The NBA is back in action today as the Washington Wizards will clash with the Charlotte Hornets. The Wizards are heading into this game after a132-123 home win over Dallas in their last game Wednesday night. While on the other side, Charlotte was dumped 91-84 at home by Miami in their last game Wednesday night
Washington Wizards Form
The Wizards are playing well at the moment. Moreover, they have now two wins in a row as they beat Minnesota and Dallas. The Wizards entered Thursday 11th in the Eastern Conference, three games behind the Heat for the final playoff spot. Bradley Beal was their main in their last game as he led the Wizards with 30 points, seven rebounds and eight assists in the win. Washington is playing well and they are making a final push for a playoff spot.
On the offensive side of the game, the Rockets score an average of 114.3 points per game points per game. Therefore, this record is enough for the 6th spot in the league in scoring. Also, they have an average of 41.5 boards per game combined with 20.9 assists per night. On the defensive side of the game, the Wizards concede an average of 117 points per game. Therefore, this record is enough for the 29th spot in the league in scoring defence.
Charlotte Hornets Form
The Hornets are falling behind in the playoff race. Moreover, they have now 5 defeats in their last 6 games.
The Hornets entered Thursday tied for ninth in the Eastern Conference, one game behind the Heat for the final playoff spot. It will be hard for the Hornets to keep up as it seems that they are running out of steam.
Also, they are facing an in-form Wizards team and it will be hard for them against this strong offence.
On the offensive side of the game, the Hornets score an average of 110.8 points per game. Therefore, this record is enough for the 23rd spot in the league in scoring. They also have an average of 44.2 boards per game combined with 23.2dimes a night. On the defensive side of the game, the Raptors concede an average of 108.9 points per game. Therefore this record is enough for the 8th spot in the league in scoring defence.
The Hornets are not playing well at the moment. They have now lost 5 of their last 6 games. It seems that there are running out of power in the end and they may lose their playoff spot.
On the other side, the Wizards are making their final push for a playoff spot. Their offence is really good and it is compensating for their average defending. But they are in a better form to take the Wizards in this one.
My Free Pick & Prediction for Washington Wizards vs. Charlotte Hornets Form on 3/8/2019
is: Take the Washington Wizard – 250 (money line)
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