Don’t miss out on the NBA showdown between the Wizards and Nets. The game is starting at 3:00 ET on YES, and it’s hosted by the Nets at Barclays Center in Brooklyn, NY. Get ready to place your bets! The over/under for this game is set at 234.5 points, and the Nets are the home favorites against the Wizards in a Eastern conference matchup.
WASHINGTON WIZARDS VS BROOKLYN NETS BETTING PICK
The Pick: Washington Wizards +7
This game will be played at Barclays Center at 3:00 ET on Sunday, November 12th.
WHY BET THE WASHINGTON WIZARDS:
- We have this one finishing with a projected score of 108-107 in favor of the Nets.
- Our projections have Cameron Johnson finishing with Cameron Johnson points, 4 rebounds and 2 assists.
- From the field, we have the Nets finishing with a field goal percentage of 48.2% and knocking down 13 threes.
Can Washington Deliver Being Underdogs on the Road?
The Wizards have a below .500 record of 2-6 as they seek to come out on top vs. the Nets. Across eight games, the Wizards have a 1-6 record when facing Eastern Conference teams, and they have a 1-0 record in non-conference games.
Against the spread, Washington is .500 so far this season with a mark of 4-4 ATS. On the road, the Wizards have an ATS record of 3-2 compared to a 1-2 record vs. the spread at home.
The Wizards offense is coming off a game in which they scored 117 points vs. the Hornets. Overall their field goal percentage was 48.9% while connecting on 14 threes. The team’s top scorer is Kyle Kuzma, who comes into today’s matchup with an average of 24, while Jordan Poole also maintains a PPG average of 17 leading up to the game.
Coming into the game, the Wizards’ defense is giving up an average of 126.5 points per game. So far, they have given up more points than the NBA league average in 87.5% of their games.
For the season, Washington is ranked 19th in fewest fouls per game. Team’s are averaging 21.6 free-throws per game vs. the Wizards and have an overall field goal percentage of 51.1%.
Pressure Builds for Brooklyn as Home Favorites
The Nets have a below .500 record of 4-5 as they seek to come out on top vs. the Wizards. In road games, the Nets have a 3-2 record this season, in contrast to their 1-3 record when playing at home.
Presently, Brooklyn boasts an ATS record of 7-1, which is above .500 against the spread. Brooklyn has covered the spread in two straight home games and are 3-0 ATS at home compared to 4-1 on the road.
In their recent matchup, the Nets offense ended with 107 points against the Celtics. They finished with an overall field goal percentage of 44.7% and made 15 threes. The top scorer for the Nets was Lonnie Walker IV with 20 points, while Dennis Smith Jr. also added 14 to the scoreboard.
Coming into the game, the Nets’ defense is giving up an average of 115.4 points per game. So far, they have given up more points than the NBA league average in 66.7% of their games.
Opponents are hitting 55.0% of their two-point field goal attempts this season, and they’re also connecting on 34.0% of their three-point attempts.