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Hawks vs Pistons Betting Matchup Report

Detroit PistonsAtlanta Hawks
Dec 26, 7:30 PM | Philips Arena

Detroit Pistons vs Atlanta Hawks Odds


Philips Arena will feature Hawks vs. Pistons action on Wednesday as both teams try to pay off for bettors in NBA action.

This season the Hawks are 16-9 overall and 10-14-1 ATS against the number, while the Pistons are 9-21 and 13-17 ATS. (Note: follow us on Twitter for line updates and injuries news). As for the totals, Atlanta is 11-13-1 on the OU, and Detroit is 13-16-1.

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Betting Line:
Sportsbooks such as TopBet had the Hawks installed as 7-point favorites in this particular matchup. The over-under number was listed by most sportsbooks, including Bovada, at 188.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
This game pits the Hawks, currently No. 13 in the Odds Shark NBA Power Rankings, against the Pistons, who rate No. 18 in the most recent survey. Meanwhile, math and computer handicapping models run on this game predict a 97-93 victory for the Hawks.

How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Atlanta's No. 17-ranked offense (96 PPG) against a Pistons defense that ranks No. 9 at 95.7 PPG. The Hawks have averaged 45% from the field per game, more than the Pistons have managed so far this season (43.4% on average).

Defensively, the Pistons feature the league's No. 15-rated defense on the road, giving up 98.5 points per game. Atlanta, meanwhile, comes in at No. 17 in the league in scoring at home.

The Pistons were a 96-87 winner in their most recent outing on the road against the Wizards. They covered the 1-point spread as favorites, while the total score (183) made winners of UNDER bettors. Detroit earned a 96-87 victory over Washington on Saturday, getting 19 points from Charlie Villanueva at Verizon Center.

In their last action, Atlanta was a 92-75 winner at home against the Bulls. They covered the 4-point spread as favorites, while the combined score (167) was profitable news for UNDER bettors. Chicago was victimized for 20 points and 10 rebounds by Al Horford as the Hawks defeated the Bulls 92-75 in NBA action on Saturday.

Detroit Pistons Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 6-4
Before playing Miami are 2-8
After playing Washington are 5-5
After a win are 2-8

Atlanta Hawks Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 3-7
Before playing Cleveland are 7-3
After playing Chicago are 3-7
After a win are 6-4

A few Pistons at Hawks trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Detroit's last 5 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Detroit's last 5 games when playing Atlanta
The total has gone OVER in 9 of Detroit's last 13 games when playing on the road against Atlanta
Detroit is 3-6 ATS in its last 9 games on the road
Atlanta is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against Detroit
Atlanta is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games when playing Detroit
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Atlanta's last 5 games when playing Detroit
Atlanta is 8-3 SU in its last 11 games at home

Next up:
Detroit home to Miami, Friday, December 28
Atlanta at Cleveland, Friday, December 28