Charlotte Hornets vs. Golden State Warriors ATS Prediction 11/02/19

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The Charlotte Hornets (2-3) will travel to the Chase Center to go head-to-head against the Golden State Warriors (1-4). The Warriors opened as 1-point favorites. The game’s Over/Under (O/U) has been set at 223 points and it will air on NBC Sports – Bay Area at 8:30 p.m. ET on Saturday, November 2, 2019.

Charlotte Hornets vs. Golden State Warriors Betting Odds

The last time the Hornets played, they defeated the Sacramento Kings, 118-111, despite being 7-point underdogs. The Warriors, meanwhile, were beaten by the San Antonio Spurs, 127-110, and failed to cover as 5.5-point underdogs. Both games finished over their projected point totals. The Charlotte game finished 6 points over the projected point total of 223, while the Golden State game finished 5.5 points over the projected point total of 231.5.

Charlotte played a nearly flawless game. They had a free throw rate of 0.119 (below their season average of 0.165) and an effective field goal percentage of 0.643 (above their season average of 0.527). Sacramento had marks of 0.094 and 0.531, respectively, for those same stats. Golden State, meanwhile, was lights out from beyond the arc (13-28; 46.4 percent). Golden State was led by D’Angelo Russell, who put up 30 points and eight assists. PJ Washington fueled Charlotte with 23 points and eight rebounds.

The Warriors dominated this series last year, taking both contests. In the most recent matchup, Golden State won 137-90. Golden State had a much better offensive rebounding percentage (32.3 vs. 14.9). Charlotte, meanwhile, did an excellent job of making free throws (22-25; 88.0 percent).

Vegas has a tendency to set the total low when the Hornets are playing, as three of their five games have gone over the projected point total. Charlotte has a phenomenal record against the spread (3-2), despite being 2-3 straight up (SU).

Vegas has been spot on when predicting totals of Warriors games, with an even split between overs and unders. Additionally, Golden State owns records of 1-4 SU and 1-3 ATS.

The prolific offense of Golden State will square off against the porous defense of Charlotte. Since the 2018-19 season, the Warriors rank first in offensive efficiency, while the Hornets are 23rd in defensive efficiency. The Warriors figure to have the advantage on that side of the ball.

Charlotte Hornets at Golden State Warriors ATS Pick

Free NBA Pick: SU Winner – Warriors, ATS Winner – Warriors, O/U – Under

Betting Notes (2018-Present):

  • The Hornets rank 18th in second chance points per game (13.0) while the Warriors rank 20th in second chance points allowed per game (13.8).
  • Golden State ranks first in blocks allowed per game (3.7) while Charlotte ranks 29th (6.0).
  • The Hornets average 34.0 three pointers per game, which ranks ninth in the league. The Warriors rank 27th in three pointers allowed per game (34.2).
  • Golden State ranks third in fast break points per game (18.4) while Charlotte ranks 20th (12.0).
  • Charlotte ranks 19th in points in the paint per game (46.8) while Golden State ranks 28th (43.3).
  • The Warriors average 29.1 assists per game, which ranks first in the league. The Hornets rank 27th in assists allowed per game (26.1).
  • The Warriors rank fourth in rebounds allowed per game (43.7) while the Hornets rank 20th (45.8).
  • Charlotte ranks second in points off turnovers allowed per game (14.3) while Golden State ranks 22nd (17.2).
  • Golden State is 13-0 when they allow less than 100 points, while Charlotte is 12-4.
  • The Warriors are 72-27 when they score over 100 points, while the Hornets are 40-31.