The Atlanta Hawks (19-22) take the court against the Indiana Pacers (23-19) as slight, 2-point favorites on Friday, January 13, 2023 at 7:00 PM ET on BSSE. The over/under is 238 points for the matchup.
How to bet Hawks vs. Pacers
Atlanta Hawks vs. Indiana Pacers Odds
The spread for this matchup is set at 2 points, with oddsmakers listing the Hawks as the favorites.
As for the moneyline, the Hawks have -131 odds to pick up the win, while the Pacers are listed at +110 to claim victory.
Finally, the total for the game is set at 238 points.
Hawks vs. Pacers Game Time and How to Watch
- Game Day: Friday, January 13, 2023
- Game Time: 7:00 PM ET
- TV Channel: BSSE
- Location: Indianapolis, Indiana
- Arena: Gainbridge Fieldhouse
Hawks vs. Pacers Betting Trends
In the Hawks’ 41 games this year, they have 16 wins against the spread. Atlanta has come away with 12 wins in the 22 contests it has been listed as the favorite in this season. Hawks games this year have gone over the total in 23 out of 42 opportunities (54.8%).
Against the spread, the Pacers are 25-16-1 this season. Indiana has been the underdog on the moneyline 32 total times this season. Indy has finished 16-16 in those games. Pacers games this year have gone over the point total 20 times in 42 opportunities (47.6%).
Potential Starting Lineups and Key Players
Hawks vs. Pacers Injury Report
Pacers: Tyrese Haliburton: Out (Elbow/Knee), Myles Turner: Questionable (Back), Aaron Nesmith: Out (Illness), Oshae Brissett: Out (Hamstring), Kendall Brown: Out (Leg), Daniel Theis: Out (Knee)
What you need to know about the Atlanta Hawks
Offensively, Atlanta is putting up 115 points per game (11th-ranked in league). It is surrendering 116.3 points per contest at the other end (21st-ranked). When playing at home, the Hawks are posting 1.2 fewer points per game (114.4) than they are when playing on the road (115.6). In their last 10 games, the Hawks have been putting up 117.2 points per contest, an average that’s a little higher than the 115 they’ve scored over the course of the 2022-23 season.
It’s been a difficult stretch for Atlanta in terms of three-pointers, as it is averaging just 10.3 made threes per game (worst in NBA) and is making just 33.2% of its attempted threes (fourth-worst). In terms of shot breakdown, the Hawks have taken 66.6% two-pointers (accounting for 76.3% of the team’s baskets) and 33.4% threes (23.7%).
What you need to know about the Indiana Pacers
Offensively Indiana is the 10th-ranked team in the league (115.6 points per game). Defensively it is 20th (115.7 points conceded per game). The Pacers average 118.5 points per game at home, and 112.4 away. The Pacers are scoring 118.4 points per game over their last 10 games, which is 2.8 more than their average for the season (115.6).
Indiana is the fifth-best team in the NBA in 3-pointers made (14.3 per game) and eighth in 3-point percentage (36.9%). The Pacers attempt 43.5% percent of their shots from behind the 3-point line, and 56.5% percent from inside it. In terms of makes, 34.7% of the Pacers’ buckets are 3-pointers, and 65.3% are 2-pointers.
Our pick to win this contest is the Pacers, and we project that Pacers will cover the spread (Hawks -2). Finally, we see the scoring in this one going under the posted total of 238 points.
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