Free NBA Picks Today: Charlotte Hornets vs Utah Jazz 3/11/23

Free NBA Picks Today: Charlotte Hornets vs Utah Jazz 3/11/23
Sat 11th March 2023

The Charlotte Hornets (22-46, 11-20 Home) will try to slow down one of the NBA’s top scoring teams when they play host to the Utah Jazz (32-35, 12-22 Away) on Saturday. Utah beat the Orlando Magic 131-124 at Amway Center on Thursday.

Lauri Markkanen was a top performer with 31 points. The Jazz are the 13th seed in the Western Conference. Charlotte won on Thursday at Little Caesars Arena, beating the Detroit Pistons 113-103. Kelly Oubre Jr. had 27 points to lead the team.

The Hornets are the 14th seed in the Eastern Conference.The teams are meeting for the final time this season. Utah will be pursuing a season sweep against Charlotte after earning the win in the only previous matchup 120-102 at Vivint Arena on January 23.

Markkanen led the Jazz with 25 points and 11 rebounds. Terry Rozier had 23 points in defeat. Markkanen is averaging 25.4 points per game to lead the Jazz in scoring this season. Markkanen also has grabbed 8.5 rebounds per game.

Meanwhile, Jordan Clarkson is dishing 4.4 assists. Rozier (21.3 ppg) has been the primary provider for the Hornets on offense. Rozier also has tallied 4.9 assists per game.

Mason Plumlee has pulled down 9.7 rebounds per game. With 117.2 points per game, the Jazz are one of the top scoring offenses in the league (5th).

The teams have split their last 10 clashes at Spectrum Center (5-5).In the last 10 games, Utah is 4-6 with an average margin of -3.1 (115.5-118.6).

Charlotte has a 7-3 record over the last 10, scoring 111.8 points per game on average while allowing 110.2 (+1.6 margin). The Hornets are averaging 111.8 ppg for the full season while allowing 117.5.


(Last Five | Season Average | Differential)
Points + Rebounds + Assists:
Talen Horton-Tucker: 23.4 | 14.3 | +9.1
Points per game:
Talen Horton-Tucker: 15.4 | 8.5 | +6.9
Rebounds per game:
Walker Kessler: 11.5 | 8.1 | +3.4
Assists per game:
Jordan Clarkson: 12.0 | 4.4 | +7.6


(Last Five | Season Average | Differential)
Rebounds per game:
Kelly Oubre Jr.: 7.0 | 5.3 | +1.7
Assists per game:
Terry Rozier: 6.2 | 4.9 | +1.3

SportsTips’ NBA Pick:

Utah Jazz (-145)

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