Charlotte Hornets vs Washington Wizards 11/22/2019 NBA Previews and Prediction
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Charlotte Hornets vs Washington Wizards 11/22/2019 – The Washington Wizards (4-8) will look to sustain their high-octane offense on Friday, as they face a team that is having trouble outgunning opponents this season, the Charlotte Hornets (6-9). This is the first confrontation between two Southeast Division rivals. Las Vegas betting lines are auguring well for the home team as the Wizards will enter the ballgame with just a 6-point handicap.
Charlotte Hornets vs Washington Wizards 11/22/2019
Charlotte Hornets vs Washington Wizards 11/22/2019 Betting Odds
Charlotte Hornets Betting
After receiving a 132-96 beat down at the hands of the Toronto Raptors, the Hornets suffered 91-101 loss to the Kyrie Irving-less Brooklyn Nets on Wednesday. Devonte Graham fired four three-pointers en route to 17 points with 6 assists. He became only the fourth different player in NBA history to record 50 three-pointers and 100 assists through the first 15 games of the season, joining Baron Davis, Stephen Curry, and James Harden. Still, his production proved not enough as the Hornets continue to struggle from the field, shooting a season-low 37 percent FG against Brooklyn.
Players to Watch: Devonte’ Graham (18.2 PPG, 3.4 RPG, 6.9 APG), Terry Rozier (16.5 PPG, 4.1 RPG, 4.5 APG), P.J. Washington (12.0 PPG, 5.3 RPG, 1.5 APG)
Washington Wizards Betting
Without John Wall, the Washington Wizards have turned into a high-scoring team with a really productive bench. Bradley Beal tallied his seventh 30-point game of the season as he finished with 33 points on 14-for-24 shooting in a 138-132 win over the San Antonio Spurs on Wednesday. Washington also got big games from Davis Bertans (21 points), Ish Smith (21 points) and Mo Wagner (13 points), who have all been steady off the bench during the three-game stretch.
Players to Watch: Bradley Beal (30.3 PPG, 4.7 RPG, 6.7 APG), Thomas Bryant (14.1 PPG, 8.7 RPG, 2.8 APG), Rui Hachimura (13.2 PPG, 5.7 RPG, 1.8 APG)
Charlotte Hornets vs Washington Wizards 11/22/2019 Betting Numbers
Charlotte are 2-6 SU in their last 8 games.
Washington are 8-3-1 ATS in their last 12 games.
Ian Mahinmi C Achilles is out indefinitely
Charlotte Hornets vs Washington Wizards Betting Picks
NBA basketball lines tip: the Hornets failed to score more than 100 points in their last two games, showing signs that this team really need another scoring threat next to Devonte Graham and Terry Rozier. If they want to get a win over Wizards, everything should start with their defense, which should limit the Wizards’ output down to 90s or low 100s.
Moneyline: The Hornets are 3-0 over the Wizards in their last three games. They are also 5-8 when entering as underdogs.
ATS: The Hornets’ winning margin in those three wins vs. Wizards is 7 points. With Charlotte coming in as 6-points underdogs, there’s an opportunity for the road team to snatch at least an ATS win.
TOTALs: The total for this game will go OVER 231 points. The Hornets are just averaging 104 points per game, but the Wizards are lighting up the league with 119 points per contest. Washington also scored at least 130 points in three of their last four games.
Score Prediction: 120-117 Hornets