Warriors vs. Hornets Prediction
Will the Warriors cover as a double-digit favorite tonight when they visit the Hornets at 8:00PM ET?
According to oddsmakers from online sports book Bovada.lv, the Hornets are 10-point home underdogs versus the Warriors after opening as a 7.5-point dog. As for the total, the number hit the board at 223.5 and has been bet down to 223.
The Warriors had their eight-game winning streak snapped in Miami by the Heat on Monday night, falling 105-102. Steph Curry scored 20 points with 10 rebounds, eight assists, one block and three 3-pointers in the loss. He finished 7-of-19 from the field and 4-of-5 from the free-throw line while also turning the ball over in 37 minutes. Draymond Green, meanwhile, struggled, scoring just seven points on 3-of-8 shooting. Green missed all three of his triples and only hit 1-of-4 from the line.
The Hornets had their three-game winning streak snapped at home by the Wizards on Monday, losing 109-99. Kemba Walker is feeling under the weather but coach Steve Clifford is confident that the guard will play tonight against the Warriors. Jeremy Lamb has also been upgraded to questionable and is drawing closer to returning following a foot injury. Cody Zeller is also questionable to play after dealing with a quad contusion.
OUR PREDICTION: The Warriors are 5-1 against the spread in their last six games overall, are 4-0 against the number in their last four games playing on one day of rest and have cashed in four of their last five games against an opponent with a winning record.
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