Hornets vs. Wizards - 2/6/16 NBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Washington Wizards (21-26) at Charlotte Hornets (24-25)
NBA Basketball: Saturday, February 6, 2016 at 7:00 pm (Time Warner Cable Arena)
The Line: Charlotte Hornets -4.5 -- Over/Under: 209 See the Latest Odds
The Washington Wizards and Charlotte Hornets meet Saturday night at the Time Warner Cable Arena.
The Washington Wizards need a win after losing five of their last seven games. The Washington Wizards are averaging 102.6 points on 45.6 percent shooting and allowing 105.6 points on 47.1 percent shooting. John Wall is averaging 19.9 points and 9.8 assists while Bradley Beal is averaging 18.1 points and 3.9 rebounds. Marcin Gortat is grabbing 9.8 rebounds and Otto Porter Jr. is dishing two assists. The Washington Wizards are shooting 36.3 percent from beyond the arc and 75.6 percent from the free throw line. The Wizards are allowing 39 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 39.8 rebounds per game. The Washington Wizards have won four of their last six road games.
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The Charlotte Hornets look for another win after winning six of their last 10 games. The Charlotte Hornets are averaging 101.7 points on 42.7 percent shooting and allowing 101.2 points on 44.6 percent shooting. Nicolas Batum is averaging 14.5 points and 6.3 rebounds while Michael Kidd-Gilchrist is averaging 14.3 points and 10.7 rebounds. Jeremy Lin is dishing 3.3 assists and Marvin Williams is grabbing 6.7 rebounds. The Charlotte Hornets are shooting 34.8 percent from beyond the arc and 78.8 percent from the free throw line. The Hornets are allowing 35.8 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 44 rebounds per game. The Charlotte Hornets have won four of their last six home games.
The Wizards are 8-1 ATS in their last 9 Saturday games and 6-13 ATS in their last 19 games playing on 0 days rest. The Hornets are 2-6 ATS in their last 8 games playing on 0 days rest and 5-2 ATS in their last 7 games overall. The Wizards are 2-5 ATS in the last 7 meetings in Charlotte and 2-7 ATS in the last 9 meetings overall.
The Hornets will be eager to bounce back after a toss loss to the Heat, and I still don't trust or like this Wizards team. I'll take the Hornets at home for the reasonable chalk.