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Charlotte Hornets vs. Golden State Warriors - 2/25/19 NBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction

Golden State Warriors at Charlotte Hornets
Date & Time Monday February 25, 2019, 7:00 PM (EST)
Spectrum Center
Charlotte, North Carolina
The Line
The Line: Charlotte Hornets +8 -- Over/Under: 234.5
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The Golden State Warriors and Charlotte Hornets meet Monday in NBA action at the Spectrum Center.

The Golden State Warriors look to stay hot after winning 17 of their last 20 games. The Golden State Warriors are averaging 118.8 points on 49 percent shooting and allowing 112 points on 44.7 percent shooting. Stephen Curry is averaging 28.7 points and 5.3 assists while Kevin Durant is averaging 27.6 points and seven rebounds. Klay Thompson is the third double-digit scorer and DeMarcus Cousins is grabbing 7.6 rebounds. The Golden State Warriors are shooting 38.5 percent from beyond the arc and 81.1 percent from the free throw line. The Golden State Warriors are allowing 35 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 46.4 rebounds per game. The Golden State Warriors have won 11 of their last 12 road games.

The Charlotte Hornets could use a win after losing five of their last seven games. The Charlotte Hornets are averaging 111.1 points on 45 percent shooting and allowing 111.4 points on 46.7 percent shooting. Kemba Walker is averaging 25.1 points and 5.7 assists while Jeremy Lamb is averaging 15 points and 5.5 rebounds. Marvin Williams is the third double-digit scorer and Malik Monk is grabbing 1.8 rebounds. The Charlotte Hornets are shooting 35.1 percent from beyond the arc and 78.7 percent from the free throw line. The Charlotte Hornets are allowing 35.4 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 44.5 rebounds per game. The Charlotte Hornets have won six of their last eight home games.

The Warriors are 0-5 ATS in their last 5 games playing on 1 days rest, 15-5-1 ATS in their last 21 Monday games and 0-6 ATS in their last 6 games overall. The Hornets are 5-2 ATS in their last 7 vs. Western Conference, 3-7 ATS in their last 10 vs. NBA Pacific and 2-5 ATS in their last 7 games overall. The road team is 5-0-1 ATS in the last 6 meetings and the under is 4-1 in the last 5 meetings. The over is 4-1 in Hornets last 5 overall. The over is 8-3 in Warriors last 11 road games.

The Golden State Warriors are coming off a brutal home loss to the Houston Rockets who didn't have James Harden. The Warriors are also just 15-17 ATS this season when favored by eight or more points and 13-15 ATS on the road overall. The Charlotte Hornets haven't been the most consistent team in the world, but they've won six of their last eight at home and are winning at home this season by an average of 5.7 points. The Hornets are 17-13 ATS at home this season. The Golden State Warriors usually bounce back big from a loss and Curry loves playing in Charlotte where he's from, but this team hasn't been great against the number lately. The Hornets and the points are worth strong consideration. 

Charlotte Hornets +8

Randy Chambers has been with Sports Chat Place since 2014 and covers everything from the NFL to WNBA and tennis. Nobody works harder in this business in terms of content produced and amount of sports covered. Formerly a lead college football writer with Bleacher Report and has had his work featured at Fox Sports, CBS Sports and various other outlets.

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