From the NBA on Wednesday January 8th the Indiana Pacers will hit the road in a difficult spot to battle the Atlanta Hawks from pro basketball action. The Pacers and Hawks will get things started from Atlanta at 7:30PM Eastern Time and you can watch this game over the NBA League Pass Channel. Check the NBA pro basketball odds at Bovada sportsbook.
The NBA odds from this contest have the road side Indiana Pacers favored by -4 ½ points with a total lined at 186 ½ points. Those who play on the Indiana Pacers on the money line will lay -185 odds with the return on Atlanta Hawks at +160 odds on the money line.
The Atlanta Hawks have a respectable home record this season at 12-5 straight up. They have won four of five straight up over the Pacers in their past five meetings. The game is attractive because Atlanta catches the Pacers in a bad spot. Indiana will be playing the back end of a back to back on the road and will also be playing their fourth game in five nights. Atlanta will kick off a two game home stand off two losses on the road. But prior to that at home they covered as a underdog to the Golden St Warriors. They then have home wins to Charlotte, Utah and Sacramento. We have a team here in the Hawks who sit eighth best in the NBA in shooting the basketball and are seventh best from the three point line. They average nearly 46% shooting from the field and hit on 37% from three point line. Paul Millsap is averaging over 17 points and game and he pulls down nearly 9 boards per contest. Jeff Teague is contributing with 17 a game and dishing out eight assists. The have some guys on their bench who contribute as well. A big benefit in this spot is you have a team in Atlanta who will be coming off a day of rest so they will have the energy advantage against a Pacers team who are playing a difficult scheduling situation on Wednesday. Indiana failed to cover in their past two back to back spots at Cleveland winning by only three points and suffering an outright defeat at Toronto.
With our NBA Pro Basketball pick for Wednesday we will play on the Atlanta Hawks +4 ½ points against the Indiana Pacers at the best sportsbooks online.