Charlotte Hornets (43-39, 45-35-2 ATS) @ Atlanta Hawks (43-39, 35-45 ATS), 7 p.m. ET
Lines/News: The Hawks are 5.5-point favorites. The O/U is 235.5 at DraftKings Sportsbook. The Hornets won the prior meeting, 116-106, on March 16 in Charlotte. Both teams last played on Sunday. The Hornets are 6-4 straight up over their last 10 games with a three-game winning streak. The Hawks are 7-3 straight up over their last 10 games with a one-game winning streak. The Hornets on the season are 40-41-1 to the Over and the Hawks 43-39. Gordon Hayward (foot) is out for the Hornets and John Collins (finger/foot) and Lou Williams (back) are out for the Hawks.
Hornets Trends: The Hornets are 23-17-1 against the spread (ATS) on the road this season and 5-10-2 ATS as underdogs in their last 17 games. The Over is 6-2 in the game following the last eight instances where Charlotte’s prior game went Under the expected total.
Hawks Trends: The Hawks are 23-18 ATS at home this season and 5-1 ATS at home in their last six games. The Over is 1-3-1 in the last five Hawks games.
Player Trends: Charlotte Hornets LaMelo Ball (O/U 23.5 points) has scored 24+ points in 24 of his 75 games (32%, avg. 20.1). He’s scored 24+ points in nine of his 36 (25%) against a team with a winning record this season (avg. 18.8). He’s averaged 20.5 points in two games versus the Hawks.
Atlanta Hawks Trae Young (O/U 3.5 three-pointers) has recorded 4+ three-pointers in 18 of his 38 (47.37%, avg. 3.3). He’s recorded 4+ three-pointers in five of his last seven (71.43%, avg. 4.3). He’s recorded 4+ three-pointers in 15 of his 40 (37.5%) against a team with a winning record (avg. 2.8).
San Antonio Spurs (34-48, 44-37-1 ATS) @ New Orleans Pelicans (36-46, 41-40-1 ATS), 9:30 p.m. ET
Lines/News: The Pelicans are 5.5-point favorites. The O/U is 225. In their previous meeting on March 26 in New Orleans, the Spurs won, 107-103. Both teams last played on Sunday. The Spurs are 6-4 straight up over their last 10 games with a three-game losing streak. The Pelicans are 6-4 straight up over their last 10 games with a two-game losing streak. The Spurs on the season are 39-41-2 to the Over and the Pelicans are 32-48-2.
Spurs Trends: The Spurs are 24-16-1 against the spread (ATS) on the road this season and 3-1 ATS against the Pelicans this season. The Over is 1-6 in the last seven Spurs games following their a game going Over the total.
Pelicans Trends: The Pelicans are 11-4 ATS as home favorites this season and 0-7 ATS against the Spurs at home in their last seven. The Over is 14-17-1 after the prior Pelicans game going Over the expected points, as is the case tonight.
Player Prop Trends: San Antonio Spurs Dejounte Murray (O/U 23.5 points) has scored 24+ points in eight of his last nine (88.89%) games when he had at least two steals the prior game (avg. 27.2). He’s scored 24+ points in 11 of his 34 (32.35%) road games (avg. 20.8). He’s averaged 18.25 points in four games versus the Pelicans this season.
New Orleans Pelicans CJ McCollum (O/U 5.5 assists) has recorded 6+ assists in one of his last seven (14.29%, avg. 4.1). He’s recorded 6+ assists in 13 of his 31 (41.94%) at home (avg. 5.0). In four games versus the Spurs this season, he’s averaged 3.75 assists.