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Kyrie Irving leads the Brooklyn Nets (2-0) into a matchup with the Charlotte Hornets (0-2) after putting up 37 points in a 123-95 win over the Celtics. The Hornets are underdogs in the game on Sunday, December 27, 2020, which tips off at 7:00 PM ET on NBA TV. The over/under is set at .

The betting insights in this article reflect data from DraftKings sportsbook as of December 27, 2020, 1:06 AM ET. See table below for current betting odds.

Nets vs Hornets Betting Odds

Injury Report as of December 27

Nets:
Nicolas Claxton: Out (Right knee)

Hornets:
Grant Riller: Day To Day (Knee),
Cody Zeller: Out (Hand)

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Nets Key Players

Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Kyrie Irving 20 27.4 5.2 6.4 1.4 0.5 2.8
Spencer Dinwiddie 64 20.6 3.5 6.8 0.6 0.3 1.9
Caris LeVert 45 18.7 4.2 4.4 1.2 0.2 1.8
Joe Harris 69 14.5 4.3 2.1 0.6 0.2 2.5
Jeff Green 18 12.2 2.9 1.7 0.8 0.5 1.6

Hornets Key Players

Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Devonte’ Graham 63 18.2 3.4 7.5 1.0 0.2 3.5
Terry Rozier 63 18.0 4.4 4.1 1.0 0.2 2.7
Gordon Hayward 52 17.5 6.7 4.1 0.7 0.4 1.6
Miles Bridges 65 13.0 5.6 1.8 0.6 0.7 1.5
P.J. Washington 58 12.2 5.4 2.1 0.9 0.8 1.5

Shooting Trends

  • The Nets made 44.5% of their shots from the field last season, which was 3.1 percentage points lower than the Hornets allowed to their opponents (47.6%).
  • Brooklyn went 16-7 against the spread and 16-7 overall when it shot higher than 47.6% from the field.
  • Charlotte had a 10-4-1 record against the spread and a 10-5 record overall when allowing its opponents to hit more than 44.5% of their shots from the field.
  • The Hornets shot at a 43.4% clip from the field last season, 1.4 percentage points below the 44.8% shooting opponents of the Nets averaged.
  • Charlotte went 16-8-1 against the spread and 13-13 overall when it shot higher than 44.8% from the field.
  • When Brooklyn’s opponents shot greater than 43.4% from the field last season, it was 20-11 against the spread and 20-11 overall.
  • The Nets’ 34.2% three-point shooting percentage last season was only one percentage point lower than opponents of the Hornets shot from beyond the arc (35.2%).
  • Brooklyn collected a 23-13 record against the spread and a 23-13 straight-up record in games last season when the team made more than 35.2% of its three-point attempts.
  • Charlotte put up a 20-9-1 against the spread while going 17-14 overall in games last season when its opponents shot better than 34.2% from downtown.
  • The Hornets knocked down 35.2% of their shots from three-point range, which was just 0.3 percentage points fewer than the 35.5% the Nets’ opponents averaged last season.
  • Charlotte had a 21-7-1 ATS record and is 14-16 straight-up when the team hit more than 35.5% of its three-point attempts.
  • Brooklyn had a 25-12 ATS record and a 21-16 straight-up record last season when it made more than 35.2% of its three-point attempts.
  • The Nets connected on 13.2 three-pointers per game last season, 1.1 more makes per game than the Hornets gave up (12.1).
  • Brooklyn went 28-13 against the spread and 22-19 overall last season in games it out-shot its opponents from the three-point line. When Charlotte made fewer three-pointers than its opponents, it went 8-21-2 ATS and 8-23 straight up.
  • The Nets made the ninth-most three-pointers in the league last season, while the Hornets gave up the 19th-fewest makes from beyond the arc.

Nets vs Hornets Stat Rankings

Nets Rank Nets AVG Hornets AVG Hornets Rank
16th 111.5 Points Scored 102.9 30th
19th 113.1 Points Allowed 109.6 12th
2nd 47.7 Rebounds 42.8 23rd
9th 10.6 Off. Rebounds 11 3rd
9th 13.2 3pt Made 12.1 15th
15th 24.5 Assists 23.8 19th
21st 14.5 Turnovers 13.9 14th

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