Wizards at Thunder - 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 -10 -- Over/Under: 226 See the Latest Odds
TV: CSNB, FSOK
The Washington Wizards and Oklahoma City Thunder meet Monday night at the Chesapeake Energy Arena.
The Washington Wizards need a big victory after losing five of their last seven games. The Washington Wizards are averaging 102.3 points on 45.5 percent shooting and allowing 104.8 points on 46.9 percent shooting. John Wall is averaging 19.5 points and 9.8 assists while Bradley Beal is averaging 18.1 points and four rebounds. Marcin Gortat is grabbing 9.9 rebounds and Otto Porter Jr. is dishing two assists. The Washington Wizards are shooting 36.5 percent from beyond the arc and 75.8 percent from the free throw line. The Wizards are allowing 38.8 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 40.1 rebounds per game. The Washington Wizards have won five of their last seven road games. Kris Humphries is questionable with a knee injury.
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The Oklahoma City Thunder look to remain hot after winning 10 of their last 11 games. The Oklahoma City Thunder are averaging 109.4 points on 47.5 percent shooting and allowing 101.5 points on 43.3 percent shooting. Kevin Durant is averaging 27.2 points and eight rebounds while Russell Westbrook is averaging 24.1 points and 9.9 assists. Serge Ibaka is grabbing 6.8 rebounds and Dion Waiters is dishing 1.9 assists. The Oklahoma City Thunder are shooting 36 percent from beyond the arc and 78.8 percent from the free throw line. The Thunder are allowing 35.1 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 47.7 rebounds per game. The Oklahoma City Thunder have won six straight home games. Cameron Payne is questionable with a concussion.
The Wizards are 6-1 ATS in their last 7 road games and 2-5 ATS in their last 7 games overall. The Thunder are 5-1 ATS in their last 6 home games and 0-5 ATS in their last 5 games overall. The underdog is 3-1-1 ATS in the last 5 meetings.
It may be time to just announce that the Wizards aren't a good basketball team. Meanwhile, the Thunder have been hot recently and are looking to close in on a top seed in the West. I'll take OKC by double digits.