Charlotte Hornets vs Philadelphia 76ers Prediction, 1/4/2021 NBA Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Charlotte Hornets vs Philadelphia 76ers
Date: Monday, January 4, 2021
Location: Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia, PA
TV: NBC Sports Philadelphia
Odds/Point Spread: Charlotte (+10.5)
Wells Fargo Center is the site where and the Philadelphia 76ers (5-1) will play the Charlotte Hornets (2-4) on Monday. Philadelphia opens this contest as 10.5-point favorites. The over/under has been set at 215.5.
The Charlotte Hornets stepped onto the hardwood against the 76ers and took a loss by a score of 127-112 in their last contest. Charlotte finished the game with a 41.3% FG percentage (38 of 92) and converted 13 of their 35 shots from 3-point land. From the charity stripe, the Hornets knocked down 23 of 26 attempts for a percentage of 88.5%. Concerning pulling down boards, they collected 40 with 14 of them being offensive. They also dished out 34 assists for this contest while having 15 steals and 5 blocks. In terms of defense, Charlotte allowed their opponent to shoot 59.5% from the field on 47 of 79 shooting. Philadelphia dished out 35 assists and had 10 steals in the game. Additionally, the 76ers collected 45 rebounds (7 offensive, 38 defensive) and had 7 blocks. Philadelphia shot 70.8% when shooting free throws by knocking down 17 of 24 attempts. They also made 16 of their 35 attempts from 3-point land.
Terry Rozier is one player who played a role for the matchup. He totaled 35 points on 12 of 18 shooting. He saw the court for 33:54 mins played and grabbed 2 rebounds. Rozier finished 66.7% from the field and totaled 3 assists. Someone else that was a contributor in this matchup for the Hornets was Gordon Hayward. He totaled 6 boards and also earned 6 dimes. He finished the game shooting 46.7% from the floor in the game by shooting 7-of-15 (20 points). When the game finished, Hayward was on the court for 38:30 min.
Charlotte enters this one with a mark of 2-4 on the year. They are turning it over 16.3 times per game and as a team are committing 20.8 personal fouls per game. As a unit, Charlotte is grabbing 43.8 rebounds per contest and has accumulated 178 assists for the season, which has them ranked 1st in the NBA in terms of passing the ball. The Hornets are shooting 36.2% on three-point shots (76 of 210) and 69.7% from the free throw line. They currently have an average of 108.3 pts per contest (20th in basketball) while hitting 44.5% from the field. Defensively, the Hornets are forcing 18.3 turnovers every game while drawing 18.5 personal fouls. They relinquish 36.2% on 3-point attempts and they are ranked 16th in the NBA in PPG allowed (111.3). The Hornets defense is giving up a shooting percentage of 47.8% (110 of 111) and they concede 47.0 boards per contest as a basketball team. They rank 30th in the league in giving up assists to their opponents with 175 conceded on the campaign.
For their last game against Charlotte, the 76ers pulled down 38 defensive boards and 7 offensive rebounds totaling 45 in this contest. They also turned away 7 shots while recording 10 steals for the matchup. The Hornets earned 18 fouls for the game which got the 76ers to the free throw line for a total of 24 tries. They were able to knock down 17 of the free throw attempts for a rate of 70.8%. In the matter of shots from beyond the arc, Philadelphia converted 16 of 35 tries (45.7%). When the final whistle was blown, the 76ers finished the game shooting 47 for 79 from the field which gave them a rate of 59.5%. The 76ers permitted the Hornets to knock down 38 of 92 tries from the field which gave them a rate of 41.3% for this contest. They finished 37.1% from distance by connecting on 13 of 35 and finished the game at 23 out of 26 from the charity stripe (88.5%). In regard to how they attacked the glass, Philadelphia allowed Charlotte to snag 40 in all (14 offensive).
Tobias Harris ended up having an impact for the 76ers in this matchup. He made 9 of 14 in this game for a field goal rate of 64.3%, which got him 24 points. Harris collected 9 boards in his 36:52 minutes of time on the hardwood and had 6 dimes for the matchup. An additional guy that was important for Philadelphia was Seth Curry. He walked away with 21 points in his 34:15 mins played by way of 8 out of 11 from the floor in the matchup. Curry ended up shooting 72.7% from the floor in addition to collecting 6 assists and 2 rebounds.
Philadelphia has a mark of 5-1 on the campaign. The 76ers are committing 19.7 fouls per contest and they hit 77.4% from the free throw line. They are assisting teammates 24.2 times per game (17th in the NBA) and they are giving up possession 18.2 times per contest. Philadelphia has totaled 659 points so far this year (109.8 per contest) and they collect 47.7 rebounds per game. On the offensive side of the court, the 76ers are shooting 46.9% from the floor, which is 9th in basketball. The 76ers on defense are ranked 2nd in the league in PPG given up with 101.8. They are forcing 15.8 turnovers on a nightly basis and allow teams to shoot 41.4% from the floor (1st in basketball). The Philadelphia defense surrenders 35.8% on shots from distance (67 of 187) and their opponents are making 81.3% of their free throw attempts. They have allowed 25.0 assists and 43.8 rebounds every game, which ranks them 19th and 12th in the league.
Who will win tonight's NBA game against the spread?
Guy Bruhn's Pick: Take Philadelphia (-10.5)
Get $60 worth of FREE premium member picks. No Obligation. No Salesman. No Credit Card. Fast Sign up with Instant Access Click Here
Get all of Today's NBA Picks
Get all of Today's Guaranteed Expert NBA Picks