Washington vs New Orleans Wrap - Washington Wins 102-96
Trevor Ariza scored 21 points and added 10 rebounds for a double-double, leading Washington over New Orleans, 102-96, on Wednesday at New Orleans Arena.
Washington was the ATS victor, as they covered the 4-point spread as an underdog. Over-Under bettors who played OVER the total of 192.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Washington got 20 points from John Wall and another 17 points from Bradley Beal. John Wall contributed 6 assists, while Marcin Gortat cleaned the glass with 14 rebounds.
The Pelicans got a 23-point performance from Eric Gordon, who was supported by 21 points from Anthony Davis. Tyreke Evans had 5 assists in a losing cause for New Orleans, while Anthony Davis grabbed 7 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Washington were victorious, as the score was 61-44 at the break.
The rebound battle favored Washington as they grabbed 46 boards, while New Orleans only had 37.
Next game, Washington takes its act on the road to face Indiana looking for another win. For New Orleans, they head home to face Dallas.