Hawks vs. Hornets Prediction
Division foes the Hawks and Hornets clash tonight at 7:00PM ET. Will Charlotte continue to dominant ATS versus Southeast opponents?
According to oddsmakers from online sports book BetDSI, the Hornets are 5.5-point home favorites versus the Hawks while the over/under currently sits at 204, down from the opening number of 203.
Atlanta has dropped six of its last 10 games and is just 2-8 against the spread during that time. The Hawks also own a losing record against the spread this season at 31-38, but are somehow 17-16 against the spread on the road.
Charlotte has split over its last 10 games but is just 4-5-1 against the spread during that stretch. The Hornets are also just 29-37 against the number on the season, which includes a 15-19 ATS record at home this year.
OUR PREDICTION: The Hornets have covered the spread in eight of their last 11 games versus divisional opponents and are 4-1 against the number in their last five games versus an opponent with a winning record. The home team is also 8-2-1 against the spread in the last 11 meetings between these two teams while the favorite is 15-7-1 ATS in the last 23 meetings. On the other side, the Hawks are just 1-4-1 against the number in their last six games versus the Hornets and 0-4-1 ATS in their last five trips to Charlotte.
MONDAY NBA PREDICTION: CHARLOTTE HORNETS -5.5