Game 2 Atlanta Hawks vs Philadelphia 76ers Betting Odds, Lines Picks & Predictions

It’s time for the Atlanta Hawks vs Philadelphia 76ers game 2 of the Eastern Conference Semifinals! Who is going to win this battle? The Atlanta Hawks are aiming for their first NBA Championship since 1958, while the Philadelphia 76ers are looking to put a stop to that. Tune in on June 8th at 7:30 PM EST and find out who will be crowned victorious!

The Atlanta Hawks will square off against the Philadelphia 76ers for their second NBA playoff betting game at the Wells Fargo Center on June 8, 2021, at 7:30 PM EST. The Atlanta Hawks come into this game 46-32 straight up and 44-33-1 against the spread. The Philadelphia 76ers are coming into this game 53-25 straight up and 41-33-4 against the spread.

 Game 2 Atlanta Hawks vs Philadelphia 76ers Betting Odds & Line Movement

The Philadelphia 76ers opened up laying 4.5-points on the Atlanta Hawks but the NBA playoff betting line has moved to -5.5. The total opens at the Sportsbooks at 225.5 but is currently listed at the online bookmakers at 226.5.

Notes On The Atlanta Hawks For The 2nd Game In The East Conference Playoffs

Atlanta basketball wasted no time attacking Danny Green in man-to-man coverage with a virtuoso first half performance with Young and Ilyin posting 25 points, respectively. Young made 35 points and 10 helpers. The Hawks were able to fend off the Philadelphia rally at the end of the game, so they are now 5-1 in games.

Though the Atlanta Hawks were able to earn a victory in Game 1, there is still work to be done. The Hawks turned the ball over fifteen times while snagging just three offensive rebounds. And those are minor details given that the Hawks shot a scorching 51.2% from the floor, 42.6% from long range, and 95.2% on foul shots

Notes On The Philadelphia 76ers For The 2nd Game In The East Conference Playoffs

The Atlanta Hawks were holding on to a 53-52 lead with three minutes left in Game 2 of the NBA Eastern Conference semifinals when they got the break they needed, forcing Joel Embiid into an airball that looked like it was straight out of Intentional Foul Pro Enhanced 5.

Ben Simmons also performed well, shooting a perfect 7-for-7 from the field while scoring 17 points.

Though the 76ers played well, they did not play to their full potential or with a sense of urgency.

Philadelphia turned the ball over 19 times. This led them to 28 Atlanta points. They had a 35-21 advantage in free throws.
Game 2 Atlanta Hawks vs Philadelphia 76ers Betting Odds, Lines Picks & Predictions

 Game 2 Eastern Conference Betting Pick & Prediction:Philadelphia 76ers -5.5 (-110)

It’s hard to foresee Atlanta being so effective from the field this second game. Although Young may score, Philadelphia has more than enough scoring depth to weather the storm on Tuesday.

In the last eight Atlanta Hawks games, they have gone 7-1 against the spread. The Philadelphia 76’s have gone 10-1 straight up in their past eleven home games.. In the last eight games between the teams, the total has gone over 7 out of the eight times.

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