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NBA 2K18 prediction:Charlotte Hornets vs Denver Nuggets

The Charlotte Hornets look to have a bounce-back win in their first matchup with the Denver Nuggets, after losing to the Milwaukee Bucks.

After a tough loss on the road to the Milwaukee Bucks, the Charlotte Hornets look to their starting line-up to have a good outing against the Denver Nuggets. A positive for the game is that Michael Kidd-Gilchrist will be available in the starting line-up. He will be limited to about seven minutes per half per Head Coach Steve Clifford.

Although, the team will be without Cody Zeller, Nicolas Batum, Julyan Stone and Michael Carter-Williams who will all miss due to injury. Looking at the matchup, this will be the first meeting between the two sides this season. Charlotte has come out on top in their last two outings against Denver.
NBA 2k18 Predicts the Final Score
In this NBA 2k18 matchup that was simulated in Season mode using the “Start Today” option, the Hornets looked to have a good outing, while Kemba had an exceptional game from the three-point line.
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Hornets- 116 Nuggets- 99
Key Player Predictions

Kemba Walker: 30 PTS 4 REB 5 AST (7-13 from beyond the arc)

Dwight Howard: 11 PTS 18 REB 2 BLK

Dwayne Bacon: 8 PTS 2 REB

Frank Kaminsky: 13 PTS 7 REB 3 AST

Malik Monk: 9 PTS  3 REB 1 BLK

Marvin Williams: 7 PTS 5 REB

Jeremy Lamb: 13 PTS 8 REB 6 AST

Michael Kidd-Gilchrist: 6 PTS 4 REB 2 AST (Makes a Three on the first attempt)
Key Team Stats

Field Goals- 44/87 (50%)

Three-pointers- 12/34 (35%)

Points in the paint- 42

Bench Points- 35

Rebounds- 49

Steals -8

Blocks- 5

Time of Possession- 24:59

Based on these predictions, it can be concluded that the Hornets did a lot of good things out of this game was similar to a blowout at home. The Hornets did fairly well at home against the Atlanta Hawks, while being down twenty at one point in that game. Malik Monk will have a chance to improve his shooting tonight against Denver. Many key players who would be in the rotation are currently unable to play tonight.