Lakers vs Hawks: NBA Betting Lines, Odds and Trends – March 20, 2021

Posted By Staff on March 20, 2021

The Los Angeles Lakers (28-13) bring a four-game win streak into a home matchup with the Atlanta Hawks (21-20), who have won seven straight. The Hawks are underdogs by 4 points in the contest, which tips at 3:30 PM ET (on SportsNet LA) on Saturday, March 20, 2021. The point total in the matchup is set at 223.5.

The betting insights in this article reflect odds data from DraftKings Sportsbook as of March 20, 2021, 5:05 AM ET. See table below for current betting odds.

Lakers vs Hawks Betting Odds

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Injury Report as of March 20

Lakers:
Anthony Davis: Out (Achilles),
Jared Dudley: Out (Knee),
LeBron James: Day To Day (Ankle),
Kostas Antetokounmpo: Day To Day (Health and Safety Protocols)

Hawks:
Cam Reddish: Out (Achilles),
Kris Dunn: Out (Ankle),
Nathan Knight: Day To Day (Ankle),
De’Andre Hunter: Out (Right Knee)

Lakers and Hawks Records ATS

  • Los Angeles has a 21-20 record ATS this year.
  • When favored by at least 4 points, the Lakers are 17-14 against the spread this season.
  • Los Angeles and its opponents have gone over the set total in only 16 of 41 games this season (39%).
  • Atlanta has consistently covered the spread this season with a record of 21-19-1.
  • For the 17th time this season, the Hawks are at least a 4-point underdog, where they have a record of 9-7 against the spread.
  • Atlanta and its opponents have typically been held under the total points bet this season, only hitting the over in 43.9% (18) of their 41 games played.

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Head to Head

Anthony Davis scored a team-high 25 points to help lead the Lakers over Trae Young (25 points) and the Hawks 107-99 in their last matchup on February 1, 2021. The Lakers were favored by 6.5 points in the game and covered the spread in the win. The teams combined to score 206 total points to fall short of the 219-point over/under.

Date Favorite Home Team Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Game Type Result
2/1/2021 Lakers Hawks -6.5 219 -271 214 Regular Season 107-99 LAL


Scoring Trends

  • Los Angeles and its opponents have gone over Saturday’s 223.5 total in 15 out of 41 games (36.6%) this year.
  • In Atlanta’s games this season, the competing teams combined for a higher point total than Saturday’s matchup over/under in 22 out of 41 matchups (53.7%).
  • This season the average total for Lakers games is 218.6 points, 4.9 fewer than the over/under of 223.5 points for this contest.
  • Hawks’ games have a total points bet of 223.9 points this season, 0.4 points more than the over/under for this game.
  • The Lakers have an average implied point total of 114.4 this season, which is 0.4 points higher than their implied total in Saturday’s game (114).
  • So far this season, Los Angeles has scored more than its implied point total for this matchup (114) 19 times.
  • The 116.3-point average implied total on the season for the Hawks is 6.3 more points than the team’s 110-point implied total in this matchup.
  • Atlanta has put up more than 110 points in 26 games on the season.
  • The Lakers are the NBA’s 18th-highest scoring team (112.4 PPG), while the Hawks allow their opponents the 11th-fewest points per game (110.9) in the league.
  • The Lakers have put up a total of 250 more points than their opponents this year (an average of 6.1 per game), and the Hawks have out-scored opponents by 84 points on the season (2.1 more per game).

Lakers Leaders

  • LeBron James leads the Lakers in scoring (25.8 points per game) and assisting (8.0 assists per game).
  • Los Angeles’ rebounding leader is Davis, who averages 8.4 per game.
  • James is the top three-point shooter for the Lakers, hitting 2.4 per game.
  • Davis averages 1.4 steals and 1.8 blocks per game. Both numbers are team-highs for Los Angeles.

Hawks Leaders

  • Young’s excellent performances this season give him the top spot on the Hawks scoring and assists leaderboards with 25.9 points per game and 9.4 assists per game.
  • When it comes to rebounds, Clint Capela is the Atlanta leader with 14.1 per game.
  • Young leads the Hawks in shooting from beyond the arc, averaging 2.5 made threes per game.
  • Cameron Reddish is at the top of Atlanta’s steals hierarchy with 1.3 steals per game and Capela leads the squad in blocks with 2.3 per game.

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