Hornets host Spurs in basketball action
San Antonio Spurs vs New Orleans Hornets Odds
The New Orleans Hornets host San Antonio on Wednesday, looking to build on their 0-0 mark against the 0-0 Spurs in NBA action at New Orleans Arena.
Supporters of the Spurs have seen them go 0-0 and 0-0 ATS so far this season, while the Hornets are at 0-0 and 0-0 ATS. In totals betting, the Hornets are 0-0, while the Spurs are 0-0.
Bettors looking to back the visiting Spurs before tip-off in this one will find them as 6.5-point favorites, while the total sits at 190.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
This game pits the Hornets, currently No. 22 in the Odds Shark NBA Power Rankings, against the Spurs, who rate No. 3 in the most recent survey. Meanwhile, math and computer handicapping models run on this game predict a 2-0 victory for the Hornets.
How They Match Up:
The game also pits New Orleans's No. 7-ranked offense, averaging 0 PPG, against a Spurs defense that ranks No. 1 at 0 PPG. The Hornets field goal percentage has averaged 0% so far, almost the same as the Spurs shooters have achieved on the year, 0% per game.
In comparing how the teams stack up statistically, the Spurs own the league's No. 1-rated mark, allowing 0 points per game when on the road. New Orleans, on the other hand, rates No. 4 in home scoring.
In their last action, San Antonio was a 107-99 loser on the road against the Thunder. They failed to cover the 5-point spread as underdogs, while the combined score (206) was profitable news for OVER bettors. San Antonio got 29 points and 12 assists from Tony Parker in a losing cause in a 107-99 loss to Oklahoma City on Wednesday at Chesapeake Energy Arena.
Last time out for New Orleans, they were an 84-77 loser as they battled the Rockets on the road. The Hornets failed to cover in the match as a 5.5-point underdog, while 161 combined points moved the game UNDER for totals bettors. Lance Thomas scored 13 points in a failed effort to lead the Hornets to victory (they lost 84-77 to Houston at Toyota Center on Thursday).
San Antonio Spurs Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 6-4
Before playing Oklahoma City are 6-4
After playing Oklahoma City are 3-7
After a loss are 6-4
New Orleans Hornets Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 5-5
Before playing Utah are 3-7
After playing Houston are 5-5
After a loss are 7-3
A few Spurs at Hornets trends to consider:
San Antonio is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games when playing New Orleans
San Antonio is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games when playing on the road against New Orleans
San Antonio is 20-4 SU in its last 24 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of San Antonio's last 5 games
New Orleans is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of New Orleans's last 8 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of New Orleans's last 10 games when playing at home against San Antonio
New Orleans is 6-3 SU in its last 9 games
San Antonio home to Oklahoma City, Thursday, November 1
New Orleans home to Utah, Friday, November 2