The Philadelphia 76ers (46-22) visit the Charlotte Hornets (22-49) at Spectrum Center on Friday, March 17, 2023. The contest begins at 7:00 PM ET and airs on NBCS. The Hornets are 10.5-point underdogs in the game. A 228-point over/under has been set for this matchup.
How to bet 76ers vs. Hornets
Philadelphia 76ers vs. Charlotte Hornets Odds
The spread for this matchup is set at 10.5 points, with oddsmakers listing the 76ers as the favorites.
As for the moneyline, the 76ers have -512 odds to pick up the win, while the Hornets are listed at +388 to claim victory.
Finally, the over/under for the game is set at 228 points.
76ers vs. Hornets Game Time and How to Watch
- Game Day: Friday, March 17, 2023
- Game Time: 7:00 PM ET
- TV Channel: NBCS
- Location: Charlotte, North Carolina
- Arena: Spectrum Center
76ers vs. Hornets Betting Trends
The 76ers are 40-28-0 against the spread this year. Philadelphia has been victorious in 35, or 72.9%, of the 48 contests it has been chosen as favorites in this season. 76ers games this year have gone over the point total 53.5% of the time (38 out of 71 games with a set point total).
The Hornets have played 71 games, with 30 wins against the spread. Charlotte is 14-41 in games it was listed as the moneyline underdog (winning 25.5% of those games). Hornets games this year have gone over the total in 32 of 71 opportunities (45.1%).
Potential Starting Lineups and Key Players
|Kelly Oubre Jr.||45||20.6||5.4||1.1||1.3||0.4||2.3|
|Dennis Smith Jr.||49||8.8||3||4.7||1.4||0.5||0.4|
76ers: Jalen McDaniels: Questionable (Hip)
Hornets: Cody Martin: Out (Knee), LaMelo Ball: Out (Ankle), James Bouknight: Out (Ankle), Mark Williams: Out (Thumb)
What you need to know about the Philadelphia 76ers
Philadelphia owns a top-five defense this year, ranking third-best in the league with 110.7 points allowed per game. Offensively, it ranks 13th with 115.1 points scored per contest. Offensively, the 76ers put up 115 points per game in home games, compared to 115.2 points per game away from home. On the offensive side of the ball, the 76ers have increased their production slightly over their last 10 games, scoring 119.8 points per contest over that stretch as opposed to the 115.1 they’ve put up over the course of this year.
Philadelphia ranks best in the NBA with a three-point shooting percentage of 39%. It ranks ninth in the league by draining 12.8 threes per contest. The 76ers have taken 60.8% two-pointers and 39.2% threes this year. Of the team’s baskets, 68.5% are two-pointers and 31.5% are three-pointers.
What you need to know about the Charlotte Hornets
Offensively, Charlotte is the fifth-worst squad in the NBA (111.6 points per game). Defensively, it is 23rd (117.5 points conceded per game). At home, the Hornets score 110.7 points per game. On the road, they score 112.5. The Hornets are averaging 105.6 points per game over their previous 10 games, which is six fewer points than their average for the season (111.6).
Beyond the arc, Charlotte is 25th in the NBA in 3-pointers made per game (10.7). It is second-worst in 3-point percentage at 33%. The Hornets take 35.6% percent of their shots from beyond the arc, and 25.7% of their made baskets are from there. Inside the 3-point line, they take 64.4% of their shots, with 74.3% of their makes coming from there.
76ers vs. Hornets Predictions and Pick
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