Philadelphia 76ers vs. Washington Wizards: August 5, 2020 NBA Betting Preview, Predictions, Computer Picks, Odds and Trends

Written by on August 5, 2020

Philadelphia (40-27) is a sizable 10.5-point favorite against Washington (24-43) when the 76ers take on the Wizards on Wednesday (August 5, 2020). The game’s point total is 231. Tip-off for this matchup, one of six slated in the NBA for the day, is scheduled for 4:00 PM ET at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex in Reunion, Florida.

Betting Information

76ers vs Wizards Betting Information
Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds
76ers -10.5 -110 -110 231 -110 -110

Computer Picks

Computer picks for 76ers vs Wizards
ATS Over/Under Score Prediction
Wizards (+10.5) Under (231) 76ers 116 Wizards 111

Head to Head

Philadelphia and Washington have each won one of their two head-to-head matchups this season. The teams are both 1-1 against the spread in those outings.

76ers vs Wizards in 2019-20
Date Favorite Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Result
12/21/2019 76ers -12.5 227.5 -1095 719 125-108 PHI
12/5/2019 76ers -8 234 -370 293 119-113 WAS

76ers Betting Information

  • Philadelphia has struggled against the spread, going 26-36-4 on the year.
  • When favored by at least 10.5 points, the 76ers have struggled to a 2-5 record ATS this season.
  • Philadelphia has been reliable for the over this season, combining with opponents to reach the total in 35 of 67 games for a 52.2% rate.

Wizards Betting Information

  • Washington has a winning record against the spread, going 33-32-1 ATS (covering 50% of the time).
  • The Wizards have not fared well as a 10.5-point underdog, going 6-7 against the spread when they are at least 10.5-point underdogs.
  • Washington and its opponents have hit the over in more than half of their matchups this season — 38 of 67 (56.7%).

Over/Under Analysis

76ers vs Wizards Total Facts
Games Over Total % Over Total Average PPG Combined Average PPG Average Opponent PPG Combined Average Opponent PPG Average Total
76ers 17 25.4% 110.1 225.3 108 227.6 218.1
Wizards 36 53.7% 115.2 225.3 119.6 227.6 234.8

76ers Leaders

  • Joel Embiid leads the 76ers in points and rebounds. He scores 23.9 points per game while tacking on 12.0 rebounds.
  • Ben Simmons paces the squad with 8.1 assists pe game.
  • Simmons leads the team with 2.1 steals per game. Norvel Pelle collects 1.3 blocks a contest to pace Philadelphia.
  • The 76ers are led by Furkan Korkmaz from long distance. He hits 2.0 shots from deep per game.

Wizards Leaders

  • The Wizards leader in scoring is Rui Hachimura with 13.3 points per game. He also adds 6.1 rebounds per game and 1.8 assists per game.
  • Thomas Bryant (7.1 rebounds per game) and Shabazz Napier (4.9 assists per game) are the Washington leaders in rebounds and assists.
  • Napier is at the top of Washington’s steals hierarchy with 1.3 steals per game and Ian Mahinmi leads the squad in blocks with 1.2 per game.
  • Napier is tops from three-point range for the Wizards, hitting 1.4 threes per game.

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