The Boston Celtics had a player reach the 50-point mark in their last game as Jayson Tatum scored a season-high 54 in Sunday’s win against Brooklyn. The Charlotte Hornets had an opponent hit the plateau on Tuesday as Kyrie Irving of the Nets registered 50 in his team’s victory. Charlotte (32-34) hopes for a better defensive effort when it hosts Tatum and the Celtics (39-27) on Wednesday. Boston has won three straight contests and 16 of its last 19, while the Hornets have lost six of their last nine.
Tip-off at the Spectrum Center is scheduled for 7 p.m. ET. Boston is a 7.5-point favorite in the latest Celtics vs. Hornets odds from Caesars Sportsbook, while the over-under for total points scored is 226. Before making any Hornets vs. Celtics picks, be sure to see the NBA predictions and betting advice from SportsLine’s proven computer model.
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Celtics vs. Hornets spread: Boston -7.5Celtics vs. Hornets over-under: 226 pointsCeltics vs. Hornets money line: Boston -320, Charlotte +250BOS: The Celtics are 9-3 against the spread in their last 12 games at CharlotteCHA: The Hornets are 2-10-1 in their last 13 home contests
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