Despite the great performance from Hawks’ Trae Young with 39 points and 10 rebounds, the Brooklyn Nets defeated Atlanta Hawks by a margin of 12 points last game, securing its sixth consecutive win over the Hawks. Charlotte Hornets, on the other hand, is coming off with a 106-91 win over the Golden State Warriors.
Nets’ Last Game
The Hawks took a four-point lead in the first quarter, but Nets responded with a 19-9 run to take a 56-47 lead at halftime. In the second-half, the game briefly turned into a one-on-one battle between the two teams, with the Nets again taking the lead and never looked back, outscoring their opponents by 118-130.
Garrett Temple led the Nets with 27 points on 10-for-16 shooting. Spencer Dinwiddie added 24 points with six rebounds and five assists, Taurean Prince chipped in 23 and Jarrett Allen added 20 points and 13 rebounds.
Hornets’ Previous Match
In another game, the Hornets led by 8 points in Q1 thanks to the play of Terry Rozier and Cody Zeller and then increased their lead to 11 for most of the quarter. The Warriors rebounded emphatically and reduce the gap to 4-points with the help of D’Angelo Russell and Draymond Green. The Hornets made a good comeback in the second-half and started the fourth quarter on an 8-0 run, increased their lead to 18 points and cruised the rest of the way to a 106-91 victory.
Devonte Graham led the Hornets with 33 points, seven rebounds, and nine assists, while Terry Rozier added 25 points, seven assists and seven rebounds.
Team’s Form and Scoring
The Nets are in a good shape with a record of 11-10 this season and are placed seventh in the Eastern Conference league table. The team are 7-3 in their last ten games and have ranked good at the offensive end but are lacking in defense rating for the season, scored 113 points per game and allowed 113.9 points per game on average.
Despite winning in its last game against Warriors, the Hornets are in a terrible run of form this season as the Hornets have managed to won three out of last ten games. The club is lacking in both offensive and defensive end this season, scored 105.4 points per game and allowed 112.8 points per game.
Charlotte Hornets vs Brooklyn Nets Betting Tips
Both teams is coming off with plenty of confidence after performing exceptionally well in previous game. Hornets are undoubtedly a dangerous side on their day, but the team appears weak for the strong squad Nets here. The Nets defeated the Hornets 101-91 on Nov. 20 at home with the help of Jarrett Allen’s 22 points and 17 rebounds so we expect Brooklyn winning trend will continue here.