Washington Wizards vs Oklahoma City Thunder 8/9/2020 NBA Spread and Picks
Posted by: Hilbert Mayer
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
Washington Wizards vs Oklahoma City Thunder 8/9/2020 Betting Odds
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
Washington are 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games.
Oklahoma City Thunder
Oklahoma City are 4-2 ATS in their last 6 games.
John Wall PG Achilles is out indefinitely
Oklahoma City Thunder
Dennis Schroder PG Personal is out indefinitely
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