Hornets vs. Raptors Prediction
Will the struggling Hornets cover the point spread tonight when they visit the Raptors at 7:30PM ET?
According to oddsmakers from online sports book Bovada.lv, the Raptors are now 6-point home favorites versus the Hornets after opening as a 6.5-point favorite. As for the total, the number hit the board at 213 and has been bet down to 212.5.
CHARLOTTE KEY TRENDS: The Hornets are just 1-4-1 against the spread in their last six road games and are 3-12-1 at the betting window in their last 16 games overall. They're also winless at 0-5 against the number in their last five conference games and are 1-9-1 against the spread in their last 11 games coming off a failed cover in their previous game.
TORONTO KEY TRENDS: The Raptors have failed to cover in five of their last seven home games and are 1-6 at the betting window in their last seven games versus an opponent with a losing record. That said, they're 16-5-1 against the spread in their last 22 games when playing on no rest and are 21-8-1 ATS in their last 30 games played on Wednesday.
OUR PREDICTION: The Hornets are an impressive 11-4 against the spread in their last 15 games in Toronto and are 21-8 against the number in their last 29 games overall versus the Raptors. Toronto, meanwhile, has failed to cover in four of its last five games coming off a loss and is just 1-4 against the spread in its last five home games when facing a team with a losing road record.
WEDNESDAY NBA PREDICTION: CHARLOTTE HORNETS +6