The Golden State Warriors (16-18) host the Charlotte Hornets (9-25) on December 27, 2022 at Chase Center. The Hornets are underdogs by a five-point margin as they enter the matchup with a 3-7 record in their last 10 games. The matchup’s over/under is 240.
How to bet Warriors vs. Hornets
Golden State Warriors vs. Charlotte Hornets Odds
The spread for this matchup is set at 5 points, with sportsbooks listing the Warriors as the favorites.
As for the moneyline, the Warriors have -199 odds to pick up the win, while the Hornets are listed at +166 to claim victory.
Finally, the total for the game is set at 240 points.
Warriors vs. Hornets Game Time and How to Watch
- Game Day: Tuesday, December 27, 2022
- Game Time: 10:00 PM ET
- TV Channel: NBCS
- Location: San Francisco, California
- Arena: Chase Center
Warriors vs. Hornets Betting Trends
The Warriors have played 34 games, with 15 wins against the spread. Golden State has been chosen as the favorite in 21 games this year and has walked away with the win 13 times (61.9%) in those games. Warriors games this year have eclipsed the over/under 20 times in 34 opportunities (58.8%).
The Hornets are 15-19-0 against the spread this year. Charlotte has a 6-20 record in games it was the underdog on the moneyline (winning 23.1% of those games). Hornets games this season have hit the over on 18 of 34 set point totals (52.9%).
Potential Starting Lineups and Key Players
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Warriors vs. Hornets Injury Report
Hornets: Nick Richards: Out (Ankle), LaMelo Ball: Probable (Shoulder), Dennis Smith: Questionable (Ankle), Cody Martin: Out (Knee), Miles Bridges: Out (Personal)
What you need to know about the Golden State Warriors
Golden State has had to rely on its offense, which ranks fifth-best in the NBA (116.7 points per game), as it ranks fifth-worst in the league on defense with only 117.6 points allowed per contest. The Warriors average 120.4 points per game at home, compared to 113.7 points per game in away games, a difference of 6.7 points per contest. On the offensive side of the ball, the Warriors have struggled over their last 10 games, scoring 114.2 points per contest over that stretch as opposed to the 116.7 they’ve racked up over the course of this season.
Golden State is playing well when it comes to three-point shooting, as it ranks best in the league in three-pointers (16.2 per game) and fifth-best in shooting percentage from beyond the arc (38.1%). The Warriors have taken 52.1% two-pointers and 47.9% from three-point land this season. Of the team’s baskets, 61.8% are two-pointers and 38.2% are three-pointers.
What you need to know about the Charlotte Hornets
Offensively Charlotte is the 20th-ranked squad in the league (111.4 points per game). On defense it is third-worst (118.3 points conceded per game). At home the Hornets are putting up 108.7 points per game, 4.7 fewer points than they are averaging away (113.4). While the Hornets are putting up 111.4 points per game in 2022-23, they have bettered that mark over their previous 10 games, producing 116.3 a contest.
Beyond the arc, Charlotte is fifth-worst in the league in 3-pointers made per game (10.7). And it is worst in 3-point percentage at 32.6%. The Hornets attempt 64.8% percent of their shots from inside the arc, and 35.2% percent from beyond it. In terms of makes, 74.2% of the Hornets’ buckets are 2-pointers, and 25.8% are 3-pointers.
Warriors vs. Hornets Predictions and Pick
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