With the 2nd half of the 2015-16 NBA Regular season well underway we have an interesting game tonight the 22nd of Feb. 2016 between the 31-26 Atlanta Hawks (No. 5 Eastern Conf.) playing the 49-5 Golden State Warriors (No. 1 Western Conf.) with the game be played at the Phillips Arena in Atlanta, Georgia with the tip-off scheduled for 8:10 PM ET and seen NBA TV.
Those that Bet on NBA at the likes of SBG Global the early odds have the Warriors of GS favored by 7 ½ points with the Over/under at 223 ½ and -340 on the Money Line, while the Atlanta Hawks the underdogs at +7 ½ and +280 on the Money Line.
As of late the Atlanta Hawks have struggled losing 4 of their ultimate 5 games including their loss this past Saturday night to the Bucks of Milwaukee 117-109. Tonight they seek to change their luck as the take on the powerful Warriors that should be a fan excitement game.
For the fans of the visiting 49-5 Golden State Warriors on Saturday they had a bounce back win beating the Clippers of L.A. 115-112 after their crazy defeat to the Trail Blazers of Portland losing be 32 points and this win brought them to the best record in the league at 49 wins and 5 losses for the season.
In this game the Warriors had another player standout in D. Green who had his 11th triple double that leads the NBA as he scored 18 points had 12 rebounds and 11 assists. He has been a big help to the team as he also is averaging some 14.3 points, 9.7 rebounds and 7.4 assists each game to date this season. Another spark for the team in this game was K. Thompson who had the game high 33 points as he completed 11 of his 22 attempts from the court.
The Warriors will be seeking to continue with their winning momentum tonight in this game with the Atlanta Hawks. To do that they must continue their top offensive performances, as they did against the Clippers as they completed and incredible 52 percent of their shots. But it may not be that easy since the Hawks defense has only been allowing opponents some 100.4 points each game this season and that in the NBA ranks them at 7th best. The Warriors in their ultimate 7 games with the Hawks are with 6 wins and 1 loss.
If you’re a fan of the 31-26 Atlanta Hawks the team has not been able to make a comeback as of yet from their loss streak as on Monday night they lost to the Bucks 117-109, and in that loss they simply could not defend against J. Parker who had a career day with 14 rebounds and scoring 29 points. That surely was disappointing to all since in their ultimate 3 home games they lost on 3 consecutively.
The Hawks future still looks fuzzy as tonight the take on the sizzling Golden State Warriors, and they have won 25 of their road games this season as they defend their Championship Title. Then to complicate matters the Warriors the Hawks will face are leading the NBA in scoring per game averaging an incredible 115.4 each game to date this season.
If the Hawks are seeking an upset this Monday night they will definitely need to step up while improving their shooting from beyond the arc, as against the Bucks last Saturday they missed some 33 of their 42 -3 point attempts. Plus in this game their defensive efforts need to focus on stopping S. Curry who in his last 2 games with Atlanta he had averaged some 29.8 points each game. The Hawks in their ultimate 10 games at home against the Warriors are with 6 wins and 4 losses.
The online wagering prediction for this Monday night game will see the Golden State Warriors overtake the Atlanta Hawks and win the game 109-99!