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Charlotte Hornets vs. Atlanta Hawks - 11/6/18 NBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction

Game
Atlanta Hawks (3-6) at Charlotte Hornets (5-5)
Date & Time Tuesday November 6, 2018, 7:00 PM (EST)
The Line
The Line: Charlotte Hornets -10.5 -- Over/Under: 232
TV Channel
FSSE, FSCR
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NBA | Atlanta Hawks (3-6) at Charlotte Hornets (5-5)
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The Atlanta Hawks and Charlotte Hornets meet Tuesday in NBA action at Spectrum Center.

The Atlanta Hawks look for a win after losing four of their last five games. The Atlanta Hawks are averaging 110.9 points on 45.3 percent shooting and allowing 120.2 points on 47.1 percent shooting. Trae Young is averaging 19.1 points and 7.9 assists while Taurean Prince is averaging 15.4 points and 5.1 rebounds. Kent Bazemore is the third double-digit scorer and Alex Len is grabbing 5.7 rebounds. The Atlanta Hawks are shooting 35.9 percent from beyond the arc and 71.2 percent from the free throw line. The Atlanta Hawks are allowing 37.9 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 44.2 rebounds per game. The Atlanta Hawks have lost four of their last five road games.

The Charlotte Hornets look for a spark of consistency in order to get a game above a .500 record. The Charlotte Hornets are averaging 115.7 points on 46.8 percent shooting and allowing 108.1 points on 45.3 percent shooting. Kemba Walker is averaging 28 points and 5.8 assists while Malik Monk is averaging 13.4 points and 1.7 rebounds. Jeremy Lamb is the third double-digit scorer and Tony Parker is dishing five assists. The Charlotte Hornets are shooting 36 percent from beyond the arc and 82.4 percent from the free throw line. The Charlotte Hornets are allowing 34.5 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 45.1 rebounds per game. The Charlotte Hornets have won three of their last four home games.

The Hawks are 7-3-1 ATS in their last 11 Tuesday games, 1-4 ATS in their last 5 road games and 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games overall. The Hornets are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 home games, 5-2 ATS in their last 7 Tuesday games and 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games overall. The Hawks are 0-7-1 ATS in the last 8 meetings in Charlotte, 0-4 ATS in the last 4 meetings and the home team is 12-4-1 ATS in the last 17 meetings.

The Atlanta Hawks are bad enough defensively to where they're going to lose ugly games to some good teams. The problem is I'm still on the fence with the Charlotte Hornets being even a slightly above average team, as this club was pegged as a lottery team before the season. I don't like laying big chalk with subpar teams. The Hawks have enough offensive firepower to hang around in this contest. I wouldn't touch this game personally, but give me the points if forced to pick.

Pick:
Atlanta Hawks +10.5

Randy Chambers has been with Sports Chat Place since 2014 and covers everything from the NFL to WNBA and tennis. Nobody works harder in this business in terms of content produced and amount of sports covered. Formerly a lead college football writer with Bleacher Report and has had his work featured at Fox Sports, CBS Sports and various other outlets.

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