Charlotte Hornets vs Boston Celtics 4/4/2021 Odds Picks and Previews
Posted by: Hilbert Mayer
Charlotte Hornets vs Boston Celtics 4/4/2021 – The Charlotte Hornets have two of their best players now on the injured list and hope to stay afloat in the NBA Eastern Conference. They will be tested by the Boston Celtics for their next game this coming Saturday, April 4. This matchup will be happening at the TD Garden in Boston Massachusetts with the tip-off starting at 6:00 p.m. Eastern Time. It will be shown live on television at the NBC Sports Boston and Bally Sports SE-CHA. NBA League Pass will have both feeds available through their online live stream. With their captain in the injury list, Charlotte Hornets are expected in NBA Spreads to lose by a wide margin against the Boston Celtics.
Charlotte Hornets vs Boston Celtics 4/4/2021
Charlotte Hornets vs Boston Celtics 4/4/2021 Betting Odds
Charlotte Hornets Betting
The Charlotte Hornets have been bitten by the injury bug and will lose Gordon Hayward for the next four weeks. That is a big blow to this team who is now fourth in the NBA Eastern Conference standings and is a game above the surging Miami Heat. This team managed to win their last matchup against the New Orleans Pelicans, 114-97. Miles Bridges is stepping up for the Hornets doing 23 points and 10 rebounds off the bench. Cody Zeller also had a good night with 17 points while Terry Rozier had 15. Hayward was able to give the team 13 points, eight rebounds and six assists before succumbing to injury after 20 minutes of playing time.
Players to watch: T. Rozier SG 46 GP 46 GS 33.4 MIN 20.3 PTS 0.5 OR 3.5 DR 4 REB 3.4 AST 1.3 STL 0.3 BLK 1.9 TO 1.8 PF 1.8 AST/TO 19.86 PER
G. Hayward SF 44 GP 44 GS 34 MIN 19.6 PTS 0.8 OR 5 DR 5.9 REB 4.1 AST 1.2 STL 0.3 BLK 2.1 TO 1.7 PF 2 AST/TO 19.86 PER
L. Ball PG 41 GP 21 GS 28.6 MIN 15.9 PTS 1.3 OR 4.5 DR 5.9 REB 6.1 AST 1.6 STL 0.3 BLK 2.8 TO 2.8 PF 2.2 AST/TO 20.93 PER.
Boston Celtics Betting
The Boston Celtics are trying to get things together and would like to make a big push to a better playoff position in the NBA Eastern Conference. This team is now in eighth place and has a chance to chase the New York Knicks and Atlanta Hawks with a win in this next matchup. The Houston Rockets were their recent opponents winning by 16 points, 118-102. Jayson Tatum had 26 points and nine rebounds while new Celtic Evan Fournier came off the bench with 23 points and seven three-pointers. Jaylen Brown had a double-double of 22 points and 11 rebounds while center Robert Williams had a notable night with 20 points, nine rebounds and eight assists.
Players to Watch: J. Tatum SF 43 GP 43 GS 35.6 MIN 25.3 PTS 0.7 OR 6.2 DR 6.9 REB 4.3 AST 1.3 STL 0.5 BLK 2.5 TO 1.9 PF 1.7 AST/TO 23.05 PER
J. Brown SG 45 GP 45 GS 33.9 MIN 24.5 PTS 1.2 OR 4.5 DR 5.7 REB 3.6 AST 1.3 STL 0.5 BLK 2.8 TO 2.9 PF 1.3 AST/TO 22.84 PER
K. Walker PG 30 GP 30 GS 30.9 MIN 18.1 PTS 0.3 OR 3.4 DR 3.6 REB 4.8 AST 1.1 STL 0.3 BLK 2.2 TO 1.3 PF 2.2 AST/TO 18.22 PER.
Charlotte Hornets vs Boston Celtics 4/4/2021 Betting Numbers
Charlotte are 6-1 ATS in their last 7 games.
Boston are 4-2 ATS in their last 6 games.
Gordon Hayward SF Foot is out indefinitely
Tristan Thompson C Quarantine is out indefinitely
Charlotte Hornets vs Boston Celtics Betting Picks
The Boston Celtics have added another wing player who could score 25 points a night in Evan Fournier while the Charlotte Hornets lost Gordon Hayward due to injury. Sportsbook has the Celtics winning this game by a wide margin over the Hornets.
Moneyline: The Hornets as the visiting team has an ML of +450 while the Celtics are given a -650.
ATS: A huge 10 points is what separates both teams in this matchup with the Hornets going over while the Celtics are under.
TOTALs: The total pegged in this game is at 223.5 with the Hornets the team over while the Celtiscs are under.
Score Prediction: 114 – 109, Celtics