Nuggets vs. Hornets Prediction

Nuggets vs. Hornets 3/19/16 NBA Picks & Predictions

With the Nuggets currently in the midst of a three-game losing streak in which their defense continues to fail them, will the over hit tonight when Denver visits Charlotte?

According to oddsmakers from online sports book Bovada.lv, the Hornets are 8.5-point home favorites over the Nuggets for tonight's 6:00PM ET tip-off. The total, meanwhile, currently sits at 217 as neither the side nor the total has seen any movement.

Bet Tonight's Nuggets vs. Hornets Matchup

Denver is 5-5 over its last 10 games but is 6-4 against the spread during that stretch, while Charlotte is a scorching-hot 9-1 over its last 10 contests and has covered the spread in seven of its last 10. The Nuggets are also 20-13 ATS on the road this season while the Hornets are 19-16 against the spread at home.

NBA Quick Links: Free Matchup Reports | Injuries | Odds Comparison | Scoreboard | Betting Trends

The Nuggets have lost three straight games and haven't allowed fewer than 100 points in four straight contests. The over, unsurprisingly, is 4-0 in their last four games and is also 4-0 in their last four road games. The over is 9-2 in their last 11 games when playing on one day of rest as well.

As for the Hornets, the over has hit in seven of their last 10 games overall and is 4-1 in their last five games coming off a straight up win. That victory came against the Heat on the road and in that contest, Kemba Walker, Courtney Lee, Nicolas Batum and Marvin Williams all scored in the double-digits, plus Al Jefferson came off the bench to rack up 21 points. With how poorly Denver is playing defensively, Charlotte shouldn't have any issues contributing to the over tonight.

SATURDAY NBA FREE PICK: NUGGETS/HORNETS OVER 217

Want More From TheSpread.com? Follow us on Twitter and Facebook or Subscribe to Our News Feeds!

Loading...

NBA Headlines

NBA Predictions & Picks

Thumbnail Rockets vs. Warriors NBA Prediction The Rockets have lost eight of their last 10 games but so has their opponent on Saturday night, the Warriors. Is Houston a good bet to cover as a 9-point road dog...
Thumbnail Lakers vs. Nets NBA Prediction The under has been profitable in previous meetings between the Lakers and Nets but will tonight’s matchup in Brooklyn turn into a relatively low-scoring game for...
Thumbnail 76ers vs. Pelicans NBA Prediction The Pelicans are 7.5-point home underdogs on Friday night versus the 76ers at 8:00 p.m. ET. Will New Orleans at least cover as a home dog or is there a better bet...
Thumbnail Grizzlies vs. Knicks NBA Prediction The Grizzlies and Knicks square off in Madison Square Garden on Friday night at 7:30 p.m. ET. Will the Knicks pull off the upset as a 1.5-point home dog or are the...
Thumbnail Suns vs. Clippers NBA Prediction The second game of TNT’s NBA double header should be a great one, as the Clippers will host the Suns at 10:00 p.m. ET from STAPLES Center in L.A. Following a game...