Hornets visit 76ers in NBA clash
New Orleans Hornets vs Philadelphia 76ers Odds
New Orleans pays a visit to Philadelphia on Tuesday, hoping to send the 76ers to a loss while also covering the spread in NBA action at Wells Fargo Center.
The 76ers sport records of 16-22 and 16-22 ATS heading into this matchup, while the Hornets sit at 11-26 and 19-18 ATS on the season. The OVER/UNDER records are 21-17 for the 76ers and 18-19 for the Hornets. (Note: follow us on Twitter for line updates and injuries news).
The Hornets were listed as 4-point underdogs at many online sportsbooks (including Sportsbook.ag), with the total listed at 182.5 earlier in the day (check BetOnline for updates during the day).
Power Rankings / Prediction:
This game matches up the No. 26 (76ers) and the No. 25 (Hornets) teams in the league, according to our current NBA Power Rankings at Odds Shark. A 92-90 result in favor of the 76ers is predicted by handicapping models.
How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Philadelphia's No. 27-ranked offense (92.6 PPG) against a Hornets defense that ranks No. 12 at 96.8 PPG. The 76ers have averaged 43.9% from the field per game, less than the Hornets have managed so far this season (44.3% on average).
Defensively, the Hornets feature the league's No. 17-rated defense on the road, giving up 100.1 points per game. Philadelphia, meanwhile, comes in at No. 25 in the league in scoring at home.
New Orleans was a 100-87 loser in its last match on the road against the Knicks. They failed to cover the 7-point spread as underdogs, while the total score of 187 sent UNDER bettors to the payout window. New Orleans got 22 points from Eric Gordon but lost anyway 100-87 against the Knicks on Sunday at Madison Square Garden.
The 76ers were a 107-100 winner in their most recent outing at home against the Rockets. They covered the 1-point spread as favorites, while the total score (207) made winners of OVER bettors. Houston was victimized by Jrue Holiday for 30 points as the 76ers defeated the Rockets 107-100 in NBA action on Saturday.
New Orleans Hornets Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 5-5
Before playing Boston are 6-4
After playing New York are 6-4
After a loss are 3-7
Philadelphia 76ers Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 7-3
Before playing Toronto are 5-5
After playing Houston are 9-1
After a win are 3-7
A few Hornets at 76ers trends to consider:
New Orleans is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of New Orleans's last 8 games when playing on the road against Philadelphia
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of New Orleans's last 11 games when playing Philadelphia
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of New Orleans's last 7 games
The total has gone OVER in 11 of Philadelphia's last 12 games at home
Philadelphia is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games when playing New Orleans
Philadelphia is 6-2 SU in its last 8 games when playing at home against New Orleans
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Philadelphia's last 8 games when playing at home against New Orleans
New Orleans at Boston, Wednesday, January 16
Philadelphia home to Toronto, Friday, January 18