Atlanta Hawks at Charlotte Hornets NBA Picks & Predictions 11/28/2018
Wednesday, November 28, 2018
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The Atlanta Hawks travel to Spectrum Center to play the Charlotte Hornets on Wednesday, November 28, 2018. The opening line for this matchup has Charlotte as 12 point favorites.
The Hawks have a record of 4-16. They are 5th in the Southeast Division. They have a point differential of -10.9 as they average 107.7 points per game while giving up 118.6 per contest. The Hornets have an overall mark of 10-10. They currently are 1st in the Southeast Division. They total 115.2 points per contest and give up 110.8, which is a point differential of 4.5.
Valuable Atlanta Hawks Betting Trends
The Atlanta Hawks are 8-12-0 against the spread
The Atlanta Hawks are 11-9-0 against the over/under
Important Charlotte Hornets Betting Trends
The Charlotte Hornets are 12-7-0 against the spread
The Charlotte Hornets are 10-9-0 against the over/under
Key Atlanta Hawks Injuries
11/25/18 SF Alex Poythress Ankle is questionable Tuesday vs Miami
Key Charlotte Hornets Injuries
11/26/18 C Bismack Biyombo Undisclosed missed last game, is questionable
Trae Young comes into this contest averaging 15.7 points per game while playing 29.2 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 2.9 rebounds per game and dishes out 7.7 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 38% while his free throw percentage currently sits at 83%. Kent Bazemore averages 13.4 points per game in 26.3 minutes per contest this season. He averages 2.0 assists per contest and 4.1 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 48% for the year while his free throw percentage is 77%.
Kemba Walker averages 27.9 points per game while playing 35.1 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 4.3 rebounds per game and has 6.5 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 45% and his free throw percentage is at 86%. Jeremy Lamb averages 14.6 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 27.4 minutes per contest. He also averages 5.4 rebounds per contest and 2.0 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 45% and his free throw percentage is 90%.
Useful Team Statistics
Atlanta averages 107.7 points per contest this season, which ranks them 22nd in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is -10.9 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team, which has them ranked 23rd. Behind the arc they shoot 32% which is good for 28th in the league. They average 43.4 rebounds per game and 24.7 assists per game, which ranks them 22nd and 9th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 1st with 17.3 per game. The Hawks allow 118.6 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 30th in the league. They also allow a 47% shooting percentage and a 38% average from behind the arc, ranking them 21st and 30th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 48.6 rebounds a game which ranks 28th and they give up 27.6 assists per contest, which puts them in 30th place in the league. They force 16.3 turnovers per game which ranks them 29th in the league.
Useful Team Statistics
Charlotte is 6th in the league with 115.2 points per game this year. They are 12th in the league in shooting at 46%, while their average scoring margin is 4.5. They shoot 37% from 3-point range, which is good for 7th in the NBA. They are 19th in the league in rebounding with 44.4 boards per game, and 8th in assists per contest with 24.8. The Hornets are 29th in turnovers per game with 12.1. The Hornets surrender 110.8 points per contest, which ranks them 16th in the NBA. Their defense allows a 46% shooting percentage and a 34% average from 3-point range, ranking them 16th and 10th in those defensive statistics. They rank 22nd with 24.5 assists allowed per contest and 18th with 45.7 rebounds surrendered per game. The Hornets are 20th in the NBA in forcing turnovers with 14.8 per game.
The Hawks are 29th in the league in defensive rating with 112.8, and their offensive rating of 102.4 is ranked 23rd. They are 1st in the NBA in pace with 105.1 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 51% is 22nd. As a unit they are 23rd in the league in true shooting percentage with 54% and they shoot 3-pointers on 40% of their shot attempts, ranking 3rd in the NBA. Atlanta is 2nd in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.8 times per 100 possessions while forcing 13.7 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 54%, which is 5th in the NBA.
Charlotte is 29th in the league in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 10.7 times per 100 possessions while forcing 13 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 52%, which is 14th in the NBA. The Hornets are 4th in the league in defensive rating with 109.7, and their offensive rating of 114.1 is ranked 13th. They are 14th in the NBA in pace with 99.9 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 53% is 8th. As a unit they are 8th in the league in true shooting percentage with 57% and they shoot 3-pointers on 38% of their shot attempts, ranking 8th in the NBA.
Who will win tonight's Hawks/Hornets NBA game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Charlotte -12
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