Friday, October 30, 2015
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The Charlotte Hornets travel to Philips Arena to play the Atlanta Hawks on Friday, October 30, 2015. The opening line for this game has Atlanta as 6.5 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 196.
Kemba Walker comes into this contest averaging 19 points per game while playing 35 minutes so far this season for the Hornets. He pulls down 4 rebounds per game and dishes out 4 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 31% while his free throw percentage is currently at 89%. Al Jefferson averages 17 points per game in 22 minutes played this season. He also averages 1 assist per contest and 5 rebounds per game for Charlotte. His field goal percentage is 57% for the year while his free throw percentage is 33%.
Jeff Teague averages 18 points per game while playing 32 minutes per contest this year for the Hawks. He grabs 2 rebounds per game and has 4 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 44% and his free throw percentage currently is at 75%. Paul Millsap averages 19 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 36 minutes per contest. He also averages 8 rebounds per contest and 3 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 47% and his free throw percentage is 75%.
Charlotte averages 94 points per contest this season which ranks them 24th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is -10 and their shooting percentage is 39% as a team which has them ranked 23rd. Behind the arc they shoot 25% which is good for 24th in the league. They average 49 rebounds per game and 16 assists per game which ranks them 22nd and 26th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 3rd with 9 per game. The Hornets allow 104 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 16th in the league. They also allow a 49% shooting percentage and a 60% average from behind the arc ranking them 27th and 30th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 47 rebounds a game which ranks 3rd and they give up 23 assists per contest which puts them in 22nd place in the league. They force 13 turnovers per game which ranks them 21st in the league.
Atlanta averages 94 points per game this year which ranks them 25th in the league. Their average scoring margin is -12 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team which has them sitting in the 13th spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 30% which is good for 20th in the NBA. They average 44 rebounds per game and 22 assists per contest which ranks them 29th and 13th respectively. In the turnover department the Hawks rank 13th with 15 per game. The Hawks allow 106 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 20th in the league. They also allow a 39% shooting percentage and a 41% average from behind the arc ranking them 6th and 23rd in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 69 rebounds a game which ranks 30th and they give up 23 assists per contest which puts them in 20th place in the league. The Hawks force 15 turnovers per game which ranks them 16th in the NBA.
Charlotte Hornets Betting Trends
The Charlotte Hornets are 0-1-0 against the spread
The Charlotte Hornets are 1-0-0 against the over/under
Atlanta Hawks Betting Trends
The Atlanta Hawks are 0-4-0 against the spread
The Atlanta Hawks are 4-0-0 against the over/under
Charlotte Hornets Injuries
10/29/15 G Jeremy Lamb Ankle "?" Friday vs. Atlanta
10/29/15 G Troy Daniels Hamstring doubtful Friday vs. Atlanta
10/28/15 F Michael Kidd-Gilchrist Shoulder out indefinitely
Atlanta Hawks Injuries
10/28/15 G Thabo Sefolosha Ankle expected to miss Thursday vs. New York
10/27/15 F Mike Muscala Ankle expected to miss Thursday vs. New York
Josh's Pick: Take Charlotte
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