A contest between one of the NBA’s sharpest shooting teams and one of the best at defending against the long ball, the Boston Celtics (16-4) are favored by 10.5 points against the Charlotte Hornets (6-14) at TD Garden on November 28, 2022. The Celtics are first in the league in treys per game (16.4), while the Hornets are fifth in 3’s conceded (11.1). The over/under for the contest is set at 225.
How to bet Celtics vs. Hornets
Boston Celtics vs. Charlotte Hornets Odds
The spread for this matchup is set at 10.5 points, with sportsbooks listing the Celtics as the favorites.
As for the moneyline, the Celtics have -508 odds to pick up the win, while the Hornets are listed at +381 to claim victory.
Finally, the over/under for the game is set at 225 points.
Celtics vs. Hornets Game Time and How to Watch
- Game Day: Monday, November 28, 2022
- Game Time: 7:30 PM ET
- TV Channel: NBCS
- Location: Boston, Massachusetts
- Arena: TD Garden
Celtics vs. Hornets Betting Trends
In the Celtics’ 20 games this season, they have 12 wins against the spread. Boston has been victorious in 16, or 80%, of the 20 contests it has been chosen as favorites in this season. Celtics games this year have eclipsed the over/under 60% of the time (12 out of 20 games with a set point total).
The Hornets have played 20 games, with nine wins against the spread. Charlotte has won 21.4% of the games this season it was the underdog on the moneyline (3-11). The Hornets have hit the over 45% of the time this season (nine of 20 games with a set point total).
Potential Starting Lineups and Key Players
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Celtics vs. Hornets Injury Report
Hornets: 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 Boston Celtics
Boston has been led by its offense, as it ranks best in the NBA by scoring 120.4 points per game. It ranks 14th in the league in points allowed (113.3 per contest). The Celtics put up 124.6 points per game at home, compared to 116.1 points per game on the road, a difference of 8.5 points per contest. The Celtics have been racking up 122.9 points per contest in their last 10 times on the court, an average that’s slightly higher than the 120.4 they’ve scored over the course of the 2022-23 season.
Boston is playing well in terms of three-point shooting, as it ranks best in the league in three-pointers (16.4 per game) and best in shooting percentage from beyond the arc (40%). The Celtics have taken 52.6% two-pointers and 47.4% from beyond the arc this year. Of the team’s buckets, 61.4% are two-pointers and 38.6% are three-pointers.
What you need to know about the Charlotte Hornets
Charlotte puts up 109.4 points per game and give up 114.2, making them 24th in the league offensively and 16th on defense. In 2022-23 the Hornets are scoring 5.1 fewer points per game at home (106.6) than on the road (111.7). In their last 10 games, the Hornets are posting 108.8 points per game, compared to their season average of 109.4.
Beyond the arc, Charlotte is third-worst in the NBA in 3-pointers made per game (10.4). And it is second-worst in 3-point percentage at 31.7%. In 2022-23, the Hornets have taken 64.9% percent of their shots from inside the arc, and 35.1% percent from beyond it. In terms of makes, 74.9% of the Hornets’ baskets have been 2-pointers, and 25.1% have been 3-pointers.
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