Hawks vs Cavaliers: NBA Betting Lines, Odds and Trends – January 2, 2021

Posted By Staff on January 2, 2021

The Atlanta Hawks (4-1) are favored by points against the Cleveland Cavaliers (3-2) on Saturday, January 2, 2021 at 7:30 PM ET. The matchup airs on FS-OH. The matchup has an over/under set at points.

The betting insights in this article reflect odds data from FanDuel Sportsbook as of January 2, 2021, 12:40 AM ET. See table below for current betting odds.

Hawks vs Cavaliers Betting Odds

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Injury Report as of January 2

Hawks: Danilo Gallinari: Out (Ankle), Onyeka Okongwu: Out (Foot), Kris Dunn: Out (Right ankle), Rajon Rondo: Out (Left Knee), De’Andre Hunter: Day To Day (Right Knee), Tony Snell: Out (Foot)

Cavaliers: Isaac Okoro: Out (Foot), Dylan Windler: Out (Wrist), Kevin Love: Out (Calf), Kevin Porter Jr.: Out (Personal), Matthew Dellavedova: Out (Concussion)

Hawks and Cavaliers Records ATS

  • Atlanta has played to a 4-1 record against the spread this season.
  • The Hawks have a losing record against the spread when favored by at least 6.5 points, going 0-1 this season.
  • In 40% of its games this season (2/5), Atlanta and its opponents have outscored the set over/under.
  • With a 3-2 record ATS this season, Cleveland has outperformed expectations ATS this season.
  • Three of Cleveland’s five games (60%) this season haven’t covered the over/under.

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Head to Head

The Cavaliers knocked off the Hawks 127-105 in the last meeting between the teams on Wednesday. Tristan Thompson scored 27 points to lead the Cavaliers, and Trae Young scored 27 points for the Hawks. The Cavaliers covered the spread as 2.5-point underdogs, and the teams fell short of the 234.5-point over/under after combining to score 232.

Date Favorite Home Team Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Game Type Result
2/12/2020 Hawks Cavaliers -2.5 234.5 -143 120 Regular Season 127-105 CLE*
12/23/2019 Hawks Cavaliers -1.5 229.5 -122 103 Regular Season 121-118 CLE*
12/29/2018 Hawks Regular Season 111-108 ATL
10/30/2018 Cavaliers Regular Season 136-114 CLE
10/21/2018 Cavaliers Regular Season 133-111 ATL
2/9/2018 Hawks Regular Season 123-107 CLE
12/12/2017 Cavaliers Regular Season 123-114 CLE
11/30/2017 Hawks Regular Season 121-114 CLE
11/5/2017 Cavaliers Regular Season 117-115 ATL
4/9/2017 Hawks Regular Season 126-125 ATL
  • 2/12/2020 DNP – Cavaliers: Kevin Love
  • 12/23/2019 DNP – Cavaliers: Jordan Clarkson

Scoring Trends

  • In Atlanta’s matchups this season, the Hawks and their opponents have gone over Saturday’s over/under of 233 points 35 times (700% of opportunities).
  • In Cleveland’s games this season, the competing teams added up to a higher point total than Saturday’s matchup total in two out of five matchups (40%).
  • The Hawks have seen a 241.2 average over/under in their games this season, 8.2 points more than the over/under in this contest.
  • A difference of 14.4 points separates this game’s over/under (233 points) and the average total points bet in Cavaliers’ games (218.6 points) this season.
  • The average implied total for the Hawks this season is 121 points, one more point than their implied total of 120 points in Saturday’s game.
  • Atlanta has scored more than its implied point total for this matchup (120) 18 times this season.
  • The average implied point total on the season for the Cavaliers (110.4) is 2.6 fewer points than the team’s implied total in this matchup (113).
  • This season, Cleveland has scored more than this game’s implied total of 113 points three times.
  • The Hawks are the league’s highest-scoring team (125.8 PPG), while the Cavaliers allow the 10th-fewest points per game (108.2) in NBA play.
  • The Hawks have scored a total of 52 more points than their opponents this year (an average of 10.4 per game), and the Cavaliers have out-scored opponents by only 11 points on the season (2.2 more per game).

Hawks Leaders

  • Young leads the Hawks in points and assists. He scores 30.6 points per game while also adding 8.0 assists.
  • Young’s PRA prop total for the contest is set at 41.5, 1.7 lower than his season average of 43.2.
  • Atlanta’s rebounding leader is John Collins, who averages 7.4 per game.
  • Collins’ PRA prop over/under for the contest is set at 31.5, 4.3 higher than his season average of 27.2.
  • Bogdan Bogdanovic knocks down 3.2 threes per game to lead the Hawks.
  • Bogdanovic’s three pointers made prop over/under for the game is set at 2.5, 0.7 shots less than his season average of 3.2.
  • Atlanta’s steals leader is Kevin Huerter, who grabs 1.6 per game. Collins leads the team averaging 1.2 blocks a game.
  • Huerter’s steals prop over/under for the game is set at 0.5, 1.1 steals lower than his season average of 1.6.

Cavaliers Leaders

  • The Cavaliers leader in scoring is Collin Sexton with 25.8 points per game. He also adds 2.0 rebounds per game and 3.8 assists per game.
  • Sexton’s PRA prop over/under for the game is set at 26.5, 5.1 lower than his season average of 31.6.
  • When it comes to Cleveland leaders in rebounds and assists, the team has two players at the top: Andre Drummond with 14.8 rebounds per game and Darius Garland with 7.2 assists per game.
  • Garland’s PRA prop total for the contest is set at 19.5, 10.3 less than his season average of 29.8.
  • Garland is tops from three-point range for the Cavaliers, hitting 3.0 threes per game.
  • Garland’s three pointers made prop total for the game is set at 1.5, 1.5 shots less than his season average of 3.0.
  • Larry Nance Jr. is at the top of Cleveland’s steals hierarchy with 2.6 steals per game and Drummond leads the squad in blocks with 2.4 per game.
  • Drummond’s blocks prop total for the game is set at 1.5, 0.9 blocks lower than his season average of 2.4.

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