Last Updated: 2019-11-10
The Philadelphia 76ers (5-3) will be at home in the Wells Fargo Center when they square off against the Charlotte Hornets (4-5). Philadelphia is a 13-point favorite on the opening line, while the game’s Over/Under (O/U) opened at 215 points. Action gets underway at 6 p.m. ET on Sunday, November 10, 2019.
Charlotte Hornets vs. Philadelphia 76ers Free Preview
The last time the Hornets played, they were beaten by the New Orleans Pelicans, 115-110, but were able to cover as 7-point underdogs. Devonte’ Graham put together a solid game for Charlotte, leading the team in scoring with 24 points on 5-for-14 shooting. New Orleans made 14 of their 33 three pointers (42.4 percent). Charlotte, meanwhile, forced the Pelicans into a turnover percentage of 22.8 (above their season average of 13.8). The two teams combined to score 225 points, which was over the projected point total of 215.
Although the 76ers were topped by the Denver Nuggets in their last contest, 100-97, they did cover as 5-point underdogs. With 13 points and 10 rebounds, Philadelphia’s Tobias Harris had a solid outing. Denver had a turnover percentage of 9.6 (better than their season average of 12.6). Philadelphia, on the other hand, held the Nuggets to an offensive rebounding percentage of 15.6 (below their season average of 22.8). The two squads combined to account for 197 points, which came in under the O/U total of 211.5.
The offensive glass should be a huge advantage for Philadelphia in this battle. The 76ers rank third in offensive rebounding percentage (24.8 percent), while Charlotte ranks 24th in defensive rebounding percentage (77.0 percent) since the 2018-19 season.
Neither team has shown a tendency in terms of going over or under the projected point total. Looking at straight up (SU) and against the spread (ATS) records, the 76ers have a clear advantage. They are 5-3 SU and 6-2 ATS, while the Hornets are 4-5 SU and 5-3 ATS.
The 76ers won all four games against the Hornets last season. In the last contest, Philadelphia won 118-114. Philadelphia had a better turnover percentage (6.6 vs. 8.1). Charlotte, on the other hand, did a great job of getting and making free throws (33-44; 75.0 percent).
Charlotte Hornets vs. Philadelphia 76ers ATS Prediction
Pick: SU Winner – 76ers, ATS Winner – Hornets, O/U – Over
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Betting Notes (2018-Present):
Philadelphia ranks third in rebounds per game (47.8) while Charlotte ranks 25th (43.7).
Philadelphia ranks fourth in second chance points allowed per game (11.8) while Charlotte ranks 15th (13.5).
The 76ers rank 18th in points off turnovers allowed per game (17.5) while the Hornets rank 27th (14.4).