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Nets home to Wizards in NBA betting action

Washington WizardsNew Jersey Nets
March 21, 7:30 PM | Prudential Center

Washington Wizards vs New Jersey Nets Odds

10-34TEAM RECORD15-32

Prudential Center will feature Nets vs. Wizards action on Wednesday as both teams try to pay off for bettors in NBA action.

The Nets sport records of 15-32 and 19-27-1 ATS heading into this matchup, while the Wizards sit at 10-34 and 16-28 ATS on the season. The OVER/UNDER records are 26-21 for the Nets and 22-22 for the Wizards.

View Washington vs New Jersey Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Oddsmakers opened the Nets as 5-point favorites in this matchup, while the OVER/UNDER line was sitting at 202.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
This game pits the Nets, currently No. 29 in the Odds Shark NBA Power Rankings, against the Wizards, who rate No. 27 in the most recent survey. Meanwhile, math and computer handicapping models run on this game predict a 91-89 victory for the Nets.

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How They Match Up:
In rebounding, the battle of the boards features New Jersey's No. 28-rated squad against Washington's No. 20-rated roster. When it comes to long-range shooting, New Jersey rates No. 3 in the league with 8.3 per game, while their foes tonight rank No. 25 with 5.1 per outing.

Defensively, the Wizards feature the league's No. 27-rated defense on the road, allowing 102.5 points per game. New Jersey, meanwhile, comes in at No. 25 in the league in scoring at home.

Washington lost its last outing, a 97-92 result against the Grizzlies on March 18. The Wizards covered in that game as a 12.5-point underdog, while the 189 combined points took the game UNDER the total. John Wall went off for 25 points and added 6 rebounds but it wasn't enough as Memphis defeated Washington, 97-92 at FedExForum.

Last time out for New Jersey, they were a 105-100 loser as they battled the Cavaliers at home. The Nets failed to cover in the match as a 4-point favorite, while 205 combined points moved the game OVER for totals bettors. Deron Williams went off for 28 points and added 0 rebounds but it wasn't enough as Cleveland defeated New Jersey, 105-100 at Prudential Center.

Washington Wizards Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 1-9
Before playing Indiana are 2-8
After playing Memphis are 3-7
After a loss are 3-7

New Jersey Nets Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 4-6
Before playing Atlanta are 1-9
After playing Cleveland are 2-8
After a loss are 6-4

A few Wizards at Nets trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Washington's last 7 games when playing New Jersey
Washington is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing on the road against New Jersey
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Washington's last 5 games when playing on the road against New Jersey
Washington is 7-2 SU in its last 9 games when playing New Jersey
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of New Jersey's last 7 games when playing Washington
The total has gone OVER in 6 of New Jersey's last 7 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of New Jersey's last 5 games when playing at home against Washington
New Jersey is 15-5 SU in its last 20 games when playing at home against Washington

Next up:
Washington home to Indiana, Thursday, March 22
New Jersey at Atlanta, Friday, March 23

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