Hawks vs Hornets Prediction: Live Odds, Stats, History & Picks – Saturday, January 21, 2023

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The Atlanta Hawks (24-22) are 7.5-point favorites against the Charlotte Hornets (12-34) on January 21, 2023 at State Farm Arena. The Hornets are struggling right now, going 2-8 during their past 10 games. The over/under for the matchup is 234.5 points.

How to bet Hawks vs. Hornets

Atlanta Hawks vs. Charlotte Hornets Odds

Point Spread

The spread for this matchup is set at 7.5 points, with bookmakers listing the Hawks as the favorites.


As for the moneyline, the Hawks have -319 odds to pick up the win, while the Hornets are listed at +254 to claim victory.


Finally, the total for the game is set at 234.5 points.

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Hawks vs. Hornets Game Time and How to Watch

  • Game Day: Saturday, January 21, 2023
  • Game Time: 7:30 PM ET
  • TV Channel: BSSE
  • Location: Atlanta, Georgia
  • Arena: State Farm Arena

Hawks vs. Hornets Betting Trends

Against the spread, the Hawks are 20-25-1 this year. Atlanta has come away with 15 wins in the 25 contests it has been listed as the favorite in this season. Hawks games this year have eclipsed the over/under 56.5% of the time (26 out of 46 games with a set point total).

The Hornets are 18-26-2 against the spread this season. Charlotte has been the underdog on the moneyline 35 total times this season. Buzz City has finished 7-28 in those games. Hornets games this year have gone over the total in 24 of 46 opportunities (52.2%).

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Potential Starting Lineups and Key Players


Hawks Leaders
Trae Young 41 27.1 2.8 9.7 1 0.1 2.2
Dejounte Murray 41 20.8 5.5 6.2 1.7 0.3 2
De’Andre Hunter 38 15.6 4.3 1.3 0.4 0.2 1.6
Bogdan Bogdanovic 22 15.4 3.6 2.8 0.8 0.3 2.8
John Collins 38 13.4 7.8 1.3 0.7 1.3 0.8


Hornets Leaders
LaMelo Ball 22 23.5 5.2 8.2 1.1 0.3 4
Terry Rozier 36 21 4.1 5.3 0.8 0.2 2.5
P.J. Washington 45 15.2 4.6 2.3 0.8 1.1 2
Gordon Hayward 21 13.7 4.7 3.9 0.8 0.2 1.1
Mason Plumlee 46 11.5 9.8 3.6 0.7 0.7 0
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Hawks vs. Hornets Injury Report

Hornets: LaMelo Ball: Doubtful (Ankle), Cody Martin: Doubtful (Knee), Gordon Hayward: Probable (Hamstring), Kelly Oubre: Out (Hand), Miles Bridges: Out (Personal)

What you need to know about the Atlanta Hawks

So far this season, Atlanta is putting up 115.9 points per game (10th-ranked in NBA) and allowing 116.2 points per contest (21st-ranked). The Hawks are scoring 115.8 points per game in home games. When playing on the road, they are faring better on offense, averaging 116 points per contest. The Hawks’ offense has been improved over their last 10 games, putting up 120.9 points per contest compared to the 115.9 they’ve averaged this year.

Atlanta is draining 10.6 threes per game (second-worst in NBA), and it owns a 34.4% three-point percentage (24th-ranked). Of the shots taken by the Hawks in 2022-23, 66.6% of them have been two-pointers (75.8% of the team’s made baskets) and 33.4% have been three-pointers (24.2%).

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What you need to know about the Charlotte Hornets

On offense Charlotte is the 23rd-ranked squad in the NBA (112.4 points per game). On defense it is third-worst (118.9 points conceded per game). In 2022-23 the Hornets are averaging 4.9 fewer points per game at home (109.7) than on the road (114.6). While the Hornets are averaging 112.4 points per game in 2022-23, they have improved that mark in their past 10 games, tallying 115.7 a contest.

Beyond the arc, Charlotte is 23rd in the NBA in 3-pointers made per game (11). It is worst in 3-point percentage at 32.8%. In 2022-23, the Hornets have taken 63.8% percent of their shots from inside the arc, and 36.2% percent from beyond it. In terms of makes, 73.7% of the Hornets’ baskets have been 2-pointers, and 26.3% have been 3-pointers.

Our pick to win this matchup is the Hawks, and we predict that Hawks will cover the spread (Hawks -7.5). Finally, we see the scoring in this one going under the posted total of 234.5 points.

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Austin Harper

Austin is a co-founders at Betsperts and a devoted father of 2. Born and raised in Atlanta Georgia, Austin is passionate about the Atlanta Hawks, Braves, and Falcons. Austin received his Bachelors of Science from Clemson University and gets back for Clemson football and basketball games every chance he gets!

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