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Atlanta visits Sacramento after Young’s 56-point game

January 5, 2022 GMT

Atlanta Hawks (16-20, 12th in the Eastern Conference) vs. Sacramento Kings (16-22, 10th in the Western Conference)

Sacramento, California; Wednesday, 10 p.m. EST

FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Kings -1.5

BOTTOM LINE: Atlanta plays the Sacramento Kings after Trae Young scored 56 points in the Hawks’ 136-131 loss to the Portland Trail Blazers.

The Kings have gone 10-12 in home games. Sacramento is 7-9 when it has fewer turnovers than its opponents and averages 13.8 turnovers per game.

The Hawks are 8-11 on the road. Atlanta averages 11.5 turnovers per game and is 10-5 when committing fewer turnovers than opponents.

TOP PERFORMERS: De’Aaron Fox is averaging 19.7 points and five assists for the Kings. Tyrese Haliburton is averaging 18.1 points and 10.3 assists over the past 10 games for Sacramento.

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Clint Capela is averaging 11.9 points, 13.1 rebounds and 1.5 blocks for the Hawks. Cameron Reddish is averaging 2.4 made 3-pointers over the last 10 games for Atlanta.

LAST 10 GAMES: Kings: 4-6, averaging 105.2 points, 41.2 rebounds, 24.6 assists, 6.0 steals and 4.6 blocks per game while shooting 45.2% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 113.5 points per game.

Hawks: 3-7, averaging 112.2 points, 42.3 rebounds, 23.3 assists, 6.6 steals and 4.5 blocks per game while shooting 46.0% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 118.0 points.

INJURIES: Kings: Chimezie Metu: out (health protocols), Richaun Holmes: out (health protocols), Terence Davis: out (ankle).

Hawks: Gorgui Dieng: out (health protocols), Trae Young: day to day (back), Malik Ellison: out (health protocols), De’Andre Hunter: out (wrist), John Collins: out (health and safety protocols), Bogdan Bogdanovic: out (health protocols), Jalen Johnson: out (health and safety protocols), Cam Reddish: day to day (ankle), Solomon Hill: out for season (hamstring).

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The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.