Charlotte Hornets vs Atlanta Hawks NBA Betting Prediction

NBA Charlotte Hornets vs Atlanta Hawks Prediction 4/10/2024

The Charlotte Hornets (19-60) travel to face off against the Atlanta Hawks (36-43) on Wednesday, April 10th. This game will be played at State Farm Arena in Atlanta and televised on BSSE. Both the Hornets and Hawks will be looking to bounce back from losses in their previous games. Tip off is scheduled for 7:30 ET.

Hornets vs Hawks

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The Hornets Look To Bounce Back From A Loss

In the Hornets’ most recent game against the Mavericks, Miles Bridges led the Hornets with 22 points while going 8/15 from the field. Brandon Miller finished 2nd on the team with 21 points, but Charlotte ended the game with a 130-104 loss.

So far this season, the Hornets have gone 19-60 overall and will have to bring their A-game if they want to get a win as they are 11-point underdogs. When playing on the road, the Hornets have a record of 8-30 compared to 11-30 at home.

Charlotte’s ATS record sits below .500 (31-46). During this season, Charlotte has a 1-5 record against the spread as favorites and 30-41 as underdogs.

The Hawks Look To Bounce Back From A Loss

The Hawks’ most recent game versus the Heat saw Dejounte Murray lead the Hawks with 29 points while shooting 12/31 from the field. De’Andre Hunter finished 2nd on the team with 23 points, but Atlanta ended the game with a 117-111 loss.

The Hawks are 36-43 overall this season and are currently looking to get a win against the Hornets. When playing on the road, the Hawks are 15-24 and have a 21-19 record at home.

Atlanta has an overall ATS record of 28-51 as they come into today’s game. During this season, Atlanta has a 15-26 record against the spread as favorites and 13-25 as underdogs.

Hornets Offense Breakdown

This season, the Charlotte offense is ranked 29th in the NBA in scoring at 106.4 points per game.

Heading into the game, the Hornets are one of the worst offensive teams in the league, ranking 29th in scoring at 106.4 points per game. On the road, they are averaging 104.6 points per game.

When it comes to pace, the Hornets are 25th in the league at 96.7 possessions per game. In terms of field goal percentage, they are 26th in the league at 45%.

Charlotte is one of the worst teams at getting to the free-throw line, ranking last in both free throws made and attempted per game. They are also 30th in the league in assists.

Hawks Offense Breakdown

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The Hawks arrive for today’s game as one of the NBA’s top offensive teams, scoring an average of 118.6 points per game (6th).

Coming into tonight’s game, the Hawks are 6th in the NBA in scoring at 118.6 points per game. At home, they are averaging 122.1 points per game, which is 4th in the league.

So far this season, Atlanta has outscored the NBA scoring average in 57% of their games. They are also 5th in the league in pace at 100.2 possessions per game.

When it comes to three-point shooting, the Hawks are 6th in made threes at 13.7 per game. However, they are just 16th in three-point shooting percentage at 36%.

Hornets Team Defense

Currently, the Hornets’ defense holds the 22nd rank in the NBA, allowing 116.8 points per game. Inside the arc, the Hornets defense is giving up a shooting percentage of 58.1% and 37.3% from three-point territory.

Hawks Team Defense

So far, the Hawks defense is giving up 120.3 points per contest, which has them sitting 28th in the NBA. One thing to note, is they have given up more points than their season average in two straight matchups. Inside the arc, the Hawks defense is giving up a shooting percentage of 56.8% and 38.7% from three-point territory.

Key Players For The Hornets And Hawks

In today’s game, we anticipate Miles Bridges leading the scoring for the Hornets, contributing 22 points while shooting 8/18 from the field. For the season, he has been averaging 21.3 points per game, in addition to 7.4 rebounds.

As for Atlanta, Dejounte Murray is projected to be the primary scorer for the Hawks. Our forecast has him finishing the game with 23, and adding 5 rebounds. This season, he has put together a field goal percentage of 45.7%, and he is contributing 22.5 points per game on average.

Hornets vs Hawks Trends

  • When looking at their past five road matchups, Charlotte has an ATS record of 1-4 while averaging 96 per game. The team went 1-4 overall in these games.
  • Through their last ten home games, Atlanta has an ATS record of just 4-6. However, their overall record was 4-6 while averaging 108 points per game.
  • Looking back on the team’s last three games as the underdog, the Hornets have a straight up record of 1-2. Their record vs the spread in these games was 2-1.
  • Atlanta has done well both straight up and vs the spread when favored to win the game, going 3-0 SU and 3-0 ATS in their last three games.

Hornets vs Hawks Prediction

For a point-spread bet in this Hornets vs. Hawks matchup, we’re leaning towards the Hornets at +11. Although our projections show the Hawks winning 111-107, we suggest placing your bet on the Hornets for the point-spread.

As for the total, the line is currently sitting at 220.5 and our model has the Hornets and Hawks finishing with a combined 218 points. Our pick is to take the under.

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