Hornets vs. Pelicans Prediction
Will the Charlotte Hornets cover the point spread tonight as a road underdog when they take on a hot New Orleans Pelicans team at 8:00 p.m. ET?
Tuesday, March 13, 2018
TV: N/A, 8:00 p.m. ET
CURRENT NBA ODDS
Charlotte opened as a 4-point road underdog for tonight’s game but the line has climbed a half-point at most online sportsbooks. As for the total, it opened at 230 and that’s where the number currently sits.
PUBLIC BETTING PREDICTIONS
As of Tuesday afternoon, 79% of betting tickets wagered at online sportsbooks are on the Pelicans to cover the point spread. Meanwhile, 50% of the betting tickets are on the over/under.
The underdog has covered the spread in five of the last six meetings between these two teams while the Hornets are 4-1 against the number in their last five games coming off a win. On the other side, the Pelicans are just 2-6 against the number in their last eight home games, are 2-9 at the betting window in their last 11 home games when facing an opponent with a losing road record, and are 3-7 ATS in their last 10 games versus Southeast opponents.
TUESDAY NBA PREDICTION: CHARLOTTE HORNETS +4.5