Hornets vs. Trail Blazers Predictions & Best Bets: Spread, Moneyline, Over/Under and Props | April 3

Written By PlayPicks Staff on April 2, 2024

The Charlotte Hornets (18-57), winners in just two of their last 10, battle the Portland Trail Blazers (19-56), 0-10 in their past 10, on April 3, 2024 at Spectrum Center. The Hornets are favored by 1.5 points. The matchup has an over/under of 212.

If you are looking to gain an edge on Wednesday’s game, see the best bets available in this matchup, below (according to our computer predictions).

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Spread: Trail Blazers (+1.5) to Cover

  • The spread for this matchup suggested by the model (0.9 points) is slightly less than the 1.5-point edge DraftKings gives to the Hornets, though the data still has them as the favorite.
  • Portland has a 35-39-1 record against the spread this season.
  • The Trail Blazers have an ATS record of 33-34-1 when playing as at least 1.5-point underdogs this season.
  • Charlotte has a 29-45-1 record against the spread this season.
  • The Hornets have been favored by 1.5 points or more five times this season, and covered the spread in one of those games.

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Total: Over 212

  • In this matchup, the model projects a total (223.2 points) considerably higher than the DraftKings over/under (212 points). Bet on the over.
  • Charlotte’s games have had more than 212 points scored on 53 occasions this season.
  • There have been 55 Portland’s games this season with more than 212 points scored.
  • The Hornets and their opponents have combined to hit the over 36 out of 75 times this season.
  • Trail Blazers games have hit the over 38 out of 75 times this year.

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Moneyline Winner: Hornets (-125)

  • Prediction: Hornets 112, Trail Blazers 111
  • This season, Charlotte has won three out of the five games in which it has been favored.
  • Portland has been chosen as underdogs in 69 games this year and has walked away with the win 18 times (26.1%) in those games.

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Brandon Miller Points Prop: Over 24.5

  • Brandon Miller posts 17.0 points, 4.3 rebounds and 2.4 assists per contest, shooting 43.5% from the field and 37.3% from beyond the arc with 2.5 made treys per contest.
  • The 24.5-point prop bet set for Miller on Wednesday is 7.5 higher than his scoring average on the season.
  • This season, Miller has scored beyond the points prop number in 29 of 70 games with a set total.
  • The Trail Blazers are the third-worst team in the league in points scored (107.2 per game) and 19th in points conceded (116.0).

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Deandre Ayton Rebounds Prop: Over 13.5

  • The Trail Blazers are receiving 15.9 points, 11.0 rebounds and 1.6 assists per game from Deandre Ayton this year.
  • His per-game rebound average — 11.0 — is 2.5 fewer than his prop bet over/under in Wednesday’s game (13.5).
  • This will be his 51st game with a rebound prop this season, and so far he has gone over 22 times.
  • When it comes to rebounding, the Hornets are getting beat at both ends of the court, as they rank worst in the league in rebounds (40.6 per game) and third-worst in rebounds allowed (45.4 per contest).

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