State Warriors vs Charlotte Hornets NBA Betting Prediction

NBA State Warriors vs Charlotte Hornets Prediction 3/29/2024

The Golden State Warriors (38-34) travel to face off against the Charlotte Hornets (18-54) on Friday, March 29th. This game will be played at Spectrum Center in Charlotte and televised on NBCS. Both team’s come into this one having won their previous games. Tip-off is set for 7:00 ET.

Warriors vs Hornets

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The Warriors Are Coming Off A Win

The Warriors notched a win against the Magic in their most recent game, concluding with a score of 101-93. The Warriors entered the game as the underdogs by +4, resulting in both a straight-up and ATS win. Regarding the over/under, the combined score of 194 points ended up below the over/under line of 217.5.

Heading into today’s game, the Warriors are looking to extend their two game winning streak. Overall, they have a record of 38-34 and are currently 10th in the Western Conference. In the Pacific division, they are in 5th place.

Presently, Golden State boasts an ATS record of 39-32, which is above .500 against the spread. This season, Golden State has a 23-23 record against the spread when they are favored, and they are 16-9 when playing as underdogs.

The Hornets Are Coming Off A Win

The Hornets took down the Cavaliers in their most recent game with a final score of 118-111. Despite trailing at halftime by a score of 70-69, the Hornets picked up the win.

Heading into today’s game, the Hornets have an overall record of 18-54 and are 1-2 in their last three games. In their 72 games, the Hornets are 11-36 vs. Eastern Conference teams and are 7-18 in non-conference games.

So far, Charlotte is below .500 in their ATS record, currently standing at 27-43. This season, Charlotte has a 1-4 record against the spread when they are favored, and they are 26-39 when playing as underdogs.

Warriors Offense Breakdown

Heading into play, the Warriors’ offense is rated 8th in the league in scoring, averaging 118 points per contest.

When it comes to scoring, the Warriors are 8th in the NBA with 118 points per game. Interestingly, they have actually scored more on the road (118.1 PPG) than at home (117.9 PPG).

Golden State is one of the top three-point shooting teams in the league, averaging 14.7 made threes per game (2nd). Overall, they are shooting 37% from beyond the arc (8th).

So far, the Warriors have outscored the NBA scoring average in 56.9% of their games. However, they have scored below their own scoring average in each of their last four games.

Hornets Offense Breakdown

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Through 72 games the Hornets are averaging 106.3 points per contest, placing them 29th in the NBA.

At home, the Hornets are averaging 108.3 points per game this season, which is 29th in the NBA. Overall, Charlotte is 29th in scoring at 106.3 points per game. In terms of pace, the Hornets are 24th in the league at 96.9 possessions per game.

So far, the Hornets have outscored the NBA scoring average in just 31.9% of their games this season. In terms of field goal percentage, Charlotte is 27th in the league at 45%. When it comes to three-point shooting, the Hornets are 25th in three-point percentage at 35%.

One area where the Hornets have struggled is getting to the free-throw line. Charlotte is last in the league in both free throw attempts per game (18.5) and free throws made per game (14.4). In terms of offensive rebounds, the Hornets are 24th in the NBA.

Warriors Team Defense

Coming into the game, the Warriors’ defense is giving up an average of 116.2 points per game. So far, they have given up more points than the NBA league average in 51.4% of their games. On two point field goal attempts, the Warriors’ defensive unit is allowing a field goal percentage of 54.2% and allowing 35.9% from beyond the arc.

Hornets Team Defense

On average, the Charlotte defense is giving up 116.8 points per game (21st). Right now, they are on a 2 game streak of giving up fewer points than their season average. Opponents are hitting 57.8% of their two-point field goal attempts this season, and they’re also connecting on 37.4% of their three-point attempts.

Key Players For The Warriors And Hornets

The outlook for today’s matchup points to Stephen Curry as the primary point contributor for the Warriors, finishing with 26 points while maintaining a 9/19 shooting accuracy. Throughout this season, his average stands at 26.5 points per game, along with 4.4 rebounds.

On the opposing side, we anticipate Miles Bridges to be the top scorer for the Hornets. Our projection has him finishing the game with 21, and he is expected to secure 7 rebounds. Throughout the season, he has maintained a 46% field goal shooting rate and is averaging 21.1 points per game.

Warriors vs Hornets Trends

  • Golden State has played well in their previous three road games, going 2-1 straight up. In this stretch, they averaged 108 points per game while allowing 99. The team also performed well vs the spread at 2-1.
  • Across their three previous home games, Charlotte has an ATS mark of 0-3. Their straight up record in these matchups was 0-3 while averaging 91 points per game.
  • As the betting underdog, the Hornets have an ATS mark of just 1-2 in their last three games. Charlotte posted a straight up mark of 1-2 in these matchups.
  • Through their last five games as the favorite, the Warriors have an ATS record of 3-2 and a straight up mark of 3-2.

Warriors vs Hornets Prediction

For a point-spread bet in this Warriors vs. Hornets matchup, we’re leaning towards the Hornets at +12. Although our projections show the Warriors winning 111-104, we suggest placing your bet on the Hornets for the point-spread.

As for the over/under, the the line is currently at 217, and our model projects the Warriors and Hornets to reach a combined total of 215 points. Our bet is on taking the under.

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