Atlanta Hawks vs. New Orleans Pelicans NBA Pick Prediction 10/27/2021 by Tony T.
Hawks at Pelicans—New Orleans dealing with major injuries. Zion is out with a foot injury and Josh Hart has missed the past three games with a quad injury and questionable. Looks like starting five for Atlanta are healthy. Defense has been strong for the Hawks holding opponents to 39.6% along with 27.9% from beyond the arc. They sit third in defensive efficiency holding opponents to 96.1 points per 100 possessions. Suffering through key injuries the Pelicans have lost three of four. They are hitting only 42.4% from the floor while allowing 38.3% from three. They are 27th in offensive efficiency with 99.3 points per 100 possessions. Ball handling has been atrocious for the Pelicans with 19.1 turnovers per 100 possessions. Play Atlanta -6.