Wizards vs. 76ers Prediction
Will the Washington Wizards cover the spread as a road underdog tonight when they visit the Philadelphia 76ers at 8:00 p.m. ET?
Who Oddsmakers Like: Philadelphia. According to oddsmakers from online sports book YouWager, the 76ers are 6.5-point road favorites to beat the Wizards, who opened as 6.5-point road underdogs. The total, meanwhile, hit the board at 211.5 but has been bet up to 213.5.
Who Public Bettors Like: Philadelphia. As of Tuesday morning, 52% of the betting tickets wagered at online sportsbooks are on the 76ers to cover the spread. Meanwhile, 73% of the betting tickets wagered online are on the over.
Who We Like: I can't go away from the Wizards with how hot they are at the betting window of late. They're 5-0 against the spread in their last five games overall, are 5-0 against the number in their last five conference games, and are 5-0 against the number in their last five games after scoring 100 points or more in their previous game. They've also cashed in four of their last five road games when facing an opponent with a winning home record.
On the other side, the 76ers have failed to cover the spread in four of their last five games overall. They're also just 1-4 at the betting window in their last five games when their opponent allows 100 points or more in its previous contest.
TUESDAY NBA PREDICTION: WASHINGTON WIZARDS +6.5