Philadelphia 76ers vs Washington Wizards 5/31/2021 NBA Spread and Picks
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Philadelphia 76ers vs Washington Wizards 5/31/2021 – The Philadelphia 76ers own a 3-0 series lead over the Washington Wizards and they are out to go for the sweep. Game 4 will still be played at the Capital One Arena in Washington, D.C. this Monday, May 31. TNT is going to be putting the game live on television at 7:00 p.m. Eastern Time. The same feed can be seen through NBA League Pass for those who prefer to watch through an online live stream. No team has come back from a 0-3 deficit in the playoffs but the Washington Wizards just want to score at least a victory. They are still the underdogs in this match against the Philadelphia 76ers as seen in NBA betting lines.
Philadelphia 76ers vs Washington Wizards 5/31/2021
Philadelphia 76ers vs Washington Wizards 5/31/2021 Betting Odds
Philadelphia 76ers Betting
The Philadelphia 76ers have proven to be worthy of the top seed in the NBA Eastern Conference by dominating the Washington Wizards for the past three games. The closest that the Wizards came from winning was in Game 1 by seven points. The most recent matchup was a 29-point blowout with Joel Embiid leading the charge with 36 points, eight rebounds and three steals. Tobias Harris has been the silent operator for this team as he tallied 20 points, 13 rebounds and five assists. Danny Green and Seth Curry each had 15 while Ben Simmons almost had a double-double of 15 points and nine assists.
Players to watch: J. Embiid C 3 GP 3 GS 28 MIN 29.3 PTS 0 OR 7 DR 7 REB 2.7 AST 1 STL 0.7 BLK 2.7 TO 2.3 PF 1 AST/TO 30.28 PER
T. Harris PF 3 GP 3 GS 30.7 MIN 25.3 PTS 0 OR 9.3 DR 9.3 REB 2.7 AST 1 STL 0 BLK 1.7 TO 1.3 PF 1.6 AST/TO 22.34 PER
B. Simmons PG 3 GP 3 GS 32.3 MIN 14 PTS 4 OR 5.7 DR 9.7 REB 10.7 AST 1.3 STL 0.7 BLK 2 TO 2 PF 5.3 AST/TO 21.15 PER.
Washington Wizards Betting
The Washington Wizards are getting worse as this series progresses. Losing by 29 points at home was very humiliating but much is pointed at the health of Russell Westbrook who is trying to keep things up while nursing an injury. He still managed to contribute a triple-double of 26 points, 12 rebounds and ten assists while Bradley Beal is not far behind with 25 points, six rebounds and three assists. Daniel Gafford was the third-best scorer for the team coming off the bench with 16 points and six rebounds. Rounding up the double-digit scorers during that night was Rui Hachimura with 10.
Players to Watch: B. Beal SG 3 GP 3 GS 37.7 MIN 30.3 PTS 1 OR 5.7 DR 6.7 REB 4 AST 1 STL 0.3 BLK 2.7 TO 0 PF 1.5 AST/TO 17.99 PER
R. Westbrook PG 3 GP 3 GS 35.3 MIN 17.3 PTS 2 OR 5.7 DR 7.7 REB 11.7 AST 0 STL 0.3 BLK 4.3 TO 2.7 PF 2.7 AST/TO 13.52 PER
D. Gafford C 3 GP 0 GS 20.7 MIN 13 PTS 3.7 OR 2.3 DR 6 REB 1 AST 0.7 STL 1 BLK 0.3 TO 3 PF 3 AST/TO 26.59 PER.
Philadelphia 76ers vs Washington Wizards 5/31/2021 Betting Numbers
Philadelphia are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games.
Washington are 2-4 ATS in their last 6 games.
Russell Westbrook PG Ankle is “?” Monday vs Philadelphia
Philadelphia 76ers vs Washington Wizards Betting Picks
The Philadelphia 76ers are peaking at the middle of this series and they would look to close early to get some lead time and rest before the next series. They are the favorites to win in Game 4 according to the best sportsbook against the Washington Wizards.
Moneyline: The ML given to the Sixers is at -50000 while the Wizards are at +10000 if they extend the series.
ATS: It is a wide 7.5 points on the ATS for this matchup with the Sixers taking the -7.5 while the Wizards are on the far end with +7.5.
TOTALs: The total for this game is set at 231 points with the Sixers going over and the Wizards are under.
Score Prediction: 125 – 112, Sixers