Hawks vs. Pacers - 3/13/16 NBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Indiana Pacers (35-30) at Atlanta Hawks (36-29)
NBA Basketball: Sunday, March 13, 2016 at 6:00 pm (Philips Arena)
The Line: Atlanta Hawks -4 -- Over/Under: 198.5 See the Latest Odds
TV: NBATV, FSMW
The Indiana Pacers and Atlanta Hawks square off Sunday night at the Philips Arena.
The Indiana Pacers look for another win after winning four of their last five games. The Indiana Pacers are averaging 102.2 points on 44.7 percent shooting and allowing 100.4 points on 44 percent shooting. Paul George is averaging 23.6 points and seven rebounds while Monta Ellis is averaging 14.5 points and 4.7 assists. George Hill is dishing 3.5 assists and Myles Turner is grabbing 5.1 rebounds. The Indiana Pacers are shooting 34.9 percent from beyond the arc and 75.9 percent from the free throw line. The Pacers are allowing 33.1 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 44.3 rebounds per game. The Indiana Pacers have won six of their last 10 road games.
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The Atlanta Hawks look for another win after winning six of their last eight games. The Atlanta Hawks are averaging 102.1 points on 45.9 percent shooting and allowing 99.2 points on 43.5 percent shooting. Paul Millsap is averaging 17.4 points and 8.7 rebounds while Jeff Teague is averaging 15.1 points and 5.7 assists. Al Horford is grabbing 7.2 rebounds and Kent Bazemore is dishing 2.3 assists. The Atlanta Hawks are shooting 34.6 percent from beyond the arc and 78.2 percent from the free throw line. The Hawks are allowing 33.7 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 41.6 rebounds per game. The Atlanta Hawks have won three straight home games.
The Pacers are 5-13 ATS in their last 18 games playing on 0 days rest and 5-2 ATS in their last 7 road games. The Hawks are 3-8-2 ATS in their last 13 Sunday games and 6-1 ATS in their last 7 games overall. The Pacers are 7-15 ATS in the last 22 meetings in Atlanta.
You guys know I'm not a big fan of these Hawks, but I have a little more confidence in them at home than I do the Pacers on the road. Indiana is also brutal ATS with zero days rest. I'll take the home team and lay the two buckets.