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

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BetMGM Jun 16, 2021, 4:23 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
FavoriteSpreadFavorite Spread OddsUnderdog Spread OddsTotalOver Total OddsUnder Total Odds
Suns-1.5-115-105229.5-110-110

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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
DateOpponentResultFavoredPlayed AsSpreadTotalSuns MoneylineOpponent MoneylineGame TypeCoveredOver/Under
5/4/2021Cavaliers134-118 PHOYesAway-6.5226.5-400300Regular SeasonYesOver
5/2/2021Thunder123-120 PHOYesAway-11.5236.5-2000950Regular SeasonNoOver
4/30/2021Jazz121-100 PHOYesHome-15.5226.5-50001350Regular SeasonYesUnder
4/28/2021Clippers109-101 PHOYesHome-10.5220.5-650475Regular SeasonNoUnder
4/26/2021Knicks118-110 PHOYesAway-1.5226.5-155125Regular SeasonYesOver
Overall RecordATS RecordO/U/PAVG TotalAVG Pts ScoredAVG Pts AllowedAVG Reb. Margin3Pt %
7-36-46-4-0226.6113.9112.7-0.939.8%

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

DateOpponentResultFavoredPlayed AsSpreadTotalHawks MoneylineOpponent MoneylineGame TypeCoveredOver/Under
5/3/2021Trail Blazers123-114 ATLYesHome-8.5249.5-450340Regular SeasonYesUnder
5/1/2021Bulls108-97 ATLYesHome-4.5232.5-225185Regular SeasonYesUnder
4/30/202176ers126-104 PHINoAway+17.5219.51300-3000Regular SeasonNoOver
4/28/202176ers127-83 PHINoAway+27.5210.53300-10000Regular SeasonNoUnder
4/26/2021Pistons100-86 DETNoAway+3.5204.5180-225Regular SeasonNoUnder
Hawks Last 10 Games
Overall RecordATS RecordO/U/PAVG TotalAVG Pts ScoredAVG Pts AllowedAVG Reb. Margin3Pt %
6-45-54-6-0222.2110.1112.1+4.835.8%

Hawks Injuries

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

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