Hornets vs Pacers Prediction: Odds, Picks, Best Bets – Wednesday, November 16

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The Charlotte Hornets (4-11) take the court against the Indiana Pacers (6-6) as slight, 2.5-point favorites on Wednesday, November 16, 2022 at 7:00 PM ET on BSSE. The point total is set as 233.5 points for this outing.

Charlotte Hornets vs. Indiana Pacers Odds

Point Spread

The spread for this matchup is set at 2.5 points, with sportsbooks listing the Hornets as the favorites.

Moneyline

As for the moneyline, the Hornets have -139 odds to pick up the win, while the Pacers are listed at +117 to claim victory.

Over/Under

Finally, the over/under for the game is set at 233.5 points.

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Hornets vs. Pacers Game Time and How to Watch

  • Game Day: Wednesday, November 16, 2022
  • Game Time: 7:00 PM ET
  • TV Channel: BSSE
  • Location: Charlotte, North Carolina
  • Arena: Spectrum Center

Hornets vs. Pacers Betting Trends

The Hornets are 6-9-0 against the spread this year. Charlotte has won in two of the four contests it has been named as the odds-on favorite in this year. Hornets games this year have eclipsed the over/under seven times in 12 opportunities (58.3%).

Against the spread, the Pacers are 8-4-0 this year. Indiana has won five of the 10 games it was the moneyline underdog this season (50%). Pacers games this season have hit the over on six of 12 set point totals (50%).

Potential Starting Lineups and Key Players

Hornets

Hornets Leaders
Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Terry Rozier 8 21.3 5.1 5.1 0.6 0.4 3.3
Kelly Oubre Jr. 15 18.3 4.8 1.2 1.5 0.3 2.5
Gordon Hayward 8 17.4 4.3 4.1 0.8 0.3 1.3
LaMelo Ball 2 16 5 7.5 0.5 0.5 2.5
P.J. Washington 15 14.5 4.5 1.7 0.6 1.1 1.6

Pacers

Pacers Leaders
Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Tyrese Haliburton 12 20.5 4.8 10.3 1.8 0.2 3
Bennedict Mathurin 12 19.9 3.9 2.3 0.4 0.1 2.8
Buddy Hield 12 18.8 5.5 3.2 0.8 0.4 4.1
Myles Turner 7 17.9 8.7 1.4 0.3 3.1 1.4
Jalen Smith 12 11 7.6 1.1 0.2 0.8 1.3
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Hornets vs. Pacers Injury Report

Hornets: Dennis Smith: Doubtful (Ankle), Cody Martin: Out (Knee), Gordon Hayward: Out (Shoulder), Miles Bridges: Out (Personal)

Pacers: Tyrese Haliburton: Questionable (Ankle), Daniel Theis: Out (Rest), Chris Duarte: Out (Ankle)

What you need to know about the Charlotte Hornets

This year, Charlotte is scoring 108.9 points per game (25th-ranked in NBA) and allowing 114.1 points per contest (18th-ranked). Offensively the Hornets have been worse when playing at home this season, averaging 104.8 points per game, compared to 111.7 per game in away games. On offense, the Hornets have had a hard time putting the ball in the basket over their last 10 games, scoring 104.3 points per contest over that span as opposed to the 108.9 they’ve put up over the course of this year.

Charlotte, who is 25th in the league with 10.6 threes per game, is shooting just 32.1% from beyond the arc, which is second-worst in the NBA. In terms of shot breakdown, the Hornets have taken 63.9% two-pointers (accounting for 74.1% of the team’s baskets) and 36.1% three-pointers (25.9%).

What you need to know about the Indiana Pacers

Indiana is the fourth-best squad in the NBA in points scored (117.3 per game) but fifth-worst in points conceded (117.2). The Pacers are putting up more points at home (118.9 per game) than away (115.2).

Indiana is the second-best squad in the league in 3-pointers made (15.5 per game) and fifth-best in 3-point percentage (38.1%). The Pacers attempt 44.9% percent of their shots from behind the 3-point line, and 55.1% percent from inside it. In terms of makes, 37.3% of the Pacers’ baskets are 3-pointers, and 62.7% are 2-pointers.

Hornets vs. Pacers Predictions and Pick

Our pick to win this matchup is the Pacers, and we expect that Pacers will cover the spread (Hornets -2.5). Finally, we see the scoring in this one going under the posted total of 233.5 points.

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How to bet Hornets vs. Pacers

You can bet on Hornets vs. Pacers at every legal online sportsbook. For more NBA odds, including moneylines, spreads, over/under totals as well as NBA prop odds, check out the latest NBA lines as well as our guide to the best NBA betting sites.

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WRITTEN BY

Austin Harper

Austin is a co-founders at Betsperts and a devoted father of 2. Born and raised in Atlanta Georgia, Austin is passionate about the Atlanta Hawks, Braves, and Falcons. Austin received his Bachelors of Science from Clemson University and gets back for Clemson football and basketball games every chance he gets!

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