The New Orleans Pelicans (28-27) host the Atlanta Hawks (27-27) at Smoothie King Center, tipping off at 7:30 PM ET on Tuesday, February 7, 2023. The Hawks are just 2-point underdogs in the game. A 236.5-point over/under is set in the matchup.
How to bet Pelicans vs. Hawks
New Orleans Pelicans vs. Atlanta Hawks Odds
The spread for this matchup is set at 2 points, with bookmakers listing the Pelicans as the favorites.
As for the moneyline, the Pelicans have -131 odds to pick up the win, while the Hawks are listed at +111 to claim victory.
Finally, the over/under for the game is set at 236.5 points.
Pelicans vs. Hawks Game Time and How to Watch
- Game Day: Tuesday, February 7, 2023
- Game Time: 7:30 PM ET
- TV Channel: BSNO
- Location: New Orleans, Louisiana
- Arena: Smoothie King Center
Pelicans vs. Hawks Betting Trends
Against the spread, the Pelicans are 26-28-1 this year. New Orleans has been chosen as the favorite in 28 games this year and has walked away with the win 19 times (67.9%) in those games. Pelicans games this year have eclipsed the over/under 31 times in 54 opportunities (57.4%).
The Hawks have 24 wins against the spread in 54 games this season. Atlanta is 11-15 in games it was the underdog on the moneyline (winning 42.3% of those games). Hawks games this year have hit the over on 31 of 54 set point totals (57.4%).
Potential Starting Lineups and Key Players
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Pelicans vs. Hawks Injury Report
Hawks: Trae Young: Out (Illness)
What you need to know about the New Orleans Pelicans
On offense, New Orleans is averaging 115.5 points per game (10th-ranked in league). It is giving up 113.7 points per contest at the other end of the court (15th-ranked). The Pelicans are averaging 115.8 points per game at home. In away games, they are averaging 115.1 points per contest. The Pelicans have seen a decrease in scoring lately, putting up 110.5 points per game in their last 10 outings, five points fewer than the 115.5 they’ve scored this season.
New Orleans is draining 10.9 three-pointers per game (23rd-ranked in league). It has a 35.7% shooting percentage (18th-ranked) from beyond the arc. The Pelicans are attempting 57.9 two-pointers per game this year, which account for 65.5% of the shots they’ve attempted (and 74.4% of the team’s baskets). Meanwhile, they are attempting 30.5 threes per contest, which are 34.5% of their shots (and 25.6% of the team’s buckets).
What you need to know about the Atlanta Hawks
Atlanta is eighth in the league in points scored (116.3 per game) and 21st in points conceded (116.5). At home the Hawks are putting up 115.8 points per game, 0.9 fewer points than they are averaging on the road (116.7). While the Hawks are posting 116.3 points per game in 2022-23, they have improved that mark in their previous 10 games, producing 121.7 a contest.
Atlanta is the fourth-worst team in the NBA in 3-pointers made (10.6 per game) and 22nd in 3-point percentage (34.8%). The Hawks attempt 33.3% percent of their shots from behind the 3-point line, and 24.2% of their made baskets are from there. Inside the arc, they attempt 66.7% of their shots, with 75.8% of their makes coming from there.
Pelicans vs. Hawks Predictions and Pick
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