Portland Trail Blazers vs. Atlanta Hawks: 1/16/2021 Matchup Betting Preview, Computer Picks, Odds and Trends

Written by on January 16, 2021

The Atlanta Hawks (5-6) are 4-point underdogs against the Portland Trail Blazers (7-5) at Moda Center on Saturday, January 16, 2021. The game starts at 10:00 PM ET on NBCS-NW. The matchup has an over/under of 235.5 points.

Betting Information

Trail Blazers vs Hawks Betting Information
Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds
Trail Blazers -4 -115 -105 235.5 -110 -110
Place a bet on Portland Trail Blazers or the Atlanta Hawks for Saturday’s game.

Head to Head

Portland and Atlanta have each won five of their last 10 head-to-head matchups.

Trail Blazers vs Hawks in 2020-21
Date Favorite Home Team Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Game Type Result
2/29/2020 Hawks Hawks -2.5 239 -136 114 Regular Season 129-117 ATL
11/10/2019 Trail Blazers Trail Blazers -9 226.5 -407 321 Regular Season 124-113 POR
3/29/2019 Hawks Regular Season 118-98 POR
1/26/2019 Trail Blazers Regular Season 120-111 POR
1/5/2018 Trail Blazers Regular Season 110-89 POR
12/30/2017 Hawks Regular Season 104-89 ATL
3/18/2017 Hawks Regular Season 113-97 POR
2/13/2017 Trail Blazers Regular Season 109-104 ATL
1/20/2016 Trail Blazers Regular Season 104-98 ATL
12/21/2015 Hawks Regular Season 106-97 ATL
  • 2/29/2020 DNP – Trail Blazers: Damian Lillard, Jusuf Nurkic
  • 11/10/2019 DNP – Trail Blazers: Jusuf Nurkic; Hawks: John Collins
  • Trail Blazers Betting Information

    • Portland has struggled against the spread, going 5-7 on the year.
    • When favored by at least 4 points, the Trail Blazers have put together a 4-4 record ATS.
    • Portland and its opponents have converted the over just 5 times in 12 (41.7%) games this season.
    Bet on the Portland Trail Blazers to win the NBA Championship.

    Hawks Betting Information

    • Atlanta has covered the spread in less than half of its contests, going 5-6 ATS.
    • When they are at least 4-point underdogs, the Hawks have not fared well, going 1-5 against the spread.
    • Atlanta has combined with its opponents to hit the over in 18.2% of matchups this season (2 out of 11 opportunities).
    Bet on the Atlanta Hawks to win the NBA Championship.

    Over/Under Analysis

    • The Trail Blazers and their opponents have scored at least 235.5 points — this matchup’s over/under — in 34 of 12 outings (283.3%) this year.
    • Atlanta and its opponents have added up to score at least 235.5 points in 18.2% of their matchups this year (two of 11 opportunities).
    • These teams average a combined 227.9 points per game, 7.6 less points than the total of 235.5 set for this game.
    • Opponents of the two teams average a combined 9.5 fewer points per game (226) than this matchup’s total of 235.5 points.
    • The Trail Blazers’ average point total in matchups this season is 231.9, 3.6 points below the over/under in this game.
    • The average point total for the Hawks this year is 13.5 points less than this game’s over/under.
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    Trail Blazers Leaders

    • The Trail Blazers scoring leader is CJ McCollum, who contributes 27.6 points per game.
    • Enes Kanter paces Portland with 8.9 rebounds a game and Damian Lillard leads the squad with 6.8 assists per outing.
    • McCollum is the top three-point shooter for the Trail Blazers, knocking down 4.9 per game.
    • Portland’s steals leader is Robert Covington, who collects 1.4 per game. Jusuf Nurkic leads the team averaging 0.9 blocks a game.

    Hawks Leaders

    • The Hawks go-to guy, Trae Young, leads the team in both scoring (22.9 points per game) and assists (8.4 assists per game).
    • Clint Capela’s 12.7 rebounds per game paces Atlanta’s rebounding effort. He also adds 10.7 points per game.
    • Bogdan Bogdanovic leads the Hawks in shooting from beyond the arc, averaging 2.3 made threes per game.
    • Atlanta’s Cameron Reddish has the top spot on the team’s steals leaderboard with 1.4 per game and Capela is first in blocks with 0.9 per game.
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