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The Charlotte Hornets will take on the Dallas Mavericks at 7 p.m. ET on Wednesday at the Spectrum Center. Charlotte is 6-5 overall and 3-2 at home, while Dallas is 5-4 overall and 3-3 on the road. The Mavericks won the first meeting of the season, 118-99 on Dec. 30. Dallas is favored by 4.5-points in the latest Hornets vs. Mavericks odds from William Hill Sportsbook, and the over-under is set at 220.5. Before entering any Mavericks 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 it returned over $5,000 in profit on its top-rated NBA picks last season. The model is up nearly $8,100 over the past two-plus seasons. Dating back to last season, it is also on a stunning 67-38 roll on top-rated picks against the spread, returning almost $2,500 on those selections alone. Anybody who has followed it has seen huge returns.

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

  • Hornets vs. Mavericks spread: Hornets +4.5
  • Hornets vs. Mavericks over-under: 220.5 points
  • Hornets vs. Mavericks money line: Charlotte +155, Dallas -175 

What you need to know about the Hornets

The Hornets coasted past the New York Knicks on Monday, 109-88. It was Charlotte's fourth consecutive win. It is the team's longest win streak since April of 2019. Gordon Hayward had 34 points. Hayward is averaging 29.2 points per game while shooting 55 percent from the field and 92 percent from the free throw line during the win streak. 

Hayward leads the NBA this season in points scored in the fourth quarter with 72. Terry Rozier has scored 63 points in the fourth quarter this season, which ranks eighth. The Hornets are the only team with two players in the Top 10 in fourth quarter scoring. Rozier is averaging 19.5 points per game and has two games with at least 35 points. Charlotte is leading the league in assists per game (28.9). The Hornets are averaging 9.4 steals per game (tied for fourth in the NBA) and are forcing 16.6 turnovers per game (third).      

What you need to know about the Mavericks

The Mavericks beat the Orlando Magic this past Saturday, 112-98 at home. Trey Burke shot 7-for-8 from beyond the arc and finished with 29 points and Tim Hardaway Jr. shot 8-for-13 from downtown and finished with 36 points and five boards. Luka Doncic had 20 points, 11 rebounds and 10 assists. James Johnson added 12 points. 

Kristaps Porzingis (knee) is listed as probable to make his season debut on Wednesday. However, Dallas will be without several players due to health and safety protocols. They include Jalen Brunson, Dorian Finney-Smith, Maxi Kleber, Dwight Powell and Josh Richardson. Doncic has averaged 30.3 points, 12.0 rebounds and 11.3 assists per game in three games over the past week. The Mavericks have won three straight, five of the last six, and 14 of their last 17 games in Charlotte. 

How to make Hornets vs. Mavericks picks

The model has simulated Hornets vs. Mavericks 10,000 times and the results are in. We can tell you that the model is leaning under, and it's also generated a point-spread pick that is hitting in well over 60 percent of simulations. You can only see the pick at SportsLine.

So who wins Hornets vs. Mavericks? And which side of the spread hits in well over 60 percent of simulations? Visit SportsLine now to see which side of the Hornets vs. Mavericks spread to jump on Wednesday, all from the model that is on an incredible 67-38 roll.