Atlanta Hawks (37-37) vs. Indiana Pacers (25-50)
March 28, 2022 7:00 pm EDT
The Line: Indiana Pacers +7; Over/Under: +235
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The Atlanta Hawks and Indiana Pacers meet Monday in NBA action at the Gainbridge Fieldhouse. The Atlanta Hawks look for a win after splitting their last six games. The Indiana Pacers need a win after losing five of their last seven games.
The Atlanta Hawks are averaging 112.8 points on 46.7 percent shooting and allowing 112.2 points on 47.1 percent shooting. Trae Young is averaging 28.1 points and 3.8 rebounds, while John Collins is averaging 16.2 points and 1.8 assists. Bogdan Bogdanovic is the third double-digit scorer, and De’Andre Hunter is grabbing 3.2 rebounds. The Atlanta Hawks are shooting 37 percent from beyond the arc and 81.2 percent from the free throw line. The Atlanta Hawks are allowing 36.4 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 43.9 rebounds per game.
The Indiana Pacers are averaging 110.8 points on 46.1 percent shooting and allowing 113.4 points on 47.5 percent shooting. Malcolm Brogdon is averaging 19.1 points and 5.9 assists, while Buddy Hield is averaging 18.3 points and 5.2 rebounds. Tyrese Haliburton is the third double-digit scorer and Chris Duarte is grabbing 4.1 rebounds. The Indiana Pacers are shooting 34.1 percent from beyond the arc and 76.3 percent from the free throw line. The Indiana Pacers are allowing 36.3 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 44.6 rebounds per game.
The Hawks are 11-27 ATS in their last 38 road games and 3-9 ATS in their last 12 games overall. The Pacers are 4-11 ATS in their last 15 home games and 1-5 ATS in their last 6 games overall. The under is 4-1 in Hawks last 5 road games. The under is 5-0 in Pacers last 5 overall. The Hawks are 4-1 ATS in the last 5 meetings in Indiana.
The Atlanta Hawks aren’t a team I’m thrilled to lay big chalk with, especially on the road, but the Pacers are just that bad of a team. In fact, the Pacers are losing their last five games by an average of 7.4 points while allowing 52.7 percent shooting from the field. The Hawks offense should have a field day in this contest. It’s the Hawks and the chalk or pass for me here.