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Hornets visit Spurs in hoops battle

New Orleans HornetsSan Antonio Spurs
Jan 23, 8:30 PM | AT&T Center

New Orleans Hornets vs San Antonio Spurs Odds

14-27TEAM RECORD33-11

The Spurs will look to boost their win total and cover the spread when the Hornets tip off at AT&T Center on Wednesday in NBA play.

The Spurs sport records of 33-11 and 25-18-1 ATS heading into this matchup, while the Hornets sit at 14-27 and 22-19 ATS on the season. The OVER/UNDER records are 19-25 for the Spurs and 21-20 for the Hornets. (Note: follow us on Twitter for line updates and injuries news).

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Power Rankings / Prediction:
It's a betting matchup between the No. 1-rated Spurs and the No. 25-ranked Hornets, according to the NBA Power Rankings here at Odds Shark. Predictive-scoring formulas run on this game indicate a potential 106-94 result in favor of the Spurs.

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How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up San Antonio's No. 3-ranked offense (104 PPG) against a Hornets defense that ranks No. 15 at 97 PPG. The Spurs have averaged 48.5% from the field per game, more than the Hornets have managed so far this season (44.9% on average).

In comparing how the teams stack up statistically, the Hornets own the league's No. 15-rated mark, allowing 99 points per game when playing on the road. San Antonio, on the other hand, rates No. 5 in scoring on their home court.

The Hornets were a 114-105 winner in their most recent outing at home against the Kings. They covered the 5.5-point spread as favorites, while the total score (219) made winners of OVER bettors. Ryan Anderson scored 27 points for New Orleans on Monday, leading the Hornets to a 114-105 victory over Sacramento at New Orleans Arena.

The Spurs were a 90-85 winner in their most recent outing on the road against the 76ers. They failed to cover the 6-point spread as favorites, while the total score (175) made winners of UNDER bettors. The Spurs got a 24-point performance from Tim Duncan, who added 17 rebounds as San Antonio ran past Philadelphia 90-85 on Monday at Wells Fargo Center.

New Orleans Hornets Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 3-7
Before playing Houston are 7-3
After playing Sacramento are 3-7
After a win are 4-6

San Antonio Spurs Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 7-3
Before playing Dallas are 8-2
After playing Philadelphia are 6-4
After a win are 7-3

A few Hornets at Spurs trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of New Orleans's last 6 games when playing on the road against San Antonio
New Orleans is 7-2 SU in its last 9 games
New Orleans is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 4 of New Orleans's last 6 games
San Antonio is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of San Antonio's last 5 games
San Antonio is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of San Antonio's last 5 games at home

Next up:
New Orleans home to Houston, Friday, January 25
San Antonio at Dallas, Friday, January 25