Charlotte Hornets vs Washington Wizards: Odds, storylines

LaMelo Ball, Charlotte Hornets (Photo by Will Newton/Getty Images)
LaMelo Ball, Charlotte Hornets (Photo by Will Newton/Getty Images) /

The Charlotte Hornets go up against the Washington Wizards at 7:00 p.m. Eastern in the Spectrum Center. The Wizards, 10-3, have started the season red-hot. The Hornets, on the other hand, are on a 3-game winning streak, beating the Golden State Warriors in their last game.

The Wizards are led by Bradley Beal, with a much better supporting cast than they had last year. Trading Russell Westbrook for several solid role players (while also adding Spencer Dinwiddie) has paid dividends.

Charlotte Hornets odds vs Washington Wizards

The Charlotte Hornets are 1-point favorites against the Washington Wizards on Wednesday night, according to WynnBET. The over/under for the game is set at 220 points – which may be worth a look.

Streaming info for Charlotte Hornets vs Washington Wizards

TV: Bally Sports Southeast
Radio WFNZ 610

Storylines in Charlotte Hornets vs Washington Wizards

To this point in the season, both the Wizards and Hornets are among the better teams in the Eastern Conference – the Wizards holding the first seed currently. If the Hornets are able to win, they’ll sit at 9-7 – a strong start for a team that assigned itself playoff expectations before the year started.

LaMelo ball is averaging 19 points, eight rebounds, and seven assists so far this season. He has been the Hornets best player to this point in the year, and is growing at an exponential rate – only being 20 years old. Ball was in contention for the Eastern Conference player of the week award this past week after averaging 18 points, 12 rebounds, and eight assists – being a key factor in the Hornets going 3-1.

The Wizards have had a fairly weak schedule over the course of the past three games, beating the Cavaliers, Magic, and Pelicans. The Hornets will be their first test since they beat the Milwaukee Bucks over a week ago.

Injuries report for Charlotte Hornets vs Washington Wizards


Gordon Hayward – PROBABLE (hamstring)

PJ Washington – OUT (elbow)


Davis Bertans – OUT (ankle)

Rui Hachimura – OUT (personal)

Thomas Bryant – OUT (knee)

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