Wizards vs. 76ers - 2/29/16 NBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Philadelphia 76ers (8-50) at Washington Wizards (28-30)
NBA Basketball: Monday, February 29, 2016 at 7:00 pm (Verizon Center)
The Line: Washington Wizards -12.5 -- Over/Under: 215 See the Latest Odds
TV: CN8PHI, CSNB
The Philadelphia 76ers and Washington Wizards square off Monday at the Verizon Center.
The Philadelphia 76ers need a wi in order to snap an eight-game losing streak. The Philadelphia 76ers are averaging 95.8 points on 43.7 percent shooting and allowing 106.4 points on 46.1 percent shooting. Jahlil Okafor is averaging 17.3 points and 7.1 rebounds while Ish Smith is averaging 14.3 points and 7.3 assists. Robert Covington is grabbing 5.8 rebounds and Isaiah Canaan is dishing 1.7 assists. The Philadelphia 76ers are shooting 33.6 percent from beyond the arc and 68.5 percent from the free throw line. The 76ers are allowing 35.4 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 41.6 rebounds per game. The Philadelphia 76ers have lost six straight road games.
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The Washington Wizards look for another win after winning six of their last nine games. The Washington Wizards are averaging 102.6 points on 45.5 percent shooting and allowing 104.5 points on 46.7 percent shooting. John Wall is averaging 19.8 points and 9.8 assists while Bradley Beal is averaging 18 points and 3.4 rebounds. Marcin Gortat is grabbing 10 rebounds and Otto Porter Jr. is dishing 1.7 assists. The Washington Wizards are shooting 35.8 percent from beyond the arc and 74.5 percent from the free throw line. The Wizards are allowing 37.8 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 40.5 rebounds per game. The Washington Wizards have won five straight home games.
The 76ers are 4-0 ATS in their last 4 Monday games and 2-7 ATS in their last 9 games playing on 0 days rest. The Wizards are 4-0 ATS in their last 4 home games and 7-3 ATS in their last 10 games overall. The 76ers are 0-4 ATS in the last 4 meetings.
The 76ers just lost to the Wizards by nine, and that game was in Philly. The Wizards are playing better ball as of late and the 76ers and clearly still the 76ers. This is a game that the Wizards should be able to win by double digits.