Hornets vs Golden State Warriors NBA Betting Prediction

NBA Hornets vs Golden State Warriors Prediction 2/23/2024

The Charlotte Hornets (14-41) travel to face off against the Golden State Warriors (28-26) on Friday, February 23rd. This game will be played at Chase Center in San Francisco and televised on NBCS. Both team’s come into this one having won their previous games. Tip-off is set for 10:00 ET.

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The Hornets Are Coming Off A Win

Miles Bridges scored 26 for Charlotte against the Jazz which was the most on the team. His field goal percentage for the game was 43.5%. As the Hornets secured the victory with a final score of 115-107, Grant Williams also chipped in with 24 points.

In their quest to take down the Warriors, the Hornets are below .500 at 14-41. In Eastern Conference games, they are 9-25, while going 5-16 in non-conference games.

Charlotte’s ATS record is currently below .500 at 21-32 for the season. On the road, the Hornets have an ATS record of 9-17, as opposed to a 12-15 record against the spread when playing at home.

The Warriors Are Coming Off A Win

The Warriors beat the Lakers in their most recent game, ending with a score of 128-110. The Warriors not only won the game but also covered the spread as -6-point favorites. When it comes to the over/under, the total of 238 points ended up falling short of the over/under line set at 242.

Heading into today’s game, the Warriors are looking to build on their two game winning streak and have an overall record of 28-26. In away games, the Warriors are 13-12 compared to their 15-14 record at home.

The Warriors are riding a two game ATS win streak and currently possess an overall ATS record of 29-24. As the favorite this season, Golden State is 15-18 vs. the spread while going 14-6 as the underdog.

Hornets Offense Breakdown

Charlotte has recorded an average of 108.8 points per game (28th) throughout 55 games games.

Heading into their matchup with the Warriors, the Hornets are 28th in the league in scoring at 108.8 points per game. On the road, they are averaging 108.2 points per game.

So far this season, Charlotte has outscored the NBA scoring average in just 36.4% of their games. In terms of pace, they are 21st in the league at 97.9 possessions per game.

When it comes to field goal percentage, the Hornets are 26th in the league at 46%. In terms of three-point shooting, they are 20th in both three-point makes and attempts.

Warriors Offense Breakdown

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Today, the Warriors enter the game as one of the NBA’s top-scoring teams, averaging 119.9 points per game (6th).

At home, the Warriors are averaging 118.7 points per game, which is 10th in the NBA. Overall, they are 6th in the league with 119.9 points per game. In terms of pace, Golden State is 9th at 100.3 possessions per game.

So far this season, the Warriors have outscored the NBA scoring average in 63% of their games. When it comes to field goal percentage, they are 15th in the league at 47%. In terms of two-point shooting, Golden State is 17th at 54%.

One of the strengths of the Warriors’ offense is their three-point shooting. They are 2nd in the NBA with 15.1 made threes per game and are 5th in three-point shooting percentage at 38%. In terms of free throw shooting, they are 18th in made free throws at 17.3 per game.

Hornets Team Defense

On average, the Charlotte defense is giving up 119.2 points per game (24th). Right now, they are on a 2 game streak of giving up fewer points than their season average. Most recently, the Hornets’ defense put together a solid performance, giving up just 107 points to the Jazz.

Warriors Team Defense

At this time, the Warriors’ defense is positioned 22nd in the NBA, permitting 118.0 points per game. Golden State’s defense is currently forcing 13.7 turnovers per game, which is 22nd in the league. Additionally, they enter the game ranked 27th in blocked shots, with an average of 4.1 rejections per game.

Key Players For The Hornets And Warriors

Our projections for today’s game indicate that Miles Bridges will be the primary scorer for the Hornets, with 21 points and going 8/17 from the field. For the season, he has been averaging 21.6 points per game, in addition to 7.3 rebounds.

As for Golden State, Stephen Curry is projected to be the primary scorer for the Warriors. Our forecast has him finishing the game with 28, and adding 5 rebounds. This season, he is shooting at a field goal percentage of 46.3%, and his scoring average is 28.1 points per game.

Hornets vs Warriors Trends

  • In their last three games away from home, the Hornets have a straight up record of 1-2 while going 1-2 vs. the spread. The team averaged 101 points per game in this stretch.
  • The Warriors are 5-0 ATS in their last home games and 5-0 straight-up.
  • Charlotte has done well both straight up and vs the spread as the underdog, going 4-1 SU and 4-1 ATS in their last five games.
  • Through their last five games as the favorite, the Warriors have an ATS record of 4-1 and a straight up mark of 4-1.

Hornets vs Warriors Prediction

We’re calling a win for the Warriors, with a final score of 134-85, and we’re taking them to cover the spread. Our recommendation is to bet on the Warriors at -12.5.

Right now, the over/under line for the game is sitting at 229.5 and given that our model is projecting 219 points between the teams, we like the under.

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