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The Charlotte Hornets will take on the Sacramento Kings at 7 p.m. ET on Friday at the Spectrum Center. Charlotte is 14-13 overall and 7-4 at home, while Sacramento is 11-14 overall and 6-6 on the road. The Hornets have lost five of their past six games. The Kings have won three consecutive games. 

The Hornets have won five of the past six games between the teams. The latest Kings vs. Hornets odds from Caesars Sportsbook list this game as a pick'em, and the over-under is set at 231. Before entering any Kings vs. Hornets picks, you'll want to see the NBA predictions from the model at SportsLine.

The SportsLine Projection Model simulates every NBA game 10,000 times and has returned well over $10,000 in profit on its top-rated NBA picks over the past three-plus seasons. The model enters Week 8 of the 2021-22 NBA season up almost $2,000 on all top-rated NBA picks this season. It's also on a stunning 121-78 roll on top-rated NBA picks against the spread that dates back to last season. Anyone following it has seen huge returns.

Now, the model has set its sights on Hornets vs. Kings. You can head to SportsLine to see its picks. Here are several NBA betting lines for Kings vs. Hornets:

  • Hornets vs. Kings spread: Pick'em
  • Hornets vs. Kings over-under: 231 points
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What you need to know about the Hornets

The Hornets took a 110-106 loss against the Philadelphia 76ers on Wednesday. Gordon Hayward had 31 points and seven assists in addition to five rebounds. Charlotte fell to Philadelphia for the second time in three nights and lost for the 16th consecutive time at home to the Sixers. Kelly Oubre Jr. had 22 points and 10 rebounds but missed nine of 12 three-point attempts,

The depleted Hornets continued to work without several key players who have been out due to health and safety protocols. LaMelo Ball, Terry Rozier, Jalen McDaniels, Mason Plumlee, and Ish Smith will all remain out on Friday. 

What you need to know about the Kings

Meanwhile, Sacramento eased past the Orlando Magic on Wednesday, 142-130. De'Aaron Fox had 33 points. Tyrese Haliburton shot 5-for-6 from downtown and finished with a double-double on 18 points and 11 assists. Harrison Barnes returned from a five-game layoff because of a foot injury and scored 16 points. 

Richaun Holmes (eye) is out for Friday's game. Buddy Hield ranks second in the NBA in 3-pointers with 87 and leads the league in reserve scoring at 15.9 points per game.   

How to make Hornets vs. Kings picks

The model is leaning under on the total, and it's also generated a point-spread pick that is hitting in over 60 percent of simulations. You can only see the pick at SportsLine.

So who wins Hornets vs. Kings? And which side of the spread hits in over 60 percent of simulations? Visit SportsLine now to find out which side of the Hornets vs. Kings spread you need to jump on Friday, all from the model that has crushed its NBA picks, and find out