Brooklyn Nets (2-0) at Charlotte Hornets (0-2)
NBA Basketball: Sunday, December 27, 2020 at 7:00 pm (Spectrum Center)
The Line: Charlotte Hornets +8 -- Over/Under: 224 Click to Get Latest Betting Odds
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The Brooklyn Nets and Charlotte Hornets meet Sunday in NBA action at the Spectrum Center.
The Brooklyn Nets look for another win to improve to 3-0 on the season. The Brooklyn Nets are averaging 124 points on 49.4 percent shooting and allowing 97 points on 37.6 percent shooting. Kyrie Irving is averaging 31.5 points and six assists while Kevin Durant is averaging 25.5 points and 4.5 rebounds. Caris LeVert is the third double-digit scorer and Joe Harris is grabbing four rebounds. The Brooklyn Nets are shooting 46.9 percent from beyond the arc and 82.5 percent from the free throw line. The Brooklyn Nets are allowing 30 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 50 rebounds per game.
The Charlotte Hornets could use a win to rebound from an 0-2 start. The Charlotte Hornets are averaging 114 points on 50 percent shooting and allowing 121 points on 52.9 percent shooting. Terry Rozier is averaging 42 points and two assists while Gordon Hayward is averaging 28 points and four rebounds. Bismack Biyombo is the third double-digit scorer and Devonte’ Graham is dishing 10 assists. The Charlotte Hornets are shooting 36.4 percent from beyond the arc and 53.3 percent from the free throw line. The Charlotte Hornets are allowing 46.7 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 32 rebounds per game.
The Nets are 8-2 ATS in their last 10 road games and 7-3 ATS in their last 10 games overall. The Hornets are 5-0 ATS in their last 5 home games and 7-1-1 ATS in their last 9 games overall. The under is 4-1 in Nets last 5 overall. The over is 4-1 in Hornets last 5 overall. The Nets are 10-2 ATS in the last 12 meetings in Charlotte and 12-5 ATS in the last 17 meetings.
The Brooklyn Nets have been probably the most impressive team in the league through the first week, and they're simply rolling on both sides of the floor with back-to-back blowout victories. The Charlotte Hornets are coming off a last second loss last night, the type of loss that could have a carry over effect on a young team. There's no reason to step in front of the Nets right now.