Charlotte Hornets vs Atlanta Hawks Prediction, 4/13/2022 NBA Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Charlotte Hornets vs Atlanta Hawks
Date: Wednesday, April 13, 2022
Location: State Farm Arena in Atlanta, GA
Odds/Point Spread: Charlotte (+5)
The Atlanta Hawks (43-39) host the Charlotte Hornets (43-39) at State Farm Arena on Wednesday. Charlotte opens this game as 5-point dogs. The total is 239.
The Hornets faced off with the Wizards and earned the victory with a final of 124-108 in their last game. Charlotte wrapped up the game with a 53.9% FG percentage (48 of 89) and converted 18 out of their 33 shots from beyond the perimeter. From the free throw line, the Hornets made 10 of 14 tries for a rate of 71.4%. In the matter of hauling in rebounds, they earned 48 with 11 of them being of the offensive sort. They also recorded 34 assists in this contest while forcing 3 turnovers and earning 6 steals. In reference to defense, Charlotte allowed the other team to go 44.7% from the field on 42 out of 94 shooting. Washington distributed 43 assists and had 25 steals for the game. On top of that, Washington pulled down 26 rebounds (17 offensive, 9 defensive) and had 9 blocks. Washington finished the game shooting 61.5% at the free throw line by converting 16 of their 26 attempts. They made 8 of their 23 tries from three-point range. When talking about fouls, the Hornets ended up walking away with 20 while the Wizards accounted for 10 fouls.
Terry Rozier is a guy who was a major factor in this game. Rozier went 55.6% from the floor and dished out 6 assists. He played for 32 mins played and pulled down 3 boards. He racked up 25 points on 10 of 18 shooting.
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Charlotte enters this one with a record of 43-39 on the campaign. They are turning it over 13.3 times per game and as a team they commit 19.9 fouls on a nightly basis. As a unit, Charlotte is pulling in 44.6 boards per contest and has tallied 2,302 dimes on the season, which is 1st in the NBA in terms of passing. The Hornets are connecting on 36.5% on three-point shots (1,143 of 3,130) and 74.0% from the charity stripe. They are averaging 115.3 pts per game (4th in basketball) while hitting 46.8% from the field.
On the defensive end, the Hornets have forced 15.0 turnovers every game and they draw 19.6 personal fouls. They are ranked 29th in the NBA in allowing assists to their opponents with 2,169 conceded for the year. The Hornets are giving up a shooting percentage of 46.6% (3,444 of 7,388) and they concede 47.0 boards per contest as a group. They are conceding 36.2% from 3-point land and they rank 25th in the NBA in points per game allowed (114.9).
The last time they took the court, the Hawks got the win with a final of 130-114 against the Rockets. The Hawks were able to collect 37 defensive rebounds and 13 offensive boards totaling 50 for the contest. They also gave up possession of the ball 12 times, while earning 4 steals for this game. The Rockets had 5 fouls in this game which got the Hawks to the charity stripe for a total of 24 attempts. They were able to knock down 19 of them for a percentage of 79.2%. In regard to shots from distance, Atlanta converted 21 of their 38 tries (55.3%). When the final whistle blew, the Hawks went 45 for 87 from the field which had them at 51.7%. The Hawks permitted the Rockets to convert 41 of their 89 attempts from the field which had them shooting 46.1% in this contest. They finished 37.0% from behind the 3-point line by connecting on 17 out of 46 and walked away from this one shooting 15 of 20 from the free throw line (75.0%). In reference to rebounds, Atlanta permitted Houston to grab 28 in total (6 on the offensive side).
Clint Capela was important for the Hawks in the game. He made 7 out of 10 in this game giving him a rate of 70.0%, and totaled 13 rebounds. Capela earned 18 points in his 23 minutes on the court, but wrapped up this contest with no dimes.
Atlanta has a win-loss record of 43-39 for the campaign. As an offense, the Hawks are shooting 47.0% from the floor, which is ranked 7th in basketball. Atlanta has totaled 9,343 pts on the year (113.9 per game) and they average 44.0 boards per contest. They are earning an assist 24.6 times per contest (15th in the league) and they are losing possession via turnover 11.9 times per game. The Hawks commit 18.7 personal fouls per game while shooting 81.2% from the charity stripe.
The Hawks are ranked 21st in basketball in points per game surrendered with 112.4. They are forcing their opponents into 12.8 TO's every game and have let teams shoot 47.1% from the floor (23rd in the league). The Atlanta defense gives up 36.4% on shots from behind the 3-point line (1,051 of 2,888) and their opponents are converting on 79.2% of their shots from the free throw line. They concede 25.4 assists and 43.9 rebounds per game, which is ranked 23rd and 13th in the league.
Who will win tonight's NBA game against the spread?
Tony Sink's Pick: Take Charlotte (+5)
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