Hornets vs. Cavaliers NBA Preview (3/25/24): Odds, Lineups & Injuries

Written By Editorial Team on March 25, 2024
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Hornets Vs. Cavs Preview

The Charlotte Hornets travel to play the Cleveland Cavaliers on March 25 at 7:00 p.m. ET at Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse. The game will not be nationally televised. Key betting odds include a point spread of -12.0 and an over/under of 205.5 points.

Hornets vs. Cavaliers pregame odds

NBA betting odds for tonight’s game have the Cavaliers as a heavy home favorite. Both teams enter this one looking to snap losing streaks. Charlotte is on a four-game skid and Cleveland has lost three straight. Current odds at Massachusetts sportsbooks are as follows.

  • DraftKings: Cavaliers -12, over/under 205.5
  • FanDuel: Cavaliers -12, over/under 205.5
  • Caesars: Cavaliers -12, over/under 205.5
  • BetMGM: Cavaliers -11.5, over/under 205.5

Odds are subject to change and may vary between sportsbooks for the Hornets vs. Cavaliers. 

Hornets vs. Cavaliers projected starting lineups (3/25/24)

Charlotte Hornets starting lineup tonight

  • PG: Vasilije Micic
  • SG: Tre Mann
  • SF: Brandon Miller
  • PF: Miles Bridges
  • C: Nick Richards

Cleveland Cavaliers starting lineup tonight

  • PG: Darius Garland
  • SG: Caris Levert
  • SF: Isaac Okoro
  • PF: Evan Mobley
  • C: Jarrett Allen

Projected starting lineups & injuries for each team are provided by Sportsdata. 

Hornets vs. Cavaliers injuries for tonight’s game

For the Hornets, Seth Curry (Ankle), Cody Martin (Ankle), LaMelo Ball (Ankle), and Mark Williams (Back) are out. JT Thor (Shoulder) is probable. Evan Mobley returned for the Cavaliers on Sunday after a nine-game absence due to an ankle injury. Donovan Mitchell (Nose), and Ty Jerome (Ankle) are out, while Dean Wade (Knee), and Max Strus (Knee) are game-time decisions.

Team standings and stats for Monday’s game

The Cavaliers continue to battle for playoff positioning as they get set to host a Hornets team that has already been eliminated from the race.

Charlotte Hornets team stats ahead of tonight’s game

The Hornets have 17-53, ranking them 13th in the Eastern Conference. Charlotte is 2-8 over the last 10 games and riding a four-game losing streak. Last time out, they fell on the road to the Atlanta Hawks 132-91. Here’s where the Hornets rank in key stats on the season:

  • Points per game: 106.4 (29th)
  • Points allowed per game: 116.9 (20th)
  • Rebounds: 40.9 (29th)
  • Assists: 24.5 (28th)
  • FG%: 45.7 (28th)
  • 3PT%: 35.1 (26th)

Cleveland Cavaliers team stats ahead of tonight’s game

The Cavaliers hold a record of 43-28, which ranks third in the Eastern Conference. Cleveland is 3-7 over the last ten games. On Sunday, the team dropped a 121-84 road decision to the Miami Heat. Before that, they took a 104-91 loss to the Timberwolves on Friday. Key team stats for the Cavaliers include:

  • Points per game: 112.6 (20th)
  • Points allowed per game: 109.5 (6th)
  • Rebounds: 44.0 (13th)
  • Assists: 27.6 (10th)
  • FG%: 47.7 (14th)
  • 3PT%: 36.4 (16th)

Player Stats for Hornets vs. Cavaliers on March 25

The Hornets enter tonight’s game ranked 29th in the league in points per game, while the Cavaliers are 6th in points allowed.

Charlotte Hornets leaders before tonight’s game

Here are the Hornets’ leaders from their recent game vs. the Atlanta Hawks:

  • Miles Bridges (SF): 27 PTS, 5 RBS, 0 ASTS
  • Brandon Miller (SF): 13 PTS, 2 RBS, 1 AST
  • Nick Richards (C): 12 PTS, 16 RBS, 1 AST
  • Tre Mann (PG): 9 PTS, 3 RBS, 9 ASTS
  • Aleksej Pokusevski (PF): 9 PTS, 5 RBS, 4 ASTS

Below are the season leaders for the Hornets heading into tonight’s game:

  • LaMelo Ball (PG): 23.9 PTS, 5.1 RBS, 8.0 ASTS
  • Miles Bridges (SF): 21.3 PTS, 7.5 RBS, 3.3 ASTS
  • Brandon Miller (SF): 16.6 PTS, 4.2 RBS, 2.4 ASTS
  • Grant Williams (PF): 13.2 PTS, 5.0 RBS, 2.3 ASTS
  • Mark Williams (C): 12.7 PTS, 9.7 RBS, 1.2 ASTS

Cleveland Cavaliers leaders before tonight’s game

Here are the top Cavaliers players from their recent game against the Heat:

  • Evan Mobley (PF): 15 PTS, 4 RBS, 1 AST
  • Darius Garland (PG): 9 PTS, 3 RBS, 3 ASTS
  • Jarrett Allen (C): 9 PTS, 4 RBS, 3 ASTS
  • Craig Porter Jr. (PG): 8 PTS, 4 RBS, 4 ASTS
  • Marcus Morris Sr. (PF): 7 PTS, 2 RBS, 2 ASTS

Below are the Cavaliers’ season leaders heading into tonight’s game:

  • Donovan Mitchell (SG): 27.4 PTS, 5.3 RBS, 6.1 ASTS
  • Darius Garland (PG): 18.5 PTS, 2.5 RBS, 6.2 ASTS
  • Jarrett Allen (C): 16.2 PTS, 10.7 RBS, 2.7 ASTS
  • Evan Mobley (PF): 15.6 PTS, 10.1 RBS, 3.0 ASTS
  • Caris LeVert (SF): 13.8 PTS, 4.0 RBS, 5.2 ASTS
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