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Phoenix Suns at Atlanta Hawks odds, picks and prediction

May 3, 2021; Atlanta, Georgia, USA; Atlanta Hawks guard Trae Young (11) brings the ball up the court against the Portland Trail Blazers during the first half at State Farm Arena. Mandatory Credit: Dale Zanine-USA TODAY Sports

The Phoenix Suns (47-18) wrap up their three-game road trip Wednesday night against the Atlanta Hawks (36-30). Tip-off is at 8 p.m. ET at State Farm Arena. Below, we analyze the Suns-Hawks odds and lines, with NBA picks and predictions.

The Suns have won five straight games, including a 134-118 overtime win over the Cleveland Cavaliers Tuesday. They are currently in first place in the Western Conference.

The Hawks won the first two games of their three-game homestand. Currently in fifth place in the Eastern Conference, they are only 1.5 games ahead of the No. 7 seed, which would have to participate in the play-in games to make the postseason.

Suns at Hawks: Odds, spread and lines

Odds via BetMGM; access USA TODAY Sports’ betting odds for a full list. Lines last updated at 9:20 a.m. ET.

  • Money line: Suns -110 (bet $110 to win $100) | Hawks -110 (bet $110 to win $100)
  • Against the spread/ATS: Suns +1 (-115) | Hawks -1 (-105)
  • Over/Under: 229.5 (O: -110 | U: -110)

Suns at Hawks: Key injuries

Suns

  • PF Jae Crowder (ankle) out
  • SF Abdel Nader (knee) out
  • PG Cameron Payne (knee) questionable

Hawks

  • SG Bogdan Bogdanovic (hamstring) probable
  • SF De’Andre Hunter (knee) out
  • SF Cam Reddish (Achilles) out

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Suns at Hawks: Odds, lines, predictions and picks

Prediction

Hawks 119, Suns 115

Money line (ML)

The Suns have allowed weaker opponents to stay close in recent games. Playing with the same energy and effectiveness will not work against a Hawks team trying to stay above the seven seed.

The Suns have won five straight games and three straight on the road, and they have the most road wins in the NBA this season. Atlanta is 20-11 at home and they will pick up the win.

Take the HAWKS (-110).

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Against the spread (ATS)

Both the Suns and Hawks have performed well against the spread. The Suns have the second-highest cover percentage in the league at 62.5%. The Hawks are eighth at 55.4%.

The Hawks won and covered the spread in six straight home games. The Suns covered the spread in four of their last five games.

Take the HAWKS -1 (-105).

Over/Under (O/U)

The Suns’ last three games and five of their last six went Over the projected total. They are 36-29-0 O/U this season and are allowing 119 points per game on this road trip.

The Hawks are allowing 105.5 per game in their current homestand. Take OVER 229.5 POINTS (-110).

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