The Washington Wizards (24-29) take on the Charlotte Hornets (15-40) as 4-point favorites on Wednesday, February 8, 2023 at 7:00 PM ET on NBC. The matchup has a 235.5 point total.
How to bet Wizards vs. Hornets
Washington Wizards vs. Charlotte Hornets Odds
The spread for this matchup is set at 4 points, with sportsbooks listing the Wizards as the favorites.
As for the moneyline, the Wizards have -174 odds to pick up the win, while the Hornets are listed at +147 to claim victory.
Finally, the over/under for the game is set at 235.5 points.
Wizards vs. Hornets Game Time and How to Watch
- Game Day: Wednesday, February 8, 2023
- Game Time: 7:00 PM ET
- TV Channel: NBC
- Location: Washington D.C.
- Arena: Capital One Arena
Wizards vs. Hornets Betting Trends
In the Wizards’ 53 games this year, they have 24 wins against the spread. Washington has come away with 11 wins in the 19 contests it has been listed as the favorite in this season. Wizards games this year have gone over the point total 26 times in 55 opportunities (47.3%).
Against the spread, the Hornets are 22-31-2 this season. Charlotte has gone 10-32 in games it was listed as the moneyline underdog (winning 23.8% of those games). Hornets games this season have gone over the point total 27 times in 55 opportunities (49.1%).
Potential Starting Lineups and Key Players
Wizards vs. Hornets Injury Report
Hornets: Cody Martin: Out (Knee), Kelly Oubre: Out (Hand), Miles Bridges: Out (Personal)
What you need to know about the Washington Wizards
With 112.8 points per game on offense, Washington ranks 20th in the NBA. At the other end of the court, it cedes 113.5 points per contest, which ranks 14th in the league. Offensively, the Wizards score 112.5 points per game when playing at home, compared to 113.1 points per game in road games. The Wizards have been racking up 117.7 points per game in their last 10 appearances, an average that’s a little higher than the 112.8 they’ve scored over the course of the 2022-23 campaign.
This season, Washington is sinking 11.2 treys per game (21st-ranked in NBA) and is shooting 35.1% (20th-ranked) from three-point land. The Wizards have taken 63.4% two-pointers and 36.6% threes this season. Of the team’s baskets, 73.2% are two-pointers and 26.8% are three-pointers.
What you need to know about the Charlotte Hornets
Offensively Charlotte is the 25th-ranked squad in the NBA (112 points per game). On defense it is fourth-worst (118.6 points allowed per game). At home the Hornets are scoring 110.4 points per game, 2.9 fewer points than they are averaging on the road (113.3). While the Hornets are scoring 112 points per game in 2022-23, they have fallen short of that in their last 10 games, amassing 111.4 points per contest.
Charlotte is 25th in the league in 3-pointers made (10.7 per game) and worst in 3-point percentage (32.2%). In 2022-23, the Hornets have attempted 64% percent of their shots from inside the 3-point line, and 36% percent from beyond it. In terms of made shots, 74.4% of the Hornets’ baskets have been 2-pointers, and 25.6% have been 3-pointers.
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