Charlotte Hornets at San Antonio Spurs - 12/15/21 NBA Picks and Prediction
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San Antonio Spurs (10-16) vs Charlotte Hornets (15-14)
Game Info: Wednesday, December 15, 2021 at 8:30 pm (AT&T Center)
Betting Odds: San Antonio Spurs -3.5 -- Over/Under: 228 Click Here for the Latest Odds
The Charlotte Hornets and San Antonio Spurs meet Wednesday in NBA action at the AT&T Center. The Charlotte Hornets need a win after losing six of their last eight games. The San Antonio Spurs look for a win after winning six of their last nine games.
The Charlotte Hornets are averaging 115.8 points on 46.3 percent shooting and allowing 116.3 points on 47 percent shooting. Miles Bridges is averaging 20.3 points and 3.5 assists, while LaMelo Ball is averaging 20 points and 7.7 rebounds. Terry Rozier is the third double-digit scorer and Gordon Hayward is dishing 3.9 assists. The Charlotte Hornets are shooting 38.4 percent from beyond the arc and 74.4 percent from the free throw line. The Charlotte Hornets are allowing 35 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 43.6 rebounds per game.
The San Antonio Spurs are averaging 108.3 points on 46.7 percent shooting and allowing 108.4 points on 45.7 percent shooting. Dejounte Murray is averaging 18.9 points and 8.4 rebounds, while Keldon Johnson is averaging 14.4 points and 1.9 assists. Derrick White is the third double-digit scorer and Jakob Poeltl is dishing 2.6 assists. The San Antonio Spurs are shooting 35.2 percent from beyond the arc and 70.2 percent from the free throw line. The San Antonio Spurs are allowing 35.6 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 45 rebounds per game.
The Hornets are 4-10 ATS in their last 14 road games and 5-1 ATS in their last 6 games overall. The Spurs are 7-1 ATS in their last 8 games playing on 2 days rest and 7-2 ATS in their last 9 games overall. The over is 7-1-1 in Hornets last 9 overall. The over is 20-7 in Spurs last 27 home games. The Hornets are 4-10 ATS in the last 14 meetings in San Antonio.
The Charlotte Hornets are watching their season fall apart due to so many guys out, but it looks like relief could come soon. Still, I need to see it before I give the Hornets attention again. The San Antonio Spurs are playing their best ball of the season right now with an improved offense, and they play their best ball at home, where they shoot 48.4 percent from the field. We're not being asked to lay much here. Give me the Hornets and the small number.
Randy’s Pick San Antonio Spurs -3.5
AUTHOR: Randy Chambers
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