Charlotte Hornets vs Houston Rockets Odds and Prediction

Charlotte Hornets vs Houston Rockets Odds and Prediction
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Charlotte Hornets is predicted to win tonight’s game against Houston Rockets as per the latest Charlotte Hornets vs Houston Rockets Odds and Prediction

The Charlotte Hornets will face the Houston Rockets tonight at the Spectrum Center in Charlotte, N.C. This match features the 9th team in the Eastern Conference, Charlotte Hornets, against the team who are currently at the bottom of the Western Conference, Houston Rockets.

The home team looks forward to continuing their winning streak, while the visitors seek a victory to come back to the winning track after three losses in a row. This is the second time the Hornets and the Rockets faced each other this season. On Nov. 27, the team from Texas ended the match as the victorious side after a 146-143 win.

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Charlotte Hornets vs Houston Rockets Odds and Prediction: Match Odds

The Charlotte Hornets have had an interesting season so far with a well-balanced record of 17 wins and 17 losses. They come from an important victory on the road against the Denver Nuggets and this was the fifth game in a row where the Hornets were able to score more than 100 points against their opponents.

For the Rockets, this season has been kind of miserable. They are coming off three straight losses and their opponents were able to score at least 115 points in each game. The Hornets and the Rockets faced each other this season for the first time on Nov. 27, and the team from Texas ended the match as the victorious side with 146-143 score.

Money Line: Hornets: -275 I Rockets: +235

Spread: Hornets: -7 (-110) I Rockets: +7 (-110)

Charlotte Hornets vs Houston Rockets Odds and Prediction: Match Odds

Charlotte Hornets

The Hornets are having a balanced season, so far. The team have a .500 win% and tend to fight for a playoff spot until the end of this regular season. The high 114.9 PPG average allows the team to occupy the second position in the teams’ points per game average ranking and gives them the credential to be one of the best attacks in the league.

Lonzo Ball, Hornets point guard, and Miles Bridges, Hornets forward, have been the main reason for the success of the Hornets in the offense. Ball has a 19.8 PPG average, while Bridges has 19.7, the two highest averages in the team. Bridges has also the highest field goal percentage average in the team as he has converted 47.2% of his attempts.

Hornets attack is to be the main reason why the team is in for a fight for a place in the NBA playoffs however, their defense has not been solid this season. In the last five games, the team from North Carolina allowed their opponents to score at least 105 points per game and they are currently last in the opponents’ points per game ranking.

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Houston Rockets

The struggle is real for the Houston Rockets this season. The team, which currently occupies the last position in the Western Conference standings, got defeated in their last three matches and they have the third-lowest win percentage in the league, just behind the Pistons and the Magic.

If the game does not go as expected defensively, the same happens to the offense. The Rockets have the 19th best field goal percentage in the league, as they have converted 45.1% of their attempts. Christian Wood, Rockets center, has the highest points per game average in the team with 17.2%.

When it comes to the defense, the Rockets have one of the worst of the league. The team is placed in the 28th position for the opponents’ points per game average and have conceded at least 115 points in their last three matches. Added to it, the Rockets are the team with the highest turnover per game average in the league.

Charlotte Hornets vs Houston Rockets Odds and Prediction: Game Prediction

Looking at all the stats mentioned before, it is very difficult to say something different than the victory for the home team tonight. The match features one of the best attacks in the league playing at home against one of the worst defenses in the NBA this season.

The Rockets have even had difficulties scoring points against their opponents this season. So, it is safe to say the Hornets are the favorites and they are more likely to finish the game as the winning side.

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