Atlanta Hawks vs Indiana Pacers NBA Betting Prediction

NBA Atlanta Hawks vs Indiana Pacers Prediction 4/14/2024

The Atlanta Hawks (36-45) travel to face off against the Indiana Pacers (46-35) on Sunday, April 14th. This game will be played at Gainbridge Fieldhouse in Indianapolis and televised on BSIN. Both the Hawks and Pacers will be looking to bounce back from losses in their previous games. Tip off is scheduled for 1:00 ET.

Hawks vs Pacers

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The Hawks Look To Bounce Back From A Loss

In their most recent matchup, the Hawks conveyed a message to the Timberwolves with a score of 109-106. Despite being behind at halftime 56-47, the Hawks picked up the win.

As +13.5 point underdogs, the Hawks will try to pull off an upset today and come into the game with an overall record of 36-45. This season, the Hawks are 21-20 at home and 15-25 on the road.

Atlanta comes in with an overall ATS record of 29-52 so far this season. The Hawks have failed to cover the spread in two straight games as the favorite and are 14-25 vs. the spread as the underdog.

The Pacers Look To Bounce Back From A Loss

The Pacers were defeated by the Cavaliers in the most recent game, concluding with a score of 129-120. the Pacers not only lost the game outright but also fell short of covering the spread as +2.5 point underdogs. Before the game, the over/under line was 230.5 points, and both teams ended up surpassing that mark.

Heading into today’s game vs. the Hawks, the Pacers are 46-35 overall and are above .500. In the Eastern Conference, the Pacers are 6th while they are 3rd in the Central Division.

Indiana has an overall ATS record of 43-36 for the season so far. This season, Indiana has a 20-22 record against the spread when they are the favorites, and they are 23-14 as underdogs.

Hawks Offense Breakdown

Today, the Hawks enter the game as one of the NBA’s top-scoring teams, averaging 118.4 points per game (5th).

When it comes to scoring, the Hawks are one of the top teams in the league, averaging 118.4 points per game (5th). However, they have been better at home, where they average 121.9 points compared to 114.8 on the road. Overall, they have outscored the NBA scoring average in 55.6% of their games.

In terms of pace, Atlanta plays at the 5th fastest tempo in the league at 100.1 possessions per game. This has helped them rank 7th in three-point attempts (37.7) and 6th in made threes (13.7). However, they have struggled from beyond the arc, shooting just 36% (17th).

Overall, the Hawks have shot 46% from the field this season (20th). They have been strong at getting to the free-throw line, averaging 23.2 attempts per game (7th). In terms of assists, Atlanta is 17th in the league at 26.6 per game.

Pacers Offense Breakdown

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The Indiana offense will take the floor in today’s game with the league’s 1st ranked offense at 122.9 points per game.

At home this season, the Pacers are the top-scoring team in the NBA, averaging 124.8 points per game. Overall, they lead the league in scoring at 122.9 points per game. Indiana has outscored the NBA scoring average in 71.6% of their games this season.

When it comes to shooting, the Pacers are the top field goal percentage team in the league at 50%. They are also the top team in two-point field goal percentage at 58%. In terms of three-point shooting, Indiana is 12th in the league at 37%.

Indiana’s offensive attack is led by their ability to get out in transition, as they are 4th in the NBA in pace at 101.2 possessions per game. In terms of assists, the Pacers are the top team in the league at 30.6 per game.

Hawks Team Defense

At this time, the Hawks’ defense is positioned 27th in the NBA, permitting 120.1 points per game. When it comes to defending inside the arc, the Hawks squad is permitting opposing teams to shoot at a clip of 57.0% inside the arc, and they’re also giving up 38.6% from downtown.

Pacers Team Defense

At this time, the Pacers’ defense is positioned 28th in the NBA, permitting 120.3 points per game. In their previous game, the Pacers’ defense struggled against the Cavaliers, giving up 129 points on a field goal percentage of 51%.

Key Players For The Hawks And Pacers

Our game forecasts for today suggest that Trae Young is set to be the main scorer for the Hawks, recording 26 points and shooting 8/19 from the field. For the season, he has been averaging 26 points per game, in addition to 2.8 rebounds.

On the flip side, our predictions place Pascal Siakam as the leading scorer for the Pacers. We expect him to conclude the game with a team-high 21 while also collecting 7 rebounds. For the season, he has a field goal percentage of 53.3% and is averaging 21.6 points per contest.

Hawks vs Pacers Trends

  • Through their last three road games, Atlanta has an ATS record of just 1-2. However, their overall record was 0-3 while averaging 103 points per game.
  • Across their ten previous home games, Indiana has an ATS mark of 6-4. Their straight up record in these matchups was 6-4 while averaging 122 points per game.
  • Going back to their last five games as the underdog, the Hawks have a straight up record of 1-4. But, their mark vs the spread was just 2-3.
  • In their last three games as the betting favorite, the Pacers have a strong straight up record of 3-0. In addition, their ATS record was 2-1 in these scenarios.

Hawks vs Pacers Prediction

When looking to get a point-spread pick down in this Hawks vs. Pacers game, our recommendation is to take the Hawks at +13.5. Despite our model showing the Pacers winning 113-109, we like Hawks as our point-spread pick.

Regarding the over/under, the current line is set at 238, and our model predicts the Hawks and Pacers to score a combined 222 points. We recommend betting on the under.

All odds are courtesy of Action247 Sportsbook. Good luck!!

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