76ers vs. Wizards - 3/17/16 NBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Washington Wizards (31-35) at Philadelphia 76ers (9-58)
NBA Basketball: Thursday, March 17, 2016 at 7:00 pm (Wells Fargo Center)
The Line: Philadelphia 76ers -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
TV: CSNB, CSN
The Washington Wizards and Philadelphia 76ers meet Thursday night at the Wells Fargo Center.
The Washington Wizards look for consistency after splitting their last 10 games. The Washington Wizards are averaging 102.7 points on 45.6 percent shooting and allowing 104.5 points on 46.5 percent shooting. John Wall is averaging 20 points and 9.9 assists while Bradley Beal is averaging 17.8 points and 3.3 rebounds. Marcin Gortat is grabbing 10.1 rebounds and Otto Porter Jr. is dishing 1.7 assists. The Washington Wizards are shooting 35.6 percent from beyond the arc and 73.7 percent from the free throw line. The Wizards are allowing 37.6 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 41 rebounds per game. The Washington Wizards have lost four straight road games.
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The Philadelphia 76ers could use a win after losing 10 of their last 11 games. The Philadelphia 76ers are averaging 96.8 points on 43.7 percent shooting and allowing 107.3 points on 46.3 percent shooting. Ish Smith is averaging 15.3 points and seven assists while Nerlens Noel is averaging 11.1 points and 7.9 rebounds. Isaiah Canaan is dishing 1.8 assists and Hollis Thompson is grabbing 3.5 rebounds. The Philadelphia 76ers are shooting 33.6 percent from beyond the arc and 68.9 percent from the free throw line. The 76ers are allowing 36 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 41.3 rebounds per game. The Philadelphia 76ers have lost eight of their last 10 home games.
The Wizards are 0-5 ATS in their last 5 games playing on 0 days rest and 1-5 ATS in their last 6 games overall. The 76ers are 2-6 ATS in their last 8 games playing on 1 days rest and 1-6 ATS in their last 7 home games. The Wizards are 4-1 ATS in the last 5 meetings in Philadelphia and 4-1 ATS in the last 5 meetings overall.
The 76ers are back to not even competing much due to all of their injuries and what not. Meanwhile, the Wizards have played decent as of late and are still holding out hope for a playoff spot. Give me the road team by double digits.