At 7:00 ET, the 76ers will host the Hawks in an Eastern Conference matchup. Philadelphia is currently on a three-game losing streak and is 5th in the Eastern Conference. Atlanta is 10th in the East and has lost two straight.

Oddsmakers have the Hawks as 3.5-point favorites with the over/under line set at 242. The game will be played at the Wells Fargo Center and can be seen on NBCS.


The Pick: Philadelphia 76ers +3.5

This game will be played at Wells Fargo Center at 7:00 ET on Friday, February 9th.


  • We have this one finishing with a projected score of 114-111 in favor of the 76ers.
  • Our projections have Tyrese Maxey finishing with Tyrese Maxey points, 4 rebounds and 5 assists.
  • From the field, we have the 76ers finishing with a field goal percentage of 49.1% and knocking down 7 threes.

Is a Win at Philadelphia Possible for the Hawks?

This season, the Hawks have an O/U record of 28-23-0, with an average combined scoring total of 245.5 points per game. Today's O/U line is set at 242.

Atlanta's last game vs. the Celtics finished with a combined scoring total of 242, which was 3.5 points below the O/U line of 245.5. The Hawks also covered the spread in that game, losing by a score of 125-117 (+12).

Currently, the Hawks are 10th in the Eastern Conference with a record of 22-29. In the Southeast Division, they are in 3rd place.

On the road, the Hawks are 10-15 this season, and they are favored by 3.5 points today. Their ATS record on the road is 8-17, while their overall ATS record is 15-36.

Against other Eastern Conference teams, the Hawks are 13-21, and they are 9-8 in non-conference games. As the favorite, they have a record of 15-11.

The Hawks come into this game as the 3rd highest-scoring team in the NBA, averaging 121.5 points per game. However, they have been slightly better at home, where they are averaging 124.1 points compared to 118.9 on the road.

Atlanta's offensive style has led to them being one of the league leaders in pace at 101.6 possessions per game. In terms of field goal percentage, they are 23rd in the NBA at 46%.

When it comes to three-point shooting, the Hawks are 7th in the league in made threes at 13.8 per game. However, their three-point percentage is just 19th at 36%. In terms of free throws, Atlanta is 2nd in made free throws at 20.1 per game.

Coming into the game, the Hawks' defense is giving up an average of 124.0 points per game. So far, they have given up more points than the NBA league average in 80.4% of their games. Opponents are hitting 58.3% of their two-point field goal attempts this season, and they're also connecting on 39.3% of their three-point attempts.

Can Philadelphia Grab a Win at Home?

The 76ers are currently on a three-game losing streak and are looking to get back on track as they face the Hawks. In the Eastern Conference, they are in 5th place with a record of 30-20.

At home, the 76ers have an average scoring margin of +6.7 points per game. Their ATS record at home is 16-10, and they have failed to cover the spread in four straight games at home.

As the underdog, the 76ers are 3-11 straight-up and 6-8 against the spread. They have lost their last two games as the underdog and are 3.5-point underdogs today. On average, they have been outscored by -6.2 points per game as the underdog.

The O/U record for the 76ers this season is 29-21, and their games have averaged 232.1 points per game. Today's O/U line is set at 242, and the team has hit the under in their last two games.

In their most recent game, the 76ers lost to the Warriors by a score of 127-104. The O/U line for that game was 236 points. Philadelphia was a 4-point underdog going into the game, and they did not cover the spread.

At home this season, the 76ers are averaging 119.7 points per game, which is 9th in the NBA. Overall, they are 8th in the league at 118.5 points per game. In terms of pace, Philadelphia is 17th at 98.6 possessions per game.

When it comes to three-point shooting, the 76ers are 25th in both three-point percentage and three-point attempts per game. In terms of two-point shooting, Philadelphia is 22nd in two-point shooting percentage.

So far this season, the 76ers have outscored the NBA scoring average in 56% of their games. In terms of assists, Philadelphia is 27th in the league. However, they are 1st in both free throws made and free throw attempts per game.

The 76ers' defense is presently ranked 14th in the league, allowing an average of 113.7 points per contest. So far this season, the 76ers' defense has struggled with fouls, averaging 5th in fouls per contest. On average, opponents are getting to the line 24.6 times per game vs. Philadelphia.