Will Pistons stay hot vs. Hawks?
Can the Detroit Pistons add to their winning streak tonight when they host the Atlanta Hawks at 7:30PM ET?
According to oddsmakers at BetDSI, the Pistons are a slim favorite at home tonight, as they are getting odds of -1 point against the Hawks. The over/under total for the contest is listed at 203.5 points.
Detroit is 39-34 on the season, 24-12 at home and 37-34-2 against the spread. Atlanta is 43-30 overall, 19-17 on the road and 39-33-1 against the spread. Atlanta has won and covered the spread in two of the three meetings this season. The Hawks have also covered in five of the last seven in this series.
The Pistons are on a five-game win streak right now, all at home. Detroit is 3-1-1 against the spread in this win streak. The Hawks have also been hot, winning seven of their last eight while going 6-2 against the spread in that stretch. The Pistons continue to face more urgency than the Hawks do right now. Detroit is tied with the Pacers for the final two spots in the East, 2 games ahead of Chicago. Atlanta is currently in the third in the East and six games away from being in the second seed. While the Hawks are battling for a division title, the Pistons have a tough stretch of games to come after this home stand, so they know the importance of winning right now in these situations. They are also surprisingly 7-0 ATS in their last 7 on no rest, so look for Detroit to come out strong tonight.
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