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Philadelphia 76ers vs Charlotte Hornets Prediction & Betting Tips 312024 sport preview

Philadelphia 76ers vs Charlotte Hornets Prediction & Betting Tips 3/1/2024

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Philadelphia 76ers vs Charlotte Hornets 3/1/2024
  • Take the 76ers on the moneyline
  • The 76ers should also cover at -11
  • Our NBA model projects 193 points, and we suggest taking the under

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The 76ers (-615) are 11 point favorites over the Hornets (+440) in a game that will tip-off at 7:00 ET in Philadelphia. The over/under line for this Eastern Conference matchup is currently 215.

Both teams enter this game having lost their last two contests. The Hornets are 13th in the Eastern Conference with a 15-44 record, while the 76ers are 5th in the East at 33-25.

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Philadelphia 76ers vs Charlotte Hornets Head-to-Head and Key Stats

The last five times that the 76ers have hosted the Hornets, they have an above .500 record at 4-1. In the last five head to head games between the Hornets and 76ers, the average combined point total is 211 points per game. The over/under record in these matchups is 1-4.

  • Through their last three road contests, the Hornets offense has averaged 87 points per game while allowing an average of 100. Charlotte posted an overall record of 1-2 while going 1-2 ATS.
  • When looking at their past three matchups at home, Philadelphia has an ATS record of 2-1 while averaging 113 per game. The team went 2-1 overall in these games.
  • The last ten games that Charlotte was the underdog, they have an ATS mark of 6-4 while going 5-5 straight up.
  • Going back to their previous five games as the favorite, Philadelphia has an ATS mark of 1-4 while going 1-4 straight up.

Philadelphia 76ers vs Charlotte Hornets Prediction

As 11-point underdogs, the Hornets will look to cover the spread and improve their ATS record of 22-35. This season, they are 10-19 ATS on the road compared to 12-16 ATS at home.

Charlotte’s O/U record for the season is 28-31, and the under has hit in their last seven games. Today’s O/U line of 215 is lower than their season average of 225.6 points per game.

Charlotte is 13th in the Eastern Conference with a record of 15-44. In their last game, they lost to the Bucks by a score of 111-99. The Hornets were 11.5-point underdogs in that game.

This season, the Hornets have been the underdog in 55 of their 59 games. In those games, they have gone 13-42 straight-up and 22-31 vs. the spread. Their average scoring margin as the underdog is -10.9 points per game.

In non-conference games, the Hornets are 6-17 compared to 9-27 against other Eastern Conference teams. On the road, they are 7-22 and have gone 22-31 vs. the spread.

This season, the Hornets have struggled offensively, ranking 28th in points per game at 107.5. On the road, they are averaging 106 points per game.

When looking at their scoring average, the Hornets have been below the NBA scoring average in 66.1% of their games. They have also scored less than their own scoring average in their last four games.

Coming into this game, the Hornets are 27th in field goal percentage at 45%. In terms of three-point shooting, they are 21st in three-point percentage at 35%.

Coming into the game, the Hornets’ defense is giving up an average of 118.1 points per game. So far, they have given up more points than the NBA league average in 55.9% of their games. The Charlotte defense has allowed opponents to shoot 37.9% from beyond the arc this season. Opposing teams are also hitting 49.7% of their field goal attempts vs. Charlotte.

Currently, the 76ers are favored by 11 points against the Hornets. This season, they have been the favorite in 39 of their 58 games. As the favorite, they have gone 28-11 straight-up and 25-14 against the spread, with an average scoring margin of +8.1 PPG.

In the Eastern Conference, Philadelphia is in 5th place with a record of 33-25. Within the Atlantic Division, they are 3rd with a record of 5-6 against division opponents.

Philadelphia has lost two straight games both straight-up and against the spread. In their most recent game, they lost to the Celtics by a score of 117-99. The 76ers were 11.5-point underdogs going into the game.

This season, the 76ers have an average scoring differential of +4.4 PPG at home. Against the spread at home, they are 17-14 compared to 16-11 on the road.

The O/U line for today’s game is set at 215 points. The 76ers have seen their last five games go under the posted total, and their games have averaged 230.7 points compared to an average O/U line of 231.1.

In their last game against the Celtics, the teams combined for 216 points, which was below the O/U line of 231.5. The 76ers lost the game by a score of 117-99, going 11.5-point underdogs.

At home, the 76ers are averaging 117.2 points per game, which is 13th in the NBA. Overall, they are 13th in scoring at 117 points per game.

So far, the 76ers have outscored the NBA scoring average in 53.4% of their games. In terms of pace, Philadelphia is 16th in the league at 98.3 possessions per game.

When it comes to field goal percentage, the 76ers are shooting 47% from the field, which is 19th in the NBA. In terms of three-point shooting, they are 23rd in the league at 35%.

On average, the Philadelphia defense is giving up 113.7 points per game (14th). Right now, they are on a 2 game streak of giving up fewer points than their season average. So far this season, the 76ers’ defense has struggled with fouls, averaging 4th in fouls per contest. On average, opponents are getting to the line 24.8 times per game vs. Philadelphia.

Our projections indicate that the 76ers should come out top with a projected score of 106-87.

Philadelphia 76ers vs Charlotte Hornets Betting Tips

  • Take the 76ers on the moneyline
  • The 76ers should also cover at -11
  • Our NBA model projects 193 points, and we suggest taking the under

Philadelphia 76ers Injury Report

  • Joel Embiid – Knee – Out
  • Robert Covington – Knee – Out
  • De’Anthony Melton – Back – Out
  • Kenyon Martin Jr. – Ankle – Questionable

Charlotte Hornets Injury Report

  • LaMelo Ball – Ankle – Out
  • Mark Williams – Back – Out

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