Washington Wizards vs. Philadelphia 76ers - 12/5/19 NBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction

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Philadelphia 76ers at Washington Wizards

Thursday, December 5, 2019 at 7:00 PM (Capital One Arena)

Philadelphia 76ers -6.0 . Total 234.0 Click Here for the Latest Odds

The Philadelphia 76ers are on the road for a matchup with the Washington Wizards.  The 76ers are (15-6), coming off a 103-94 win over the Utah Jazz.  The Wizards are (6-13), after falling 127-120 to the Orlando Magic.

In the 76ers win over the Jazz, Philadelphia was led throughout the game by Ben Simmons.  Simmons scored 14 points, registering 8 rebounds, while dishing out 9 assists.  The 76ers shot 41% from the floor and 50% from distance.  Philadelphia got dominated in the paint, being out scored 60 to 36 in the game.  The 76ers led by as many as 26 points en route to the victory.

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In the Wizards loss to the Magic, Washington was guided by Bradley Beal.  Beal did his part in trying to lead the Wizards to a win, scoring 42 points, pulling down 6 rebounds, and passing out 4 helpers.  The Wizards shot 51% from the floor and 34% from 3-point range.  The Wizards were out rebounded, 48 to 38.  Washington had an assist to turnover ratio in the game of, 22 to 10 in the loss.

Recent Betting Trends:

76ers are 10-2 ATS in their last 12 Thursday games.

76ers are 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games overall.

The under is 6-1 in 76ers last 7 overall.

Wizards are 1-5 ATS in their last 6 games overall.

The over is 9-3 in Wizards last 12 home games.

The over is 8-3 in Wizards last 11 overall.

Washington has been an easy team for opponents to score against, the Wizards rank 30th in points allowed per game, at nearly 123 per game.  The 76ers on the other hand have one of the better defense's, giving up just under 104 per game.  Beal and the Wizards have had no trouble scoring against team, averaging almost 119 per game, which ranks 3rd ins coring offense.  With the Wizards being able to put forth good offensive numbers against really anyone and seeing how the Wizards defense gives up points at will....I'm confident that both offense's will be able to score enough to push the total over.  Final score prediction, 76ers win and the total goes over, 124-116.    

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Chris’s Pick Over 234.0

The pick in this article is the opinion of the writer, not a Sports Chat Place site consensus.