Pacers on the road against the Hawks
The Indiana Pacers will be looking to get some revenge on the Atlanta Hawks on Tuesday night as those Eastern Conference teams meet in NBA betting action at the online sportsbooks.
Atlanta topped Indiana 97-87 as a 4-point home underdog on the NBA odds when the teams met for the first time this season back on January 8. That dropped the Pacers to 6-4 SU and 5-5 ATS in the last 10 games between the two teams.
Supporters of the Pacers have seen them go 37-10 and 30-17 ATS so far this season, while the Hawks are at 25-21 and 26-20 ATS. (Note: follow us on Twitter for line updates and injuries news). In totals betting, the Hawks are 28-17-1, while the Pacers are 19-27-1.
According to new Power Rankings at Odds Shark, it's the No. 11-rated Hawks and the No. 1-rated Pacers in this matchup. Predictive computer formulas point to a 99-93 win for the Pacers on Tuesday.
The Pacers were a 98-79 winner in their most recent outing at home against the Magic. They covered the 15-point spread as favorites, while the total score (177) made winners of UNDER bettors. The Pacers got 16 points from Danny Granger as Indiana ran past Orlando 98-79 on Monday at Bankers Life Fieldhouse.
Last time out for Atlanta, they were a 120-113 winner as they battled the Timberwolves at home. The Hawks covered in the match as a 2.5-point favorite, while 233 combined points moved the game OVER for totals bettors. Atlanta earned a 120-113 victory over Minnesota on Saturday, getting 24 points from Kyle Korver at Philips Arena.
How They Match Up:
When it comes to rebounds, the visiting Pacers rank No. 6 in the league with 45.57 per game. That compares with Atlanta’s No. 26 ranking in that category. The story is different when it comes to three-point shooting where Atlanta is the NBA’s No. 4-ranked team at 9.28 per game, while the Pacers rate No. 21 with 6.91 per contest.
Indiana home to Portland, Friday, February 7th
Atlanta at New Orleans, Wednesday, February 5th