Keep in mind, the home team in this matchup is4-0 ATS in the last four meetings between both teams. This has the making for Walker to finally get through his recent offensive woes to pour in another strong outing to what has been a breakout year. The Hornet should be able to cruise to a comfortable win on their home floor.
Walker will lead Charlotte to a narrow win. The Bulls have the edge with Markkanen at power forward and Dunn is playing well. However, the Hornets have been strong at home.
The Charlotte Hornets look for another win after splitting their last six games. Malik Monk is the third double-digit scorer and Tony Parker is dishing 3.9 assists. The Charlotte Hornets are allowing 34.8 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 44.6 rebounds per game. Kemba Walker is averaging 24.4 points and 5.6 assists while Jeremy Lamb is averaging 15 points and 5.6 rebounds. The Charlotte Hornets are shooting 35.5 percent from beyond the arc and 78.4 percent from the free throw line. The Charlotte Hornets have won five of their last six home games. The Charlotte Hornets are averaging 111.5 points on 45.2 percent shooting and allowing 111.4 points on 46.5 percent shooting.
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Their average scoring margin is -6.3 and their shooting percentage is 48% as a team, which has them ranked 7th. Opponents average 45.3 rebounds a game which ranks 15th and they give up 24.8 assists per contest, which puts them in 16th place in the league. The Bulls allow 117.5 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 22nd in the league. Chicago averages 111.3 points per contest this season, which ranks them 17th in the NBA. They average 39.8 rebounds per game and 23.3 assists per game, which ranks them 30th and 17th in those offensive categories. They force 10.8 turnovers per game which ranks them 4th in the league. They also allow a 44% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc, ranking them 7th and 12th in those defensive categories. Behind the arc they shoot 39% which is good for 7th in the league. In the turnover department they rank 12th with 14.3 per game.
WingNicolas Batumwound up with 15 points and five rebounds in the loss. Golden State took control with a 53-38 lead at the half. Golden State shot 48 percent from the field and Charlotte shot 35 percent. The Hornets had no answer for Kevin Durant who had 35 points, 11 rebounds, and 10 assists.Dwight Howardfinished with 14 points and seven rebounds. The Charlotte Hornets lost 101-87 to the Golden State Warriors on Wednesday night. The Warriors committed 15 turnovers and the Hornets had 12. Frank Kaminsky (ankle) andCody Zeller(knee) left the contest early. Kemba Walker led the Hornets with 24 points, six rebounds, and five assists.
Kaminsky is their top scorer off the bench at 10.6 points per game and Zeller provides valuable minutes behind Dwight Howard at center and is second on the team with 5.5 rebounds per contest. Hornets thin in the frontcourt - Adding injuries to the insult of losing to the Warriors, the Hornets could be without their top two big men off the bench as both Frank Kaminsky and Cody Zeller did not return after suffering injuries.
Prior to this injury, LaVine had scored 20+ in 11 of his 17 games since making his return from a five-game absence and has 33 games with 20 or more points this season. In the last five games, Markkanen is averaging 17.6 points along with 12.2 rebounds while knocking down three or more 3-pointers in four out of the five games played. His production has been key in helping provide some sort of offensive stability, especially over the last couple of weeks as the Bulls have notched at least 100 points in 14-straight games. It has seen second-year forward Lauri Markkanen recently step up his play as has notched a double-double in three-straight games for the first time in his career. Regardless if he plays or not, the Bulls will need their offense to step up in a major way if they hope to pull out a road win in Charlotte. This has overshadowed the bright spots on the team has had with their young core group of talent. Meanwhile, guard Zach LaVine has been their leading offensive factor, but he is currently questionable for Saturdays game.
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The Bulls are 4-1-1 against the spread in their last six road games and 21-9 ATS in their last 30 games against Southeast Division opponents.
This has been an effort led by All-Star point guard Kemba Walker putting together a career-best campaign as hes averaging a career-high 24.4 points per contest along with 5.6 assists, and 4.2 rebounds while shooting 43.2 percent shooting from the floor. Walker has seen a downturn in offensive production over the last five games averaging 18.0 points while shooting 41.0 percent shooting from the floor and 32.4 percent from the floor, he has been one of the leagues top scorers in the league. This has seen them continue to stay on that track splitting the last 10 games played. He has been the Hornets driving factor offensively that has helped continue to push them into the playoff picture. The Hornets have continued to hover around the .500 mark on the season with them currently holding the eighth overall spot in the Eastern Conference standings.
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