Philadelphia 76ers vs Washington Wizards NBA Odds and Predictions
Wells Fargo Centre will play host to Sunday’s NBA game between 8th seeded Washington Wizards and the topper of the Eastern Conference Philadelphia 76ers.
The Washington Wizards are coming off a win against Indiana Pacers,142-115, in a one-sided game to book their place in the playoffs. In the first Eastern Conference play-in match, Washington Wizards lost to Boston Celtics 118-110. Bradley Beal led the campaign for Wizards against Pacers in the second play-in match where he scored 25 points on Thursday as Washington took their last chance to reach the post-season.
The Philadelphia 76ers finished the regular season of NBA 2020-21 on the top of Eastern Conference points table. They are coming off a win against Orlando Magic in their last regular season game. They will start as favourites for this game against Wizards. The last time the 76ers played Washington in the postseason was in first-round series in 1986.
Philadelphia 76ers is predicted to win clash against Washington Wizards. FiveThirtyEight gives Philadelphia 76ers 84% chances of win and for Washington Wizards chances stand at 16%. The latest Philadelphia 76ers vs Washington Wizards NBA Odds and Predictions also predicts the same.The latest Philadelphia 76ers vs Washington Wizards NBA Odds and Predictions updated on 22nd May.
Philadelphia 76ers vs Washington Wizards NBA Odds and Predictions: Match Details
Philadelphia 76ers vs Washington Wizards
Scheduled Date and Time: 23rd May, 1:00 PM EST
Host Team: Philadelphia 76ers, Wells Fargo Centre
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Philadelphia 76ers vs Washington Wizards NBA Odds and Predictions: Recent Form
Philadelphia 76ers are set to play theirfirst playoff match of the NBA regular season against Washington Wizards on Wells Fargo Centre. They sit atop in the Eastern Conference with 49 wins and 23 losses. In last 10 games, they have maintained a win-loss record of 9-1. Looking at their record playing against Eastern conference teams, they have a record of 31-11. They have won 29 games and lost just 7 games playing at home.
The Philadelphia 76ers won the last match against Orlando Magic in a one-sided affair. The Washington Wizards will likely be outmatched and lose the game. Their chances of winning this game are slim at best, considering the Sixers has the best defence in the league.
The Washington Wizards is in brilliant form after beating Pacers in the last game, with the help of brilliance from star player Bradley Beal.
Washington Wizards campaign was in the shackles with the side struggling to break into top 10 despite recent success. But with some consistent performances team broke the door and entered in the top 10. Now they will participate in the playoff tournament after a long time. They beat top team like Indiana to secure their spot in playoffs.
The Washington Wizards finished regular season at 8th spot in the Eastern Conference. Playing at home Washington Wizards has won 19 games in 46 games, they have a win-loss record of 34-38.
Philadelphia 76ers vs Washington Wizards NBA Odds and Predictions: Head-to-Head
The head-to-head record between the two teams suggest, Philadelphia 76ers having an edge over Washington Wizards. The two teams have played a total of 309 games in regular season. Philadelphia 76ers have been successful on 186 occasions while Washington Wizards have won 123 games.
The Philadelphia 76ers have done well against the Washington Wizards this season. They defeated Washington Wizards on all the three occasions.
Philadelphia 76ers vs Washington Wizards NBA Odds and Predictions: Players to Watch
Tyrese Maxey is an important shooting guard who was on the pitch for 35 minutes in his last outing where he managed just 6 assist and 30 points.
T Harris is a shooting guard who was on the pitch for 26 minutes in his last outing where he managed just 3 assist, 7 rebounds.
Joel Embiid who plays as the centre and power forward has a field goal percentage of 51. 2 and a free throw percentage of 85.3.
Jerami Grant is averaging 22.5 points, 4.6 rebounds and 2.8 assists so far this season.
Rui Hachimura is the power forward in the side with an efficiency rating of 11.45 and average of 13.8 points in every outing so far. He was one of the key contributors in the last game as he accumulated 8 points along with 2 rebounds.
Russell Westbrook is an important point guard with a field goal success of 42.6% and a 3-pointer conversion of 28.6% so far. He provided with 20 points and 14 assists in his last outing.
Alex Len who has played at the centre position has tons of experience in NBA with an average of 7.1 points and 4.4 rebounds per game in his career.
Bradley Beal is another important key guard who averages close to 31.3 points in every outing.
Philadelphia 76ers vs Washington Wizards NBA Odds and Predictions: Predicted Winner
Philadelphia 76ers have been on top of their game this season. They will be up against Washington Wizards. According to FiveThirtyEight, the 76ers have a chance of 84% to secure a win against the Washington Wizards while Magic is given mere 16% chance.
The outright prediction for this season’s NBA still has Brooklyn Nets is favorites to win this season’s NBA as per Smarkets and Oddschecker. Philadelphia 76ers is 6th seeded as per Oddschecker while 5th seeded as per Smarkets.