Indiana Pacers vs. Atlanta Hawks - 11/23/16 NBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Atlanta Hawks (9-5) at Indiana Pacers (7-8)
NBA Basketball: Wednesday, November 23, 2016 at 7:00 pm (Bankers Life Fieldhouse)
The Line: Indiana Pacers +1 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Atlanta Hawks and Indiana Pacers clash Wednesday night in NBA action at the Bankers Life Fieldhouse.
The Atlanta Hawks could use a bounce back victory to snap a three-game losing streak. 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 split their last six road games.
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The Indiana Pacers look for some sort of consistency after splitting their last 12 games. The Indiana Pacers are averaging 104.6 points on 45.2 percent shooting and allowing 108.6 points on 45.1 percent shooting. Paul George is averaging 21 points and seven rebounds while Myles Turner is averaging 15 points and 7.2 rebounds. Jeff Teague is the third double-digit scorer and C.J. Miles is grabbing 2.8 rebounds. The Indiana Pacers are shooting 35.5 percent from beyond the arc and 78.1 percent from the free throw line. The Indiana Pacers are allowing 34 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 42.8 rebounds per game. The Indiana Pacers have split their last six home games.
The Hawks are 7-0 ATS in their last 7 games playing on 0 days rest and 3-12 ATS in their last 15 road games. The Pacers are 5-1 ATS in their last 6 Wednesday games and 4-10 ATS in their last 14 games overall. The home team is 5-0 ATS in the last 5 meetings and the over is 18-7-1 in the last 26 meetings in Indiana.
I'm not high on the Pacers right now, but they do play solid basketball at home and the Atlanta Hawks are in a funk at the moment. So, in a toss-up game, I'm going to side with Indiana on its home court.