Monday, August 15 2022
lamelo-ball.jpg
Getty Images

The Charlotte Hornets will take on the Indiana Pacers at 7 p.m. ET on Wednesday at the Spectrum Center. Indiana ended last season second in the Central Division at 34-38, while the Hornets finished fourth in the Southeast Division at 33-39. The Pacers have dominated this series in recent years, winning seven of their last 10 meetings against Charlotte. 

However, the Hornets won two of the three regular season meetings between the teams last season. Charlotte is favored by one point in the latest Hornets vs. Pacers odds from Caesars Sportsbook, and the over-under is set at 224. Before entering any Pacers vs. Hornets picks, you’ll want to see the NBA predictions from the advanced computer model at SportsLine.

The SportsLine Projection Model simulates every NBA game 10,000 times and has returned almost $9,000 in profit on its top-rated NBA picks over the past three seasons. The model finished up almost $600 on its top-rated picks last season and enters the 2021-22 NBA season on a stunning 100-66 roll on top-rated NBA picks against the spread. Anyone following it has seen huge returns.

Now, the model has set its sights on Pacers vs. Hornets. You can head to SportsLine to see its NBA picks. Here are several NBA betting lines for Pacers vs. Hornets:

  • Pacers vs. Hornets spread: Hornets -1
  • Pacers vs. Hornets over-under: 224 points
Featured Game | Charlotte Hornets vs. Indiana Pacers

What you need to know about the Pacers

The Pacers missed the playoffs for the first time in six seasons last year. Nate Bjorkgren was fired and Rick Carlisle will begin his second head coaching tenure with Indiana. He was 181-147 as the Pacers’ coach from 2003 to 2007.

Malcolm Brogdon (shoulder) is probable for Wednesday’s game. Jeremy Lamb (wrist) and Justin Holiday (ankle) are listed as questionable. Caris Levert (back) will miss at least the first four games of the season. T.J. Warren (foot) does not have a timetable for his return. 

What you need to know about the Hornets

The Hornets have not made the playoffs in the last five years. LaMelo Ball will attempt to lead Charlotte back to the postseason after he won 2020-21 NBA Rookie of the Year honors. He averaged 15.7 points, 6.1 and 5.9 rebounds per game. Terry Rozier averaged a career-high 20.4 points per game last season. 

Rozier (ankle) and Miles Bridges (knee) are listed as probable for Wednesday’s game. Gordon Hayward (health and safety protocols) is expected to be available. Rookie James Bouknight averaged 15.8 points per game in four preseason outings. 

How to make Pacers vs. Hornets picks

The model has simulated Pacers vs. Hornets 10,000 times and the results are in. We can tell you that the model is leaning under, and it’s also generated a point-spread pick that is hitting in well over 50 percent of simulations. You can only see the pick at SportsLine.

So who wins Pacers vs. Hornets? And which side of the spread hits in well over 50 percent of simulations? Visit SportsLine now to find out which side of the Pacers vs. Hornets spread you need to jump on Wednesday, all from the model that has crushed its NBA picks, and find out.

Source: CBSSports.com

Previous

Three lineup adjustments Lakers can make to help Russell Westbrook after his disastrous debut on opening night

Next

Bulls vs. Pistons: Preview, Predictions and Betting Picks

Check Also

Pro Sports Media

Trending Now

Richard Jefferson: LeBron ‘has not done enough’ to be considered Lakers great

Sacramento Kings v Los Angeles Lakers LeBron James is one of the all-time greats, arguably THE best ever to step on the hardwood. But is he a Lakers great? Former LeBron teammate Richard Jefferson said no, on his own Road Trippin’ podcast with Allie Clifton and Channing Frye. “LeBron James has not done enough as […]

Read More

Jeff McNeil on thumb injury: ‘Not as bad as we thought’ | Mets Pre Game

Associated Press Montgomery comes up big again as Cardinals beat Brewers 3-1 Jordan Montgomery pitched six strong innings for second straight scoreless outing for his new team, Paul Goldschmidt and Nolan Arenado both homered, and the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Milwaukee Brewers 3-1 Friday night. St. Louis, which has won 11 of 14, pushed […]

Read More

Detroit Tigers lineup vs. Chicago White Sox: C Eric Haase, DH Kerry Carpenter for Matt Manning

When: 7:10 p.m. Saturday. Where: Guaranteed Rate Field in Chicago. TV: Bally Sports Detroit. Radio: WXYT-FM (97.1) (Tigers radio affiliates). First-pitch forecast: Low-70s, chance of rain. ABOUT LAST NIGHT: Tigers lose 2-0 to Chicago White Sox; Michael Kopech pulled with no-hitter intact Probable pitchers: Tigers RHP Matt Manning (0-0, 2.25 ERA) vs. White Sox RHP […]

Read More