Nets vs. Hornets - 3/4/15 NBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Charlotte Hornets (25-33) at Brooklyn Nets (25-33)
NBA Basketball: Wednesday, March 4, 2015 at 7:30 pm (Barclays Center)
The Line: Brooklyn Nets -5.5 -- Over/Under: 193 See the Latest Odds
TV: SPSO, YES
The Charlotte Hornets and Brooklyn Nets meet Wednesday night at the Barclays Center.
The Charlotte Hornets look for a win after splitting their last six games. On the season, the Hornets are averaging 94.6 points on 42.5 percent shooting and are allowing 96.9 points on 43.8 percent shooting. Mo Williams is averaging 23.4 points and seven assists while Al Jefferson is averaging 17.7 points and 8.8 rebounds. Gerald Henderson is dishing 2.6 assists and Michael Kidd-Gilchrist is grabbing 7.5 rebounds. The Charlotte Hornets are trying to remain in the playoff race and are coming off a Tuesday win over the Los Angeles Lakers. The Hornets now go on the road where they’ve split their last 10, and they could really use this win considering the Nets are one of those teams they’re fighting for a spot.
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The Brooklyn Nets look for a win after winning four of their last six games. On the season, the Nets are averaging 96.5 points on 44.9 percent shooting and are allowing 99.4 points on 45 percent shooting. Brook Lopez is averaging 15.5 points and 6.5 rebounds while Joe Johnson is averaging 15.5 points and 3.6 assists. Thaddeus Young is grabbing 4.7 rebounds and Deron Williams is dishing 6.2 assists. The Brooklyn Nets are allowing 43.6 percent shooting in their last five games and have won five of their last seven games when allowing less than 100 points. The Nets are just barely holding onto the last spot in the East and need a win here to keep that spot.
The Hornets are 9-4 ATS in their last 13 road games and 2-5 ATS in their last 7 games overall. The Nets are 3-7 ATS in their last 10 home games and 6-1 ATS in their last 7 games overall. The over is 4-0-2 in the last 6 meetings.
The winner of this game will be put into the eighth spot in the East for now, so you can expect a hard played game from both teams. With so much on the line and the Nets being awful ATS at home, I'm taking the points here.