Hawks vs Pistons Prediction: Picks, Live Odds & Moneyline – Wednesday, October 26

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The Atlanta Hawks (1-2) visit the Detroit Pistons (1-3) at Little Caesars Arena, tipping off at 7:00 PM ET on Wednesday, October 26, 2022. The Pistons are 7.5-point underdogs in the game. The over/under is 229.5 points in the outing.

Atlanta Hawks vs. Detroit Pistons Odds

Point Spread

The spread for this matchup is set at 7.5 points, with oddsmakers listing the Hawks as the favorites.


As for the moneyline, the Hawks have -298 odds to pick up the win, while the Pistons are listed at +239 to claim victory.


Finally, the total for the game is set at 229.5 points.

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Hawks vs. Pistons Game Time and How to Watch

  • Game Day: Wednesday, October 26, 2022
  • Game Time: 7:00 PM ET
  • TV Channel: BSD
  • Location: Detroit, Michigan
  • Arena: Little Caesars Arena

Hawks vs. Pistons Betting Trends

Against the spread, the Hawks were 37-45-0 last year. Atlanta won 66% of the games last season in which it was favored on the moneyline (33-17). Out of 82 Hawks games last season, 43 went over the total.

The Pistons’ record against the spread last year was 45-35-2. Last season, Detroit won 20 out of the 76 games, or 26.3%, in which it was the underdog. Out of 82 Pistons games last season, 38 hit the over.

Potential Starting Lineups and Key Players


Trae Young 76 28.4 3.7 9.7 1 0.1 3.1
Dejounte Murray 68 21.1 8.3 9.2 2 0.3 1.4
John Collins 54 16.2 7.8 1.8 0.6 1 1.2
Bogdan Bogdanovic 63 15.1 4 3.1 1.1 0.2 2.7
De’Andre Hunter 53 13.4 3.3 1.2 0.7 0.4 1.4


Bojan Bogdanovic 69 18.1 4.3 1.7 0.5 0 2.6
Saddiq Bey 82 16 5.4 2.8 0.9 0.2 2.5
Alec Burks 81 11.7 4.9 3 1 0.3 1.9
Kemba Walker 37 11.6 3 3.5 0.7 0.2 2
Marvin Bagley III 48 11.3 7.1 0.8 0.4 0.4 0.5
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Hawks vs. Pistons Injury Report

Hawks: Justin Holiday: Questionable (Illness), Bogdan Bogdanovic: Out (Knee)

Pistons: Alec Burks: Out (Foot), Marvin Bagley: Out (Knee)

What you need to know about the Atlanta Hawks

On offense, Atlanta was the sixth-ranked squad in the NBA (113.9 points per game) last year. Defensively, it was 21st (112.4 points allowed per game). The Hawks posted 116.7 points per game last year in home games, which was 5.5 more points than they averaged on the road (111.2).

Atlanta was 11th in the NBA in 3-pointers made (12.9 per game) and second-best in 3-point percentage (37.4%) last season. The Hawks attempted 39.0% percent of their shots from beyond the arc last year, and 61.0% percent from inside it. In terms of makes, 31.0% of the Hawks’ baskets were 3-pointers, and 69.0% were 2-pointers.

What you need to know about the Detroit Pistons

While Detroit ranked in the bottom five in the NBA in points per game last season with 104.8 (third-worst), it ranked 22nd in the league with 112.5 points allowed per contest. In 2021-22, the Pistons scored 0.5 more points per game at home (105.1) than away (104.6).

Detroit struggled in terms of threes last season, ranking fifth-worst in the NBA in threes made per game (11.3) and second-worst in three-point percentage (32.6%). The Pistons attempted 54 two-pointers per game last year, which accounted for 60.9% of the shots they attempted (and 70.4% of the team’s baskets). Meanwhile, they attempted 34.6 treys per contest, which were 39.1% of their shots (and 29.6% of the team’s buckets).

Hawks vs. Pistons Predictions and Pick

Our prediction to win this contest is the Hawks, and we project that Pistons will cover the spread (Hawks -7.5). Finally, we see the scoring in this one going under the posted total of 229.5 points.

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How to bet Hawks vs. Pistons

You can bet on Hawks vs. Pistons at every legal online sportsbook. For more NBA odds, including moneylines, spreads, over/under totals as well as NBA prop odds, check out the latest NBA lines as well as our guide to the best NBA betting sites.

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Dan Weiner

Hailing from Atlanta and attending college at the University of Texas, Dan is passionate about sports, particularly college football and soccer. He's a diehard Atlanta pro sports and Texas Longhorns fan. He likes every sport and will watch anything and everything the weirder the better. He joined Betsperts after an 11 year career in television production at ESPN.

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