Oklahoma City Thunder vs. Washington Wizards - 2/1/16 NBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Washington Wizards (21-24) at Oklahoma City Thunder (36-13)
NBA Basketball: Monday, February 1, 2016 at 8:00 pm (Chesapeake Energy Arena)
The Line: Oklahoma City Thunder -9.5 -- Over/Under: 221.5 See the Latest Odds
The Washington Wizards invade the Chesapeake Energy Arena to battle the Oklahoma City Thunder tonight.
The Wizards were able to snap a three-game skid on Saturday with a thrilling 123-122 win at Houston. John Wall led the team with 19 points, eight rebounds and 13 assists, Ramon Sessions added 17 points while Jared Dudley had 16 as the Wizards fell behind by 116-110 with just over 3 minutes remaining before going on a 11-1 run to steal the lead and the game. With the inspirational win, Washington falls to 21-24 on the season overall and 11-9 on the road where they've won four of their last five.
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Meanwhile, the Thunder have won 10 of their last 11 and are also coming off a win over the Rockets, beating them by 116-108 on Friday. Kevin Durant led the scoring with a game-high 33 points, Russell Westbrook had a triple-double of 26 points, 10 rebounds and 14 assists while Enes Kanter had 22 points off the bench as the Thunder overcame a slow start before dominating the Rockets following the ejection of Dwight Howard. With the easy win, Oklahoma City improves to 36-13 on the season and 22-5 at home.
In ATS trends, the Wizards are 2-5 ATS in their last seven games overall and 6-1 ATS in their last seven road games, while the Thunder are 5-1 ATS in their last six home games and 0-5 ATS in their last five games overall..
Head to head, the over is 4-1 ATS in the last five meetings in Oklahoma City and the road team is 3-1-1 ATS in the last five meetings overall.
The Wizards certainly showed up and put together a strong performance on Saturday against the Rockets, but the Thunder should be way too good at home where they've won their last six straight.