Tuesday, April 4, 2017
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The Charlotte Hornets head to Verizon Center to take on the Washington Wizards on Tuesday, April 4, 2017. The opening line for this game has Washington as 6 point favorites.
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The Hornets come into this game with an overall record of 36-41. They are 4th in the Southeast Division. They currently have a point differential of 1.1 as they are averaging 105.5 points per game while giving up 104.4 per contest. The Wizards have an overall record of 46-31. They currently are 1st in the Southeast Division. They are averaging 109.3 points per game and surrendering 107.5, good for a point differential of 1.8.
Valuable Charlotte Hornets Betting Trends
The Charlotte Hornets are 35-39-3 against the spread
The Charlotte Hornets are 40-37-0 against the over/under
Important Washington Wizards Betting Trends
The Washington Wizards are 39-37-1 against the spread
The Washington Wizards are 48-28-1 against the over/under
Key Charlotte Hornets Injuries
02/06/17 PG Ramon Sessions Knee out indefinitely
Key Washington Wizards Injuries
No key injuries to report
Nicolas Batum comes into this game averaging 14.9 points per contest while playing 34.6 minutes per night so far this year for the Hornets. He pulls down 7.2 rebounds per contest and dishes out 6 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 40% while his free throw percentage is currently at 84%. Kemba Walker averages 23.1 points per game in 34.6 minutes per contest this season. He averages 5.5 assists per contest and 4 rebounds per game for Charlotte. His field goal percentage is 44% for the year while his free throw percentage is 85%.
Bradley Beal averages 23.1 points per game while playing 34.8 minutes per contest this year for the Wizards. He grabs 3.1 rebounds per game and has 3.5 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 48% and his free throw percentage currently is at 82%. John Wall averages 23.2 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 36.4 minutes per contest. He also averages 4.2 rebounds per contest and 10.7 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 45% and his free throw percentage is 81%.
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Useful Team Statistics
Charlotte averages 105.5 points per contest this season which ranks them 14th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is 1.04 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team which has them ranked 26th. Behind the arc they shoot 36% which is good for 17th in the league. They average 43.9 rebounds per game and 23.3 assists per game which ranks them 12th and 11th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 30th with 11.5 per game. The Hornets allow 104.4 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 12th in the league. They also allow a 45% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the arc ranking them 12th and 18th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 44.5 rebounds a game which ranks 23rd and they give up 24.2 assists per contest which puts them in 27th place in the league. They force 13.1 turnovers per game which ranks them 7th in the league.
Useful Team Statistics
Washington averages 109.3 points per game this year which ranks them 5th in the league. Their average scoring margin is 1.88 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a team which has them sitting in the 4th spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 37% which is good for 9th in the NBA. They average 43 rebounds per game and 23.9 assists per contest which ranks them 23rd and 7th respectively. In the turnover department the Wizards rank 12th with 14.1 per game. The Wizards allow 107.5 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 22nd in the league. They also allow a 47% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the arc ranking them 25th and 22nd in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 43.1 rebounds a game which ranks 12th and they give up 22.9 assists per contest which puts them in 17th place in the league. The Wizards force 15.4 turnovers per game which ranks them 28th in the NBA.
The Hornets have an offensive rating of 109.1 and a defensive rating of 108. In terms of pace they average 95.9 possessions per 48 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 50%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 55% and they shoot 3 pointers on 34% of their shots. Charlotte turns the ball over an average of 10.7 times per 100 possessions and they force 12.1 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 52%.
The Wizards rating on offense is 111.1 and they have a defensive rating of 109.2. They get 97.5 possessions per 48 minutes and they have an effective field goal percentage of 53%. As a unit they have a true shooting percentage of 56% and they attempt 3 pointers on 28% of their shot attempts. Washington turns the ball over on 12.7 out of every 100 possessions and their opponents average 13.9 turnovers per 100 possessions. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the year is 52%.
Who will win tonight's Hornets/Wizards NBA game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Charlotte +6
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