Can the Hawks win in Detroit?
The Atlanta Hawks are a road dog tonight when they face the Detroit Pistons at 7:30PM ET. Can Atlanta pick up the win on the road?
According to oddsmakers at BetDSI, the Pistons are a slim favorite at home, as they are getting odds of -1 point against the Hawks. The over/under total for the contest has been set at 197.5 points.
Detroit is 34-33 overall, 19-11 at home and 34-32-1 against the spread. Atlanta is 38-29 overall, 17-17 on the road and 34-32-1 against the spread. These two have split the season series thus far. Atlanta had a 107-100 win at home on Dec. 23 while the Pistons had a 106-94 win in Atlanta on Oct. 27.
Atlanta has won five of its last six games and have covered the spread in seven of their last nine. The Pistons have lost four of their last seven, going 3-4 against the spread in those games. Detroit has been good at home this season, but they are just 1-9 against the spread in their last 10 games when playing on 1 day of rest. The Hawks are also 5-1 against the spread in their last 6 road games. Atlanta should be able to win this game straight up on the road, so jump on the small spread.
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