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LA Clippers vs Charlotte Hornets: NBA 2021 Head-to-Head | Predictions | Preview

The LA Clippers are set to lock horns with Charlotte Hornets on Thursday night in an attempt to finish with the maximum points.

The postseason is just around the corner and every team is trying to push their limits to make the extra mile. As the 2020-21 regular season ends, the top-ranked teams will be cementing their spots in the playoffs, while a lot of teams are struggling to keep up.

LA Clippers vs Charlotte Hornets: Head-to-Head record

  • The two sides have played each other on 59 occasions in the past. 
  • The Clippers have triumphed on 34 occasions, while the Hornets have been the better side 25 times.
  • Last time out, it was the Clippers who came on top and beat the Hornets.

LA Clippers Current Form

The Clippers haven't been at their usual best this season but they would be hoping that they find their form as the postseason approaches. Their latest game was against Toronto Raptors, which they won comfortably 115-96.

Kawhi Leonard, Paul George, Ivica Zubac were some key players on the night. Coming to the scenario of playing against the Eastern Conference sides, the Clippers have a record of 27 wins and 13 losses. 

The team is better at home, but the margin is tight, with the Clippers losing just three more games than they have succumbed in at home.

Clippers have won in 46 games, with 23 losses overall. 

LA Clippers Injuries

Amir Coffey is out due to COVID-19, while Serge Ibaka is out of contention due to a back problem.

Charlotte Hornets Current Form

Hornets are one of the sides to participate in the NBA's first-ever play-in tournament. As things stand, they are currently sitting eighth and are on equal terms with the Indiana Pacers.

The Hornets tasted defeat in their last clash against Denver Nuggets but they still had a lot of positives to take from the match. Miles Bridge, Gordon Hayward have been crucial stars of the side.

The Hornets currently hold a record of 33-36 but it is still better than their last season. They possess a decent record at home, the Spectrum Centre. The Hornets are eighth in the Eastern Conference and are chasing Boston Celtics for the seventh seed.

Charlotte Hornets Injuries

Gordon Hayward is a doubt due to a foot injury. Caleb Martin is sidelined due to a thumb injury while Cody Martin has an ankle problem. Miles Bridges is also sidelined due to COVID-19.

LA Clippers vs Charlotte Hornets: Live Steam Options

The game will be available for Livestreaming on NBA TV. 

The live telecast of the game can also be viewed on national television on broadcast channels like ABC, cable networks ESPN and TNT.

LA Clippers vs Charlotte Hornets Prediction

This will hopefully be a nail-biting contest in an attempt to finish in the best possible positions in their respective Conferences.

The Clippers are in a better position comparatively and it seems Hornets will have to do a lot to stop them from winning.

Sportco predicts the Charlotte Hornets to win tonight's game against the Los Angeles Clippers.

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