Charlotte Hornets at Denver Nuggets - 3/17/21 NBA Picks and Prediction

Charlotte Hornets at Denver Nuggets - 3/17/21 NBA Picks and Prediction Photo by Jeremy Brevard-USA TODAY Sports

Denver Nuggets (23-16) vs Charlotte Hornets (20-18)

Game Info: Wednesday, March 17, 2021 at 9:00 pm (Ball Arena)

Betting Odds: Denver Nuggets -6.5 -- Over/Under: 230.5 Click Here for the Latest Odds

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The Charlotte Hornets and Denver Nuggets meet Wednesday in NBA action at the Ball Arena.

The Charlotte Hornets look for a win after winning 10 of their last 15 games. The Charlotte Hornets are averaging 112.8 points on 46.4 percent shooting and allowing 112.7 points on 47.1 percent shooting. Gordon Hayward is averaging 21.1 points and 5.4 rebounds while Terry Rozier is averaging 20.4 points and 3.2 assists. LaMelo Ball is the third double-digit scorer and Devonte’ Graham is dishing 5.6 assists. The Charlotte Hornets are shooting 38.6 percent from beyond the arc and 78.2 percent from the free throw line. The Charlotte Hornets are allowing 37.2 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 44.3 rebounds per game.

The Denver Nuggets look for a win after winning six of their last seven games. The Denver Nuggets are averaging 115.3 points on 48.4 percent shooting and allowing 110.4 points on 46.8 percent shooting. Nikola Jokic is averaging 27.3 points and 11.2 rebounds while Jamal Murray is averaging 20.8 points and 4.7 assists. Michael Porter Jr. is the third double-digit scorer and Will Barton is grabbing 4.1 rebounds. The Denver Nuggets are shooting 38.9 percent from beyond the arc and 78.6 percent from the free throw line. The Denver Nuggets are allowing 36 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 44 rebounds per game.

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The Hornets are 12-5-1 ATS in their last 18 Wednesday games and 4-0 ATS in their last 4 games playing on 1 days rest. The Nuggets are 4-0 ATS in their last 4 games playing on 1 days rest and 5-2 ATS in their last 7 games overall. The over is 9-4 in Hornets last 13 overall. The under is 4-1 in Nuggets last 5 overall. The Hornets are 1-4 ATS in the last 5 meetings in Denver.

The Denver Nuggets are the better team and are playing some of their best ball of the season, but you can say the same thing about the Hornets. A young club that's gaining confidence by the day, the Charlotte Hornets have won 10 of their last 15 tries, and they're winning their last five games by an average of eight points while shooting 47.5 percent from the field. The Hornets also lose on the road by an average of just 1.7 points. The Nuggets are 7-11 against the spread at home. Give me the free buckets with the Hornets.

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Randy’s Pick Charlotte Hornets +6.5

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