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Washington Wizards vs Oklahoma City Thunder 8/9/2020 NBA Spread and Picks

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Washington Wizards vs Oklahoma City Thunder 8-9-2020 NBA Spread and Picks

Washington Wizards vs Oklahoma City Thunder 8/9/2020 – The Oklahoma City Thunder are just one game behind the Utah Jazz and they need one win to tie them up but they have to go through the struggling Washington Wizards. This game will commence at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Arena in Reunion, Florida this Sunday, August 9. For those who want to watch the game, the live stream options include NBA League Pass subscription and SofaScore and it will start at 12:30 PM Eastern Time. The Oklahoma City Thunder are coming in as the heavy favorites in this game by NBA Betting Covers against the Washington Wizards.

Washington Wizards vs Oklahoma City Thunder 8/9/2020

When: August 9, 2020 12:30 PM ET
Where: ESPN Wide World of Sports Arena, Reunion, Florida
TV: N/A
Stream: NBA League Pass, SofaScore

Washington Wizards vs Oklahoma City Thunder 8/9/2020 Betting Odds
Team SP/RL TOTAL ML
Washington Wizards +9 (-110) 224 o (-110) +320

Oklahoma City Thunder
-9 (-110) 224 u (-110) -390
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Washington Wizards Betting

The Washington Wizards have lost their last five matches and the last one was against the New Orleans Pelicans and it was an 11-point lead, 107-118. Rui Hachimura had one of his better games finishing with 23 points, six rebounds and two assists. Thomas Bryante followed pursuit as he did 22 points, eight rebounds and two blocks. Finishing with a bubble double-double are Troy Brown Jr. and Ish Smith. Brown did 20 points, ten boards, five assists and three triples while Smith tallied 18 points, ten assists, six assists and four steals. This was a game that Shabazz Napier played only 19 minutes and had 9 points.

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 23.23

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 15.53

R. Hachimura PF GP 46 GS 46 MIN 30.2 PTS 13.4 OR 1.6 DR 4.5 REB 6.1 AST 1.8 STL 0.8 BLK 0.2 TO 1.1 PF 2.2 AST/TO 1.7 PER 13.64.

Oklahoma City Thunder Betting

The Oklahoma City Thunder fell to the resurging Memphis Grizzlies by 19 points in their last match, 92-121. Chris Paul finished with 17 points, five assists, five rebounds and four steals while Luguentz Dort is the second top scorer for the team with 16 points and four three-point shots. Shai Gilgeous-Alexander only had 10 points and it took him 13 shots to get there while Danilo Gallinari had a more fair night with 12 points with 50% shooting. Steven Adams did not play and it was Nerlens Noel that replaced him in the starting lineup as he had 11 points, four rebounds and one steal.

Players to Watch: S. Gilgeous-Alexander SG GP 67 GS 67 MIN 35.1 PTS 19.1 OR 0.7 DR 5.3 REB 6 AST 3.3 STL 1.1 BLK 0.7 TO 1.9 PF 1.7 AST/TO 1.8 PER 17.7

D. Gallinari PF GP 59 GS 59 MIN 30.2 PTS 19 OR 0.6 DR 4.8 REB 5.4 AST 2 STL 0.7 BLK 0.1 TO 1.3 PF 1.2 AST/TO 1.6 PER 19.51

D. Schroder PG GP 64 GS 1 MIN 30.8 PTS 18.9 OR 0.3 DR 3.4 REB 3.7 AST 4 STL 0.7 BLK 0.2 TO 2.6 PF 2.2 AST/TO 1.6 PER 16.81.

Washington Wizards vs Oklahoma City Thunder 8/9/2020 Betting Numbers

Trends

Washington Wizards

Washington are 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Washington’s last 5 games.
Washington are 0-5 SU in their last 5 games.
Washington are 4-2 ATS in their last 6 games against Oklahoma City.
Wizards are 4-2 SU in their last 6 games against Oklahoma City.
Washington are 1-6 SU in their last 7 games on the road.
Washington are 2-9 SU in their last 11 games when playing on the road against Oklahoma City.
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Washington’s last 9 games this season.
Washington are 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games against an opponent in the Western Conference conference.
Washington are 2-4 ATS in their last 6 games against an opponent in the Northwest Division division.

Oklahoma City Thunder

Oklahoma City are 4-2 ATS in their last 6 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Oklahoma City’s last 5 games.
Oklahoma City are 10-4 SU in their last 14 games.
Thunder are 4-2 SU in their last 6 games at home.
Oklahoma City are 9-2 SU in their last 11 games when playing at home against Washington.
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Oklahoma City’s last 9 games this season.
The total has gone OVER in 10 of Oklahoma City’s last 15 games against an opponent in the Eastern Conference conference.
Oklahoma City are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games against an opponent in the Southeast Division division.
Oklahoma City are 9-0 ATS in their last 9 games played on a Sunday.

Injuries

Washington Wizards

John Wall PG Achilles is out indefinitely
Bradley Beal SG Rotator Cuff is out for season
Shabazz Napier PG Ankle is probable Sunday vs Oklahoma City
Davis Bertans PF Personal is out for season
Garrison Mathews SG Personal is out indefinitely

Oklahoma City Thunder

Dennis Schroder PG Personal is out indefinitely
Steven Adams C Leg is downgraded to OUT Sunday vs Washington
Mike Muscala C Concussion is upgraded to probable Sunday vs Washington

Head-to-Head
Washington Wizards Oklahoma City Thunder
33-34-2 Against the Spread 42-26-0
38-30-1 Straight Up 31-36-1
115 Points per Game 110
119 Points Allowed per Game 108
48.87 Offensive FG% 45.45
77.72 Offensive FT% 79.19
37.52 Offensive 3PT% 33.92
45.98 Defensive FG% 47.28
78.64 Defensive FT% 79.82
37.07 Defensive 3PT% 35.42

Washington Wizards vs Oklahoma City Thunder Betting Picks

The Washington Wizards are on a five-game losing streak and have struggled to score a win inside “The Bubble” and they may end up that way until the season ends. The Oklahoma City Thunder will be using this game to get back to the winning groove and Sports Gambling sees them winning by a big margin.

Moneyline: The ML given to the Wizards if they pull an upset is at +320 while the Thunder is at -390.

ATS: It is a very wide nine points across the spread for both teams. The Thunder are owning the -9 while the Wizards are on the far end with +9.

TOTALs: It is 224 points on the total for this matchup with the Wizards going over and the Thunder going under.

Score Prediction: 118 – 107 Thunder