Hornets vs Suns Prediction and Odds
Hornets vs Suns Prediction and Odds: The Suns are expected to win this game as per the latest predictions.
The Phoenix Suns (25-22) will look to win their fourth straight match when they meet the Charlotte Hornets (13-34) in the upcoming NBA matchup. The Phoenix Suns have been playing well lately and have found themselves 7th in the Western Conference and are coming off 112-110 over the Red-hot Memphis Grizzlies.
The Charlotte Hornets will also look to keep their momentum going when they travel to Footprint Center. It has been a frustrating season for the Hornets as they find themselves 14th in the Eastern Conference. This will be the first meeting between both sides this season. The tie has been largely dominated by the Phoenix Suns.
Hornets vs Suns Prediction: Last 5 Games Analysis
The Charlotte Hornets have won 2 of the last 5 away fixtures.
The wins came against teams like the Houston Rockets and the Atlanta Hawks. The losses came against the Toronto Raptors (2) and the Indiana Pacers. The Hornets have a dismal overall 8-18 record on the road.
In the last 5 away games
- The Charlotte Hornets have scored 117.8 points per game.
- The Charlotte Hornets have conceded 121.4 points per game.
- Number of games that ended with a difference of 3 points or less: 0
- Number of games that ended with a difference of 4-10 points: 4
The Phoenix Suns have won 3 of their last 5 home games.
The Suns won against the likes of the Memphis Grizzlies, Indiana Pacers, and Brooklyn Nets. The two defeats came against the Cleveland Cavaliers and the Miami Heat. The Phoenix Suns are 17-7 at home
In the last 5 home games:
- The Phoenix Suns have scored 107.0 points per game.
- The Phoenix Suns conceded 109.0 points per game.
- Number of games that ended with a difference of 3 points or less: 1
- Number of games that ended with a difference of 4-10 points: 3
Phoenix suns are coming off 3 straight home wins and have momentum on their side.
Hornets vs Suns Prediction: Offense and Defense Comparisons
The Charlotte Hornets are playing at a scoring rate of 112.6 points per game. In shooting, the success rate stands at 45.3% for field goals and 33.0% for 3-pointers. The Hornets rank 28th in the offense with an Adjusted Offensive Rating of 110.8.
The Phoenix Suns have maintained a scoring average of 112.6 points per game. They shot 46.4% from the field and 38.4% from the 3-point line. The Suns rank 14th in the current season with an Adjusted Offensive Rating of 114.0.
The Phoenix Suns have a clear advantage on offense
The Charlotte Hornets have allowed 118.9 points per game so far. They play with an average of 45.0 rebounds, with 7.9 steals and 4.9 blocks per game. The Charlotte Hornets rank 27th in defense this season with an adjusted defensive rating of 116.2
The Phoenix Suns have conceded 112.0 points per game till now. They maintained an average of 43.4 rebounds per game. The average number of steals and the average number of blocks are currently at 7.0 and 4.9 respectively. The Suns are ranked 11th in adjusted defensive ratings at 113.1
The Phoenix Suns have a much more solid defense than the Hornets as well.
Hornets vs Suns Odds
- Charlotte Hornets: +6.5: (-118)
- Phoenix Suns: -6.5: (-104)
- Charlotte Hornets: +200
- Phoenix Suns: -250
- Charlotte Hornets: 25.4%
- Phoenix Suns: 75.6%
Hornets vs Suns Prediction: Last Game Analysis
Will the Hornets stay hot on the road?
The Hornets have won two straight games away from home, including triumphs against teams like the Atlanta Hawks and Houston Rockets. The Hornets’ offense made strides in the previous two games. The Hornets scored 122 and 122 points against the Rockets and Hawks, respectively. A powerful second-half charge helped the Hornets win 122-118 over the Atlanta Hawks last time out. Rozier gave the Hornets a boost with 34 points and a season-high seven 3-pointers. The Hornets shot 50.6% from the field and 38.2% from 3-pointers.
Can the Phoenix Suns make 4 in 4?
The Suns are currently enjoying a three-game winning streak and have looked excellent in their previous three games. The Suns defeated the Red-Hot Grizzlies, the Brooklyn Nets, and the Indiana Pacers. Following a seven-game absence, Paul scored 22 points and dished out 11 assists as the Suns defeated the Grizzlies 112-110 despite trailing by 29 points early in the third quarter. The Phoenix Suns continued their impressive 3-point shooting with a shooting accuracy of 37.1%. The Phoenix Suns shot 34 points in the paint and 10 fast break points.
Suns vs Hornets Prediction: Head-to-Head Stats
There have been 64 regular season games between the Phoenix Suns and the Charlotte Hornets. With 39 wins, the Phoenix Suns have a slight advantage over the Charlotte Hornets who have won 25 matches. If we check out the last 5 matchups, The Suns have been pretty dominant as well and are 4-1 against the Hornets. The previous clash took place in the last season on January 2 2022. The Phoenix Suns defeated the Charlotte Hornets 133-99.
Head-to-Head: Key Highlights (Last 5 Meetings)
- Number of home games won by the Phoenix Suns: 2
- Number of away games won by the Charlotte Hornets: 1
- Average Number of Total Points scored: 222.0
- Average Number of Points scored by the Phoenix Suns: 118.4
- Average Number of Points scored by the Charlotte Hornets: 103.6
Suns vs Hornets Prediction and Odds: Players to Watch Out
Deandre Ayton (Center)
Points Per Game: 17.3 | Rebounds Per Game: 9.7 | Assists Per Game: 2.1
Mikal Bridges (Small Forward)
Points Per Game: 15.8 | Rebounds Per Game: 4.6 | Steals Per Game: 1.2
Chris Paul (Point Guard)
Points Per Game: 13.1 | Assists Per Game: 8.3 | Steals Per Game: 1.5
Terry Rozier (Shooting Guard)
Points Per Game: 22.4 | Assists Per Game: 5.5 | Rebounds Per Game: 4.9
Kelly Oubre Jr. (Shooting Guard)
Points Per Game: 21.1 | Rebounds Per Game: 5.3 | Steals Per Game: 1.5
La Melo Ball (Point Guard)
Points Per Game: 20.3 | Rebounds Per Game: 3.0 | Assists per game: 8.0
Hornets vs Suns Prediction and Odds: Final Analysis
- The Phoenix Suns will have a home advantage.
- The Suns are ahead of the Hornets in both the offense and defense departments.
- The Suns dominated the Hornets in overall head-to-head stats.
- Final Prediction: Suns to win.
The Suns have been on a roll in the last few matches and have been performing better than the Hornets throughout the season considering overall stats as well we believe the Suns are poised to win this contest.