76ers vs. Wizards - 2/26/16 NBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Washington Wizards (26-29) at Philadelphia 76ers (8-49)
NBA Basketball: Friday, February 26, 2016 at 7:00 pm (Wells Fargo Center)
The Line: Philadelphia 76ers +7.5 -- Over/Under: 215 See the Latest Odds
TV: CNSW, CSN
The Washington Wizards and Philadelphia 76ers meet Friday night at the Wells Fargo Center.
The Washington Wizards look for consistency after splitting their last 10 games. The Washington Wizards are averaging 102.6 points on 45.6 percent shooting and allowing 104.7 points on 46.7 percent shooting. John Wall is averaging 19.7 points and 9.8 assists while Bradley Beal is averaging 18.3 points and 3.5 rebounds. Marcin Gortat is grabbing 10 rebounds and Otto Porter Jr. is dishing 1.8 assists. The Washington Wizards are shooting 35.9 percent from beyond the arc and 74.3 percent from the free throw line. The Wizards are allowing 37.9 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 40.3 rebounds per game. The Washington Wizards have lost five of their last six road games. Gary Neal is questionable with a thigh injury.
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The Philadelphia 76ers need a win in order to snap a six-game losing streak. The Philadelphia 76ers are averaging 95.9 points on 43.7 percent shooting and allowing 106.5 points on 46.2 percent shooting. Jahlil Okafor is averaging 17.3 points and 7.1 rebounds while Ish Smith is averaging 14.5 points and 7.3 assists. Robert Covington is grabbing 5.7 rebounds and Isaiah Canaan is dishing 1.7 assists. The Philadelphia 76ers are shooting 33.7 percent from beyond the arc and 68.3 percent from the free throw line. The 76ers are allowing 35.5 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 41.6 rebounds per game. The Philadelphia 76ers have lost five of their last six home games. T.J. McConnell is questionable with an ankle injury.
The Wizards are 6-1 ATS in their last 7 Friday games and 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games following a ATS loss. The 76ers are 8-3 ATS in their last 11 home games and 1-5 ATS in their last 6 vs. NBA Southeast. The Wizards are 5-1 ATS in the last 6 meetings.
The Wizards have been one of the more frustrating teams to figure out, as you're not sure which team is going to show up. I do know that the 76ers have at least been competing and have covered eight of their last 11 home games. So, give me the points.