At 7:00 ET, the Charlotte Hornets will host the Golden State Warriors in a non-conference matchup. NBCS will be televising the game from Spectrum Center in Charlotte.

Golden State (-802) is currently favored by 12 points over the Hornets (+539). The over/under line for this game is sitting at 217 points.


The Pick: Charlotte Hornets +12

This game will be played at Spectrum Center at 7:00 ET on Friday, March 29th.


  • We have this one finishing with a projected score of 111-105 in favor of the Warriors.
  • Our projections have Stephen Curry finishing with Stephen Curry points, 4 rebounds and 5 assists.
  • From the field, we have the Warriors finishing with a field goal percentage of 47.2% and knocking down 17 threes.

Will Golden State Pull Through as the Favored Road Team?

The Warriors are favored by 12 points on the road today vs. the Hornets. In their games this season, the average combined scoring total is 234.2 points, and today’s O/U line is set at 217.

Golden State’s O/U record for the season is 35-36-1, and their last two games have gone under the posted totals. Out of their 72 games, 69 of them have had higher O/U lines than 217.

Against the spread, the Warriors have covered in two straight games and have an overall ATS record of 39-32. On the road, they are 24-11 ATS compared to 15-21 at home.

The Warriors are 10th in the Western Conference with a record of 38-34. In the Pacific Division, they are in 5th place. As the favorite, they are 30-16 and 23-23 ATS when favored.

In their last game, the Warriors defeated the Magic by a score of 101-93. They were 4-point underdogs going into the game and have now won two straight games.

The Warriors’ offense is one of the most prolific in the league, averaging 118 points per game, which is 8th in the NBA. They have been especially strong on the road, where they are averaging 118.1 points per game.

Golden State’s offense is heavily reliant on the three-point shot. They are 2nd in the league in three-pointers made per game at 14.7. Overall, the Warriors are 8th in three-point shooting percentage at 37%.

When it comes to two-point shooting, the Warriors are 15th in field goal percentage at 47%. In terms of pace, Golden State is 10th in the NBA at 99.7 possessions per game.

Coming into today’s game, the Warriors’ defense is giving up an average of 116.2 points per contest. In terms of two point field goal attempts, the Warriors defense has allowed a shooting percentage of 54.2% while allowing 35.9% from downtown.

Will the Hornets Win at Home?

In terms of their O/U record, the Hornets have gone over the line in each of their last four games. Today’s line is set at 217, and Charlotte has an average combined scoring total of 223.1 points per game this season.

Charlotte’s ATS record for the season is 27-43, and they have covered the spread in their last four road games. At home, the Hornets are 14-18 against the spread, while going 13-25 on the road.

The Hornets are 15-52 as underdogs this season, and they are 26-39 vs. the spread as underdogs. Coming into today’s game, they have been the underdog in all but five of their games.

In their last game, the Hornets defeated the Cavaliers by a score of 118-111. The O/U line for that game was 207, and Charlotte covered the spread as 9.5-point underdogs.

Currently, the Hornets are 18-54 on the season, which puts them in 13th place in the Eastern Conference. Against other Eastern Conference teams, they are 11-36 and 4-10 against their division.

This season, the Hornets have struggled to score, ranking 29th in the NBA at 106.3 points per game. However, they have been slightly better at home, averaging 108.3 points per game.

So far, Charlotte has outscored the NBA scoring average in just 31.9% of their games. In terms of pace, they are 24th in the league at 96.9 possessions per game.

When it comes to shooting, the Hornets are 27th in field goal percentage at 45%. In terms of three-point shooting, they are 25th in the NBA at 35%.

Coming into the game, the Hornets’ defense is giving up an average of 116.8 points per game. So far, they have given up more points than the NBA league average in 54.2% of their games. For the season, Charlotte is ranked 22nd in fewest fouls per game. Team’s are averaging 21.2 free-throws per game vs. the Hornets and have an overall field goal percentage of 49.5%.