Hornets vs Thunder: NBA Betting Lines, Odds and Trends – April 7, 2021

Posted By Staff on April 7, 2021

The Oklahoma City Thunder (20-30) will attempt to end a three-game losing streak when they host the Charlotte Hornets (25-24) on Wednesday, April 7 at Chesapeake Energy Arena as  underdogs. The matchup airs at 8:00 PM ET on BSOK. The point total is set at in the matchup.

The betting insights in this article reflect odds data from DraftKings Sportsbook as of April 7, 2021, 12:40 AM ET. See table below for current betting odds.

Hornets vs Thunder Betting Odds

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Injury Report as of April 7

Hornets:
Gordon Hayward: Out (Foot),
LaMelo Ball: Out (Wrist),
Malik Monk: Out (Ankle)

Thunder:
Luguentz Dort: Day To Day (Concussion Protocol),
Isaiah Roby: Out (Concussion),
Josh Hall: Out (Concussion-like symptoms),
Mike Muscala: Out (Ankle),
Darius Bazley: Day To Day (Shoulder),
Shai Gilgeous-Alexander: Day To Day (Foot)

Hornets and Thunder Records ATS

  • Charlotte has a 26-22 record ATS this year.
  • The Hornets have a winning record against the spread when favored by 5 points or more, going 1-0 this season.
  • Charlotte and its opponents have outscored the set over/under in 45.8% of its games this season (22/48).
  • Oklahoma City has a 25-24-1 record ATS this season.
  • Oklahoma City and its opponents have regularly been held under the total points bet this season, only reaching the over in 46% (23) of their 50 games played.

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Head to Head

Shai Gilgeous-Alexander (24 points) led the Thunder over Terry Rozier (19 points) and the Hornets 109-107 in their most recent matchup on December 26, 2020. The Hornets were favored by 3 points in the game, but the Thunder covered the spread. The 216 total points in the matchup fell short of the 219-point over/under.

Date Favorite Home Team Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Game Type Result
12/26/2020 Hornets Hornets -3 219 -148 122 Regular Season 109-107 OKC

Scoring Trends

  • Charlotte and its opponents have hit the over on Wednesday’s 214 total in 34 out of 49 games (69.4%) this season.
  • 34 Oklahoma City games this year (68% of its matchups) ended with a final score higher than Wednesday’s point total of 214 points.
  • This season, the average total for Hornets games is 222.6 points, 8.6 more than the over/under of 214 points for this contest.
  • A difference of 5.3 points separates the average total points bet in Thunder’s games (219.3 points) and this contest’s over/under (214 points).
  • The average implied total for the Hornets this season is 115 points, five more points than their implied total of 110 points in Wednesday’s game.
  • So far this season, Charlotte has scored more than its implied point total for this matchup (110) 28 times.
  • The Thunder’s average implied point total on the season (113.8 points) is 8.8 points higher than their implied total in this matchup (105 points).
  • Oklahoma City has put up more than 105 points in 27 games on the season.
  • The Hornets are at the 20th spot in the NBA’s scoring charts (110.7 PPG), while the Thunder allow the 22nd-fewest points per game (113.5) in the league.
  • The Hornets have been out-scored by 56 points this season (1.2 points per game on average), and opponents of the Thunder have out-scored them by 386 more points on the year (7.7 per game).

Hornets Leaders

  • Rozier leads the Hornets scoring 20.4 points per game.
  • Rozier’s points prop over/under for the contest is set at 25.5, 5.1 points higher than his season average of 20.4.
  • Charlotte is led in rebounding by Cody Zeller’s 6.9 rebounds per game and assisting by LaMelo Ball’s 6.1 assists per game .
  • Zeller’s PRA prop over/under for the contest is set at 17.5, 0.5 lower than his season average of 18.0.
  • Rozier is the top three-point shooter for the Hornets, connecting on 3.3 per game.
  • Rozier’s three pointers made prop total for the game is set at 4.5, 1.2 shots higher than his season average of 3.3.
  • Charlotte’s steals leader is Ball, who averages 1.6 per game. P.J. Washington leads the team averaging 1.3 blocks an outing.
  • Ball’s steals prop total for the game is set at 1.5, 0.1 steals lower than his season average of 1.6.

Thunder Leaders

  • Gilgeous-Alexander takes the top spot on the Thunder scoring and assist lists, putting up 23.7 points and 5.9 assists per game.
  • Gilgeous-Alexander’s PRA prop over/under for the game is listed at 31.5, 2.8 lower than his season average of 34.3.
  • Moses Brown’s 8.2 rebounds per game paces Oklahoma City’s rebounding effort. He also adds 8.6 points per game.
  • Brown’s PRA prop over/under for the contest is set at 31.5, 14.5 higher than his season average of 17.0.
  • Ty Jerome makes more threes per game than any other member of the Thunder, cashing in 2.0 treys per game.
  • Jerome’s three pointers made prop over/under for the contest is set at 3.5, 1.5 shots greater than his season average of 2.0.
  • Oklahoma City’s Theo Maledon has the top spot on the team’s steals leaderboard with 0.9 per game and Brown is first in blocks with 1.2 per game.
  • Maledon’s steals prop total for the contest is set at 1.5, 0.6 steals greater than his season average of 0.9.

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