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Washington WizardsCharlotte Bobcats
April 3, 6:00 PM | Time Warner Cable Arena

Washington Wizards vs Charlotte Bobcats Odds

19-56TEAM RECORD32-43

Washington pays a visit to Charlotte on Sunday, hoping to send the Bobcats to a loss while also covering the spread in NBA action at Time Warner Cable Arena.

Supporters of the Wizards have seen them go 19-56 and 28-47 ATS so far this season, while the Bobcats are at 32-43 and 37-36-2 ATS. In totals betting, the Bobcats are 35-40, while the Wizards are 32-41-2.

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Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Bobcats - Wizards odds would favor the Bobcats if the lines were set according to power ranks. Charlotte is rated No. 25 in our latest Odds Shark poll, while the Wizards sit at No. 29. Math models based on recent stats and predictive formulas point to a 94-90 win for the Bobcats.

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How They Match Up:
The game also pits Charlotte's No. 29-ranked offense, averaging 92.8 PPG, against a Wizards defense that ranks No. 25 at 104.9 PPG. The Bobcats field goal percentage has averaged 44.9% so far, more than the Wizards shooters have achieved on the year, 44.1% per game.

Defensively, the Wizards feature the league's No. 30-rated defense on the road, allowing 109.2 points per game. Charlotte, meanwhile, comes in at No. 26 in the league in scoring at home.

Washington won its last outing, a 115-107 result against the Cavaliers on April 1. The Wizards covered in that game as a 2.5-point favorite, while the 222 combined points took the game OVER the total. Cleveland was victimized by Andray Blatche for 36 points as the Wizards defeated the Cavaliers 115-107 in NBA action on Friday.

The Bobcats were an 89-77 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the Magic. They covered the 12.5–point spread as underdogs, while the total score (166) made winners of UNDER bettors. Charlotte got 21 points from Dante Cunningham but lost anyway 89-77 against the Magic on Friday at Amway Center.

Washington Wizards Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 2-8
Before playing Detroit are 3-7
After playing Cleveland are 4-6
After a win are 1-9

Charlotte Bobcats Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 5-5
Before playing Cleveland are 6-4
After playing Orlando are 0-10
After a loss are 2-8

A few Wizards at Bobcats trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 8 of Washington's last 10 games when playing on the road against Charlotte
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Washington's last 5 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Washington's last 8 games when playing Charlotte
The total has gone UNDER in 12 of Washington's last 18 games
Charlotte is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against Washington
Charlotte is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games when playing Washington
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Charlotte's last 6 games at home
Charlotte is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games

Next up:
Washington home to Detroit, Tuesday, April 5
Charlotte at Cleveland, Tuesday, April 5

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