Washington Wizards at Charlotte Hornets
Tuesday, December 10, 2019 at 7:00 PM (Spectrum Center)
Washington Wizards -1.5 . Total 232.0 Click to Get Latest Betting Odds
The Washington Wizards are on the road for a contest with the Charlotte Hornets. The Wizards are (7-15), after falling 135-119 to the Los Angeles Clippers. The Hornets are (9-16), coming off a 122-107 loss to the Atlanta Hawks.
In the Wizards loss to the Clippers, Washington was guided by Davis Bertans. Bertans connected on 7 of 13 attempts from the floor, hitting on 5 of 6 foul shots, registering 25 points. The Wizards shot 45% from the floor and 42% from 3-point range. Washington got out rebounded 61 to 45 in the loss. The Clippers had 8 more shot attempts then the Wizards did and shot 52% from the floor. The Wizards had 28 assists to just 14 turnovers.
In the Hornets loss to the Hawks, Charlottes was led throughout the game by PJ Washington. Washington converted on 3 of 6 from the floor, while sinking 12 of 13 from the foul line, totaling 20 points and 8 rebounds. The Hornets shot 40% from the floor and 35% from 3-point range. The difference in the game came from behind the arch. The Hornets 3-point defense allowed the Hawks to make 7 more 3's. Atlanta out scored Charlotte from deep, 54 to 33. The Hornets led by 2 points at the half.
Recent Betting Trends:
Wizards are 3-6 ATS in their last 9 games.
Wizards are 4-2 ATS in their last 6 games against the Charlotte.
The over is 4-1 in Wizards last 5 vs the Southeast division.
Hornets are 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games.
Hornets are 4-10 ATS in their last 14 games played in December.
The under is 4-1 in Hornets last 5 games at home.
The Wizards have lost 2 in a row and 5 of their last 6 games. The Hornets have also lost 2 in a row, but only 4 of 5. The Wizards have one of the better offense's in the league, averaging over 118 per game, which ranks 3rd. The issue has been the defense for the Wizards, as Washington is giving up 122.5 per game, ranking 30th in the league. The Hornets are giving up almost 113 per game when at home. The Hornets have not been great offensively, but should be able to find some more space against Washington. The Wizards will be find offensively, but Charlotte should be able to do enough on offense to push this total over. Final score prediction, Washington will win and the total goes over, 121-117.