Hornets vs Kings: NBA Betting Lines, Odds and Trends – March 15, 2021

Posted By Staff on March 15, 2021

The Charlotte Hornets (19-18) host the Sacramento Kings (15-23) after winning three straight home games. The Hornets are favored by  in the matchup, which starts at 7:00 PM ET on Monday, March 15. The matchup’s over/under is set at .

The betting insights in this article reflect odds data from DraftKings Sportsbook as of March 15, 2021, 1:05 AM ET. See table below for current betting odds.

Hornets vs Kings Betting Odds

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Injury Report as of March 15

Hornets: None

Kings:
Robert Woodard II: Day To Day (Hamstring),
Hassan Whiteside: Day To Day (Health and Safety Protocols),
Chimezie Metu: Out (Wrist)

Hornets and Kings Records ATS

  • Charlotte has a 19-17 record ATS this year.
  • The Hornets are 2-4 against the spread this season when they are at least a 3-point favorite.
  • Charlotte and its opponents have hit the over in 20 of 36 games this season (55.6%).
  • Sacramento has a 16-22 record against the spread this season.
  • For the seventh time this season, the Kings are at least a 3-point underdog, where they have a record of 2-4 against the spread.
  • 34.2% of Sacramento’s 38 games this season have stayed under the over/under.

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Head to Head

In their last meeting, the Hornets took down the Kings 127-126. P.J. Washington led the Hornets with 42 points, and Buddy Hield paced the Kings with 30. The Hornets covered the spread as 3-point underdogs, and the teams scored 253 total points to hit the over on the 237-point over/under.

Date Favorite Home Team Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Game Type Result
2/28/2021 Kings Kings -3 237 -156 130 Regular Season 127-126 CHA

Scoring Trends

  • Charlotte’s games this year have gone over the point total for Monday’s matchup over/under (239.5 points) in 21.6% of opportunities (eight out of 37 matchups).
  • 17 Sacramento games this year (44.7% of its matchups) finished with a final total higher than Monday’s total of 239.5 points.
  • This season the average total for Hornets games is 225.2 points, 14.3 fewer than the over/under of 239.5 points for this contest.
  • A difference of 4.8 points separates this contest’s over/under (239.5 points) and the average total points bet in Kings’ games (234.7 points) this season.
  • The Hornets have an average implied point total of 115.1 this season, which is 5.9 points lower than their implied total in Monday’s game (121).
  • This season, Charlotte has scored more than its implied point total for this matchup (121) seven times.
  • The Kings’ average implied point total on the season (117.3 points) is 0.7 points lower than their implied total in this matchup (118 points).
  • Sacramento has totaled more than 118 points in 19 games on the season.
  • The Hornets are the league’s 16th-highest scoring team (112.5 PPG), while the Kings allow the most points per game (120) in NBA play.
  • The Hornets have a -3-point scoring differential on the season (-0.1 per game). The Kings have also been out-scored by opponents on average this year (-198 total points, -5.2 per game).

Hornets Leaders

  • Gordon Hayward leads the Hornets in scoring, averaging 21.0 points per game.
  • Charlotte is led in rebounding by Cody Zeller’s 7.5 rebounds per game and assisting by LaMelo Ball’s 6.4 assists per game .
  • Terry Rozier is the top three-point shooter for the Hornets, connecting on 3.4 per game.
  • Charlotte’s blocks leader is Bismack Biyombo, who averages 1.2 per game. Ball leads the team averaging 1.6 steals a game.

Kings Leaders

  • The Kings go-to guy, De’Aaron Fox, leads the team in both scoring (23.5 points per game) and assists (7.6 assists per game).
  • Richaun Holmes’ 8.5 rebounds per game paces Sacramento’s rebounding effort. He also adds 13.4 points per game.
  • Hield is tops from three-point range for the Kings, knocking down 3.9 threes per game.
  • Nobody on Sacramento grabs more steals than Tyrese Haliburton (1.4 per game) or blocks more shots than Holmes (1.5 per game).

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