Tuesday, November 10, 2015
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The Charlotte Hornets travel to Target Center to play the Minnesota Timberwolves on Tuesday, November 10, 2015. The opening line for this game has Minnesota as 1 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 198.
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The Hornets come into this game with an overall record of 2-4 and a road record of 1-3. They are 5th in the Southeast Division. They currently have a point differential of 0.7 as they are averaging 102 points per game while giving up 101.3 per contest. The Timberwolves have an overall record of 3-2 and a home record of 0-2. They currently are 2nd in the Northwest Division. They are averaging 98.8 points per game and surrendering 96.8, good for a point differential of 2.
Kemba Walker comes into this contest averaging 17.2 points per game while playing 31 minutes per night so far this season for the Hornets. He pulls down 3.2 rebounds per game and dishes out 5.3 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 45% while his free throw percentage is currently at 86%. Al Jefferson averages 15.8 points per game in 26.5 minutes per contest this season. He averages 1.2 assists per contest and 7.5 rebounds per game for Charlotte. His field goal percentage is 56% for the year while his free throw percentage is 50%.
Ricky Rubio averages 13.6 points per game while playing 31.6 minutes per contest this year for the Timberwolves. He grabs 5 rebounds per game and has 9.2 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 39% and his free throw percentage currently is at 90%. Karl-Anthony Towns averages 15.2 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 28.2 minutes per contest. He also averages 9.6 rebounds per contest and 1.2 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 48% and his free throw percentage is 90%.
Charlotte averages 102 points per contest this season which ranks them 15th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is 0.7 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team which has them ranked 11th. Behind the arc they shoot 36% which is good for 6th in the league. They average 52.3 rebounds per game and 21 assists per game which ranks them 21st and 17th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 3rd with 12.8 per game. The Hornets allow 101.3 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 15th in the league. They also allow a 46% shooting percentage and a 37% average from behind the arc ranking them 25th and 26th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 47.8 rebounds a game which ranks 2nd and they give up 24.3 assists per contest which puts them in 24th place in the league. They force 13 turnovers per game which ranks them 26th in the league.
Minnesota averages 98.8 points per game this year which ranks them 22nd in the league. Their average scoring margin is 2 and their shooting percentage is 41% as a team which has them sitting in the 27th spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 29% which is good for 25th in the NBA. They average 56 rebounds per game and 21.2 assists per contest which ranks them 8th and 15th respectively. In the turnover department the Timberwolves rank 10th with 14.4 per game. The Timberwolves allow 96.8 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 7th in the league. They also allow a 39% shooting percentage and a 28% average from behind the arc ranking them 1st and 3rd in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 59.2 rebounds a game which ranks 29th and they give up 17 assists per contest which puts them in 3rd place in the league. The Timberwolves force 16 turnovers per game which ranks them 11th in the NBA.
Charlotte Hornets Betting Trends
The Charlotte Hornets are 3-2-1 against the spread
The Charlotte Hornets are 4-2-0 against the over/under
Minnesota Timberwolves Betting Trends
The Minnesota Timberwolves are 3-2-0 against the spread
The Minnesota Timberwolves are 2-3-0 against the over/under
Charlotte Hornets Injuries
11/05/15 F Michael Kidd-Gilchrist Shoulder out for season
Minnesota Timberwolves Injuries
11/08/15 G Kevin Martin Personal probable Monday vs. Atlanta
10/26/15 C Nikola Pekovic Achilles out indefinitely
Guy's Pick: Take Minnesota
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