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Warriors open as NBA underdog vs Hornets

Golden State WarriorsNew Orleans Hornets
March 21, 8:00 PM | New Orleans Arena

Golden State Warriors vs New Orleans Hornets Odds

18-25TEAM RECORD11-34

New Orleans Arena features an NBA battle between the host New Orleans Hornets and the visiting Golden State Warriors in betting action on Wednesday.

The Warriors will try to spoil to the party on Wednesday; they are 22-21 ATS against the number this season, while the Hornets are 21-24 ATS. Golden State is 21-21-1 on the totals; New Orleans is 21-23-1.

View Golden State vs New Orleans Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Bettors looking to side with the Hornets in this one will find them as 2.5-point favorites, while the total was sitting at 188.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Power Rankings at Odds Shark have the No. 21-rated Warriors taking on the No. 25-rated Hornets in this contest. Computer models indicate a possible 93-90 win for the Warriors on Wednesday.

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How They Match Up:
In rebounding, the battle of the boards features New Orleans's No. 23-rated squad against Golden State's No. 26-rated roster. When it comes to long-range shooting, New Orleans rates No. 28 in the league with 4 per game, while their foes tonight rank No. 4 with 8.1 per outing.

In comparing how the teams stack up statistically, the Warriors own the league's No. 21-rated mark, allowing 99.6 points per game when on the road. New Orleans, on the other hand, rates No. 30 in home scoring.

Last time out for Golden State, they were a 97-93 loser as they battled the Timberwolves at home. The Warriors failed to cover in the match as a 1.5-point favorite, while 190 combined points moved the game UNDER for totals bettors. Golden State got 25 points from David Lee en route to a 97-93 loss against Minnesota on Monday at Oracle Arena.

The Hornets were a 102-94 winner in their most recent outing on the road against the Nets. They covered the 3-point spread as underdogs, while the total score (196) made winners of OVER bettors. New Orleans got 20 points from Chris Kaman en route to a 102-94 victory over New Jersey on Saturday at Prudential Center.

Golden State Warriors Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 4-6
Before playing Houston are 3-7
After playing Minnesota are 1-9
After a loss are 4-6

New Orleans Hornets Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 7-3
Before playing LA Clippers are 4-6
After playing New Jersey are 7-3
After a win are 3-7

A few Warriors at Hornets trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Golden State's last 8 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Golden State's last 6 games when playing New Orleans
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Golden State's last 6 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Golden State's last 6 games when playing on the road against New Orleans
The total has gone OVER in 5 of New Orleans's last 6 games when playing Golden State
New Orleans is 15-4 SU in its last 19 games when playing at home against Golden State
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of New Orleans's last 6 games when playing at home against Golden State
New Orleans is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games

Next up:
Golden State at Houston, Thursday, March 22
New Orleans home to LA Clippers, Thursday, March 22

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