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NBA Betting Line Favors Charlotte Hornets over Boston Celtics

Charlotte Hornets will look to improve on their 15-12 record on Wednesday when they host Boston Celtics in NBA betting odds action at Time Warner Cable Arena.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Sportsbooks such as TopBet had the Charlotte Hornets installed as -2.5-point favorites in this particular NBA matchup. The over-under betting line for the total number of point scored was listed by most sportsbooks, including Bovada, at 202.5.

Handicapping prediction models run by the computers at Odds Shark pick a 108-104 result in favor of the Hornets. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NBA matchups here.

Boston Celtics vs Charlotte Hornets Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Charlotte Hornets sit at 15-12 (14-12-1 ATS) on the season; in comparison, the Boston Celtics are currently 15-13 (15-12-1 ATS). Looking to bet on the points scored total? Charlotte is 13-13-1 OU and Boston is 14-14 OU. This season the Charlotte Hornets are 15-12 overall and 14-12-1 ATS against the number, while the Boston Celtics are 15-13 and 15-12-1 ATS. As for the totals, Charlotte is 13-13-1 on the OU, and Boston is 14-14. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Charlotte vs Boston injuries news.

The power rankings show a disparity between these teams with the Charlotte Hornets rated this week at No. 8 and the Boston Celtics sitting at No. 3.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively the game matches up Charlotte's No. 9-ranked offense (102.41 PPG) against a Boston Celtics defense that ranks No. 10 at 99.5 PPG. The Charlotte Hornets have averaged 44.01% from the field per game, more than the Boston Celtics have managed so far this NBA season (43.58% on average).

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Boston got 19 points from Kelly Olynyk en route to a 113-99 victory over Minnesota on Monday at TD Garden.

Charlotte got 14 points from Kemba Walker but lost anyway 102-95 against the Rockets on Monday at Toyota Center.

Betting Trends
  • Boston is 2-3-1 ATS in its last 6 games
  • Boston is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 5 of Boston's last 7 games
  • Boston is 5-1 ATS in its last 6 games on the road
  • Charlotte is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games
  • Charlotte is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Charlotte's last 6 games
  • Charlotte is 11-3 SU in its last 14 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Boston at Detroit, Saturday, December 26th
Charlotte home to Memphis, Saturday, December 26th