The battle between the Wizards and Bobcats didn’t turn out to be much of a battle at all as Charlotte was handed a 101-73 defeat on Monday at Verizon Center.
Bettors who backed the Wizards were also rewarded, as they covered the closing number as a favorite of 10.5 at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go UNDER the closing total of 190.5.
Washington got 18 points from Nene Hilario and another 16 points from John Wall. John Wall contributed 14 assists, while James Singleton cleaned the glass with 9 rebounds.
The Bobcats got a 19-point performance from Gerald Henderson, who was supported by 15 points from D.J. Augustin. D.J. Augustin had 6 assists in a losing cause for Charlotte, while Byron Mullens grabbed 8 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Washington were victorious, as the score was 63-39 at the break.
The rebound battle favored Washington as they grabbed 45 boards, while Charlotte only had 35.
Washington looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Cavaliers. The Bobcats will aim to get back on the winning track at Orlando.