76ers visit Wizards in NBA clash
Philadelphia 76ers vs Washington Wizards Odds
The NBA betting slate features a clash between Washington and Philadelphia on Friday, with the host Wizards trying to win for fans supporting them with their cheers and their money.
The Wizards sport records of 29-50 and 45-33-1 ATS heading into this matchup, while the 76ers sit at 31-47 and 36-41-1 ATS on the season. The OVER/UNDER records are 32-46-1 for the Wizards and 39-39 for the 76ers. (Note: follow us on Twitter for line updates and injuries news).
Power Rankings / Prediction:
It's a betting matchup between the No. 14-rated Wizards and the No. 22-ranked 76ers, according to the NBA Power Rankings here at Odds Shark. Predictive-scoring formulas run on this game indicate a potential 92-91 result in favor of the Wizards.
How They Match Up:
In rebounding, the battle of the boards features Washington's No. 9-rated squad against Philadelphia's No. 19-rated roster. When it comes to long-range shooting, Washington rates No. 17 in the league with 6.7 per game, while their foes tonight rank No. 22 with 6.3 per outing.
Defensively, the 76ers feature the league's No. 9-rated defense on the road, giving up 97.2 points per game. Washington, meanwhile, comes in at No. 17 in the league in scoring at home.
The 76ers were a 124-101 loser in their most recent outing at home against the Hawks. They failed to cover the 3.5-point spread as underdogs, while the total score (225) made winners of OVER bettors. Philadelphia was run off the court by the Hawks on Wednesday as Atlanta blasted them 124-101 at Wells Fargo Center.
The Wizards were a 103-98 loser in their most recent outing at home against the Heat. They failed to cover the 4-point spread as favorites, while the total score (201) made winners of OVER bettors. A.J. Price scored 23 points in a failed effort to lead the Wizards to victory (they lost 103-98 to Miami at Verizon Center on Wednesday).
Philadelphia 76ers Trends:
When playing on Friday are 3-7
Before playing Cleveland are 6-4
After playing Atlanta are 2-8
After a loss are 5-5
Washington Wizards Trends:
When playing on Friday are 2-8
Before playing Brooklyn are 1-9
After playing Miami are 5-5
After a loss are 6-4
A few 76ers at Wizards trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Philadelphia's last 5 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Philadelphia's last 5 games when playing Washington
The total has gone OVER in 14 of Philadelphia's last 18 games when playing on the road against Washington
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Philadelphia's last 8 games
Washington is 9-1 SU in its last 10 games at home
Washington is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games when playing at home against Philadelphia
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Washington's last 6 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Washington's last 5 games
Philadelphia home to Cleveland, Sunday, April 14
Washington at Brooklyn, Monday, April 15