After losing in the last second to the Miami Heat on Monday, the Golden State Warriors will visit the Charlotte Hornets to get back to their winning ways. The NBA odds favor Golden State by 9.5-points to beat Charlotte. Tip-off is this Wednesday, January 25th at 8:00 PM ET on ESPN from the Spectrum Center in Charlotte, North Carolina.
The Warriors lost to the Heat by a 105-102 score ending Golden State’s seven-game win streak. The Hornets, in one of their most disappointing performances of the season, laid an egg and had their three-game win streak snapped on Monday against red-hot Washington in a 109-99 loss at home.
Golden State Warriors Vs Charlotte Hornets Odds & Pick
What: Golden State Warriors (38-7) at Charlotte Hornets (23-22)
When: Wednesday, January 25, 2017
Start Time: 8:00 PM ET
Where: Spectrum Center
Stadium: Charlotte, NC
Spread: GS -9.5
Moneyline: GS -550
Game Total: 222.5
Stream: Watch ESPN
Listen: Golden State vs Charlotte
Why Bet The Golden State Warriors To Beat The Hornets
The Warriors 105-102 loss to the Miami Heat on Monday Night snapped a seven-game winning streak. They are 38-7 SU and 21-23-1 ATS this season. They average 117.6 points per game (1st) and allow 104.9 points per game (16th).
Golden State shoots 49.9% from the field (1st) and 41.4% from three-point land (2nd). Shooting forward Kevin Durant (26.1 PPG & 8.5 RPG) had 27 points and six rebounds against Miami. Point guard Steph Curry (24.6 PPG & 6.2 APG) added 21 points and ten rebounds. Miami’s Dion Waiters connected on a jumper with less than a second left to give the Heat a 105-102 home win and Golden State’s seven-game win streak was history.
The Warriors, the highest scoring team in the NBA and the league leaders in almost every offensive statistical category, relished being tested in a game that featured 15 ties and 12 lead changes.
“We get everybody’s best shot, and Miami played great (Monday night),” Warriors coach Steve Kerr told SFgate.com. “It’s good for us to have to face that night in and night out. For sure, it doesn’t help you get better if somebody lays down.”
Golden State allows 43.3% shooting from the field (1st) and 31.8% from three points (1st). The Warriors average 51.2 rebounds (5th), 6.2 blocks (1st) and 9.4 steals per game (1st). Power forward Draymond Green leads the team with 8.6 rebounds and 1.91 steals per game.
Why Bet The Charlotte Hornets To Beat The Warriors
The Charlotte Hornets saw their three-game winning streak go up in smoke with a 109-99 loss to the Washington Wizards on Monday. They are 23-22 SU and 21-23-1 ATS this season. They average 105.2 points per game (16th) and give up 103.2 points per game (10th).
The Hornets shoot 49.7% from the field (24th) and 49.7% from the three-point line (15th). Point guard Kemba Walker (23.0 PPG & 5.4 APG) scored 21 points over Washington, and Marco Belinelli (10.7 PPG & 2.6 RPG) added 18 points off the bench.
"We waited way too long to really pick things up tonight," Hornets guard Kemba Walker said. "The game was over when we really tried our hardest and you know it can’t be that way. We kind of reverted back to the way that we’ve been playing, playing in spurts, making a lot of mistakes that we haven’t made in the last three games before tonight. It hurt us tonight."
Charlotte allows 44.3% shooting from the field (4th) and 35.4% from three-point land (10th). They average 45.5 rebounds (4th), 5.1 blocks (11th) and 6.7 steals per game (28th). Shooting guard Michael Kidd-Gilchrist leads the team with 7.5 rebounds and Kemba Walker with 1.20 steals per game.
If You Still Can’t Decide Who To Bet On:
- Warriors are 19-7-1 ATS in their last 27 Wednesday games.
- Warriors are 5-1 ATS in their last 6 games overall.
- Warriors are 4-0 ATS in their last 4 games playing on 1 day rest.
- Hornets are 13-3 ATS in their last 16 Wednesday games.
- Hornets are 6-13-1 ATS in their last 20 games as an underdog.
Golden State Vs Charlotte Pick
Even though the Warriors aren’t the same team on the road as at home after the loss against Miami, it is hard to believe Golden State will lose again.
Bet the Warriors to cover.