The 76ers (-615) are favored by 11 points over the Hornets (+440) in this Eastern Conference matchup. The over/under line is set at 215 points.

This game will be played at the Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia. Tip-off is scheduled for 7:00 ET and the game will be televised on NBCS.

CHARLOTTE HORNETS VS PHILADELPHIA 76ERS BETTING PICK

The Pick: Philadelphia 76ers -11

This game will be played at Wells Fargo Center at 7:00 ET on Friday, March 1st.

WHY BET THE PHILADELPHIA 76ERS:

  • We have this one finishing with a projected score of 106-87 in favor of the 76ers.
  • Our projections have Tyrese Maxey finishing with Tyrese Maxey points, 4 rebounds and 6 assists.
  • From the field, we have the 76ers finishing with a field goal percentage of 45.9% and knocking down 14 threes.

Does Charlotte Have A Chance at Wells Fargo Center?

Today, the Hornets are looking to snap a two-game losing streak, and they are also looking to end a seven-game under streak. This season, the Hornets have an O/U record of 28-31.

Charlotte’s most recent game was a 111-99 loss to the Bucks. The combined scoring in that game was 210 points, and the O/U line was set at 218.5.

This season, the Hornets have an average O/U line of 227.8, which is higher than today’s line of 215. In 56 of their games, the O/U line has been higher than 215, with only one game having a lower line.

The Hornets are 15-44 on the season and are currently 13th in the Eastern Conference. In non-conference games, they are 6-17 compared to 9-27 against the East.

Charlotte’s ATS record for the season is 22-35, and they have gone 10-19 ATS on the road. As underdogs, they are 13-42 straight-up and 22-31 vs. the spread.

On the road, the Hornets have averaged 106.0 points per game compared to their season average of 107.5 (28th in NBA). In terms of scoring, they have outscored the NBA scoring average in just 33.9% of their games this season.

So far, Charlotte has been one of the worst free-throw shooting teams in the league, ranking last in both free throws made and attempted per game. They are also 27th in field goal percentage (45%) and 28th in true shooting percentage.

When it comes to three-point shooting, the Hornets are 21st in three-point percentage at 35%. In terms of pace, they are 22nd in the NBA at 97.6 possessions per game.

As they prepare for the upcoming game, the Hornets is focused on shoring up their defense, as they are currently allowing an average of 118.1 points per game (24th). In terms of two point field goal attempts, the Hornets defense has allowed a shooting percentage of 57.4% while allowing 37.9% from downtown.

Can the 76ers Pull Out the Win as Home Favorites?

Today, the 76ers are favored by 11 points at home against the Hornets. This season, the 76ers have been favored in 39 of their 58 games and have gone 28-11 in those games. However, they have failed to cover the spread in their last two games and have an ATS record of 25-14 as the favorite.

Philadelphia’s O/U record for the season is 31-27, and the under has hit in their last five games. This year, their games have averaged 230.7 points per game compared to today’s O/U line of 215.

In their last game, the 76ers lost to the Celtics by a score of 117-99. Philadelphia was 11.5-point underdogs in that game and had an ATS loss. The O/U line for the game was 231.5 points.

Currently, the 76ers are 5th in the Eastern Conference with a record of 33-25. Against other Eastern Conference teams, they are 22-17 and 5-6 against division opponents. At home, the 76ers are 18-13 compared to 15-12 on the road.

At home, the 76ers are averaging 117.2 points per game, which is 13th in the league. Overall, they are 13th in scoring at 117 points per game. In terms of pace, Philadelphia is 16th in the NBA with 98.3 possessions per game.

So far this season, the 76ers have been able to get to the free-throw line frequently. They lead the NBA in both free throws made (21.2) and attempted (25.6) per game. In terms of field goal percentage, Philadelphia is 19th in the league at 47%.

When it comes to three-point shooting, the 76ers are 23rd in three-point percentage at 35%. They are averaging 11.4 made threes per game, which is 27th in the NBA. In terms of two-point shooting, Philadelphia is 22nd in the league at 53%.

At present, the 76ers’ defense is ranked 14th, allowing 113.7 points per game. In terms of two point field goal attempts, the 76ers defense has allowed a shooting percentage of 55.2% while allowing 34.9% from downtown.