NBA Game Preview - Wizards underdogs vs Spurs at San Antonio

Washington WizardsSan Antonio Spurs
2-5November 13, 2013, 08:30 | AT&T Center7-1

Washington pays a visit to San Antonio on Wednesday, hoping to send the Spurs to a loss while also covering the spread in NBA action at AT&T Center.

(Note: follow us on Twitter for line updates and injuries news). The Spurs are 7-1 so far on the season, and 4-4 ATS vs. the number. The Wizards, meanwhile, are 2-5 and 4-3 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have seen San Antonio go 3-5 and the Wizards go 5-2 on the totals.

View Washington Wizards vs San Antonio Spurs Odds and Stats.

The visitors opened this morning as 11-point underdogs in this one at most sportsbooks tracked at Odds Shark (including Sportsbook), while the total was hovering around 198 at Sportsbook and other shops.

According to new Power Rankings at Odds Shark, it's the No. 17-rated Spurs and the No. 20-rated Wizards in this matchup. Predictive computer formulas point to a 101-90 win for the Spurs on Wednesday.

In their last action, Washington was a 105-95 loser on the road against the Mavericks. They failed to cover the 5.5-point spread as underdogs, while the combined score (200) was profitable news for UNDER bettors. Trevor Ariza scored 27 points for Washington on Tuesday, but the Mavericks managed a 105-95 victory over the Wizards at American Airlines Center.

How They Match Up:
When it comes to rebounds, the visiting Wizards rank No. 22 in the league with 40.86 per game. That compares with San Antonio’s No. 15 ranking in that category. The story is different when it comes to three-point shooting where San Antonio is the NBA’s No. 16-ranked team at 7.75 per game, while the Wizards rate No. 1 with 11.43 per contest.

Next up:
Washington home to Cleveland, Saturday, November 16th
San Antonio at Utah, Friday, November 15th
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