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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

REGULAR SEASON RECAP

The sum of all of their money line implied probabilities (adjusted for the juice) projects to 40.4 wins. Their 39 actual wins was below expectation. They came up short on the road. They were OK at home. 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)
1 Monk, Malik SG6-320002/04/19981Kentucky
9 Parker, Tony PG6-218505/17/198217No College
15 Walker, Kemba PG6-118405/08/19907Connecticut
2 Williams, Marvin PF6-923706/19/198613North Carolina
40 Zeller, Cody C7-024010/05/19925Indiana
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