The Pacers and Hawks are set to face off at 7:30 ET on BSSE. The Hawks will host the game at State Farm Arena in Atlanta, GA. The over/under for this Eastern conference contest is set at 251 points, with the Hawks being the favored team playing at home against the Pacers.
INDIANA PACERS VS ATLANTA HAWKS BETTING PICK
The Pick: Indiana Pacers +4.5
This game will be played at State Farm Arena at 7:30 ET on Tuesday, November 21st.
WHY BET THE INDIANA PACERS:
- We have this one finishing with a projected score of 113-110 in favor of the Pacers.
- Our projections have Tyrese Haliburton finishing with Tyrese Haliburton points, 3 rebounds and 7 assists.
- From the field, we have the Pacers finishing with a field goal percentage of 51.8% and knocking down 13 threes.
Can the Pacers Grab a Win on the Road?
The Pacers will face the Hawks bringing in an overall record of 7-5 and a 1-2 record over their previous three games. Currently, the team is 6th in the Eastern Conference as well as 2nd in the Central division.
In terms of the spread, Indiana currently holds an ATS record of 7-5, which is above .500. As the favorite this season, Indiana is 4-3 vs. the spread while going 3-2 as the underdog.
Against the Magic, the Pacers had a tough time putting up points compared to their season average of 125.7 points per game. They scored 116 points and posted a field goal percentage of 44.2% in the game. The top scorer for the Pacers was Jordan Nwora with 19 points, while Bennedict Mathurin also chipped in with 14 points.
Facing Atlanta, the Pacers aims for a better defensive performance, given their current average of 123.8 points allowed per game (28th).
On two point field goal attempts, the Pacers’ defensive unit is allowing a field goal percentage of 53.8% and allowing 37.2% from beyond the arc.
Does Atlanta Have What it Takes to Win as Home Favorites?
Facing off against the Pacers, the Hawks are looking to secure a winning record, with their current record sitting at 6-6. The team is currently 9th in the Eastern Conference, and they are also 3rd in the Southeast division.
Atlanta has an overall ATS record of 4-8 for the season so far. When playing on the road, the Hawks hold an ATS record of 3-3 in contrast to a 1-5 record against the spread when playing at home.
The Hawks offense is coming off a game where they scored 116 points against the 76ers. They posted a field goal percentage of 44.9% and connected on 12 threes. In terms of offense, the Hawks have a season-long field goal percentage of 47%, putting them 10th in the NBA. Regarding three-pointers, they are ranked 19th in percentage and 13th in three-pointers made.
Coming into the game, the Hawks’ defense is giving up an average of 117.9 points per game. So far, they have given up more points than the NBA league average in 75.0% of their games.
Inside the arc, the Hawks defense is giving up a shooting percentage of 56.2% and 37.0% from three-point territory.