Charlotte Hornets vs Los Angeles Clippers 11/7/2021 NBA Picks, Best Bets, Tips and Prediction
Game: Charlotte Hornets vs Los Angeles Clippers
Date: Sunday, November 7, 2021
Location: STAPLES Center in Los Angeles, CA
TV: Bally Sports SE-CHA
STAPLES Center is the location where the Los Angeles Clippers (4-4) will go up against the Charlotte Hornets (5-5) on Sunday.
The Hornets played the Kings and walked away from this one with a loss by a score of 140-110 in their last game. Charlotte ended the game having earned a 46.7% FG percentage (43 of 92) and converted 11 out of their 35 3-point shots. When they shot from the free throw line, the Hornets converted 13 of their 21 tries for a percentage of 61.9%. In regard to getting rebounds, they compiled 28 with 7 of them being of the offensive sort. They also doled out 29 dimes in this matchup while forcing the opposition into 1 turnovers and earning 8 steals. When it comes to defense, Charlotte allowed 55.2% from the field on 48 out of 87 shooting. Sacramento distributed 56 dimes and had 29 steals in the game. Moreover, Sacramento snagged 43 rebounds (13 offensive, 30 defensive) and added 5 blocks. Sacramento finished the game shooting 84.6% when shooting free throws by converting 22 of 26 attempts. They also knocked down 22 of their 44 tries from long range. Regarding personal fouls, the Hornets left the arena with 19 and the Kings finished the game with 18 personal fouls.
LaMelo Ball is one player who came through for the contest. Ball ended up shooting 64.3% from the field and dished out 13 assists. He played for 31 mins and pulled down 3 rebounds. He was able to score 24 points on 9 of 14 shooting.
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Charlotte will enter this game with a mark of 5-5 on the campaign. They average 114.2 points per game (1st in the league) while connecting on 45.3% from the field. The Hornets are connecting on 38.8% on 3-pointers (138 of 356) and 71.4% from the charity stripe. As a team, Charlotte is grabbing 43.6 boards per contest and has accounted for 266 dimes on the season, which is 1st in basketball in terms of passing the ball. They turn it over 13.2 times per game and as a squad they commit 18.4 fouls per game.
Defensively, the Hornets are able to force 16.5 turnovers every game and they draw 19.2 fouls. They are conceding 35.2% on 3-point shots and they are 30th in the NBA in points per game allowed (117.4). The Hornets defense is allowing a FG percentage of 47.8% (431 of 901) and they surrender 48.2 rebounds per game as a basketball team. They rank 30th in the league in giving up assists with 264 relinquished for the campaign.
When they last played, the Clippers walked away with a victory by a final of 104-84 when they played the Timberwolves. The Clippers were able to snag 47 defensive rebounds and 15 offensive boards for a total of 62 for the game. They gave up possession 17 times, while earning 12 steals in the matchup. The Timberwolves were called for 21 fouls for the game which got the Clippers to the free throw line for a total of 32 tries. They were able to bury 26 of them for a rate of 81.3%. Concerning shooting from distance, Los Angeles buried 6 of their 28 tries (21.4%). When the final whistle was blown, the Clippers finished shooting 36 for 88 from the floor which gave them a percentage of 40.9%. The Clippers permitted the Timberwolves to bury 31 out of their 89 tries from the floor which left them with a shooting percentage of 34.8% for the game. They wrapped up this game 32.7% from three-point range by going 17 of 52 and finished the game at 5 out of 7 from the charity stripe (71.4%). With respect to attacking the glass, Los Angeles allowed Minnesota to grab 35 in all (7 offensive).
Reggie Jackson ended up being a factor for the Clippers in this matchup. He converted 8 out of 16 for the contest for a field goal percentage of 50.0%, and earned 4 rebounds. Jackson racked up 20 points in his 37 mins on the court and had 4 dimes in the matchup.
Los Angeles has a record of 4-4 this season. In terms of offensive execution, the Clippers are hitting on 43.3% from the field, which ranks 22nd in the league. Los Angeles has scored 843 pts so far this year (105.4 per game) and they average 44.1 rebounds per game. Their rate of earning assists is at 23.6 times per contest (14th in basketball) and they are losing possession via turnover 13.8 times per contest. The Clippers are committing 18.9 fouls every game and they hit 75.2% from the charity stripe.
The Los Angeles defense allows 34.7% from downtown (102 of 294) and their opponents are connecting on 78.2% of their free throw attempts. They concede 20.3 dimes and 50.0 total rebounds per game, which has them ranked 4th and 28th in the NBA. The Clippers on defense are ranked 7th in the league in PPG given up with 102.1. They are forcing 19.0 turnovers per game and allow teams to shoot 42.3% from the floor (5th in the NBA).
Who will win tonight's NBA game against the spread?
Tony Sink's Pick: Take Los Angeles
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