The Atlanta Hawks will pay a visit to Philadelphia to take on the 76ers tonight as Philly looks to continue their dominance over Atlanta. For spreads on all NBA games please check out our friends at Bovada sportsbook.
In head to head games the Hawks are 1-6 ATS in their last 7 games, and the underdog is 6-1 ATS. The road team is 4-1 ATS in the last 5 between the two teams as well. The Sixers are 20-8 in their last 28 games as a home favorite of 5-10 points. Against teams with a winning record the Sixers though are just 5-16 ATS in their last 21 games. The Hawks on the other hand are 10-3-1 in their last 14 games playing on 0 days rest. They are also an impressive 4-1 ATS in their last 5 road games vs. a team with a winning record.
The Sixers hit the rock bottom part of their season last night when they lost to the Wizards 97-96 and in the process fell out of first place in the division. This is the first time the Sixers have not been in first place since late December. The Sixers are not as nearly productive on the offensive end as they were when things were going better earlier in the season. After losing two in a row the Hawks were actually able to bounce back with a big win last night at home vs. the New York Knicks. Despite some injuries to key players the Hawks have now won 7 of 10 as they continue to strive towards the playoffs.
The Sixers have definitely been playing below their early season standards for about a month now. They do however welcome to town tonight a team they have beaten twice this season and in four games straight overall. With that said the Hawks have definitely been the better team as of late and are winners of 2 of 3 on the road. We are going to take the logical play here and just simply take the better team on the road. Even better, you will get points when you take the Hawks as well with your bet at the sports book.