Atlanta Hawks vs. New Orleans Pelicans - 11/22/16 NBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction
New Orleans Pelicans (4-10) at Atlanta Hawks (9-4)
NBA Basketball: Tuesday, November 22, 2016 at 7:30 pm (Philips Arena)
The Line: Atlanta Hawks -8.5 -- Over/Under: 206.5 See the Latest Odds
The New Orleans Pelicans and Atlanta Hawks square off Tuesday night in NBA action at the Phillips Arena on NBATV.
The New Orleans Pelicans look to keep on winning after winning four of their last six games. The New Orleans Pelicans are averaging 102.5 points on 43.8 percent shooting and allowing 107.6 points on 44 percent shooting. Anthony Davis is averaging 31.7 points and 11.3 rebounds while Jrue Holiday is averaging 21.5 points and eight assists. E'Twaun Moore is the third double-digit scorer and Tim Frazier is dishing 7.6 assists. The New Orleans Pelicans are shooting 30.7 percent from beyond the arc and 77.1 percent from the free throw line. The New Orleans Pelicans are allowing 35.9 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 43.8 rebounds per game. The New Orleans Pelicans have lost five of their last six road games.
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The Atlanta Hawks look to keep the ball rolling after winning six of their last eight games. The Atlanta Hawks are averaging 105.8 points on 47.3 percent shooting and allowing 98.8 points on 42.8 percent shooting. Paul Millsap is averaging 17.5 points and 3.8 assists while Dwight Howard is averaging 14.7 points and 13.3 rebounds. Dennis Schroder is the third double-digit scorer and Tim Hardaway Jr. is dishing 1.5 assists. The Atlanta Hawks are shooting 34.3 percent from beyond the arc and 69.8 percent from the free throw line. The Atlanta Hawks are allowing 32.6 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 45.5 rebounds per game. The Atlanta Hawks have won four straight home games.
The Pelicans are 2-7 ATS in their last 9 vs. NBA Southeast and 4-0 ATS in their last 4 games overall. The Hawks are 4-0 ATS in their last 4 home games and 8-3 ATS in their last 11 vs. Western Conference. The Pelicans are 4-1 ATS in the last 5 meetings in Atlanta and 5-2 ATS in the last 7 meetings overall.
The Pelicans are finally starting to find some success and it started with the return of another scorer and playmaker in Holiday. Don't pay atteniton to the Pelicans overall record, look at home they've played recently. The Hawks have been hit or miss and have lost two straight. The value is with New Orleans and the points.