Boston Celtics vs. Charlotte Hornets - 10/11/17 NBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Charlotte Hornets (0-0) vs. Boston Celtics (0-0)
NBA Basketball: Wednesday, October 11, 2017 at 7:00 pm (Spectrum Center)
The Line: Charlotte Hornets +4 -- Over/Under: 202.5 See the Latest Odds
NBA action comes to the Spectrum Center where the Charlotte Hornets host the Boston Celtics.
The Boston Celtics are looking to build momentum for the regular season when the team visits the Charlotte Hornets on Wednesday. Boston has won back to back contests after throttling the Philadelphia 76ers 113-96. The Celtics were strong at both ends of the floor despite being outshot 44%-39.8% thanks to a 12-29 performance from beyond the arc while dominating the foul line 31-15. Semi Ojeleye led six Celtics in double figures with 16 points on 5-11 including four bombs while Abdel Nader and Terry Rozier netted 15 points apiece with Rozier grabbed ten rebounds and handed out six assists. Jaylen Brown and Marcus Smart tossed in 12 points apiece and combined for 15 boards with Jabari Bird giving Boston another ten points.
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The Charlotte Hornets welcome the Boston Celtics to town looking to avid consecutive defeats. Charlotte comes off of a 109-106 loss at the Miami Marlins where both the offense and defense had good and bad spurts. At the final buzzer, Charlotte shot the ball well enough at 45% but struggled to a 5-26 effort on threes while Miami fired away at 49% which negated ten fewer shots. Malik Monk led the Hornets with a game high 19 points but he struggled at 7-22 from the floor while Dwight Howard netted 16 point and posted six pulls on 6-11. Marvin Williams and Dwayne Bacon scored 12 points each while the duo of Kemba Walker and Jeremy Lamb gave the Hornets another eleven points each.
Over is 3-0-1 in Celtics last 4 Wednesday games and Celtics are 5-0 ATS in their last 5 games following a straight up win of more than 10 points and Celtics are 7-2 ATS in their last 9 games following a straight up win. Hornets are 0-4 ATS in their last 4 games following a straight up loss and Hornets are 0-4 ATS in their last 4 when their opponent scores 100 points or more in their previous game and Hornets are 0-4 ATS in their last 4 after allowing 100 points or more in their previous game. Celtics are 4-0 ATS in the last 4 meetings and Celtics are 5-0 ATS in the last 5 meetings in Charlotte and under is 7-3 in the last 10 meetings in Charlotte.
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