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Washington Wizards vs Charlotte Hornets 11/17/2021 NBA Picks and Previews

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Washington Wizards vs Charlotte Hornets 11-17-2021 NBA Picks and Previews

Washington Wizards vs Charlotte Hornets 11/17/2021 – The Washington Wizards are on a five-game winning streak and they intend to keep the fire burning as the best team in the NBA Eastern Conference. Their next opponents are the young Charlotte Hornets this coming Wednesday, November 17. Both teams are set to meet at the Spectrum Center in Charlotte, North Carolina and they will air the game live on Bally Sports SE-CHA at exactly 7:00 p.m. Eastern Time. NBA League Pass subscribers can enjoy the game through an online live stream. It is seen in NBA betting odds that the Charlotte Hornets will be the streak busters to the Washington Wizards.

Washington Wizards vs Charlotte Hornets 11/17/2021

When: November 17, 2021 7:00 PM ET
Where: Spectrum Center, Charlotte, North Carolina
TV: Bally Sports SE-CHA
Stream: NBA League Pass

Washington Wizards vs Charlotte Hornets 11/17/2021 Betting Odds
Team SP/RL TOTAL ML
Washington Wizards +2.5 (-109) 213.5 o (-115) +110
Charlotte Hornets -2.5 (-109) 213.5 u (-105) -133
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Washington Wizards Betting

The Washington Wizards find themselves on top of the NBA Eastern Conference standings and they are half a game above the Chicago Bulls. During their five-game winning streak, they were able to pick up wins against the Memphis Grizzlies, Milwaukee Bucks, Cleveland Cavaliers, Orlando Magic and the most recent was the New Orleans Pelicans. Spencer Dinwiddie took over while Bradley Beal was injured and he fired 27 points along with nine assists and five rebounds. There is no confirmation yet if the Wizards’ best scorer will be playing in this upcoming matchup.

Players to watch: B. Beal SG 10 GP 10 GS 36 MIN 23.3 PTS 0.8 OR 4.7 DR 5.5 REB 5.6 AST 1.2 STL 0.5 BLK 4 TO 2 PF 1.4 AST/TO 16.26 PER

M. Harrell C 13 GP 2 GS 28.5 MIN 18 PTS 2.2 OR 6.3 DR 8.5 REB 2.5 AST 0.6 STL 1 BLK 1.2 TO 2.2 PF 2.1 AST/TO 28.35 PER

S. Dinwiddie PG 12 GP 12 GS 29.9 MIN 17 PTS 0.8 OR 4.7 DR 5.5 REB 6 AST 0.4 STL 0.3 BLK 1.8 TO 2.3 PF 3.4 AST/TO 19.88 PER.

Charlotte Hornets Betting

The Charlotte Hornets are just above the .500 mark with their record at 8-7. They climbed up to that record by winning three consecutive matches. Among the teams that they defeated in that streak were the Memphis Grizzlies, New York Knicks and the most recent were the league-leading Golden State Warriors. Three players scored above 20 points and they were Terry Rozier, Miles Bridges and sophomore guard LaMelo Ball. Cody Martin also contributed to the win coming off the bench with 12 points while Kelly Oubre Jr. chipped in with 10 points. Gordon Hayward struggled but managed to finish with 10 as well.

Players to Watch: M. Bridges SF 15 GP 15 GS 36.6 MIN 21.5 PTS 1.5 OR 5.9 DR 7.3 REB 3.5 AST 1.7 STL 0.9 BLK 1.6 TO 2.7 PF 2.2 AST/TO 19.35 PER

L. Ball PG 15 GP 15 GS 32.3 MIN 19.3 PTS 1.4 OR 6.1 DR 7.5 REB 7.1 AST 2.1 STL 0.4 BLK 2.9 TO 3.3 PF 2.5 AST/TO 21.08 PER

G. Hayward SF 15 GP 15 GS 35.3 MIN 18.3 PTS 0.7 OR 4.1 DR 4.9 REB 3.7 AST 0.7 STL 0.3 BLK 2.3 TO 1.7 PF 1.6 AST/TO 15.60 PER.

Washington Wizards vs Charlotte Hornets 11/17/2021 Betting Numbers

Trends

Washington Wizards

Washington are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Washington’s last 6 games.
Washington are 5-0 SU in their last 5 games.
Washington are 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games against Charlotte.
Wizards are 3-6 SU in their last 9 games against Charlotte.
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Washington’s last 6 games on the road.
Washington are 0-7 SU in their last 7 games when playing on the road against Charlotte.
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Washington’s last 5 games this season.
Washington are 6-2 SU in their last 8 games against an opponent in the Eastern Conference conference.
Washington are 5-2 ATS in their last 7 games against an opponent in the Southeast Division division.

Charlotte Hornets

The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Charlotte’s last 5 games against Washington.
The total has gone OVER in 8 of Charlotte’s last 12 games at home.
Charlotte are 7-0 SU in their last 7 games when playing at home against Washington.
The total has gone OVER in 9 of Charlotte’s last 13 games against an opponent in the Eastern Conference conference.
Charlotte are 11-4 ATS in their last 15 games against an opponent in the Southeast Division division.
Hornets are 5-11 SU in their last 16 games played in November.
Charlotte are 14-6 ATS in their last 20 games when playing as the favourite.

Injuries

Washington Wizards

Bradley Beal SG Personal is upgraded to probable Wednesday vs Charlotte
Davis Bertans PF Ankle is out indefinitely
Thomas Bryant C Knee is downgraded to OUT Wednesday vs Charlotte
Rui Hachimura PF Personal is out indefinitely

Charlotte Hornets

Gordon Hayward SF Hamstring is probable Wednesday vs Washington
PJ Washington SF Elbow is out indefinitely

Head-to-Head
Washington Wizards Charlotte Hornets
9-4-2 Against the Spread 8-7-2
4-9-2 Straight Up 9-6-2
108 Points per Game 113
104 Points Allowed per Game 115
46.22 Offensive FG% 44.82
79.27 Offensive FT% 73.35
33.66 Offensive 3PT% 37.29
42.44 Defensive FG% 46.45
80.35 Defensive FT% 78.13
30.73 Defensive 3PT% 34.28

Washington Wizards vs Charlotte Hornets Betting Picks

The Charlotte Hornets are expected to capitalize on the absence of Bradley Beal. They are the favored team to win in the online sportsbook over the red-hot Washington Wizards. Expect the bench to have a huge role in this matchup and will be the key to the victory.

Moneyline: The ML given to the Wizards as the underdogs are set at +110 while the Hornets are -133.

ATS: It is just 2.5 points separating both teams on the ATS with the Hornets getting -2.5 while the Wizards are +2.5.

TOTALs: 213.5 is the total set for this game with the Wizards going over and the Hornets’ team under.

Score Prediction: 110 – 102, Hornets