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The Charlotte Hornets (7-17) go on the road to play the Brooklyn Nets (13-12) in a Wednesday night affair. This will be the second of four matchups between these teams, with Brooklyn winning the first contest 98-94. The Nets have won four of their last five games, while the Hornets have lost three of their last four. LaMelo Ball (ankle), Dennis Smith (ankle), and Gordon Hayward (shoulder) are out for Charlotte. Ben Simmons (calf) is sidelined for Brooklyn.

Tip-off is scheduled for 7:30 p.m. ET at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn. Caesars Sportsbook lists the Nets as a 10-point favorite in the latest Hornets vs. Nets odds, while the over/under for total points is set at 222.5. Before making any Nets vs. Hornets picks, you'll want to see the NBA predictions and betting advice from the proven computer model at SportsLine.

The SportsLine Projection Model simulates every NBA game 10,000 times and has returned well over $10,000 in profit for $100 players on its top-rated NBA picks over the past four-plus seasons. The model enters Week 8 of the 2022-23 NBA season on a stunning 111-70 roll on all top-rated NBA picks that dates back to last season, returning more than $3,000. Anyone following it has seen huge returns.

Now, the model has set its sights on Nets vs. Hornets and just locked in its picks and NBA predictions. You can head to SportsLine now to see the model's picks. Here are several NBA odds and betting lines and trends for Hornets vs. Nets:

  • Hornets vs. Nets spread: Brooklyn -10
  • Hornets vs. Nets over/under: 222.5 points 
  • Hornets vs. Nets money line: Brooklyn -480, Charlotte +360
  • CHA: Hornets are 3-0-1 ATS in their last 4 games playing on 1 days' rest
  • BKN: Nets are 3-0-1 ATS in their last 4 games following an ATS loss
  • Hornets vs. Nets picks: See picks here
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Why the Nets can cover

Kyrie Irving is a combo guard who is an offensive assassin. Irving has outstanding ball handles and can regularly get into the paint. The Duke product is able to space the floor and be a reliable outlet from beyond the arc. The 30-year-old averages 24.4 points. 4.4 rebounds, and 4.4 assists per game. On Dec. 2, he racked up 27 points, five rebounds, and five assists. 

Center Nic Claxton is an athletic big man who plays with a high motor. Claxton has quick feet and tremendous length to defend the paint and out on the perimeter. The Georgia native constantly cuts the rim and plays very efficiently. Claxton averages 11.8 points, 8.8 rebounds, and 2.2 blocks while ranking first in the NBA in field goal percentage (73%). 

Why the Hornets can cover

Terry Rozier is a combo guard with good explosiveness. Rozier can leap over defenders and is excellent as a finisher. The Louisville product has a nice jumper from both mid-range and downtown. The 28-year-old averages 21.3 points, 4.8 rebounds, and 5.8 assists per game. Rozier has scored at least 22 points in five straight games. 

Guard Kelly Oubre Jr. is a long and athletic force in the backcourt. Oubre Jr. thrives in transition and up-tempo. The Kansas product can be aggressive with the ball in his hands and likes to slash down the lane. Additionally, Oubre Jr. has the range to space the floor. The 2015 first-round pick puts up 20.1 points and 5.3 rebounds per game. In his last contest, Oubre Jr. racked up 28 points, seven boards, and went 4-of-10 from downtown. 

How to make Hornets vs. Nets picks

SportsLine's model is leaning Over on the point total, projecting 232 combined points. The model also says one side of the spread has all the value. You can only see the model's NBA picks at SportsLine.

So who wins Nets vs. Hornets? And which side of the spread has all the value? Visit SportsLine now to see which side of the Hornets vs. Nets spread you need to jump on Wednesday, all from the model that has crushed its NBA picks, and find out.