Charlotte Hornets at Brooklyn Nets NBA Tips 3/1/2019
Friday, March 1, 2019
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The Charlotte Hornets travel to Barclays Center to play the Brooklyn Nets on Friday, March 1, 2019. The opening line for this matchup has Brooklyn as 3 point favorites.
The Hornets have a record of 28-33. They are 1st in the Southeast Division. They have a point differential of -0.6 as they average 111.1 points per game while giving up 111.6 per contest. The Nets have an overall record of 32-31 this season. They are 4th in the Atlantic Division. They average 112.0 points per game and surrender 112.5, good for a point differential of -0.5.
Valuable Charlotte Hornets Betting Trends
The Charlotte Hornets are 28-31-2 against the spread
The Charlotte Hornets are 34-27-0 against the over/under
Important Brooklyn Nets Betting Trends
The Brooklyn Nets are 35-28-0 against the spread
The Brooklyn Nets are 33-29-0 against the over/under
Key Charlotte Hornets Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Brooklyn Nets Injuries
01/24/19 PG Spencer Dinwiddie Finger is out indefinitely
Kemba Walker comes into this contest averaging 25.2 points per game while playing 34.7 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 4.3 rebounds per game and dishes out 5.6 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 43% while his free throw percentage currently sits at 83%. Jeremy Lamb averages 15.1 points per game in 28.4 minutes per contest this season. He averages 2.1 assists per contest and 5.6 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 44% for the year while his free throw percentage is 87%.
Joe Harris averages 13.8 points per game while playing 30.1 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 3.6 rebounds per game and has 2.6 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 50% and his free throw percentage is at 85%. D'Angelo Russell averages 20.6 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 30.2 minutes per contest. He also averages 3.8 rebounds per contest and 6.7 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 44% and his free throw percentage is 83%.
Useful Team Statistics
Charlotte averages 111.1 points per contest this season, which ranks them 19th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is -0.6 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team, which has them ranked 23rd. Behind the arc they shoot 35% which is good for 20th in the league. They average 44.5 rebounds per game and 23.1 assists per game, which ranks them 22nd and 23rd in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 29th with 12.6 per game. The Hornets allow 111.6 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 16th in the league. They also allow a 47% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc, ranking them 22nd and 14th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 45.4 rebounds a game which ranks 20th and they give up 25.7 assists per contest, which puts them in 26th place in the league. They force 13.6 turnovers per game which ranks them 11th in the league.
Useful Team Statistics
Brooklyn is 16th in the league with 112.0 points per game this year. They are 22nd in the league in shooting at 45%, while their average scoring margin is -0.5. They shoot 36% from 3-point range, which is good for 11th in the NBA. They are 10th in the league in rebounding with 46.0 boards per game, and 17th in assists per contest with 24.0. The Nets are 6th in turnovers per game with 15.2. The Nets surrender 112.5 points per contest, which ranks them 21st in the NBA. Their defense allows a 46% shooting percentage and a 34% average from 3-point range, ranking them 18th and 7th in those defensive statistics. They rank 8th with 23.3 assists allowed per contest and 21st with 45.5 rebounds surrendered per game. The Nets were 10th in the NBA in forcing turnovers with 13.5 per game last season.
The Hornets are 13th in the league in defensive rating with 111.6, and their offensive rating of 111.1 is ranked 21st. They are 20th in the NBA in pace with 99.1 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 52% is 21st. As a unit they are 19th in the league in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 37% of their shot attempts, ranking 12th in the NBA. Charlotte is 30th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 11.2 times per 100 possessions while forcing 12.1 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 53%, which is 8th in the NBA.
Brooklyn is 8th in the league in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13.1 times per 100 possessions while forcing 11.7 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 52%, which is 18th in the NBA. The Nets are 17th in the league in defensive rating with 110.3, and their offensive rating of 109.9 is ranked 16th. They are 12th in the NBA in pace with 100.3 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 52% is 18th. As a unit they are 15th in the league in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 40% of their shot attempts, ranking 4th in the NBA.
Who will win tonight's Hornets/Nets NBA game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Charlotte +3
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