Wizards vs. Hornets - 4/10/16 NBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Charlotte Hornets (46-33) at Washington Wizards (38-41)
NBA Basketball: Sunday, April 10, 2016 at 12:00 pm (Verizon Center)
The Line: Washington Wizards +5 -- Over/Under: 207.5 See the Latest Odds
TV: NBATV, CSNB
The Charlotte Hornets and Washington Wizards clash Sunday afternoon at the Verizon Center.
The Charlotte Hornets look to keep rolling after winning 10 of their last 15 games. The Charlotte Hornets are averaging 103.2 points on 43.8 percent shooting and allowing 100.5 points on 44.4 percent shooting. Kemba Walker is averaging 21.1 points and 4.5 assists while Nicolas Batum is averaging 15.1 points and 6.2 rebounds. Jeremy Lin is dishing three assists and Marvin Williams is grabbing 6.5 rebounds. The Charlotte Hornets are shooting 36.1 percent from beyond the arc and 79 percent from the free throw line. The Hornets are allowing 34.9 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 43.9 rebounds per game. The Charlotte Hornets have won five of their last eight road games. Jeremy Lamb is questionable with a toe injury.
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The Washington Wizards could use a win after losing six of their last nine games. The Washington Wizards are averaging 103.7 points on 45.9 percent shooting and allowing 104.7 points on 46.4 percent shooting. Bradley Beal is averaging 17.7 points and three assists while Marcin Gortat is averaging 13.4 points and 9.9 rebounds. Markieff Morris is grabbing six rebounds and Otto Porter Jr. is dishing 1.7 assists. The Washington Wizards are shooting 35.7 percent from beyond the arc and 73.2 percent from the free throw line. The Wizards are allowing 37.2 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 41.6 rebounds per game. The Washington Wizards have won four of their last six home games. John Wall is doubtful with a knee injury.
The Hornets are 1-6 ATS in their last 7 games playing on 1 days rest and 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games overall. The Wizards are 5-2-1 ATS in their last 8 Sunday games and 3-7 ATS in their last 10 games following a straight up loss. The Hornets are 4-1 ATS in the last 5 meetings in Washington and 7-3 ATS in the last 10 meetings overall.
The Charlotte Hornets are still fighting for home court in the first round of the playoffs, while the Wizards just can't wait for this disaster season to finally finish. Without Wall, Washington has no chance in this game.