Hawks at Pistons 12/23/18 - NBA Picks & Predictions

Game: Detroit Pistons vs Atlanta Hawks
Date & Time: 12/23/2018, 9:00 PM UTC
Latest Odds: DET -9 Total 223.5
TV Channel: FSD

The Sunday night NBA schedule will tip-off with a matinee between the Atlanta Hawks and Detroit Pistons from Little Caesars Arena.

The Hawks have won consecutive games and are rebuilding around rookie PG Trae Young (15.5 ppg). Last time out, Atlanta outscored New York by nine points during the fourth quarter of a 114-107 road victory. The Hawks dominated the glass by a 63-41 margin and shot 47 percent from the field.

Kent Bazemore led seven Atlanta players in double figures with 22 points and six rebounds. Trae Young contributed 15 points and ten assists for the Hawks.
The Detroit Pistons have dropped eight of their last ten games and are still trying to find their way under the leadership of first year head coach Dwane Casey. On Friday, Detroit was outscored in each quarter of a 98-86 road loss against Charlotte. The Pistons were outrebounded 60-48 and shot just 39 percent from the floor.

Detroit F Blake Griffin tallied a team high 23 points to go along with seven rebounds and five assists. Andre Drummond added 17 points and 16 rebounds in a losing effort for the Pistons.

Odds Table

Betting Trends

Hawks are 8-2 ATS in their last 10 games following a straight up win.
Pistons are 6-2 ATS in their last 8 games vs. a team with a losing straight up record.
Under is 22-6 in Hawks last 28 games following a straight up win.
Under is 9-3 in Pistons last 12 overall.
Hawks are 4-1 ATS in the last 5 meetings in Detroit.

Free NBA Pick: Atlanta Hawks +9

Atlanta F John Collins is dealing with a left ankle injury and is listed as questionable for this contest. The Hawks have one of the worst defenses in the league, but the Pistons do not score the ball well enough to take advantage. Look for Atlanta to cover on Sunday. Final Score Prediction, Detroit Pistons win but fall short ATS 113-110.



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