Charlotte Hornets at Washington Wizards
Friday, November 22, 2019 at 7:00 PM (Capital One Arena)
The Charlotte Hornets hit the road for a contest with the Washington Wizards. The Hornets are (6-9) on the year, coming off a 101-91 loss to the Brooklyn Nets. The Wizards are (4-8), after beating the Spurs, 138-132.
In the Hornets loss to the Nets, Charlotte was guided by Terry Rozier. Rozier was 5 of 14 from the floor, totaling 18 points in the game. The Hornets shot 37% from the floor and 33% from 3-point range. The Nets out rebounded the Hornets 65 to 50, while the hornets gave up 13 offensive boards. Charlotte had 17 assists to 16 turnovers on the day. The game was in reach for the Hornets from start to finish, never trailing by more then 12 points.
During the Wizards win over the Spurs, Washington was led offensively by Bradley Beal. Beal connected on 14 of his 24 attempts from the floor, registering 33 points and passing out 4 helpers. The Wizards trailed by 6 points at the half, 69-63. The Wizards nearly shot 60% from the floor, finishing just over 58% for the game. Washington shot a sizzling 60% from the 3-point range, converting on 18 of their 30 attempts. The Wizards led by 12 points in the game.
Recent Betting Trends:
Hornets are 9-3 ATS in their last 12 road games.
Hornets are 21-8-1 ATS in their last 30 Friday games.
The under is 4-1 in Hornets last 6 Friday games.
Wizards are 3-0-1 ATS in their last 4 games overall.
Wizards are 2-8-1 ATS in their last 11 vs. Eastern Conference.
The over is 4-0 in Wizards last 4 overall.
The home team is 7-3 ATS in their last 10 meetings. It looks like the Wizards have been starting to get the offense figured out in their last 4 games, totaling 133, 137, 121, and 138 in that stretch. The Wizards offense during this stretch, has bumped their offensive point total average per game to the best in the league. The Wizards are averaging over 119 per game, while the hornets are scoring just 105 on average. The Wizards defense does need to get better, because as fast as Washington scores, their opponent is putting up points just as quick. Washington is giving up 121 per game, which ranks 30th. I like the Wizards to cover and get a win at home, behind the great play of Bradley Beal.