Philadelphia 76ers vs Washington Wizards 3/12/2021 NBA Odds and Picks
Posted by: Hilbert Mayer
Philadelphia 76ers vs Washington Wizards 3/12/2021 – The Philadelphia 76ers are coming from the NBA All-Star Week entering a winning streak after their last game. This team is set to go on the road once again and this time face the revitalized Washington Wizards this Friday, March 12. Both teams are set to battle each other at the Capital One Arena located in Washington, D.C. This game will be covered on television live at 8:00 p.m. Eastern Time through NBC Sports Washington and NBC Sports Philadelphia. NBA League Pass is the best way to watch through online live streaming. The Philadelphia 76ers proved they are still lethal without their two NBA All-Stars and are picked by NBA Odds to win over the Washington Wizards in this matchup.
Philadelphia 76ers vs Washington Wizards 3/12/2021
Philadelphia 76ers vs Washington Wizards 3/12/2021 Betting Odds
Philadelphia 76ers Betting
The Philadelphia 76ers are now the leading team in the NBA Eastern Conference with their record at 25-12 and just a game ahead from the surging Brooklyn Nets. This team went to their first game in the second half of the season without NBA All-Stars Ben Simmons and Joel Embiid because they were exposed with a barber positive with COVID-19. The rest of the team held their ground with a good win over the Chicago Bulls, 127-105. Tobias Harris led the team with 24 points but the big step up came from Dwight Howard posting vintage numbers of 18 points, 12 rebounds and two blocks.
Players to watch: J. Embiid C 30 GP 30 GS 33 MIN 30.2 PTS 2.2 OR 9.4 DR 11.6 REB 3.3 AST 1.2 STL 1.4 BLK 3.2 TO 2.5 PF 1 AST/TO 31.19 PER
T. Harris PF 31 GP 31 GS 34.4 MIN 20.2 PTS 1.2 OR 6.4 DR 7.6 REB 3.4 AST 0.8 STL 0.8 BLK 1.9 TO 2.1 PF 1.8 AST/TO 19.45 PER
B. Simmons PG 31 GP 31 GS 33.9 MIN 16.1 PTS 1.7 OR 6.2 DR 7.9 REB 7.6 AST 1.6 STL 0.7 BLK 3.4 TO 3.1 PF 2.3 AST/TO 19.98 PER.
Washington Wizards Betting
The Washington Wizards came into the second half of the season wanting to get a shot at the playoffs. They didn’t start off well and got defeated by the Memphis Grizzlies on the road, 112-127. This team now has a record of 14-21 and they are two games behind the Chicago Bulls and Indiana Pacers. Bradley Beal was the leading scorer of Team Durant in the 2021 NBA All-Star Game and he shot terribly with 6-of-22 from the field to finish with just 21 points. Russell Westbrook tallied 20 points, 10 assists and five rebounds while Deni Avdija and Davis Bertans each had 13 points.
Players to Watch: B. Beal SG 33 GP 33 GS 35.7 MIN 32.5 PTS 1.3 OR 4.1 DR 5.4 REB 4.7 AST 1.4 STL 0.5 BLK 3.2 TO 2.5 PF 1.5 AST/TO 24.6 PER
R. Westbrook PG 28 GP 28 GS 34.3 MIN 20.3 PTS 1.6 OR 7.9 DR 9.6 REB 9.8 AST 1.2 STL 0.3 BLK 4.8 TO 2.9 PF 2.1 AST/TO 16.26 PER
T. Bryant C 10 GP 10 GS 27.1 MIN 14.3 PTS 1.8 OR 4.3 DR 6.1 REB 1.5 AST 0.4 STL 0.8 BLK 1.1 TO 3.1 PF 1.4 AST/TO 18.86 PER.
Philadelphia 76ers vs Washington Wizards 3/12/2021 Betting Numbers
Philadelphia are 5-1 ATS in their last 6 games.
Washington are 9-3 ATS in their last 12 games.
Philadelphia 76ers vs Washington Wizards Betting Picks
The Philadelphia 76ers have much to prove that they can continue to win without Ben Simmons and Joel Embiid. They are still the favored team to win in online betting over the struggling Washington Wizards and the credit goes to Doc Rivers for instilling a winning mentality to the team.
Moneyline: The Sixers are given an ML of -208 as the visiting team while the Wizards are +170.
ATS: It is five points between both teams across the spread with the Wizards taking the +5 and the Sixers own the -5.
TOTALs: 234.5 points is total for this matchup with the Sixers the team over and the Wizards are under.
Score Prediction: 119 – 112, Sixers