The Kobe Bryant farewell tour continues tonight, as the Los Angeles Lakers take on the Atlanta Hawks. The game at Philips Arena is scheduled to tip off at 8:00 PM ET, and will be televised on FSN. Currently, the Hawks are big home favorites.
The Lakers are 3-15 SU and 6-12 ATS so far this season. They are 2-9 on the road, and seven of their games have gone OVER the line, with the other eleven going UNDER. They are coming off of a 108-104 win over the Washington Wizards, where they won against the spread as 10 point road underdogs. The total went OVER the 204 point line set by oddsmakers for that game.
The Hawks are 12-9 SU and 9-11-1 ATS overall this year. They are 7-4 at home, and ten of their games have gone OVER the line, with the other eleven going UNDER. They are coming off of a 96-86 loss to the Toronto Raptors, where they lost against the spread as 4 ½ point home favorites. The total went UNDER the 196 ½ point line set by the sportsbook for that matchup.
Los Angeles is 5-1 ATS against the Southeast Division, and 14-5-1 ATS against the Eastern Conference. They are 2-5 ATS on Friday night, and 2-6 ATS overall lately. They are 1-5 ATS on the road. The total has gone UNDER in 9 of their last 11 games against the Southeast Division, and UNDER in 7 of their last 9 against the Eastern Conference. The total has gone UNDER in 10 of their last 14 games overall, and UNDER in 7 of their last 10 on the road.
Atlanta is 4-0 ATS after a SU loss, and 4-0 ATS after a loss spreadwise. They are 8-2 ATS against the Pacific Division, and 14-6 ATS on Friday night. They are 0-5 ATS against teams with a losing record. The total has gone UNDER in 19 of their last 26 games on Friday, and UNDER in 5 of their last 7 games playing on one day of rest. The total has gone UNDER in 6 of their last 7 games at home against teams with a losing road record.
Between these teams, the Lakers are 2-5 ATS overall. The home team is 4-1 ATS in this series. The total has gone OVER in 4 of their last 5 matchups in Atlanta.
They last met in March 2015, when the Hawks won 91-86, and the Lakers covered the spread as 9 point home underdogs. The total went UNDER the 198 ½ point line set by sport gambling pros for that matchup.
For tonight's game, the Hawks are listed in the gambling odds as 11 ½ point home favorites. The over/under is set at 203 ½ points. On the moneyline, the Lakers are a +650, with the Hawks a -900.