Cleveland Cavaliers vs Charlotte Hornets 4/23/2021 NBA Spread and Picks
Posted by: Hilbert Mayer
Cleveland Cavaliers vs Charlotte Hornets 4/23/2021 – The Charlotte Hornets are hanging on to their playoff spot and hope that the next weeks will be very kind to them. They will have a chance to bounce back from the losses when they face the NBA lottery bound Cleveland Cavaliers this coming Friday, April 23. The game will be held inside the Spectrum Center in Charlotte, North Carolina. Tip-off starts at 8:00 p.m. Eastern Time and will be shown live on television at Bally Sports SE-CHA and Bally Sports Ohio. NBA League Pass subscribers can enjoy the game through an online live stream. The Charlotte Hornets are expected by NBA betting lines to stop the bleeding with a win over the Cleveland Cavaliers.
Cleveland Cavaliers vs Charlotte Hornets 4/23/2021
Cleveland Cavaliers vs Charlotte Hornets 4/23/2021 Betting Odds
Cleveland Cavaliers Betting
The Cleveland Cavaliers managed to snap their three-game losing streak with a win over the Chicago Bulls during their most recent game, 121-105. This team is third to last place in the NBA Eastern Conference standings with their record at 21-37 and they are above the Orlando Magic and Detroit Pistons. Collin Sexton led the team in scoring with 30 points, seven assists and three rebounds while Darius Garland was not far behind with 25 points, four assists and four three-pointers. Kevin Love has been supporting the “Sexland” combination and tallied 15 points, nine rebounds and four assists.
Players to watch: C. Sexton PG 49 GP 49 GS 35.7 MIN 24.4 PTS 0.9 OR 2.1 DR 3 REB 4.1 AST 1.1 STL 0.1 BLK 2.6 TO 2.7 PF 1.6 AST/TO 18.24 PER
D. Garland PG 48 GP 45 GS 33.5 MIN 17.4 PTS 0.5 OR 1.9 DR 2.4 REB 6 AST 1.2 STL 0.1 BLK 3 TO 2.1 PF 2 AST/TO 14.1 PER
J. Allen C 37 GP 26 GS 29.6 MIN 13.4 PTS 2.9 OR 6.8 DR 9.7 REB 1.6 AST 0.4 STL 1.6 BLK 1.4 TO 1.6 PF 1.2 AST/TO 20.82 PER.
Charlotte Hornets Betting
The Charlotte Hornets are on a downward spiral and won only one game in the last seven matches. That placed them to the eighth best record in the NBA Eastern Conference with their record at 28-30 and trails the Miami Heat by 2.5 games. This team will be coming in this match against the Cleveland Cavaliers on back-to-back losses with their most recent defeat was against the Chicago Bulls, 91-108. Devonte Graham was the team’s best scorer with 16 points while Terry Rozier only had 11 points but contributed eight boards. Miles Bridges followed through with 13 markers.
Players to Watch: T. Rozier SG 55 GP 55 GS 34 MIN 20.5 PTS 0.6 OR 3.7 DR 4.3 REB 3.9 AST 1.3 STL 0.4 BLK 1.9 TO 1.7 PF 2 AST/TO 17.72 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 17.73 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 18.68 PER.
Cleveland Cavaliers vs Charlotte Hornets 4/23/2021 Betting Numbers
The total has gone OVER in 7 of Cleveland’s last 10 games.
Charlotte are 1-6 ATS in their last 7 games.
Taurean Prince SF Ankle is out for season
Gordon Hayward SF Foot is out indefinitely
Cleveland Cavaliers vs Charlotte Hornets Betting Picks
The Cleveland Cavaliers are looking good in their last match and they are expected by the top online sportsbook to keep this game close against the Charlotte Hornets. The Cavs are the riskier bet in this matchup.
Moneyline: The ML given to the Cavaliers in this game is at -105 while the Hornets are not far behind with -111.
ATS: It is just a point between both teams with the Cavaliers given the +1 while the Hornets are -1.
TOTALs: It is 223 points on the total for both teams to dance on. Cavaliers are over and the Hornets are under.
Score Prediction: 106 – 103, Hornets