)

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