Philadelphia 76ers vs. Charlotte Hornets Betting Odds & Game Analysis | December 8

By Lester Mackay | December 7, 2021, 7:37 pm

The Philadelphia 76ers (13-11) play the Charlotte Hornets (14-12) as 7.5-point favorites on Wednesday, December 8, 2021 at 7:00 PM ET.

Welcome to the BestOdds betting breakdown where we use data from our industry leading partner, Sportradar, to identify performance trends in order to analyze teams’ chances in the upcoming game.

Today, we are looking at the NBA matchup between the Philadelphia 76ers and Charlotte Hornets.

76ers stats and betting info

Betting trends for Philadelphia

  • So far this season, Philadelphia has put together an 11-12-1 record against the spread.
  • The 76ers are 1-3 against the spread when favored by 7.5 points or more this season.
  • Philadelphia games have gone over the point total in nine out of 24 opportunities (37.5%).
  • The 76ers are 8-2 in games they were favored on the moneyline (winning 80% of those games).
  • Philadelphia has played in four games as a moneyline favorite with odds of -285 or shorter and won them all.
  • The 76ers have a 74.0% chance to win this matchup based on the moneyline’s implied probability.

Key players for Philadelphia

  • Tyrese Maxey: 17.2 PTS, 46.5 FG%, 36.1 3PT% (26-for-72)
  • Joel Embiid: 23.9 PTS, 11.3 REB, 1.6 BLK, 43.9 FG%, 40.4 3PT% (19-for-47)
  • Andre Drummond: 6.4 PTS, 10.2 REB, 1.2 BLK, 48.4 FG%
  • Tobias Harris: 19.3 PTS, 8.4 REB, 47 FG%, 30.6 3PT% (19-for-62)
  • Seth Curry: 15.9 PTS, 50.2 FG%, 40.5 3PT% (47-for-116)

76ers Injuries: Ben Simmons: Out (Back), Grant Riller: Out (Shoulder), Tyrese Maxey: Day To Day (Illness)

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Hornets stats and betting info

Betting trends for Charlotte

  • Philadelphia’s ATS record is 11-12-1 this season.
  • The 76ers are 1-3 against the spread when favored by 7.5 points or more this season.
  • Nine of Philadelphia’s 24 games with a set total have hit the over (37.5%).
  • This season, the Hornets have won nine out of the 19 games, or 47.4%, in which they’ve been the underdog.
  • Charlotte has a record of 2-3 when they’re set as an underdog of +223 or more by sportsbooks this season.
  • The moneyline for this contest implies a 31.0% chance of a victory for the Hornets.

Key players for Charlotte

  • LaMelo Ball: 20 PTS, 7.7 REB, 8.3 AST, 1.9 STL, 41.8 FG%, 39.1 3PT% (70-for-179)
  • Miles Bridges: 20.2 PTS, 7.3 REB, 1.2 STL, 46.3 FG%, 32.9 3PT% (57-for-173)
  • Gordon Hayward: 17.1 PTS, 44.6 FG%, 37.8 3PT% (45-for-119)
  • Kelly Oubre Jr.: 16.5 PTS, 46.6 FG%, 39.4 3PT% (76-for-193)
  • Terry Rozier: 17.7 PTS, 1.3 STL, 42.9 FG%, 35 3PT% (49-for-140)

Hornets Injuries: LaMelo Ball: Out (Health and safety protocols), Mason Plumlee: Out (Health and safety protocols), Jalen McDaniels: Out (Health Protocols), Ish Smith: Out (Health Protocols), Terry Rozier: Out (Health and safety protocols)

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