Celtics vs Hornets Game Breakdown & Projections – Mon, Apr 1st 2024

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Boston Celtics

Celtics

58W-16L

Boston Celtics

April 01, 2024

07:00PM EST

Odds: 219.5 o/u

Hornets

18W-56L

Charlotte Hornets
Charlotte Hornets

Hey there, sports addicts! Get ready to buzz around the hive tonight as the high-flying Boston Celtics, who’ve been absolutely shamrocking the league with their 58W-16L record, are set to swarm into the Spectrum Center. They’re squaring off against our beloved, albeit struggling, Charlotte Hornets who’ve been, let’s be honest, more like worker bees with an 18W-56L record. The clash is set to ignite at 07:00PM EST, so make sure you’ve got your honey and stingers ready. The Celtics are sitting pretty at the top of the Eastern conference while our Hornets are trailing a whopping 25 games behind. Vegas has the over/under buzzing at 219.5, with the Celtics as heavy favorites at -17.5, and the Hornets as underdogs at 17.5. The Hornets are still nursing their stings from a 118-130 loss against the Clippers, while the Celtics are riding high on a 104-92 victory over the Pelicans. So, will the Celtics continue their lucky streak or will the Hornets finally find their sting? Let’s just say, it’s time to see if the Celtics can keep up the shamrock shuffle or if the Hornets are ready to cause a ‘buzzkill’!

Game Breakdown

Game Time: April 01, 2024 07:00PM EST
Location: Spectrum Center, Charlotte

Vegas Odds

BOS ML CHA ML Over/Under Line
Open -2000 +950 219.0 -17.5/17.5
Recent -370 +260 219.5 -17.5/17.5
Difference +1630 -690 +0.5

Team Performance

bos Team Logo
LAST 10
8W-2L
AWAY
25W-13L

78.7% Win Probability

cha Team Logo
LAST 10
2W-8L
HOME
9W-25L

21.3% Win Probability

Previous Matchups

Date Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 OT Final O/U ATS
11/20/23 Boston Celtics BOS 31 34 22 21 10 118 Over
Charlotte Hornets CHA 25 29 27 27 13 121
02/10/23 Charlotte Hornets CHA 24 29 28 35 116 Over
Boston Celtics BOS 32 39 26 30 127
01/16/23 Boston Celtics BOS 35 31 26 38 130 Over
Charlotte Hornets CHA 22 33 31 32 118
01/14/23 Boston Celtics BOS 31 31 33 27 122 Over
Charlotte Hornets CHA 34 32 19 21 106
11/28/22 Charlotte Hornets CHA 19 36 27 23 105 Over
Boston Celtics BOS 45 33 43 19 140
03/09/22 Boston Celtics BOS 29 23 35 28 115 Under
Charlotte Hornets CHA 22 26 30 23 101
02/02/22 Charlotte Hornets CHA 22 31 25 29 107 Over
Boston Celtics BOS 27 27 34 25 113
01/19/22 Charlotte Hornets CHA 25 31 30 25 111 Under
Boston Celtics BOS 27 21 26 28 102
10/25/21 Boston Celtics BOS 33 35 26 28 18 140 Over
Charlotte Hornets CHA 33 33 31 25 7 129

Celtics Vs Over/Under

Hornets Vs Over/Under

Celtics Recent Games

Date vsOpp Result Reb Ast Tov Shots
03/30 vs NOP 104-92W 51 27 12 82
03/28 vs ATL 122-123L 43 28 12 94
03/25 vs ATL 118-120L 38 21 7 95
03/23 vs CHI 124-113W 41 28 12 86
03/22 vs DET 129-102W 35 31 7 89
03/20 @ MIL 122-119W 37 25 9 85
03/18 @ DET 119-94W 53 30 9 95
03/17 vs WAS 130-104W 43 30 14 87
03/14 @ PHX 127-112W 33 31 8 89
03/12 vs UTA 123-107W 46 25 8 92

Hornets Recent Games

Date vsOpp Result Reb Ast Tov Shots
03/31 @ LAC 118-130L 31 32 9 88
03/29 @ GSW 97-115L 41 23 11 84
03/27 @ CLE 118-111W 38 30 15 76
03/25 vs CLE 92-115L 33 22 11 80
03/23 vs ATL 91-132L 39 25 13 84
03/19 vs ORL 92-112L 30 19 17 79
03/16 vs PHI 98-109L 40 21 16 85
03/15 @ PHX 96-107L 48 20 4 94
03/13 vs MEM 110-98W 35 26 20 82
03/11 vs DET 97-114L 40 27 12 88

Starting Lineups

Celtics Notable Injuries

  • Neemias Queta (C): Avg: 4.2pts, 3.8reb, 0.4ast, 10.9 minutes. Last game: 03/22/24. Impact: 1.9
  • Oshae Brissett (PF): Avg: 3.5pts, 2.9reb, 0.8ast, 11.5 minutes. Last game: 03/25/24. Impact: 1.6
  • Jaden Springer (SG/SF): Avg: 3.2pts, 1.5reb, 0.9ast, 10.0 minutes. Last game: 03/25/24. Impact: 0.7
  • Svi Mykhailiuk (SG/SF): Avg: 3.2pts, 1.1reb, 0.7ast, 8.9 minutes. Last game: 03/25/24. Impact: 1.5
  • Jordan Walsh (SF): Avg: 1.0pts, 2.2reb, 0.7ast, 6.7 minutes. Last game: 03/22/24. Impact: 0.9
  • JD Davison (PG): Avg: 1.6pts, 0.4reb, 0.2ast, 1.8 minutes. Last game: 03/22/24. Impact: 0.8

Hornets Notable Injuries

  • Amari Bailey (PG): Avg: 0.9pts, 0.2reb, 0.2ast, 3.9 minutes. Last game: 03/29/24. Impact: 0.2

Top Player Props

This article, published more than 6 hours prior to game time, focuses exclusively on Over prop bets due to the propensity for NBA teams to make last-minute injury adjustments. For the most current prop bets, including any updates closer to tip-off, please refer to the link provided below the table.

Celtics Defense vs

Position Pts Reb Ast Overall vs NBA
C #17 #17 #24 #15 -0.7%
PF #11 #23 #3 #9 -4.9%
PG #8 #17 #14 #8 -11.8%
SF #8 #14 #22 #5 -17.4%
SG #6 #10 #4 #6 -9.0%

Hornets Defense vs

Position Pts Reb Ast Overall vs NBA
C #29 #27 #11 #23 5.6%
PF #18 #4 #22 #12 -1.6%
PG #26 #21 #26 #27 14.6%
SF #12 #26 #30 #23 7.8%
SG #11 #28 #23 #21 2.1%
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Team Comparison

Team Logo
Points per Game
120.6
101.0
Rebounds per Game
43.9
38.9
Assists per Game
28.1
23.7
Steals per Game
7.4
6.9
Blocks per Game
6.1
3.3
Shots per Game
91.3
84.7
3-Pointers Made per Game
17.8
11.4
2-Pt Percentage per Game
55.2
55.6
3-Pt Percentage per Game
41.3
31.6
Turnovers per Game
9.7
13.3
Fouls per Game
14.4
15.9

Recent Trends

  • Davis Bertans (SF/PF): 3 Game Minutes avg jumped 32.8% to 22.3, 16.8 min average previous 3 games.
  • Leaky Black (PF): 3 Game Minutes avg jumped 39.8% to 23.0, 16.4 min average previous 3 games.
  • Svi Mykhailiuk (SG/SF): 3 Game Minutes avg dropped 30.5% to 11.9, 17.1 min average previous 3 games.
  • Kristaps Porzingis (PF/C): 3 Game Minutes avg jumped 40.9% to 35.4, 25.1 min average previous 3 games.
  • Payton Pritchard (PG): 3 Game Minutes avg dropped 38.4% to 21.1, 34.3 min average previous 3 games.
  • The Hornets have a 2-game losing streak at home.

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