Charlotte puts home win streak on the line against Philadelphia

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Philadelphia 76ers (12-11, ninth in the Eastern Conference) vs. Charlotte Hornets (14-11, sixth in the Eastern Conference)

Charlotte, North Carolina; Monday, 7 p.m. EST

FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Hornets -5.5

BOTTOM LINE: Charlotte hosts Philadelphia aiming to extend its five-game home winning streak.

The Hornets have gone 10-6 against Eastern Conference opponents. Charlotte ranks third in the NBA with 26.3 assists per game led by LaMelo Ball averaging 8.3.

The 76ers are 7-7 in Eastern Conference play. Philadelphia ranks seventh in the Eastern Conference shooting 35.7% from 3-point range.

TOP PERFORMERS: Ball is averaging 20 points, 7.7 rebounds, 8.3 assists and 1.9 steals for the Hornets. Kelly Oubre Jr. is averaging 18.7 points over the last 10 games for Charlotte.

Tyrese Maxey is averaging 17.2 points and 4.9 assists for the 76ers. Seth Curry is averaging 15.9 points and 2.3 rebounds while shooting 45.5% over the last 10 games for Philadelphia.

LAST 10 GAMES: Hornets: 6-4, averaging 118.8 points, 43.2 rebounds, 26.8 assists, 8.1 steals and 6.5 blocks per game while shooting 47.7% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 117.0 points per game.

76ers: 4-6, averaging 101.6 points, 43.5 rebounds, 21.0 assists, 8.3 steals and 5.5 blocks per game while shooting 43.0% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 105.6 points.

INJURIES: Hornets: LaMelo Ball: out (health and safety protocols), Mason Plumlee: out (health and safety protocols), Terry Rozier: out (health and safety protocols).

76ers: Ben Simmons: out (back), Grant Riller: day to day (shoulder), Tobias Harris: day to day (illness).

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The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.

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