Sunday, April 10, 2016
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The Charlotte Hornets travel to Verizon Center to play the Washington Wizards on Sunday, April 10, 2016. The opening line for this game has Charlotte as 4 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 206.
The Hornets come into this game with an overall record of 46-33 and a road record of 17-22. They are 3rd in the Southeast Division. They currently have a point differential of 2.7 as they are averaging 103.2 points per game while giving up 100.5 per contest. Charlotte is 7-7 against division opponents and they have a conference record of 31-18. They are 7-3 in their last 10 games. The Wizards have an overall record of 38-41 and a home record of 20-19. They currently are 4th in the Southeast Division. They are averaging 103.7 points per game and surrendering 104.7, good for a point differential of -1. Washington has a division record of 8-6 and a conference record of 27-22. In their last 10 games they are 4-6.
Kemba Walker comes into this contest averaging 21.2 points per game while playing 35.9 minutes per night so far this season for the Hornets. He pulls down 4.5 rebounds per game and dishes out 5.1 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 43% while his free throw percentage is currently at 85%. Nicolas Batum averages 15.1 points per game in 35.3 minutes per contest this season. He averages 5.8 assists per contest and 6.2 rebounds per game for Charlotte. His field goal percentage is 43% for the year while his free throw percentage is 85%.
John Wall averages 19.9 points per game while playing 36.2 minutes per contest this year for the Wizards. He grabs 4.9 rebounds per game and has 10.2 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 42% and his free throw percentage currently is at 79%. Bradley Beal averages 17.7 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 31.5 minutes per contest. He also averages 3.5 rebounds per contest and 3 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 45% and his free throw percentage is 77%.
Charlotte averages 103.2 points per contest this season which ranks them 11th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is 2.7 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team which has them ranked 27th. Behind the arc they shoot 36% which is good for 7th in the league. They average 52.2 rebounds per game and 21.5 assists per game which ranks them 14th and 19th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 1st with 12.5 per game. The Hornets allow 100.5 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 8th in the league. They also allow a 44% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc ranking them 11th and 14th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 52.3 rebounds a game which ranks 16th and they give up 23.2 assists per contest which puts them in 23rd place in the league. They force 13.5 turnovers per game which ranks them 21st in the league.
Washington averages 103.7 points per game this year which ranks them 10th in the league. Their average scoring margin is -1 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team which has them sitting in the 10th spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 36% which is good for 11th in the NBA. They average 50.5 rebounds per game and 24.4 assists per contest which ranks them 22nd and 5th respectively. In the turnover department the Wizards rank 16th with 14.4 per game. The Wizards allow 104.7 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 21st in the league. They also allow a 46% shooting percentage and a 37% average from behind the arc ranking them 26th and 26th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 52.2 rebounds a game which ranks 14th and they give up 22.5 assists per contest which puts them in 19th place in the league. The Wizards force 16.2 turnovers per game which ranks them 4th in the NBA.
The Hornets average 101.1 points per game on the road this season and they have scored 104.7 ppg in their past 3 contests. They have an average scoring differential of -0.9 on the road and in their past 3 games their difference is 7.3 per contest. The Hornets have an offensive rating of 107 and a defensive rating of 104.2. In terms of pace they average 95.5 possessions per 48 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 50%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 54% and they shoot 3 pointers on 35% of their shots. Charlotte turns the ball over an average of 11.7 times per 100 possessions and they force 12.6 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 50%.
The Wizards score 105.8 ppg at home and they have averaged 109.7 points per contest in their last 3 games. They have an average scoring differential of 0 in their past 3 contests and at home this season they have a difference of 2 points per game. The Wizards rating on offense is 105.1 and they have a defensive rating of 106.1. They get 98.3 possessions per 48 minutes and they have an effective field goal percentage of 51%. As a unit they have a true shooting percentage of 54% and they attempt 3 pointers on 28% of their shot attempts. Washington turns the ball over on 13.1 out of every 100 possessions and their opponents average 14.7 turnovers per 100 possessions. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the year is 52%.
Charlotte Hornets Betting Trends
The Charlotte Hornets are 40-37-2 against the spread
The Charlotte Hornets are 37-40-2 against the over/under
Washington Wizards Betting Trends
The Washington Wizards are 40-39-0 against the spread
The Washington Wizards are 42-35-2 against the over/under
Charlotte Hornets Injuries
04/09/16 G Jeremy Lamb Toe "?" Sunday vs. Washington
02/16/16 F Michael Kidd-Gilchrist Shoulder out for season
Washington Wizards Injuries
04/09/16 PG John Wall Knee doubtful Sunday vs. Charlotte
Guy's Pick: Take Charlotte
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