The San Antonio Spurs and the Charlotte Hornets will open their 2022-23 seasons with a matchup at AT&T Center on Wednesday, October 19, 2022 at 8:00 PM ET on BSCR. The line for this game is set as a pick ’em. The over/under for the matchup is set at 221.5 points.
San Antonio Spurs vs. Charlotte Hornets Odds
The spread for this matchup is set at a pick ’em.
As for the moneyline, the Spurs have -110 odds to pick up the win, while the Hornets are listed at -110 to claim victory.
Finally, the over/under for the game is set at 221.5 points.
Spurs vs. Hornets Game Time and How to Watch
- Game Day: Wednesday, October 19, 2022
- Game Time: 8:00 PM ET
- TV Channel: BSCR
- Location: San Antonio, Texas
- Arena: AT&T Center
Spurs vs. Hornets Betting Trends
The Spurs had 44 wins in 82 games against the spread last year. San Antonio won 63.3% of the games last season in which it was the moneyline favorite (19-11). Last year, 40 of the Spurs’ 82 games went over the point total.
The Hornets covered the spread 46 times in 82 games last season. Charlotte was underdogs 52 times last season and won 22, or 42.3%, of those games. Out of 82 Hornets games last season, 41 hit the over.
Potential Starting Lineups and Key Players
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Spurs vs. Hornets Injury Report
Spurs: Joshua Primo: Questionable (Knee)
Hornets: LaMelo Ball: Out (Ankle), Miles Bridges: Out (Personal)
What you need to know about the San Antonio Spurs
San Antonio was eighth in the league in points scored (113.2 per game) and 23rd in points allowed (113) last year. The Spurs put up 113.6 points per game at home. On the road, they averaged 112.7 points per contest.
Last year San Antonio was fifth-worst in the NBA in 3-point makes (11.3 per game) and ranked 18th in 3-point percentage (35.2%). The Spurs attempted 34.6% percent of their shots from beyond the arc last season, and 26.1% of their made shots are from there. Inside the 3-point line, they took 65.4% of their shots, with 73.9% of their makes coming from there.
What you need to know about the Charlotte Hornets
Charlotte allowed 114.9 points per game last season (25th-ranked in NBA), but it really thrived on offense, putting up 115.3 points per game (fourth-best). In 2021-22, the Hornets averaged 3.7 fewer points per game at home (113.5) than away (117.2).
Charlotte was top-five last year in three-point shooting, fifth-best in the league with 13.9 three-pointers per game. Meanwhile, it ranked sixth with a 36.5% shooting percentage from beyond the arc. The Hornets attempted 53.3 two-pointers per game last year, which accounted for 58.3% of the shots they took (and 67.4% of the team’s baskets). Meanwhile, they attempted 38.2 three-pointers per contest, which were 41.7% of their shots (and 32.6% of the team’s buckets).
Spurs vs. Hornets Predictions and Pick
Our pick to win this matchup is the Spurs, and we predict that Spurs will cover the spread (pick ’em). Finally, we see the scoring in this one going over the posted total of 221.5 points.
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