Denver Nuggets vs. Washington Wizards: 2/25/2021 NBA Betting Preview, Computer Picks, Odds and Trends

Written by on February 25, 2021

A game after he put up 41 points in an 111-106 win over the Trail Blazers, Nikola Jokic leads the Denver Nuggets (17-14) at home against the Washington Wizards (11-18) as 7-point favorites. The matchup, which airs on NBCS-DC, tips at 9:00 PM ET on Thursday, February 25, 2021. The matchup’s over/under is set at 237.

Betting Information

Nuggets vs Wizards Betting Information
Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds
Nuggets -7 -110 -110 237 -110 -110
Place a bet on Denver Nuggets or the Washington Wizards for Thursday’s game.

Head to Head

Washington has a 6-4 record in the last 10 head-to-head matchups with Denver. The Wizards have an advantage against the spread as well (2-1) when squaring off against the Nuggets.

Nuggets vs Wizards in 2020-21
Date Favorite Home Team Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Game Type Result
2/17/2021 Nuggets Wizards -4.5 235 -184 151 Regular Season 130-128 WAS
1/4/2020 Nuggets Wizards -12.5 222.5 -907 616 Regular Season 128-114 WAS
11/26/2019 Nuggets Nuggets -10.5 226.5 -567 432 Regular Season 117-104 DEN
3/31/2019 Nuggets Regular Season 95-90 WAS
3/21/2019 Wizards Regular Season 113-108 DEN
3/23/2018 Wizards Regular Season 108-100 DEN
10/23/2017 Nuggets Regular Season 109-104 WAS
3/8/2017 Nuggets Regular Season 123-113 WAS
12/8/2016 Wizards Regular Season 92-85 WAS
3/12/2016 Nuggets Regular Season 116-100 DEN
  • 1/4/2020 DNP – Wizards: Bradley Beal, Davis Bertans, Rui Hachimura, Thomas Bryant
  • Nuggets Betting Information

    • Denver has not performed well against the spread this season, posting a 13-18 record.
    • The Nuggets have covered half the time, going 4-4 against the spread when favored by at least 7 points.
    • More often than not, Denver and its foes have united to hit the over, cashing in on 20 of 31 chances this season.
    Bet on the Denver Nuggets to win the NBA Championship.

    Wizards Betting Information

    • Washington has covered the spread in fewer than half of its contests, going 14-15 ATS.
    • The Wizards have not fared well when playing as an underdog by 7 points or more, going 0-1 against the spread.
    • In the majority of Washington’s games this year, the teams have combined to hit the over (16 out of 29 games, 55.2%).
    Bet on the Washington Wizards to win the NBA Championship.

    Over/Under Analysis

    • In 10 of 31 games (32.3%) this season, the Nuggets and their opponents have scored at least this matchup’s over/under of 237 points.
    • Washington and its opponents have added up to score at least 237 points in 44.8% of their games this year (13 of 29 chances).
    • The two teams average a combined seven fewer points per game (230) than this matchup’s total of 237 points.
    • Opponents of these teams have averaged a combined 231.5 points per game, 5.5 less than the point total for this matchup.
    • The average over/under the Nuggets have had set in games this year is 10 fewer points than this outing’s point total.
    • The average over/under for Wizards games this year is 2.6 less points than the point total of 237 in this outing.
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    Nuggets Leaders

    • Jokic leads the Nuggets in scoring (27.0 points per game), rebounding (11.0 per game) and assisting (8.4 per game).
    • Jamal Murray is the top three-point shooter for the Nuggets, hitting 2.6 per game.
    • Denver’s blocks leader is Michael Porter Jr., who collects 1.1 per game. Jokic leads the team averaging 1.6 steals an outing.

    Wizards Leaders

    • Russell Westbrook has the top spot on the Wizards rebounds and assists leaderboard, with 9.7 rebounds per game and 9.7 assists per game.
    • Bradley Beal has the title of Washington’s top scorer by putting up 32.7 points per game.
    • Davis Bertans leads the Wizards in shooting from beyond the arc, averaging 2.8 made threes per game.
    • Beal is at the top of Washington’s steals hierarchy with 1.4 steals per game and Alex Len leads the squad in blocks with 1.1 per game.
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