Atlanta Hawks vs Charlotte Hornets Prediction and NBA Odds
The Atlanta Hawks are set to pose a formidable challenge when they play Charlotte Hornets in an all-important clash. The Atlanta-based club that didn’t have the best of getaways, has once again failed to live up to expectations.
The Atlanta Hawks are set to pose a formidable challenge when they play Charlotte Hornets in an all-important clash. The Atlanta-based club that didn’t have the best of getaways have once again failed to live up to expectations.
On the other hand, the Charlotte Hornets who managed to accumulate a strong squad have largely been underwhelming in the Eastern Conference. They are on a three-match winning streak and would be looking to end the regular season on a high. Even though the Hawks are tipped to emerge as the winners, the visitors are known to step up in big games.
Atlanta Hawks vs Charlotte Hornets Prediction
|Atlanta Hawks||Charlotte Hornets||Predicted Winner|
|FiveThirtyEight||Win Probability: 73%||Win Probability: 27%||Hawks|
|Smarkets||Odds: 1.44||Odds: 2.48||Hawks|
Atlanta Hawks vs Charlotte Hornets Prediction and NBA Odds: Recent form
The Hawks’ campaign was a little tentative and a tad inconsistent at the start, but they turned it on as the games progressed which in turn helped them stay in the top 10. The Hawks was down in dumps with abysmal performances at the start of the year but the way they turned it around is one of the highlights of this season.
In this month’s campaign, they managed to script victories against the Cavaliers, Nets, and Wizards. In their last game against Rockets, they were on fire earning them a much-needed victory. The Hawks ended their regular season at 9th position in the Eastern Conference.
On the other hand, Charlotte Hornets scrambled from the start and their inconsistency didn’t do any good to their playoff prospects as they lost their way in some huge clashes. But as a consolation, they have managed to string three back-to-back victories against the likes of Wizards, Bulls, and Magic which has instilled some new confidence in the side.
They ended their regular season in the 10th spot with 43 triumphs and 39 losses but the biggest positive they would be taking out is the balanced home and away records of 22-19 and 21-20 respectively.
Atlanta Hawks vs Charlotte Hornets Prediction and NBA Odds: Head-to-head:
Regular season (126 games): Hawks –67 wins, Hornets – 59 wins.
Playoffs played (7 games): Hawks – 1 win, Hornets – 6 wins.
Previous meeting: Hornets won 116-106 on 16th March 2022 in a regular-season fixture.
Atlanta Hawks vs Charlotte Hornets Prediction and NBA Odds: Players to Watch Out
Trae Young who has played as the point guard has carried the side single-handedly the entire season averaging 28.4 points and 9.1 assists in this season.
Danillo Gallinari who is the small forward has 4.7 rebounds per game as he amassed 26 points against Rockets.
The Center Clint Capela has done a tidy job with 1.3 blocks and 0.6 turnovers this season. De’Andre Hunter brings the power and versatility to the center with a free throw percentage of 76.5% and a field goal percentage of 44.2% in 53 outings.
Kevin Huerter who is the shooting guard played for 30 minutes as he provided 11 points and 5 assists.
Miles Bridges who is the small forward in the side has averaged 14.2 points per game and has 4.2 rebounds in 82 games.
Terry Rozier who is the shooting guard has a good rating has a 3-pointer conversion of 33.3% so far.
Lamelo Ball who plays as the shooting guard and power forward has a field goal percentage of 42.9 and a free throw percentage of 87.2 in 75 games this season. He was the highest scorer with 24 points and 9 assists against the Wizards.
Mason Plumlee who has played at the center position has tons of experience in NBA with an average of 6.5 points and 3.1 assists in his career.
Atlanta Hawks vs Charlotte Hornets Prediction and NBA Odds: Predicted Winner
The odds and predictions for this battle between Hawks and Hornets would be interesting to look at. The Hawks are not in a great position in this championship whereas Charlotte Hornets are the 18th favorites with heavy odds stacked against them. Premium platforms like Oddschecker and SMarkets have also shared the same in their outright predictions.
Looking at FiveThirtyEight, they have gone on to pick Atlanta Hawks to start as hot favorites with the away team getting just 27% to secure a big victory on Thursday night.