Charlotte Hornets vs Portland Trail Blazers Prediction, Pick and Preview, November 9 (11/9): NBA
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- Nov 9, 2022, 2:37:45 AM
|Time||7:00 p.m. EST|
|Trail Blazers money line||-189|
|Trail Blazers spread||-4.5 (-110)|
|Hornets money line||+163|
|Hornets spread||+4.5 (-110)|
|Over / under||221.5|
2022-2023 season stats
|Portland Trail Blazers||Charlotte Hornets|
|Road / home record||4-1||1-4|
|Points per game||109.78||110.00|
|Points allowed per game||109.00||114.00|
|Rebounds per game||44.00||45.00|
|Rebounds allowed per game||41.00||48.00|
|Over / under record||3-6-1||5-6|
The Portland Trail Blazers continue on the road and will visit the Charlotte Hornets at the Spectrum Center on Wednesday night. These teams met 2 times last season and they tied 1-1, each one took the win at home.
Portland Trail Blazers
The Blazers have won 3 of their last 5 games of the season and are 4-1 on the road so far with a 7-3 record overall ranking 2nd in the Northwest division. In their last game on the road, they beat the Miami Heat. Anfernee Simons scored 25 for Portland, Jerami Grant added 23 and Lillard finished with 19 points in his first game back after a four-game absence with a right calf strain. Hart and Justice Winslow each scored 12.
Damian Lillard is scoring 29 points per game with 4.8 assists for the Trail Blazers. Jusuf Nurkic is averaging 11.2 rebounds and 11.3 points over the last 3 games for Portland.
The team is 7-3 in the last 10 games, averaging 109.8 points, 42.4 rebounds, 23.1 assists, 8.3 steals and 4.3 blocks per game while shooting 44.5% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 108.6 points per game.
The Hornets get here with a 3-8 record and are 1-4 at home so far this season ranking 4th in the Southeast. In their last game at home, they lost 108-100 against the Hornets. P.J. Washington had 25 points and Kelly Oubre Jr. added 20 for the Hornets, who’ve struggled with injuries all season and have not won since upsetting the defending NBA champion Golden State Warriors.
Kelly Oubre Jr is leading the team with 17.6 points per game. M. Plumlee leads in rebounds with 8.3 per game while Smith Jr. has 6.3 assists for Charlotte.
In their last 10 games, the Hornets are 2-8, averaging 107.1 points, 42.8 rebounds, 30.0 assists, 8.1 steals and 5.3 blocks per game while shooting 48.9% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 115 points.
Portland are 7-3 SU in their last 10 games.
Portland are 7-3 ATS in their last 10 games against Charlotte.
Portland are 8-2 SU in their last 10 games against Charlotte.
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Portland's last 9 games on the road.
Portland are 2-4 ATS in their last 6 games when playing on the road against Charlotte.
Charlotte are 0-5 ATS in their last 5 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Charlotte's last 7 games.
Charlotte are 0-5 SU in their last 5 games.
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Charlotte's last 6 games against Portland.
The Hornets have been awful lately as they have won only 3 games so far this season and they're dealing with a lot of injuries still. The Blazers have played well and already beat some very tough teams like the Suns, Heat and Nuggets. The Hornets have lost 4 of their first 5 games at home and are struggling in defense so it will be hard to stop Dame Lillard and company. Take the Blazers to cover.
PICK: Blazers -4.5 (-110)
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