Washington Wizards vs Philadelphia 76ers 5/26/2021 NBA Spread and Picks
Posted by: Hilbert Mayer
Washington Wizards vs Philadelphia 76ers 5/26/2021 – The Philadelphia 76ers did what a number one seeded team in the NBA Eastern Conference should do and that is to take Game 1. They will see the Washington Wizards again as Game 2 is slated to happen this Tuesday, May 26 inside the Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. NBATV has the television broadcast rights and they are expected to go live at exactly 7:00 p.m. Eastern Time. NBA League Pass will also have the same feed over their online live streaming platform. NBA betting covers have the Philadelphia 76ers winning and having a 2-0 lead against the Washington Wizards after this matchup.
Washington Wizards vs Philadelphia 76ers 5/26/2021
Washington Wizards vs Philadelphia 76ers 5/26/2021 Betting Odds
Washington Wizards Betting
The Washington Wizards fought hard and were able to keep the game close against the Philadelphia 76ers in Game 1 and just lost by seven points, 118-125. This team had a one point lead in the first half and it was in the third period where things got tough as they were outscored 38-31. Bradley Beal is showing that his injury means nothing finishing with 33 points, ten rebounds and six assists while Russell Westbrook tallied 16 points, 14 assists and five rebounds. Davis Bertans came off the bench with 14 points while three other Wizards had a dozen points each.
Players to watch: B. Beal SG 1 GP 1 GS 41 MIN 33 PTS 2 OR 8 DR 10 REB 6 AST 1 STL 0 BLK 6 TO 0 PF 1 AST/TO 41.76 PER
R. Westbrook PG 1 GP 1 GS 43 MIN 16 PTS 1 OR 4 DR 5 REB 14 AST 0 STL 1 BLK 6 TO 4 PF 2.3 AST/TO 17.12 PER
D. Bertans SF 1 GP 0 GS 28 MIN 14 PTS 0 OR 5 DR 5 REB 1 AST 0 STL 1 BLK 0 TO 3 PF INF AST/TO 27.86 PER.
Philadelphia 76ers Betting
The Philadelphia 76ers took Game 1 andit was Tobias Harris that led the charge with 37 points, six rebounds and two steals. MVP candidate Joel Embiid also had a good night doing 30 points, six rebounds and three assists while Ben Simmons struggled with six points but contributed across the board with 15 rebounds and 15 assists. Danny Green and George Hill each had 11 points to round up the double-digit scorers. The Sixers bench runs deen as they still had Shake Mlilton, Matisse Thybulle and Shake Milton each doing their part with the limited minutes that they are given.
Players to Watch: T. Harris PF 1 GP 1 GS 37 MIN 37 PTS 0 OR 6 DR 6 REB 2 AST 2 STL 0 BLK 2 TO 0 PF 1 AST/TO 46.07 PER
J. Embiid C 1 GP 1 GS 30 MIN 30 PTS 0 OR 6 DR 6 REB 3 AST 0 STL 1 BLK 5 TO 4 PF 0.6 AST/TO 42.88 PER
S. Curry SG 1 GP 1 GS 32 MIN 15 PTS 1 OR 3 DR 4 REB 1 AST 2 STL 0 BLK 0 TO 3 PF INF AST/TO 25.06 PER.
Washington Wizards vs Philadelphia 76ers 5/26/2021 Betting Numbers
Washington are 13-4-1 ATS in their last 18 games.
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Philadelphia’s last 6 games.
Thomas Bryant C ACL is out for season
Washington Wizards vs Philadelphia 76ers Betting Picks
There are a lot of weapons in the Philadelphia Sixers arsenal that has yet to showcase their firepower. The Washington Wizards are the huge underdogs in the best sportsbook and will fall down to 0-2.
Moneyline: The Sixers as the favorites are given an ML of -1000 while the Wizards are at +600 if they pull an upset.
ATS: It is as wide as 7.5 points across the spread with the Wizards having the +7.5 while the Sixers own -7.5.
TOTALs: 230.5 points is the total for both teams to dance on with the Wizards going over and the Sixers are under.
Score Prediction: 122 – 112, Sixers