Warriors vs Hornets: NBA Betting Preview, Tips and Picks – February 26, 2021

The Golden State Warriors (18-15) hit the court against the Charlotte Hornets (15-16) as 6.5-point favorites on Friday, February 26, 2021 at 10:00 PM ET on FS-SE. The matchup has a point total of 232.

The betting insights in this article reflect data from DraftKings sportsbook as of February 26, 2021, 1:07 AM ET. See table below for current betting odds.

Warriors vs Hornets Betting Odds

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Injury Report as of February 26

Warriors:
Klay Thompson: Out For Season (Right Achilles),
Marquese Chriss: Out For Season (Leg)

Hornets:
Caleb Martin: Out (Health and Safety Protocols),
Devonte’ Graham: Out (Knee),
Cody Zeller: Day To Day (Hip)

Computer Picks

Spread Pick Hornets (+6.5)
Total Pick Under (232)
Prediction Warriors 115, Hornets 110

The model favors the Warriors by 5.4 points, just 1.1 fewer than the 6.5-point spread set by DraftKings.

In this matchup, the model projects a total (225.1 points) marginally lower than the DraftKings over/under (232 points).

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Warriors Key Players

Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Stephen Curry 32 30.0 5.5 6.3 1.2 0.1 5.0
Andrew Wiggins 33 17.5 4.7 2.2 0.8 1.2 1.8
Kelly Oubre Jr. 33 15.2 6.0 1.4 1.2 0.8 1.7
James Wiseman 22 12.2 5.8 0.7 0.4 1.2 0.5
Eric Paschall 30 10.1 3.3 1.3 0.2 0.1 0.4

Warriors Player Props

  • Stephen Curry’s PRA prop over/under for the game is set at 39.5, 2.2 less than his season average of 41.7.
  • Draymond Green’s PRA prop total for the contest is set at 17.5, 2.3 lower than his season average of 19.8.
  • Curry’s three pointers made prop total for the contest is set at 4.5, 0.5 shots lower than his season average of 5.0.
  • James Wiseman’s blocks prop over/under for the game is set at 1.5, 0.3 blocks higher than his season average of 1.2.

Hornets Key Players

Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Gordon Hayward 29 21.8 5.4 3.7 1.2 0.4 2.1
Terry Rozier 29 20.4 4.0 3.1 1.3 0.4 3.4
LaMelo Ball 31 14.9 6.1 6.1 1.6 0.4 1.9
Devonte’ Graham 25 13.6 3.0 5.7 1.0 0.0 2.8
Malik Monk 18 11.9 2.7 1.8 0.3 0.1 2.4

Hornets Player Props

  • Gordon Hayward’s PRA prop total for the contest is set at 27.5, 3.5 lower than his season average of 31.0.
  • LaMelo Ball’s PRA prop total for the contest is set at 22.5, 4.6 lower than his season average of 27.1.
  • Terry Rozier’s three pointers made prop over/under for the game is set at 2.5, 0.9 shots lower than his season average of 3.4.
  • Bismack Biyombo’s blocks prop over/under for the game is set at 0.5, 0.7 blocks lower than his season average of 1.2.

Shooting Trends

  • The Warriors are shooting 46.3% from the field this season, 0.2 percentage points lower than the 46.5% the Hornets allow to opponents.
  • Golden State is 13-4 against the spread and 13-4 overall when it shoots better than 46.5% from the field.
  • Charlotte is 11-2 against the spread and 10-4 overall when allowing opponents to shoot better than 46.3% from the field.
  • The Hornets are shooting 46% from the field, two% higher than the 44% the Warriors’ opponents have shot this season.
  • This season, Charlotte has a 14-7 record against the spread and a 13-8 record overall in games the team collectively shoots above 44% from the field.
  • Golden State is 15-7 against the spread and 15-7 overall in games it allows opponents to shoot higher than 46% from the field.
  • The Warriors are hitting 37% of their three-point shots this season, 0.2% lower than the 37.2% the Hornets allow opponents to shoot from deep.
  • Golden State has a 12-5 record against the spread and a 13-4 record overall when the team hits more than 37.2% of its three-point shots.
  • Charlotte is 9-6 against the spread while putting together a 10-6 straight-up record when its opponents shoot over 37% from three-point range.
  • The Hornets’ three-point shooting percentage this season (38.1%) is just 0.9 percentage points higher than opponents of the Warriors are averaging (37.2%).
  • Charlotte is 12-3 against the spread and 11-5 overall when shooting above 37.2% as a team from three-point range.
  • Golden State has a 13-5 ATS record and a 13-5 straight-up record in games this season it has shot better than 38.1% from three-point distance.
  • The Warriors make 14.2 three-pointers per game this season, just 0.4 more makes per game than the Hornets give up 13.8.
  • When Golden State makes more three-pointers than its opponents, it is 13-6 against the spread and 15-4 overall. When Charlotte is out-shot from deep by its opponents, it is 6-9 ATS and 4-11 straight up.
  • The Hornets are the eighth-best three-point shooting team in the NBA, while the Warriors allow the 19th-fewest makes from deep.

Warriors vs Hornets Stat Rankings

Warriors Rank Warriors AVG Hornets AVG Hornets Rank
10th 114.2 Points Scored 111.3 19th
19th 112.5 Points Allowed 112.3 18th
18th 43.5 Rebounds 44.3 14th
28th 8 Off. Rebounds 10.7 10th
7th 14.2 3pt Made 13.8 8th
1st 27.8 Assists 26.9 4th
23rd 14.2 Turnovers 14.5 25th

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