Hornets vs Pistons Prediction: Live Odds, Stats, History & Picks – Monday, February 27, 2023

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The Charlotte Hornets (19-43) host the Detroit Pistons (15-46) on February 27, 2023 at Spectrum Center. The Pistons are underdogs by a 6.5-point margin as they enter the matchup losers of four in a row with a 4-6 record in their last 10 games. The matchup’s point total is 234.5.

How to bet Hornets vs. Pistons

Charlotte Hornets vs. Detroit Pistons Odds

Point Spread

The spread for this matchup is set at 6.5 points, with sportsbooks listing the Hornets as the favorites.


As for the moneyline, the Hornets have -271 odds to pick up the win, while the Pistons are listed at +221 to claim victory.


Finally, the over/under for the game is set at 234.5 points.

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Hornets vs. Pistons Game Time and How to Watch

  • Game Day: Monday, February 27, 2023
  • Game Time: 7:00 PM ET
  • TV Channel: BSSE
  • Location: Charlotte, North Carolina
  • Arena: Spectrum Center

Hornets vs. Pistons Betting Trends

The Hornets have played 62 games, with 26 wins against the spread. Charlotte has been chosen as the favorite in 14 games this year and has walked away with the win six times (42.9%) in those games. Hornets games this year have hit the over 47.5% of the time (29 out of 61 games with a set point total).

The Pistons are 28-32-1 against the spread this season. Detroit has won 22.8% of the games this season it was the underdog on the moneyline (13-44). Pistons games this year have hit the over on 33 of 61 set point totals (54.1%).

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Potential Starting Lineups and Key Players


Hornets Leaders
LaMelo Ball 35 23.4 6.4 8.5 1.3 0.3 3.9
Terry Rozier 51 21.4 4.2 4.8 1.1 0.3 2.7
Kelly Oubre Jr. 37 19.7 5.1 1.1 1.5 0.4 2.2
P.J. Washington 60 15.3 4.8 2.4 0.9 1.1 2
Gordon Hayward 36 14.5 4.4 3.6 0.9 0.2 1.1


Pistons Leaders
Bojan Bogdanovic 58 21.4 3.7 2.6 0.6 0.1 2.4
Jaden Ivey 57 15.3 3.9 4.7 0.9 0.3 1.4
Alec Burks 48 12.7 3 2.2 0.7 0.1 1.9
Isaiah Stewart 50 11.3 8.1 1.4 0.4 0.7 1.3
Marvin Bagley III 26 11 6.4 0.5 0.5 0.7 0.3
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Hornets vs. Pistons Injury Report

Pistons: Bojan Bogdanovic: Questionable (Achilles), Nerlens Noel: Out (Not With Team), Isaiah Stewart: Questionable (Hip), Cade Cunningham: Out (Shin), Jalen Duren: Out (Ankle)

What you need to know about the Charlotte Hornets

Charlotte’s defense ranks third-worst in the NBA with 118.6 points allowed per contest, but its offense has been more effective, putting up 112.6 points per game (24th-ranked in league). Offensively the Hornets have been worse at home this year, posting 111.7 points per game, compared to 113.3 per game in road games. The Hornets’ offense has been improved over their last 10 games, putting up 114.1 points per contest compared to the 112.6 they’ve averaged this season.

Charlotte ranks second-worst in the NBA with a 32.6% shooting percentage from downtown. Meanwhile, it is making 10.8 treys per game (22nd-ranked in league). In terms of shot breakdown, the Hornets have taken 64.1% two-pointers (accounting for 74.3% of the team’s baskets) and 35.9% three-pointers (25.7%).

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What you need to know about the Detroit Pistons

In 2022-23, Detroit is fourth-worst in the league on offense (111.8 points scored per game) and second-worst on defense (119.3 points conceded). At home, the Pistons average 113.5 points per game. On the road, they score 110.2. While the Pistons are putting up 111.8 points per game in 2022-23, they have fallen short of that over their last 10 games, producing 106.9 points per contest.

With 11.7 made 3-pointers per game and shooting 35.5% from downtown, Detroit is 17th and 19th in the league, respectively, in those categories. In 2022-23, the Pistons have taken 62.2% percent of their shots from inside the arc, and 37.8% percent from beyond it. In terms of made shots, 70.4% of the Pistons’ buckets have been 2-pointers, and 29.6% have been 3-pointers.

Our pick to win this contest is the Hornets, and we predict that Pistons will cover the spread (Hornets -6.5). Finally, we see the scoring in this one going under the posted total of 234.5 points.

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