Charlotte Hornets vs Los Angeles Clippers 3/20/2021 NBA Spread and Picks
Posted by: Hilbert Mayer
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
Charlotte Hornets vs Los Angeles Clippers 3/20/2021 Betting Odds
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
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Charlotte’s last 5 games.
Los Angeles Clippers
LA Clippers are 2-5 ATS in their last 7 games.
Cody Zeller C Shoulder is OUT Saturday vs LA Clippers
Los Angeles Clippers
Serge Ibaka PF Back is “?” Saturday vs Charlotte
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