The NBA is back in action today as the Washington Wizards will clash with the Charlotte Hornets on the hardwood in the Buzz City.
Washington is heading into this game after a 135-119 at home by the Clippers Sunday night in their last contest. And on the other side, Charlotte was dumped 122-107 at home by Atlanta in their previous game Sunday night.
Washington Wizards Form
The Wizards are not playing well in recent weeks. Moreover, they have suffered the 2nd defeat in a row. And their recent record stands at 1-5 in their last 6 games. And now Washington is 12th in the Eastern Conference, four games behind the Magic for the final playoff spot. The Wizards needs to work on their consistency during the game as they slipped a valuable 10-point lead after the opening quarter to one at the half.
On the offensive side of the game, the WIzards score an average of 118.2 points per game on the year. Therefore, this is the 3rd best scoring record in the league. Also, they have an average of 41.5 boards per contest and are first by dishing out 28.3 assists per contest.
On the defensive side of the game, the Wizards concede an average of 122.5 points per game. Therefore, this is the 30th defensive record in the league in scoring defence.
Charlotte Hornets Form
The Hornets also suffered in the previous games. Moreover, they have lost their last two games and four of their last five. And now, the Hornets are placed on the 3rd spot in the Southeast Division with 9 games behind the Heat. As for the Eastern Conference Standings, the Hornets are 10th with 3.5 games behind the Magic for the final playoff spot.
On the offensive side of the game, the Hornets scored an average of 105.4 points per game. Also, they have an average of 105.4 points per game. Also, they have an average of 41.7 boards per game combined with 24.1 assists per night.
On the defensive side of the game, the Hornets concede an average of 113.1 points per game. Therefore, this record is enough for the 19th defensive record in the league so far.
The Wizards are a good team going forward. However, it seems that their defensive line is not good enough. They have the worst defensive record in the league and that is not a coincidence. And on the other side, the Hornets are in a better position and they are solid going forward. Take Charlotte to win this game.
My Free Pick & Prediction for Washington Wizards vs. Charlotte Hornets 12/10/2019 is: take the Charlotte Hornets (Moneyline)
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