Warriors vs. Hornets - 1/4/16 NBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Charlotte Hornets (17-16) at Golden State Warriors (31-2)
NBA Basketball: Monday, January 4, 2016 at 10:30 pm (Oracle Arena)
The Line: Golden State Warriors -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Charlotte Hornets and Golden State Warriors square off Monday night at the Oracle Arena.
The Charlotte Hornets need a nice victory after losing six of their last eight games. The Charlotte Hornets are averaging 101.8 points on 43.4 percent shooting and allowing 100.1 points on 43.9 percent shooting. Kemba Walker is averaging 19.2 points and five assists while Jeremy Lin is averaging 11.9 points and 3.2 assists. Jeremy Lamb is grabbing 4.4 rebounds and Marvin Williams is dishing 1.3 assists. The Charlotte Hornets are shooting 34.6 percent from beyond the arc and 78.1 percent from the free throw line. The Hornets are allowing 34.9 percent shooting from deep and are forcing 13.6 turnovers per game. The Charlotte Hornets have lost four straight road games. Nicolas Batum and Spencer Hawes are questionable.
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The Golden State Warriors look to keep rolling on their insane 31-2 record. The Golden State Warriors are averaging 114 points on 48.4 percent shooting and allowing 102.2 points on 42.8 percent shooting. Klay Thompson is averaging 20.1 points and 3.7 rebounds while Draymond Green is averaging 15.1 points and 7.4 assists. Andre Iguodala is dishing 3.6 assists and Andrew Bogut is grabbing 7.2 rebounds. The Golden State Warriors are shooting 42.1 percent from beyond the arc and 74.5 percent from the free throw line. The Warriors are allowing 31.8 percent shooting from deep and are forcing 14.6 turnovers per game. The Golden State Warriors haven’t lost a regular season home game since January 27th. Festus Ezeli, Harrison Barnes and Stephen Curry are questionable.
The Hornets are 0-4 ATS in their last 4 road games and 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games following a double-digit loss at home. The Warriors are 4-0 ATS in their last 4 vs. NBA Southeast and 0-3-1 ATS in their last 4 vs. Eastern Conference. The over is 14-6 in the last 20 meetings.
The Hornets can't win on the road as of late and the Warriors continue to win at home. Even with Golden State banged up, I'll take them by double digits.