Philadelphia 76ers vs. Washington Wizards: 12/23/2020 NBA Betting Preview, Computer Picks, Odds and Trends

Written by on December 23, 2020

The Philadelphia 76ers (0-0) play the Washington Wizards (0-0) as 7.5-point favorites on Wednesday, December 23, 2020 at 7:00 PM ET on NBCS-DC. The matchup’s over/under is 229.

Betting Information

76ers vs Wizards Betting Information
Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds
76ers -7.5 -110 -110 229 -110 -110
Place a bet on Philadelphia 76ers or the Washington Wizards for Wednesday’s game.

Head to Head

Philadelphia holds a 6-4 record in the last 10 head-to-head meetings with Washington. The Wizards have a 2-1 record against the spread when facing the 76ers.

76ers vs Wizards in 2020-21
Date Favorite Home Team Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Game Type Result
8/5/2020 76ers Wizards -10.5 229 -569 428 Regular Season 107-98 PHI
12/21/2019 76ers 76ers -12.5 227.5 -1095 719 Regular Season 125-108 PHI
12/5/2019 76ers Wizards -8 234 -370 293 Regular Season 119-113 WAS
1/9/2019 Wizards Regular Season 123-106 WAS
1/8/2019 76ers Regular Season 132-115 PHI
11/30/2018 76ers Regular Season 123-98 PHI
2/25/2018 Wizards Regular Season 109-94 WAS
2/6/2018 76ers Regular Season 115-102 PHI
11/29/2017 76ers Regular Season 118-113 PHI
10/18/2017 Wizards Regular Season 120-115 WAS
  • 12/21/2019 DNP – Wizards: Rui Hachimura, Thomas Bryant, Jordan McRae
  • 12/5/2019 DNP – 76ers: Josh Richardson; Wizards: Thomas Bryant, Jordan McRae
  • 76ers Betting Information

    • Philadelphia covered in just 30 of 76 matchups last season.
    • The 76ers posted a losing record of 5-12 against the spread when the spread was -7.5 or higher.
    • In 40 of 76 (52.6%) contests last season, Philadelphia and its opponents hit the total.
    Bet on the Philadelphia 76ers to win the NBA Championship.

    Wizards Betting Information

    • Washington had a losing record against the spread, going 35-36-1 ATS (covering only 48.6% of the time).
    • When they were at least 7.5-point underdogs, the Wizards fared well, going 1-0 against the spread.
    • Washington and its opponents hit the over in more than half of their matchups last season — 40 of 72 (55.6%).
    Bet on the Washington Wizards to win the NBA Championship.

    Over/Under Analysis

    • In 25 of 77 outings (32.5%) last season, the 76ers and their opponents put up at least this matchup’s over/under of 229 points.
    • Washington and its opponents combined to score at least 229 points in 54.2% of their matchups last season (39 of 72 chances).
    • The 76ers and the Wizards combined to average 4.4 fewer points per game last year than the total of 229 set for this matchup.
    • The 76ers and the Wizards saw their opponents average a combined 1.3 fewer points per game last season than the over/under of 229 set in this matchup.
    • The average over/under the 76ers had set in matchups last year was 10.2 less points than this outing’s point total.
    • The average total in Wizards games last season was 4.5 more points than the point total of 229 in this outing.
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    76ers Leaders

    • Joel Embiid put up 23.0 points per game last season and grabed 11.6 rebounds a contest.
    • Ben Simmons notched 8.0 assists per game.
    • Seth Curry was prolific from the three-point line a season ago, knocking down 2.3 per game.
    • Simmons grabbed 2.1 per game. Embiid averaged 1.3 blocks a contest.

    Wizards Leaders

    • Russell Westbrook put up 7.0 assists and 7.9 rebounds per game a season ago.
    • Bradley Beal averaged 30.5 points per game.
    • Davis Bertans made 3.7 threes per game a season ago.
    • Westbrook averaged 1.6 steals per game. Thomas Bryant collected 1.1 blocks a game.
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