Tonight, basketball betting fans have 8 exciting basketball games to make a profit on. For this matchup we are choosing the two worst teams in the Eastern Conference to bet on. Yes, we are talking about the Charlotte Hornets with a 15-39 record and the Detroit Pistons with a 13-39 record. However, we are here to make money. Thus, we chose this matchup due to the high profit potential of this game. Therefore, let’s see what our sports betting experts chose this matchup with their Hornets vs Pistons Betting Pick and analysis.
For this game, the Charlotte Hornets are heading to Little Caesars Arena in Detroit, Michigan. Ranking wise, the Hornets rank next to last in the NBA Eastern Conference and are just 1 spot above Detroit. However, despite having more wins, the Pistons are the favorite team with a -1 pointspread. Needless to say, that home advantage is proving to be worth a few extra points for the Pistons.
The betting odds are not very favorable for such a close game with the Detroit Money Line at -225. However, betting on the totals at 241 may seem like a better wager to many.
Hornets vs Pistons Betting Prediction and Analysis for 02/03/2023
The Hornets were just on the road last Thursday when lost to the Bulls 98-114. Thus, Charlotte will be having their second back-to-back game on the road putting them at a disadvantage. During the game against Chicago, the Hornets did not complete 28 of 35 three-pointers. Furthermore, they were not able to stop the Bulls from shooting 52% from the field.
Terry Rozier led the score for Charlotte with 23 points on 8-for-21 shooting and getting 8 rebounds. In addition, LaMelo Ball made 19 points and had 8 rebounds and 6 assists. However, they rank fifth in the league for rebounds with 45.3 boards per games.
For the season so far, the Hornets rank 25 in the league in scoring offense with 112.3 points per game. In terms of sports betting, they are 5-2 against the spread in their last 7 games.
On the other hand, the Detroit Pistons are as ready as can be to take on the Hornets. This is because they are playing at home and got to rest after their matchup against the Wizards got postponed.
Last Monday, Detroit lost 105-111 against the Dallas Mavericks during a road loss. Overall, they average 112.6 points per game on 45.5 percent shooting and allowing 120.1 points on 49.4 percent shooting. During the game, they gave up a 9-2 run to start the fourth quarter..
Hornets vs Pistons Betting Pick
Game time: 02/03/2023 at 7:00 PM EDT
Bet on the Over 241
The Pistons have lost their last 19 of 25 games at home and the worst overall record in the NBA. Furthermore, they are losing games and failing to cover the numbers despite having the home advantage. The Hornets are not much bettor off which will make for a very tight game.
For tonight’s game, we predict the Detroit Pistons will win with a final score of 124-123. However, they will not cover the spread and they came is too close for comfort. Therefore, betting on the over is a much safer wager.
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