Washington Wizards (4-6) vs. Charlotte Hornets (3-7)
November 7, 2022 7:00 pm EDT
The Line: Charlotte Hornets -3; Over/Under: +220.5
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The Washington Wizards and Charlotte Hornets meet Monday in NBA action at the Spectrum Center. The Washington Wizards need a win after losing 5 of their last 6 games. The Charlotte Hornets look to snap a 4-game losing streak.
The Washington Wizards are averaging 108 points on 47 percent shooting and allowing 113.2 points on 46.5 percent shooting. Bradley Beal is averaging 21.6 points and 3.6 rebounds, while Kristaps Porzingis is averaging 20.2 points and 2.1 assists. Kyle Kuzma is the third double-digit scorer, and Rui Hachimura is grabbing 5.3 rebounds. The Washington Wizards are shooting 32.7 percent from beyond the arc and 81.5 percent from the free throw line. The Washington Wizards are allowing 41.3 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 42.9 rebounds per game.
The Charlotte Hornets are averaging 113.4 points on 46.1 percent shooting and allowing 114.5 points on 45.3 percent shooting. Terry Rozier is averaging 23.5 points and 7 rebounds, while Gordon Hayward is averaging 17.4 points and 4.3 rebounds. Kelly Oubre Jr. is the third double-digit scorer and P.J. Washington is grabbing 4.8 rebounds. The Charlotte Hornets are shooting 36.8 percent from beyond the arc and 70.9 percent from the free throw line. The Charlotte Hornets are allowing 31.8 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 46.1 rebounds per game.
The Wizards are 5-11 ATS in their last 16 road games and 17-35-2 ATS in their last 54 games overall. The Hornets are 1-5 ATS in their last 6 Monday games and 0-3-1 ATS in their last 4 games overall. The over is 7-3 in Wizards last 10 Monday games. The under is 4-1-1 in Hornets last 6 overall. The Wizards are 0-4 ATS in the last 4 meetings in Charlotte and 1-6 ATS in the last 7 meetings.
The Charlotte Hornets have the rest advantage, they’re at home, and the return of Rozier is huge. The Washington Wizards are on the end of a back to back and not having Beal makes things that much worse. There’s no excuse for the Hornets in this spot if we’re being honest. I’ll lay the bucket with the home team.