Atlanta Hawks vs. Detroit Pistons: 12/28/2020 NBA Betting Preview, Computer Picks, Odds and Trends

Written by on December 28, 2020

Trae Young leads the Atlanta Hawks (2-0) into a matchup with the Detroit Pistons (0-2) after putting up 36 points in a 122-112 win over the Grizzlies. The Pistons are 9-point underdogs in the game on Monday, December 28, 2020, which tips at 7:30 PM ET on FS-DET. The matchup has a point total of 225.

Betting Information

Hawks vs Pistons Betting Information
Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds
Hawks -9 -110 -110 225 -110 -110
Place a bet on Atlanta Hawks or the Detroit Pistons for Monday’s game.

Head to Head

In the last 10 head-to-head matchups, Detroit has a 7-3 record against Atlanta. The Pistons also hold a 2-1 edge against the spread when facing off with the Hawks.

Hawks vs Pistons in 2020-21
Date Favorite Home Team Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Game Type Result
1/18/2020 Pistons Hawks -1 227.5 -115 -104 Regular Season 136-103 DET
11/22/2019 Pistons Pistons -6.5 226.5 -254 207 Regular Season 128-103 DET
10/24/2019 Pistons Pistons -1.5 221.5 -120 101 Regular Season 117-100 ATL
2/22/2019 Hawks Regular Season 125-122 DET
12/23/2018 Pistons Regular Season 98-95 ATL
11/9/2018 Hawks Regular Season 124-109 DET
2/14/2018 Pistons Regular Season 104-98 DET
2/11/2018 Hawks Regular Season 118-115 ATL
12/14/2017 Hawks Regular Season 105-91 DET
11/10/2017 Pistons Regular Season 111-104 DET
  • 1/18/2020 DNP – Hawks: Jabari Parker; Pistons: Luke Kennard, Blake Griffin, Reggie Jackson
  • 11/22/2019 DNP – Hawks: John Collins, Kevin Huerter Pistons: Reggie Jackson
  • 10/24/2019 DNP – Pistons: Blake Griffin
  • Hawks Betting Information

    • Atlanta struggled against the spread, going 29-35-2 last year.
    • Atlanta was reliable for the over last season, combining with opponents to hit the total in 38 of 66 games for a 57.6% rate.
    Bet on the Atlanta Hawks to win the NBA Championship.

    Pistons Betting Information

    • Detroit failed to cover the spread in more than half of its contests, going 27-37-1 ATS.
    • In most of Detroit’s games this season, the teams combined to hit the over (38 out of 65 games, 58.5%).
    Bet on the Detroit Pistons to win the NBA Championship.

    Over/Under Analysis

    • The Hawks and their opponents combined to score more than 225 points in 61.2% of their games last year (41 of 67 opportunities).
    • Detroit and its opponents combined to score at least 225 points in 27 of 66 games (40.9%) last season.
    • The Hawks and the Pistons combined to average six less points per game last year than the total of 225 set for this game.
    • The Hawks and the Pistons saw their opponents average a combined 5.5 more points per game last season than the point total of 225 set in this game.
    • The average point total in Hawks games last season was 6.5 more points than the over/under of 225 in this matchup.
    • The average total in Pistons games last season was seven less points than the point total of 225 for this outing.
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    Hawks Leaders

    • Young scored 29.6 points per game and averaged 9.3 assists per game last season.
    • Clint Capela grabbed 13.8 rebounds per game.
    • Young was prolific from the three-point line a season ago, knocking down 3.4 per game.
    • Kris Dunn averaged 2.0 steals per game. Capela collected 1.8 blocks a game.

    Pistons Leaders

    • Derrick Rose contributed 18.1 points per game last season while also adding 5.6 assists.
    • Mason Plumlee collected 5.2 rebounds per game.
    • Svi Mykhailiuk was prolific from the three-point line a season ago, connecting on 2.1 per game.
    • Delon Wright averaged 1.2 steals per game. Jerami Grant collected 0.8 blocks an outing.
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