Clippers vs. Hawks prediction, odds, line: 2022 NBA picks, Jan. 9 best bets from model on 50-27 run – CBSSports.com

The Atlanta Hawks look to close out their six-game road trip on a high note when they take on the Los Angeles Clippers on Sunday afternoon. The Hawks (17-21), who are just 3-7 over their past 10 games, are 9-12 on the road. The Clippers (19-21), who have dropped three in a row, are 12-12 on their home court. Los Angeles has won the last two home matchups with Atlanta, including a 119-110 win last March.Tip-off from Crypto.com Arena in Los Angeles is set for 3:30 p.m. ET. The Hawks are four-point favorites in the latest Hawks vs. Clippers odds from Caesars Sportsbook, while the over-under for total points scored is set at 225. Before making any Clippers vs. Hawks picks, be sure to see the NBA predictions and betting advice from SportsLine’s proven computer model. The SportsLine Projection Model simulates every NBA game 10,000 times and has returned well over $10,000 in profit on its top-rated NBA picks over the past three-plus seasons. The model enters Week 12 of the 2021-22 NBA season on a stunning 50-27 roll on all top-rated NBA picks, returning almost $2,000. Anyone following it has seen huge returns.Now, the model has set its sights on Clippers vs. Hawks and locked in its NBA picks and predictions. You can head to SportsLine now to see the model’s picks. Here are several NBA betting lines and trends for Hawks vs. Clippers: Hawks vs. Clippers spread: Hawks -4Hawks vs. Clippers over-under: 225 pointsHawks vs. Clippers money line: Hawks -200, Clippers +170ATL: The Hawks are 10-2 against the spread in their last 12 Sunday gamesLAC: The Clippers are 10-4 ATS in their last 14 games as a home underdog Featured Game | Los Angeles Clippers vs. Atlanta Hawks Moneyline Spread Total LAC +155 BET NOW +4 -110 BET NOW o227 -110 BET NOW ATL -180 BET NOW -4 -110 BET NOW u227 -110 BET NOW Why the Clippers can coverWith shooting guard Paul George out with a torn ligament in his right elbow, Los Angeles will turn to point guard Reggie Jackson to help lead the offense. Jackson is second on the team in scoring at 16.9 points per game and is coming off an 18-point performance in Saturday’s loss to the Memphis Grizzlies. He has posted two double-doubles on the season and has reached double-figure scoring in 32 games, including each of the last two. In 20 career games against the Hawks, Jackson is averaging 13.9 points, 5.1 assists and 3.1 rebounds per game.Also powering the Clippers is small forward Marcus Morris Sr. The 13-year veteran is coming off a season-high 29-point performance in the loss to Memphis. He has scored 20 or more points in 10 of the last 13 games, including seven of the last eight games. Why the Hawks can coverAtlanta is paced by electric point guard Trae Young, who has reached 25 points or more in each of the last 17 games. Young has recorded 19 double-doubles on the season, including a season-high 56 points and 14 assists in a 136-131 loss at Portland on Monday. He averages 28.3 points, 9.6 assists and 4.1 rebounds per game. Power forward John Collins has also been on a roll, scoring 20 or more points in five of his last six games. In Friday’s loss to the Los Angeles Lakers, Collins poured in 21 points and grabbed eight rebounds, narrowly missing his 10th double-double on the year. For the season, he is averaging 17.7 points, 7.9 rebounds and two assists per game. Collins has also had a lot of success in his career against Los Angeles. In seven career games against the Clippers, Collins has averaged 17.7 points, 8.1 rebounds and 2.4 assists.How to make Hawks vs. Clippers picksSportsLine’s model is leaning under on the total, projecting 215 combined points. The model also says one side of the spread hits in well over 60 percent of simulations. You can only see the model’s NBA picks at SportsLine.So who wins Clippers vs. Hawks? And which side of the spread hits in well over 60 percent of simulations? Visit SportsLine now to see which side of the spread you need to jump on, all from the model that has crushed its NBA picks, and find out.  

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