The Atlanta Hawks (35-35) relished a 127-119 win over the Golden State Warriors in their last outing and now prepare to face the San Antonio Spurs (18-52) on Sunday night.
The win against the Warriors was a great mix of teamwork by the Hawks, with Trae Young and John Collins scoring 25 and 22 points, respectively. Five other players from the lineup scored in double digits to lead the team to an eight-point win. Stephen Curry was the only Warriors member to register a decent score of 31 points as other players failed. The Hawks will travel to San Antonio to face the Spurs, who have been dragged down to the bottom of the Western Conference after a two-game losing streak.
The Spurs gave up a solid 23-point lead they earned after the end of the first half against the Memphis Grizzlies. The Grizzlies made a comeback in the second half to tie the game and take it to overtime. The Spurs ended up losing the game 126-120.
Fixture: Atlanta Hawks @ San Antonio Spurs
Date & Time: Sunday, March 19, 04:00 p.m ET
Venue: AT&T Center, San Antonio, Texas
Atlanta Hawks vs. San Antonio Spurs: Injury Report
The Spurs have a lot of injury concerns at the moment. Devonte Graham is out as he is suffering from a quadriceps injury, whereas Zach Collins is questionable due to a bicep injury. Keita-Bate Diop is doubtful for tonight’s game because of an Achilles problem, while Romeo Langford is questionable due to a thigh injury. Doug McDermott is also questionable because of a hip injury, and Khem Birch is out until late March due to a knee injury.
As for the Hawks, Traey Young is questionable, as he bruised his right knee in the previous game. Jalen Johnson is also questionable due to a hamstring problem.
|Devonte Graham||San Antonio Spurs||Out||Quadriceps|
|Zach Collins||San Antonio Spurs||Questionable||Bicep|
|Keita-Bate Diop||San Antonio Spurs||Doubtful||Achilles|
|Romeo Langford||San Antonio Spurs||Questionable||Thigh|
|Doig McDermott||San Antonio Spurs||Questionable||Hip|
|Khem Birch||San Antonio Spurs||Out||Knee|
|Trae Young||Atlanta Hawks||Questionable||Knee|
|Jalen Johnson||Atlanta Hawks||Questionable||Hamstring|
Atlanta Hawks vs. San Antonio Spurs: Betting Odds
|Atlanta Hawks||-400||-9 (-110)||O 245 (-110)|
|San Antonio Spurs||+320||+9 (-110)||U 245 (-110)|
Hawks: F John Collins, F De’Andre Hunter, C Clint Capela, G Dejounte Murray, G Trae Young
Spurs: F Keldon Johnson, F Jeremy Sochan, C Zach Collins, G Malaki Branham, G Devin Vassell
Atlanta Hawks vs. San Antonio Spurs: Betting Prediction
The Hawks have a 1-0 lead over the Spurs this season when they defeated them 125-106 in February. The Spurs have the second-worst record in the NBA and rank 24th in the league in offense, averaging 112.6 ppg. They have the worst defense, conceding 122.1 ppg. The Hawks are one of the best teams in offense, scoring 117.4 ppg and conceding 117.5 ppg. Since the Hawks are still in contention to qualify for the playoffs, they will come out in full force to try and win the game. Although they are playing away from home, expect them to cover the spread.