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76ers vs Wizards NBA Game Preview

Philadelphia 76ersWashington Wizards
March 3, 6:00 PM | Verizon Center

Philadelphia 76ers vs Washington Wizards Odds

23-34TEAM RECORD18-39

Philadelphia travels to Washington on Sunday, hoping to boost its 23-34 mark with a victory over the Wizards.

The Wizards sit at 18-39 (35-21-1 ATS) on the season; in comparison, the 76ers are currently 23-34 (26-31 ATS). Looking to wager on the totals? Washington is 21-35-1 OU, and Philadelphia is 29-28 OU. (Note: follow us on Twitter for line updates and injuries news).

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Power Rankings / Prediction:
It's a betting matchup between the No. 14-rated Wizards and the No. 23-ranked 76ers, according to the NBA Power Rankings here at Odds Shark. Predictive-scoring formulas run on this game indicate a potential 92-90 result in favor of the Wizards.

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How They Match Up:
When it comes to rebounds, the visiting 76ers rank No. 20 in the league with 41.5 per game. That compares with Washington’s No. 8 ranking in that category. The story is different when it comes to three-point shooting where Washington is the NBA’s No. 18-ranked team at 6.6 per game, while the 76ers rate No. 22 with 6.2 per contest.

Defensively, the 76ers feature the league's No. 9-rated defense on the road, giving up 96.3 points per game. Washington, meanwhile, comes in at No. 21 in the league in scoring at home.

The 76ers were a 104-97 winner in their most recent outing at home against the Warriors. They covered the 2-point spread as underdogs, while the total score (201) made winners of OVER bettors. Golden State was scorched by Jrue Holiday for 27 points as the 76ers defated the Warriors 104-97 in NBA action on Saturday.

Last time out for Washington, they were a 96-88 loser as they battled the Knicks at home. The Wizards failed to cover in the match as a 3-point underdog, while 184 combined points moved the game UNDER for totals bettors. Bradley Beal scored 29 points and added 11 rebounds for a double-double, but his team still lost 96-88 against New York in NBA action at Verizon Center.

Philadelphia 76ers Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 3-7
Before playing Boston are 6-4
After playing Golden State are 5-5
After a win are 2-8

Washington Wizards Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 3-7
Before playing Minnesota are 4-6
After playing New York are 4-6
After a loss are 5-5

A few 76ers at Wizards trends to consider:
Philadelphia is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games when playing Washington
The total has gone OVER in 10 of Philadelphia's last 12 games when playing on the road against Washington
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Philadelphia's last 9 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 9 of Philadelphia's last 13 games
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Washington's last 9 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Washington's last 6 games at home
Washington is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games when playing at home against Philadelphia
The total has gone OVER in 10 of Washington's last 12 games when playing at home against Philadelphia

Next up:
Philadelphia home to Boston, Tuesday, March 5
Washington at Minnesota, Wednesday, March 6