Philadelphia 76ers vs Charlotte Hornets betting tips and predictions for Wednesday’s game in the NBA game. It could be yet another high scoring game as the Philadelphia 76ers and Charlotte Hornets play for the 2nd time this season. Read on for all our free predictions and betting tips.
It’s a re-match of the game played just two days ago where the 76ers beat the Charlotte Hornets 127-124 in overtime. Joel Embiid had a massive performance with 43 points and 15 rebounds on 15-for-20 shooting from the field, he kept the Sixers in this game with some timely baskets down the stretch. Tobias Harris also helped with 21 points and 11 boards, while Shake Milton added 16 of his own. After a sub-par ending to November, the Sixers are now catching momentum with 3 wins in their last 4 games, however they still have to work on covering the spread better. In their last 6 games they are just 2-4 ATS, but against the Hornets they’ve covered in 10 of the last 15 meetings, so the Philly fans will be optimistic ahead of tonight’s game.
We can expect a pretty much identical line-up for Charlotte as the one we saw a couple of days ago, as 5 of their players are still in the health and safety protocols due to covid-19. Without the likes of LaMelo Ball, Terry Rozier, Mason Plumlee, Jalen McDaniels and Ish Smith, Charlotte has dropped 4 of their last 5 games, but 4 of those games were really close as they were decided by just 3, 3, 2 and 3 points. Against the Sixers on Monday it was a total team effort as 7 Hornets players scored in double figures, including all 5 starters led by Kelly Oubre Jr. who had 35 on the night. It wasn’t enough though as they allowed Philadelphia to shoot 52% from the field and almost 42% from downtown. Even though they are on a poor run right now, the Hornets are still covering the spread. They are 10-4 ATS in their last 14 outings.
Just like on Monday the Sixers are once again 7 point favorites here. But, unlike on Monday I’m expecting a much better performance from them tonight, especially on the defensive end. It’s only a matter of time when all these players being out catches up to the Hornets, tonight could be the night. Give me Philadelphia to cover.
Charlotte Hornets vs Philadelphia 76ers Predictions & Odds
Sixers -7.0 Point Spread is available at -110 odds on bet365
If you can’t stop them, you can at least outscore them. That’s the motto the Charlotte Hornets have been going by in their last few games. They are scoring an insane amount of points, but teams are still beating them as they simply aren’t able to get stops. In their last 3 they’ve allowed 127 points and have scored 126.3 per game. Monday’s game against Philly ended 127-124 and the last 7 meetings between these two have now gone over the total. In the last 10 they are averaging 232.5 per game between them, so backing the Over here is a smart bet. Charlotte’s home games this season are 7-3 on the O/U, plus 4 of their last 5 vs Eastern Conference teams have also gone over. Philly scores only 105.4 on the road this season, they are definitely going over that tonight against 2nd worst defensive rated team we have in the NBA this season. Back the over.
Over 217.5 Total Points is available at -110 odds on bet365