Golden State Warriors vs Charlotte Hornets Prediction, Preview and Odds - 11/14/2021

by Amedeus Mastrangelo

Game Time: 7:00 pm ET, Sunday, November 14, 2021
Venue:  Spectrum Center, Charlotte, NC
Where to Watch:  BSSE

 

Opening Odds at USA Sportsbooks

DraftKings:  Point Spread:  Warriors -4.5, Hornets +4.5; Over/Under:  224.5 points
Bet365:  Point Spread:  Warriors -5, Hornets +5; Over/Under:  224.5 points
BetMGM:  Point Spread:  Warriors -4.5, Hornets +4.5; Over/Under:  224.5 points
 

Season Record

Golden State Warriors:  11-1 (1st place, Pacific Division)
Charlotte Hornets:  7-7 (3rd place, Southeast Division)
 
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Golden State Warriors vs Charlotte Hornets Preview and Analysis

 
Recent Form
Golden State Warriors:  9-1 last 10
Charlotte Hornets:  4-6 last 10
 
 
 

Golden State Warriors Analysis

The Warriors are coming into this game with an 11-1 record overall and they are 3-0 in their road games this season where they will be in this game. They have 1 loss all season against the Memphis Grizzlies and they have gone on a 7 game winning streak since then with wins coming against the Oklahoma City Thunder, the Charlotte Hornets, the New Orleans Pelicans, the Houston Rockets, the Atlanta Hawks, the Minnesota Timberwolves, and the Chicago Bulls in their last game. Steph Curry went off in that game as he led his team in points with 40 while Andrew Wiggins was next on the team with 15 points. Draymond Green led the team in assists in that game with 7 while Kevon Looney led the team in rebounds with 10. Their shooting was alright in that game as they were 48.4% from the field, 32.6% from 3-point range, and 87.5% from the free throw line. Their offense is averaging 116.2 PPG and their defense is allowing their opponents to average 101.5 PPG against them. The Warriors have an ATS record of 7-3-1 and their O/U record is 4-7.
 
 

Charlotte Hornets Analysis

The Hornets are coming into this game with a 7-7 record overall and they are 3-2 in their home games this season where they will be in this game. Their last loss came against the Los Angeles Lakers but they have gone on a 2 game winning streak since then with wins against the Memphis Grizzlies and the New York Knicks in their last game. Miles Bridges led the team in points in that game with 24 while Gordon Hayward was next on the team with 22 points. LaMelo Ball led the team in assists in that game with 9 and also led them in rebounds with 17. Their shooting was not the best in that game as they were 43.3% from the field, 27.8% from 3-point range, and 66.7% from the free throw line. Their offense is averaging 113.8 PPG and their defense is allowing their opponents to average 116 PPG against them. The Hornets have an ATS record of 7-7 this season and their O/U record is 9-5.
 
 

 

Warriors vs Hornets Prediction

The Warriors are coming into this game as a 4.5 point favorite with the current betting odds according to Draftkings Sportsbook. The Warriors have been playing very well in their games recently and are on a hot run coming into this game. The Hornets have not been playing too well recently ever since their great start to the season there has been a drop off. The Warriors should not be stepped in front of with the way they are playing right now. The best bet to place is on the Warriors to cover the spread here.
 
Warriors Hornets Prediction:  Our NBA Pick for Sunday, November 14, 2021 (7:00 pm ET start time) is Warriors 127 Hornets 114.
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NBA Betting Trends

 
Golden State Warriors: 280-236 ATS as a favorite of 3.5 to 9.5 points. 1049-1026 ATS in all games. 168-168 ATS when the total is 220 to 229.5. 496-469 ATS as a favorite. 174-153 ATS as a road favorite. 169-154 ATS in November games.
Charlotte Hornets: 266-278 ATS as an underdog of 3.5 to 9.5 points. 662-689 ATS in all games. 44-64 ATS when the total is 220 to 229.5. 439-470 ATS as an underdog. 165-179 ATS as a home underdog. 326-343 ATS in home games. 237-248 ATS in the first half of the season.
 

Key Injuries

 
Golden State Warriors:  D. Green (PF) Ques Fri - Thigh injury. D. Lee (SG) Ques Fri - Hip injury. K. Thompson (SG) Mid Jan - Knee injury. J. Wiseman (C) Out indefinitely - Knee injury.
Charlotte Hornets:  P. Washington (PF) Late Nov - Elbow injury.
 
 

Notable Quotes

 
"We always used to have one of the best home-court advantages in the league and we want to establish that again. We've got full capacity now and just want to give the crowd a good show." Kevon Looney after their win against the Bulls on Friday night.
 
 
"We tweaked it and brought our bigs up and didn't let him get downhill. We showed two bodies and the weak side pulled in. We put size on him and I think that helped as well. ... We just wanted to take out the pick and roll." - James Borrego on his team’s win against the Knicks on Friday night.
 
 

Starting Lineups

 
Golden State Warriors
PG     Stephen Curry
SG     Jordan Poole
SF     Andrew Wiggins
PF     Draymond Green
C     Kevon Looney
 
Charlotte Hornets
PG    LaMelo Ball
SG    Terry Rozier
SF     Gordon Hayward
PF    Miles Bridges
C    Mason Plumlee
 

Statistical Leaders

 
Golden State Warriors
PPG: S. Curry (27.4)
APG: D. Green (7.2)
Reb/G: D. Green (8.2)
 
Charlotte Hornets
PPG: M. Bridges (21.5)
APG: L. Ball (7.2)
Reb/G: M. Plumlee (7.8)
 
Coaches:
Golden State Warriors: Steve Kerr (8th season)
Charlotte Hornets: James Borrego (4th season)


Amedeus Mastrangelo

About the Author:

Amedeus Mastrangelo has been heavily wagering on all sports for years and plays just about everything, including sides, totals, favorites, underdogs, against the spread, alternative spreads, first half, second half, player props, and futures. The bottom line is, if Mastrangelo can see an edge in any way shape or form, then he's going to take advantage.

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