NBA betting line favors Hawks over Bobcats
Charlotte Bobcats vs Atlanta Hawks Odds
Atlanta looks to cover the Hawks-Bobcats pointspread on Wednesday and improve its overall 8-4 mark when they host Charlotte in NBA action.
Atlanta battles the Bobcats, currently with a 7-6 mark (6-7 ATS). The OVER/UNDER records, important for totals bettors, are 5-6-1 for the Hawks and 7-6 for the Bobcats. (Note: follow us on Twitter for line updates and injuries news).
Power Rankings / Prediction:
It's a betting matchup between the No. 11-rated Hawks and the No. 28-ranked Bobcats, according to the NBA Power Rankings here at Odds Shark. Predictive-scoring formulas run on this game indicate a potential 99-90 result in favor of the Hawks.
How They Match Up:
In rebounding, the battle of the boards features Atlanta's No. 26-rated squad against Charlotte's No. 13-rated roster. When it comes to long-range shooting, Atlanta rates No. 9 in the league with 7.8 per game, while their foes tonight rank No. 26 with 5.6 per outing.
Defensively, the Bobcats feature the league's No. 30-rated defense on the road, giving up 108 points per game. Atlanta, meanwhile, comes in at No. 25 in the league in scoring at home.
Last time out for Charlotte, they were a 114-69 loser as they battled the Thunder on the road. The Bobcats failed to cover in the match as a 11.5-point underdog, while 183 combined points moved the game UNDER for totals bettors. The Bobcats were blown out by Oklahoma City on Monday, losing by a 114-69 final at Chesapeake Energy Arena in basketball betting action.
In their last action, Atlanta was a 104-93 winner at home against the Clippers. They covered the 2-point spread as underdogs, while the combined score (197) was profitable news for OVER bettors. The Hawks got 19 points from Jeff Teague as Atlanta ran past Los Angeles 104-93 on Saturday at Philips Arena.
Charlotte Bobcats Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 6-4
Before playing Philadelphia are 4-6
After playing Oklahoma City are 5-5
After a loss are 3-7
Atlanta Hawks Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 7-3
Before playing Cleveland are 7-3
After playing LA Clippers are 8-2
After a win are 6-4
A few Bobcats at Hawks trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Charlotte's last 5 games when playing Atlanta
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Charlotte's last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Charlotte's last 9 games when playing on the road against Atlanta
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Charlotte's last 6 games on the road
Atlanta is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Atlanta's last 5 games when playing Charlotte
Atlanta is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing Charlotte
Atlanta is 9-1 SU in its last 10 games when playing at home against Charlotte
Charlotte home to Philadelphia, Friday, November 30
Atlanta home to Cleveland, Friday, November 30