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The Atlanta Hawks and the New Orleans Pelicans will both be gunning for a victory on Wednesday when they meet at New Orleans Arena.
Last time out for Atlanta, they were an 89-85 loser as they battled the Pacers at home. The Hawks failed to cover in the match as a 3.5-point underdog, while 174 combined points moved the game UNDER for totals bettors.
The Pelicans were a 102-95 loser in their most recent outing at home against the Spurs. They failed to cover the 3.5-point spread as underdogs, while the total score (197) made winners of OVER bettors.
Team record: 25-22 SU, 26-21 ATS
The total has gone OVER in 5 of last 5 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of last 5 games when playing on the road against New Orleans
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of last 6 games when playing New Orleans
The total has gone OVER in 4 of last 5 games
When playing on Wednesday are 5-5
Before playing Memphis are 9-1
After playing Indiana are 5-5
After a loss are 7-3
Team record: 20-27 SU, 21-24-2 ATS
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of last 5 games when playing at home against Atlanta
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of last 6 games when playing Atlanta
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of last 8 games at home
When playing on Wednesday are 2-8
Before playing Minnesota are 4-6
After playing San Antonio are 3-7
After a loss are 3-7
Atlanta home to Memphis, Saturday, February 8
New Orleans home to Minnesota, Friday, February 7