Nets vs. Hornets Prediction
Despite their failure to cover the spread in six straight games, are the Hornets a good bet to post a win at the betting window when they host the Nets at 7:00 p.m. ET tonight?
According to oddsmakers from online sportsbook YouWager, the Hornets are 7.5-point home favorites to beat the Nets, who also opened as 7.5-point road underdogs. The total has moved a little, climbing to 214 after hitting the board at 213.5. Brooklyn heads play having lost nine of its last 10 games (3-7 ATS) while Charlotte is 4-6 SU and 2-7-1 ATS over its last 10.
The early betting is on Brooklyn, with 57% of the betting tickets wagered at online sportsbooks listed with the Nets. The over is also drawing the most public action at 62%.
Injury to Watch
Rondae Hollis-Jefferson remains out with a groin injury for the Nets but the Hornets come into this game healthy.
Take Brooklyn. The underdog is 13-3 against the spread in the last 16 meetings between these two teams and the road squad has covered in eight of the last 11 meetings. The Nets are also a perfect 6-0 at the betting window in their last six games versus the Hornets and have covered six straight in Charlotte.
Thursday NBA Prediction: Brooklyn Nets +7.5