Lakers vs. Wizards Prediction

NBA Picks: Will Wizards cover as a double-digit favorite vs. Lakers? 2/2/17

Will the Wizards cover as a double-digit favorite when they host the Lakers tonight at 7:00PM ET?

According to oddsmakers from online sports book Bovada.lv, the Wizards are now 11-point home favorites versus the Lakers after opening as an 11.5-point favorite. The total, meanwhile, is sitting at 218.5 points after hitting the board at that same number.

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The Lakers have lost eight of their last 10 games overall and are 4-6 against the spread over that same span. They are coming off a 120-116 victory as a 1-point home underdog versus the Nuggets, however, a win that snapped a three-game losing streak. D'Angelo Russell scored 22 points and a career-high 10 assists after returning from a three-game absence due to knee and calf injuries.

The Wizards, meanwhile, are red-hot, winning nine of 10 overall and going a perfect 10-0 against the spread during that stretch. Their latest victory came over the Knicks, beating New York 117-101 as an 8-point favorite on Tuesday night to give Washington five consecutive victories. Bradley Beal scored 28 points in the win while Marcin Gortat doubled-doubled, scoring 15 points with 11 rebounds.

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OUR PREDICTION: The Wizards are 17-4 against the spread in their last 21 games following an ATS win and are 22-6 against the number in their last 28 games overall. The Lakers, meanwhile, have failed to cover in six of their last eight road games and are just 3-8 at the betting window in their last 11 games coming off a win. Might as well keep riding Washington until the Wizards fall off.

 

THURSDAY NBA PREDICTION: WASHINGTON WIZARDS -11

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