Hornets vs Spurs Predictions, Picks, Betting Tips 2/1/2020
Game: Charlotte Hornets vs San Antonio Spurs
Date: Saturday, February 1, 2020
Location: AT&T Center in San Antonio, TX
Odds/Point Spread: San Antonio -3
PJ Washington and the Charlotte Hornets (16-32, 4th in the Southeast Division) go to AT&T Center on Saturday where they'll meet the San Antonio Spurs (21-26, 4th in the Southwest Division). The spread on this contest has San Antonio as 3 point favorites. The over/under has been set at 222.
The Hornets are covering the spread 50.0% of the time, having gone 24-24-0 ATS. San Antonio is covering 43.5% of the time, going 20-26-1 against the spread.
Key Charlotte Hornets Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key San Antonio Spurs Injuries
01/30/20 C LaMarcus Aldridge Thumb is doubtful Saturday vs Charlotte
PJ Washington comes into this contest averaging 12.2 points per game while playing 30.1 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 5.3 rebounds per game and dishes out 2.0 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 48% while his free throw percentage currently sits at 66%. Terry Rozier averages 18.1 points per game in 34.2 minutes per contest this season. He averages 4.3 assists per contest and 4.5 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 42% for the year while his free throw percentage is 86%.
Bryn Forbes averages 11.1 points per game while playing 25.6 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 2.2 rebounds per game and has 1.8 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 40% and his free throw percentage is at 82%. DeMar DeRozan averages 23.0 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 34.4 minutes per contest. He also averages 5.7 rebounds per contest and 5.2 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 54% and his free throw percentage is 85%.
Useful Team Statistics
Charlotte averages 103.2 points per contest this season, which ranks them 30th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is -7.2 and their shooting percentage is 43% as a team, which has them ranked 28th. Behind the arc they shoot 35% which is good for 19th in the league. They average 42.6 rebounds per game and 24.0 assists per game, which ranks them 26th and 15th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 15th with 14.9 per game. The Hornets allow 110.4 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 16th in the league. They also allow a 48% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the arc, ranking them 28th and 17th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 46.3 rebounds a game which ranks 24th and they give up 26.7 assists per contest, which puts them in 30th place in the league. They force 14.9 turnovers per game which ranks them 18th in the league.
Useful Team Statistics
San Antonio is 7th in the league with 113.6 points per game this year. They are 6th in the league in shooting at 47%, while their average scoring margin is -0.8. They shoot 37% from 3-point range, which is good for 7th in the NBA. They are 9th in the league in rebounding with 45.8 boards per game, and 13th in assists per contest with 24.6. The Spurs are 28th in turnovers per game with 12.9. The Spurs surrender 114.4 points per contest, which ranks them 23rd in the NBA. Their defense allows a 46% shooting percentage and a 36% average from 3-point range, ranking them 18th and 22nd in those defensive statistics. They rank 25th with 25.4 assists allowed per contest and 15th with 45.6 rebounds surrendered per game. The Spurs are 3rd in the NBA in forcing turnovers with 12.6 per game.
The Hornets are 25th in the NBA in offensive rating with 105.9, and their defensive rating of 113.3 is ranked 27th. In terms of pace they are 30th in the league with 96.6 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 50% is 27th. As a team they are 27th in the NBA in true shooting percentage with 54% and they shoot 3-pointers on 40% of their shots, ranking 9th in the league. Charlotte is 9th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13.4 times per 100 possessions while forcing 13.4 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 55%, which is 3rd in the league.
San Antonio is 29th in the NBA in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 11.4 times per 100 possessions while forcing 11.1 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 53%, which is 12th in the league. The Spurs are 10th in the NBA in offensive rating with 111.9, and their defensive rating of 112.7 is ranked 23rd. In terms of pace they are 15th in the league with 100.2 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 53% is 14th. As a team they are 11th in the NBA in true shooting percentage with 57% and they shoot 3-pointers on 32% of their shots, ranking 29th in the league.
Who will win tonight's Hornets/Spurs NBA game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take San Antonio -3
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