Wednesday, April 12, 2017
Bankers Life Fieldhouse
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The Atlanta Hawks head to Bankers Life Fieldhouse to take on the Indiana Pacers on Wednesday, April 12, 2017. The opening line for this game has Indiana as 7 point favorites.
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The Hawks come into this game with an overall record of 42-38. They are 2nd in the Southeast Division. They currently have a point differential of -1.0 as they are averaging 103.4 points per game while giving up 104.4 per contest. The Pacers have an overall record of 41-40. They currently are 3rd in the Central Division. They are averaging 105.1 points per game and surrendering 105.6, good for a point differential of -0.5.
Valuable Atlanta Hawks Betting Trends
The Atlanta Hawks are 38-42-0 against the spread
The Atlanta Hawks are 32-47-1 against the over/under
Important Indiana Pacers Betting Trends
The Indiana Pacers are 38-43-0 against the spread
The Indiana Pacers are 41-40-0 against the over/under
Key Atlanta Hawks Injuries
04/09/17 F Thabo Sefolosha Groin "?" Tuesday vs. Charlotte
Key Indiana Pacers Injuries
04/10/17 PG Aaron Brooks Knee injured last game, "?" Wednesday vs. Atlanta
04/10/17 C Al Jefferson Ankle "?" Wednesday vs. Atlanta
03/24/17 G Glenn Robinson III Calf out indefinitely
Dennis Schroder comes into this game averaging 18 points per contest while playing 31.5 minutes per night so far this year for the Hawks. He pulls down 3.1 rebounds per contest and dishes out 6.3 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 45% while his free throw percentage is currently at 85%. Dwight Howard averages 13.5 points per game in 29.8 minutes per contest this season. He averages 1.4 assists per contest and 12.7 rebounds per game for Atlanta. His field goal percentage is 63% for the year while his free throw percentage is 53%.
Jeff Teague averages 15.2 points per game while playing 32.4 minutes per contest this year for the Pacers. He grabs 4.1 rebounds per game and has 7.8 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 44% and his free throw percentage currently is at 87%. Paul George averages 23.6 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 35.8 minutes per contest. He also averages 6.5 rebounds per contest and 3.4 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 46% and his free throw percentage is 90%.
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Useful Team Statistics
Atlanta averages 103.4 points per contest this season which ranks them 21st in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is -0.99 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team which has them ranked 19th. Behind the arc they shoot 34% which is good for 23rd in the league. They average 44.4 rebounds per game and 23.6 assists per game which ranks them 7th and 9th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 3rd with 15.7 per game. The Hawks allow 104.4 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 10th in the league. They also allow a 45% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the arc ranking them 5th and 16th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 44 rebounds a game which ranks 17th and they give up 23.5 assists per contest which puts them in 20th place in the league. They force 15.5 turnovers per game which ranks them 29th in the league.
Useful Team Statistics
Indiana averages 105.1 points per game this year which ranks them 16th in the league. Their average scoring margin is -0.44 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a team which has them sitting in the 9th spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 38% which is good for 4th in the NBA. They average 42 rebounds per game and 22.5 assists per contest which ranks them 26th and 15th respectively. In the turnover department the Pacers rank 14th with 13.8 per game. The Pacers allow 105.6 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 15th in the league. They also allow a 45% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the arc ranking them 10th and 11th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 44.4 rebounds a game which ranks 23rd and they give up 22.4 assists per contest which puts them in 11th place in the league. The Pacers force 14.9 turnovers per game which ranks them 24th in the NBA.
The Hawks have an offensive rating of 104.9 and a defensive rating of 105.9. In terms of pace they average 97.5 possessions per 48 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 50%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 54% and they shoot 3 pointers on 31% of their shots. Atlanta turns the ball over an average of 14.1 times per 100 possessions and they force 13.8 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 51%.
The Pacers rating on offense is 108.5 and they have a defensive rating of 109. They get 96 possessions per 48 minutes and they have an effective field goal percentage of 52%. As a unit they have a true shooting percentage of 56% and they attempt 3 pointers on 27% of their shot attempts. Indiana turns the ball over on 12.8 out of every 100 possessions and their opponents average 13.5 turnovers per 100 possessions. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the year is 51%.
Who will win tonight's Hawks/Pacers NBA game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Atlanta +7
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