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Dallas Mavericks at Atlanta Hawks 10/21/21 - NBA Picks & Predictions

Atlanta Hawks vs Dallas Mavericks Odds & Info

Game Atlanta Hawks vs Dallas Mavericks
Date & Time Thursday October 21, 2021, 7:30 PM (EDT)
State Farm Arena
Latest odds
ATL -2.5 Total 224.5
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In the first game of a Thursday night NBA on TNT doubleheader, the Dallas Mavericks will invade State Farm Arena to take on the Atlanta Hawks. The Mavericks finished 12 games above .500 last season and were eliminated in the first round of the playoffs by the LA Clippers. All-Star G Luka Doncic led Dallas with 27.7 points to go along with 8.6 assists and 8.0 rebounds per game.

On Friday, Dallas outscored Milwaukee by 16 points during the second quarter of a 114-103 road victory against Milwaukee. G Jalen Brunson led the Mavericks with 17 points, six rebounds, and five assists. 

The Atlanta Hawks blossomed under the leadership of head coach Nate McMillan and advanced to the Eastern Conference Championship. The Hawks won 27 of their final 38 regular season games once McMillan took over for Lloyd Pierce and were greatly improved on defense. Trae Young led Atlanta in scoring (25.3 ppg) and assists (9.4 apg).

Last time out, Atlanta raced out to a 16-point after one quarter and cruised to a 127-92 home victory versus Miami. Trae Young exploded for 27 points and 15 assists in 30 minutes of action for the Hawks.

Recent Betting Trends

  • Mavericks are 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games overall.
  • Hawks are 21-8 ATS in their last 29 home games.
  • Over is 8-2 in Mavericks last 10 road games.
  • Under is 15-6 in Hawks last 21 overall.
  • Mavericks are 2-6 ATS in the last 8 meetings in Atlanta.

Free NBA Pick:

Atlanta Hawks -2.5

Atlanta F Onyeka Okongwu is recovering from shoulder surgery and is hoping to return by December. The Hawks are loaded and are hungry to prove that last season was not a fluke. Take Atlanta to win and cover at home. Final Score Prediction, Atlanta Hawks win 116-108.

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