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Charlotte Bobcats vs. Atlanta Hawks

The division rival Charlotte Bobcats and Atlanta Hawks are set to renew hostilities on Saturday when they meet at Philips Arena.

Last time out for Charlotte, they were an 89-85 loser as they battled the Thunder at home. The Bobcats covered in the match as a 7-point underdog, while 174 combined points moved the game UNDER for totals bettors.

Atlanta was a 127-125 winner in its last match on the road against the Cavaliers. They failed to cover the 3-point spread as favorites, while the total score of 252 sent OVER bettors to the payout window.

Charlotte:
Team record: 14-16 SU, 18-11-1 ATS

The total has gone OVER in 8 of last 9 games when playing Atlanta
The total has gone OVER in 4 of last 5 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 16 of last 23 games
is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games

When playing on Saturday are 4-6
Before playing Utah are 4-6
After playing Oklahoma City are 4-6
After a loss are 6-4

Atlanta:
Team record: 16-13 SU, 17-12 ATS

The total has gone OVER in 5 of last 5 games
is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing Charlotte
is 11-1 SU in its last 12 games when playing at home against Charlotte
The total has gone OVER in 8 of last 9 games when playing Charlotte

When playing on Saturday are 7-3
Before playing Orlando are 3-7
After playing Cleveland are 6-4
After a win are 4-6

Next up:
Charlotte at Utah, Monday, December 30
Atlanta at Orlando, Sunday, December 29