Arena and City where Hawks vs. Thunder will be playing
The stage is set for an NBA game between the Hawks and Thunder on December 05th, 2022, in Atlanta, GA at State Farm Arena, and be sure to check out the picks and predictions to win with your bets.
Introduction to the Hawks vs. Thunder betting tip and prediction
The Eastern Conference and Western Conference collide in this NBA matchup on December 05th, 2022, at 18:30. The Hawks enters as -5.5 point favorites in the contest. In the previous game between these two teams, the Hawks were 16.5 point underdogs but lost the game to Thunder, 136-118. The over/under for the upcoming game is 234.5 points. In the previous meeting, the over/under was 257.5 points, and the under was victorious.
We all know how important the 3-point shot is to the game of basketball in the 2022-2023 season, so let us take a look at home these teams fare from long distances. The Hawks are making 32.6 percent of their 3-pointers this season. The Thunder is converting on 33.8 percent of their 3-pointers. Hawks are attempting 32 percent of its shots from behind the 3-point line. Thunder is taking 36 percent of their field goal attempts from a 3-point distance.
How are the Hawks playing this season?
The Hawks comes into this game with a 13-10 record, and they are currently 4th in the Eastern Conference standings. The Hawks are 5-5 in their last 10 games.
Did the Hawks win their most recent game?
Yes, Hawks defeated the Nuggets, 117-109. Dejounte Murray scored 34 points in the victory.
Best scorer for the Hawks
The leading scorer for the Hawks this season is Trae Young, who is averaging 27.8 points per game. Young also is the team leader in minutes played per game with 36.86.
Other Team Leaders for the Hawks
Coming into the December 05th, 2022 contest, Clint Capela leads the Hawks with 12 rebounds per game. In the last match, he made 29.25 points in DraftKings and 28.2 fantasy points in FanDuel. Trae Young has a team-high 9.6 assists per game The steals leader for the Hawks is Dejounte Murray (1.9 steals per game). He has 53.25 DraftKings fantasy points and 51.6 FanDuel fantasy points for the last game. In terms of swatting shots, John Collins is leading the way for the Hawks with 1.4 blocks per game
Hawks Team Analysis
The Hawks’ point differential this season is 0.7 points per game, which ranks 15th in the NBA. They are averaging 114 points per game while allowing 113.3 points per game. In terms of 3-pointers, the Hawks are making 9.7 shots per game, which ranks 30th in the NBA. From the free-throw line, the Hawks are making 17.7 per game, which ranks 18th in the NBA.
Projected Hawks Starting Lineup and Injuries
The Hawks plan on having these starting five for the game: Clint Capela, Jalen Johnson, AJ Griffin, Dejounte Murray and Trae Young. In their last meeting against the Thunder, the Hawks’ starting lineup consisted of Clint Capela, Timothe Luwawu-Cabarrot, De’Andre Hunter, Kevin Huerter and Trae Young.
Oklahoma City Thunder
How is the Thunder playing this season?
The Thunder head this game with a 10-13 record, and they are currently 13th in the Western Conference standings. The Thunder is 4-6 in their last 10 games.
Did the Thunder win their most recent game?
Yes, Thunder defeated the Timberwolves, 135-128. Shai Gilgeous-Alexander scored 33 points in the victory.
Best scorer for the Thunder
The leading scorer for the Thunder this season is Shai Gilgeous-Alexander, who is averaging 31.1 points per game. Shai Gilgeous-Alexander also leads the team in minutes played per game with 35.76. In the last game, scored 49.75 DraftKings fantasy points and 51.2 FanDuel fantasy points.
Other Team Leaders for the Thunder
Josh Giddey is leading the way with 7.7 rebounds per game. In his last game of the season, he scored 55.5 points in DraftKings and 53.9 in FanDuel. Shai Gilgeous-Alexander is dishing out a team-high 6 assists per game. He has 49.75 DraftKings fantasy points and 51.2 FanDuel fantasy points scored in the last game. In terms of steals, the Thunder’s leader is Shai Gilgeous-Alexander with 1.8 steals per game. His DFS points in the last match were the following: 49.75 DraftKings fantasy points and 51.2 FanDuel fantasy points. The blocks’ leader for the Thunder is Aleksej Pokuševski, who is sending back 1.5 shots per game. He scored 22.5 DraftKings fantasy points and 21.1 FanDuel fantasy points in his last game.
Thunder Team Analysis
The Thunder’s point differential this season is -1 points per game, which ranks 19th in the NBA. They are averaging 116.8 points per game while allowing 117.8 points per game. In terms of 3-pointers, the Thunder is making 11.5 shots per game, which ranks 19th in the NBA. From the free-throw line, the Thunder is making 17.4 per game, which ranks 22nd in the NBA.
Projected Thunder’s Starting Lineup and Injuries
The Thunder is starting these five players for the game: Jeremiah Robinson-Earl, Aleksej Pokuševski, Luguentz Dort, Josh Giddey and Shai Gilgeous-Alexander. In their last meeting against the Hawks, the Thunder’s starting five were Isaiah Roby, Aleksej Pokuševski, Aaron Wiggins, Tre Mann and Theo Maledon. For the upcoming matchup, Thunder has the following injury: Chet Holmgren is out (foot).
Bet suggestions for this game
Spread betting suggestion
With the Hawks coming into this game as -5.5 point favorites the suggestion is to bet at the Hawks.
Money Line betting suggestion
Hawks are a -5.5 money line favorite for the game against the Thunder, and the suggestion is to pick the Hawks.
Over/Under betting suggestion
The over/under for the Hawks and Thunder is 234.5 points, so the suggestion is to take the under.
Will there be Overtime?
The Hawks and Thunder have combined for an impressive 6 overtime games this season, and therefore, there is value in betting if there will be overtime for this contest.
Hawks vs Thunder betting tip: FAQs
The game will be played on December 05th, 2022.
The contest will take place at State Farm Arena in Atlanta, GA.
The Hawks have a 13-10 record thus far this season, they are the 4th seed in the Eastern Conference standings. Meanwhile, the Thunder is 10-13, they own the 13th spot in the Western Conference.
The last time that the Hawks and Thunder played, the Thunder won, 136-118.
Hawks are favorites by -5.5 points for the December 05th, 2022 game. In the previous meeting, the Hawks were a 16.5 point underdog. They lost the game against Thunder, 136-118.
The over/under is 234.5 points for the December 05th, 2022 game. The last time the Hawks and Thunder faced each other, the over/under was 257.5. Bettors who took the under won. The teams combined for 254 points.
The matchup on December 05th, 2022, is the first game between the Hawks and Thunder this season. The next contest between these two teams will be on January 26, 2023 at the Paycom Center.