At 8:00 ET, the San Antonio Spurs (-175) will host the Washington Wizards (+145) in a non-conference matchup. The Spurs are favored by 4.5 points, and the over/under line is set at 240.

Both teams are currently in last place in their respective conferences, with the Wizards (8-37) 14th in the East and the Spurs (10-36) 15th in the West. San Antonio has won two straight games, and this game will be played at the Frost Bank Center in San Antonio.

WASHINGTON WIZARDS VS SAN ANTONIO SPURS BETTING PICK

The Pick: Washington Wizards +4.5

This game will be played at Frost Bank Center at 8:00 ET on Monday, January 29th.

WHY BET THE WASHINGTON WIZARDS:

  • We have this one finishing with a projected score of 112-108 in favor of the Wizards.
  • Our projections have Kyle Kuzma finishing with Kyle Kuzma points, 6 rebounds and 4 assists.
  • From the field, we have the Wizards finishing with a field goal percentage of 46.9% and knocking down 13 threes.

Are the Wizards Ready for a Road Win?

Washington has won four straight games against the spread on the road and has an ATS record of 15-9 on the road. Overall, they are 21-24 against the spread and have covered in their last two road games.

The Wizards are 8-34 as the underdog this season and have been the underdog in all but three of their games. As the underdog, they are 21-21 against the spread and have an average scoring differential of -9.2 points per game.

Coming into today’s game, the Wizards have an O/U record of 22-23 for the season. In their last four games, the under has hit and their games have averaged 239.3 points per game.

In their most recent game, the Wizards defeated the Pistons by a score of 118-104. Washington covered the spread as 3.5-point underdogs, and the O/U line for the game was 241.

Washington’s win over Detroit improved their overall record to 8-37, which is 14th in the Eastern Conference. Against other Eastern Conference teams, they are 6-27 and 2-10 against non-conference opponents.

This season, the Wizards are ranked 16th in the NBA in scoring, averaging 115.1 points per game. However, they have actually been slightly better on the road, averaging 114.6 points compared to 115.6 at home.

So far, the Wizards have outscored the NBA scoring average in 53.3% of their games. In terms of pace, they are the fastest team in the league, averaging 102.4 possessions per game.

When it comes to shooting, the Wizards are 15th in field goal percentage at 47%. They have been particularly effective inside the arc, ranking 12th in two-point shooting at 55%.

Looking at the Wizards defense, they will be looking for a better performance considering they are currently conceding 124.2 points per game (30th). On two point field goal attempts, the Wizards’ defensive unit is allowing a field goal percentage of 56.8% and allowing 37.4% from beyond the arc.

Can the Spurs Deliver Being Favored at Home?

San Antonio has won two straight games and will look to make it three in a row today against Washington. In their last game, the Spurs defeated the Timberwolves by a score of 113-112. They were 10.5-point underdogs going into the game.

This season, the Spurs have an O/U record of 27-18-1, and the under has hit in their last two games. On average, their games have seen 234.3 points scored, and today’s O/U line is set at 240.

Against the spread, the Spurs are 23-23 for the season, and they have covered the spread in their last two games. At home, they are 11-11 ATS and have an average scoring differential of -6.3 points per game.

San Antonio’s record of 10-36 has them in 15th place in the Western Conference. In games against other Western Conference teams, they are 7-20 and 1-7 against division opponents. The Spurs are favored by 4.5 points today.

At home, the Spurs are scoring 116.0 points per game, which is 16th in the NBA. Overall, they are 23rd in scoring at 112.9 points per game. In terms of field goal percentage, the Spurs are 25th in the league at 46%. When it comes to three-point shooting, they are 29th in the NBA at 34%.

Heading into this game, the Spurs have outscored the NBA scoring average in 47.8% of their games. In terms of pace, San Antonio is 4th in the league at 101.6 possessions per game. When it comes to two-point shooting, the Spurs are 18th in the NBA at 54%.

So far this season, the Spurs are 3rd in the NBA in assists at 29.4 per game. When it comes to free throws, San Antonio is 28th in made free throws per game and 29th in free throw attempts per game.

At present, the Spurs’ defense is ranked 26th, allowing 121.4 points per game. San Antonio’s defense is currently forcing 14.3 turnovers per game, which is 28th in the league. Additionally, they enter the game ranked 7th in blocked shots, with an average of 5.9 rejections per game.