Hawks vs. Pistons Prediction: Expert Picks, Odds, Stats & Best Bets - Tuesday, March 21, 2023

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Hawks vs. Pistons Prediction: Expert Picks, Odds, Stats & Best Bets – Tuesday, March 21, 2023

NBA Predictions

The Detroit Pistons (16-56) will need a big game out of leading scorer Jaden Ivey (15.3 ppg) if they want to hang with the favored Atlanta Hawks (35-36). Trae Young and the Hawks are double-digit favorites (-13.5) against the Pistons on March 21, 2023. A point total of 238 is set for the game.

Hawks vs. Pistons Odds

  • Hawks odds to win: -979
  • Pistons odds to win: +633
  • Spread: Hawks (-13.5)
  • Total: 238

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Game Time and Information

  • When: Tuesday, March 21, 2023 at 7:30 PM ET
  • Where: State Farm Arena in Atlanta, Georgia

Who Will Win Hawks vs. Pistons?

Hawks and Pistons Betting Trends, Records Against the Spread

The Pistons are winless against the spread (0-5) when playing as at least 13.5-point underdogs.

These teams average a combined 228.3 points per game, 9.7 fewer points than the over/under of 238 set for this matchup.

Atlanta and Detroit have seen its opponents average a combined 1.9 fewer points per game than the over/under of 238 set in this game.

The Hawks’ average point total in outings this season is 235, three points below the total in this game.

Detroit’s games this season have averaged an over/under of 229.4 points, 8.6 fewer than the point total in this matchup.

So far this season, Atlanta has compiled a 30-39-2 record against the spread.

The Pistons are 31-40-1 against the spread this year.

Hawks Stats & Insights

The Hawks average 117.4 points per game (fifth in the league) while allowing 117.6 per contest (24th in the NBA). They have a -18 scoring differential overall.

The 43.8 rebounds per game the Hawks average rank 11th in the NBA. Their opponents collect 44.7 per outing.

Atlanta connects on 10.7 three-pointers per game (25th in the league), 1.2 fewer than its opponents (11.9).

The Hawks put up 114.6 points per 100 possessions (fifth in the league), while giving up 116.5 points per 100 possessions (28th in the NBA).

The Hawks have scored at a higher clip when playing at home than on the road in the 2022-23 season (117.6 at home versus 117.2 on the road), though they have surrendered fewer points at home than on the road (116.3 opponent points per home game versus 118.9 on the road).

Pistons Stats & Insights

The Pistons put up 110.9 points per game (28th in league) while giving up 118.5 per contest (29th in NBA). They have a -546 scoring differential and have been outscored by 7.6 points per game.

Detroit ranks 21st in the league at 42.6 rebounds per game. That’s 2.2 fewer than the 44.8 its opponents average.

The Pistons make 11.5 three-pointers per game (19th in the league) compared to their opponents’ 11.9. They shoot 35.2% from deep, and their opponents shoot 36.1%.

The Pistons rank 28th in the NBA with 108 points scored per 100 possessions, and 27th defensively with 115.7 points conceded per 100 possessions.

At home Detroit is scoring 112.5 points per game, 3.4 more than it is averaging on the road (109.1).

Hawks Key Players to Watch

The active leader in points and assists for the Hawks this season is Young, who scores 26.7 points and dishes out 10 assists per game.

Clint Capela’s averages this season are 11.9 points, 11 rebounds and 0.9 assists per game.

Young leads active Hawks in three-point shooting, knocking down an average of 2.2 shots per game from beyond the arc.

Young picks up 1.1 takeaways per game, while Onyeka Okongwu compiles 1.2 rejections per contest.

Pistons Key Players to Watch

Ivey has been among the team’s best in both scoring (15.3 points per game) and rebounding (3.9 rebounds per game) while adding 4.9 assists per contest.

Killian Hayes’ per-game averages this season are 9.7 points, 6.2 assists and 2.7 rebounds.

Ivey makes 1.5 treys per game.

The Pistons’ defensive effort gets a lift from Hayes’ 1.4 steals and Marvin Bagley III’s 0.8 blocks per game.

Hawks vs. Pistons Prediction

  • Pick ATS: Pistons (+ 13.5)
  • Pick OU:

    Under (238)

  • Prediction:
    Hawks 122 – Pistons 110

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