Wednesday, January 13, 2016
Time Warner Cable Arena
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The Atlanta Hawks travel to Time Warner Cable Arena to play the Charlotte Hornets on Wednesday, January 13, 2016. The opening line for this game has Atlanta as 1.5 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 205.
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The Hawks come into this game with an overall record of 23-15 and a road record of 10-8. They are 1st in the Southeast Division. They currently have a point differential of 2.3 as they are averaging 102.9 points per game while giving up 100.6 per contest. The Hornets have an overall record of 17-20 and a home record of 13-7. They currently are 5th in the Southeast Division. They are averaging 101.1 points per game and surrendering 100.5, good for a point differential of 0.6.
Jeff Teague comes into this contest averaging 15.2 points per game while playing 29 minutes per night so far this season for the Hawks. He pulls down 2.6 rebounds per game and dishes out 5.6 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 42% while his free throw percentage is currently at 85%. Paul Millsap averages 18.3 points per game in 33.2 minutes per contest this season. He averages 3.4 assists per contest and 8.7 rebounds per game for Atlanta. His field goal percentage is 48% for the year while his free throw percentage is 78%.
Kemba Walker averages 19 points per game while playing 35.5 minutes per contest this year for the Hornets. He grabs 4.2 rebounds per game and has 4.9 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 43% and his free throw percentage currently is at 85%. Nicolas Batum averages 16 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 34.9 minutes per contest. He also averages 6.5 rebounds per contest and 5.2 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 42% and his free throw percentage is 85%.
Atlanta averages 102.9 points per contest this season which ranks them 7th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is 2.3 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team which has them ranked 6th. Behind the arc they shoot 35% which is good for 19th in the league. They average 47.3 rebounds per game and 25.5 assists per game which ranks them 30th and 3rd in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 16th with 14.7 per game. The Hawks allow 100.6 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 14th in the league. They also allow a 45% shooting percentage and a 37% average from behind the arc ranking them 17th and 25th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 53.1 rebounds a game which ranks 23rd and they give up 22.2 assists per contest which puts them in 18th place in the league. They force 16.9 turnovers per game which ranks them 3rd in the league.
Charlotte averages 101.1 points per game this year which ranks them 18th in the league. Their average scoring margin is 0.6 and their shooting percentage is 43% as a team which has them sitting in the 25th spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 35% which is good for 18th in the NBA. They average 52.3 rebounds per game and 21.1 assists per contest which ranks them 14th and 19th respectively. In the turnover department the Hornets rank 1st with 12.9 per game. The Hornets allow 100.5 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 13th in the league. They also allow a 44% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the arc ranking them 13th and 21st in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 52.8 rebounds a game which ranks 20th and they give up 23.4 assists per contest which puts them in 25th place in the league. The Hornets force 13.8 turnovers per game which ranks them 23rd in the NBA.
Atlanta Hawks Betting Trends
The Atlanta Hawks are 18-18-2 against the spread
The Atlanta Hawks are 21-17-0 against the over/under
Charlotte Hornets Betting Trends
The Charlotte Hornets are 16-20-1 against the spread
The Charlotte Hornets are 17-19-1 against the over/under
Atlanta Hawks Injuries
01/09/16 G Thabo Sefolosha Wrist "?" Wednesday vs. Charlotte
Charlotte Hornets Injuries
12/30/15 C Al Jefferson Knee out indefinitely
11/05/15 F Michael Kidd-Gilchrist Shoulder out for season
Tony's Pick: Take Atlanta
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