Charlotte
Hornets
Stadium Spectrum Center
39-43 Overall | EASTERN 9th
TEAM STATSPTS/GOPP PTS/G
Southeast Division110.7111.8
Schedule
Regular season
Mon  4/1
@
Utah
L102-111
Wed  4/3
@
New Orleans
W115-109
Fri  4/5
vs
Toronto
W113-111
Sun  4/7
@
Detroit
W104-91
Tue  4/9
@
Cleveland
W124-97
Wed  4/10
vs
Orlando
L114-122
Team Outlook and Scouting Report

PLAYOFF FORECAST

They have a 4.3% chance of getting past the first round of the playoffs. They have a 0.9% chance of getting past round 2. If they do manage to beat the odds and advance past round 2, their chances of winning the East is 0.2%. While not mathematically eliminated they are winning the championship in under 0.1% of simulations.

REGULAR SEASON RECAP

Their 39 regular season wins did not meet expectations. It was -1.4 below what oddsmakers' money line projected. The season went worse than expected. They met expectations at home, it was on the road that they struggled. Their 61% home win percentage was as expected (59.8%). They won 34.1% on the road which was much worse than expected (38.9%).

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STATISTICAL STRENGTHS & WEAKNESSES

SHOOTING (WEAKNESS): This is a below average shooting team with a true FG% of 55.4% (#19 in League). They average 110.7 pts per game vs an expected average (based on pre-game odds) of 111.3. On the road they average 108.3 (109.5 expected), and at home 113.1 ppg (113.1 expected).

DEFENSE (WEAKNESS): They are not a good defensive team allowing opponents to shoot 57 true FG% (#24 in League). Team defense is trending down allowing opponents to shoot 59.6% in their last 7 games. They allow 111.8 pts per game vs an expected value of 111.5. They are allowing 114.2 (113.1 expected) on the road, and at home 109.5 ppg (109.9 expected).

REBOUNDING (WEAKNESS): They are outrebounded by opponents by 1.9 per game (#23 in league).

TURNOVERS (STRENGTH): Their average turnover margin is 1.3 per game (#10 in league).

TEAM STATS AND AGAINST THE SPREAD GAMELOG

Below is a recap of all 82 regular games. Anyone who backed the Hornets in all of their games would be down -4 units. Against the spread, they have lost -610 units risking 110 to win 100 (39-41 ATS).

Roster
NoPlayerPosHeightWeightBirthdateEXPCOLLEGE
7 Bacon, Dwayne SG6-722108/30/19951Florida State
5 Batum, Nicolas SF6-820012/14/198810No College
8 Biyombo, Bismack C6-925508/28/19927No College
0 Bridges, Miles SF6-722503/21/19980Michigan State
31 Chealey, Joe PG6-319011/01/19950Charleston (SC)
4 Graham, Devonte' PG6-218502/22/19950Kansas
41 Hernangomez, Willy C6-1124005/27/19942No College
44 Kaminsky, Frank PF7-024204/04/19933Wisconsin
14 Kidd-Gilchrist, Michael SF6-723209/26/19936Kentucky
3 Lamb, Jeremy SG6-518505/30/19926Connecticut
6 Mack, Shelvin PG6-320304/22/19907Butler
55 Macura, J.P. SG6-520506/05/19950Xavier (Ohio)
0 Martin, Cody F6-619209/28/19950No College
0 McDaniels, Jalen F6-1019201/31/19980No College
1 Monk, Malik SG6-320002/04/19981Kentucky
9 Parker, Tony PG6-218505/17/198217No College
15 Walker, Kemba PG6-118405/08/19907Connecticut
--- Washington, PJ 6-823008/23/19980No College
2 Williams, Marvin PF6-923706/19/198613North Carolina
40 Zeller, Cody C7-024010/05/19925Indiana