|Written by Mike|
Bet on the NBALet's take a look at an Eastern Conference matchup in the NBA on Wednesday night, with the Atlanta Hawks taking on the Detroit Pistons. The game at the Palace of Auburn Hills is scheduled to begin at 7:30 PM ET, with television coverage provided by FOX and FSN. Currently, the Pistons are slight favorites to win this game at home.
The Hawks are 38-29 SU and 34-32-1 ATS so far this season. They are 17-17 on the road, and 31 of their games have gone OVER the line, with the other 36 all going UNDER. They are coming off of a 104-75 win over the Indiana Pacers, where they won against the spread as -5 point home favorites. The total went UNDER the 198 point line set by sports betting experts in that game.
The Pistons are 34-33 SU and 34-32-1 ATS overall this year. They are 19-11 at home, and 34 of their games have gone OVER the line, with the other 33 all going UNDER. They are coming off of a 124-81 loss to the Washington Wizards, where they failed to cover the spread as 2 point road underdogs. The total went UNDER the 210 point line set by NBA betting oddsmakers in that matchup.
Atlanta is 5-1 ATS coming off of a SU or spread win, and 5-1 ATS On the road. They are 4-1 ATS against Central Division teams, and 4-1 ATS coming off of two days of rest. They are 7-2 ATS overall lately, and 4-1 ATS on the road against teams with a winning record at home. They are 6-2 ATS on Wednesday, and 5-2 ATS against teams with a winning record.
The total has gone UNDER in all 4 of their recent games, and UNDER in all 4 of their games against the Eastern Conference. The total has gone UNDER in 12 of their last 15 games on Wednesday, and UNDER in 4 of their last 5 against the Central Division. The total has gone UNDER in 11 of their last 15 coming off of a SU or spread win, and UNDER in 5 of their last 7 on the road.
Detroit is 34-16-1 ATS at home lately, and 1-4 ATS against the Southeast Division. They are 1-9 ATS coming off of one day of rest.
The total has gone OVER in all 5 of their recent games on Wednesday, and OVER in 4 of their last 5 against teams with a winning record. The total has gone OVER in 17 of their last 24 home games, and UNDER in 7 of their last 10 games against Eastern Conference opponents.
Between these teams, the total has gone OVER in 4 of their last 5 meetings, and OVER in 4 of their last 5 matchups in Detroit.
They last met on December 23, 2015, when Atlanta won 107-100, and won against the spread as -6 point home favorites. The total went OVER the 200 point line set by the online sportsbooks for that game.
For Wednesday night's matchup, betting odds list the Pistons as -1 point home favorites. The over/under is set at 197 ½ points. On the moneyline, the Hawks are listed at -102, with the Pistons a -118.