Los Angeles Clippers vs Atlanta Hawks NBA Pick – March 11

The NHL is set up with another great slate of action throughout March 11. Ten games are up on the board throughout Friday night. One of these games will be between the Los Angeles Clippers and the Atlanta Hawks. These two teams have been solid on the season and will look for a big win in this one. This game will tip off at around 7:30 PM Eastern time.

Los Angeles has earned a record of 35-33 throughout this season, which has them sitting in eighth place of the Western Conference. The Clippers are coming off a win in their last game and have won five of their last seven. Los Angeles is a game and a half back on the seventh spot. The Clippers will look to earn a big win on the road in this one.

The Hawks have put up a record of 31-34 so far this season, which has them in tenth place of the Eastern Conference. Atlanta has lost two games in a row and three of their last five. The Hawks are a game and a half back on the eighth spot of the Conference. Atlanta will look to earn a big win at home as they try to move up the standings.

These two teams have been struggling a bit on the season, but will look for a big win in this one. The Clippers have been a bit better as of late and will look to carry that momentum into this one. Atlanta will look to grab a big win as they try to get back on track. If either team can come out quickly in this one, it could be enough for the win.

Game Overview

The following odds are courtesy of BetOnline:

Teams Spread Money Line Total
Los Angeles Clippers +6 (-110) Over 228 (-110)
Atlanta Hawks -6 (-110) Under 228 (-110)

 

Team Data Los Angeles Clippers Atlanta Hawks
Overall Record 35-33 31-34
Away/ Home Record 15-19 19-13
PPG 106.9 112.5
PPG Away/ Home 105.1 115.4
PAPG 107.6 111.9
PAPG Away/ Home 107.3 111.7

Betting Trends

Los Angeles Clippers

  • 32-25 ATS this season
  • 17-15 ATS as an underdog
  • 17-16 ATS in road games
  • 3-2 ATS in March
  • 4-4 ATS on Friday nights
  • 6-2 ATS against Southeast division
  • 11-10 ATS after a non-Conference game
  • 10-12 ATS in non-Conference games
  • 16-18 ATS against team with a losing record

Atlanta Hawks

  • 27-37 ATS this season
  • 18-21 ATS as a favorite
  • 17-14 ATS in home games
  • 1-4 ATS in March
  • 3-9 ATS on Friday nights
  • 4-4 ATS against Pacific division
  • 9-14 ATS in non-Conference games
  • 3-4 ATS after three straight road games
  • 11-23 ATS against team with a winning record

These two teams met up once this season on January 9 in Los Angeles. Trae Young and Bogdan Bogdanovic both put up 19 points for the Hawks, but it was not enough. Amir Coffey dropped 21 points, while Serge Ibaka added 16 points off the bench. Marcus Morris scored 15 points as the Clippers earned a 106-93 win at home.

Field Goal Shooting

The Clippers have been solid shooting the ball on the season. Los Angeles has made 45.4 percent of their shots from the field, which is 21st in the NBA. The Clippers has been shooting 36.7 percent from deep, which is 4th in the league. Los Angeles has sunk 78.5 percent of their shots at the free throw line, which is 11th in the NBA.

Atlanta has been strong shooting the ball this season. The Hawks have shot 46.8 percent from the field, which is 7th in the league. Atlanta has made 37.2 percent of their shots from behind the arc, which is 3rd in the NBA. The Hawks have drained 80.4 percent of their shots from the charity stripe, which is 5th in the league.

The Hawks have been the better team shooting the ball, but Los Angeles has been better on defense. The Clippers have held opposing teams to a 44.7 percent of their shots from the field, which is 7th in the NBA. Atlanta has allowed their opponents to shoot 46.9 percent from the field, which is 25th in the league this season.

Top Performers

Reggie Jackson has been leading Los Angeles with all their injuries this season. Jackson has averaged 17 points and 4.8 assists per game. Marcus Morris is averaging 15.8 points per game, while Luke Kennard has averaged 11.7 points. Terence Mann is averaging 10.5 points per game. Ivica Zubac has averaged 9.9 points and 8.3 rebounds per game.

Trae Young has been the leader for the Hawks. Young is averaging 27.8 points and 9.4 assists per game. John Collins has averaged 16.4 points and 7.9 rebounds, while Bogdan Bogdanovic is averaging 14.1 points. De’Andre Hunter has averaged 13.2 points and Kevin Huerter is averaging 11.6 points. Danilo Gallinari and Clint Capela have averaged around 10.5 points, while Capela is averaging 12 rebounds.

These two teams have had a nice spread of scoring throughout this season. The Clippers have been the better team throughout this season despite all their injuries. Atlanta has been healthy as of late, but have struggled to find ways to win. If either team can have their stars step up early in this one, it could be enough for the win.

Pick Overview

These two teams have been struggling a bit on the season, but will look for a big win in this one. The Clippers were able to knock off Atlanta in the first meeting of the season series, but I think the Hawks will bounce back in this one. The Hawks are a better team than their record implies. I think Atlanta will come out fast at home in this one.

BetOnline has the Hawks listed as a -6 against the spread in this one. This gives a slight edge to Atlanta at home. I think that this line is accurate with the Hawks to try and bounce back in this one. Los Angeles has struggled with injuries and I think Atlanta can use their depth to their advantage in this one. As slight favorites, I like the value on the Hawks.

The Bet
Atlanta Hawks -6
-110
Andruw Burling / Author

Andruw Burling has been writing sports picks since 2017, covering mainly NHL and NBA content, but doing work in other sports as well. Andruw grew up in Las Vegas and has been around sports since a young age. He grew up a huge NHL and NBA fan and continues to use that knowledge in his content today.

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