Detroit Pistons vs Atlanta Hawks NBA Betting Prediction

NBA Detroit Pistons vs Atlanta Hawks Prediction 4/3/2024

The Detroit Pistons (13-62) travel to face off against the Atlanta Hawks (35-40) on Wednesday, April 3rd. This game will be played at State Farm Arena in Atlanta and televised on BSSE. The Hawks are coming off a win in their previous game, while the Pistons are looking to get back on track from a loss to the Bulls. Tip-off is set for 7:30 ET.

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The Pistons Look To Bounce Back From A Loss

Cade Cunningham led Detroit with 36 points against the Grizzlies, the highest on the team. He finished with a field goal percentage of 50.6% in the game. While Jaden Ivey was 2nd on the team with 20 points, Detroit fell short in the game with a final score of 110-108.

The Pistons have gone 13-62 this season and will look to get closer to .500 with a win against the Hawks. At home, the Pistons are 7-32 while going 6-30 on the road.

Detroit possesses a .500 ATS record for the season, sitting at 37-37 ATS. When playing on the road, the Pistons hold an ATS record of 19-17 in contrast to a 18-20 record against the spread when playing at home.

The Hawks Are Coming Off A Win

Bogdan Bogdanovic scored 20 for Atlanta against the Bulls which was the most on the team. His field goal percentage for the game was 50%. As the Hawks secured the victory with a final score of 113-101, Vít Krejčí also chipped in with 18 points.

In their most recent five games, the Hawks are 4-1 and have an overall record of 35-40. When looking at their 75 total games, the Hawks have gone 21-27 against other Eastern Conference teams and are 14-13 in non-conference games.

Atlanta currently has an ATS record below .500, sitting at 28-47 at this point. The Hawks currently have a two game ATS win streak as the favorite and are 13-22 vs. the spread as underdogs.

Pistons Offense Breakdown

Through 75 games games, Detroit is averaging 110.6 points per game (25th).

The Pistons are 23rd in the league in scoring on the road this season, averaging 110.8 points per game. Overall, they are 25th in the NBA at 110.6 points per game.

In terms of pace, Detroit is 7th in the league, averaging 99.7 possessions per game. They have also been below the NBA scoring average in 72% of their games this season.

When it comes to field goal percentage, the Pistons are 21st in the league at 46%. They are also 24th in true shooting percentage.

Hawks Offense Breakdown

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For the season, the Atlanta offense is the 5th ranked unit in the NBA, at 119.1 points per contest.

At home this season, the Hawks are averaging 122.4 points per game, which is 5th in the NBA. Overall, they are 5th in the league in scoring at 119.1 points per game. In terms of pace, Atlanta is 6th in the NBA at 99.9 possessions per game.

When it comes to three-point shooting, the Hawks are 6th in the league with 13.8 made threes per game. However, they are just 14th in three-point shooting percentage at 36%. In terms of field goal percentage, Atlanta is 20th in the NBA at 46%.

So far this season, the Hawks have outscored the NBA scoring average in 58.7% of their games. In terms of assists, Atlanta is 17th in the league with an average of 26.4 per game.

Pistons Team Defense

So far, the Pistons’ defense is ranked 26th in the league at 119.4 points per contest. The Pistons defense is coming off a game in which they held the Grizzlies offense to just 50.6% shooting. Overall, they gave up 110 points to Memphis.

Hawks Team Defense

On defense, the Hawks come into the game ranked 27th in the league in points allowed at 120.3 per game. Over their last three games, the team is allowing 115 points per contest (28th). In the terms of takeaways, Hawks are causing 12.4 turnovers per game, ranking 15th in the league. They also enter the matchup ranked 23rd in rejections, averaging 4.6 blocked shots each game.

Key Players For The Pistons And Hawks

In today’s game, our projections have Cade Cunningham leading the Pistons with 22 points on 8/18 shooting from the field. For the season, he has been averaging 22.7 points per game, in addition to 4.3 rebounds.

As for Atlanta, Dejounte Murray is projected to be the primary scorer for the Hawks. Our forecast has him finishing the game with 23, and adding 5 rebounds. This season, he is shooting at a field goal percentage of 46.2%, and his scoring average is 22.6 points per game.

Pistons vs Hawks Trends

  • Detroit has a 1-2 record in their last three road games. In this stretch, they averaged 95 points per game while allowing 105. The team also performed well vs the spread at 2-1.
  • Although Atlanta has a straight up record of 4-6 in their last ten home games, they have not held up as well vs the spread going 4-6. The team averaged 108 points per game in these games.
  • In their last three games as the betting underdog, the Pistons have a straight up record of 1-2 and an ATS mark of 2-1.
  • Spanning across their last ten games as the betting favorite, the Hawks have gone 6-4 vs the spread. Their overall record in these games was 6-4.

Pistons vs Hawks Prediction

For a pick on the point-spread in this Hawks vs. Pistons matchup, our bet is to grab the Pistons at +11.5. Even though our projections have the Hawks winning 112-105, we see the Pistons as the play on the point-spread.

Right now, the over/under line for the game is sitting at 223 and given that our model is projecting 217 points between the teams, we like the under.

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