Washington Wizards (15-25) at Brooklyn Nets (28-14)
NBA Basketball: Sunday, March 21, 2021 at 7:00 pm (Barclays Center)
The Line: Brooklyn Nets -8 -- Over/Under: 245 Click to Get Latest Betting Odds
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The Washington Wizards and Brooklyn Nets meet Sunday in NBA action at the Barclays Center.
The Washington Wizards need a win after losing seven of their last nine games. The Washington Wizards are averaging 115.2 points on 46.3 percent shooting and allowing 120.2 points on 47.6 percent shooting. Bradley Beal is averaging 32.5 points and 5.2 rebounds while Russell Westbrook is averaging 21.8 points and 10.2 assists. Rui Hachimura is the third double-digit scorer and Davis Bertans is grabbing 2.9 rebounds. The Washington Wizards are shooting 34.4 percent from beyond the arc and 76.7 percent from the free throw line. The Washington Wizards are allowing 38.4 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 43.7 rebounds per game.
The Brooklyn Nets look for a win after winning 14 of their last 16 games. The Brooklyn Nets are averaging 120.4 points on 50 percent shooting and allowing 115.4 points on 46.6 percent shooting. Kevin Durant is averaging 29 points and 5.3 assists while Kyrie Irving is averaging 28.1 points and 4.8 rebounds. James Harden is the third double-digit scorer and Joe Harris is dishing 1.7 assists. The Brooklyn Nets are shooting 40 percent from beyond the arc and 79.9 percent from the free throw line. The Brooklyn Nets are allowing 36.5 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 44 rebounds per game.
The Wizards are 5-2 ATS in their last 7 road games and 5-13 ATS in their last 18 Sunday games. The Nets are 1-5 ATS in their last 6 Sunday games and 12-4 ATS in their last 16 games overall. The over is 5-2 in Wizards last 7 overall. The over is 27-9 in Nets last 36 overall. The Wizards are 2-6 ATS in the last 8 meetings in Brooklyn and 5-1 ATS in the last 6 meetings.
Right when it looked like the Washington Wizards got their act together, they lose seven of their last nine games and are losing their last five games by an average of 7.2 points while allowing 48.5 percent shooting from the field. The Brooklyn Nets are not only the hottest team in the league, but they continue to cover these steep numbers and have covered 12 of their last 16 games overall. I'm not stepping in front of the Nets for the Wizards. It's Brooklyn or pass for me.