Wednesday, November 23, 2016
Bankers Life Fieldhouse
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The Atlanta Hawks travel to Bankers Life Fieldhouse to play the Indiana Pacers on Wednesday, November 23, 2016. The Hawks come into this game with an overall record of 9-4. They are 1st in the Southeast Division. They currently have a point differential of 7.1 as they are averaging 105.8 points per game while giving up 98.8 per contest. The Pacers have an overall record of 7-8. They currently are 3rd in the Central Division. They are averaging 104.6 points per game and surrendering 108.6, good for a point differential of -4.0.
Paul Millsap comes into this contest averaging 17.5 points per game while playing 33.2 minutes per night so far this season for the Hawks. He pulls down 7.9 rebounds per game and dishes out 3.8 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 46% while his free throw percentage is currently at 72%. Dennis Schroder averages 14.5 points per game in 29.6 minutes per contest this season. He averages 5.8 assists per contest and 3.2 rebounds per game for Atlanta. His field goal percentage is 43% for the year while his free throw percentage is 76%.
Paul George averages 21 points per game while playing 34.7 minutes per contest this year for the Pacers. He grabs 7 rebounds per game and has 3.5 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 46% and his free throw percentage currently is at 92%. Myles Turner averages 15 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 28.5 minutes per contest. He also averages 7.1 rebounds per contest and 0.9 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 54% and his free throw percentage is 77%.
Atlanta averages 105.8 points per contest this season which ranks them 11th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is 7.1 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a team which has them ranked 2nd. Behind the arc they shoot 34% which is good for 18th in the league. They average 55.6 rebounds per game and 25.4 assists per game which ranks them 7th and 2nd in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 30th with 17.5 per game. The Hawks allow 98.8 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 8th in the league. They also allow a 43% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the arc ranking them 3rd and 3rd in those defensive categories. Opponents average 51.2 rebounds a game which ranks 11th and they give up 21.2 assists per contest which puts them in 13th place in the league. They force 16.9 turnovers per game which ranks them 2nd in the league.
Indiana averages 104.6 points per game this year which ranks them 15th in the league. Their average scoring margin is -4 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team which has them sitting in the 9th spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 36% which is good for 11th in the NBA. They average 50.6 rebounds per game and 23.1 assists per contest which ranks them 26th and 8th respectively. In the turnover department the Pacers rank 21st with 14.9 per game. The Pacers allow 108.6 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 26th in the league. They also allow a 45% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the arc ranking them 18th and 12th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 56.2 rebounds a game which ranks 28th and they give up 23.5 assists per contest which puts them in 25th place in the league. The Pacers force 16.3 turnovers per game which ranks them 3rd in the NBA.
The Hawks have an offensive rating of 106.1 and a defensive rating of 99. In terms of pace they average 99.7 possessions per 48 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 53%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 56% and they shoot 3 pointers on 31% of their shots. Atlanta turns the ball over an average of 15.5 times per 100 possessions and they force 14.9 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 48%.
The Pacers rating on offense is 103.7 and they have a defensive rating of 107.7. They get 98.2 possessions per 48 minutes and they have an effective field goal percentage of 50%. As a unit they have a true shooting percentage of 53% and they attempt 3 pointers on 26% of their shot attempts. Indiana turns the ball over on 13.2 out of every 100 possessions and their opponents average 14.1 turnovers per 100 possessions. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the year is 51%.
Atlanta Hawks Betting Trends
The Atlanta Hawks are 8-5-0 against the spread
The Atlanta Hawks are 5-8-0 against the over/under
Indiana Pacers Betting Trends
The Indiana Pacers are 5-10-0 against the spread
The Indiana Pacers are 8-7-0 against the over/under
Atlanta Hawks Injuries
11/21/16 F Thabo Sefolosha Ankle probable Tuesday vs. New Orleans
11/21/16 G Tim Hardaway Jr. Head injured last game, probable Tuesday vs. New Orleans
10/31/16 F Mike Scott Knee out indefinitely
10/25/16 C Tiago Splitter Hamstring out indefinitely
Indiana Pacers Injuries
11/22/16 F C.J. Miles Knee "?" Wednesday vs. Atlanta
11/22/16 PG Jeff Teague Ankle injured last game, probable Wednesday vs. Atlanta
11/22/16 F Myles Turner Ankle doubtful Wednesday vs. Atlanta
11/22/16 F Paul George Ankle "?" Wednesday vs. Atlanta
Guy's Pick: Take Indiana
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