Wizards vs. Warriors Prediction
The Warriors are sizable home favorites tonight against the Wizards but are also red-hot. Will Golden State cover at 8:00PM ET?
According to oddsmakers from online sports book BetDSI, the Warriors are now 9.5-point home favorites versus the Wizards, who opened as 10-point away underdogs. As for the total, the number hit the board at 224.5 but has been bet down to 222.
Washington has split over its last 10 games and is just 3-7 against the spread over that span. The Wizards still own a winning record at the betting window this season at 39-36 but are just 17-19 against the number on the road this year.
Golden State has won 10 straight and covered the spread in eight of those 10 contests. The Warriors are also 36-38 against the spread on the year but are 18-17 against the number at home this year. Stephen Curry scored 24 points in the team's 107-89 victory over the Rockets on Friday, adding seven rebounds, five assists, two steals and four 3-pointers in 35 minutes.
OUR PREDICTION: The Warriors have covered the spread in four straight games, are 4-1 against the number in their last five home games and are 5-0 at the betting window in their last five games versus a team with a winning record. The Wizards, meanwhile, are 0-6 against the spread in their last six games coming off a loss, are a putrid 2-13-1 at the betting window in their last 16 games playing on one day of rest, and are 3-8 against the number in their last 11 games overall.
SUNDAY NBA PREDICTION: GOLDEN STATE WARRIORS -9.5