Through 3 Quarters

Both the Charlotte Hornets and the Philadelphia 76ers have kept the scorekeepers busy with 190 between them three quarters in. Charlotte and Philadelphia are deadlocked at 95-95, promising an exciting conclusion.

Shooting guard Kelly Oubre Jr. has led the way so far for the Hornets, as he has 27 points in addition to four steals and four boards. The 76ers have been led by center Joel Embiid, who so far has 30 points and six assists along with nine rebounds. A double-double would be Embiid's sixth in a row.

This is the most points Philadelphia has had yet this year going into the fourth quarter.

Who's Playing

Philadelphia @ Charlotte

Current Records: Philadelphia 12-11; Charlotte 14-11

What to Know

The Charlotte Hornets have been on the wrong side of a one-way rivalry with the Philadelphia 76ers and are hoping to record their first win since Nov. 2 of 2016. Charlotte is getting right back to it as they host Philadelphia at 7 p.m. ET Dec. 6 at Spectrum Center. The Hornets need to shore up a defense that is allowing 115.84 points per matchup.

It was a close one, but on Sunday Charlotte sidestepped the Atlanta Hawks for a 130-127 victory. Power forward Miles Bridges continued his habit of dropping crazy stat lines, picking up 32 points.

Speaking of close games: Philadelphia sure made it a nail-biter, but they managed to escape with a 98-96 win over Atlanta this past Friday. The 76ers' center Joel Embiid did his thing and posted a double-double on 28 points and 12 rebounds. That makes it five consecutive games in which Embiid has had at least 12 rebounds.

The Hornets are expected to lose this next one by 7.5. They might be worth taking a chance on against the spread, however, as they are currently on a two-game streak of ATS wins.

Their wins bumped Charlotte to 14-11 and Philadelphia to 12-11. We'll see which team can carry over their success and which team inevitably falls when Charlotte and the 76ers clash.

How To Watch

  • When: Monday at 7 p.m. ET
  • Where: Spectrum Center -- Charlotte, North Carolina
  • TV: Bally Sports SE Charlotte
  • Online streaming: fuboTV (Try for free. Regional restrictions may apply.)
  • Follow: CBS Sports App
  • Ticket Cost: $7.99

Odds

The 76ers are a big 7.5-point favorite against the Hornets, according to the latest NBA odds.

The oddsmakers had a good feel for the line for this one, as the game opened with the 76ers as a 6.5-point favorite.

Over/Under: -112

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Series History

Philadelphia have won 14 out of their last 19 games against Charlotte.

  • Feb 03, 2021 - Philadelphia 118 vs. Charlotte 111
  • Jan 04, 2021 - Philadelphia 118 vs. Charlotte 101
  • Jan 02, 2021 - Philadelphia 127 vs. Charlotte 112
  • Nov 10, 2019 - Philadelphia 114 vs. Charlotte 106
  • Mar 19, 2019 - Philadelphia 118 vs. Charlotte 114
  • Nov 17, 2018 - Philadelphia 122 vs. Charlotte 119
  • Nov 09, 2018 - Philadelphia 133 vs. Charlotte 132
  • Oct 27, 2018 - Philadelphia 105 vs. Charlotte 103
  • Apr 01, 2018 - Philadelphia 119 vs. Charlotte 102
  • Mar 19, 2018 - Philadelphia 108 vs. Charlotte 94
  • Mar 06, 2018 - Philadelphia 128 vs. Charlotte 114
  • Mar 02, 2018 - Philadelphia 110 vs. Charlotte 99
  • Feb 13, 2017 - Philadelphia 105 vs. Charlotte 99
  • Jan 13, 2017 - Philadelphia 102 vs. Charlotte 93
  • Nov 02, 2016 - Charlotte 109 vs. Philadelphia 93
  • Apr 01, 2016 - Charlotte 100 vs. Philadelphia 91
  • Mar 29, 2016 - Charlotte 100 vs. Philadelphia 85
  • Mar 02, 2016 - Charlotte 119 vs. Philadelphia 99
  • Nov 20, 2015 - Charlotte 113 vs. Philadelphia 88

Injury Report for Charlotte

  • Ish Smith: Out (Covid-19)
  • Mason Plumlee: Out (Covid-19)
  • Terry Rozier: Out (Covid-19)
  • Jalen McDaniels: Out (Covid-19)
  • LaMelo Ball: Out (Covid-19)

Injury Report for Philadelphia

  • Grant Riller: Out (Shoulder)
  • Tyrese Maxey: Out (Illness)