TNT Tuesday NBA Betting Action: Wizards vs. 76ersPosted by: Charlie Smith
Led by Bradley Beal, one of the best shooting guards in the NBA, the Washington Wizards are a top Eastern Conference playoff contender. The Wizards have also been a solid NBA betting online commodity on the road and as of late. The Philadelphia 76ers were a surprise during the first two months of the season but are running out of gas both on the court and at the cashier’s cage. Joel Embiid has led Philly as one of the top centers in the Association and the 76ers are fighting to stay in the Eastern Conference playoff race. Philadelphia hosts Washington on Tuesday night.
Washington Wizards vs. Philadelphia 76ers
Date and Time: Tuesday, February 6, 2018, 8 p.m. Eastern
Location: Wells Fargo Center, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
NBA Betting Online Odds at Betnow:
Wizards +6½ (-110) 212½ (-110) +210
Wizards vs. 76ers TV Coverage: TNT
The Washington Wizards are in their best NBA betting online form of the season. The Wizards have won and covered the spread in four out of their last five games. Washington has an overall record of 30-22 straight up and 14-12 against the spread. The under has paid out in 17 out of Washington’s 26 away games. Head coach Scott Brooks has engineered a team that is balanced and excels on both ends of the court. Brooks’ team ranks ninth in the NBA for scoring offense. Bradley Beal leads Washington with a team best 23.8 points per game. The shooting guard will be a first time All Star this year. Washington leads the Southeast Division.
The Philadelphia 76ers are 25-25 straight up and 27-22-1 against the spread. The Sixers are in the eighth and final playoff spot with a precarious half game lead over Detroit. The slumping 76ers have lost four out of their last five games both straight up and against the spread. Embiid leads the Sixers with a team best 23.6 points per game. Head coach Brett Brown has built a good offensive club that is fun to watch. Philly ranks eighth in the NBA for scoring offense but that is offset by a defense that ranks 19th. Well Fargo Center has provided good value for the Sixers where they are 14-9 against the spread. The under has paid out in five out of the last seven games for Philadelphia. Embiid has scored 20 or more points in seven out of his last ten games.
Team vs. Team
This head to head Eastern Conference sportsbook matchup has seen the 76ers control the purse strings as of late. Philadelphia has come away with the money in five out of their last seven meetings with Washington. Four out of the last five meetings in this head to head series have gone over the total. At the Wells Fargo Center, the Sixers have paid out in three out of their last four games against the Wizards. The last three meetings between the Sixers and Wizards at Philadelphia have gone over the total.
Matchup to Watch
Home court is likely to be the NBA betting online difference in this matchup. Embiid adds to that home court advantage at the pivot for the 76ers.
Wizards vs. 76ers NBA games Betting Odds Picks
This is a good spot for the 76ers so Philadelphia is the home court pick.
NBA Betting Online Pick: Philadelphia 76ers
NBA Betting Online Score Prediction: 76ers 115, Wizards 109