In a non-conference matchup, the Hawks (-195) will host the Lakers (+159) at State Farm Arena. Tip-off is scheduled for 7:30 ET. The Hawks are currently favored by 4.5 points and the over/under line is set at 246.

Los Angeles (24-24) is 9th in the Western Conference and 4th in the Pacific Division. Atlanta (19-27) is 11th in the East and 3rd in the Southeast. The game can be seen on BSSE.

LOS ANGELES LAKERS VS ATLANTA HAWKS BETTING PICK

The Pick: Los Angeles Lakers +4.5

This game will be played at State Farm Arena at 7:30 ET on Tuesday, January 30th.

WHY BET THE LOS ANGELES LAKERS:

  • We have this one finishing with a projected score of 117-113 in favor of the Lakers.
  • Our projections have Anthony Davis finishing with Anthony Davis points, 12 rebounds and 3 assists.
  • From the field, we have the Lakers finishing with a field goal percentage of 48.4% and knocking down 12 threes.

Are the Lakers Ready for a Win at Atlanta?

Today, the Lakers are 24-24 on the season after losing to the Rockets by a score of 135-119. In the Western Conference, they are currently in 9th place and 4th in the Pacific Division.

On the season, the Lakers have an ATS record of 21-27, including going 9-14 ATS on the road. As the underdog, their ATS record is 9-11 compared to 12-16 as the favorite.

The Lakers' O/U record for the season is 27-21, and their games have averaged 233.2 points per game. Today's O/U line of 246 is higher than all of their previous games this season.

In non-conference games, the Lakers are 6-8 compared to 18-16 against Western Conference opponents. On the road, they are 7-16.

Heading into their matchup with the Hawks, the Lakers are averaging 116.1 points per game, which is 14th in the league. However, they have scored at a higher rate on the road, averaging 115.3 points per game compared to 116.7 at home.

So far this season, the Lakers have outscored the NBA scoring average in 43.8% of their games. In terms of field goal percentage, they are 7th in the league at 49%.

When it comes to three-point shooting, the Lakers are 28th in made threes per game but are 16th in three-point shooting percentage. In terms of pace, they are 5th in the league at 101.3 possessions per game.

Coming into the game, the Lakers' defense has finished two straight games with an increased number of points allowed. Overall, they are 19th in the league at 117.2 points per game allowed. In terms of two point field goal attempts, the Lakers defense has allowed a shooting percentage of 54.2% while allowing 37.8% from downtown.

Are Atlanta Ready for a Home Win?

In their last game, the Hawks picked up a 126-125 win over the Raptors. They were favored by 6 points in that game and improved their O/U record to 25-21 for the season. The O/U line for the game was 241.5.

On the season, the Hawks have an average O/U line of 240.1 and their games have averaged 243.5 points. Today's O/U line is set at 246 points, and Atlanta has gone over the O/U line in their last three games.

As the favorite this season, the Hawks are 13-11 and have gone 5-19 ATS as the favorite. They are favored by 4.5 points today and have an ATS record of 4-18 at home and 7-17 on the road.

Against Eastern Conference teams, the Hawks are 13-20 and are currently in 11th place in the East. In their division, they are 6-5 and are 3rd in the Southeast.

This season, the Hawks are one of the top offensive teams in the NBA, averaging 120.2 points per game (4th). At home, they are averaging 121.6 points per game (5th).

When it comes to pace, Atlanta is 6th in the league at 101.3 possessions per game. So far, they have outscored the NBA scoring average in 58.7% of their games.

One area where the Hawks have excelled is getting to the free-throw line. They are 4th in free-throw attempts per game (25.2). In terms of three-point shooting, Atlanta is 8th in made threes per game (13.5).

So far, the Hawks' defense is ranked 29th in the league at 123.3 points per contest. Inside the arc, the Hawks defense is giving up a shooting percentage of 57.8% and 39.2% from three-point territory.