Charlotte Hornets vs. Oklahoma City Thunder: 12/26/2020 NBA Betting Preview, Computer Picks, Odds and Trends

Written by on December 26, 2020

The Charlotte Hornets (0-1) take the court against the Oklahoma City Thunder (0-0) as only 3-point favorites on Saturday, December 26, 2020 at 7:00 PM ET on FS-SE. The matchup has an over/under set at 217 points.

Betting Information

Hornets vs Thunder Betting Information
Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds
Hornets -3 -110 -110 217 -110 -110
Place a bet on Charlotte Hornets or the Oklahoma City Thunder for Saturday’s game.

Head to Head

Oklahoma City has won seven of its last 10 head-to-head matchups against Charlotte. The Thunder also have a 1-0 record against the spread when facing the Hornets.

Hornets vs Thunder in 2020-21
Date Favorite Home Team Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Game Type Result
12/27/2019 Hornets Hornets -1 208 -113 -107 Regular Season 104-102 OKC
11/23/2018 Thunder Regular Season 109-104 OKC
11/1/2018 Hornets Regular Season 111-107 OKC
1/13/2018 Hornets Regular Season 101-91 OKC
12/11/2017 Thunder Regular Season 116-103 CHA
4/2/2017 Thunder Regular Season 113-101 CHA
1/4/2017 Hornets Regular Season 123-112 CHA
1/20/2016 Thunder Regular Season 109-95 OKC
1/2/2016 Hornets Regular Season 109-90 OKC
2/21/2015 Hornets Regular Season 110-103 OKC

Hornets Betting Information

  • Charlotte was strong against the spread, going 32-30-2 last season.
  • The Hornets posted an even record of 0-0-1 against the spread when the spread was -3 or bigger.
  • Charlotte more often than not combined with its adversaries to fall short of the total, doing so 30 times in 64 contests (46.9%).
Bet on the Charlotte Hornets to win the NBA Championship.

Thunder Betting Information

  • Oklahoma City had a 46-31-1 record against the spread, covering in 59.0% of their outings.
  • The Thunder fared well as a 3-point underdog, going 9-15-1 against the spread when they were at least 3-point underdogs.
  • In the majority of Oklahoma City’s games last year, the teams did not hit the over (36 out of 78 games, 46.2%).
Bet on the Oklahoma City Thunder to win the NBA Championship.

Over/Under Analysis

  • In 44.6% of their games last year (29 of 65 chances), the Hornets and their opponents recorded more than this matchup’s point total of 217 points.
  • Oklahoma City combined with its opponents to score at least 217 points in 42 of 79 outings (53.2%) last season.
  • These teams averaged a combined 212.7 points per game last year, 4.3 less points than the over/under of 217 set for this matchup.
  • Opponents of the two teams averaged a combined 1.2 more points per game last season (218.2) than this game’s total of 217 points.
  • The average point total in Hornets games last season was 4.5 fewer points than the total of 217 in this matchup.
  • Thunder games last year averaged a total of 218.5 points, 1.5 more than the point total in this matchup.
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Hornets Leaders

  • Devonte’ Graham racked up 18.2 points per game last season and dished out 7.5 assists.
  • Cody Zeller pulled down 7.1 rebounds per game.
  • Graham was prolific from the three-point line a season ago, hitting 3.5 per game.
  • Terry Rozier nicked 1.0 steal per game. Bismack Biyombo collected 0.9 blocks an outing.

Thunder Leaders

  • Al Horford put up 4.0 assists and 6.8 rebounds per game a season ago.
  • Shai Gilgeous-Alexander racked up 19.0 points per game.
  • Trevor Ariza was prolific from the three-point line a season ago, hitting 1.6 per game.
  • Ariza collected 1.6 per game. Horford averaged 0.9 blocks a contest.
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