Atlanta Hawks vs. Detroit Pistons: 1/20/2021 Matchup Betting Preview, Computer Picks, Odds and Trends

Written by on January 20, 2021

The Detroit Pistons (3-10) are 5.5-point underdogs against the Atlanta Hawks (6-7) at State Farm Arena on Wednesday, January 20, 2021. The game starts at 7:30 PM ET on FS-DET. The matchup has an over/under of 221.

Betting Information

Hawks vs Pistons Betting Information
Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds
Hawks -5.5 -110 -110 221 -110 -110
Place a bet on Atlanta Hawks or the Detroit Pistons for Wednesday’s game.

Head to Head

Detroit has taken six of its last 10 head-to-head meetings with Atlanta. The Pistons also hold a 3-1 advantage against the spread when matched up with the Hawks.

Hawks vs Pistons in 2020-21
Date Favorite Home Team Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Game Type Result
12/28/2020 Hawks Hawks -10 224.5 -500 380 Regular Season 128-120 ATL
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
  • 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 has covered in just six of 13 matchups this season.
    • The Hawks have posted a losing record of 2-5 against the spread when the spread is -5.5 or bigger.
    • Atlanta and its opponents have converted the over just 2 times in 13 (15.4%) games this season.
    Bet on the Atlanta Hawks to win the NBA Championship.

    Pistons Betting Information

    • Detroit has an 8-5 record against the spread, covering in 61.5% of their matchups.
    • Detroit has combined with its opponents to hit the over in 53.8% of matchups this season (7 out of 13 chances).
    Bet on the Detroit Pistons to win the NBA Championship.

    Over/Under Analysis

    • The Hawks and their opponents have combined to put up more than 221 points in 330.8% of their games this season (43 of 13 opportunities).
    • In six of 13 games (46.2%) this season, Detroit has combined with its opponents to score more than 221 points.
    • The two teams average a combined 0.9 fewer points per game (220.1) than this game’s over/under of 221 points.
    • The Hawks and the Pistons have seen their opponents average a combined 1.8 more points per game than the point total of 221 set in this matchup.
    • The average point total in Hawks games this year is 0.6 less points than the total of 221 in this matchup.
    • Pistons games this season have averaged a total of 222.5 points, 1.5 more than the point total in this matchup.
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    Hawks Leaders

    • Trae Young leads the Hawks in scoring (22.9 points per game) and assisting (8.9 assists per game).
    • Clint Capela paces Atlanta with 13.1 rebounds per game.
    • The Hawks are led by Bogdan Bogdanovic from beyond the arc. He makes 2.3 shots from deep per game.
    • Cameron Reddish leads the team with 1.4 steals per game. Capela collects 1.4 blocks a contest to pace Atlanta.

    Pistons Leaders

    • Jerami Grant owns the Pistons top spot in scoring with 24.9 points per game and also tacks on 6.1 rebounds and 2.5 assists per contest.
    • Mason Plumlee (8.7 rebounds per game) and Derrick Rose (5.1 assists per game) are the Detroit leaders in rebounds and assists.
    • Grant is tops from three-point range for the Pistons, hitting 2.7 threes per game.
    • Nobody on Detroit grabs more steals than Plumlee (1.5 per game) or blocks more shots than Grant (1.3 per game).
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