Philadelphia 76ers at Charlotte Hornets Basketball Betting Tips 3/19/2019
Tuesday, March 19, 2019
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The Philadelphia 76ers travel to Spectrum Center to play the Charlotte Hornets on Tuesday, March 19, 2019. The opening line for this matchup has Philadelphia as 1 point favorites.
The 76ers head into this matchup with a mark of 45-25. They are 2nd in the Atlantic Division. They have a point differential of 3.4 as they average 115.1 points per contest while giving up 111.7 per game. The Hornets have an overall mark of 31-38. They currently are 3rd in the Southeast Division. They total 110.3 points per contest and give up 111.5, which is a point differential of -1.2.
Valuable Philadelphia 76ers Betting Trends
The Philadelphia 76ers are 33-37-0 against the spread
The Philadelphia 76ers are 33-36-0 against the over/under
Important Charlotte Hornets Betting Trends
The Charlotte Hornets are 30-37-2 against the spread
The Charlotte Hornets are 38-31-0 against the over/under
Key Philadelphia 76ers Injuries
03/17/19 F Joel Embiid Rest is out Tuesday vs Charlotte
Key Charlotte Hornets Injuries
03/17/19 F Cody Zeller Knee is questionable Tuesday vs Philadelphia
Ben Simmons averages 17.0 points per game in 34.3 minutes per contest. He averages 7.8 assists per contest and 9.1 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 56% for the year while his free throw percentage is 60%. Jimmy Butler comes into this contest averaging 19.1 points per game while playing 33.7 minutes per night. He pulls down 5.2 rebounds per game and dishes out 4.0 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 47% while his free throw percentage is at 85%.
Kemba Walker averages 25.0 points per game and he sees the court an average of 34.9 minutes per contest. He also averages 4.3 rebounds per contest and 5.7 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 28.8 minutes per contest. He grabs 5.6 rebounds per game and has 2.2 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 44% and his free throw percentage is at 88%.
Useful Team Statistics
The 76ers allow 111.7 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 17th in the league. They also allow a 45% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the arc, ranking them 9th and 1st in those defensive categories. Opponents average 43.3 rebounds a game which ranks 5th, and they give up 23.1 assists per contest which puts them in 5th place in the league. They force 13.2 turnovers per game which ranks them 6th in the league. Philadelphia averages 115.1 points per contest this season, which ranks them 4th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is 3.4 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a team, which has them ranked 7th. Behind the arc they shoot 36% which is good for 7th in the league. They average 47.5 rebounds per game and 27.1 assists per contest, which ranks them 4th and 3rd in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 4th with 15.5 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Hornets surrender 111.5 points per contest, which ranks them 16th in the NBA. Their defense allows a 47% shooting percentage and a 36% average from 3-point range, ranking them 21st and 16th in those defensive statistics. They rank 25th with 25.7 assists allowed per contest, and 21st with 45.8 rebounds surrendered per game. The Hornets are 13th in the NBA in forcing turnovers with 13.7 per game. Charlotte is 19th in the league with 110.3 points per game this year. They are 25th in the league in shooting at 45%, while their average scoring margin is -1.2. They shoot 35% from 3-point range, which is good for 17th in the NBA. They are 23rd in the league in rebounding with 44.1 boards per game and 23rd in assists per contest with 23.0. The Hornets are 29th in turnovers per game with 12.7.
The 76ers are 9th in the NBA in offensive rating with 112.3, and their defensive rating of 109 is ranked 11th. In terms of pace they are 7th in the league with 101.7 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 53% is 8th. As a team they are 4th in the NBA in true shooting percentage with 58% and they shoot 3-pointers on 35% of their shots, ranking 16th in the league. Philadelphia is 3rd in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13.4 times per 100 possessions while forcing 11.4 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 51%, which is 29th in the league.
Charlotte is 29th in the NBA in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 11.3 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 110.6, and their defensive rating of 111.8 is ranked 22nd. 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 12th in the league.
Who will win tonight's 76ers/Hornets NBA game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Philadelphia -1
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