The battle between the 76ers and Wizards didn’t turn out to be much of a battle at all as Washington was handed a 117-94 defeat on Wednesday at Wells Fargo Center.
Philadelphia was the ATS victor, as they covered the 9.5-point spread as a favorite. Over-Under bettors who played OVER the total of 198.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Philadelphia got 20 points from Jrue Holiday and another 18 points from Thaddeus Young. Louis Williams contributed 7 assists, while Thaddeus Young cleaned the glass with 10 rebounds.
Washington got 21 points from John Wall in a losing cause and another 21 points from Trevor Booker. John Wall contributed 12 assists for the Wizards, while Josh Howard had 6 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Philadelphia were victorious, as the score was 54-49 at the break.
Philadelphia won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 49-34.
Next game, Philadelphia takes its act home to face Detroit looking for another win. For Washington, they head on the road to face Miami.