|NBA Pacers vs. Hawks Picks & Predictions for Saturday, December 29, 2012|
|Written by Anthony Rome|
|Saturday, 29 December 2012 16:05|
Pacers vs. Hawks NBA Prediction
ODDS: Oddsmakers from online sports book Bovada.lv have installed the Hawks as 3-point favorites versus the Pacers, while the over/under total is currently sitting at 183.5 points. Indiana enters tonight’s game with a 17-12 overall record and is 8-9 on the road this season, while Atlanta is 18-9 overall and 10-5 at home.
LINE MOVEMENT: The Hawks opened as a 4-point favorite but the spread has been bet down to 3 or 3.5 depending on what sports book you view. As for the total, it went from 184 down to 183.5 or 183 depending on the book.
PUBLIC BETTING: Of the current wagers placed on tonight’s game, 60% of NBA public bettors currently favor the Hawks. This information is subject to change, however, so make sure you click on the link provided to get the most updated public betting numbers.
NBA FREE PICK: Take Atlanta. According to latest NBA trends, the favorite is 17-5 against the spread in the last 22 meetings between these two teams and the home squad is 15-6 against the number in the last 21 meetings. The Pacers, meanwhile, are 3-8 against the spread in their last 11 games versus the Hawks and 1-5 ATS in their last six trips to Atlanta. The Hawks are 6-1-1 against the spread in their last eight Saturday games and 35-17-1 ATS in their last 53 games playing on zero days of rest. Look for Atlanta to win its fourth game in a row and cover the small spread.
2012 NBA FREE PICK: ATLANTA HAWKS -3