Clippers vs. Hornets Prediction & Odds

Clippers vs. Hornets, 12/5/22 NBA Betting Prediction, Odds & Trends

The Clippers have been a solid ATS play against the Hornets in previous meetings and with the two teams set to meet in Charlotte at 7:00 p.m. ET on Monday night, is Los Angeles the best play on the board tonight?

Game Matchup & Betting Odds

533 Los Angeles Clippers (-2.5) at 534 Charlotte Hornets (+2.5); o/u 218.5

7:00 p.m. ET, Monday, December 5, 2022

Spectrum Center, Charlotte, NC

Clippers vs. Hornets Public Betting Information

Our NBA Public Betting Information page indicates that 64% of public bettors are currently backing the Clippers when it comes to the spread. This information is subject to change throughout the day, however, so be sure to check the link so you’re receiving the most up-to-date public betting data.

Los Angeles Clippers DFS Spin

Kawhi Leonard (right ankle sprain) is questionable for Monday's game against the Hornets. The Clippers could be as close to full strength as they've been for quite some time come Monday, as Leonard and Paul George are listed as questionable. Terance Mann and Amir Coffey are the players most impacted, as both would be pushed to the second unit if Leonard and George are cleared. Fantasy managers streaming Mann and/or Coffey should wait until the Clippers' star wings are officially cleared before dropping them.

Charlotte Hornets DFS Spin

P.J. Washington shot 0-of-13 from the field and finished with zero points, eight rebounds, five assists, three steals and three blocks in Saturday’s loss to the Bucks. Washington kept hoisting up shots, but none of them fell, marking the third time in his career he was held scoreless and the first time since November 24, 2021. He had averaged 18.9 points and 2.5 triples across his last five outings while shooting better than 46% from the field, so we won’t read too much into the frigid shooting night. Fortunately for fantasy managers, points are only one of nine categories, and Washington impacted the game stupendously as a rebounder, facilitator and defender. We wouldn’t expect another goose egg in the scoring column anytime soon.

Clippers vs. Hornets NBA Betting Trends

Under is 4-1 in the last 5 meetings in Charlotte

Under is 4-1 in the last 5 meetings

Under is 20-8 in Clippers last 28 overall

Over is 4-1 in Clippers last 5 road games

Clippers vs. Hornets NBA Prediction:

The Clippers are 18-6 against the spread in their last 24 games versus the Hornets and are 6-1 against the number in their last seven games in Charlotte. L.A. has also covered in five of its last seven road games, is 9-2 against the number in its last 11 games versus an opponent with a winning percentage below .400 and is 5-2 against the spread in its last seven games coming off an ATS loss. On the other side, the Hornets have dropped five of their last six games played on Monday and are 2-6 against the spread in their last eight games versus a team with a winning record.

NBA BETTING PREDICTION: LOS ANGELES CLIPPERS -2.5

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