Charlotte Hornets at Toronto Raptors NBA Picks & Parlay 11/29/2017
Wednesday, November 29, 2017
Air Canada Centre
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The Charlotte Hornets head to Air Canada Centre to take on the Toronto Raptors on Wednesday, November 29, 2017. The opening line for this game has Toronto as 8 point favorites.
The Hornets come into this game with an overall record of 8-11. They are 3rd in the Southeast Division. They currently have a point differential of -0.7 as they are averaging 105.4 points per game while giving up 106.1 per contest. The Raptors have an overall record of 12-7. They currently are 2nd in the Atlantic Division. They are averaging 109.6 points per game and surrendering 102.6, good for a point differential of 7.0.
Valuable Charlotte Hornets Betting Trends
The Charlotte Hornets are 9-9-1 against the spread
The Charlotte Hornets are 9-10-0 against the over/under
Important Toronto Raptors Betting Trends
The Toronto Raptors are 11-8-0 against the spread
The Toronto Raptors are 8-11-0 against the over/under
Key Charlotte Hornets Injuries
11/28/17 PG Kemba Walker Shoulder is probable Wednesday vs. Toronto
Key Toronto Raptors Injuries
11/28/17 G DeMar DeRozan Knee is probable Wednesday vs. Charlotte
11/28/17 G CJ Miles Personal is probable Wednesday vs. Charlotte
11/16/17 PG Delon Wright Shoulder is out indefinitely
Jeremy Lamb averages 15.9 points per contest in 28.9 minutes per game this year. He averages 3.4 assists per game and 5.3 rebounds per contest for Charlotte. His field goal percentage is 45% for the season while his free throw percentage is 85%. Kemba Walker comes into this game averaging 22.3 points per contest while playing 35.2 minutes per night so far this year. He grabs 3.8 rebounds per contest and distributes 6.2 assists per game. His FG percentage is 44% while his free throw percentage is 86%.
DeMar DeRozan averages 22.9 points per game this year and he's on the court an average of 34.2 minutes per game. He also brings in 4.3 rebounds per game and 4.6 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 47% and his free throw percentage is 81%. Kyle Lowry has scored 15.7 points per contest while playing 32.3 minutes per game this season for the Raptors. He hauls in 6.3 rebounds per contest and has 7 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 44% and his free throw percentage is at 90%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Hornets allow 106.1 points per contest which is 16th in the NBA. They also surrender a 44% shooting percentage and a 34% average from 3-point range, ranking them 9th and 6th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 44.2 rebounds a game which ranks 19th, and they allow 22.6 assists per game which puts them in 16th place in the league. They force 12.8 turnovers per game which ranks them 1st in the NBA. Charlotte averages 105.4 points per contest this year, which is 16th in the league. Their average scoring margin is -0.74 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a unit, which has them ranked 22nd. From 3-point territory they shoot 36%, which is good for 20th in the NBA. They average 47.6 boards per contest and 20.2 assists per game, which ranks them 2nd and 27th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 30th with 13.2 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Raptors give up 102.6 points per game, which ranks them 9th in the league. Their defense is surrendering a 45% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 10th and 17th in those defensive statistics. They rank 14th with 22.4 dimes allowed per game and 6th with 41.5 boards surrendered per contest. The Raptors are 20th in the league in forcing turnovers with 15.8 per contest this year. Toronto is 5th in the NBA with 109.6 points per contest this season. They are 2nd in the league in shooting at 49%, while their average scoring margin is 7. They shoot 35% from beyond the arc, which is good for 23rd in the league. They are 25th in the NBA in rebounding with 41.5 boards per contest and 11th in assists per game with 23. The Raptors are 20th in turnovers per contest with 14.8.
The Hornets are 19th in the NBA in offensive rating with 106.1, and their defensive rating of 106.8 is ranked 16th. In terms of pace they are 10th in the league with 98.8 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 50% is 26th. As a team they are 24th in the NBA in true shooting percentage with 54% and they shoot 3-pointers on 31% of their shots, ranking 20th in the league. Charlotte is 30th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 11.9 times per 100 possessions while forcing 11.6 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 50%, which is 21st in the league.
Toronto is 18th in the league in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13.7 times per 100 possessions while forcing 14.4 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 50%, which is 24th in the NBA. The Raptors are 3rd in the league in defensive rating with 105.2, and their offensive rating of 112.4 is ranked 21st. They are 15th in the NBA in pace with 97.5 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 55% is 3rd. As a unit they are 3rd in the league in true shooting percentage with 59% and they shoot 3-pointers on 38% of their shot attempts, ranking 6th in the NBA.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take Charlotte +8 and over 204.5 total points
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