Spurs visit Wizards in NBA clash
San Antonio Spurs vs Washington Wizards Odds
The Washington Wizards host San Antonio on Monday, looking to build on their 0-11 mark against the 11-3 Spurs in NBA action at Verizon Center.
Supporters of the Spurs have seen them go 11-3 and 8-5-1 ATS so far this season, while the Wizards are at 0-11 and 5-6 ATS. (Note: follow us on Twitter for line updates and injuries news). In totals betting, the Wizards are 5-6, while the Spurs are 8-6.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Power Rankings at Odds Shark have the No. 9-rated Spurs taking on the No. 18-rated Wizards in this contest. Computer models indicate a possible 101-89 win for the Spurs on Monday.
How They Match Up:
The game also pits Washington's No. 30-ranked offense, averaging 89.8 PPG, against a Spurs defense that ranks No. 11 at 95.7 PPG. The Wizards field goal percentage has averaged 39.6% so far, less than the Spurs shooters have achieved on the year, 47.2% per game.
In comparing how the teams stack up statistically, the Spurs own the league's No. 12-rated mark, allowing 97.6 points per game when playing on the road. Washington, on the other hand, rates No. 29 in scoring on their home court.
San Antonio won its last outing, a 111-106 result against the Raptors on November 25. The Spurs failed to cover in that game as a 6-point favorite, while the 217 combined points took the game OVER the total. San Antonio got 32 points from Tony Parker en route to a 111-106 victory over Toronto on Sunday at Air Canada Centre.
The Wizards were a 108-106 loser in their most recent outing at home against the Bobcats. They failed to cover the 4.5-point spread as favorites, while the total score (214) made winners of OVER bettors. Washington got 21 points from Martell Webster but lost anyway 108-106 against the Bobcats on Saturday at Verizon Center.
San Antonio Spurs Trends:
When playing on Monday are 8-2
Before playing Orlando are 8-2
After playing Toronto are 8-2
After a win are 7-3
Washington Wizards Trends:
When playing on Monday are 1-9
Before playing Portland are 7-3
After playing Charlotte are 4-6
After a loss are 0-10
A few Spurs at Wizards trends to consider:
San Antonio is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games on the road
San Antonio is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing Washington
San Antonio is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing on the road against Washington
The total has gone OVER in 5 of San Antonio's last 6 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Washington's last 5 games when playing at home against San Antonio
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Washington's last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Washington's last 8 games when playing San Antonio
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Washington's last 7 games at home
San Antonio at Orlando, Wednesday, November 28
Washington home to Portland, Wednesday, November 28