San Antonio Spurs at Washington Wizards - 11/26/16 NBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction
San Antonio Spurs (13-3) at Washington Wizards (5-9)
NBA Basketball: Saturday, November 26, 2016 at 7:00 pm (Verizon Center)
The Line: Washington Wizards +6 -- Over/Under: 202.5 See the Latest Odds
The San Antonio Spurs and Washington Wizards square off Saturday night in a NBA contest at the Verizon Center on NBATV.
The San Antonio Spurs look to keep the ball rolling and build on their eight-game winning streak. The San Antonio Spurs are averaging 103.6 points on 46 percent shooting and allowing 98.3 points on 44.8 percent shooting. Kawhi Leonard is averaging 25.1 points and 3.1 assists while LaMarcus Aldridge is averaging 18.6 points and 6.9 rebounds. Pau Gasol is the third double-digit scorer and Patty Mills is dishing 3.5 assists. The San Antonio Spurs are shooting 39.7 percent from beyond the arc and 84 percent from the free throw line. The San Antonio Spurs are allowing 34.5 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 41.9 rebounds per game. The San Antonio Spurs have yet to lose a road game this season.
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The Washington Wizards look for another big win after winning three of their last four games. The Washington Wizards are averaging 102.8 points on 44.7 percent shooting and allowing 105.6 points on 46.1 percent shooting. John Wall is averaging 23.5 points and 8.9 assists while Bradley Beal is averaging 20.2 points and 2.7 rebounds. Otto Porter Jr. is the third double-digit scorer and Markieff Morris is grabbing 6.3 rebounds. The Washington Wizards are shooting 35.4 percent from beyond the arc and 76.9 percent from the free throw line. The Washington Wizards are allowing 39.5 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 43.5 rebounds per game. The Washington Wizards have split their last eight home games.
The Spurs are 17-8 ATS in their last 25 games playing on 0 days rest and 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games overall. The Wizards are 3-8 ATS in their last 11 games playing on 0 days rest and 2-5 ATS in their last 7 Saturday games. The Spurs are 7-2 ATS in the last 9 meetings in Washington and 21-7-2 ATS in the last 30 meetings overall.
The Spurs are just in one of those zones where they're playing quality basketball at both ends of the court, and they have yet to lose at home. The Wizards are finally finding some recent success, but the Magic aren't the Spurs, Suns or Knicks, three recent teams Washington has snagged wins against. I'll take the red hot Spurs and the reasonable line.