Charlotte Hornets vs. Phoenix Suns - 12/2/19 NBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Phoenix Suns at Charlotte Hornets
Monday, December 2, 2019 at 7:00 PM (Spectrum Center)
Phoenix Suns -4.0 . Total 225.5
The Phoenix Suns hit the road for a battle with the Charlotte Hornets. The Suns are (8-10), coming off a 120-113 loss to the Dallas Mavericks. The Hornets are (8-13), after falling 137-96 to the Milwaukee Bucks.
In the Suns loss to the Mavericks, Phoenix was led on offense by Kelly Oubre Jr. Oubre recorded a double-double in the game, totaling 22 points and 10 rebounds. The Suns shot 44% from the floor and 34 & from 3-point range. The Suns were out scored from 3-point makes, 17 to 13. The Suns were out scored from the foul line, 33 to 18. The Suns led by 10 points in the game and trailed by as many as 16.
In the Hornets loss to the Bucks, Charlotte was guided offensively by Devontae' Graham. Graham connected on 10 of his 18 attempts from the floor, registering 24 points and 5 assists. The Hornets shot 36% from the floor, while going 33% from deep. The Hornets out rebounded the Bucks 57 to 56. The Hornets got dominated inside the paint, being out scored 54 to 36.
Recent Betting Trends:
Suns are 2-7 ATS in their last 9 vs the Southeast.
Suns are 9-4 ATS in their last 13 Monday games.
The over is 10-2 in Suns last 12 overall.
Hornets are 2-6 ATS in their last 8 Monday games.
Hornets are 5-2 ATS in their last 7 games vs a team with a losing straight up record.
The over is 5-1 in Hornets last 6 overall.
The Suns have lost 3 in a row and 6 of 7. The Hornets have won 2 of 3, but in their last 8 games, are 2-6. The Hornets have won 7 of their last 10 matchups against the Suns. The Suns are currently averaging just under 115 per game, while the Hornets are giving up over 114 per game. The Suns rank 8th in 3-point percentage, while the Hornets are the 27th worse team in the league, in defending the league. The Suns offense should be able to expose the Hornets defense, I'll side with the Suns. Final score prediction, Suns win and cover, 116-110.