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Atlanta Hawks versus San Antonio Spurs Pick Prediction NBA Pro Basketball Odds Preview 1-19-2013

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The 31-11 San Antonio Spurs will travel to face the 22-17 Atlanta Hawks in an NBA pro basketball game on Saturday night. Tip off time from Atlanta is scheduled for 7PM Eastern Time with national television coverage provided by the NBA League Pass Channel.

The NBA odds in this game has the road team San Antonio Spurs favored by -4 points with an over under line of 199 ½ points. There has been no movement in the betting line since the spread and total opened up a few hours ago.

The teams met back on January 25th and it was the Spurs with the 105-83 home win as a -4 ½ point betting favorite. The total came in at under 189 points.

San Antonio is 13-9 on the road this season. The team is winners of three straight games after a 95-88 home win last night against the Golden St Warriors as a -11 ½ point betting favorite. The total landed under 202 points. The Spurs limited the Warriors to less than 43% shooting from the floor. Tim Duncan led the club with 24 points and ten rebounds on 9 of 16 shooting. With the Spurs on a back to back it’s important to look at minutes played. Tony parker played nearly 37 minutes and Duncan nearly 32 minutes. The Spurs is ranked in the top three in the league in points scored and field goal percentage.

The Hawks are 13-6 on their home court. They have lost seven of their past nine games following a 94-89 road defeat to the Brooklyn Nets as a +6 ½ point underdog. The total came under 190 points. Atlanta has been held to under 100 points in seven of their past ten games. The Hawks were held to just 15 fourth quarter points in the loss. They shot under 44% from the floor. There was a huge free throw discrepancy in the game as the Hawks went to the line 14 times and the Nets attempted 38 free throws. Atlanta is the sixth rated scoring defense in the NBA by allowing just 95 points a game.