Suns vs Hawks Picks and Odds
Trae Younger and the Atlanta Hawks welcome the red-hot Phoenix Suns to city on Wednesday, Might fifth. (Photograph by Peter Joneleit/Icon Sportswire)
- The Suns end up a three-game street journey in opposition to the Hawks on Wednesday, Might fifth
- Each groups are having fun with respective profitable streaks
- Get the chances, preview, and choose for this contest under
The Phoenix Suns journey to Atlanta to face the Hawks within the second recreation of a back-to-back on Wednesday, Might fifth, tip-off 8 PM EST. It was a gritty time beyond regulation win for Phoenix over the Cavs on Tuesday, which may presumably weigh them down in opposition to the well-rested Hawks.
Nevertheless, each groups are taking part in superb basketball proper now, with the Suns on a five-game profitable streak, whereas Atlanta has collected two consecutive victories.
The final assembly again in March noticed Phoenix safe a 117-110 win within the desert.
Suns vs Hawks Odds
|Crew||Unfold||Moneyline||Whole Factors at DraftKings|
|Phoenix Suns||-2.5 (-110)||-138||Ov 227.5 (-110)|
|Atlanta Hawks||+2.5 (-110)||+118||Un 227.5 (-110)|
All odds as of Might 4th.
Suns Chasing Western Convention Title
It’s actually exhausting to understand that Phoenix was actually preventing to simply keep out of the gutter final season. Now, they’re within the race for profitable the West. The Chris Paul impact is actual, together with the dominance of Devin Booker and several other different role-players all through the roster.
The Suns are at present tied with the Utah Jazz in prime spot with a 47-18 document after beating Cleveland. It was no simple victory for Monty Williams’ crew although. Collin Sexton and the Cavs gave CP3 and co. a critical run for his or her cash, even pushing the sport to an additional interval. However, they in the end ran out of gasoline, with Phoenix outscoring their opponents 20-4 in OT.
Ebook confirmed out for 31, whereas Paul was completely great in all points, allotting 16 assists whereas additionally dropping 23 factors. It’s loopy to assume that all over the place the 35-year-old goes, he wins. It is a very thrilling crew that ought to do some critical injury come playoff time.
On Tuesday, the Suns thrived off Cleveland’s 17 turnovers, registering 23 factors in return. Additionally they registered nearly half of their factors within the paint, which is actually a pleasant change from the three-point heavy basketball we’re used to seeing on a nightly foundation throughout the Affiliation.
In case you wanted a reminder… CP is VERY good at basketball pic.twitter.com/Fxoaa07AXk
— Phoenix Suns (@Suns) Might 4, 2021
Phoenix is actually one of many hottest groups round proper now, going 11-3 of their final 14 video games. They’ve additionally excelled on the street, compiling a formidable 21-9 document.
Hawks Proceed to Impress
Atlanta has been one of many largest surprises within the NBA this season alongside the Suns as they at present sit in fifth spot within the East with a 36-30 document. Nate McMillan’s arrival has completed wonders for this crew, going 21-11 since he took over for Lloyd Pierce.
The Hawks managed to safe yet one more victory on Monday, beating Damian Lillard and the Portland Path Blazers, 123-114. Each groups have been red-hot from lengthy vary, however Atlanta’s 49% clip in the end performed an enormous half. Danilo Gallinari drained seven triples on his personal, main the crew with 28 factors. Actually, Gallinari, Trae Younger, and Bogdan Bogdanovic all dropped over 20 within the win, whereas John Collins added 15 factors.
Atlanta additionally proved to be the extra dominant determine on the boards, out-rebounding Portland 49-39. The ball motion was great as nicely, registering 32 assists. Younger on his personal dished out 11 dimes.
At present only a recreation and a half above the seventh place Celtics, who maintain a play-in spot, the Hawks are doing every thing attainable to keep away from the event. The Knicks sit simply above them in fourth, too. In the event that they proceed to play at a excessive degree, a top-six seeding will definitely be within the playing cards.
We received shooters 😏
🔥 53 mixed PTS
🔥 Mixed 14/24 3PM
What an evening for Gallo & Bogi 👏 pic.twitter.com/r0wghKYVcV
— Atlanta Hawks (@ATLHawks) Might 4, 2021
ATL is prospering at State Farm Enviornment as nicely, profitable six straight contests. Total, McMillan’s squad is 20-11 on house courtroom. With six video games left and 5 of them in Atlanta, they’ll be trying to end the season sturdy and put themselves in a first-rate place for the playoffs.
It is a robust one to name as a result of each groups play nicely on the street and at house. Phoenix on one hand could be very scorching proper now, however they did simply play an additional five-minute interval on Tuesday night time and must journey and get proper again to it the next night time.
The Suns are 31-20 as ATS favorites and have crushed their opponents by simply over a median of 9 factors throughout this five-game unbeaten streak. Atlanta in the meantime, is 16-16 as ATS underdogs.
Nevertheless, I see the worth within the Hawks Moneyline right here. They’re rolling at house and Phoenix goes to be barely worn out after Tuesday.
Choose: Atlanta Hawks +118
Quinn Allen is a sports activities journalist, with a background and schooling in broadcast journalism (BCIT ’17). He writes about European Soccer, Basketball, and Baseball for quite a few websites throughout the globe.