76ers vs. Hornets - 3/29/16 NBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Charlotte Hornets (42-31) at Philadelphia 76ers (9-65)
NBA Basketball: Tuesday, March 29, 2016 at 7:00 pm (Wells Fargo Center)
The Line: Philadelphia 76ers +10 -- Over/Under: 210.5 See the Latest Odds
The Charlotte Hornets and Philadelphia 76ers clash Tuesday night at the Wells Fargo Center.
The Charlotte Hornets look to remain red hot after winning 12 of their last 15 games. The Charlotte Hornets are averaging 103.2 points on 43.7 percent shooting and allowing 100.8 points on 44.6 percent shooting. Kemba Walker is averaging 21 points and 4.4 assists while Nicolas Batum is averaging 15.2 points and 6.2 rebounds. Jeremy Lin is dishing 2.9 assists and Al Jefferson is grabbing six rebounds. The Charlotte Hornets are shooting 36.3 percent from beyond the arc and 78.6 percent from the free throw line. The Hornets are allowing 34.7 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 43.7 rebounds per game. The Charlotte Hornets have won nine of their last 12 road games.
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The Philadelphia 76ers have won just one game since the month of March. The Philadelphia 76ers are averaging 97.2 points on 43.5 percent shooting and allowing 107.6 points on 46.4 percent shooting. Ish Smith is averaging 14.9 points and 7.1 assists while Robert Covington is averaging 12.1 points and 6.1 rebounds. Nerlens Noel is grabbing eight rebounds and Isaiah Canaan is dishing 1.8 assists. The Philadelphia 76ers are shooting 33.4 percent from beyond the arc and 69.4 percent from the free throw line. The 76ers are allowing 35.9 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 41.3 rebounds per game. The Philadelphia 76ers have lost four straight home games.
The Hornets are 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games following a straight up win and 5-2 ATS in their last 7 Tuesday games. The 76ers are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games playing on 1 days rest and 3-7 ATS in their last 10 home games. The road team is 5-2 ATS in the last 7 meetings.
The Charlotte Hornets have been one of the hottest teams in the NBA since the All Star break, as their offense has really improved. The 76ers have shut things down and are simply waiting for the offseason. The Hornets should have little trouble winning this game by double digits.