Charlotte Hornets at Atlanta Hawks NBA Betting Tips 2/9/2019
Saturday, February 9, 2019
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The Charlotte Hornets travel to Philips Arena to play the Atlanta Hawks on Saturday, February 9, 2019. The opening line for this matchup has Charlotte as 2 point favorites.
The Hornets have a record of 26-28. They are 1st in the Southeast Division. They have a point differential of 0.2 as they average 111.2 points per game while giving up 111.1 per contest. The Hawks have an overall mark of 18-36. They currently are 5th in the Southeast Division. They total 110.7 points per contest and give up 118.2, which is a point differential of -7.4.
Valuable Charlotte Hornets Betting Trends
The Charlotte Hornets are 26-27-1 against the spread
The Charlotte Hornets are 29-25-0 against the over/under
Important Atlanta Hawks Betting Trends
The Atlanta Hawks are 24-29-0 against the spread
The Atlanta Hawks are 30-22-0 against the over/under
Key Charlotte Hornets Injuries
02/06/19 PG Tony Parker Back is questionable Saturday vs Atlanta
Key Atlanta Hawks Injuries
No key injuries to report
Jeremy Lamb comes into this contest averaging 14.9 points per game while playing 28.5 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 5.5 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.9 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 44% while his free throw percentage currently sits at 86%. Kemba Walker averages 24.8 points per game in 34.4 minutes per contest this season. He averages 5.7 assists per contest and 4.4 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 43% for the year while his free throw percentage is 83%.
John Collins averages 19.4 points per game while playing 29.7 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 10.0 rebounds per game and has 2.2 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 58% and his free throw percentage is at 74%. Trae Young averages 16.8 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 30.0 minutes per contest. He also averages 3.2 rebounds per contest and 7.4 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 41% and his free throw percentage is 80%.
Useful Team Statistics
Charlotte averages 111.2 points per contest this season, which ranks them 18th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is 0.2 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team, which has them ranked 19th. Behind the arc they shoot 36% which is good for 12th in the league. They average 44.4 rebounds per game and 23.3 assists per game, which ranks them 20th and 22nd in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 29th with 12.6 per game. The Hornets allow 111.1 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 15th in the league. They also allow a 47% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc, ranking them 21st and 13th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 45.8 rebounds a game which ranks 23rd and they give up 25.6 assists per contest, which puts them in 25th place in the league. They force 13.7 turnovers per game which ranks them 12th in the league.
Useful Team Statistics
Atlanta is 19th in the league with 110.7 points per game this year. They are 18th in the league in shooting at 45%, while their average scoring margin is -7.4. They shoot 34% from 3-point range, which is good for 24th in the NBA. They are 13th in the league in rebounding with 45.4 boards per game, and 10th in assists per contest with 25.5. The Hawks are 1st in turnovers per game with 18.5. The Hawks surrender 118.2 points per contest, which ranks them 30th in the NBA. Their defense allows a 48% shooting percentage and a 36% average from 3-point range, ranking them 27th and 19th in those defensive statistics. They rank 30th with 27.6 assists allowed per contest and 18th with 45.0 rebounds surrendered per game. The Hawks are 24th in the NBA in forcing turnovers with 15.7 per game.
The Hornets are 12th in the league in defensive rating with 110.8, and their offensive rating of 111 is ranked 18th. They are 20th in the NBA in pace with 99.3 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 52% is 21st. As a unit they are 17th in the league in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 37% of their shot attempts, ranking 12th in the NBA. Charlotte is 30th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 11.2 times per 100 possessions while forcing 12.2 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 53%, which is 10th in the NBA.
Atlanta is 1st in the NBA in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.6 times per 100 possessions while forcing 13.3 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 54%, which is 4th in the league. The Hawks are 26th in the NBA in offensive rating with 106.2, and their defensive rating of 113.3 is ranked 27th. In terms of pace they are 1st in the league with 104.1 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 52% is 17th. As a team they are 20th in the NBA in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 39% of their shots, ranking 7th in the league.
Who will win tonight's Hornets/Hawks NBA game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Atlanta +2
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