The Philadelphia 76ers (13-12) host the Charlotte Hornets (7-19) at Wells Fargo Center on Sunday, December 11, 2022. The contest starts at 6:00 PM ET and airs on NBCS. The 76ers are 10.5-point favorites in the game, the second matchup between the teams this season. The matchup’s point total is 220.
How to bet 76ers vs. Hornets
Philadelphia 76ers vs. Charlotte Hornets Odds
The spread for this matchup is set at 10.5 points, with sportsbooks listing the 76ers as the favorites.
As for the moneyline, the 76ers have -531 odds to pick up the win, while the Hornets are listed at +396 to claim victory.
Finally, the over/under for the game is set at 220 points.
76ers vs. Hornets Game Time and How to Watch
- Game Day: Sunday, December 11, 2022
- Game Time: 6:00 PM ET
- TV Channel: NBCS
- Location: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
- Arena: Wells Fargo Center
76ers vs. Hornets Betting Trends
The 76ers have played 25 games, with 14 wins against the spread. Philadelphia has come away with seven wins in the 13 contests it has been listed as the favorite in this season. The 76ers have gone over the point total in 46.2% of their opportunities this year (12 times in 26 games with a set point total).
In the Hornets’ 26 games this year, they have 12 wins against the spread. Charlotte has won 20% of the games this season it was the underdog on the moneyline (4-16). Hornets games this year have gone over the point total 50% of the time (13 out of 26 games with a set point total).
Potential Starting Lineups and Key Players
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76ers: Danuel House: Out (Foot), Georges Niang: Out (Foot), Tyrese Maxey: Out (Foot)
Hornets: Mark Williams: Out (Ankle), Gordon Hayward: Out (Shoulder), Dennis Smith: Out (Ankle), LaMelo Ball: Out (Ankle), Cody Martin: Out (Knee), Miles Bridges: Out (Personal)
What you need to know about the Philadelphia 76ers
Philadelphia sports a top-five defense this season, ranking third-best in the league with 108.2 points allowed per game. On offense, it ranks 25th with 109.9 points scored per contest. Offensively the 76ers have been worse when playing at home this year, scoring 109.6 points per game, compared to 110.3 per game in road games. The 76ers have seen an uptick in scoring recently, putting up 111.9 points per game in their last 10 contests, 2.0 points more than the 109.9 they’ve scored this season.
Philadelphia is draining 12.4 threes per game this season (ninth-ranked in NBA), and it sports a 38.0% three-point percentage (fifth-best). The 76ers have taken 60.9% two-pointers and 39.1% from beyond the arc this season. Of the team’s baskets, 68.6% are two-pointers and 31.4% are threes.
What you need to know about the Charlotte Hornets
Charlotte is the fourth-worst team in the league in points scored (109.3 per game) and 21st in points conceded (115.6). At home the Hornets are scoring 107.0 points per game, 4.5 fewer points than they are averaging away (111.5). While the Hornets are posting 109.3 points per game in 2022-23, they have improved that mark in their past 10 games, amassing 109.4 a contest.
In 2022-23 Charlotte is third-worst in the NBA in 3-point makes (10.1 per game) and third-worst in 3-point percentage (32.1%). The Hornets take 34.2% percent of their shots from behind the 3-point line, and 65.8% percent from inside it. In terms of makes, 24.5% of the Hornets’ buckets are 3-pointers, and 75.5% are 2-pointers.
Our pick to win this contest is the 76ers, and we project that Hornets will cover the spread (76ers -10.5). Finally, we see the scoring in this one going over the posted total of 220 points.
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