Bet on basketball on Monday as the New Orleans Hornets visit the Atlanta Hawks. This is a matchup of star guards with Chris Paul facing Joe Johnson. The basketball betting trends favor the Hornets but just barely in this Monday night matchup. Wager on basketball scheduling shows that the Hornets are beginning a four-game road trip on Monday while the Hawks are playing the second game of a season-high seven game homestand. The Hornets have won 6 of the last 10 games against Atlanta although they are just 5-5 against the basketball odds. The Hornets have won three of the last five games at Atlanta as wager on basketball numbers show. The teams met earlier this season in New Orleans and the Hawks upset the Hawks, winning 87-79 as 8.5 point basketball betting underdogs.