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Pelicans vs Hawks Pick – NBA Predictions & Odds 2/7/23

Atlanta Hawks (27-27) vs. New Orleans Pelicans (28-27)
February 7, 2023 7:30 pm EDT
The Line: New Orleans Pelicans -2; Over/Under: +234.5
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The Atlanta Hawks and New Orleans Pelicans meet Tuesday in NBA action at the Smoothie King Center. Let’s preview this game and give out a pick and prediction.

The Atlanta Hawks Betting Preview

The Atlanta Hawks are averaging 116.3 points on 47.9 percent shooting and allowing 116.5 points on 47.6 percent shooting. Trae Young is averaging 27 points and 2.9 rebounds, while Dejounte Murray is averaging 21.2 points and 5.4 rebounds. De’Andre Hunter is the third double-digit scorer, and Bogdan Bogdanovic is grabbing 3.5 rebounds. The Atlanta Hawks are shooting 34.8 percent from beyond the arc and 81.7 percent from the free throw line. The Atlanta Hawks are allowing 34.8 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 43.7 rebounds per game.

The New Orleans Pelicans Betting Preview

The New Orleans Pelicans are averaging 115.5 points on 48 percent shooting and allowing 113.7 points on 47.3 percent shooting. Zion Williamson is averaging 26 points and 7 rebounds, while CJ McCollum is averaging 21.3 points and 4.3 rebounds. Brandon Ingram is the third double-digit scorer and Jonas Valanciunas is grabbing 9.7 rebounds. The New Orleans Pelicans are shooting 35.7 percent from beyond the arc and 78.1 percent from the free throw line. The New Orleans Pelicans are allowing 34.2 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 44.4 rebounds per game.

The Hawks are 0-6 ATS in their last 6 games playing on 2 days rest and 4-1 ATS in their last 5 road games. The Pelicans are 2-6 ATS in their last 8 games following a ATS win and 2-5 ATS in their last 7 games overall. The over is 5-1 in Hawks last 6 overall. The over is 4-1 in Pelicans last 5 overall. The Hawks are 5-1 ATS in the last 6 meetings in New Orleans and 8-2 ATS in the last 10 meetings.

Randy’s Free Pick

The Atlanta Hawks are playing their best ball of the season, but they could be without Young, who is dealing with an illness. The New Orleans Pelicans have been in terrible form these last 2 weeks, but Ingram is expected to play, and they’re at home, where they win by an average of 5.8 points. We’re only laying a bucket. Give me the Pels.

Randy Chambers's Free Pick: New Orleans Pelicans -2

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Randy Chambers

Randy has covered sports betting since 2014 and writes about everything from NFL to WNBA and is more than familiar with what it takes to navigate a 150 game college basketball Saturday and a 162 game MLB schedule. Randy has done it all. Follow Randy Chambers on Twitter or catch him on the PickDawgz YouTube channel.

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