Nuggets vs Hawks: NBA Betting Lines, Odds and Trends – February 21, 2021

Posted By Staff on February 21, 2021

A game after he scored 50 points in a 120-103 win over the Cavaliers, Jamal Murray leads the Denver Nuggets (16-13) on the road against the Atlanta Hawks (12-17) on Sunday, February 21, 2021. The Nuggets are favored by 3 points in the matchup, which starts at 7:30 PM ET on FS-SE. The matchup has an over/under set at 230 points.

The betting insights in this article reflect odds data from FanDuel Sportsbook as of February 21, 2021, 12:41 AM ET. See table below for current betting odds.

Nuggets vs Hawks Betting Odds

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Injury Report as of February 21

Nuggets:
Gary Harris: Out (Adductor),
JaMychal Green: Out (Shoulder),
Greg Whittington: Out (Knee),
Paul Millsap: Out (Knee),
PJ Dozier: Out (Hamstring)

Hawks:
Rajon Rondo: Out (Back),
Kris Dunn: Out (Right ankle),
Bogdan Bogdanovic: Out (Knee),
De’Andre Hunter: Out (Right Knee)

Nuggets and Hawks Records ATS

  • Denver has covered the spread in less than half its games this season, playing to a record of 13-16 against the spread.
  • When favored by at least 3 points, the Nuggets are 8-7 against the spread this season.
  • Denver and its opponents have outscored the set over/under in 69% of its games this season (20/29).
  • Atlanta holds a losing record ATS this season with 14 wins and 15 losses ATS.
  • For the 12th time this season, the Hawks are at least a 3-point underdog, where they have a record of 6-5 against the spread.
  • Atlanta and its opponents have regularly been held under the total points bet this season, only reaching the over in 44.8% (13) of their 29 games played.

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Scoring Trends

  • In Denver’s matchups this season, the Nuggets and their opponents have exceeded Sunday’s total of 230 points 14 times (48.3% of opportunities).
  • In 14 out of Atlanta’s 29 games this year (48.3%), the competing teams scored a higher point total than the over/under in Sunday’s matchup.
  • The Nuggets have seen a 226.9 average over/under in their games this season, 3.1 points fewer than the over/under in this contest.
  • A difference of 3.9 points separates this contest’s over/under (230 points) and the average total points bet in Hawks’ games (226.1 points) this season.
  • The average implied total for the Nuggets this season is 114 points, three fewer points than their implied total of 117 points in Sunday’s game.
  • Denver has scored more than its implied point total for this matchup (117) 14 times this season.
  • The Hawks’ average implied point total on the season (116.7 points) is 2.7 points higher than their implied total in this matchup (114 points).
  • Atlanta has scored more than this game’s implied total of 114 points 15 times this season.
  • The Nuggets are the NBA’s fourth-highest scoring team (115.5 PPG), while the Hawks allow their opponents the 21st-fewest points per game (113.1) in the league.
  • The Nuggets have scored a total of 119 more points than their opponents this year (an average of 4.1 per game), while the Hawks have been out-scored by opponents on average this year (by five total points, -0.1 per game).

Nuggets Leaders

  • The Nuggets points, rebounds and assists leader is Nikola Jokic. He contributes 27.0 points per game and adds 11.2 rebounds and 8.6 assists.
  • Jokic’s assists prop over/under for the game is posted at 7.5 assists, 1.1 assists lower than his season average of 8.6.
  • Murray is the top three-point shooter for the Nuggets, connecting on 2.5 per game.
  • Murray’s three pointers made prop total for the contest is set at 2.5, equal to his season average of 2.5.
  • Denver’s blocks leader is Michael Porter Jr., who records 1.1 per game. Jokic leads the team averaging 1.6 steals a contest.
  • Porter’s blocks prop over/under for the game is set at 0.5, 0.6 blocks lower than his season average of 1.1.

Hawks Leaders

  • The Hawks go-to guy, Trae Young, leads the team in both scoring (26.6 points per game) and assists (9.3 assists per game).
  • Young’s PRA prop over/under for the game is set at 41.5, 1.7 greater than his season average of 39.8.
  • When it comes to rebounds, Clint Capela is the Atlanta leader with 14.0 per game.
  • Capela’s rebounding prop total for the contest is set at 13.5 boards, 0.5 rebounds lower than his season average of 14.0.
  • Bogdan Bogdanovic is tops from three-point range for the Hawks, hitting 2.3 threes per game.
  • Bogdanovic’s three pointers made prop over/under for the game is set at 2.5, 0.2 shots greater than his season average of 2.3.
  • Atlanta’s Cameron Reddish has the top spot on the team’s steals leaderboard with 1.3 per game and Capela is first in blocks with 2.2 per game.
  • Reddish’s steals prop over/under for the game is set at 1.5, 0.2 steals greater than his season average of 1.3.

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