Bobcats Favored in Basketball Betting as they Continue Playoff Push

Basketball betting favors Charlotte on Tuesday night as they travel to Washington to take on the Wizards.

The Bobcats are in a playoff spot in the Eastern Conference and they will try and improve their position with an NBA betting win on Tuesday against the Wizards.

Basketball betting trends point a little bit to Charlotte in this game. They have won six of the last ten against the Wizards.  The Bobcats have beaten the Wizards twice already this season including 92-76 at Washington.  The last three games in this series have gone under the basketball betting total.  This is the third of four meetings between Charlotte and Washington this season as they will play on Friday in Charlotte.

Charlotte is coming off a 77-71 loss at Miami on Saturday. Stephen Jackson scored 18 points, grabbed five rebounds and handed out one assist in 40 minutes. Gerald Wallace scored 15 points, grabbed eight rebounds and had two steals in 44 minutes.  Charlotte shot the ball horribly in the loss, shooting 29% from the field and 16% from beyond the three-point line. The Bobcats posted season lows in field goals (21), field goal percentage (.292) and assists (8) in a game.

The Bobcats 35-34 record is the latest into a season the team has ever been over .500. The Bobcats are giving up an average of 93.6 points per game, which is the lowest opponent average in the NBA. The Bobcats rank eighth in the league in opponents field goal percentage (.447) and third in opponents three-point percentage (.338). Stephen Jackson has scored 20 points or more in 17 of his last 26 games. Gerald Wallace is averaging 18.4 points and 10.5 rebounds per game.

NBA betting trends indicate that:

The Bobcats are 7-2-1 ATS in their last 10 games overall.
The Bobcats are 3-1-1 ATS in their last 5 road games.
The Bobcats are 5-2 ATS in the last 7 meetings
The Bobcats are 7-3 ATS in the last 10 meetings in Washington.
The Wizards are 8-22 ATS in their last 30 vs. the Southeast Division.
The Wizards are 1-5 ATS in their last 6 home games.

The last four Charlotte road games have all gone under the total. 20 of the last 26 Washington games have gone under. In this series, four of the last six have gone under.