Nets vs. Hornets Prediction
Will Thursday night’s matchup between the Brooklyn Nets and Charlotte Hornets turn out to be a low-scoring affair at 7:00 p.m. ET?
(651) Brooklyn Nets at (652) Charlotte Hornets
Thursday, March 8, 2018
TV: N/A, 7:00 p.m. ET
WHO ODDSMAKERS LIKE: Charlotte. According to oddsmakers from online sports book YouWager, the Hornets are 7-point home favorites to beat the Nets, who opened as 7.5-point underdogs. The total, meanwhile, sits at 216.5 points after hitting the board at 218.
WHO PUBLIC BETTORS LIKE: As of Thursday afternoon, 53% of the betting tickets wagered on tonight’s game online are on the Hornets to cover the spread. Meanwhile, 55% of the betting tickets wagered online are on the over.
WHO WE LIKE: The under has been a great play in this series, cashing in four of the last five meetings between these two teams. The under is also 8-3 in the Nets’ last 11 games versus Eastern Conference opponents, is 8-3 in their last 11 games playing on one day of rest, and has cashed in five of their last seven games coming off a loss. On the other side, the under is also 5-2 in the Hornets’ last seven games coming off a loss and is 5-1 in their last six games coming off a loss of more than 10 points.
THURSDAY NBA PREDICTION: NETS/HORNETS UNDER 216.5