The Charlotte Hornets will take on the Boston Celtics at 7 p.m. ET on Monday at Spectrum Center. The Hornets are 3-0 overall and 1-0 at home, while Boston is 1-2 overall and 1-1 on the road. Charlotte strolled past the Brooklyn Nets on Sunday, 111-95. Meanwhile, Boston beat the Houston Rockets 107-97.
The Celtics have won five of the last six games between the teams. Boston is favored by one point in the latest Hornets vs. Celtics odds from Caesars Sportsbook, and the over-under is set at 224. Before entering any Celtics vs. Hornets picks, you'll want to see the NBA predictions from the model at SportsLine.
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- Hornets vs. Celtics spread: Celtics -1
- Hornets vs. Celtics over-under: 224 points
What you need to know about the Hornets
Miles Bridges had 32 points along with nine rebounds in the win over Brooklyn. He became the second player in team history to score 30-plus points in his first three games. LaMelo Ball scored 18 points in three quarters. He is one of three NBA players with 15-plus points and five-plus assists in his first three games of the season.
The Hornets have won their first three games for the first time in team history. Bridges is averaging 25 points per game. Terry Rozier (ankle) did not play on Sunday and is listed as day to day.
What you need to know about the Celtics
Jayson Tatum had 31 points in addition to nine rebounds in Sunday's win over Houston. It was the first win for head coach Ime Udoka. Grant Williams tied a career high with 18 points. Al Horford double-doubled on 17 and 10 rebounds.
Boston led by as many as 20 points in the second half on Sunday. Jaylen Brown averaged 25 points in three games vs. the Hornets last season. He did not play on Sunday due to knee soreness.
How to make Celtics vs. Hornets picks
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