What is the over-under for Charlotte Hornets vs New Orleans Pelicans?
Charlotte is favored by three points in the latest Pelicans vs. Hornets odds from Caesars Sportsbook, and the over-under is set at 226.5. Before entering any Hornets vs. Pelicans picks, you’ll want to see the NBA predictions from the model at SportsLine.
What are the Pelicans’ odds against the Hornets?
Meanwhile, the Pelicans will be without Brandon Ingram (hamstring) and CJ McCollum (quarantine). Charlotte is favored by three points in the latest Pelicans vs. Hornets odds from Caesars Sportsbook, and the over-under is set at 226.5.
Is Charlotte on a 4-game winning streak?
Charlotte is on a 4-game winning streak (4-0 ATS) with victories over the Pelicans March 11 (142-120), the Oklahoma City Thunder last Monday (134-116), the Hawks Wednesday (116-106) and the Dallas Mavericks Saturday (129-108).
Money line (ML)
The Hornets (-190) are a little too risky for my liking at this price, especially since the Pelicans (+160) can very easily win this game outright.
Against the spread (ATS)
The PELICANS +5 (-115) have been cover kings lately, going 6-1 ATS across the past seven outings, and they’re 4-0 ATS as an underdog while winning two of those games outright. They’re playing good basketball right now, even without Williamson in their frontcourt.
Fixture: New Orleans Pelicans vs. Charlotte Hornets | NBA Season 2020-21
New Orleans Pelicans Preview
The New Orleans Pelicans have impressed on the offensive front, averaging 115 points per game (8th in the league). Head Coach Stan Van Gundy is known for his defensive acumen, yet the team have allowed 114.7 points per game, the 6th-worst mark in the league.
Key Player – Lonzo Ball
With Zion Williamson ruled out and Brandon Ingram listed as doubtful, Stan Van Gundy will expect Lonzo Ball to carry the Pelicans offense. Ball has been in good form lately, averaging 17.6 points, 7 rebounds and 6.7 assists to go with 2 steals in his last 10 games.
New Orleans Pelicans Predicted Lineup
Point Guard – Lonzo Ball | Shooting Guard – Eric Bledsoe | Small Forward – Naji Marshall | Power Forward – James Johnson | Center – Willy Hernangomez
Charlotte Hornets Preview
The Charlotte Hornets have moved the ball quite well this season, averaging close to 27 assists per contest. They have been a brilliant offensive rebounding outfit as well, grabbing 10.5 offensive boards per game. The Hornets have shown active hands on defense and rank in the top ten for steals per game.
Key Player – Terry Rozier
Former Boston Celtics man Terry Rozier is having a career year with the Charlotte Hornets. The combo guard is averaging 20 points, 4 assists and 4 rebounds per game, while shooting an impressive 39.1% from downtown. He is also tallying 1.2 steals per game, fulfilling his assignment on the defensive side of the ball.
Charlotte Hornets Predicted Lineup
Point Guard – LaMelo Ball | Shooting Guard – Terry Rozier | Small Forward – Jaden McDaniels | Power Forward – PJ Washington | Center – Bismack Biyombo