Washington Wizards vs. Charlotte Hornets - 1/30/20 NBA Pick, Odds & Prediction

Washington Wizards vs. Charlotte Hornets - 1/30/20 NBA Pick, Odds & Prediction Photo by

Charlotte Hornets at Washington Wizards

Thursday, January 30, 2020 at 7:00 PM (Capital One Arena)

WASH -4.5 . Total 227.5 .

The Charlotte Hornets are on the road for a battle with the Washington Wizards.  The Hornets are (16-31), coming off a 97-92 win over the New York Knicks.  The Wizards are (15-31), after falling on the road to the Milwaukee Bucks, 151-131.

In the Hornets win over the Knicks, Charlotte was guided throughout the game by Terry Rozier.  Rozier registered a double-double, totaling 30 points and 10 rebounds.  The Hornets connected on 39% from the floor and 25% from 3-point range.  Charlotte was able to win this close game, due to out scoring the Knicks from the foul line, 21 to 7.  The Hornets trailed by 1 point at the half.

In the Wizards loss to the Bucks, Washington was led on offense by Bradley Beal.  Beal notched 47 points, 6 assists, while snagging a steal.  The Wizards converted on 47% from the floor and 44% from deep.  Washington allowed Milwaukee to connect on 50% from the floor.  The Wizards struggled to defend the 3, allowing the Bucks to convert 19 times from deep.  

Recent Betting Trends:

Hornets are 4-2 ATS in their last 6 games.

Hornets are 2-8 SU in their last 10 road games.

The under is 6-1 in Hornets last 7 games.

Wizards are 2-6 SU in their last 8 games.

Wizards are 1-4 SU in their last 5 games against the Southeast Division.

The over is 5-1 in Wizards last 6 games.

The Hornets have won 7 of the last 10 matchups against the Wizards.  The Hornets have had trouble scoring, averaging just over 103 per game, which ranks 30th.  The Wizards have been the opposite, Washington has had no trouble scoring against any team.  The Wizards rank 5th in offensive production, averaging almost 116 per contest.  It has been the Wizards defense that has kept Washington from winning some games.  Washington ranks 30th in scoring defense, allowing over 121 per game.  Washington should be able to out pace the Hornets offense in this one, even though the Wizards give up points at will.  Final score prediction, Washington will win and cover, 117-111. 

Chris’s Pick WASHINGTON WIZARDS -4.5 .

The pick in this article is the opinion of the writer, not a Sports Chat Place site consensus.