On Friday, the 14-7 Denver Nuggets will fly to Atlanta and face the Hawks currently 12-10. Game is set to start at 7:30 p.m EST hosted in the State Farm Arena. Both of these teams have impressed at the start of the season, however the Hawks need to start separating themselves from the pack.
The Denver Nuggets are going into this bout after defeating the Houston Rockets, 120-100. Denver looked consistent on both sides of the floor, with good transition scoring.
The Atlanta Hawks will enter this game after taking the Orlando Magic on a tough trip, 125-108. Offense definitely left something to be desired for, however defensively Atlanta was able to lock up and close the win.
On defense, the Nuggets are giving an average of 113.1 points per game, with their opponents having shot 48.5% from the field. Denver will need to apply pressure and contest more shots from inside the paint if they want to contest Atlanta. The Nugget’s range defense has stayed consistent through the season, though.
As for injuries, Michael Porter Jr. PF, Bones Hyland PG , and Jeff Green SF are still in doubt.
The Atlanta Hawks are placed 6th in the Eastern Conference table, as they are right behind the Celtics by 6 games. On the offense, Atlanta is scoring an average of 113.9 points per game and they have shot 46.5% from the field. Sadly their 3 point game has not been good enough this season, thus Atlanta is normally forced to rush the paint to stay competitive.
On the defensive side, the Hawks are allowing an average of 113.5 points per game. Atlanta’s main advantage is the pace on their bigs when covering the 3 point line via the extra pass lane.
As for injuries, Jalen Johnson SF (Ankle), John Collins PF (Ankle), and De’Andre Hunter SF (Thigh) are all listed as questionable for this game. Bogdan Bogdanovic SG (Knee) and Justin Holiday SF (Illness) are listed a s out.
Denver Nuggets vs Atlanta Hawks Game Information
- Date: 12/02/2022
- Time: 07:40 PM ET
- Location: State Farm ArenaAtlanta,GA
- How to Watch Nuggets vs Hawks: TNT
- Live Stream: NBA Game Pass
Nuggets vs Hawks Betting Lines
Hawks are +120 according to our Vegas NBA Lines. This means that if you wager $100 you have the chance to win $120. On the other side, Nuggets are –140 according to the Vegas NBA Lines. This means that if you wager $100 you have the chance to win $71.43.
The implied probability for these two teams attached to the betting lines have Hawks at a 45.45% chance of winning the game, meanwhile Nuggets have 58.33% probability of finishing the game with the W.
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