Atlanta Hawks vs Charlotte Hornets NBA Betting Prediction

NBA Atlanta Hawks vs Charlotte Hornets Prediction 2/14/2024

The Atlanta Hawks (24-30) travel to face off against the Charlotte Hornets (12-41) on Wednesday, February 14th. This game will be played at Spectrum Center in Charlotte and televised on BSSE. The Hornets are coming off a win in their previous game, while the Hawks are looking to get back on track from a loss to the Pacers. Tip-off is set for 7:00 ET.

Hawks vs Hornets

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The Hawks Look To Bounce Back From A Loss

Bogdan Bogdanovic led Atlanta with 28 points against the Bulls, the highest on the team. He finished with a field goal percentage of 46.8% in the game. De’Andre Hunter contributed 23 points, but Atlanta lost the game 136-126.

In hopes of defeating the Hornets, the Hawks are looking to improve their sub-.500 record of 24-30. Across all their games, the Hawks are 13-15 at home and 11-15 on the road.

Atlanta has an overall ATS record of 17-37 for the season so far. This season, Atlanta has a 9-20 record against the spread when they are favored, and they are 8-17 when playing as underdogs.

The Hornets Are Coming Off A Win

The Hornets picked up a win over the Pacers in their latest game, finishing with a score of 111-102. Before the game, the Hornets were the underdogs with a +10 point advantage, securing both a straight-up and ATS victory. Concerning the over/under, the total of 213 points remained below the established over/under line of 239.5.

As they prepare to face the Hawks, the Hornets are 12-41 overall this season. In home games, they are 7-21 compared to 5-20 on the road.

Charlotte arrives with an ATS record of 19-32 for the season up to this point. The Hornets have a two game ATS win streak as underdogs, and they hold a 0-4 record against the spread when they are the favorites.

Hawks Offense Breakdown

The Hawks step onto the court for today’s game as one of the NBA’s top-scoring squads, putting up 121.7 points per game (3rd).

When it comes to scoring, the Hawks are one of the most prolific teams in the NBA, averaging 121.7 points per game (3rd). However, the Hawks have been slightly better at home (124.1 PPG, 2nd) compared to on the road (119.2 PPG, 4th).

So far this season, Atlanta has outscored the NBA scoring average in 64.8% of their games. In terms of field goal percentage, the Hawks are 23rd in the league at 46%.

When it comes to three-point shooting, Atlanta is 7th in the NBA in made threes per game (13.8). Overall, they are shooting 36% from beyond the arc (17th).

Hornets Offense Breakdown

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The Hornets come into today’s game as the 28th ranked scoring offense at 108.4 points per game.

At home, the Hornets are averaging 108.8 points per game, which is 29th in the NBA. Overall, they are 28th in scoring at 108.4 points per game. In terms of pace, they are 21st in the league.

Charlotte’s offense is 28th in field goal percentage at 46%. They are also 28th in true shooting percentage. When it comes to three-point shooting, the Hornets are making 11.9 threes per game (22nd) at a 36% clip (21st).

So far, the Hornets have outscored the NBA scoring average in 35.8% of their games. When it comes to assists, they are 26th in the league. In terms of offensive rebounding, they are 20th.

Hawks Team Defense

The Hawks’ defense is presently ranked 30th in the league, allowing an average of 123.9 points per contest. In the terms of takeaways, Hawks are causing 12.7 turnovers per game, ranking 14th in the league. They also enter the matchup ranked 24th in rejections, averaging 4.5 blocked shots each game.

Hornets Team Defense

The Hornets’ defense is presently ranked 24th in the league, allowing an average of 119.8 points per contest. Charlotte’s defense is currently forcing 13.1 turnovers per game, which is 19th in the league. Additionally, they enter the game ranked 22nd in blocked shots, with an average of 4.7 rejections per game.

Key Players For The Hawks And Hornets

Our game forecasts for today suggest that Trae Young is set to be the main scorer for the Hawks, recording 27 points and shooting 8/20 from the field. During this season, he is delivering an average of 27 points per game, along with 2.8 rebounds.

On the opposing side, we anticipate Miles Bridges to be the top scorer for the Hornets. Our projection has him finishing the game with 21, and he is expected to secure 7 rebounds. This season, he is shooting at a field goal percentage of 46.5%, and his scoring average is 21.6 points per game.

Hawks vs Hornets Trends

  • In their last five road games, Atlanta has averaged 114 points per game while allowing 122. The team’s record in this stretch was 2-3 while going 3-2.
  • When looking at their past three home matchups, Charlotte has an ATS record of 0-3 while averaging 98 per game. The team went 0-3 overall in these games.
  • Through their last three games as the underdog, the Hornets have an ATS record of 2-1 and a straight up mark of 2-1.
  • Spanning across their last ten games as the betting favorite, the Hawks have gone 5-5 vs the spread. Their overall record in these games was 7-3.

Hawks vs Hornets Prediction

Our bet is on the Hawks for a win, and we project the score to be 114-85. Additionally, we expect them to cover the spread, so our recommendation is to wager on the Hawks with the spread at -6.

As for the over/under, the the line is currently at 238, and our model projects the Hawks and Hornets to reach a combined total of 199 points. Our bet is on taking the under.

All odds are courtesy of Action247 Sportsbook. Good luck!!

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