Making on a bet on this NBA game featuring the Wizards versus the 76ers? Tip off is at at 7:00 ET, and you can watch it all unfold on NBCS. The game will be played at Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia, PA. The over/under for this Eastern conference contest is set at 228.5 points, with the 76ers being the favored team playing at home against the Wizards.
WASHINGTON WIZARDS VS PHILADELPHIA 76ERS BETTING PICK
The Pick: Washington Wizards +11.5
This game will be played at Wells Fargo Center at 7:00 ET on Monday, November 6th.
WHY BET THE WASHINGTON WIZARDS:
- We have this one finishing with a projected score of 110-104 in favor of the 76ers.
- Our projections have Joel Embiid finishing with Joel Embiid points, 7 rebounds and 3 assists.
- From the field, we have the 76ers finishing with a field goal percentage of 48.8% and knocking down 13 threes.
Will the Wizards Make it Happen in Philadelphia?
The Wizards, presently 15th in the Eastern Conference and 5th in the Southeast division, are 1-4 overall and looking to snap a three game losing streak as they prepare to face off against the 76ers.
So far this season, Washington has an overall ATS record of 3-2. On the road, the Wizards maintain a 2-1 ATS record, while they have a 1-1 record vs. the spread when playing at home.
Kyle Kuzma comes into the game as the top scorer for the Wizards, averaging 22.8 points per game with a 53.1% effective field goal percentage and 3 assists per game in the 2023-2024 season.
In terms of the Washington Wizards’ offense in the 2023-2024 season, they average 21.6 free throw attempts per game (22nd in the NBA), 104.6 possessions per game (19th in the league), and 115 points per game (12th in the NBA).
Washington’s defense comes into the game ranking last in the league, allowing an average of 125.2 points per game. Additionally, they rank 23rd in steals allowed with 9.6 per game, and have the worst three-point percentage allowed at 39.8%.
Will the 76ers Find a Way to Win at Home?
In today’s matchup, the 76ers, with an overall record of 4-1, aim to extend their current four-game winning streak. When playing away games this season, the 76ers have a 1-1 record, while boasting a perfect 3-0 record when playing at home.
The 76ers have a perfect record against the spread, going 5-0. On the road, they have a scoring margin of +3.0, while at home, their scoring margin is an impressive +18.3.
Philadelphia’s offense is led by Joel Embiid, who currently holds the title of top scorer for the 76ers in the 2023-2024 season, boasting an average of 6.2 assists, 29.4 points, and a 50% field goal percentage per game.
This year’s Philadelphia offense has displayed remarkable statistics in points per game, possessions per game, and free throw attempts per game. The team holds the 6th position in the NBA for points per game (116.6), ranks 28th for possessions per game (97.6), and secures the 5th spot for free throw attempts per game (26.4).
Philadelphia’s comes into the game with a defense that ranks 13th in the NBA for allowing 7.4 blocked shots per game, 4th for allowing 104.4 points per game, and 3rd for allowing a 43.3 field goal percentage.