Trail Blazers vs Hawks Prediction and Odds
Trail Blazers vs Hawks Prediction and Odds: The Portland Trail Blazers are expected to win this game as per the bookmakers but stats predict a close contest.
The Atlanta Hawks (25-25) are set to meet the Portland Trail Blazers (23-26) in the upcoming NBA fixture. The Hawks need a solid winning streak to get into the top 6 of the Eastern Conference. They are currently in the 8th position. Atlanta ended the last game with a 113-120 defeat to the LA Clippers.
The Portland Trail Blazers will look to bounce back at home when they host the Hawks at Moda Center in the next matchup. The Trail Blazers have a lot to do to improve their chances of playoff qualification as they are currently in the 12th position of the Western Conference. In the last fixture, Portland faced a 105-123 loss to the Toronto Raptors.
Trail Blazers vs Hawks Prediction: Last 5 Games Analysis
The Atlanta Hawks have won 4 of the last 5 away fixtures.
The Hawks won against teams like the OKC Thunder, Dallas Mavericks, Toronto Raptors, and Indiana Pacers. They lost one game to the Chicago Bulls. Atlanta has won 12 out of 26 away games as of now.
In the last 5 away games
- The Atlanta Hawks have scored 118.8 points per game.
- The Atlanta Hawks have conceded 115.8 points per game.
- Number of games that ended with a difference of 3 points or less: 1
- Number of games that ended with a difference of 4-10 points: 3
The Portland Trail Blazers have won 2 of the last 5 home fixtures.
The wins came against the Utah Jazz and San Antonio Spurs. They lost against the likes of the Toronto Raptors, LA Lakers, and Philadelphia 76ers. The Trail Blazers have a home record of 13-11 as of now.
In the last 5 home games
- The Portland Trail Blazers have scored 118.6 points per game.
- The Portland Trail Blazers have conceded 120.0 points per game.
- Number of games that ended with a difference of 3 points or less: 0
- Number of games that ended with a difference of 4-10 points: 3
Both teams lost their last fixtures. The Portland Trail Blazers will have the home advantage.
Trail Blazers vs Hawks Prediction: Attack and Defense Analysis
The Atlanta Hawks are having a scoring average of 116.0 points per game in the current season. They shot 47.8% from the field and 34.4% from the 3-point line. They have a free throw accuracy of 81.9%. The Hawks are rated 113.6 on offense with a rank of 18 in the league.
The Portland Trail Blazers are playing with a scoring rate of 113.8 points per game. In shooting, their success rate stands at 48.1% in field goals, 37.4% in 3-pointers, and 78.5% in free throws. The Trail Blazers rank 9 in the offense with an Adjusted Offensive Rating of 115.4.
The Portland Trail Blazers have the upper hand in the offense.
The Atlanta Hawks are giving away 116.5 points per game this season. They maintained an average of 43.5 rebounds along with 7.0 steals and 4.9 blocks per game. The Hawks are given a rank of 20 in the defense with an Adjusted Defensive Rating of 114.7.
The Portland Trail Blazers have been conceding 113.5 points per game. They played with an average of 42.4 rebounds per game. The average number of steals and the average number of blocks are currently at 6.5 and 4.3 respectively. The Trail Blazers are rated 115.2 in the defense with a rank of 22 among all sides.
Both teams seem to be at par on defense as per the rating.
Hawks vs Trail Blazers Prediction: Odds
- Portland Trail Blazers: -1.5 (-119)
- Atlanta Hawks: +1.5 (-119)
- Portland Trail Blazers: -135
- Atlanta Hawks: +100
- Portland Trail Blazers: 53%
- Atlanta Hawks: 47%
Trail Blazers vs Hawks Prediction: Last Game Analysis
Can the Hawks improve their away record?
The Atlanta Hawks were dominated by the red-hot LA Clippers in the last away game. The Clippers secured an early lead in the first quarter. Atlanta tried hard to not increase the deficit but an 8-1 run by the Clippers led by Reggie Jackson’s layup eliminated any chances of a comeback for the Hawks. Atlanta’s 3-pointer accuracy was limited to 25.9% from the 3-point line while the Clippers shot with a success rate of 48.7%. The Hawks won 47-37 on rebounds. Overall, the defense did pretty well for the Hawks but they lacked the offensive firepower.
Trae Young looked in excellent touch as he finished with 31 points, 5 rebounds, and 10 assists. John Collins scored 16 points with 5 rebounds.
Will The Trail Blazers bounce back after a disappointing home defeat?
It was a crushing home loss for the Portland Trail Blazers when they met the Toronto Raptors in the last fixture. The Trail Blazers shot just 27% from the field in the first quarter against 69% of the Raptors. This resulted in a 23-point advantage for Toronto. Portland chased the visitors throughout the remaining quarters but failed to close the gap. The Trail Blazers were outrebounded 45-27 by the Raptors. They were also outscored 68-60 in the paint.
Damian Lillard tried his best to keep his side’s chances alive. He scored 30 points with 4 rebounds and 3 assists. Jerami Grant contributed 26 points, 8 rebounds, and 3 assists.
Hawks vs Trail Blazers Prediction: Head-to-Head Stats
Both these teams have met 120 times in the regular season of the NBA. There is nothing to separate the two sides as both of them won 60 games each.
If we check out the last 5 matchups, 3 games were won by the Hawks and 2 by the Trail Blazers. The previous clash took place in the last season on 14 March 2022. The Atlanta Hawks won that game with a score of 122-113.
Head-to-Head: Key Highlights (Last 5 Meetings)
- The Portland Trail Blazers hosted 2 games and won both of them.
- Average Number of Total Points scored: 240.6
- Average Number of Points scored by the Portland Trail Blazers: 118.4
- Average Number of Points scored by the Atlanta Hawks: 122.2
Hawks vs Trail Blazers Prediction: Players to Watch Out
Portland Trail Blazers
Damian Lillard (Point Guard)
Points Per Game: 30.1 | Assists Per Game: 7.4 | Rebounds Per Game: 4.0
Anfernee Simmons (Shooting Guard)
Points Per Game: 21.8 | Assists Per Game: 4.0 | Rebounds Per Game: 2.8
Jerami Grant (Small Forward)
Points Per Game: 21.2 | Rebounds Per Game: 4.3 | Assists Per Game: 2.4
Trae Young (Point Guard)
Points Per Game: 27.1 | Assists Per Game: 9.9 | Rebounds Per Game: 2.9
Dejounte Murray (Shooting Guard)
Points Per Game: 20.9 | Assists Per Game: 6.0 | Rebounds Per Game: 5.4
De’Andre Hunter (Small Forward)
Points Per Game: 15.8 | Rebounds Per Game: 4.3 | Assists Per Game: 1.3
Trail Blazers vs Hawks Winner Prediction
- Home Advantage: Trail Blazers
- Offensive Advantage: Trail Blazers
- Defensive Advantage: None
- Overall: Advantage Trail Blazers by a small margin
It is expected to be a pretty close matchup considering the stats and performance of both teams till now. The Atlanta Hawks need a complete team effort to trouble the Trail Blazers in their own backyard. On the other hand, the Portland Trail Blazers will look to make a strong comeback at home. They can’t lose too many home games in order to improve their position on the points table. The prediction and betting platforms are favoring the Trail Blazers but the Atlanta Hawks are likely to give a tough fight to the hosts.