Sunday, March 24, 2019
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The Charlotte Hornets head to Scotiabank Arena to take on the Toronto Raptors on Sunday, March 24, 2019. The opening line for this game has Toronto as 4 point favorites.
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The Hornets have a record of 32-39. They are 3rd in the Southeast Division. They have a point differential of -1.1 as they average 110.4 points per game while giving up 111.5 per contest. The Raptors have an overall mark of 51-22. They currently are 1st in the Atlantic Division. They total 114.2 points per contest and give up 108.7, which is a point differential of 5.4.
Valuable Charlotte Hornets Betting Trends
The Charlotte Hornets are 31-38-2 against the spread this season
The Charlotte Hornets are 39-32-0 against the over/under this year
Important Toronto Raptors Betting Trends
The Toronto Raptors are 32-39-2 against the spread this season
The Toronto Raptors are 41-31-0 against the over/under this year
Key Charlotte Hornets Injuries
03/23/19 F Cody Zeller Knee is downgraded to out Saturday vs Boston
03/23/19 SF Michael Kidd-Gilchrist Concussion is downgraded to out Saturday vs Boston
03/23/19 G Nicolas Batum Illness is questionable Saturday vs Boston
Key Toronto Raptors Injuries
03/22/19 PG Kyle Lowry Ankle is out Sunday vs Charlotte
Jeremy Lamb averages 15.4 points per contest in 28.9 minutes per game this year. He averages 2.2 assists per game and 5.7 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 44% for the season while his free throw percentage is 88%. Kemba Walker comes into this game averaging 25.0 points per contest while playing 34.8 minutes per night. He grabs 4.3 rebounds per contest and distributes 5.7 assists per game. His FG percentage is 43% while his free throw percentage is 83%.
Serge Ibaka averages 14.9 points per game and he sees the court an average of 27.8 minutes per game. He also hauls in 8.1 rebounds per game and dishes 1.4 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 52% and his free throw percentage is 77%. Kawhi Leonard scores 27.2 points per contest while playing 34.5 minutes per game. He hauls in 7.4 rebounds per contest and has 3.3 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 50% and his free throw percentage is at 86%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Hornets allow 111.5 points per contest which is 18th in the NBA. They also surrender a 47% shooting percentage and a 36% average from 3-point range, ranking them 21st and 16th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 45.8 rebounds a game which ranks 21st, and they allow 25.7 assists per game which puts them in 24th place in the league. They force 13.6 turnovers per game which ranks them 11th in the NBA. Charlotte averages 110.4 points per contest, which is 20th in the league. Their average scoring margin is -1.1 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a unit, which has them ranked 25th. From 3-point territory they shoot 35%, which is good for 21st in the NBA. They average 44.3 boards per contest and 22.9 assists per game, which ranks them 23rd and 23rd in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 29th with 12.6 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Raptors give up 108.7 points per game, which ranks them 11th in the league. Their defense surrenders a 45% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 7th and 8th in those defensive statistics. They rank 15th with 24.5 dimes allowed per game and 11th with 44.5 boards surrendered per contest. The Raptors are 23rd in the league in forcing turnovers with 15.2 per contest. Toronto is 8th in the NBA with 114.2 points per contest this season. They are 6th in the league in shooting at 47%, while their average scoring margin is 5.4. They shoot 36% from beyond the arc, which is good for 9th in the league. They are 16th in the NBA in rebounding with 45.3 boards per contest and 14th in assists per game with 25.0. The Raptors are 15th in turnovers per contest with 14.2.
The Hornets are 14th in the NBA in offensive rating with 110.7, and their defensive rating of 111.8 is ranked 22nd. In terms of pace they are 19th in the league with 99.1 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 51% is 23rd. As a team they are 20th in the NBA in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 37% of their shots, ranking 12th in the league. Charlotte is 29th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 11.2 times per 100 possessions while forcing 12.1 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 53%, which is 8th in the league.
Toronto is 14th in the league in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 12.5 times per 100 possessions while forcing 13.3 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 51%, which is 24th in the NBA. The Raptors are 7th in the league in defensive rating with 107.3, and their offensive rating of 112.7 is ranked 5th. They are 13th in the NBA in pace with 100.3 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 54% is 3rd. As a unit they are 4th in the league in true shooting percentage with 58% and they shoot 3-pointers on 38% of their shot attempts, ranking 10th in the NBA.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit’s Pick: Take Charlotte +4 and over 230 total points
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