The Atlanta Hawks (1-1) host the Charlotte Hornets (1-1) at State Farm Arena on Sunday, October 23, 2022. The contest starts at 5:00 PM ET and airs on BSS. The Hawks are 10-point favorites in the game. The over/under for the matchup is 228.5 points.
Atlanta Hawks vs. Charlotte Hornets Odds
The spread for this matchup is set at 10 points, with oddsmakers listing the Hawks as the favorites.
As for the moneyline, the Hawks have -485 odds to pick up the win, while the Hornets are listed at +368 to claim victory.
Finally, the over/under for the game is set at 228.5 points.
Hawks vs. Hornets Game Time and How to Watch
- Game Day: Sunday, October 23, 2022
- Game Time: 5:00 PM ET
- TV Channel: BSS
- Location: Atlanta, Georgia
- Arena: State Farm Arena
Hawks vs. Hornets Betting Trends
The Hawks had 37 wins in 82 games against the spread last season. Atlanta won 66% of the games last season in which it was favored on the moneyline (33-17). Last season, 43 of the Hawks’ 82 games hit the over.
The Hornets had 46 wins in 82 games against the spread last season. Charlotte was underdogs in 52 games last season and won 22 (42.3%) of those contests. There were 41 Hornets games (out of 82) that hit the over last year.
Potential Starting Lineups and Key Players
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Hawks vs. Hornets Injury Report
Hawks: Bogdan Bogdanovic: Out (Knee)
Hornets: Cody Martin: Doubtful (Quadricep), Terry Rozier: Doubtful (Ankle), LaMelo Ball: Out (Ankle), Miles Bridges: Out (Personal)
What you need to know about the Atlanta Hawks
With 113.9 points scored per game and 112.4 points allowed last year, Atlanta was sixth in the league offensively and 21st on defense. The Hawks scored 116.7 points per game in home games, compared to 111.2 points per game away from home, a difference of 5.5 points per contest.
Atlanta was 11th in the NBA in 3-pointers made (12.9 per game) and second-best in 3-point percentage (37.4%) last year. The Hawks attempted 39.0% percent of their shots from behind the 3-point line last season, and 31.0% of their made baskets are from there. Inside the 3-point line, they attempted 61.0% of their shots, with 69.0% of their makes coming from there.
What you need to know about the Charlotte Hornets
Charlotte was carried by its offense last year, as it ranked fourth-best in the NBA by putting up 115.3 points per game. It ranked 25th in the league in points allowed (114.9 per contest). The Hornets scored 113.5 points per game at home last season, and 117.2 away.
Charlotte sported a 36.5% three-point percentage last season (sixth-ranked in NBA), but it really provided a lift by draining 13.9 treys per contest (fifth-best). The Hornets attempted 53.3 two-pointers per game last season, which accounted for 58.3% of the shots they took (and 67.4% of the team’s baskets). Meanwhile, they attempted 38.1 three-pointers per contest, which were 41.7% of their shots (and 32.6% of the team’s buckets).
Hawks vs. Hornets Predictions and Pick
Our pick to win this game is the Hawks, and we predict that Hornets will cover the spread (Hawks -10). Finally, we see the scoring in this one going under the posted total of 228.5 points.
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