Indiana Pacers vs Atlanta Hawks 4/18/2021 Spread Picks and Previews
Posted by: Hilbert Mayer
Indiana Pacers vs Atlanta Hawks 4/18/2021 – Both teams that are facing in this matchup came from tough losses and are still jockin for the best position in the playoffs. The Indiana Pacers travel on the road to battle with the Atlanta Hawks this Sunday, April 18 at the State Farm Arena in Atlanta, Georgia. This game begins early at 1:00 p.m. Eastern Time and it will be shown on television through Bally Sports SE-ATL and Bally Sports Indiana. NBA League Pass will be the best way to watch the games through an online live stream. The Indiana Pacers are coming in this game as the underdogs in NBA odds against the Atlanta Hawks.
Indiana Pacers vs Atlanta Hawks 4/18/2021
Indiana Pacers vs Atlanta Hawks 4/18/2021 Betting Odds
Indiana Pacers Betting
The Indiana Pacers have lost two of their last three games after their three-game winning streak. That puts them in 9th place with their record at 26-29 and just a game behind the slumping Charlotte Hornets. Their last opponents were the Utah Jazz and they fought valiantly losing by eight points, 111-119. Caris LeVert has proved to be a great pickup for the team as he led the charge with 24 points, seven rebounds and three triples. Domantas Sabonis also had a strong night with 22 points, 15 rebounds and seven assists. Malcolm Brogdon had a rough shooting night but finished with 16 points, six rebounds and four assists.
Players to watch: M. Brogdon PG 49 GP 49 GS 35.1 MIN 21.2 PTS 1.1 OR 3.9 DR 5 REB 5.9 AST 1 STL 0.2 BLK 2 TO 2 PF 3 AST/TO 18.12 PER
D. Sabonis PF 9 GP 9 GS 33.3 MIN 20 PTS 0.1 OR 5.6 DR 5.7 REB 4.2 AST 1.7 STL 0.2 BLK 2 TO 2.6 PF 2.1 AST/TO 15.82 PER
C. LeVert SG 52 GP 52 GS 35.8 MIN 19.9 PTS 2.6 OR 9 DR 11.6 REB 6 AST 1.1 STL 0.6 BLK 3.3 TO 3.4 PF 1.8 AST/TO 19.8 PER.
Atlanta Hawks Betting
The Atlanta Hawks find themselves battling for position against the Boston Celtics and New York Knicks for the 4th to 6th best record in the NBA Eastern Conference standings. They are currently sixth with their record at 30-26. Their three-game winning streak was snapped after a tough battle with the Milwaukee Bucks during their last game, 109-120. Bogdan Bogdanovic continues to have a breakout performance as he is leading the team in scoring for the past games. He had 28 points along with seven assists and six rebounds while Solomon Hill followed through with 18.
Players to Watch: T. Young PG 51 GP 51 GS 34.3 MIN 25.2 PTS 0.6 OR 3.3 DR 3.9 REB 9.5 AST 0.8 STL 0.2 BLK 4.3 TO 1.9 PF 2.2 AST/TO 22.05 PER
J. Collins PF 47 GP 47 GS 30.3 MIN 18.2 PTS 2.1 OR 5.7 DR 7.8 REB 1.4 AST 0.5 STL 1 BLK 1.2 TO 3.2 PF 1.1 AST/TO 20.81 PER
D. Hunter SF 20 GP 18 GS 31.3 MIN 16 PTS 0.8 OR 4.3 DR 5.1 REB 2.1 AST 0.9 STL 0.5 BLK 1.4 TO 2.7 PF 1.6 AST/TO 16.57 PER.
Indiana Pacers vs Atlanta Hawks 4/18/2021 Betting Numbers
Indiana are 4-2 ATS in their last 6 games.
Atlanta are 7-2 ATS in their last 9 games.
Jakarr Sampson SF Back is “?” Sunday vs Atlanta
Danilo Gallinari SF Foot is downgraded to OUT Sunday vs Indiana
Indiana Pacers vs Atlanta Hawks Betting Picks
The Atlanta Hawks are just too deep for the Indiana Pacers to handle. Trae Young and Clint Capela continue to be the anchors but other players have stepped up. Having the home court advantage helps them be the best bet in the sportsbook against the Pacers.
Moneyline: The ML given to the Pacers in this matchup is set at +150 if they win while the Hawks are -182.
ATS: It is 4.5 points on the ATS for this matchup with the Hawks owning the -4.5 while the Pacers are on the other side with +4.5.
TOTALs: It is a total of 238 for both teams to reach with the Pacers going over and the Hawks are under.
Score Prediction: 123 – 116, Hawks