Pointspread favors Thunder in battle with Wizards
|Oklahoma City Thunder||Washington Wizards|
|38-10||February 01, 2014, 07:00 | Verizon Center||22-23|
Washington looks to cover the Wizards-Thunder pointspread on Saturday and improve its overall 22-23 mark when they host Oklahoma City in NBA action.
The Wizards sit at 22-23 (23-21-1 ATS) on the season; in comparison, the Thunder are currently 38-10 (29-19 ATS). Looking to wager on the totals? Washington is 26-19 OU, and Oklahoma City is 24-24 OU. (Note: follow us on Twitter for line updates and injuries news).
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Bettors looking to back the visiting Thunder before tip-off in this one found them as -5-point favorites earlier at Bovada, while the total was sitting at 202.5 at TopBet.
The Power Rankings at Odds Shark have the No. 2-rated Thunder taking on the No. 13-rated Wizards in this contest. Computer models indicate a possible 100-92 win for the Thunder on Saturday.
In their last action, Washington was a 110-103 loser on the road against the Clippers. They covered the 8-point spread as underdogs, while the combined score (213) was profitable news for OVER bettors. Washington suffered a 110-103 loss against Los Angeles on Wednesday, getting 20 points from Bradley Beal in a losing effort at STAPLES Center.
How They Match Up:
In rebounding, the battle of the boards features Washington's No. 15-rated squad against Oklahoma City's No. 4-rated roster. When it comes to long-range shooting, Washington rates No. 15 in the league with 7.69 per game, while their foes tonight rank No. 17 with 7.29 per outing.
A few Thunder at Wizards trends to consider:
Oklahoma City is 9-0-1 SU in its last 10 games
Oklahoma City is 5-0-1 SU in its last 6 games on the road
Oklahoma City is 6-14-1 ATS in its last 21 games when playing Washington
Oklahoma City is 7-2 SU in its last 9 games when playing Washington
Washington is 1-8 ATS in its last 9 games at home
Washington is 4-9 SU in its last 13 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Washington's last 7 games at home
Washington is 4-2 ATS in its last 6 games when playing Oklahoma City
Oklahoma City home to Memphis, Monday, February 3rd
Washington home to Portland, Monday, February 3rd