New Orleans Pelicans vs Charlotte Hornets Odds

The Pelicans will play the Hornets on Friday, December 15th, 2023. Your timezone's tip off time is 7:10 pm EST. Check local listings or your nearest streaming app for coverage.

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Key Matchup Stats

Now that the 2023-24 NBA season is in full swing, let's gear up for a game between the New Orleans Pelicans and the Charlotte Hornets set for Friday, December 15th, 2023. Make sure to review each team's performance stats below as you handicap this matchup. We've included a few key metrics we think will be most helpful. At this point in the season, statistical trends should begin to firm up.

  • SportsBetting3.com Power Rankings - The New Orleans Pelicans currently have a 92.00 power ranking. The power ranking for the Charlotte Hornets is 86.00. Continue monitoring these figures as the season progresses.
  • Away New Orleans Pelicans - The New Orleans Pelicans currently have a 5-7 record as an away team. That standing puts them 4th in the league for away team wins.
  • Home Charlotte Hornets - The Charlotte Hornets start this matchup with a 4-8 record as a home team. They now rank 9th in the league for home team wins so far in the 2023-24 NBA regular season.
  • Average Points Per Game - The New Orleans Pelicans currently rank 13th (114.9) for average points scored per game. On the other side of the court, the Charlotte Hornets stand at 18th averaging 113.0 PPG.
  • Average Opponent Points Per Game - Opponents have scored an average of 114.2 points against the New Orleans Pelicans, ranking them 12th in the league. The Charlotte Hornets currently rank 5th in the league for points scored against them, with a current standing of 120.8 OPPG.
  • Team Division Records - The New Orleans Pelicans have notched a 3-2 Western Southwest Division division record, while the Charlotte Hornets possess a 3-5 Eastern Southeast Division standing.
  • Overall Team Records - The New Orleans Pelicans have a 14-11 overall record, while the Charlotte Hornets have a 7-15 standing.

Captain Shady Lines

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Captain Shady Lines

Avast ye landlubbers! The New Orleans Pelicans be settin' sail to face the Charlotte Hornets on Friday, December 15th, 2023. Arrr, it be another clash of the NBA seas in this here exciting matchup of the 2023-24 regular season.

In the Hornets' arena, the crowd be as rowdy as a ship caught in a tempest. They be hollerin' and screamin' like a pack of scurvy dogs. Watch yer back, mateys, for they be cheerin' their home team with all their might.

The Pelicans be holdin' a 14-11 overall standin' this season, while the Hornets be strugglin' with a 7-15 record. The Pelicans be sailin' with a 3-2 division record, while the Hornets be stuck at 3-5.

The Pelicans have been scorin' an average of 114.9 points per game, just edgin' out the Hornets, who be averagin' 113.0 points per game. It be a close race, me hearties!

So, me mateys, see you courtside at today's game and prepare for a battle on the hardwood. Be sure to review the best point spread, moneyline, and total bets from our featured sportsbooks. And don't forget to take a look at this game's prop bets below...may the odds be ever in yer favor!

Best Pelicans at Hornets Odds


Best Point Spread Betting Odds
Underdog

Charlotte Hornets
Favorite

New Orleans Pelicans
The New Orleans Pelicans have a -8.5 -107 point spread at BetRivers VA. They are the point spread favorite in this matchup. The Charlotte Hornets have a +8.5 -110 point spread at BetMGM VA. The Charlotte Hornets are the point spread underdogs. Review how to bet on a point spread with our text and video tutorials.

Best Total Betting Odds
OverUnder
BetRivers has the best over line of 232.5 points. Risk $109 to win $100. BetMGM has the best under line of 232.5 points. Risk $110 to win $100. Our tutorial explains more about total bets.

Best Moneyline Betting Odds
Underdog

New Orleans Pelicans
Favorite

New Orleans Pelicans
The New Orleans Pelicans are the -335 moneyline favorite. Risk $335 to win $100 on the New Orleans Pelicans at BetRivers. The New Orleans Pelicans are the -335 underdog at BetRivers. Risk $335 to win $100 on the New Orleans Pelicans. Learn more about how to bet on money lines.

Matchup Odds FAQs

What is the point spread for the New Orleans Pelicans vs Charlotte Hornets NBA game on Friday, December 15th, 2023?

The New Orleans Pelicans are -8.5 -107 point spread favorites at BetRivers, while the Charlotte Hornets are +8.5 -110 point spread underdogs at BetMGM.

What is the over-under total line for the New Orleans Pelicans vs Charlotte Hornets NBA game on Friday, December 15th, 2023?

The best over line is 232.5 -109 points at BetRivers, which means you risk $109 to win $100 betting the over. The best under line is 232.5 -110 points at BetMGM, and that means you risk $110 to win $100 betting the under.

What is the moneyline for the New Orleans Pelicans vs Charlotte Hornets NBA game on Friday, December 15th, 2023?

The New Orleans Pelicans are the -335 moneyline favorite at BetRivers and the New Orleans Pelicans are the -335 moneyline underdog at BetRivers.

NBA Odds Example

NBA Odds and Outcomes Explained

Game
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Pelicans
Hornets
12/15/23 7:10pm EST
-8.5 -107+8.5 -114
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Underdog Charlotte Hornets - Charlotte Hornets bettors risk $100 to win $87.72 at -114 odds.

A +8.5 Charlotte Hornets underdog bet wins if they lose by 8 or fewer, tie, or win outright. Your bet loses if they lose by 9 or more.

Favorite New Orleans Pelicans - New Orleans Pelicans bettors risk $100 to win $93.46 at -107 odds.

A -8.5 New Orleans Pelicans favorite bet wins if they win by 9 or more. Your bet loses if they win by 8 or fewer, tie, or lose outright.

New Orleans Pelicans at Charlotte Hornets Prop Bets

NBA Prop Bets
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Hornets
Team Total Points
NOP at CHA
12/15/23 7:10pm EST
111.5 o -112111.5 u -117Bet
Pelicans
Team Total Points
NOP at CHA
12/15/23 7:10pm EST
120.5 o -118120.5 u -110Bet
Brandon Miller
Points Scored
NOP at CHA
12/15/23 7:10pm EST
16.5 o -12016.5 u -112Bet
Brandon Miller
Points, Rebounds & Assists
NOP at CHA
12/15/23 7:10pm EST
23.5 o -12923.5 u -104Bet
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Gordon Hayward
Points, Rebounds & Assists
NOP at CHA
12/15/23 7:10pm EST
27.5 o -11327.5 u -118Bet
Gordon Hayward
Points Scored
NOP at CHA
12/15/23 7:10pm EST
17.5 o -10917.5 u -121Bet
Miles Bridges
Points, Rebounds & Assists
NOP at CHA
12/15/23 7:10pm EST
29.5 o -12029.5 u -112Bet
Miles Bridges
Points Scored
NOP at CHA
12/15/23 7:10pm EST
19.5 o -12219.5 u -109Bet
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Nick Richards
Points Scored
NOP at CHA
12/15/23 7:10pm EST
10.5 o -12110.5 u -110Bet
Terry Rozier
Points Scored
NOP at CHA
12/15/23 7:10pm EST
24.5 o -12024.5 u -112Bet
Terry Rozier
Points, Rebounds & Assists
NOP at CHA
12/15/23 7:10pm EST
36.5 o -10836.5 u -122Bet

Team Standings

2023-2024 NBA Regular Season Standings - New Orleans Pelicans, Charlotte Hornets
Team W L Pct GB Home Away Div Conf PPG Op. PPG Diff Strk L10
xp - New Orleans Pelicans49330.598+15.021-1928-149-730-22115.1110.7+4.4L15-5
e - Charlotte Hornets21610.256+43.011-3010-316-1014-38106.6116.8-10.2W13-7

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How to Bet on the New Orleans Pelicans vs Charlotte Hornets NBA Game

  1. Open a new sports betting account before game time.

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  3. Tap to the sportsbook's NBA page, look for the New Orleans Pelicans vs Charlotte Hornets Game.

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