Nuggets vs. Hornets Prediction
The Hornets are coming off an impressive upset of the Nets on Sunday night but will be an underdog against the Nuggets at home on Monday. Will Charlotte cover against Denver or is there a better bet when it comes to this 7:00 p.m. ET tip-off?
531 Denver Nuggets (-3.5) at 532 Charlotte Hornets (+3.5); o/u 231.5
7:00 p.m. ET, Monday, March 28, 2022
Venue: Spectrum Center, Charlotte, NC
Denver Nuggets DFS Notes
Nikola Jokic recorded his 60th double-double of the season in Saturday's 113-107 win over the Thunder, posting a line of 35 points (13-of-15 FGs, 9-of-10 FTs), 12 rebounds, eight assists, two steals, and two blocks in 35 minutes. With Oklahoma City starting Isaiah Roby in the middle, fantasy managers and DFS players alike were expecting a big night out of Jokic. While the reigning MVP may not have recorded a triple-double he did come close, and the field-goal and free-throw percentages were outstanding. Denver plays four games next week with no back-to-backs, so expect more of the same from Jokic.
Charlotte Hornets DFS Notes
Terry Rozier scored 14 points on 5-of-12 shooting (2-of-2 FT) Sunday, to go with seven rebounds, four assists, two triples, one steal and three turnovers across 37 minutes in a win over the Nets. The Hornets have won seven of their past eight games, and with the win tonight, they moved past Brooklyn for the No. 8 seed out East. They're now only 3.5 games behind the No. 6 seeded Raptors, so if they keep up their strong play, they may be able to dodge the play-in tournament. LaMelo Ball was Charlotte's leading scorer tonight, and he finished with 33 points (10-of-21 FG, 6-of-8 FT), seven rebounds, nine dimes, seven triples, three steals and one turnover in the nine-point win over Brooklyn.
Nuggets vs. Hornets NBA Betting Prediction
The Nuggets are winless against the spread in their last five games in Charlotte, are 1-4 against the number in their last five games overall and are 2-7 at the window in their last nine games as a favorite. On the other side, the Hornets are 5-2 against the spread in their last seven games overall and are 3-1-1 ATS in their last five home games versus a team with a winning road record.
NBA BETTING PREDICTION: CHARLOTTE HORNETS +3.5