The Charlotte Hornets will visit the New York Knicks on Tuesday, March 7th, in the third and final meeting between the two teams this season. The Knicks have won each of the previous two matchups.
The 20-46 Hornets are in 14th place in the Eastern Conference. Charlotte is currently among the worst offensive teams in the NBA, ranking 26th in points per game and 30th in offensive rating. They have struggled on the less flashy side of the ball, as well, as they rank 26th in opponents points per game and 21st in defensive rating.
The 39-27 Knicks are ranked fifth in the Eastern Conference. New York has been strong on both sides of the ball as they are ranked 12th in points per game and sixth in offensive rating, while ranking eighth in opponents points per game and 14th in defensive rating.
The Hornets are 9-26 on the road, while the Knicks are 19-15 at home.
Charlotte Hornets vs. New York Knicks Match Details
Fixture: Charlotte Hornets at New York Knicks
Date and Time: Tuesday, March 7th, 7:30 pm EST
Venue: Madison Square Garden, New York, New York
Charlotte Hornets vs. New York Knicks Injury Report
The Charlotte Hornets will be without star point guard LaMelo Ball, as he is expected to miss the rest of the season with a fractured right ankle. Forward Cody Martin is also sidelined with left knee soreness.
New York Knicks star point guard Jalen Brunson is questionable with left foot soreness.
|LaMelo Ball||Charlotte Hornets||Out||Ankle|
|Cody Martin||Charlotte Hornets||Out||Knee|
|Jalen Brunson||New York Knicks||Questionable||Foot|
Charlotte Hornets vs. New York Knicks Betting Odds and Spread
|New York Knicks||-10|
Charlotte Hornets vs. New York Knicks Starting 5s
Hornets – PG Terry Rozier, SG Kelly Oubre Jr., SF Gordon Hayward, PF P.J. Washington, C Mark Williams
Knicks – PG Jalen Brunson, SG Quentin Grimes, SF RJ Barrett, PF Julius Randle, C Mitchell Robinson
Charlotte Hornets vs. New York Knicks Betting Prediction
The Charlotte Hornets have been one of the worst teams in the league this season. The Hornets are currently riding a three-game losing streak. Meanwhile, the New York Knicks have been among the best teams in the league since the All-Star break and are currently on a nine-game win streak. Look for the Knicks to continue their strong play as they win by at least eleven points.