Detroit Pistons vs. Atlanta Hawks
Thursday, October 24, 2019 at 6:10 PM (Little Caesars Arena)
Detroit Pistons -1.0 . Total 222 Click to Get Latest Betting Odds
The Atlanta Hawks open the season at the Detroit Pistons(1-0). The Hawks finished last season with a record of (29-53). That record placed the Hawks 5th place in the Southeast. The Pistons started the season with a win over the Pacers 119-110.
The Hawks projected lineup is Trae Young, Kevin Huerter, DeAndre Hunter, John Collins, and Alex Len. Collins averaged 19.5ppg last year, while averaging 9.8rpg. Jabari Parker and Cam Reddish are also slated to see plenty of playing time off the bench. Coach Lloyd Pierce enters his second season with the Hawks.
In the win over the Pacers, the Pistons were led in scoring by Andre Drummond. Drummond had a double double on the night, scoring 32 points and grabbing 23 rebounds. Luke Kennard added 30 points off the bench. Derrick Rose totaled 18 points in the win. The Pistons as a team shot over 52% from the field and almost 46% from 3 point range.
Betting Trends 2018-2019:
The Hawks were 38-34 ATS as an underdog.
The Hawks were 24-17 ATS an an away team.
The over was 23-18 when the Hawks were on the road.
The Pistons were 22-15 ATS as the favorite.
The Pistons were 21-21-1 ATS as a home team.
The over was 23-20 when the Pistons were the home team.
The Hawks will be playing their first game of the season, while the Pistons enter this contest fresh off a 9 point road win at the Pacers. After watching the Pistons come away with a solid road win, I like the Pistons to cover this small home spread. Andre Drummond had a monster game in their season opener on the road. Drummond was known to play well at home last year, I look for him to have another big game. Final score prediction, Pistons win and cover 108-101.