NBA odds preview - 76ers vs. Wizards

Philadelphia 76ers Washington Wizards
1-0 November 01, 2013, 07:00 | Verizon Center 0-1



The Wizards will try to cover the spread at Verizon Center on Friday when they get a visit from the 76ers in basketball action.

(Note: follow us on Twitter for line updates and injuries news). The Wizards are 0-1 so far on the season, and 0-1 ATS vs. the number. The 76ers, meanwhile, are 1-0 and 1-0 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have seen Washington go 1-0 and the 76ers go 1-0 on the totals.

View Philadelphia 76ers vs Washington Wizards Odds and Stats.

Washington opened as -7.5-point Favorite at online sportsbook BetOnline, while the NBA total was sitting around 197.5 at Sportsbook.ag for those who prefer OVER/UNDER betting.

The Odds Shark Power Rankings have the Wizards at No. 17 and the 76ers at No. 18 heading into this contest. Handicapping models run by the computers at Odds Shark project a 105-91 result in favor of the 76ers.

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The 76ers were a 114-110 winner in their most recent outing at home against the Heat. They covered the 10-point spread as underdogs, while the total score (224) made winners of OVER bettors. Philadelphia got 26 points from Evan Turner en route to a 114-110 victory over Miami on Wednesday at Wells Fargo Center.

The Wizards were a 113-102 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the Pistons. They failed to cover the 2.5-point spread as underdogs, while the total score (215) made winners of OVER bettors. Washington got 28 points and 10 rebounds from Trevor Ariza in a losing cause in a 113-102 loss to Detroit on Wednesday at The Palace of Auburn Hills.

A few 76ers at Wizards trends to consider:
Philadelphia is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games
Philadelphia is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Philadelphia's last 6 games
Philadelphia is 5-20 SU in its last 25 games on the road
Washington is 1-6 ATS in its last 7 games
Washington is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 7 of Washington's last 8 games
Washington is 8-2 ATS in its last 10 games at home


Next up:
Philadelphia at Chicago, Saturday, November 2nd
Washington at Miami, Sunday, November 3rd
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