Charlotte Hornets vs Miami Heat Prediction, 11/10/2022 Preview and Pick
Game: Charlotte Hornets vs Miami Heat
Date: Thursday, November 10, 2022
Location: FTX Arena in Miami, FL
TV: Bally Sports Sun
The Miami Heat host the Charlotte Hornets at FTX Arena on Thursday.
The Hornets faced the Wizards and ended up losing by a score of 108-100 in their last game. In reference to fouls, the Hornets ended up with 23 and the Wizards accumulated 18 fouls. They also buried 5 of 19 attempts from 3-point land. Washington finished the game shooting 63.3% at the charity stripe by burying 19 of 30 attempts. Furthermore, Washington collected 47 rebounds (10 offensive, 37 defensive) and got 7 blocks. Washington earned 21 dimes and had 2 steals in this game. Pertaining to defending, Charlotte allowed their opponent to shoot 52.5% from the floor on 42 out of 80 shooting. They also recorded 27 dimes in this game as well as forcing the other team into 14 turnovers and having 8 steals. When it comes to hauling in boards, they compiled 45 with 17 of them being of the offensive sort. At the charity stripe, the Hornets made 11 of their 16 tries for a rate of 68.8%. Charlotte ended the contest with a 41.6% field goal percentage (42 of 101) and made 5 of their 32 shots from downtown.
P.J. Washington is a guy who was a major factor for this contest. Washington finished shooting 61.1% from the field but wasn't able to get a dime. He was on the hardwood for 30 mins and also grabbed 4 boards. He walked away with 25 points on 11 of 18 shooting.
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Charlotte comes into this contest with a win-loss record of 3-8 for the season. They are giving up possession 15.0 times per contest and as a basketball team are committing 20.5 fouls per game. As a team, Charlotte is snagging 45.9 boards per contest and has racked up 292 dimes so far this year, which is 5th in the NBA in terms of passing the rock. The Hornets are hitting 33.9% on three-point attempts (119 of 351) and 71.8% from the charity stripe. They average 109.1 points per outing (24th in the league) on 44.2% from the floor.
When they are on defense, the Hornets are forcing 15.0 turnovers every game while drawing 20.6 fouls. They are ranked 24th in the league in allowing assists to the opposition with 285 surrendered on the season. The Hornets defensively are giving up a FG percentage of 45.9% (459 of 1,000) and they surrender 47.8 rebounds per game as a team. They give up 32.9% from beyond the arc and they are 16th in basketball in PPG from their opponents (113.8).
When they last stepped on the court, the Heat took a defeat with a final score of 110-107 against the Trail Blazers. The Heat were able to collect 27 defensive rebounds and 5 offensive rebounds for a total of 32 in this game. They gave up possession 10 times, while recording 11 steals for this contest. The Trail Blazers earned 16 fouls for the contest which got the Heat to the charity stripe for 15 attempts. They were able to bury 13 of the free throw tries for a percentage of 86.7%. When discussing shots from beyond the perimeter, Miami buried 14 of their 39 tries (35.9%). When the game finished, the Heat shot 40 for 84 from the floor which had them shooting 47.6%. The Heat permitted the Trail Blazers to bury 38 of their 72 attempts from the floor which had them at 52.8% in the matchup. They went 43.2% from distance via 16 out of 37 and finished the contest at 18 of 21 at the charity stripe (85.7%). Concerning cleaning the glass, Miami allowed Portland to collect 37 in total (4 on the offensive side).
Jimmy Butler was important for the Heat in this game. Butler earned 16 points in his 33 mins on the court and had 7 assists in this matchup. He made 5 out of 14 in the matchup giving him a rate of 35.7%, and earned 4 rebounds.
Miami has a mark of 4-7 this year. As an offense, the Heat are shooting 45.0% from the floor, which ranks them 24th in the league. Miami has 1,188 pts for the campaign (108.0 per game) and they average 40.2 rebounds per contest. They are assisting teammates 24.7 times per contest (15th in basketball) and they lose possession by turning the ball over 13.9 times per game. The Heat commit 20.1 fouls every game and they go 87.7% from the charity stripe.
The Heat on the defensive side of the court are 9th in the NBA in PPG surrendered with 109.2. They are forcing their opponents into 16.7 TO's per game and allow teams to shoot 47.1% from the field (23rd in basketball). The Miami defense concedes 38.1% on 3-pointers (158 of 415) and their opponents are making 77.5% of their free throw attempts. They give up 25.3 assists and 42.5 boards per game, which is 15th and 12th in basketball.
Who will win tonight's NBA game against the spread?
Josh Schonwald's Pick: Take Charlotte
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