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NBA Matchup - Wizards Nets Odds Preview

Brooklyn NetsWashington Wizards
Feb 8, 7:00 PM | Verizon Center

Brooklyn Nets vs Washington Wizards Odds

29-20TEAM RECORD13-35

The Wizards hope to be unwelcoming hosts on Friday as the Nets pay a visit to Verizon Center in NBA betting action.

Washington will face the 29-20 Nets, who own a 22-25-2 ATS mark on the season. (Note: follow us on Twitter for line updates and injuries news). In totals betting, the Wizards are 20-27-1 favoring the UNDER so far this season while the Nets are 21-28 favoring the OVER.

View Brooklyn vs Washington Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Washington opened as 2.5-point underdogs at online sportsbook BetOnline, while the NBA total was sitting around 186 at Sportsbook.ag for those who prefer OVER/UNDER betting.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
This game matches up the No. 16 (Wizards) and the No. 15 (Nets) teams in the league, according to our current NBA Power Rankings at Odds Shark. A 95-90 result in favor of the Nets is predicted by handicapping models.

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How They Match Up:
In rebounding, the battle of the boards features Washington's No. 10-rated squad against Brooklyn's No. 15-rated roster. When it comes to long-range shooting, Washington rates No. 18 in the league with 6.6 per game, while their foes tonight rank No. 9 with 7.6 per outing.

Defensively, the Nets feature the league's No. 4-rated defense on the road, giving up 95.2 points per game. Washington, meanwhile, comes in at No. 23 in the league in scoring at home.

In their last action, Brooklyn was a 93-90 winner on the road against the Pistons. They covered the 2-point spread as underdogs, while the combined score (183) was profitable news for UNDER bettors. The Nets got 17 points from Brook Lopez as Brooklyn ran past Detroit 93-90 on Wednesday at The Palace of Auburn Hills.

The Wizards were a 106-96 winner in their most recent outing at home against the Knicks. They covered the 4.5-point spread as underdogs, while the total score (202) made winners of OVER bettors. The Wizards grabbed a 106-96 win over the Knicks on Wednesday, behind a 21-point effort from John Wall at Verizon Center.

Brooklyn Nets Trends:
When playing on Friday are 4-6
Before playing San Antonio are 2-8
After playing Detroit are 1-9
After a win are 6-4

Washington Wizards Trends:
When playing on Friday are 1-9
Before playing Milwaukee are 3-7
After playing New York are 4-6
After a win are 4-6

A few Nets at Wizards trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Brooklyn's last 5 games
Brooklyn is 13-5 SU in its last 18 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Brooklyn's last 7 games when playing Washington
The total has gone UNDER in 17 of Brooklyn's last 25 games on the road
Washington is 7-1 SU in its last 8 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Washington's last 11 games
The total has gone OVER in 8 of Washington's last 11 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Washington's last 7 games when playing Brooklyn

Next up:
Brooklyn home to San Antonio, Sunday, February 10
Washington at Milwaukee, Monday, February 11