Hornets vs. Wizards Prediction

Charlotte Hornets vs. Washington Wizards, 1/30/20 Predictions & Odds

Will the Washington Wizards be able to grab a needed win at home when they take on the Charlotte Hornets tonight at 7PM ET?

Game Snapshot & Odds

571 Charlotte Hornets vs. 572 Washington Wizards

Thursday, January 30, 2020

7PM ET – Capital One Arena

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Public Betting Trends

According to the latest oddsmakers, the Wizards are favored at home, as they are getting odds of -3.5 points against the Hornets. The over/under total for the game is listed at 227.5 points. The public betting currently has 77 percent going on Washington as the home favorite. This information is subject to change, however, so be sure to check out our NBA Public Betting Page for updated figures on the game.

Hornets end losing streak

Charlotte put an end to an 8-game losing streak on Tuesday night with a 97-92 win at home over the Knicks. The Hornets are now 16-31 on the season, 8-16 on the road, 24-23 against the spread and 24-23 with the under.

The Hornets rank last in the NBA in total offense, averaging just 103.1 points per game while shooting 43.3 percent from the field. Defensively, the Hornets are allowing 110.2 points per game while opponents shoot 47.9 percent against them. Devonte’ Graham is leading the team with 18.3 points and 7.6 assists per game. Terry Rozier is adding 18.1 points, 4.4 rebounds and 4.3 assists per game.

Wizards return home

Washington has played its last four and six of its last seven on the road. The Wizards were 1-5 in those six road games. The Wizards are 15-31 on the season, 9-11 at home, 22-23-1 against the spread and 27-18-1 with the over.

The Wizards are the league’s worst defense this season, allowing 121.3 points per game while opponents shoot 49.2 percent against them. Offensively, Washington is putting up 115.6 points per game while shooting 46.3 percent as a team. Bradley Beal is leading the team with 28.6 points, 4.4 rebounds and 6.3 assists per game. Davis Bertans is adding 15.2 points and 4.6 rebounds per contest.

NBA Betting Trends

Charlotte

The Hornets are 4-1 against the spread in their last five games against a losing team and 10-2 ATS in their last 12 road games against a team with a losing home record.

Washington

The Wizards are 3-8 against the spread in their last 11 games as a favorite and 3-7 ATS in their last 10 games as a home favorite.

Prediction:

The home team has won and covered the spread in both meetings this season. The Hornets have really been struggling to score, so I am not sure they will be able to benefit off the poor Washington defense. The Wizards are going to score points, as they have put up at least 124 in four straight games. While their defense is a mess, I think they can handle this poor Charlotte offense. With the Wizards at home, I expect them to score at a pace that the Hornets just can’t keep up with.

NBA Prediction: Washington Wizards -3.5

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