Hornets vs Spurs Prediction: Picks, Live Odds & Moneyline – Wednesday, February 15, 2023

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The Charlotte Hornets (16-43) are 5.5-point favorites against the San Antonio Spurs (14-44) on February 15, 2023 at Spectrum Center. The Spurs have lost 13 in a row while going 0-10 during their last 10 games. The matchup has a 241.5 point total.

How to bet Hornets vs. Spurs

Charlotte Hornets vs. San Antonio Spurs Odds

Point Spread

The spread for this matchup is set at 5.5 points, with sportsbooks listing the Hornets as the favorites.

Moneyline

As for the moneyline, the Hornets have -225 odds to pick up the win, while the Spurs are listed at +188 to claim victory.

Over/Under

Finally, the total for the game is set at 241.5 points.

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Hornets vs. Spurs Game Time and How to Watch

  • Game Day: Wednesday, February 15, 2023
  • Game Time: 7:00 PM ET
  • TV Channel: BSSE
  • Location: Charlotte, North Carolina
  • Arena: Spectrum Center

Hornets vs. Spurs Betting Trends

Against the spread, the Hornets are 23-33-3 this year. Charlotte has been victorious in five, or 38.5%, of the 13 contests it has been chosen as favorites in this season. Hornets games this year have gone over the total in 29 out of 58 opportunities (50%).

In the Spurs’ 58 games this year, they have 24 wins against the spread. San Antonio has been the moneyline underdog 55 total times this season. San Antonio has gone 12-43 in those games. Spurs games this year have gone over the point total 33 times in 58 opportunities (56.9%).

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Potential Starting Lineups and Key Players

Hornets

Hornets Leaders
Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
LaMelo Ball 32 23.2 6.1 8.4 1.3 0.3 3.8
Terry Rozier 49 21.8 4.3 4.9 1.1 0.3 2.7
P.J. Washington 58 15.1 4.6 2.4 0.9 1.1 2
Gordon Hayward 33 13.8 4.2 3.6 0.9 0.2 1.1
Dennis Smith Jr. 37 8.4 2.7 4.3 1.4 0.5 0.4

Spurs

Spurs Leaders
Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Keldon Johnson 51 21.9 4.7 2.7 0.7 0.2 2.2
Jeremy Sochan 47 10.1 4.9 2.5 0.7 0.4 0.6
Zach Collins 47 9.9 5.8 2.6 0.4 0.6 0.6
Doug McDermott 50 9.8 2.2 1.5 0.2 0.1 1.8
Malaki Branham 44 8.8 2 1.9 0.5 0.1 1.1
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Hornets: Kai Jones: Doubtful (Ankle), Cody Martin: Out (Knee), Kelly Oubre: Out (Hand), Miles Bridges: Out (Personal)

Spurs: Isaiah Roby: Out (Ankle), Doug McDermott: Questionable (Achilles), Tre Jones: Out (Foot), Romeo Langford: Out (Adductor), Khem Birch: Out (Trade Pending), Dewayne Dedmon: Out (Not Injury Related), Devin Vassell: Out (Knee), Joshua Primo: Out (Undisclosed)

What you need to know about the Charlotte Hornets

Charlotte’s defense ranks third-worst in the NBA with 119.1 points allowed per contest, but its offense has provided a lift, putting up 112.4 points per game (24th-ranked in league). The Hornets are posting 111.5 points per game this season in home games, which is 1.6 fewer points than they’re averaging on the road (113.1). The Hornets have been scoring 114 points per contest in their last 10 appearances, an average that’s slightly higher than the 112.4 they’ve scored over the course of the 2022-23 campaign.

Charlotte ranks 25th in the NBA by making 10.7 treys per contest, but it has a 32.4% shooting percentage from three-point land, which ranks worst in the league. So far this year, the Hornets have taken 64% two-pointers, accounting for 74.4% of the team’s buckets. They have shot 36% from beyond the arc (25.6% of the team’s baskets).

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What you need to know about the San Antonio Spurs

On offense, San Antonio is the 23rd-ranked team in the league (112.5 points per game). On defense, it is the worst (122.7 points conceded per game). The Spurs are scoring more points at home (113.2 per game) than away (111.7). The Spurs have performed worse offensively over their last 10 games, tallying 110.6 points per contest, 1.9 fewer points their than season average of 112.5.

San Antonio is the third-worst squad in the NBA in 3-pointers made (10.5 per game) and 25th in 3-point percentage (34.1%). In 2022-23, the Spurs have taken 66.4% percent of their shots from inside the 3-point line, and 33.6% percent from beyond it. In terms of makes, 75.6% of the Spurs’ buckets have been 2-pointers, and 24.4% have been 3-pointers.

Our prediction to win this contest is the Hornets, and we project that Hornets will cover the spread (Hornets -5.5). Finally, we see the scoring in this one going under the posted total of 241.5 points.

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WRITTEN BY

Dan Weiner

Hailing from Atlanta and attending college at the University of Texas, Dan is passionate about sports, particularly college football and soccer. He's a diehard Atlanta pro sports and Texas Longhorns fan. He likes every sport and will watch anything and everything the weirder the better. He joined Betsperts after an 11 year career in television production at ESPN.

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