Clippers vs Hornets: NBA Betting Lines, Odds and Trends – March 20, 2021

Written By Staff on March 20, 2021

The Charlotte Hornets (20-20) are 9.5-point underdogs against the Los Angeles Clippers (26-16) at Staples Center on Saturday, March 20, 2021. The game begins at 10:00 PM ET on PRIME. The matchup’s point total is set at 231.

The betting insights in this article reflect odds data from FanDuel Sportsbook as of March 20, 2021, 5:05 AM ET. See table below for current betting odds.

Clippers vs Hornets Betting Odds

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Injury Report as of March 20

Serge Ibaka: Day To Day (Back),
Patrick Beverley: Out (Knee)

Cody Zeller: Out (Shoulder)

Clippers and Hornets Records ATS

  • Los Angeles is over .500 against the spread this season with a record of 22-20.
  • When favored by at least 9.5 points, the Clippers are 5-3 against the spread this season.
  • Los Angeles and its opponents have hit the over in 23 of 42 games this season (54.8%).
  • Charlotte has topped the spread so far this season with a record of 20-18-1.
  • 43.6% of Charlotte’s 39 games this season have stayed under the over/under.

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Scoring Trends

  • Los Angeles’ games this year have resulted in a higher total score than Saturday’s matchup over/under (231 points) in 14 out of 42 opportunities (33.3% of matchups).
  • In 42.5% of Charlotte’s games this season (17 of 40), the total points scored was greater than Saturday’s 231-point over/under.
  • On average, the over/under in Clippers games is seven points fewer than the over/under of 231 points in this contest.
  • The over/under for this matchup is 5.4 points more than the average over/under in Hornets’ games this season (225.6 points).
  • The Clippers have an average implied point total of 115.9 this season, which is 4.1 points lower than their implied total in Saturday’s game (120).
  • This season, Los Angeles has outscored its implied point total for this matchup (120) 15 times.
  • The Hornets’ average implied point total on the season (115.3 points) is 4.3 points higher than their implied total in this matchup (111 points).
  • This season, Charlotte has scored more than this game’s implied total of 111 points 21 times.
  • The Clippers are the league’s 10th-highest scoring team (114.5 PPG), while the Hornets allow the 22nd-fewest points per game (113.2) in NBA action.
  • The Clippers have totaled 205 more points than their opponents this season (4.9 per game on average), while the Hornets have been out-scored by 33 total points (0.8 per game average differential).

Clippers Leaders

  • The Clippers scoring leader is Kawhi Leonard, who averages 26.2 points per game.
  • Ivica Zubac paces Los Angeles with 7.0 rebounds a game and Paul George leads the squad with 5.3 assists per outing.
  • George is the top three-point shooter for the Clippers, connecting on 3.4 per game.
  • Los Angeles’ steals leader is Leonard, who grabs 1.6 per game. Serge Ibaka leads the team averaging 1.2 blocks an outing.

Hornets Leaders

  • Gordon Hayward owns the Hornets top spot in scoring with 20.4 points per game and also tacks on 5.4 rebounds and 4.1 assists per contest.
  • When it comes to Charlotte leaders in rebounds and assists, the team has two players at the top: Cody Zeller with 7.1 rebounds per game and LaMelo Ball with 6.2 assists per game.
  • Terry Rozier is tops from three-point range for the Hornets, knocking down 3.3 threes per game.
  • Ball is at the top of Charlotte’s steals hierarchy with 1.6 steals per game and Bismack Biyombo leads the squad in blocks with 1.2 per game.


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