Prediction Hornets 114, Timberwolves 110 Money line PASS. I just prefer the points as most NBA games end with a margin greater than 2. Against the spread BET HORNETS -2.5 (-115) as they’ve used the Spectrum Center’s crowd to full effect. They’re 6-2 at home, one of the better home records in the NBA.
What are the Timberwolves favored at home against the Hornets?
The Timberwolves logged a 129-120 win over the Indiana Pacers on Sunday, and return home for the first of a four-game home stand. The Timberwolves are favored by six points at DraftKings Sportsbook, priced at -235 on the moneyline. The Hornets are set at +190 while the point total is 244.5.
How good is the Charlotte Hornets offense?
Charlotte’s offense is prolific, leading the NBA in points per game (113. 8) this season. Charlotte is No. 2 in the NBA in fast-break points (16. 2 per game) and No. 4 in the NBA in points in the paint (49. 9 per game). The Hornets are also highly skilled and willing to pass. Charlotte is No. 5 in the NBA in 3-pointers.
What time does the Charlotte Hornets game with the Timberwolves start?
The Charlotte Hornets (29-29) will take on the Minnesota Timberwolves (30-27) at Target Center tonight, with tip set for 8:00 p.m. ET. The Hornets come into this game on the back of a 125-118 loss to the Memphis Grizzlies on Saturday, but they’ll be well-rested and looking to bounce back on the road tonight.
What is the assist-to-turnover ratio for the Hornets?
The Hornets rank in the top five in assists (27. 1 per game), assist percentage (64. 2 percent) and assist-to-turnover ratio (2. 04). Charlotte is also in the top 10 in turnover avoidance, committing only 13. 3 giveaways per game.
Timberwolves at Hornets odds, spread and lines
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PASS. I just prefer the points as most NBA games end with a margin greater than 2.
Against the spread
BET HORNETS -2.5 (-115) as they’ve used the Spectrum Center’s crowd to full effect.
Money line (ML)
The HORNETS (-115) have alternated wins and losses over the past 10 games, going 5-5 ATS with alternating covers, too. They lost at Portland by a 123-111 score last time out on Monday. The last time these teams met, Charlotte came away with a 120-114 victory as 2.5-point favorites on Feb. 12 in the Queen City, too.
Against the spread (ATS)
The Hornets -1 (-110) offers a little more bang for your buck than the money line at (-115). Keep an eye out when locking in your wagers that the two don’t flip again. Take the HORNETS (-1, -110).