Nets vs Hornets Prediction: Picks, Live Odds & Moneyline – Sunday, March 5, 2023

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The Brooklyn Nets (35-28) hit the court against the Charlotte Hornets (20-45) as 8-point favorites on Sunday, March 5, 2023 at 6:00 PM ET on YES. A 227-point over/under is set in the matchup.

How to bet Nets vs. Hornets

Brooklyn Nets vs. Charlotte Hornets Odds

Point Spread

The spread for this matchup is set at 8 points, with sportsbooks listing the Nets as the favorites.


As for the moneyline, the Nets have -329 odds to pick up the win, while the Hornets are listed at +260 to claim victory.


Finally, the total for the game is set at 227 points.

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Nets vs. Hornets Game Time and How to Watch

  • Game Day: Sunday, March 5, 2023
  • Game Time: 6:00 PM ET
  • TV Channel: YES
  • Location: Brooklyn, New York
  • Arena: Barclays Center

Nets vs. Hornets Betting Trends

The Nets have played 63 games, with 33 wins against the spread. Brooklyn has come away with 25 wins in the 36 contests it has been listed as the favorite in this season. Nets games this year have gone over the total in 29 out of 65 opportunities (44.6%).

In the Hornets’ 65 games this year, they have 27 wins against the spread. Charlotte has won 26% of the games this season it was the underdog on the moneyline (13-37). Hornets games this year have gone over the total in 29 of 65 opportunities (44.6%).

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Potential Starting Lineups and Key Players


Nets Leaders
Mikal Bridges 64 18.2 4.5 3.5 1.2 0.8 1.9
Spencer Dinwiddie 62 17.5 3.2 5.5 0.8 0.3 2.5
Cameron Johnson 25 15.6 3.8 1.5 1.1 0.4 2.7
Nicolas Claxton 59 12.3 9 1.7 0.8 2.5 0
Cameron Thomas 44 11.5 1.8 1.7 0.4 0.1 0.9


Hornets Leaders
Terry Rozier 54 21.4 4.1 4.8 1.1 0.2 2.7
Kelly Oubre Jr. 40 20.1 5.4 1.1 1.5 0.4 2.3
P.J. Washington 60 15.3 4.8 2.4 0.9 1.1 2
Gordon Hayward 39 14.7 4.3 3.8 0.9 0.2 1.1
Dennis Smith Jr. 43 8.5 2.8 4.5 1.4 0.4 0.4
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Nets vs. Hornets Injury Report

Hornets: Cody Martin: Out (Knee), P.J. Washington: Probable (Foot), LaMelo Ball: Out (Ankle)

What you need to know about the Brooklyn Nets

Brooklyn is scoring 113.7 points per game (18th-ranked in NBA) this season, while allowing 113.3 points per contest (15th-ranked). In home games, the Nets are putting up 2.1 more points per game (114.8) than they are in away games (112.7). On offense, the Nets have had a hard time putting the ball in the basket over their last 10 games, scoring 109.9 points per contest over that span as opposed to the 113.7 they’ve put up over the course of this year.

With a 38.6% three-point percentage this season, Brooklyn is second-best in the NBA. It ranks 10th in the league by making 12.7 treys per contest. When it comes to shot breakdown, the Nets have taken 61.2% two-pointers (accounting for 69.9% of the team’s baskets) and 38.8% three-pointers (30.1%).

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What you need to know about the Charlotte Hornets

Offensively, Charlotte is the 24th-ranked team in the league (112.2 points per game). On defense, it is fifth-worst (118.1 points allowed per game). The Hornets are scoring fewer points at home (111 per game) than on the road (113.3). Over their last 10 games, the Hornets are scoring 113.2 points per contest, one more than their season average (112.2).

Charlotte is 22nd in the NBA in 3-pointers made (10.8 per game) and second-worst in 3-point percentage (32.8%). In 2022-23, the Hornets have taken 35.8% percent of their shots from behind the 3-point line, and 64.2% percent from inside it. In terms of makes, 25.8% of the Hornets’ baskets have been 3-pointers, and 74.2% have been 2-pointers.

Nets vs. Hornets Predictions and Pick

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Luis Escalante

Luis has been a regular contributor to 4for4 since 2014 and is currently the Director of Strategy at Betsperts Group. Luis comes from an analytics background, leveraging his data skills with multiple years of experience in NFL, fantasy football, daily fantasy sports, and betting.

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