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Washington Wizards vs Brooklyn Nets 8/2/2020 Odds Picks and Previews

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Washington Wizards vs Brooklyn Nets 8-2-2020 Odds Picks and Previews

Washington Wizards vs Brooklyn Nets 8/2/2020 – Two NBA Eastern Conference teams losing their first games inside “The Bubble” are paired up in this matchup as the Washington Wizards take on the Brooklyn Nets. This match will happen this Sunday, August 2 at the HP Field House in Kissimmee, Florida and they will go live at 2:00 PM Eastern Time. The online live stream is made available for NBA League Pass subscribers and SofaScore. This is a game that is important for both teams as they all want to secure the last seat in the NBA Eastern Conference playoff picture. Only one team is going back to their hotels with a victory and NBA Betting Covers see the Nets earning their first victory in Orlando.

Washington Wizards vs Brooklyn Nets 8/2/2020

When: August 2, 2020 2:00 p.m. ET
Where: HP Field House, Kissimmee, Florida
TV: N/A
Stream: NBA League Pass, SofaScore

Washington Wizards vs Brooklyn Nets 8/2/2020 Betting Odds
Team SP/RL TOTAL ML
Washington Wizards +2 (-110) 236 o (-110) +110

Brooklyn Nets
-2 (-110) 236 u (-110) -130
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Washington Wizards Betting

The Washington Wizards lost their first game inside “The Bubble” against the Phoenix Suns in a high scoring affair, 112-125. It was Rui Hachimura taking the helm of the go-to guy in scoring for the Wizards as he fired 21 points, eight rebounds and a steal. Coming off the bench, Jerome Robinson gave another scoring punch providing 20 points and Ish Smith followed it up with 17 points, seven assists and four rebounds. Starting guards Shabazz Napier and Troy Brown Jr. had 12 and 15 points respectively.

Players to watch: B. Beal SG GP 57 GS 57 MIN 36 PTS 30.5 OR 0.9 DR 3.3 REB 4.2 AST 6.1 STL 1.2 BLK 0.4 TO 3.4 PF 2.2 AST/TO 1.8 PER 23.21

D. Bertans SF GP 54 GS 4 MIN 29.3 PTS 15.4 OR 0.6 DR 3.9 REB 4.5 AST 1.7 STL 0.7 BLK 0.6 TO 1.1 PF 2.6 AST/TO 1.6 PER 15.51

R. Hachimura PF GP 42 GS 42 MIN 29.7 PTS 13.5 OR 1.6 DR 4.5 REB 6.1 AST 1.7 STL 0.8 BLK 0.2 TO 1.1 PF 2.2 AST/TO 1.5 PER 14.

Brooklyn Nets Betting

The Brooklyn Nets lost their first game inside “The Bubble” and this team fought hard in a high scoring matchup, 118-128. It was Timothe Luwawu-Cabarrot coming off the bench that gave the team’s best scoring effort with 24 points while draining five three-pointers. Caris LeVert had 17 points and seven assists while Jarret Allen and Joe Harris each had 14 points. Tyler Johnson is the last player that did double-figures in scoring and he came off the bench with 11 points. This Nets team need their starters to do better shooting the ball if they want to get this next game against the Wizards.

Players to Watch: K. Irving PG GP 20 GS 20 MIN 32.9 PTS 27.4 OR 1.1 DR 4.1 REB 5.2 AST 6.4 STL 1.4 BLK 0.5 TO 2.6 PF 2.7 AST/TO 2.5 PER 26.33

J. Grant PF GP 64 GS 49 MIN 31.2 PTS 20.6 OR 0.5 DR 3 REB 3.5 AST 6.8 STL 0.6 BLK 0.3 TO 2.7 PF 2.8 AST/TO 2.5 PER 17.98

C. LeVert SG GP 40 GS 26 MIN 29 PTS 17.7 OR 1.1 DR 3 REB 4 AST 4.2 STL 1.1 BLK 0.2 TO 2.6 PF 1.8 AST/TO 1.6 PER 15.11.

Washington Wizards vs Brooklyn Nets 8/2/2020 Betting Numbers

Trends

Washington Wizards

Washington are 2-4 ATS in their last 6 games.
Wizards are 4-8 SU in their last 12 games.
Washington are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games against Brooklyn.
Washington are 4-1 SU in their last 5 games against Brooklyn.
The total has gone OVER in 9 of Washington’s last 11 games on the road.

Brooklyn Nets

Brooklyn are 4-2 SU in their last 6 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Brooklyn’s last 9 games against Washington.
Brooklyn are 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games at home.
Brooklyn are 5-1 ATS in their last 6 games when playing at home against Washington.
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Brooklyn’s last 5 games against an opponent in the Eastern Conference conference.

Injuries

Washington Wizards

J. Wall PG (Achilles) is out indefinitely
B. Beal SG (Rotator Cuff) is out for season
D. Bertans PF (Personal) is out for season
G. Mathews SG (Personal) is downgraded to OUT Sunday vs Brooklyn

Brooklyn Nets

J. Crawford SG (Undisclosed) is “?” Sunday vs Washington
K. Durant SF (Achilles) is out indefinitely
W. Chandler SF (COVID-19) is out for season
M. Beasley SF (COVID-19) is out for season
D. Jordan C (COVID-19) is out for season
K. Irving PG (Shoulder) is out for season
S. Dinwiddie PG (COVID-19) is out for season
T. Prince SF (COVID-19) is out for season
N. Claxton C (Undisclosed) is out for season

Head-to-Head
Washington Wizards Brooklyn Nets
33-31-1 Against the Spread 31-32-2
38-26-1 Straight Up 31-32-2
115 Points per Game 110
119 Points Allowed per Game 111
46.08 Offensive FG% 44.46
78.84 Offensive FT% 74.36
37.23 Offensive 3PT% 33.96
49.03 Defensive FG% 44.31
77.53 Defensive FT% 76.51
37.7 Defensive 3PT% 34.98

Washington Wizards vs Brooklyn Nets Betting Picks

Despite the lack of star power, the Brooklyn Nets are picked in this match by Sportsbook to prevail over the Washington Wizards. Luwawu-Cabbarot has been a revelation and showed his star potential as well as Caris LeVert. Still, this will be a close game and Rui Hachimura is looking to break out in this bubble.

Moneyline: The ML given to the Wizards is +110 if they pull an upset victory while the Nets are at -130.

ATS: It is a close two points between both teams across the spread with the Wizards are at +2 while the Nets own the -2.

TOTALs: 236 is the given total with the Nets going under and the Wizards will be the team expected to go over.

Score Prediction: 113 – 104 Nets