The Denver Nuggets and Charlotte Hornets meet Monday in NBA action at the Spectrum Center. The Denver Nuggets look for a win after splitting their last eight games. The Charlotte Hornets look for a win after winning seven of their last eight games.
The Denver Nuggets are averaging 111.8 points on 47.9 percent shooting and allowing 109.4 points on 46.8 percent shooting. Nikola Jokic is averaging 26.2 points and 13.5 rebounds, while Will Barton is averaging 14.5 points and 4.8 rebounds. Aaron Gordon is the third double-digit scorer and Monte Morris is grabbing 3 rebounds. The Denver Nuggets are shooting 35.5 percent from beyond the arc and 79.1 percent from the free throw line. The Denver Nuggets are allowing 34.3 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 44 rebounds per game.
The Charlotte Hornets are averaging 114.8 points on 46.3 percent shooting and allowing 114.6 points on 46.4 percent shooting. Miles Bridges is averaging 19.9 points and 3.9 assists, while LaMelo Ball is averaging 19.8 points and 6.8 rebounds. Terry Rozier is the third double-digit scorer and Gordon Hayward is dishing 3.6 assists. The Charlotte Hornets are shooting 36.1 percent from beyond the arc and 73.7 percent from the free throw line. The Charlotte Hornets are allowing 35.9 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 44.8 rebounds per game.
The Nuggets are 8-2 ATS in their last 10 road games and 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games overall. The Hornets are 5-13-1 ATS in their last 19 home games and 5-2 ATS in their last 7 games overall. The over is 5-1 in Nuggets last 6 overall. The over is 4-1 in Hornets last 5 overall. The Nuggets are 0-5 ATS in the last 5 meetings in Charlotte.
The Denver Nuggets have been spotty at times this season, and they’re not a team I completely trust on the road. The Charlotte Hornets have put together some nice wins as of late, and they’re fresh off a confidence boosting win over the Nets. The Nuggets haven’t played a lick of defense over the last week. I’ll gladly take the free buckets with the Hornets at home.
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