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Betting Line Favors the Boston Celtics in NBA Battle with Charlotte Hornets

Charlotte Hornets will look to improve on their 12-21 record on Wednesday when they host Boston Celtics in NBA betting odds action at Spectrum Center.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Sports bettors looking to pick the Charlotte Hornets as their prediction for this matchup, they were listed earlier as 2-point underdogs on the betting odds board at Bovada. Those betting on the total over/under for points scored have seen that line set at 205.5 for Wednesday at shops such as MyBookie.

A 104-102 result in favor of the Hornets is the prediction by the Odds Shark handicapping pick engine. 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 currently sport a record of 12-21, and have posted a corresponding betting slate of 13-17-3 ATS. The Boston Celtics are 27-10 and 22-13-2 ATS. Betting totals have seen the Hornets post a 15-18 OVER/UNDER record this season, while the Celtics have gone 19-17-1 against the total number of points scored. 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. 18 and the Boston Celtics sitting at No. 10.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively the game matches up Charlotte's No. 17-ranked offense (104.61 PPG) against a Boston Celtics defense that ranks No. 2 at 98.54 PPG. The Charlotte Hornets have averaged 43.86% from the field per game, less than the Boston Celtics have managed so far this NBA season (45.15% on average).

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Celtics got 20 points from Jayson Tatum, but it was Washington that prevailed in a 111-103 final on Monday at TD Garden.

The Hornets got a 21-point performance from Dwight Howard, who added 16 rebounds as Charlotte ran past Milwaukee 111-106 on Saturday at Spectrum Center.

Betting Trends
  • Boston is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games
  • Boston is 17-8 SU in its last 25 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 14 of Boston's last 21 games
  • Boston is 15-6 ATS in its last 21 games on the road
  • Charlotte is 4-9-2 ATS in its last 15 games
  • Charlotte is 4-12 SU in its last 16 games
  • Charlotte is 2-6 ATS in its last 8 games at home
  • Charlotte is 2-6 SU in its last 8 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Boston home to Houston, Thursday, December 28th
Charlotte at Golden State, Friday, December 29th