Suns vs Hawks Prediction NBA Picks 2/2/24

Atlanta Hawks (20-27) vs Phoenix Suns (28-20)

Game Info: Friday, February 2, 2024 at 7:30 pm (State Farm Arena)

Betting Odds: Atlanta Hawks +3.5 -- Over/Under: 247 Click Here for the Latest Odds

The Phoenix Suns pay a visit to the Atlanta Hawks at the State Farm Arena on Friday night. Here’s a Suns vs Hawks Prediction.

Phoenix Suns

The Phoenix Suns have been in great form as they've won nine of their last 11 games overall and they will be aiming for a third straight win after blowing past the Nets in a 136-120 road win on Wednesday. Kevin Durant led the team with 33 points and eight assists on 10 of 16 shooting, Jusuf Nurkic added 28 points with 11 rebounds and six assists while Devin Booker chipped in with 22 points and eight assists. As a team, the Suns shot a sizzling 62 percent from the field and 14 of 28 from the 3-point line as they traded with the Nets in a tightly contested first half, before they exploded for 42 points in the third quarter to push the lead out to 21 points and put the game to bed early. The Suns will face the Wizards after this game.

Phoenix Suns Player Facts

  • Grayson Allen ranks 1st amongst qualified players for 3P% (49.8%) this season.
  • Kevin Durant ranks 5th amongst qualified players for points per game (28.4) this season.

Atlanta Hawks

Meanwhile, the Atlanta Hawks have been in decent form lately as they've won five of their last nine games overall and they will be gunning for a third straight victory after making light work of the Lakers in a 138-122 home win on Tuesday. Trae Young led the team with 26 points and 13 assists, Dejounte Murray added 24 points and nine assists, Jalen Johnson tallied 19 points with 11 rebounds while Saddiq Bey chipped in with 18 points. As a team, the Hawks shot 52 percent from the field and 16 of 38 from the 3-point line as they jumped all over the Lakers from the start, setting the tone with 36 points in the first quarter and they just never took their foot off the gas to win comfortably to improve to 10-13 at home this season. The Hawks will take on the Warriors after this one.

Atlanta Hawks Player Facts

  • Trae Young ranks 2nd amongst qualified players for assists per game (10.9) this season.
  • Clint Capela ranks 10th amongst qualified players for rebounds per game (10.5) this season.

Matchup/League Facts

  • The Hawks rank 1st in the league for offensive rebounds per game this season (13.1).
  • The Hawks rank 1st in the league for field goal attempts per game this season (93.3).
  • The Suns rank 30th in the league for Q4 points per game this season (24.5).
  • The Suns rank 1st in the league for Q3 win percentage this season (68.8%).

Suns vs Hawks Prediction

The Suns are still missing Damion Lee, while the Hawks are keeping an eye on De'Andre Hunter who is questionable for this one. The Hawks have started to turn things around and they looked great in their big win over the Lakers on Tuesday, but the Suns have clearly been the more consistent team and I think they represent decent value at the short line in this spot.

Peter’s Pick Phoenix -3.5

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