Charlotte Hornets VS Boston Celtics

NBA Basketball 06:00 PM EST

Saturday

03/23/2019

FSF

Spread: Boston Celtics -3.5

Over/Under: 222.5

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Boston Celtics vs Charlotte Hornets 3/23/2019 Picks Predictions Previews

Boston Celtics vs Charlotte Hornets 3/23/2019 Picks Predictions Previews
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The Boston Celtics visit North Carolina to clash with the Hornets at the Spectrum Center in Charlotte on Saturday evening. Boston just lost its second game in a row against the 76ers at a score of 115-118 at the Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia Wednesday night. The game was marred with the ejection of Celtics PG Marcus Smart in the third quarter for intentionally shoving 76ers Center Joel Embiid from the back throwing him off towards the sidelines. Smart was fined his third ejection penalty of $50,000. PG Kyrie Irving delivered 36 points but was not enough to continue their dominance over Philadelphia.

Boston is on a 2-game slide with 112.7 ppg at 46.5% from the field and restrains other teams at 107.7 ppg. The Celtics got 44.6 rebounds, 26.4 assists, 5.4 blocks, and 8.8 steals per outing. Irving leads Boston in scoring with 23.9 ppg, 49.2% in FG shooting, and 86.9% from the free throw line. The team is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 matches against the Hornets and 9-1 SU in its last 10 games. Boston is 5th in the East with a 43-29 win/loss count and now ranks 9th in the League.

Boston Celtics vs Charlotte Hornets Predictions 3/23/2019

Meanwhile in Charlotte, the Hornets need every win in its last dash for the playoffs top 8 at the Eastern Conference. Charlotte won its recent match against the visiting Minnesota Timberwolves at a score of 113-106 Thursday night. PG Kemba Walker delivered a superb performance at 31 points followed by SF Jeremy Lamb with 13 and 10 boards off the rim, while rookie SF Miles Bridges had its first double-double with 11 points and 11 rebounds for the Hornets. Charlotte is 3½ games behind the Miami Heat in the East.

Charlotte is fighting for its life with 110.4 ppg at 44.7% from the field but lets rival teams drop in up to 111.5 ppg. The Hornets have 44.3 rebounds, 22.9 assists, 5.1 blocks, and 7.0 steals per ball game. Walker is the leading scorer for Charlotte with 25.0 ppg, 42.9% in FG shooting, and 83.3% from the foul line. The team is 1-8-1 ATS in its last 10 matches against the Celtics and 1-6 SU in its last 7 matches at the Spectrum Center against Boston. Charlotte is 10th in the East with a 32-39 win/loss slate and now ranks 19th in the League.

Boston Celtics vs Charlotte Hornet. The NBA Pick for this match is Boston Celtics -3.5. Hornets Center Cody Zeller (knee) will be out in this contest. SF Michael Kidd-Gilchrist is out with an NBA  concussion protocol. Boston has Center Aron Baynes (ankle), SF Gordon Hayward (concussion), and Center Al Horford (sore left knee) are out of this match. The Hornets have a weak defensive stand while the Celtics are 9th in offense in the League – an over is more likely to ensue. Predicted to win this match is Boston with a score of 114-109.

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NBA Starting Time: 6:00 PM- EST

Location: TD Garden, Boston, Massachusetts

Date: March 23, 2019

TV: FSF

NBA Odds: Boston Celtics -3.5

Totals NBA Odds: 222.5

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