At 7:00 ET, the 13th-ranked Eastern Conference Hornets will take on the 3rd-ranked Cavaliers in Cleveland. The Hornets (+525) have lost four straight and are 17-53 overall. The Cavs (-779) have dropped three in a row and are 43-28 this season.

As of now, the over/under line is set at 205 points. BSOH will broadcast the game live from Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse.


The Pick: Charlotte Hornets +12

This game will be played at Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse at 7:00 ET on Monday, March 25th.


  • We have this one finishing with a projected score of 113-104 in favor of the Cavaliers.
  • Our projections have Darius Garland finishing with Darius Garland points, 2 rebounds and 6 assists.
  • From the field, we have the Cavaliers finishing with a field goal percentage of 48.8% and knocking down 11 threes.

Will Charlotte Win on the Road?

Charlotte has lost four straight games straight up and have a record of 17-53 on the season. In the Eastern Conference, they are currently in 13th place and are 4th in the Southeast Division.

As underdogs, the Hornets have gone 14-51 this season and are 25-38 against the spread as underdogs. Today, they are 12-point underdogs and have gone 26-42 ATS overall.

The Hornets’ O/U record for the season is 33-37, and the over has hit in their last two games. On average, their games have seen a combined scoring total of 223.2 points.

Charlotte’s most recent game was a 132-91 loss to the Hawks. They were 7.5-point underdogs in that game and went into the game with an O/U line of 212.5.

When it comes to scoring, the Hornets are 29th in the NBA with an average of 106.4 points per game. On the road, they are last in the league at 104.9 points per game. In terms of field goal percentage, Charlotte is 27th at 45%.

So far this season, the Hornets have outscored the NBA scoring average in just 31.4% of their games. They have also scored below their own scoring average in four straight games. In terms of pace, Charlotte is 23rd in the league at 97.1 possessions per game.

When it comes to three-point shooting, the Hornets are 27th in the league at 35%. In terms of free throws, they are last in the NBA in both attempts and makes at 18.4 and 14.4 per game, respectively.

Coming into today’s game, the Hornets’ defense is giving up an average of 116.9 points per contest. In terms of two point field goal attempts, the Hornets defense has allowed a shooting percentage of 57.7% while allowing 37.3% from downtown.

Can the Cavaliers Grab a Win at Home?

Today, the Cavaliers are favored by 12 points at home against the Hornets. This season, Cleveland has been favored in 46 of their 71 games and has gone 32-14 in those games. As the favorite, they have an average scoring margin of +6.6 points per game.

Cleveland’s ATS record for the season is 34-35, and they have failed to cover the spread in their last three games. At home, the Cavaliers are 17-19 ATS compared to 17-16 on the road.

In the Eastern Conference, the Cavaliers are currently in 3rd place with a record of 43-28. In games against other Eastern Conference teams, they are 28-19 and 10-5 against Central Division opponents.

The Cavaliers have lost three straight games after getting blown out by the Heat in their last game (121-84). In that game, the O/U line was 202.5, and Cleveland was getting 3.5 points as the underdog.

This season, the Cavaliers have an O/U record of 33-37-1, and their games have averaged 222.2 points per game. Today’s O/U line is set at 205, and 70 of their games have had higher O/U lines than that.

At home, the Cavaliers have been scoring 114.2 points per game this season, which is 17th in the NBA. Overall, they are 20th in the league in scoring at 112.6 points per game. In terms of pace, Cleveland is 22nd in the NBA.

When it comes to their shooting, the Cavaliers are 14th in field goal percentage at 47%. From beyond the arc, they are 8th in three-pointers made per game but are just 17th in three-point shooting percentage. Inside the arc, Cleveland is 10th in two-point shooting percentage.

So far, the Cavaliers have outscored the NBA scoring average in 42.3% of their games this season. In terms of assists, they are 10th in the league. At home, Cleveland has been outscoring their season average of 112.6 points per game.

At this time, the Cavaliers’ defense is positioned 6th in the NBA, permitting 109.5 points per game. When it comes to forced turnovers, the Cavaliers are forcing 12.7 per game, which is 16th in the league. They also come into the game sitting 19th in blocked shots at 4.8 per game.