Atlanta Hawks vs Charlotte Hornets Prediction, 4/11/2021 NBA Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Atlanta Hawks vs Charlotte Hornets
Date: Sunday, April 11, 2021
Location: Spectrum Center in Charlotte, NC
TV: Bally Sports SE-CHA
Odds/Point Spread: Atlanta (-4)
The Charlotte Hornets (27-24) play the Atlanta Hawks (28-25) at Spectrum Center on Sunday. The spread on this game has Atlanta as 4-point favorites. The total opens at 221.5.
The Atlanta Hawks stepped onto the hardwood against the Chicago Bulls and took home the win by a score of 120-108 in their last contest. Atlanta walked away from the contest having earned a 56.0% FG percentage (47 out of 84) and knocked down 7 of their 27 three-point shots. From the free throw line, the Hawks made 19 of 23 shots for a percentage of 82.6%. When it comes to grabbing rebounds, they compiled a total of 41 with 6 of them being offensive. They also dished out 25 dimes for this contest in addition to forcing the other team into 13 turnovers and earning 7 steals. In relation to defense, Atlanta allowed their opponent to shoot 47.7% from the field on 41 out of 86 shooting. Chicago distributed 25 assists and had 6 steals in this contest. Furthermore, Chicago collected 38 rebounds (8 offensive, 30 defensive) and added 4 blocked shots. Chicago finished 92.9% from the charity stripe by burying 13 of 14 attempts. They also made 13 of their 33 attempts from long range.
Trae Young is someone who was a factor for this game. He notched 42 points on 15 of 25 shooting. He was on the hardwood for 37:56 minutes and snagged 8 boards. Young shot 60.0% from the floor and also earned 9 dimes. Someone else that was a major contributor in this game for the Hawks was Clint Capela. He pulled down 10 rebounds in his 37:05 minutes on the hardwood. He walked away from this one shooting 83.3% from the floor in this contest by going 10-of-12 (22 points). Overall, Capela accounted for 1 assist.
Atlanta heads into this contest with a mark of 28-25 this year. They are turning it over 13.5 times per contest and as a basketball team they commit 19.8 fouls every game. As a team, Atlanta is pulling down 45.4 boards per game and has accounted for 1,287 dimes this season, which is 15th in basketball in terms of passing the ball. The Hawks are shooting 37.1% on three-point attempts (666 of 1,795) and 81.4% from the charity stripe. They are averaging 113.5 points per contest (11th in the league) while going 46.4% from the floor. On defense, the Hawks are forcing 12.5 turnovers on a nightly basis and they draw 20.1 fouls. They are ranked 16th in the league in giving up assists to the opposition with 1,281 surrendered so far this season. The Hawks defensively are allowing and opponent field goal percentage of 46.0% (665 of 1,066) and they relinquish 42.9 rebounds per contest as a basketball team. They give up 34.8% from beyond the arc and they are ranked 13th in the NBA in opponents points per game (111.5).
In their last game, the Charlotte Hornets walked away with a victory by a final of 127-119 against the Milwaukee Bucks. The Hornets were able to snag 36 defensive boards and 13 offensive rebounds totaling 49 for this game. They turned it over 18 times, while earning 4 steals in this contest. The Bucks were called for 14 personal fouls for this game which took the Hornets to the charity stripe for a total of 22 tries. They were able to convert 20 of the free throw attempts for a rate of 90.9%. With regard to shooting from 3-point land, Charlotte converted 19 out of their 50 attempts (38.0%). When the final whistle blew, the Hornets walked away from this one shooting 44 for 91 from the floor which had them shooting 48.4%. The Hornets permitted the Bucks to convert 44 of their 98 tries from the field which had them shooting 44.9% for the matchup. They shot 36.8% from downtown by going 14 out of 38 and ended up going 17 out of 23 at the free throw line (73.9%). Regarding team rebounding, Charlotte allowed Milwaukee to collect 48 in all (13 on the offensive side).
Miles Bridges pitched in for the Hornets for this contest. He made 8 out of 13 in this game giving him a rate of 61.5%, and added 7 rebounds. Bridges earned 26 points in his 37:20 minutes of playing time and earned 4 assists in the matchup. An additional guy that ended being a contributor for Charlotte was Terry Rozier. He left the arena with 1 assist in 33:12 mins played, and he shot 8 out of 17 from the floor. Rozier wrapped this one up going 47.1% from the field as well as earning 20 points and 3 rebounds.
Charlotte has a record of 27-24 on the campaign. The Hornets are committing 18.1 fouls every game and they shoot 77.5% from the free throw line. They are getting an assist 26.8 times per contest (5th in the NBA) and they turn it over 15.5 times per contest. Charlotte has accounted for 5,665 points this season (111.1 per contest) and they average 44.2 boards per game. When it comes to offensive execution, the Hornets are hitting on 45.8% from the field, which has them ranked 21st in the league. The Hornets defensively are ranked 17th in the NBA in PPG given up with 111.8. They give up 27.6 assists and 45.0 rebounds per game, which ranks 30th and 20th in basketball. The Charlotte defense gives up 36.5% on 3-pointers (753 of 2,065) and opponents are making 74.2% of their shots from the free throw line. They are forcing 15.1 TO's per game and allow teams to shoot 46.7% from the field (16th in the NBA).
Who will win tonight's NBA game against the spread?
Tony Sink's Pick: Take Atlanta (-4)
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