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new york knicks vs charlotte hornets prediction 11/28/2023 sport preview

New York Knicks vs Charlotte Hornets Prediction & Betting Tips 11/28/2023

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New York Knicks vs Charlotte Hornets 11/28/2023
  • Take the Knicks on the moneyline
  • On the spread, we like Hornets (+11)
  • Our NBA model projects 211 points, and we suggest taking the under

New York Knicks vs Charlotte Hornets Preview

Looking to win big? The Hornets and Knicks face off at 7:30 ET on MSG. The Knicks are hosting the game at Madison Square Garden in New York, NY.

The over/under for this Eastern conference contest is set at 222 points, with the Knicks being the favored team playing at home against the Hornets. Check out BetCoco for New York Knicks – Charlotte Hornets odds

New York Knicks vs Charlotte Hornets Head-to-Head and Key Stats

The last five times that the Knicks have hosted the Hornets, they have an above .500 record at 3-2. In addition to going 2-1 vs. the spread in the last three head-to-head games vs. the Hornets, the Knicks are 3-0 ATS the last three times they have hosted the Hornets.

  • Across their three previous road games, Charlotte has an ATS mark of 1-2. Their straight up record in these matchups was 1-2 while averaging 116 points per game.
  • Through their last ten home games, New York has an ATS record of just 7-3. However, their overall record was 5-5 while averaging 107 points per game.
  • Spanning across their last three games as the betting underdog, the Hornets have gone 1-2 vs the spread. Their overall record in these games was 1-2.
  • Spanning across their last ten games as the betting favorite, the Knicks have gone 7-3 vs the spread. Their overall record in these games was 8-2.

New York Knicks vs Charlotte Hornets Prediction

Coming into today’s matchup, the Hornets have an overall record of 5-10 and will need to be on top of their game if they want to pull out a win, as they are +11 point underdogs. In away games this season, the Hornets have put together a 2-4 record, whereas they have a 3-6 record when playing at home.

So far, Charlotte is below .500 in their ATS record, currently standing at 5-9. This season, Charlotte has a 0-3 record against the spread when they are favored, and they are 5-6 when playing as underdogs.

For this season, the Hornets has an over/under record of 10-5-0. Their games have an ongoing average of 226.0 points per game, with an average over/under line of 232.3.

The Hornets offense is coming off a game where they scored 117 points against the Magic. They posted a field goal percentage of 53% and connected on 13 threes. Offensively, the Hornets hold a season-long field goal percentage of 47%, placing them 11th in the national rankings. When it comes to three-pointers, they are ranked 24th in terms of percentage and 27th in three-pointers made.

At present, the Hornets’ defense is ranked 27th, allowing 122.2 points per game.

When it comes to defending inside the arc, the Hornets squad is permitting opposing teams to shoot at a clip of 56.7% inside the arc, and they’re also giving up 37.8% from downtown.

Coming into today’s game vs. the Hornets, the Knicks are looking to build on their above .500 record of 9-7. Across 16 games, the Knicks have a 7-4 record when facing Eastern Conference teams, and they have a 2-3 record in non-conference games.

For this season, New York has an ATS record of 10-6, along with an ongoing three game losing streak against the spread. During this season, New York has a 7-3 record against the spread as favorites and 3-3 as underdogs.

The over/under record for this season for the Knicks is 7-9-0. The average over/under line in their games is 221 and they have a -5.4 differential vs. the over/under line this season.

The Knicks offense is coming off a game where they scored 113 points against the Suns. They posted a field goal percentage of 45.3% and connected on 12 threes. Jalen Brunson is currently the leading scorer for the team, entering today’s matchup with an average of 24.9. Meanwhile, Julius Randle also brings a PPG average of 19.6 into the game.

Coming into the game, the Knicks defense has held opposing team’s to fewer points than the league average in 31.2% of their games. Currently, they are 2nd in the NBA at 105.9 points per game allowed.

The New York defense has allowed opponents to shoot 35.6% from beyond the arc this season. Opposing teams are also hitting 46.8% of their field goal attempts vs. New York.

With a 11-point advantage on the spread, our projections favor the Knicks to secure a 107-104 victory.

New York Knicks vs Charlotte Hornets Betting Tips

  • Take the Knicks on the moneyline
  • On the spread, we like Hornets (+11)
  • Our NBA model projects 211 points, and we suggest taking the under

New York Knicks Injury Report

No Injuries Reported

Charlotte Hornets Injury Report

  • Frank Ntilikina – Left Tibia – Out
  • Cody Martin – Knee – Out
  • LaMelo Ball – Ankle – Doubtful
  • Nick Richards – Concussion – Out
  • James Bouknight – Knee – Probable

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