Pacers vs. Hornets Prediction
Can the Hornets snap out of their funk with a win tonight against the Pacers as a home favorite at 8:00PM ET?
According to oddsmakers from online sports book Bovada.lv, the Hornets are now 3.5-point home favorites versus the Pacers after opening as a 2-point favorite. As for the total, the number hit the board at 208.5 and has been bet up to 209.5.
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Indiana is just 3-7 over its last 10 games but did cover in six of those 10 contests and is now 29-32 against the spread on the season. The Pacers own a losing record on the road at 11-19 this season, which includes a 13-17 ATS mark away from Indiana.
Charlotte is also in a deep funk, dropping seven of its last 10 games as well and going 4-5-1 at the betting window during that same span. The Hornets are 26-33 against the spread on the season, including just 12-17 ATS at home this year.
OUR PREDICTION: The Pacers are winless at the betting window in their last five trips to Charlotte and are just 2-8-1 against the spread in their last 11 games versus the Hornets. The home team is also 7-2-1 against the number in the last 10 meetings between these two teams while the Hornets are 3-1-1 against the spread in their last five games despite their issues. The Pacers have also been a bad bet playing on no rest, going 21-43-1 against the number in their last 65 games playing the second contest of a back-to-back.
MONDAY NBA PREDICTION: CHARLOTTE HORNETS -3.5