Charlotte Hornets at Houston Rockets - 11/27/21 NBA Picks and Prediction
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Houston Rockets (2-16) vs Charlotte Hornets (13-8)
Game Info: Saturday, November 27, 2021 at 8:00 pm (Toyota Center)
Betting Odds: Houston Rockets +5.5 -- Over/Under: 223 Click Here for the Latest Odds
The Charlotte Hornets and Houston Rockets meet Saturday in NBA action at the Toyota Center. The Charlotte Hornets look for a win after winning eight of their last nine games. The Houston Rockets need a win after losing 10 of their last 11 games.
The Charlotte Hornets are averaging 111.9 points on 44.9 percent shooting and allowing 112.4 points on 45.5 percent shooting. Miles Bridges is averaging 20.3 points and 3.5 assists, while LaMelo Ball is averaging 19.9 points and 7.8 rebounds. Gordon Hayward is the third double-digit scorer and Terry Rozier is dishing 3.3 assists. The Charlotte Hornets are shooting 36.4 percent from beyond the arc and 71.9 percent from the free throw line. The Charlotte Hornets are allowing 33 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 45.6 rebounds per game.
The Houston Rockets are averaging 100.8 points on 42.8 percent shooting and allowing 111.6 points on 45.3 percent shooting. Christian Wood is averaging 16.2 points and 11.2 rebounds, while Jalen Green is averaging 14.5 points and 3.3 rebounds. Eric Gordon is the third double-digit scorer and Kevin Porter Jr. is grabbing 4.1 rebounds. The Houston Rockets are shooting 31.3 percent from beyond the arc and 68.6 percent from the free throw line. The Houston Rockets are allowing 33.2 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 45.6 rebounds per game.
The Hornets are 2-7 ATS in their last 9 road games and 6-2 ATS in their last 8 games overall. The Rockets are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 Saturday games and 2-6-1 ATS in their last 9 games overall. The under is 7-1 in Hornets last 8 overall. The under is 5-2 in Rockets last 7 overall. The Hornets are 2-9-2 ATS in the last 13 meetings in Houston.
As I've said before, the Charlotte Hornets are a young team that thrives on confidence and swagger, so the more they win and play well, the better and stronger they're going to get. The Hornets are a team to watch closely while they stay in this good form. The Houston Rockets finally ended their losing streak on Wednesday, but they're still losing their last five games by an average of 13.2 points, and they lose at home by an average of seven points. Give me the Hornets and reasonable chalk.
Randy’s Pick Charlotte Hornets -5.5
AUTHOR: Randy Chambers
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