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Brooklyn Nets vs New Orleans Hornets Odds
A key NBA battle sees the visiting Nets travelling to New Orleans Tuesday to face the Hornets on Tuesday.
New Orleans will face the 33-24 Nets, who own a 25-30-2 ATS mark on the season. (Note: follow us on Twitter for line updates and injuries news). In totals betting, the Hornets are 31-26 favoring the UNDER so far this season while the Nets are 24-33 favoring the OVER.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Power Rankings at Odds Shark have the No. 16-rated Nets taking on the No. 25-rated Hornets in this contest. Computer models indicate a possible 96-93 win for the Nets on Tuesday.
How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up New Orleans's No. 23-ranked offense (94.5 PPG) against a Nets defense that ranks No. 5 at 94.8 PPG. The Hornets have averaged 45.3% from the field per game, more than the Nets have managed so far this season (44% on average).
Defensively, the Nets feature the league's No. 4-rated defense on the road, giving up 94.4 points per game. New Orleans, meanwhile, comes in at No. 29 in the league in scoring at home.
Last time out for Brooklyn, they were a 76-72 loser as they battled the Grizzlies at home. The Nets failed to cover in the match as a 2.5-point underdog, while 148 combined points moved the game UNDER for totals bettors. Brooklyn suffered a 76-72 loss against Memphis on Sunday, getting 24 points from Deron Williams in a losing effort at Barclays Center.
The Hornets were a 110-95 winner in their most recent outing at home against the Kings. They covered the 7-point spread as favorites, while the total score (205) made winners of OVER bettors. New Orleans got 20 points from Anthony Davis en route to a 110-95 victory over Sacramento on Sunday at New Orleans Arena.
Brooklyn Nets Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 4-6
Before playing Dallas are 2-8
After playing Memphis are 1-9
After a loss are 7-3
New Orleans Hornets Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 7-3
Before playing Oklahoma City are 5-5
After playing Sacramento are 3-7
After a win are 4-6
A few Nets at Hornets trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Brooklyn's last 5 games when playing on the road against New Orleans
The total has gone OVER in 7 of Brooklyn's last 8 games when playing New Orleans
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Brooklyn's last 5 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Brooklyn's last 10 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of New Orleans's last 5 games when playing at home against Brooklyn
The total has gone OVER in 7 of New Orleans's last 8 games when playing Brooklyn
The total has gone OVER in 4 of New Orleans's last 5 games
New Orleans is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against Brooklyn
Brooklyn home to Dallas, Friday, March 1
New Orleans at Oklahoma City, Wednesday, February 27