Brooklyn Nets at Charlotte Hornets NBA Picks 2/23/2019
Saturday, February 23, 2019
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The Brooklyn Nets travel to Spectrum Center to play the Charlotte Hornets on Saturday, February 23, 2019. The opening line for this matchup has Charlotte as 3.5 point favorites.
The Nets head into this matchup with a mark of 30-30. They are 4th in the Atlantic Division. They have a point differential of -0.7 as they average 112.1 points per contest while giving up 112.7 per game. The Hornets have an overall mark of 27-30. They currently are 1st in the Southeast Division. They total 110.8 points per contest and give up 111.3, which is a point differential of -0.5.
Valuable Brooklyn Nets Betting Trends
The Brooklyn Nets are 33-27-0 against the spread
The Brooklyn Nets are 31-28-0 against the over/under
Important Charlotte Hornets Betting Trends
The Charlotte Hornets are 27-29-1 against the spread
The Charlotte Hornets are 31-26-0 against the over/under
Key Brooklyn Nets Injuries
01/24/19 PG Spencer Dinwiddie Finger is out indefinitely
Key Charlotte Hornets Injuries
02/22/19 PG Tony Parker Back is upgraded to probable Friday vs Washington
Joe Harris averages 13.8 points per game in 30.1 minutes per contest. He averages 2.5 assists per contest and 3.7 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 50% for the year while his free throw percentage is 85%. D'Angelo Russell comes into this contest averaging 20.2 points per game while playing 30.1 minutes per night. He pulls down 3.8 rebounds per game and dishes out 6.7 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 43% while his free throw percentage is at 82%.
Kemba Walker averages 24.9 points per game and he sees the court an average of 34.4 minutes per contest. He also averages 4.4 rebounds per contest and 5.6 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 43% and his free throw percentage is 83%. Jeremy Lamb averages 15.2 points per game while playing 28.6 minutes per contest. He grabs 5.6 rebounds per game and has 2.0 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 44% and his free throw percentage is at 86%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Nets allow 112.7 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 21st in the league. They also allow a 46% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc, ranking them 20th and 8th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 45.4 rebounds a game which ranks 21st, and they give up 23.5 assists per contest which puts them in 9th place in the league. They force 13.5 turnovers per game which ranks them 9th in the league. Brooklyn averages 112.1 points per contest this season, which ranks them 15th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is -0.7 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team, which has them ranked 21st. Behind the arc they shoot 36% which is good for 9th in the league. They average 46.1 rebounds per game and 24.1 assists per contest, which ranks them 10th and 17th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 8th with 15.2 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Hornets surrender 111.3 points per contest, which ranks them 15th in the NBA. Their defense allows a 47% shooting percentage and a 36% average from 3-point range, ranking them 22nd and 15th in those defensive statistics. They rank 26th with 25.7 assists allowed per contest, and 23rd with 45.5 rebounds surrendered per game. The Hornets are 10th in the NBA in forcing turnovers with 13.6 per game. Charlotte is 18th in the league with 110.8 points per game this year. They are 24th in the league in shooting at 45%, while their average scoring margin is -0.5. They shoot 35% from 3-point range, which is good for 17th in the NBA. They are 20th in the league in rebounding with 44.4 boards per game and 23rd in assists per contest with 23.2. The Hornets are 30th in turnovers per game with 12.5.
The Nets are 16th in the NBA in offensive rating with 109.9, and their defensive rating of 110.5 is ranked 17th. In terms of pace they are 12th in the league with 100.3 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 52% is 18th. As a team they are 15th in the NBA in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 39% of their shots, ranking 5th in the league. Brooklyn is 10th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13.1 times per 100 possessions while forcing 11.7 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 52%, which is 15th in the league.
Charlotte is 30th in the NBA in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 11.1 times per 100 possessions while forcing 12.2 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 53%, which is 8th in the league. The Hornets are 14th in the NBA in offensive rating with 110.9, and their defensive rating of 111.4 is ranked 19th. In terms of pace they are 20th in the league with 99 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 51% is 21st. As a team they are 20th in the NBA in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 37% of their shots, ranking 13th in the league.
Who will win tonight's Nets/Hornets NBA game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Charlotte -3.5
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