The New Orleans Pelicans will take on the Atlanta Hawks at 6 p.m. ET on Sunday at State Farm Arena. Atlanta is 35-35 overall and 23-13 at home, while the Pelicans are 29-41 overall and 13-21 on the road. The Hawks have dominated this series in recent years, winning eight of the last 10 meetings against New Orleans.
Atlanta is favored by 3.5-points in the latest Hawks vs. Pelicans odds from Caesars Sportsbook, and the over-under is set at 233. Before entering any Pelicans vs. Hawks picks, you’ll want to see the NBA predictions from the proven computer model at SportsLine.
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- Hawks vs. Pelicans spread: Hawks -3.5
- Hawks vs. Pelicans over-under: 233 points
What you need to know about the Hawks
While not quite a landslide, the matchup between Atlanta and the Memphis Grizzlies this past Friday was still a pretty decisive one as Atlanta wrapped it up with a 120-105 win at home. Shooting guard Bogdan Bogdanovic was the offensive standout of the contest for Atlanta, shooting 5-for-6 from beyond the arc and finishing with 30 points. For the season, Bogdanovic is averaging 14.2 points, 4.0 rebounds and 3.2 assists per game.
The Hawks are 7-0 in their last seven games at home. However, Atlanta is just 1-7 against the spread in its last eight games overall.
What you need to know about the Pelicans
Meanwhile, the sound you heard this past Friday was the absolute smackdown New Orleans laid on the San Antonio Spurs. The game was pretty much decided by the half, when the score had already reached 64-33. The top scorers for the Pelicans were shooting guard CJ McCollum (20 points) and small forward Naji Marshall (18 points).
New Orleans has lost each of its last six games against the Hawks, but the Pelicans will be confident they can keep it close on Sunday. That’s because New Orleans is 9-2 against the spread in its last 11 games on the road.
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