Nets vs. Wizards Prediction
Will the Wizards cover as a double-digit favorite tonight when they host the Nets at 7:00PM ET?
According to oddsmakers from online sports book Bovada.lv, the Wizards are now 12.5-point home favorites versus the Nets after opening as a 12-point favorite. As for the total, the number hit the board at 223 and has been bet up to 224.
Brooklyn is 5-5 over its last 10 games but covered the spread in eight of those 10 contests. The nets are 34-34 at the betting window on the season, but 18-13 against the spread on the road this year.
Washington enters play having won six of its last 10 games but has been dreadful at the betting window, covering just twice in its last 10 games (with one push). The Wizards still own a winning ATS record at 36-34 and are 21-17 against the number at home this year.
OUR PREDICTION: The Nets are just 1-7 against the spread in their last eight games in Washington and are 4-9 against the number in their last 13 games overall against the Wizards. The home team has also cashed in four of the last five meetings between these two teams, while the favorite is 7-2 against the number in the last nine meetings.
FRIDAY NBA PREDICTION: WASHINGTON WIZARDS -12.5