Cavaliers vs. Hornets - 4/3/16 NBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Charlotte Hornets (44-31) at Cleveland Cavaliers (54-22)
NBA Basketball: Sunday, April 3, 2016 at 3:30 pm (Quicken Loans Arena)
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The Charlotte Hornets and Cleveland Cavaliers meet Sunday afternoon at the Quicken Loans Arena.
The Charlotte Hornets look for another victory after winning 10 of their last 13 games. The Charlotte Hornets are averaging 103.1 points on 43.7 percent shooting and allowing 100.5 points on 44.3 percent shooting. Kemba Walker is averaging 21 points and 5.2 assists while Nicolas Batum is averaging 15.3 points and 6.3 rebounds. Jeremy Lin is dishing 2.9 assists and Al Jefferson is grabbing 6.1 rebounds. The Charlotte Hornets are shooting 36 percent from beyond the arc and 78.7 percent from the free throw line. The Hornets are allowing 34.6 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 44.1 rebounds per game. The Charlotte Hornets have won six of their last eight road games.
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The Cleveland Cavaliers look to keep rolling after winning 10 of their last 14 games. The Cleveland Cavaliers are averaging 104 points on 45.8 percent shooting and allowing 98 points on 44.8 percent shooting. LeBron James is averaging 25.1 points and 7.5 rebounds while Kyrie Irving is averaging 19.5 points and 4.6 assists. Kevin Love is grabbing 9.9 rebounds and J.R. Smith is dishing 1.7 assists. The Cleveland Cavaliers are shooting 35.6 percent from beyond the arc and 74.5 percent from the free throw line. The Cavaliers are allowing 34.4 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 44.7 rebounds per game. The Cleveland Cavaliers have won eight of their last 10 home games.
The Hornets are 9-4 ATS in their last 13 games playing on 1 days rest and 8-2 ATS in their last 10 vs. NBA Central. The Cavaliers are 1-6 ATS in their last 7 games following a straight up win. The Hornets are 1-4 ATS in the last 5 meetings.
The Hornets are playing too well to lay this many points against a Cav team that's been up and down recently. Give me the buckets.