Betting Line Favors the Indiana Pacers in NBA Battle with Atlanta Hawks
The Indiana Pacers find themselves in a 2-1 series hole in their first-round series against the Atlanta Hawks as those teams meet in NBA playoff betting action Saturday afternoon.
Indiana Pacers vs Atlanta Hawks Opening Odds and Betting Line
Sports bettors looking to pick the Atlanta Hawks as their prediction for this matchup, they were listed earlier as 2.5-point underdogs on the betting odds board at Bovada. Those betting on the total over/under for points scored have seen that line set at 186.5 for Saturday at shops such as 5Dimes.
Computer Prediction: Indiana Pacers vs Atlanta Hawks Pick
Odds Shark computer score prediction models pick a possible 94-90 win for the Pacers on Saturday. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NBA matchups here.
Team Betting Records & Power Rankings
The Atlanta Hawks sport a record of 40-45 and 40-44-1 ATS heading into this matchup, while the Indiana Pacers sit at 57-28 and 39-45-1 ATS on the NBA season. The OVER/UNDER totals betting records are 44-40-1 for the Atlanta Hawks and 36-46-3 for the Indiana Pacers. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Atlanta vs Indiana injuries news.
This game pits the Atlanta Hawks, currently No. 18 in the Odds Shark NBA Power Rankings, against the Indiana Pacers, who rate No. 22 in the most recent survey update.
How Indiana Pacers vs Atlanta Hawks Stats Matchup
Offensively the game matches up Atlanta's No. 15-ranked offense (100.78 PPG) against a Indiana Pacers defense that ranks No. 2 at 92.42 PPG. The Atlanta Hawks have averaged 45.59% from the field per game, more than the Indiana Pacers have managed so far this NBA season (44.82% on average).
Recent Outings Betting Recap
In their last action, Indiana was a 98-85 loser on the road against the Hawks. They failed to cover the 2-point spread as favorites, while the combined score (183) was profitable news for UNDER bettors. The Pacers got a 21-point performance from Lance Stephenson, who added 13 rebounds, but Atlanta still ran past Indiana 98-85 on Thursday at Philips Arena.
Indiana Pacers vs Atlanta Hawks Betting Odds Trends
Indiana is 6-19 ATS in its last 25 games
The total has gone OVER in 7 of Indiana's last 10 games
Indiana is 3-16 ATS in its last 19 games on the road
Indiana is 2-8 SU in its last 10 games on the road
Atlanta is 7-1 ATS in its last 8 games
Atlanta is 6-2 SU in its last 8 games
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Atlanta's last 9 games
Atlanta is 5-1 ATS in its last 6 games at home
Next Betting Matchups
Indiana home to Atlanta, Monday, April 28th