Phoenix Suns at Charlotte Hornets Betting Preview


The Phoenix Suns will head to Charlotte to battle the Hornets on Friday. This is part of the National Basketball Association schedule. Phoenix is 38-28 on the season. The Suns are in a battle with several teams in the 5th and 8th in the Western Conference. Phoenix is coming off a loss to the Boston Celtics on the road on Thursday. 

For Charlotte, they are 17-49 on the season. The Hornets did win on Wednesday, on the road at the Memphis Grizzlies. The Hornets are 3-7 in their last 10 games, but still remain 13th in the Eastern Conference standings. Charlotte is 9-23 at home this season.

The Suns are -9.5 on the road here. The total is listed at 219.

Phoenix Suns 2023-2024

Despite the loss, Devin Booker led the team with 23 points in the game. The Suns saw five guys score double digits in the game, including Bol Bol coming off the bench for 10. Jusef Nurkic recorded 20 rebounds in the game as well. 

Phoenix on the season is scoring 117 points per game, and making nearly 50% of their shots. The Suns are getting 28.5 points per game from Kevin Durant, while Booker is adding just shy of 28. Bradley Beal is third on the team with 18.5 per game.

Phoenix will remain on the road for one more game following this one. The Suns are at Milwaukee on Sunday. When the Suns go home, they will face the 76ers and Hawks in back to back games, before heading back out on the road March 23rd in San Antonio.

Charlotte Needs Offense

The Hornets are one of the worst offensive teams in all of the National Basketball Association. Charlotte is scoring just 107.1 points per game. They rank 27th in the league, making just shy of 46% from the field. Charlotte scored 100 or less in all three of their most recent losses.

The biggest issue for the Hornets has been the absence of LaMelo Ball this season. The point guard has played in just 22 games on the season. When he played, he was good. Ball scored 23.9 points per game, and dished out 8 assists. Miles Bridges is the current leader for the Hornets, with 21.5 points per game.

Charlotte will start a four game road trip following this game. The Hornets are making stops in Philadelphia, Orlando, Atlanta and Cleveland. The next home game for the Hornets will take place on March 27th against the Cavaliers.

Blowout in Charlotte

The Phoenix Suns are going to have no problems winning this game. The Suns are a far more talented team than the Charlotte Hornets. The Hornets have pretty much called the season quits, while the Suns have a ton to keep playing for.

The Suns can really score, and the Hornets are not going to be able to keep up. Phoenix wins this game by 20+ points on Friday. Our final betting pick for this game is the Phoenix Suns -9.5 over the Charlotte Hornets.

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