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Hornets vs Celtics Pick – NBA Predictions & Odds 1/16/23

Boston Celtics (32-12) vs. Charlotte Hornets (11-33)
January 16, 2023 1:00 pm EDT
The Line: Charlotte Hornets +8.5; Over/Under: +231.5
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The Boston Celtics and Charlotte Hornets meet Monday in NBA action at the Spectrum Center. Let’s take a look at the odds, history, injuries and give out a pick for this game.

Boston Celtics and Charlotte Hornets Odds

The Charlotte Hornets are 8.5 point underdogs and have a ML price of +260. The over / under is set at 231.5 points.

Boston Celtics and Charlotte Hornets Last Meeting

The Celtics beat the Hornets 122-106 on Saturday as 8 point favorites. The Celtics have won 8 of the last 10 meetings against the Hornets.

Boston Celtics and Charlotte Hornets Injuries

The Celtics will be without Jaylen Brown and Danilo Gallinari. Derrick White is probable. The Hornets will be without Gordon Hayward and Kelly Oubre Jr.

Boston Celtics and Charlotte Hornets Trends

The Celtics are 2-7 ATS in their last 9 Monday games. The Hornets are 0-4 ATS in their last 4 home games and 2-6 ATS in their last 8 games overall. The under is 12-4-1 in Celtics last 17 road games. The under is 33-16-2 in Hornets last 51 home games. The Celtics are 5-1 ATS in the last 6 meetings in Charlotte and 21-6-1 ATS in the last 28 meetings.

Randy’s Free Pick

The Celtics just smoked the Hornets a couple of days ago, and there’s no reason they don’t do it again here. The Hornets have been a mess all season long, and that includes losing at home by an average of 7.4 points. Weird early start, which usually favors the home team, but I still have to back the Celtics and the chalk. I want nothing to do with the Hornets.

Randy Chambers's Free Pick: Boston Celtics -8.5

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Randy Chambers

Randy has covered sports betting since 2014 and writes about everything from NFL to WNBA. Follow Randy Chambers on Twitter.

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