Brooklyn Nets vs Charlotte Hornets NBA Betting Prediction

NBA Brooklyn Nets vs Charlotte Hornets Prediction 3/9/2024

The Brooklyn Nets (25-38) travel to face off against the Charlotte Hornets (15-48) on Saturday, March 9th. This game will be played at Spectrum Center in Charlotte and televised on BSSE. Both the Nets and Hornets will be looking to bounce back from losses in their previous games. Tip off is scheduled for 7:00 ET.

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The Nets Look To Bounce Back From A Loss

Most recently, the Nets lost to the Pistons with a final score of 118-112. the Nets entered the second half with an advantage, leading with 57-54.

So far this season, the Nets have an overall record of 25-38 and have gone 1-2 in their last three games. When looking at their 63 games, the Nets are 17-20 against Eastern Conference teams and have gone 8-18 in non-conference play.

So far, Brooklyn’s ATS record is below .500 at 28-32. The Nets have failed to cover the spread in two straight games as the favorite and are 16-23 vs. the spread as the underdog.

The Hornets Look To Bounce Back From A Loss

In their latest game against the Wizards, Miles Bridges was the top scorer for the Hornets’ offense, scoring 32 points and shooting 13/27 from the field. Brandon Miller contributed 21 points, but Charlotte lost the game 112-100.

Coming into today’s matchup, the Hornets are 15-48 overall and have gone 3-7 in their last ten games. At home, the Hornets are 8-23 compared to a 7-25 record on the road this season.

Charlotte comes in with an overall ATS record of 24-37 so far this season. On the road, the Hornets have an ATS record of 12-20 compared to a 12-17 record vs. the spread at home.

Nets Offense Breakdown

Brooklyn has recorded an average of 112 points per game (24th) throughout 63 games games.

When it comes to scoring, the Nets are 24th in the league at 112 points per game. On the road, they are averaging 109.8 points per game, which is 25th in the NBA. So far, they have outscored the league average in just 38.1% of their games.

From a shooting perspective, Brooklyn is 26th in field goal percentage at 45%. In terms of pace, they are 24th in the league at 97.2 possessions per game. When it comes to two-point shooting, the Nets are 25th in the league at 52%.

So far, Brooklyn is 6th in the NBA in three-pointers made at 13.8 per game. They are also 7th in three-point attempts. From the free-throw line, the Nets are 27th in both attempts and makes.

Hornets Offense Breakdown

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This season, the Charlotte offense is ranked 29th in the NBA in scoring at 107.2 points per game.

At home, the Hornets are averaging 108.3 points per game, which is 29th in the league. Overall, they are 29th in scoring at 107.2 points per game.

So far this season, Charlotte has outscored the NBA scoring average in just 31.7% of their games. In terms of pace, they are 22nd in the league at 97.4 possessions per game.

When it comes to three-point shooting, the Hornets are 23rd in three-point percentage at 35%. They are also last in free throw attempts and makes per game. In terms of assists, they are 27th in the league.

Nets Team Defense

So far, the Nets’ defense is ranked 15th in the league at 114.1 points per contest. Opponents are hitting 53.2% of their two-point field goal attempts this season, and they’re also connecting on 37.7% of their three-point attempts.

Hornets Team Defense

On defense, the Hornets come into the game ranked 20th in the league in points allowed at 117.6 per game. Over their last three games, the team is allowing 108 points per contest (2nd). Inside the arc, the Hornets defense is giving up a shooting percentage of 57.6% and 37.6% from three-point territory.

Key Players For The Nets And Hornets

The outlook for today’s matchup points to Cam Thomas as the primary point contributor for the Nets, finishing with 21 points while maintaining a 7/17 shooting accuracy. This season, he is averaging 20.9 points per game along with 2.9 boards.

On the other side, Miles Bridges is our projected leading scorer for the Hornets. We have him ending the game with a team-high 22 and grabbing 7 rebounds. Throughout the season, he has maintained a 45.8% field goal shooting rate and is averaging 21.3 points per game.

Nets vs Hornets Trends

  • In their last five games away from home, the Nets have a straight up record of 1-4 while going 1-4 vs the spread. The team’s offense averaged 96 points per game in these contests.
  • In their last ten games at home, the Hornets have a straight up record of 2-8 while going 4-6 vs the spread. The team’s offense averaged 99 points per game in these contests.
  • As the betting underdog, the Hornets have an ATS mark of just 2-3 in their last five games. Charlotte posted a straight up mark of 0-5 in these matchups.
  • In their last three games as the betting favorite, the Nets have a straight up record of 1-2 and an ATS mark of 1-2.

Nets vs Hornets Prediction

When looking to get a point-spread pick down in this Nets vs. Hornets game, our recommendation is to take the Hornets at +6. Despite our model showing the Nets winning 106-104, we like Hornets as our point-spread pick.

Right now, the over/under line for the game is sitting at 208 and given that our model is projecting 210 points between the teams, we like the over.

All odds are courtesy of Action247 Sportsbook. Good luck!!

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