The Charlotte Hornets (42-39) host the Washington Wizards (35-46) in the regular season finale for both teams on Sunday afternoon. Charlotte is looking to head into the play-in tournament with some momentum. The Hornets are currently on a two-game win streak, outmatching the Chicago Bulls on Friday. The Wizards have been eliminated from playoff contention, falling to the New York Knicks in their last matchup.
Tip-off from the Spectrum Center is at 3:30 p.m. ET. Charlotte is favored by 13-points in the latest Wizards vs. Hornets odds from Caesars Sportsbook, while the over-under for total points scored is 233. Before locking in any Hornets vs. Wizards picks, be sure to see the NBA predictions and betting advice from SportsLine’s proven computer model.
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Now, the model has set its sights on Hornets vs. Wizards, and just locked in its picks and NBA predictions. You can head to SportsLine now to see the model’s picks. Here are several NBA odds and betting lines for Wizards vs. Hornets:
- Wizards vs. Hornets spread: Charlotte -13
- Wizards vs. Hornets over-under: 233 points
- CHA: The Hornets are 6-2 ATS in their last 8 games as a favorite
- WAS: The Wizards are 5-2 ATS in their last 7 games following a straight-up loss
Why the Hornets can cover
Forward Miles Bridges is an uber-athletic threat who brings rare explosiveness to the floor. Bridges is a dynamic scoring threat due to his sensational leaping ability and a smooth jumper. The Michigan State product averages 20.3 points and seven rebounds per game. He’s scored 20-plus points in seven of his last eight outings. On April 5, he dropped 29 points, six rebounds and four assists.
Guard Terry Rozier is an explosive scoring option. Rozier has good leaping ability with a steady jumper. The Louisville product averages 19.2 points, 4.3 rebounds and 4.4 assists, while shooting 37 percent from deep. Rozier is fearless as a finisher, constantly playing through contact. In his last outing, he finished with 15 points, four rebounds and eight assists.
Why the Wizards can cover
Forward Rui Hachimura is an athletic wing on the perimeter, defending multiple positions. Hachimura has a reliable mid-range jumper and can run the floor well in transition. The 2019 first-round pick averages 11.1 points and 3.8 rebounds per game. The Gonzaga product has recorded 20-plus points in four of his last seven outings. On April 5, Hachimura finished with 21 points, five rebounds and four assists.
Daniel Gafford is a good athlete with solid length at either the power forward or center position. Gafford defends the paint well and can also get a bucket down low. He averages 9.4 points, 5.6 rebounds and 1.4 blocks per game. On April 5, the Arkansas product produced 24 points, 12 rebounds, and shot 10-for-11 from the floor.
How to make Wizards vs. Hornets picks
SportsLine’s model is leaning under on the total, projecting 229 combined points. The model also says one side of the spread hits well over 50 percent of the time. You can only see the model’s pick at SportsLine.
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