Hawks vs 76ers Odds and Picks


Joel Embiid drives to the hoop

Joel Embiid and the 76ers host the Atlanta Hawks on Friday evening. (Picture by Stephen Lew/Icon Sportswire)

  • The Philadelphia 76ers are 9-point favorites over the Atlanta Hawks on Friday (April thirtieth, 7 pm ET)
  • Atlanta star Trae Younger is questionable after lacking the earlier 4 video games with an ankle damage
  • See beneath for evaluation, odds and a betting prediction

For the second time in three nights the Atlanta Hawks and Philadelphia 76ers will sq. off within the metropolis of Brotherly Love. Philadelphia waxed Atlanta 127-83 on Wednesday, and can look handy the Hawks a 3rd straight loss on Friday (April thirtieth, 7 pm ET).

Hawks vs 76ers Odds

Workforce Unfold Moneyline at FanDuel Whole
Atlanta Hawks +9.0 (-110)  +340 OFF
Philadelphia 76ers -9.0 (-110)  -430 OFF

Odds as of April twenty ninth.

The 76ers opened up as 9-point favorites, in a recreation and not using a complete in the intervening time. The rationale an over/beneath has but to be posted is because of the questionable well being of Atlanta famous person Trae Younger, who’s missed the final 4 video games with an ankle damage, extra on that later.

Philly Smashes Atlanta

Wednesday’s assembly between these two groups was over virtually as rapidly because it began. Philadelphia constructed a 20-point lead after the opening quarter, and prolonged it to as a lot as 46, earlier than cruising to a lopsided victory.

They shot 53.9% from the ground, led by Seth Curry’s 20 factors, whereas Tobias Harris and Joel Embiid added 17 a bit. The victory clinched a playoff spot for the Sixers, as they joined Brooklyn as the one groups within the East who’ve punched their ticket to the postseason.

John Collins paced the Hawks with 21 factors, however Atlanta was stymied by Philly’s protection all evening. The 76ers held the Hawks to 33.3% from the ground, whereas racking up 12 steals, 8 blocks and forcing 15 turnovers.

Philadelphia dished out 12 extra assists and scored  21 extra quick break factors, en path to their greatest blowout win of the 12 months. They’ve now received two straight, by a mixed complete of 75 factors.

Will Trae Be Prepared In Time?

Younger made Hawks followers in every single place maintain their breath when he went down final week clutching his ankle in New York. Happily, x-rays got here again adverse and the analysis was a grade 2 lateral sprain. He’s anticipated to return to motion as soon as the swelling goes down, and that could possibly be as quickly as Friday.

Younger reportedly has a 50-50 probability to play towards the 76ers, however the level unfold suggests in any other case. Atlanta was a 9.5-point underdog in Philly on Wednesday, and seeing how the present line for Friday’s recreation is simply half a degree decrease, it’s laborious to think about that Younger will likely be on the market.

Facet With the Sixers

4 of the Hawks’ 9 video games with out Younger this season have resulted in losses of 14 or extra factors, together with every of their final two contests. Previous to shedding in Philly, they fell by 16 to Detroit, and Friday is shaping as much as be one other lengthy evening.

The 76ers enter play with the third most residence wins within the NBA, and have accomplished a good job at overlaying the unfold within the course of. They’re 18-12-1 ATS at residence, and 25-19-2 general as a favourite this season. Atlanta in the meantime, is 16-18 away from residence, and has dropped three straight on the street.

The purpose unfold suggests Younger received’t be enjoying and on condition that Philly is presently at full power it’s laborious to check a state of affairs that doesn’t end in a double-digit win for the 76ers.

Decide: Philadelphia 76ers -9 (-110)

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