At 7:00 ET in Charlotte, the Hornets will host the Nets in an Eastern Conference matchup. Brooklyn (-236) is favored by 6 points over Charlotte (+190), and the over/under line is set at 208.

The Hornets have lost six straight games and are 13th in the Eastern Conference at 15-48. The Nets are 11th in the East at 25-38.

BROOKLYN NETS VS CHARLOTTE HORNETS BETTING PICK

The Pick: Charlotte Hornets +6

This game will be played at Spectrum Center at 7:00 ET on Saturday, March 9th.

WHY BET THE CHARLOTTE HORNETS:

  • We have this one finishing with a projected score of 106-104 in favor of the Nets.
  • Our projections have Cam Thomas finishing with Cam Thomas points, 3 rebounds and 3 assists.
  • From the field, we have the Nets finishing with a field goal percentage of 44.9% and knocking down 12 threes.

Is a Road Win Possible for Brooklyn?

Today, the Nets are favored by 6 points against the Hornets. This season, the Nets have been favored in 21 of their 63 games and have a record of 14-7 in those games. As the favorite, they are 12-9 against the spread, with an average scoring margin of +8.5 points per game.

As the favorite, the Nets have lost their last two games against the spread. On the road, they have an ATS record of 10-19 compared to 18-13 at home.

In their last game against the Pistons, the Nets lost 118-112. The O/U line for that game was 215.5, and the teams combined for 230 points. Brooklyn was favored by 2 points going into the game.

This season, the Nets are 28-32 ATS, including a road ATS record of 10-19. Their O/U record for the season is 30-33, and the over has hit in their last three games.

Overall, the Nets are 25-38 this season, which puts them in 11th place in the Eastern Conference. Against other Eastern Conference teams, they are 17-20 and 3-8 against other teams in the Atlantic Division.

So far this season, the Nets are 24th in the NBA in scoring at 112 points per game. On the road, they are averaging 109.8 points per game.

When it comes to three-point shooting, the Nets are 6th in the league at 13.8 made threes per game. Overall, they are 15th in three-point shooting percentage at 36%.

Despite being 7th in offensive rebounds, the Nets are 27th in free throw attempts and 26th in free throw shooting. They are also 26th in field goal percentage.

Currently, the Nets’ defense holds the 15th rank in the NBA, allowing 114.1 points per game. When it comes to defending inside the arc, the Nets squad is permitting opposing teams to shoot at a clip of 53.2% inside the arc, and they’re also giving up 37.7% from downtown.

Taking a Look at the Hornets Chances at Home

In their last game against the Wizards, the Hornets lost by a score of 112-100. The O/U line for that game was 225.5 points. This loss extended their losing streak to six games.

Charlotte’s O/U record for the season is 29-34, and today’s O/U line is set at 208 points. The team has gone under the O/U line in their last three games.

Against the spread, the Hornets are 24-37 this season, and they have failed to cover in their last two games. As the underdog, their ATS record is 24-33.

The Hornets are currently in 13th place in the Eastern Conference with a record of 15-48. In the Southeast Division, they are in 4th place. In non-conference games, they are 6-17 compared to 9-31 against the East.

Charlotte’s average scoring differential at home this season is -8.7 points per game. On the road, they are 7-25, and they are 12-20 ATS on the road.

On average, the Hornets’ games have finished with 224.8 points per game. Today’s O/U line of 208 is lower than all of their previous games this season.

The Hornets are one of the worst offensive teams in the NBA, averaging just 107.2 points per game, which is 29th in the league. At home, they are averaging 108.3 points per game.

So far this season, Charlotte has scored below the NBA scoring average in 68.3% of their games. They have also struggled at the free-throw line, ranking last in both free throws made and attempted per game.

When it comes to three-point shooting, the Hornets are 23rd in three-point percentage at 35%. Overall, they are 27th in field goal percentage at 45%.

At this time, the Hornets’ defense is positioned 20th in the NBA, permitting 117.6 points per game. Inside the arc, the Hornets defense is giving up a shooting percentage of 57.6% and 37.6% from three-point territory.