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Divisional bragging rights will be on the line on Tuesday when the Washington Wizards and the Charlotte Bobcats meet at Time Warner Cable Arena.

Washington was a 112-96 loser in its last match at home against the Warriors. They failed to cover the 3-point spread as underdogs, while the total score of 208 sent OVER bettors to the payout window.

Charlotte won its last outing, a 113-103 result against the Kings on January 4. The Bobcats covered in that game as a 5-point underdog, while the 216 combined points took the game OVER the total.

Washington:
Team record: 14-17 SU, 16-14-1 ATS
Current streak: lost 3 straight games.

The total has gone OVER in 5 of last 5 games on the road
is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 11 of last 15 games when playing on the road against Charlotte
The total has gone OVER in 8 of last 11 games

When playing on Tuesday are 3-7
Before playing New Orleans are 5-5
After playing Golden State are 7-3
After a loss are 5-5

Charlotte:
Team record: 15-20 SU, 20-14-1 ATS

The total has gone UNDER in 5 of last 6 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 4 of last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 11 of last 15 games when playing at home against Washington
The total has gone OVER in 5 of last 7 games when playing Washington

When playing on Tuesday are 3-7
Before playing Minnesota are 3-7
After playing Sacramento are 5-5
After a win are 3-7

Next up:
Washington at New Orleans, Wednesday, January 8
Charlotte at Minnesota, Friday, January 10