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Pacers home to Hawks in NBA betting action

Atlanta HawksIndiana Pacers
April 8, 7:00 PM | Conseco Fieldhouse

Atlanta Hawks vs Indiana Pacers Odds

44-34TEAM RECORD36-43

The Pacers will try to cover the spread at Conseco Fieldhouse on Friday when they get a visit from the Hawks in basketball action.

Indiana battles the Hawks, currently with a 44-34 mark (37-41 ATS). The OVER/UNDER records, important for totals bettors, are 36-42-1 for the Pacers and 33-45 for the Hawks.

View Atlanta vs Indiana Odds and Stats.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
According to new Power Rankings at Odds Shark, it's the No. 12-rated Pacers and the No. 17-rated Hawks in this matchup. Predictive computer formulas point to a 98-97 win for the Hawks on Friday.

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How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Indiana's No. 12-ranked offense (99.8 PPG) against a Hawks defense that ranks No. 9 at 95.3 PPG. The Pacers have averaged 44.4% from the field per game, less than the Hawks have managed so far this season (46.3% on average).

In comparing how the teams stack up statistically, the Hawks own the league's No. 4-rated mark, allowing 94.8 points per game when on the road. Indiana, on the other hand, rates No. 10 in home scoring.

Atlanta was a 97-90 loser in its last match at home against the Spurs. They failed to cover the 6–point spread as underdogs, while the total score of 187 sent UNDER bettors to the payout window. Atlanta suffered a 97-90 loss against San Antonio on Tuesday, getting 21 points from Joe Johnson in a losing effort at Philips Arena.

The Pacers were a 136-112 winner in their most recent outing at home against the Wizards. They covered the 12–point spread as favorites, while the total score (248) made winners of OVER bettors. The battle between the Pacers and Wizards didn’t turn out to be much of a battle at all as Washington was handed a 136-112 defeat on Wednesday at Conseco Fieldhouse.

Atlanta Hawks Trends:
When playing on Friday are 4-6
Before playing Washington are 5-5
After playing San Antonio are 7-3
After a loss are 4-6

Indiana Pacers Trends:
When playing on Friday are 3-7
Before playing New York are 7-3
After playing Washington are 8-2
After a win are 4-6

A few Hawks at Pacers trends to consider:
Atlanta is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing Indiana
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Atlanta's last 6 games
The total has gone UNDER in 9 of Atlanta's last 12 games on the road
Atlanta is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games
Indiana is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games at home
Indiana is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Indiana's last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Indiana's last 8 games at home

Next up:
Atlanta at Washington, Saturday, April 9
Indiana home to New York, Sunday, April 10

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