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Charlotte Hornets vs Los Angeles Clippers 3/20/2021 NBA Spread and Picks

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Charlotte Hornets vs Los Angeles Clippers 3-20-2021 NBA Spread and Picks

Charlotte Hornets vs Los Angeles Clippers 3/20/2021 – These are teams from different conferences that have been struggling recently. The Charlotte Hornets are on back-to-back games in Los Angeles and this time will face the LA Clippers this Saturday, March 20 at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, California. It will be FOX Sports Prime Ticket and FOX Sports Southeast that will bring the live broadcast on television by 10:00 p.m. Eastern Time. Both feeds can be viewed through online live streaming at NBA League Pass. The Los Angeles Clippers are expected by NBA lines to give the Charlotte Hornets another loss by a blowout.

Charlotte Hornets vs Los Angeles Clippers 3/20/2021

When: March 20, 2021 10:00 PM ET
Where: Staples Center, Los Angeles, California
TV: FOX Sports Prime Ticket | FOX Sports Southeast
Stream: NBA League Pass

Charlotte Hornets vs Los Angeles Clippers 3/20/2021 Betting Odds
Team SP/RL TOTAL ML
Charlotte Hornets +10.5 (-110) 233.5 o (-110) +500
Los Angeles Clippers -10.5 (-110) 233.5 u (-110) -700
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Charlotte Hornets Betting

The Charlotte Hornets are on back-to-back losses and that pulled them downwards to a .500 record at 20-20. This team is now sixth in the NBA Eastern Conference and is in a tight position battle with the New York Knicks, Atlanta Hawks and Boston Celtics. The Los Angeles Lakers are their most recent opponent which they lost on the road by 11 points, 105-116. LaMelo Ball showed that he can keep up with LeBron James doing 26 points, seven assists and five rebounds. Terry Rozier followed him up with 20 points and five rebounds while P.J. Washington had 18.

Players to watch: T. Rozier SG 38 GP 38 GS 33.1 MIN 20.4 PTS 0.5 OR 3.3 DR 3.8 REB 3.2 AST 1.4 STL 0.3 BLK 1.9 TO 1.9 PF 1.7 AST/TO 17.93 PER

G. Hayward SF 36 GP 36 GS 34.5 MIN 20.4 PTS 0.9 OR 4.6 DR 5.5 REB 4.1 AST 1.4 STL 0.4 BLK 2 TO 1.6 PF 2 AST/TO 18.38 PER

L. Ball PG 40 GP 20 GS 28.8 MIN 16 PTS 1.4 OR 4.5 DR 5.9 REB 6.2 AST 1.6 STL 0.4 BLK 2.9 TO 2.8 PF 2.2 AST/TO 18.62 PER.

Los Angeles Clippers Betting

The Los Angeles Clippers have been struggling for the past nine games as they only won three times. They are still fourth place in the NBA Western Conference standings but it gave the Denver Nuggets and Portland Trail Blazers a chance to chase them if the slump continues. This team recently lost to the Dallas Mavericks by a wide margin of 16 points, 89-105. Paul George is the best player during that match as he contributed 28 points, seven rebounds and five assists in nearly 42 minutes. Kawhi Leonard followed through with 20 points, seven rebounds and seven assists but he only shot 9-of-21 from the field.

Players to Watch: K. Leonard SF 34 GP 34 GS 34.6 MIN 26.2 PTS 1 OR 5.4 DR 6.4 REB 4.9 AST 1.6 STL 0.5 BLK 1.9 TO 1.7 PF 2.5 AST/TO 26.57 PER

P. George SG 31 GP 31 GS 33.3 MIN 23.1 PTS 0.9 OR 5.2 DR 6.1 REB 5.3 AST 1.1 STL 0.5 BLK 3.4 TO 2.3 PF 1.6 AST/TO 21.7 PER

L. Williams SG 39 GP 3 GS 22.3 MIN 12.2 PTS 0.4 OR 1.8 DR 2.2 REB 3.6 AST 0.9 STL 0.1 BLK 1.5 TO 1 PF 2.3 AST/TO 15.89 PER.

Charlotte Hornets vs Los Angeles Clippers 3/20/2021 Betting Numbers

Trends

Charlotte Hornets

The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Charlotte’s last 5 games.
Charlotte are 4-2 SU in their last 6 games.
Hornets are 6-14 ATS in their last 20 games against LA Clippers.
Charlotte are 1-10 SU in their last 11 games against LA Clippers.
The total has gone OVER in 10 of Charlotte’s last 11 games on the road.
Charlotte are 0-10 SU in their last 10 games when playing on the road against LA Clippers.
The total has gone OVER in 10 of Charlotte’s last 15 games this season.
Charlotte are 7-2 ATS in their last 9 games against an opponent in the Pacific Division division.
Charlotte are 4-2 SU in their last 6 games played in March.

Los Angeles Clippers

LA Clippers are 2-5 ATS in their last 7 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of LA Clippers’ last 9 games.
LA Clippers are 2-5 SU in their last 7 games.
LA Clippers are 11-4 SU in their last 15 games at home.
Clippers are 10-0 SU in their last 10 games when playing at home against Charlotte.
LA Clippers are 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games against an opponent in the Eastern Conference conference.
LA Clippers are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games against an opponent in the Southeast Division division.
The total has gone OVER in 9 of LA Clippers’ last 13 games played on a Saturday.
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of LA Clippers’ last 5 games played on a Saturday when at home.

Injuries

Charlotte Hornets

Cody Zeller C Shoulder is OUT Saturday vs LA Clippers

Los Angeles Clippers

Serge Ibaka PF Back is “?” Saturday vs Charlotte
Patrick Beverley PG Knee is downgraded to OUT Saturday vs Charlotte

Head-to-Head
Charlotte Hornets Los Angeles Clippers
21-18-1 Against the Spread 22-20-0
21-18-1 Straight Up 24-17-1
112 Points per Game 115
113 Points Allowed per Game 110
46.41 Offensive FG% 48.16
77.5 Offensive FT% 83.86
38.36 Offensive 3PT% 41.48
47.34 Defensive FG% 47.22
73.91 Defensive FT% 78
37.01 Defensive 3PT% 36.4

Charlotte Hornets vs Los Angeles Clippers Betting Picks

Even with the slump, the Los Angeles Clippers have a lot of firepower that will give the Charlotte Hornets a bunch of problems. The top online sportsbook has the Clippers as the favorites to win this game against the young Hornets.

Moneyline: The Hornets as the underdogs are at +500 if they pull an upset win while the Clippers are -700.

ATS: It is a very wide 10.5 points between both teams across the spread with the Clippers taking the -10.5 while the Hornets are on the other side of the fence with +10.5.

TOTALs: The given total for both teams to dance on is set at 233.5 with the Clippers going under while the Hornets are under.

Score Prediction: 111 – 102, Clippers