Raptors vs Hornets Prediction: Picks, Live Odds & Moneyline – Thursday, January 12, 2023

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The Toronto Raptors (18-23) host the Charlotte Hornets (11-31) at Scotiabank Arena on Thursday, January 12, 2023. The contest starts at 7:30 PM ET and airs on BSSE. The Raptors are 8-point favorites in the game, the second matchup between the teams this season. The over/under for this contest is set at 231.5.

How to bet Raptors vs. Hornets

Toronto Raptors vs. Charlotte Hornets Odds

Point Spread

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


As for the moneyline, the Raptors have -325 odds to pick up the win, while the Hornets are listed at +259 to claim victory.


Finally, the total for the game is set at 231.5 points.

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Raptors vs. Hornets Game Time and How to Watch

  • Game Day: Thursday, January 12, 2023
  • Game Time: 7:30 PM ET
  • TV Channel: BSSE
  • Location: Toronto, Ontario
  • Arena: Scotiabank Arena

Raptors vs. Hornets Betting Trends

The Raptors are 20-21-0 against the spread this season. Toronto has come away with 13 wins in the 25 contests it has been listed as the favorite in this season. Raptors games this year have hit the over on 21 of 42 set point totals.

In the Hornets’ 42 games this year, they have 17 wins against the spread. Charlotte is 7-25 in games it was the underdog on the moneyline (winning 21.9% of those games). Hornets games this season have hit the over on 21 of 42 set point totals (50%).

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Potential Starting Lineups and Key Players


Raptors Leaders
Pascal Siakam 31 25.8 8.3 6.5 0.9 0.5 1.4
Gary Trent Jr. 34 18.5 2.3 1.5 1.6 0.2 2.6
Fred VanVleet 33 18.4 4.2 6.3 1.5 0.5 2.8
OG Anunoby 37 18.3 5.9 2.1 2.2 0.8 1.9
Scottie Barnes 38 14.7 6.9 4.7 1 0.8 0.9


Hornets Leaders
LaMelo Ball 18 23.1 5.4 8.6 1.2 0.4 4.2
Terry Rozier 32 21 4.3 5.3 0.8 0.2 2.6
P.J. Washington 41 15.3 4.6 2.3 0.8 1.1 2
Gordon Hayward 21 13.7 4.7 3.9 0.8 0.2 1.1
Mason Plumlee 42 11.2 9.5 3.7 0.6 0.7 0
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Raptors vs. Hornets Injury Report

Hornets: Gordon Hayward: Doubtful (Hamstring), Kelly Oubre: Out (Hand), Miles Bridges: Out (Personal)

What you need to know about the Toronto Raptors

With 111.7 points per game on offense, Toronto ranks 25th in the NBA. Defensively, it gives up 111.4 points per contest, which ranks ninth in the league. The Raptors post 112.9 points per game in home games, compared to 110.2 points per game on the road, a difference of 2.7 points per contest. In their last 10 games, the Raptors have been scoring 113.5 points per game, an average that’s slightly higher than the 111.7 they’ve scored over the course of the 2022-23 season.

Toronto ranks second-worst in the NBA with a 33% shooting percentage from beyond the arc. Meanwhile, it is making 10.8 threes per game (25th-ranked in league). The Raptors are attempting 57.6 two-pointers per game this year, which account for 63.8% of the shots they’ve attempted (and 73.3% of the team’s baskets). Meanwhile, they are attempting 32.7 treys per contest, which are 36.2% of their shots (and 26.7% of the team’s buckets).

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What you need to know about the Charlotte Hornets

Charlotte is 21st in the league in points scored (112.1 per game) and third-worst in points allowed (118.5). At home the Hornets are putting up 109.5 points per game, 4.8 fewer points than they are averaging on the road (114.3). The Hornets have played better offensively over their past 10 games, scoring 117 points per contest, 4.9 more than their season average of 112.1.

Charlotte is 23rd in the league in 3-pointers made (11 per game) and worst in 3-point percentage (32.7%). The Hornets attempt 63.8% percent of their shots from inside the arc, and 36.2% percent from beyond it. In terms of makes, 73.6% of the Hornets’ buckets are 2-pointers, and 26.4% are 3-pointers.

Raptors 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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