Washington Wizards vs Brooklyn Nets 8/2/2020 Odds Picks and Previews
Posted by: Hilbert Mayer
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
Washington Wizards vs Brooklyn Nets 8/2/2020 Betting Odds
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
Washington are 2-4 ATS in their last 6 games.
Brooklyn are 4-2 SU in their last 6 games.
J. Wall PG (Achilles) is out indefinitely
J. Crawford SG (Undisclosed) is “?” Sunday vs Washington
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