Nets vs. Hornets - 3/22/16 NBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Charlotte Hornets (40-30) at Brooklyn Nets (19-50)
NBA Basketball: Tuesday, March 22, 2016 at 7:30 pm (Barclays Center)
The Line: Brooklyn Nets +7 -- Over/Under: 206.5 See the Latest Odds
The Charlotte Hornets and Brooklyn Nets meet early Tuesday night at the Barclays Center.
The Charlotte Hornets look to keep rolling after winning 11 of their last 14 games. The Charlotte Hornets are averaging 103.1 points on 43.7 percent shooting and allowing 101 points on 44.6 percent shooting. Kemba Walker is averaging 21.3 points and 5.3 assists while Nicolas Batum is averaging 15 points and 6.3 rebounds. Al Jefferson is grabbing 6.1 rebounds and Marvin Williams is dishing 1.3 assists. The Charlotte Hornets are shooting 35.8 percent from beyond the arc and 78.6 percent from the free throw line. The Hornets are allowing 34.9 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 43.9 rebounds per game. The Charlotte Hornets have won seven of their last nine road games.
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The Brooklyn Nets have won only seven games since February. The Brooklyn Nets are averaging 98.3 points on 45.7 percent shooting and allowing 104.8 points on 47.4 percent shooting. Brook Lopez is averaging 20.6 points and eight rebounds while Thaddeus Young is averaging 15.3 points and 9.2 rebounds. Sean Kilpatrick is grabbing 1.6 rebounds and Shane Larkin is dishing four assists. The Brooklyn Nets are shooting 35.4 percent from beyond the arc and 76.3 percent from the free throw line. The Nets are allowing 36.8 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 42.2 rebounds per game. The Brooklyn Nets have lost six of their last 10 home games.
The Hornets are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games playing on 0 days rest and 5-1 ATS in their last 6 Tuesday games. The Nets are 11-4 ATS in their last 15 games playing on 2 days rest and 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games overall. The Hornets are 4-1 ATS in the last 5 meetings in Brooklyn.
The Charlotte Hornets have been one of the hotter teams in the league and just made a monster comeback to beat the Spurs. While this may be a letdown game for the Hornets, the Nets are still horrible. I'll take the Hornets by double digits.