Hornets vs Philadelphia 76ers NBA Betting Prediction

NBA Hornets vs Philadelphia 76ers Prediction 3/16/2024

The Charlotte Hornets (17-50) travel to face off against the Philadelphia 76ers (36-30) on Saturday, March 16th. This game will be played at Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia and televised on NBCS. Both the Hornets and 76ers will be looking to bounce back from losses in their previous games. Tip off is scheduled for 7:00 ET.

Hornets vs 76ers

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The Hornets Look To Bounce Back From A Loss

The Hornets were defeated by the Suns in the most recent game, concluding with a score of 107-96. The Hornets turned the game around and came out on top, despite being in a trailing position at halftime with 54-45.

As we head into today’s game, the Hornets are 17-50 overall and will need to bring their A-game to have a chance at a win, especially since they are +10.5 underdogs. In the Eastern Conference, the Hornets are in 13th place and currently sit 4th in the Southeast division.

Charlotte’s ATS record is currently below .500 at 26-39 for the season. This season, Charlotte has a 1-4 record against the spread when they are the favorites, and they are 25-35 as underdogs.

The 76ers Look To Bounce Back From A Loss

The 76ers will look to bounce back from a defeat in their last game, losing to the Bucks with a final score of 114-105. As the second half got underway, the 76ers were leading by a score of 61-53.

As they prepare to face the Hornets, the 76ers are looking to add to their overall record of 36-30, which is above .500. When it comes to Eastern Conference games, the 76ers have gone 24-20, while they have a 12-10 record in non-conference play.

Philadelphia currently has an ATS record of 35-30, placing them above .500 against the spread. The 76ers maintain an ATS record of 18-14 on the road, while they have a 17-16 record vs. the spread when playing at home.

Hornets Offense Breakdown

In 67 games games, Charlotte has an average of 106.9 points per game (29th).

The Hornets’ offense has struggled this season, ranking 29th in scoring at 106.9 points per game. On the road, they are averaging 105.9 points per game.

Charlotte is a below-average three-point shooting team, hitting just 35% of their attempts from beyond the arc (27th). They are also last in the league in free throw attempts and makes.

When it comes to pace, the Hornets are 23rd in the league at 97.3 possessions per game. In terms of assists, they are 26th in the NBA.

76ers Offense Breakdown

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Through 66 games games, Philadelphia is averaging 115.2 points per game (14th).

At home, the 76ers are averaging 116.4 points per game, which is 14th in the NBA. Overall, they are 14th in the league, scoring 115.2 points per game. In terms of field goal percentage, Philadelphia is 20th in the league at 46%. They are also 21st in pace at 97.4 possessions per game.

When it comes to three-point shooting, the 76ers are 23rd in the NBA at 35%. In terms of three-point attempts, they are 24th in the league, averaging 32.3 per game. Philadelphia is also 27th in assists, averaging 24.6 per game.

One area where the 76ers excel is getting to the free-throw line. They lead the NBA in free throws made per game at 20.4 and are 3rd in free throw attempts at 24.7 per game. In terms of offensive rebounds, Philadelphia is 10th in the league at 11.1 per game.

Hornets Team Defense

On defense, the Hornets come into the game ranked 19th in the league in points allowed at 116.8 per game. Over their last three games, the team is allowing 106.3 points per contest (5th). Most recently, the Hornets’ defense put together a solid performance, giving up just 107 points to the Suns.

76ers Team Defense

So far, the 76ers’ defense is ranked 12th in the league at 112.9 points per contest. In terms of two point field goal attempts, the 76ers defense has allowed a shooting percentage of 55.2% while allowing 35.1% from downtown.

Key Players For The Hornets And 76ers

In today’s game, we anticipate Miles Bridges leading the scoring for the Hornets, contributing 22 points while shooting 8/18 from the field. Throughout this season, his average stands at 21.4 points per game, along with 7.6 rebounds.

On the other side, Tyrese Maxey is our projected leading scorer for the 76ers. We have him ending the game with a team-high 25 and grabbing 4 rebounds. For the season, he has a field goal percentage of 45% and is averaging 25.9 points per contest.

Hornets vs 76ers Trends

  • Through their last ten road contests, the Hornets offense has averaged 98 points per game while allowing an average of 108. Charlotte posted an overall record of 3-7 while going 5-5 ATS.
  • Across their five previous home games, Philadelphia has an ATS mark of 2-3. Their straight up record in these matchups was 2-3 while averaging 98 points per game.
  • In their last ten games as the betting underdog, the Hornets have a straight up record of 2-8 and an ATS mark of 4-6.
  • As the betting favorite, the 76ers have an ATS mark of just 1-9 in their last ten games. Philadelphia posted a straight up mark of 3-7 in these matchups.

Hornets vs 76ers Prediction

For a point-spread wager in this 76ers vs. Hornets game, we suggest taking the Hornets at +10.5. Even though our predictions have the 76ers winning 106-103, we see the Hornets as the better choice on the point-spread.

Right now, the over/under line for the game is sitting at 207.5 and given that our model is projecting 209 points between the teams, we like the over.

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