Atlanta
Hawks
Stadium State Farm Arena
20-47 Overall | EASTERN 14th
TEAM STATSPTS/GOPP PTS/G
Southeast Division111.8119.7
Schedule
Regular season
Mon  3/2
vs
Memphis
L88-127
Fri  3/6
@
Washington
L112-118
Sat  3/7
@
Memphis
L101-118
Mon  3/9
vs
Charlotte
W / 2OT143-138
Wed  3/11
vs
New York
L / OT131-136
Sat  3/14
vs
Cleveland
POSTPONED
Mon  3/16
@
New Orleans
POSTPONED
Wed  3/18
vs
Oklahoma City
POSTPONED
Fri  3/20
vs
Washington
POSTPONED
Sat  3/21
@
Philadelphia
POSTPONED
Team Outlook and Scouting Report

SEASON FORECASTS AND FUTURES PICKS

De'Andre Hunter is a perfect fit for the Hawks and they are projected to make a significant +5 to 7 win improvement from last season. Their odds to win it all are 300/1, 0.3% (#21). They win the championship in less than 0.1% of simulations. They are not a good value to win the East either at 120/1, 0.8%. The Hawks are averaging 33.2 wins per sim which is essentially the same as their futures line of 33.5 wins. At +225 the Hawks are not a good value to make the playoffs with a 8.3% chance. Their odds of winning their division are 6/1, 14.3%. They win the division in 2.5% of simulations. Their average wins per simulation puts them at #10 in the East.

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REGULAR SEASON RECAP AND UPCOMING GAMES

Their 29-53 record last season was ahead of what was expected of them. Their game-by-game odds gave them a projected record of 25.6-56.4. They went 42-40 against the spread (-200 loss). They went over 47 times and came in under 35 times. Based on computer simulations they only have a 41% chance to beat the Pistons in their next game. The table below shows their upcoming games, their simulation based win percentage and their recent head to head record (WL, ATS, OU).

TEAM STATISTICAL STRENGTHS AND WEAKNESSES

SHOOTING (AVERAGE): Their true FG% is 55.4% (#17 in League). They average 113.3 pts per game vs an expected average (based on pre-game odds) of 111.4. On the road they average 110.9 (109.8 expected), and at home 115.8 ppg (113.1 expected).

DEFENSE (WEAKNESS): They are not a good defensive team allowing opponents to shoot 58 true FG% (#27 in League). They allow 119.4 pts per game vs an expected value of 117.5. They are allowing 118.9 (118.5 expected) on the road, and at home 119.8 ppg (116.6 expected).

REBOUNDING (ABOVE AVERAGE): They are slightly outrebounding opponents by +0.2 per game (#14 in league).

TURNOVERS (WEAKNESS): Their average turnover margin is -2.1 per game (#29 in league).

TEAM FANTASY LEADERS

The table below show the most valuable fantasy players on the team led by Trae Young who is projected to be the #12 Guard. The Better Option column shows the player directly above him and the Better Than column shows the player directly below him in the projected position rankings.

Roster
NoPlayerPosHeightWeightBirthdateEXPCOLLEGE
95 Bembry, DeAndre' SG6-521007/04/19943St. Joseph's (PA)
4 Brown, Charlie SG6-619902/02/19980St. Joseph's (PA)
17 Capela, Clint C6-1024005/18/19945No College
15 Carter, Vince SG6-622001/26/197721North Carolina
20 Collins, John PF6-923509/23/19972Wake Forest
14 Dedmon, DeWayne C7-024508/12/19896Antelope Valley Coll. CA (J.C.
24 Fernando, Bruno C6-924008/15/19980Maryland
0 Goodwin, Brandon PG6-018010/02/19951UCF; Florida Gulf Coast
2 Graham, Treveon SF6-521910/28/19933Virginia Commonwealth
3 Huerter, Kevin SG6-719008/27/19981Maryland
12 Hunter, De'Andre SF6-722512/01/19970Virginia
30 Jones, Damian C6-1124506/30/19953Vanderbilt
7 Labissiere, Skal PF6-1023503/18/19963Kentucky
22 Reddish, Cam SG6-821809/01/19990Duke
00 Teague, Jeff PG6-319506/10/198810Wake Forest
11 Young, Trae PG6-118009/19/19981Oklahoma