Nuggets vs. Hornets odds, line, spread: 2020 NBA picks, March 5 predictions from advanced computer model

The Denver Nuggets will take on the Charlotte Hornets at 7 p.m. ET Thursday at Spectrum Center. Charlotte is 21-40 overall and 9-20 at home, while Denver is 41-20 overall and 17-12 on the road. The Nuggets have won three of their past five games. Denver is favored by 7.5 points in the latest Hornets vs. Nuggets odds, and the over-under is set at 208. Before entering any Nuggets vs. Hornets picks, be sure to see the NBA predictions from the model at SportsLine.

The SportsLine Projection Model simulates every NBA game 10,000 times, and it’s already returned almost $4,000 in profit on all top-rated NBA picks during the 2019-20 season. It also entered Week 20 a blistering 49-31 on all top-rated NBA spread picks this season. Anybody who has followed it has seen huge returns.

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

  • Hornets vs. Nuggets spread: Hornets +7.5
  • Hornets vs. Nuggets over-under: 208 points
  • Hornets vs. Nuggets money line: Charlotte 364, Denver -477

What you need to know about Hornets

The Hornets were just a bucket short of a win on Tuesday and fell 104-103 to the San Antonio Spurs. Charlotte was up 36-19 at the end of the first quarter but couldn’t hold on to the lead. The top scorers for the Hornets were Terry Rozier (20 points) and P.J. Washington (19 points). Charlotte committed 17 turnovers in the defeat. The Hornets blew a 17-point lead in the loss. 

Devonte’ Graham missed the game with an ankle injury and is questionable for Thursday. 

What you need to know about Nuggets

Denver ended up a good deal behind the Golden State Warriors when they played on Tuesday, losing 116-100. Paul Millsap (18 points), Will Barton (18 points), Mason Plumlee (16 points), and Nikola Jokic (16 points) were the top scorers for Denver. The Nuggets squandered a 15-point lead in the loss. They have averaged more than 16 turnovers in their past five games. 

How to make Nuggets vs. Hornets picks

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

So who wins Nuggets vs. Hornets? And which side of the spread hits in over 60 percent of simulations? Visit SportsLine now to find out which side of the Hornets vs. Nuggets spread you need to jump on Thursday, all from the model that has crushed its NBA picks.

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