Spread & Over/Under Predictions for Magic at Hornets

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All Hornets will post a spread and over/under analysis of Charlotte Hornets games each game day. The play's star ratings indicate its confidence.  

Three-star bet on the Magic -8.5. Have you felt good about taking the Hornets tonight because of Charlotte basketball in the last week and a half? Charlotte has been beaten by Sixers and Raptors teams that were short-handed.  

Tonight, they play the Orlando Magic, who are on fire and have dominated non-playoff teams like Charlotte.   

The Hornets are at home and playing a team that head coach Steve Clifford knows well in the divisional matchup, but the odds are against them. I'm going with Orlando -8.5, and if the game ends up closer than that, I'll be happy.  

Four-star play on u207.5: By NBA standards today, this is a shockingly low O/U, but these are two of the worst teams in the league.   

Charlotte seemed to be getting better on offense for a while, but they haven't been able to score in a few weeks. After the All-Star break, both teams have been playing very well, and I expect that to continue tonight.  

Expect a slow, grinding game, and Orlando to win in a pretty easy, low-scoring way on a quiet Tuesday night in Charlotte.  

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