The Washington Wizards will travel to face the Charlotte Bobcats in an NBA pro basketball game scheduled for Monday night
Washington has won two straight to improve to 38-35 following the 101-97 home victory on Saturday to the Atlanta Hawks as a -6 point wagering favorite. The game total landed at under 198 ½ points.
The Wizards have held their past three opponents under 100 points. The team is heading to the playoffs this year. They hold the sixth position in the Eastern conference and is 2 ½ games behind the fourth seeded Chicago Bulls for home court advantage for the first round of the playoffs with 11 games left to be played. Washington shoots the ball very well from three as they connect on 38.5% from beyond the arc good for second best in the NBA.
Charlotte has lost two of their past three games following the 110-105 road overtime defeat on Friday to the Orlando Magic as a -4 ½ point wagering favorite. The game total ended at over 192 points.
The Bobcats are closing in on a playoff spot as they hold a five game lead over the ninth seeded New York Knicks. The team sits in the seventh seed in the East. Al Jefferson has given Charlotte a key offensive threat around the bucket. He is hitting nearly 51% from the floor and leads the team with 21.5 points a game.