Hornets vs. Hawks Prediction
Will the under cash between the Charlotte Hornets and Atlanta Hawks on Wednesday night? The two teams tip-off at 7:30 p.m. ET.
Who Oddsmakers Like: Charlotte. According to oddsmakers from online sports book YouWager, the Hornets are 2.5-point road favorites versus the Hawks, who opened as 3-point home underdogs. The total, meanwhile, hit the board at 210.5 but it jumped to 211 at most online sportsbooks.
Who Public Bettors Like: Charlotte. As of Wednesday morning, 53% of betting tickets wagered at online sportsbooks are on the Hornets to cover the spread. Meanwhile, 51% of betting tickets are on the over.
Who We Like: The under. The under is 7-0 in the last seven meetings between these two teams in Atlanta and has cashed in 13 of the last 16 meetings between these two teams. The under is also 6-2 in the Hawks' last eight games when their opponent scores 100 points or more in their previous game. It has also hit in five of Atlanta's seven road games.
On the other side, the under is 6-1 in the Hawks' last seven home games, is 7-1 in their last eight games following a win, and is 4-1 in their last five games when facing a team with a losing record. Finally, the under is a perfect 5-0 in the Hawks' last five games played on Wednesday.
WEDNESDAY NBA PREDICTION: HORNETS/HAWKS UNDER 211