Charlotte Hornets vs Golden State Warriors Prediction, 2/26/2021 NBA Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Charlotte Hornets vs Golden State Warriors
Date: Friday, February 26, 2021
Location: Chase Center in San Francisco, CA
TV: NBC Sports Bay Area
Odds/Point Spread: Charlotte (+6)
Chase Center is the venue where and the Golden State Warriors (17-15) will play the Charlotte Hornets (14-16) on Friday. The odds on this game have Golden State as 6-point favorites. The total opens at 233.5.
The Charlotte Hornets faced off with the Phoenix Suns and took home the win by a score of 124-121 in their last game. Charlotte wrapped up the contest having earned a 48.9% FG percentage (43 of 88) and converted 13 out of their 36 shots from distance. At the charity stripe, the Hornets converted 25 of 27 shots for a percentage of 92.6%. When it comes to grabbing boards, they compiled 46 with 9 of them being on the offensive end. They also dished out 24 dimes for this game as well as creating 14 turnovers and earning 8 steals. Regarding defense, Charlotte allowed their opponent to shoot 50.6% from the floor on 44 out of 87 shooting. Phoenix dished out 26 dimes and had 9 steals for this contest. Moreover, Phoenix had 41 rebounds (7 offensive, 34 defensive) and had 6 blocks. Phoenix finished shooting 70.4% when shooting free throws by making 19 of their 27 shots. They also knocked down 14 out of their 38 attempts from distance.
LaMelo Ball is someone who was a contributor for the contest. He ended up scoring 21 points on 8 of 20 shooting. He was on the court for 38:11 minutes and also grabbed 7 rebounds. Ball finished shooting 40.0% from the floor and earned 4 assists. One more player that played a role in this game for the Hornets was Gordon Hayward. He collected 3 rebounds in his 25:44 minutes on the basketball court. He finished the game shooting 60.0% from the floor in the game by connecting on 9-of-15 (21 points). When the time ran out, Hayward accounted for 2 assists.
Charlotte steps onto the hardwood with a mark of 14-16 on the campaign. They have an average of 110.9 pts per game (20th in basketball) on 45.9% from the floor. The Hornets are shooting 38.1% on three-point shots (416 of 1,091) and 77.0% from the free throw line. As a unit, Charlotte is pulling down 44.3 rebounds per game and has earned 810 assists for the campaign, which ranks 5th in the NBA in terms of passing. They turn it over 15.3 times per contest and as a unit are committing 18.5 fouls per contest. On defense, the Hornets have forced 15.6 turnovers per game while drawing 18.8 personal fouls. The Hornets defense is giving up a FG percentage of 46.4% (468 of 563) and they concede 45.4 boards per game as a basketball team. They are ranked 29th in basketball in giving up assists to their opponents with 843 conceded so far this season. They are giving up 37.3% from 3-point land and they are 16th in the league in opponents points per game (112.0).
In their last game, the Golden State Warriors walked away with a victory by a final of 111-107 against the Indiana Pacers. The Warriors earned 33 defensive rebounds and 8 offensive boards totaling 41 in this game. They also turned the ball over 18 times, while getting 10 steals in this contest. The Pacers were called for 22 personal fouls in this matchup which got the Warriors to the free throw line for 31 attempts. They were able to convert 28 of the free throws for a clip of 90.3%. With regard to shooting from beyond the arc, Golden State knocked down 5 of 26 tries (19.2%). When all was said and done, the Warriors walked away from this one shooting 39 out of 83 from the field which had them shooting 47.0%. The Warriors permitted the Pacers to knock down 37 out of 81 attempts from the floor which had them at 45.7% for this contest. They finished shooting 24.1% from three-point range by going 7 of 29 and ended up shooting 26 of 32 from the free throw line (81.3%). When discussing attacking the glass, Golden State allowed Indiana to get 39 in total (7 offensive).
Stephen Curry ended up being a major contributor for the Warriors for this game. He buried 9 of 22 for the matchup giving him a field goal percentage of 40.9%, and accounted for 6 rebounds. Curry totaled 37 points in his 36:42 mins on the court and had 6 assists for this game. Someone else that ended being a contributor for Golden State was Kelly Oubre. He left the arena with 2 assists in his 36:32 mins on the hardwood, and he converted 8 of 18 from the floor. Oubre ended the game having shot 44.4% from the floor while earning 19 points and 8 boards.
Golden State has a win-loss record of 17-15 for the campaign. Golden State has earned 3,659 pts for the season (114.3 per game) and they pull in 43.6 rebounds per contest. The Warriors commit 21.8 fouls per game and they shoot 77.6% from the charity stripe. On the offensive side of the court, the Warriors are shooting 46.2% from the field, which is 15th in the league. They are earning an assist 27.8 times per contest (1st in the league) and they are turning it over 14.3 times per contest. The Warriors on the defensive end are ranked 20th in the league in PPG given up with 112.6. They have surrendered 23.6 dimes and 48.5 rebounds per game, ranking them 9th and 30th in the NBA. The Golden State defense concedes 37.6% on 3-point shots (427 of 1,136) and opponents are knocking down 79.4% of their foul shots. They have forced 15.5 turnovers per game and have allowed teams to shoot 44.0% from the floor (2nd in the NBA).
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlay's Pundit's Pick: Take Golden State (-6) and under 233.5 points
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