Charlotte Hornets at Boston Celtics NBA Tips 1/30/2019
Wednesday, January 30, 2019
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The Charlotte Hornets travel to TD Garden to play the Boston Celtics on Wednesday, January 30, 2019. The opening line for this matchup has Boston as 8 point favorites.
The Hornets head into this matchup with a mark of 24-25. They are 2nd in the Southeast Division. They have a point differential of 0.7 as they average 111.8 points per contest while giving up 111.1 per game. The Celtics have an overall mark of 31-19. They currently are 3rd in the Atlantic Division. They total 112.2 points per contest and give up 105.9, which is a point differential of 6.3.
Valuable Charlotte Hornets Betting Trends
The Charlotte Hornets are 25-24-0 against the spread
The Charlotte Hornets are 26-23-0 against the over/under
Important Boston Celtics Betting Trends
The Boston Celtics are 25-25-0 against the spread
The Boston Celtics are 29-21-0 against the over/under
Key Charlotte Hornets Injuries
01/01/19 F Cody Zeller Hand is out indefinitely
Key Boston Celtics Injuries
01/28/19 PG Kyrie Irving Hip is questionable Wednesday vs Charlotte
Jeremy Lamb comes into this contest averaging 15.2 points per game while playing 29.0 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 5.6 rebounds per game and dishes out 2.0 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 44% while his free throw percentage currently sits at 86%. Kemba Walker averages 24.4 points per game in 34.3 minutes per contest this season. He averages 5.6 assists per contest and 4.3 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 43% for the year while his free throw percentage is 82%.
Jayson Tatum averages 16.2 points per game while playing 31.1 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 6.2 rebounds per game and has 1.8 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 45% and his free throw percentage is at 86%. Kyrie Irving averages 23.7 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 32.6 minutes per contest. He also averages 4.8 rebounds per contest and 6.9 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 50% and his free throw percentage is 85%.
Useful Team Statistics
Charlotte averages 111.8 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 19th. Behind the arc they shoot 36% which is good for 10th in the league. They average 45.0 rebounds per game and 23.8 assists per game, which ranks them 19th and 17th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 30th with 12.3 per game. The Hornets allow 111.1 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 17th in the league. They also allow a 46% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc, ranking them 18th and 11th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 45.6 rebounds a game which ranks 22nd and they give up 25.6 assists per contest, which puts them in 25th place in the league. They force 13.2 turnovers per game which ranks them 11th in the league.
Useful Team Statistics
Boston is 14th in the league with 112.2 points per game this year. They are 14th in the league in shooting at 46%, while their average scoring margin is 6.3. They shoot 37% from 3-point range, which is good for 6th in the NBA. They are 15th in the league in rebounding with 45.2 boards per game, and 6th in assists per contest with 25.9. The Celtics are 23rd in turnovers per game with 13.1. The Celtics surrender 105.9 points per contest, which ranks them 5th in the NBA. Their defense allows a 44% shooting percentage and a 34% average from 3-point range, ranking them 2nd and 2nd in those defensive statistics. They rank 4th with 22.7 assists allowed per contest and 23rd with 45.7 rebounds surrendered per game. The Celtics were 25th in the NBA in forcing turnovers with 15.4 per game last season.
The Hornets are 12th in the league in defensive rating with 110.9, and their offensive rating of 111.6 is ranked 17th. They are 17th in the NBA in pace with 99.2 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 52% is 19th. As a unit they are 18th in the league in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 37% of their shot attempts, ranking 13th in the NBA. Charlotte is 30th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 10.9 times per 100 possessions while forcing 11.8 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 53%, which is 11th in the NBA.
Boston is 23rd in the league in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 11.7 times per 100 possessions while forcing 13.7 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 50%, which is 28th in the NBA. The Celtics are 11th in the league in defensive rating with 106.1, and their offensive rating of 112.5 is ranked 5th. They are 19th in the NBA in pace with 98.9 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 53% is 8th. As a unit they are 9th in the league in true shooting percentage with 57% and they shoot 3-pointers on 40% of their shot attempts, ranking 4th in the NBA.
Who will win tonight's Hornets/Celtics NBA game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Charlotte +8
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