Knicks vs Hornets Predictions

May 15, 2021

Knicks vs Hornets Pick: Knicks -5.5

The New York Knicks and Charlotte Hornets are Eastern Conference teams that have both struck fear into the hearts of opponents in the postseason in the past. And with the postseason not out of the realm of possibility for this year, they will look to pick up a win that helps them get back there. In this round of NBA picks, we look at Knicks vs Hornets and give you our best bet for this contest.

Charlotte Hornets vs New York Knicks Betting Pick

This game will be played at 1:00 PM ET at Madison Square Garden

Why bet the Knicks:

✅ The New York Knicks are the more motivated team heading into this matchup with the Charlotte Hornets. They are in a spot where they have to fight to avoid being seeded sixth in the Eastern Conference, which would mean a matchup with either the Nets or Bucks.

✅ The New York Knicks are also the best team in the NBA against the spread this season. The Charlotte Hornets are heading to the play-in tournament and have had a good year. But they are not on the level of the Knicks when it comes to covering the number.

✅ Most importantly, the Charlotte Hornets just don’t match up well with the New York Knicks. They don’t have a defender with the combination of agility and size to handle Julius Randle, and the Knicks’ best player should have close to another 30-point game against the Hornets en route to a win.


 

The Pick: Knicks -5.5

General Info about New York Knicks vs Charlotte Hornets

What is the all-time historical record between these two teams?

The Hornets just slightly lead the all-time matchup with a 59-52 record.

Where will this game be played? Who is the home team?

The Knicks will be at home, playing in Madison Square Garden.

Where can you watch this game?

You can watch this game on the MSG Network, as well as the NBA League Pass.

Hornets vs Knicks Predictions

The New York Knicks and Charlotte Hornets have faced one another 111 times dating back to 1988 with the Hornets leading the matchup 59-52. The same can’t be said for the playoffs, where the Knicks have won both series with a commanding 7-1 record. Currently, the Charlotte Hornets have won four straight dating back to 2019. The Knicks haven’t scored more than 102 points against the Hornets since December of 2018. 

Knicks vs Hornets Against the Spread Predictions

USsportsbonus is here to bring you the highest quality predictions for the NBA matchup between the New York Knicks and Charlotte Hornets. These are two teams that can be tough for the public to gauge and it’s up to us to bring you high-caliber predictions against the spread and for the over/under.

Since 2010, this matchup is nearly split with the Charlotte Hornets leading 19-18. The Knicks will look to even things up and snap a four-game losing streak in this one. Make sure to check out the predictions videos above for our Knicks vs Hornets against the spread predictions.

Charlotte Hornets vs Knicks Over/Under Betting

Betting the over/under refers to betting whether or not both teams will combine to score more or less than a certain number. This game figures to be a slow-paced one as the New York Knicks rank 27th in the league while the Charlotte Hornets sit 12th. With all of that being said, the sportsbooks know that this will be a slower game and the number has been adjusted. Make sure to check out our predictions video above for our best bets in this game.

Knicks vs Hornets Moneyline Predictions

Betting the moneyline refers to betting the straight-up winner of the game. Opposed to betting against the spread, to win a moneyline bet you just have to pick the winner of the game.

Depending on who the favorite is, sportsbooks will either charge you or reward you for betting a particular team. The Knicks vs Hornets moneyline is a bet worth considering. Make sure to check out the video above that details our favorite picks and predictions for the game. 

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Hornets vs Knicks Odds

The New York Knicks have been an NBA franchise since their inception in 1946, while the Charlotte Hornets came around in just 1988. The Knicks have two NBA Championships to their name while the Hornets have never even won their division, let alone a championship. The Knicks are in their first season under Tom Thibodeau while the Hornets have been coached by James Borrego since 2018. The Hornets vs Knicks odds will continue to change up until game time. 

Live Streaming Knicks vs Hornets

The US currently doesn’t offer any sportsbooks that you can stream NBA games through. That could always change, so make sure to keep an eye out as we will be the ones to let you know. Currently, there are a few other ways to find live streaming Knicks vs Hornets online and they all have to do with a paid streaming service. 

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Jay Sanin
Jay Sanin is a sports writer and broadcaster from Albany, NY. He has covered sports betting and the gambling industry since 2013.