At 7:00 ET, the 7-33 Washington Wizards (-135) will host the 7-34 San Antonio Spurs (+112) in a non-conference matchup. Washington is favored by 2.5 points (-2.5) and the over/under line is 242.

This game will be played at Capital One Arena in Washington and can be seen on MNMT.

SAN ANTONIO SPURS VS WASHINGTON WIZARDS BETTING PICK

The Pick: San Antonio Spurs +2.5

This game will be played at Capital One Arena at 7:00 ET on Saturday, January 20th.

WHY BET THE SAN ANTONIO SPURS:

  • We have this one finishing with a projected score of 111-107 in favor of the Spurs.
  • Our projections have Keldon Johnson finishing with Keldon Johnson points, 5 rebounds and 3 assists.
  • From the field, we have the Spurs finishing with a field goal percentage of 44.6% and knocking down 12 threes.

Does San Antonio Have What it Takes on the Road?

San Antonio’s O/U record for the season is 24-16-1, and their games have averaged 233.4 points per game. Today’s O/U line is set at 242.

In their last game against the Hornets, the Spurs lost by a score of 124-120. The O/U line for that game was 236 points.

San Antonio has lost four straight games and currently has a record of 7-34, which is 15th in the Western Conference. In non-conference games, they are 2-15 and 5-19 against other Western Conference teams.

On the road, the Spurs are 10-12 ATS, and their ATS record for the season is 19-22. As the underdog, they are 4-34 and have gone 9 straight games as the underdog.

In their last three games, the Spurs have covered the spread as the underdog. Today, they are getting 2.5 points as the underdog.

This season, the Spurs are 23rd in the NBA in scoring at 112.1 points per game. However, they have been more effective offensively at home, where they are averaging 116.3 points per game.

In terms of pace, San Antonio is 3rd in the league at 101.9 possessions per game. This has led to the Spurs being 4th in the NBA in assists at 29.1 per game.

When it comes to shooting, the Spurs are 28th in field goal percentage at 45%. From beyond the arc, they are 15th in made threes but just 28th in three-point shooting percentage.

So far, the Spurs’ defense is ranked 26th in the league at 121.3 points per contest. For the season, San Antonio is ranked 25th in fewest fouls per game. Team’s are averaging 23.0 free-throws per game vs. the Spurs and have an overall field goal percentage of 48.7%.

Is a Home Win Possible for the Wizards?

In their last game, the Wizards lost to the Knicks by a score of 113-109. Washington covered the spread as 12-point underdogs, and the O/U line for the game was 234.

Today, the Wizards are favored by 2.5 points against the Spurs. This season, Washington has been favored in just two of their 40 games and has a record of 0-2 in those games. As the favorite, the Wizards have gone 5-12 against the spread, and their average scoring margin as the favorite is -9.5 points per game.

Washington’s O/U record for the season is 21-19, and their games have averaged 240.4 points per game. Today’s O/U line is set at 242, and 24 of their games have had lower over/under lines than that.

Against the Eastern Conference, the Wizards are 5-27, which is 14th in the East. Overall, they are 7-33 and have lost their last two games. Washington’s ATS record for the season is 19-21, with a 5-12 record at home and 14-9 on the road.

Offensively, the Wizards have been one of the most efficient teams in the league, ranking 11th in field goal percentage. They are also the top team in pace, which has helped them average 115.4 points per game (15th).

When playing at home, Washington has been slightly better offensively, averaging 116.6 points per game. Overall, they have outscored the NBA scoring average in 55% of their games.

So far this season, the Wizards have been one of the better teams at getting to the free-throw line, averaging 21.2 attempts per game (25th). However, they have struggled on the offensive glass, ranking 28th in offensive rebounds.

On average, the Washington defense is giving up 125.0 points per game (30th). Right now, they are on a 4 game streak of giving up fewer points than their season average. Washington’s defense is currently forcing 13.3 turnovers per game, which is 18th in the league. Additionally, they enter the game ranked 14th in blocked shots, with an average of 5.4 rejections per game.