New York Knicks vs Charlotte Hornets Odds, Lines, Picks & Predictions – NBA, Mar. 23

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BetMGM Betting @BETMGM Mar 23, 2022, 11:48 AM
  • The Hornets (29-31) are -7.5 favorites vs. the Knicks (25-34)
  • Total (Over/Under): 224.5 points
  • Wednesday, March 23, 2022 at 7:00pm EDT
  • Watch the game on BSSE & MSG

The New York Knicks visit Spectrum Center to take on the Charlotte Hornets on Wednesday. Tipoff is scheduled for 7:00pm EDT in Charlotte.

The Hornets are betting favorites in this NBA matchup, with the spread sitting at -7.5 (-115).

So far this NBA season, the Knicks are 33-39 against the spread, while the Hornets are 39-31 against the spread.

The Knicks vs Hornets Over/Under is 224.5 total points for the game.


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Knicks vs. Hornets Odds, Over/Under & Moneyline

SpreadOver / UnderMoneyline
New York Knicks+7.5 -105O 224.5 -110260
Charlotte Hornets -7.5 -115U 224.5 -110-350

Against the spread this NBA season, the Knicks have gone:

  • 33-39 against the Spread (-9.8 Units / -12.39% ROI)
  • 30-42 against the Moneyline (-28.65 Units / -22.02% ROI)
  • 36-35 against the Over for game total points (-2.5 Units / -3.16% ROI)
  • 35-36 against the Under for game total points (-4.6 Units / -5.81% ROI)
  • The New York Knicks have covered the 2Q Spread in 24 of their last 36 away games (+14.12 Units / 36% ROI)
  • The New York Knicks have hit the 4Q Game Total Under in 28 of their last 43 games (+11.44 Units / 24% ROI)
  • The New York Knicks have covered the 1H Spread in 21 of their last 31 away games (+11.17 Units / 33% ROI)
  • The New York Knicks have hit the 3Q Game Total Under in 39 of their last 71 games (+9.12 Units / 12% ROI)
  • The New York Knicks have hit the Game Total Over in 16 of their last 24 games (+8.30 Units / 31% ROI)
  • The New York Knicks have only hit the 4Q Game Total Over in 21 of their last 55 games (-16.46 Units / -27% ROI)
  • The New York Knicks have only hit the 3Q Game Total Over in 27 of their last 71 games (-16.01 Units / -20% ROI)
  • The New York Knicks have only hit the 2Q Game Total Under in 25 of their last 59 games (-12.50 Units / -19% ROI)
  • The New York Knicks have only hit the Game Total Under in 10 of their last 30 games (-10.90 Units / -33% ROI)
  • The New York Knicks have only hit the Team Total Under in 14 of their last 36 games (-10.71 Units / -26% ROI)

Against the spread this NBA season, the Hornets have gone:

  • 39-31 against the Spread (+4.9 Units / 6.19% ROI)
  • 37-35 against the Moneyline (-3.95 Units / -3.46% ROI)
  • 35-36 against the Over for game total points (-4.6 Units / -5.81% ROI)
  • 36-35 against the Under for game total points (-2.5 Units / -3.16% ROI)
  • The Charlotte Hornets have hit the 2H Moneyline in 44 of their last 72 games (+16.16 Units / 18% ROI)
  • The Charlotte Hornets have hit the 1Q Game Total Under in 24 of their last 32 games at home (+16.15 Units / 46% ROI)
  • The Charlotte Hornets have hit the 1H Game Total Under in 16 of their last 22 games at home (+10.52 Units / 43% ROI)
  • The Charlotte Hornets have hit the 3Q Game Total Over in 37 of their last 63 games (+10.45 Units / 15% ROI)
  • The Charlotte Hornets have covered the 3Q Spread in 42 of their last 72 games (+10.09 Units / 13% ROI)
  • The Charlotte Hornets have only hit the 1Q Game Total Over in 8 of their last 34 games at home (-19.67 Units / -53% ROI)
  • The Charlotte Hornets have only hit the Moneyline in 7 of their last 19 games at home (-17.75 Units / -44% ROI)
  • The Charlotte Hornets have only hit the 3Q Game Total Under in 24 of their last 63 games (-16.89 Units / -24% ROI)
  • The Charlotte Hornets have only covered the 1Q Spread in 30 of their last 72 games (-14.86 Units / -19% ROI)
  • The Charlotte Hornets have only hit the 1H Moneyline in 14 of their last 36 games at home (-13.13 Units / -24% ROI)

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New York Knicks: Keys to the Game vs. the Charlotte Hornets

The Knicks are 1-16 (.059) when allowing 15 or more second chance points this season — lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: .468

The Knicks are 10-3 (.769) when allowing fewer than 10 second chance points this season — 3rd best among NBA teams; League Avg: .524

The Knicks are 11-27 (.289) when allowing 15 or more second chance points since the start of the 2020-21 season — 4th lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: .458

The Knicks are 3-24 (.111) when allowing 110 or more points this season — 2nd lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: .274

Charlotte Hornets: Keys to the Game vs. the New York Knicks

The Hornets are 8-18 (.308) when allowing fewer than 8 offense rebounds since the start of the 2020-21 season — 5th lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: .493

Injury Report: Hornets vs. KnicksWednesday‘s Game, Mar. 23

  • Gordon Hayward (Hornets): Hayward is out indefinitely after undergoing an MRI on his left ankle.
  • Nerlens Noel (Knicks): Noel has not played since Feb. 7 and no timetable has been announced for his return.
  • Derrick Rose (Knicks): The Knicks announced that Rose had a minor procedure on his right ankle. There is no timetable for his return.
  • Cam Reddish (Knicks): The Knicks announced that Reddish will miss the rest of the season with an AC joint injury.
  • Julius Randle (Knicks): Randle did not play in Tuesday’s game (Mar. 22) against the Hawks.

New York Knicks Offensive Stats & Trends

The Knicks averaged 9.6 assists per game (693 assists/72 games) in the second half last season — lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: 11.8

The Knicks averaged 21.4 assists per game (1,541 assists/72 games) last season — 2nd lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: 24.7

The Knicks averaged 50.9 points per game (3,667 points/72 games) in the second half last season — 2nd lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: 54.8

The Knicks have averaged 5.8 turnovers per game (263 turnovers/45 games) in the second half this season — tied for 2nd best among NBA teams; League Avg: 6.6

Charlotte Hornets Offensive Stats & Trends

The Hornets have an assist to turnover ratio of 2.2 (1,206 assists/ 555 TOs) this season — tied for best among NBA teams; League Avg: 1.8

The Hornets have a 21% free throw rate (1,023 free throw attempts/4,763 field goal attempts) at home since the start of the 2020-21 season — 2nd lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: 25%

The Hornets have an assist to turnover ratio of 2.2 (582 assists/ 265 TOs) in the second half this season — best among NBA teams; League Avg: 1.7

The Hornets have averaged 0.54 points per possession (2,493 points/4,780 possessions) in the second half this season — tied for best among NBA teams; League Avg: 0.51

New York Knicks Defensive Stats & Trends

The Knicks have averaged 6.8 steals per game (305 steals/45 games) this season — tied for 3rd lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: 7.6

The Knicks averaged 35.5 defensive rebounds per game (2,554 rebounds/72 games) last season — tied for 5th best among NBA teams; League Avg: 34.4

The Knicks have blocked 225 shots this season — tied for 9th most among NBA teams

The Knicks have averaged 6.9 steals per game (396 steals/57 games) on the road since the start of the 2020-21 season — tied for 5th lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: 7.6

Charlotte Hornets Defensive Stats & Trends

The Hornets have averaged 32.8 defensive rebounds per game (1,477 rebounds/45 games) this season — 3rd lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: 34.3

The Hornets have blocked 225 shots this season — tied for 9th most among NBA teams

The Hornets have 397 steals this season — 3rd most among NBA teams

The Hornets stole the ball 565 times last season — 10th most among NBA teams


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