Washington Wizards are all set to lock horns against Charlotte Hornets from the Spectrum Center in North Carolina at 7 p.m. on Monday.
The wizards and Hornets have had trouble in their first 10 games. Memphis defeated Washington 103-97 on Sunday night, despite Washington overcoming the deficit in the final quarter. As a 4-point underdog, the Hornets were defeated by Brooklyn on Saturday at home 98-94.
In the absence of Brad Beal, Washington’s leading scorer who was sidelined on Sunday night’s match to Memphis due to ‘health and safety protocols. After falling behind by 21 points in the third quarter, the Wizards returned to tie the game at 88 apiece with 6:38 remaining by going on a 19-0 run. Memphis finished the contest on a 15-8 run, winning 103-97.
Charlotte is currently ranked thirteenth in the Eastern Conference with only three victories after ten games played. The squad has now gone four games without a victory, and their most recent victory came against Golden State on October 30. (120-113). When making a prediction for Charlotte, it is important to keep in mind that the team has experienced significant offensive troubles recently. They have averaged 97 points over their last four games.
Head to heads:
Both teams have faced each other on 41 occasions:
Charlotte Hornets: 25
Washington Wizards: 16
For the Wizards, Delon Wright has been sidelined due to a hamstring injury and Johnny Davis is busy in a G-league assignment.
The Hornets’ three crucial players are expected to be out due to injury including Gordon Hayward, Cody Martin, and LaMelo Ball.
With only one victory in the previous five games, no team has displayed essential results in recent games. Both Charlotte and Washington will try their best to win the next match. It is important to keep in mind that the visitors will play two games back-to-back, so they won’t be as rested as the hosts when making a prediction for the Charlotte Hornets vs. Washington Wizards game. Charlotte must outplay in the upcoming match because of the home-court advantage and other considerations.