Charlotte Hornets vs Philadelphia 76ers 1/2/2021 Odds Picks and Previews
Posted by: Hilbert Mayer
Charlotte Hornets vs Philadelphia 76ers 1/2/2021 – The Philadelphia 76ers are looking good under Doc Rivers and they are set to make a good run once again in the NBA Eastern Conference. They will be playing hosts to the retooled Charlotte Hornets this coming Saturday, January 2. This match will be seen on NBA TV with the live coverage beginning at 7:00 p.m. Eastern Time. NBA League Pass is also going to be featuring the game via an online live stream. The Sixers are coming in with Joel Embiid and are seen by NBA Vegas Odds as the team prevailing over the identity-seeking Charlotte Hornets by a blowout fashion.
Charlotte Hornets vs Philadelphia 76ers 1/2/2021
Charlotte Hornets vs Philadelphia 76ers 1/2/2021 Betting Odds
Charlotte Hornets Betting
The Charlotte Hornets are coming off from a tough loss against the Morant-less Memphis Grizzlies by a wide margin of 15 points. It was a rough night for Terry Rozier who shot only 9% from the field while Devonte Graham only did 1-of-10 to finish with just three points.. Their best player was Bismack Biyombo who in return gave the team 16 points and 12 boards while LaMelo Ball continues to turn heads with 15 points, six assists, and two steals. Gordon Hayward also shot horribly sinking 5-of-13 and this team has to find quick fixes as they are on the tail end of their back-to-back.
Players to watch: T. Rozier PG 4 GP 4 GS 32.3 MIN 24.5 PTS 0.8 OR 3 DR 3.8 REB 3 AST 1 STL 0.8 BLK 2 TO 3 PF 1.5 AST/TO 21.4 PER
G. Hayward SF 4 GP 4 GS 34.3 MIN 19.8 PTS 0.5 OR 5 DR 5.5 REB 6 AST 1.3 STL 0 BLK 2.3 TO 3 PF 2.7 AST/TO 16.8 PER
M. Bridges SF 4 GP 0 GS 25.8 MIN 12.5 PTS 1 OR 6.8 DR 7.8 REB 1.5 AST 0.8 STL 1.5 BLK 2.3 TO 2.3 PF 0.7 AST/TO 16.5 PER
Philadelphia 76ers Betting
The Philadelphia 76ers are on a good start under new coach Doc Rivers and has only lost once in five games. They are coming off from back-to-back wins and hopes to get into their first winning streak of the season. Against the Orlando Magic, they won by a wide margin of 24 points. Joel Embiid led the charge with 21 points, nine rebounds, and two assists while Seth Curry dropped 21 points along with five three-pointers. Tobias Harris also chipped in with a near double-double of 20 points and nine boards. Ben Simmons only played 25 minutes and gave the team nine points, ten boards, eight assists, two steals, and a rare three-pointer.
Players to Watch: J. Embiid C 4 GP 4 GS 32.5 MIN 26.5 PTS 2.5 OR 9.8 DR 12.3 REB 2.5 AST 0.8 STL 1.5 BLK 2.3 TO 2.3 PF 1.1 AST/TO 30 PER
T. Harris SF 5 GP 5 GS 30.8 MIN 17.8 PTS 2.2 OR 6.2 DR 8.4 REB 2.6 AST 1 STL 1.2 BLK 1.6 TO 2 PF 1.6 AST/TO 20.93 PER
S. Curry SG 5 GP 5 GS 28.8 MIN 15.2 PTS 0.2 OR 2.2 DR 2.4 REB 3.6 AST 1 STL 0.2 BLK 1.4 TO 2.2 PF 2.6 AST/TO 19.31 PER.
Charlotte Hornets vs Philadelphia 76ers 1/2/2021 Betting Numbers
Charlotte is 9-3-1 ATS in their last 13 games.
Philadelphia is 4-2 ATS in their last 6 games.
Cody Zeller C Hand is OUT 4-6 weeks
Mike Scott PF Knee is probable Saturday vs Charlotte
Charlotte Hornets vs Philadelphia 76ers Betting Picks
The Charlotte Hornets are forecasted as the underdogs in this game as seen by Online Sportsbook even with the slow emergence of LaMelo Ball. Nonetheless, the Philadelphia 76ers are going to win this game by a wide margin.
Moneyline: The Sixers as the favored team is getting an ML of -500 while the Hornets are +375.
ATS: A wide nine points are in between teams. Sixers hold the -9 while the Hornets are on the other end with +9.
TOTALs: It is 216 points on the ML for both teams in this matchup. Hornets are going over while the Sixers are under.
Score Prediction: 112 – 109 Sixers