Washington Wizards vs Charlotte Bobcats Odds
The Bobcats will hit the floor running against the visiting Washington Wizards on Monday, looking to bolster their record and bolster wagering bankrolls in the process.
Charlotte battles the Wizards, currently with a 23-42 mark (39-25-1 ATS). The OVER/UNDER records, important for totals bettors, are 29-36-1 for the Bobcats and 24-40-1 for the Wizards. (Note: follow us on Twitter for line updates and injuries news).
Bettors looking to back the visiting Wizards before tip-off in this one found them as 6.5-point favorites earlier at , while the total was sitting at 189.5 at TopBet.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Power Rankings at Odds Shark have the No. 14-rated Wizards taking on the No. 30-rated Bobcats in this contest. Computer models indicate a possible 93-86 win for the Wizards on Monday.
How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Charlotte's No. 27-ranked offense (92.7 PPG) against a Wizards defense that ranks No. 6 at 95.1 PPG. The Bobcats have averaged 41.7% from the field per game, less than the Wizards have managed so far this season (43.3% on average).
Defensively, the Wizards feature the league's No. 4-rated defense on the road, giving up 94.5 points per game. Charlotte, meanwhile, comes in at No. 23 in the league in scoring at home.
The Wizards were a 127-105 winner in their most recent outing at home against the Suns. They covered the 7.5-point spread as favorites, while the total score (232) made winners of OVER bettors. Phoenix was run off the court by the Wizards on Saturday as Washington blasted the Suns 127-105 at Verizon Center.
In their last action, Charlotte was a 105-88 loser on the road against the Celtics. They failed to cover the 15-point spread as underdogs, while the combined score (193) was profitable news for OVER bettors. The Bobcats endured a 105-88 loss at the hands of the Celtics on Saturday, despite an 18 -point effort from Jannero Pargo at TD Garden.
Washington Wizards Trends:
When playing on Monday are 6-4
Before playing Phoenix are 4-6
After playing Phoenix are 4-6
After a win are 6-4
Charlotte Bobcats Trends:
When playing on Monday are 5-5
Before playing Toronto are 3-7
After playing Boston are 2-8
After a loss are 1-9
A few Wizards at Bobcats trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Washington's last 5 games on the road
Washington is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 13 of Washington's last 17 games
Washington is 6-2 SU in its last 8 games when playing Charlotte
The total has gone OVER in 10 of Charlotte's last 14 games when playing at home against Washington
The total has gone UNDER in 16 of Charlotte's last 23 games
Charlotte is 6-3 SU in its last 9 games when playing at home against Washington
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Charlotte's last 6 games when playing Washington
Washington at Phoenix, Wednesday, March 20
Charlotte home to Toronto, Wednesday, March 20