At 7:00 ET, the Brooklyn Nets (-165) will be taking on the Washington Wizards (+137) in a game that can be seen on MNMT. The Nets have a 27-45 record and are 11th in the Eastern Conference, while the Wizards are 14th in the East with a record of 14-58.

Washington is currently riding a three-game win streak and will be looking to keep that going against a Brooklyn team that is favored by 3.5 points (-3.5). The over/under line for this matchup is set at 223.5.

BROOKLYN NETS VS WASHINGTON WIZARDS BETTING PICK

The Pick: Washington Wizards +3.5

This game will be played at Capital One Arena at 7:00 ET on Wednesday, March 27th.

WHY BET THE WASHINGTON WIZARDS:

  • We have this one finishing with a projected score of 107-104 in favor of the Wizards.
  • Our projections have Kyle Kuzma finishing with Kyle Kuzma points, 7 rebounds and 4 assists.
  • From the field, we have the Wizards finishing with a field goal percentage of 45.3% and knocking down 9 threes.

Can the Nets Pull Off a Road Win?

Today, the Nets are favored by 3.5 points on the road against the Wizards. This season, they have been the favorite in 23 of their 72 games, going 15-8 in those games. As the favorite, they have an ATS record of 13-10.

In their last game, the Nets defeated the Raptors by a score of 96-88. They were favored by 6.5 points in that game, giving them an ATS win. The O/U line for that game was 218.5.

Brooklyn’s O/U record for the season is 35-37, and the under has hit in their last two games. On average, their games have seen 224.4 points scored, which is lower than today’s O/U line of 223.5.

In the Eastern Conference standings, the Nets are currently in 11th place with a record of 27-45. Against other Eastern Conference teams, they are 19-25 compared to 8-20 against the West.

The Nets are 31-38 ATS this season, including a road ATS record of 13-24. On the road, they are 11-26 straight-up compared to 16-19 at home.

On the season, the Nets are averaging 110.9 points per game, which is 25th in the NBA. When playing on the road, they are scoring 108.7 points per game.

So far, Brooklyn has outscored the NBA scoring average in just 38.9% of their games. In terms of pace, the Nets are 26th in the league at 96.8 possessions per game.

When it comes to shooting, the Nets are 27th in field goal percentage at 45%. From two-point range, they are converting 52% of their attempts (25th).

The Nets’ defense is presently ranked 14th in the league, allowing an average of 113.5 points per contest. When it comes to forced turnovers, the Nets are forcing 12.3 per game, which is 11th in the league. They also come into the game sitting 15th in blocked shots at 5 per game.

Can the Wizards Pull Out the Win as Home Underdogs?

In their last three games, the Wizards have won straight up and have covered the spread in their last two games as the underdog. In their most recent game, they defeated the Bulls by a score of 107-105, covering the spread as 13-point underdogs.

This season, Washington has an ATS record of 32-39, including a 10-23 record against the spread at home. As the underdog, their ATS record is 31-34.

As the underdog this season, the Wizards have gone 12-54 and are currently getting 3.5 points against the Nets. On average, they have been outscored by 10.3 points per game as the underdog.

Washington’s O/U record for the season is 35-37, and the under has hit in their last three games. Today’s O/U line of 223.5 is lower than their season average of 238.5.

The Wizards are currently 14th in the Eastern Conference with a record of 14-58. In the East, they are 10-35 and 4-11 against other teams in the Southeast Division.

Heading into the game, the Wizards are 17th in the NBA in scoring at 113.7 points per game. However, they have struggled to score at home, averaging 113.1 points per game compared to 114.1 on the road.

Washington is the top-ranked team in terms of pace, averaging 102.2 possessions per game. In terms of field goal percentage, the Wizards are 17th in the league at 46%.

When it comes to three-point shooting, the Wizards are 28th in the NBA at 34%. Overall, they are 19th in three-pointers made per game at 12.2.

On average, the Washington defense is giving up 123.4 points per game (30th). Right now, they are on a 2 game streak of giving up fewer points than their season average. The Washington defense has allowed opponents to shoot 36.2% from beyond the arc this season. Opposing teams are also hitting 49.9% of their field goal attempts vs. Washington.