The Atlanta Hawks (5-3) host the New Orleans Pelicans (5-3) at State Farm Arena, tipping off at 7:30 PM ET on Saturday, November 5, 2022. The Pelicans are slight, 1-point underdogs in the game. The matchup’s point total is set at 230.5.
Atlanta Hawks vs. New Orleans Pelicans Odds
The spread for this matchup is set at 1 point, with sportsbooks listing the Hawks as the favorites.
As for the moneyline, the Hawks have -116 odds to pick up the win, while the Pelicans are listed at -104 to claim victory.
Finally, the over/under for the game is set at 230.5 points.
Hawks vs. Pelicans Game Time and How to Watch
- Game Day: Saturday, November 5, 2022
- Game Time: 7:30 PM ET
- TV Channel: BSN
- Location: Atlanta, Georgia
- Arena: State Farm Arena
Hawks vs. Pelicans Betting Trends
In the Hawks’ eight games this year, they have three wins against the spread. Atlanta has won in four of the five contests it has been named as the odds-on favorite in this year. Hawks games this year have hit the over 62.5% of the time (five out of eight games with a set point total).
The Pelicans have four wins against the spread in eight games this year. New Orleans has gone 3-1 in games it was listed as the moneyline underdog (winning 75% of those games). Pelicans games this season have gone over the point total six times in eight opportunities (75%).
Potential Starting Lineups and Key Players
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Hawks vs. Pelicans Injury Report
Hawks: Trae Young: Questionable (Eye), Bogdan Bogdanovic: Out (Knee)
Pelicans: Herbert Jones: Probable (Knee), Brandon Ingram: Probable (Concussion), EJ Liddell: Out (Knee), Kira Lewis: Out (Knee)
What you need to know about the Atlanta Hawks
Offensively, Atlanta is putting up 115.5 points per game (ninth-ranked in league). It is ceding 114.6 points per contest on defense (19th-ranked).
Atlanta is draining 10.5 three-pointers per game (25th-ranked in NBA) this year, while sporting a 35.9% three-point percentage (16th-ranked). When it comes to shot breakdown, the Hawks have taken 68.7% two-pointers (accounting for 76.1% of the team’s buckets) and 31.3% threes (23.9%).
What you need to know about the New Orleans Pelicans
On offense, New Orleans is the second-best squad in the league (117.8 points per game). On defense, it is 11th (111.6 points allowed per game).
Beyond the arc, New Orleans is 19th in the NBA in 3-pointers made per game (11.3). It is fifth-best in 3-point percentage at 39.3%. The Pelicans take 31.3% percent of their shots from behind the 3-point line, and 25.3% of their made shots are from there. Inside the 3-point line, they attempt 68.7% of their shots, with 74.7% of their makes coming from there.
Hawks vs. Pelicans Predictions and Pick
Our pick to win this game is the Pelicans, and we predict that Pelicans will cover the spread (Hawks -1). Finally, we see the scoring in this one going under the posted total of 230.5 points.
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