Wizards vs. 76ers Game 2 Prediction
Game 2 between the Wizards and 76ers will tip off at 7:00 p.m. ET on Wednesday. With the Sixers laying 8 points and the total sitting at 230.5, what’s the best play when it comes to this matchup?
541 Washington Wizards (+8) at 542 Philadelphia 76ers (-8); o/u 230.5
7:00 p.m. ET, Wednesday, May 26, 2021
Venue: TD Garden, Boston, MA
Washington Wizards DFS Notes
Bradley Beal hit 13-of-23 shots, 1-of-6 3-pointers and 6-of-6 free throws for 33 points, 10 rebounds, six assists, a steal and six turnovers in 41 minutes of Sunday's 125-118 Game 1 loss to the Sixers in the opening round of the playoffs. Russell Westbrook hit 7-of-17 shots for 16 points, five rebounds, 14 assists, a block and six turnovers in the loss, while Daniel Gafford hit all six of his shots and scored 12 points with six boards and a block in just 20 minutes today. Game 2 is set for Wednesday night at 7 p.m. The good news is that Beal will have a lot of time to rest his shaky hamstring before trying to get a win in Game 2.
Philadelphia 76ers DFS Notes
Tobias Harris hit 15-of-29 shots and two 3-pointers for a playoff career-high 37 points, six rebounds, two assists, two steals and a block in 37 minutes of Sunday's 125-118 win over the Wizards in Game 1 of the playoffs. Harris also hit all five of his free throws after doing most of his damage in the first half today. Joel Embiid had 30 points, Ben Simmons had a playoff career-high 15 assists to go along with 15 rebounds and Seth Curry added 15 points in the win.
Wizards vs. 76ers Playoffs Prediction
The over is 8-2 in the last 10 meetings between these two teams in Philadelphia and is 6-1 in the Wizards’ last seven road games. The over is also 4-1 in their last five games as an underdog and is 6-1 in their last seven games as a road underdog. On the other side, the over is 4-0 in the 76ers’ last four games as a home favorite, is 4-0 in their last four home games and is 25-10 in their last 35 home games versus a team with a losing road record.
NBA PLAYOFFS PREDICTION: wizards/76ers over 230.5