LaMelo Ball Favored To Score 20+ Points Vs. Wizards

  • The Washington Wizards are 4-point favorites at home vs the Charlotte Hornets.
  • LaMelo Ball is favored to score Over 19.5 points against Washington.
  • Bradley Beal sees the Under for his total points at 25.5 favored.

WASHINGTON – The Washington Wizards and Charlotte Hornets face off in Washington and the Hornets are 4-point road underdogs.

The Hornets were on a five-game winning streak where they also covered the spread in those five games. With four consecutive games were at home, Charlotte’s winning streak ending in a road game in Atlanta.

In that same stretch, the Wizards won four games and lost two and are coming off of an upset victory at home against the Miami Heat.

Charlotte Hornets Vs. Washington Wizards

  • Hornets Moneyline: +150
  • Wizards Moneyline: -175
  • Spread: Wizards -4
  • Totals: O/U 216

The Under May Hit

Both the Hornet and the Wizards are trending towards hitting the Under in total combined points. The Hornets are 8-2 in their last 10 games with hitting the Under and the Wizards are 6-4.

The Hornets’ total points have been set higher consistently at online sportsbooks than the Wizards, and the last time Charlotte hit the Over was the 216.5 set against the Indiana Pacers.

Washington has only seen three games set with O/U’s at least 216 or higher and the Under hit in all three of these games. Washington has also seen the Under hit in games with total points set at 208 and 203.5.

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Washington Averages just 106 PPG and the Hornets average 112.3 PPG. If both teams score their averages, the Over would hit.

The last time these teams faced one another, however, they combined for just 184 points.

NBA Props For LaMelo, Beal

Charlotte point guard LaMelo Ball sees his total points set at 19.5 against the Wizards. Ball is averaging 19.3 PPG this season.

Over/Under – Points L. Ball

  • Over 19.5 (-115)
  • Under 19.5 (-112)

Despite the Over being favored, Ball has been inconsistent scoring-wise this season. Ball is coming off of a 15-point performance against the Atlanta Hawks, scored 32 in the game before against the Indiana Pacers, and scored 11 against the Wizards in the game before that.

If the trend continues, Ball should have a big game against the Wizards this time around. Ball’s away stats are also concerning, as his PPG drops to 15.3 on the road. Ball has just three away games this season where he scored more than 19 points.

Beal on the other hand sees his total points set at 25.5. Beal is averaging 23.7 PPG which jumps to 26 PPG at home.

Over/Under – Points B. Beal

  • Over 25.5 (-110)
  • Under 25.5 (-118)

Beal has multiple games this season where he scored Over 25 points and put up 24 the last time he faced Charlotte.

Despite the Under being favored, NBA betting fans should consider taking Beal to have a big scoring night against Charlotte. Things tip-off at 7 p.m. EST on NBA League Pass.