Pacers vs. Hawks - 1/28/16 NBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Atlanta Hawks (27-19) at Indiana Pacers (23-22)
NBA Basketball: Thursday, January 28, 2016 at 7:00 pm (Bankers Life Fieldhouse)
The Line: Indiana Pacers -3 -- Over/Under: 206.5 See the Latest Odds
The Atlanta Hawks and Indiana Pacers meet Thursday night at the Bankers Life Fieldhouse.
The Atlanta Hawks look for some consistency after splitting their last 10 games. The Atlanta Hawks are averaging 102.5 points on 46.1 percent shooting and allowing 100 points on 44 percent shooting. Paul Millsap is averaging 18.4 points and 8.8 rebounds while Al Horford is averaging 15.2 points and 2.9 assists. Jeff Teague is dishing 5.6 assists and Kent Bazemore is grabbing 4.5 rebounds. The Atlanta Hawks are shooting 34.1 percent from beyond the arc and 79.3 percent from the free throw line. The Hawks are allowing 35.6 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 40.8 rebounds per game. The Atlanta Hawks have lost five of their last eight road games.
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The Indiana Pacers need a victory after losing six of their last seven games. The Indiana Pacers are averaging 102.3 points on 44.6 percent shooting and allowing 100 points on 44 percent shooting. Paul George is averaging 23.9 points and 7.3 rebounds while Monta Ellis is averaging 13.7 points and five assists. George Hill is dishing 3.1 assists and Jordan Hill is grabbing seven rebounds. The Indiana Pacers are shooting 34.8 percent from beyond the arc and 74.7 percent from the free throw line. The Pacers are allowing 33.4 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 43.6 rebounds per game. The Indiana Pacers have won six of their last 10 home games.
The Hawks are 2-5 ATS in their last 7 games playing on 0 days rest and 3-9 ATS in their last 12 vs. NBA Central. The Pacers are 10-3 ATS in their last 13 vs. NBA Southeast and 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games playing on 1 days rest. The over is 11-3 in the last 14 meetings in Indiana.
I tried to tell you guys that the Hawks aren't that good of a team, and now they go on the road after losing Wednesday night. The Pacers will win and cover the small number at home.