Don’t miss out on the NBA showdown between the Wizards and Hornets. The game is starting at 7:00 ET on BSSE, and it’s hosted by the Hornets at Spectrum Center in Charlotte, NC. Get ready to place your bets! The over/under for this matchup is currently set at 240.5 points and the Hornets are the favorite to win at home vs. the Wizards.
WASHINGTON WIZARDS VS CHARLOTTE HORNETS BETTING PICK
The Pick: Washington Wizards +3
This game will be played at Spectrum Center at 7:00 ET on Wednesday, November 8th.
WHY BET THE WASHINGTON WIZARDS:
- We have this one finishing with a projected score of 105-101 in favor of the Wizards.
- Our projections have Kyle Kuzma finishing with Kyle Kuzma points, 5 rebounds and 2 assists.
- From the field, we have the Wizards finishing with a field goal percentage of 48.2% and knocking down 12 threes.
Is a Road Win Possible for Washington?
As they prepare to face off against the Hornets, the Wizards are 1-5 overall and are looking to snap a four game losing streak. In their six games, the Wizards have gone 0-5 against Eastern Conference teams and 1-0 in non-conference action.
For the season, Washington maintains an ATS record of .500, currently standing at 3-3 ATS. When playing on the road, the Wizards hold an ATS record of 2-2 in contrast to a 1-1 record against the spread when playing at home.
Coming off their recent game, the Wizards offense tallied 128 points in a matchup against the 76ers. Their field goal percentage for the game was 51%, and they made 14 threes. Coming into the game, the Wizards offense has strugled with their outside shot this season, hitting threes at a rate of just 35%. On average, they get up 34.7 three-point attempts per game and are averaging 15.3 made free-throws.
At this time, the Wizards’ defense is positioned 30thth in the NBA, permitting 128.7 points per game. Washington’s defense has been playing well, ranking 30thth in the NBA with 128.7 points allowed per game.
Can Charlotte Lock in a Home Win?
The Hornets will face the Wizards bringing in an overall record of 2-4 and a 1-2 record over their previous three games. On the road this season, the Hornets have posted a 1-2 record, whereas they have a 1-2 record at home.
The Hornets have successfully covered the spread in their last two games and hold an overall ATS record of 3-3. On the road, the Hornets have an ATS record of 2-1 compared to a 1-2 record vs. the spread at home.
The Hornets’ offense wrapped up their last game with 118 points, aligning closely with their current season average of 116.3 points per contest. Offensively, the Hornets hold a season-long field goal percentage of 48%, placing them 28th in the national rankings. When it comes to three-pointers, they are ranked 29th in terms of percentage and 27th in three-pointers made.
At this time, the Hornets’ defense is positioned 27thth in the NBA, permitting 121.7 points per game. So far this season, the Hornets defense has been performing well, ranking 27thth in the NBA at 121.7 points allowed per contest.