Charlotte
Hornets
Stadium Spectrum Center
23-42 Overall | EASTERN 10th
TEAM STATSPTS/GOPP PTS/G
Southeast Division102.9109.6
Schedule
Regular season
Sun  3/1
vs
Milwaukee
L85-93
Tue  3/3
vs
San Antonio
L103-104
Thu  3/5
vs
Denver
L112-114
Sat  3/7
vs
Houston
W108-99
Mon  3/9
@
Atlanta
L / 2OT138-143
Wed  3/11
@
Miami
W109-98
Fri  3/13
vs
Cleveland
POSTPONED
Sun  3/15
@
Orlando
POSTPONED
Tue  3/17
@
New York
POSTPONED
Thu  3/19
vs
Philadelphia
POSTPONED
Team Outlook and Scouting Report

SEASON FORECASTS AND FUTURES PICKS

The Hornets are off the betting board and have no odds to win the championship. They are projected to win 29 games and go over their pre-season futures line of 23. Their playoff chances are under 1%. Their average wins per simulation puts them at #11 in the East.

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REGULAR SEASON RECAP AND UPCOMING GAMES

Based on money line odds their expected record at this point of the season is 20.4-43.6. At 22-42 they are in line with these expectations. Money line betters would be up big taking them in every game (+546 units). They are 32-30-2 against the spread for a -100 loss. Their under-over record is 34-30. In their next game vs the Heat they are only winning 29% of the simulations. The table below shows their upcoming games, their simulation based win percentage and their recent head to head record (WL, ATS, OU).

TEAM STATISTICAL STRENGTHS AND WEAKNESSES

SHOOTING (WEAKNESS): They are a bad shooting team with a true FG% of 53.8% (#29 in League). The team has improved to 57.1% in their last 7 games. 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): This is a below average defensive team allowing opponents to shoot 57.3 true FG% (#20 in League). 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 3.4 per game (#26 in league).

TURNOVERS (BELOW AVERAGE): They have an average turnover margin of -0.4 per game (#17 in league). Better in their last 7 games with a turnover margin of 0.3.

TEAM FANTASY LEADERS

The table below show the most valuable fantasy players on the team led by Devonte Graham who is projected to be the #20 Guard the rest of the season. The Better Option column shows the player directly above him and the Better Than column shows the player directly below him in the projected position rankings.

Roster
NoPlayerPosHeightWeightBirthdateEXPCOLLEGE
7 Bacon, Dwayne SG6-622108/30/19952Florida State
5 Batum, Nicolas SF6-923012/14/198811No College
8 Biyombo, Bismack C6-825508/28/19928No College
0 Bridges, Miles SF6-622503/21/19981Michigan State
31 Chealey, Joe PG6-319011/01/19951Charleston (SC)
4 Graham, Devonte' PG6-119502/22/19951Kansas
9 Hernangomez, Willy C6-1125005/27/19943No College
10 Martin, Caleb SF6-520509/28/19950North Carolina State; Nevada
11 Martin, Cody SF6-520509/28/19950North Carolina State; Nevada
6 McDaniels, Jalen PF6-1020501/31/19980San Diego State
3 Rozier, Terry PG6-119003/17/19944Louisville
23 Simmons, Kobi PG6-518007/04/19972Arizona
26 Spalding, Ray PF6-1021503/11/19971Louisville
25 Washington, P.J. PF6-723008/23/19980Kentucky
40 Zeller, Cody C7-024010/05/19926Indiana