Phoenix Suns vs Washington Wizards NBA Odds and Predictions
The Phoenix Suns are set to play their 52nd match of the 2020 NBA season against Washington Wizards tonight at the Talking Stick Resort Arena. The Phoenix based club are having a cracker of a year with a 36-15 start, breathing down the neck of the 1st placed Utah Jazz.
On the other hand, the Wizards who are looking for some redemption, have often hit roadblocks that has bruised their chances this season. Even though the Suns are heavily backed in odds and predictions, the Wizards would be praying for miracle on Saturday night.
Phoenix Suns lost their last game after putting up a good show while Washington Wizards finally registered a win. The latest Phoenix Suns vs Washington Wizards NBA Odds and Predictions updated on 10th April
Phoenix Suns vs Washington Wizards NBA Odds and Predictions: Recent Form
The Phoenix Suns are set for a big finish by winning the remaining games in the regular season. Their spot in the postseason is confirmed but the conference title and NBA title are still at stake. Having won 36 out of 51 games, the side is beaming with confidence and are head and shoulders above the rest of the field in the fray.
They have an 8-2 win-loss record in the recent past and are a tough nut to crack at home. Looking at their last game, they fell short in the 4th quarter against Clippers that handed them a defeat after 7 games. They are slowly creeping to the top with Jazz in touching distance.
On the contrary, the Washington Wizards are having a horrific season after settling in the bottom half of the table for quite some time now. They are occupying 13th spot with 0.360 win-loss ratio and are far off from a play-off spot.
Despite bagging victory in their last game against Magic, they have suffered huge losses early this month against Pistons, Mavericks and Raptors that has sort of negated the impact. Their record of 8-23 against teams belonging to the same conference is abysmal. All they would be looking is to put up a brave front in the remaining games.
Phoenix Suns vs Washington Wizards NBA Odds and Predictions: Head-to-head
Regular season (130 games): Suns – 63 wins, Wizards – 67 wins.
Previous meeting: Suns won 128-107 on 11th January 2021 in a regular season fixture.
Phoenix Suns vs Washington Wizards NBA Odds and Predictions: Players to watch
Devin Booker was one of the few who tried to resist the Clippers attack with 24 points and 3 rebounds but it proved to be ineffective at the end.
The most disappointing take away was Jae Crowder who drew a blank in the points column with the forward struggling to get off the blocks. Mikal Bridges arrived to the rescue with the small forward averaging 13.1 points and 2.3 assists besides an efficiency rating of 18.96.
Deandre Ayton who is indigenous part of the side pitched in with 18 points and 10 rebounds against Clippers in 32 minutes. He has also led the charts in terms of blocks for the entire season.
Rui Hachimura is the power forward in the side with an efficiency rating of 14 and an average of 14.1 points in every outing so far.
Russell Westbrook is an important point guard with a field goal success of 43.6% and a 3-pointer conversion of 32.1% so far. He provided with 23 points and 15 assists against Magic.
Davis Bertans who has played at the small forward position has tons of experience in NBA with an average of 11.3 points and 2.9 rebounds per game in his career.
Bradley Beal is another important key guard who averages close to 32.9 points in every outing. He stole the limelight with 26 points and 5 assists against Magic in his last outing.
Phoenix Suns vs Washington Wizards NBA Odds and Predictions : Predicted Winner
The Phoenix Suns are in a great position to grab an easy victory in what is considered a one-sided clash against the Washington Wizards. According to FiveThirtyEight, the wind is clearly blowing in the direction of the hosts whereas the Wizards are in the backs to the wall situation with very little going in their favor.
On the other hand, the outright predictions from Oddschecker and SMarkets suggest that the Phoenix Suns are the 9th favorites in the title race whereas the Washington Wizards have no business in winning the championship with large odds against them.