Wizards vs. Clippers Prediction

Washington Wizards vs. Los Angeles Clippers 10/28/18, Prediction & Odds

The Washington Wizards are off to a rough start this season with only one win in their first five games. Can Washington turn it around tonight as it continues its West Coast swing at the Los Angeles Clippers?

Game Snapshot

507 Washington Wizards at 508 Los Angeles Clippers

Sunday, October 28, 2018

STAPLES Center at 9:35PM ET

TV: FSPT (LAC)

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Public Betting Information

According to oddsmakers at BetNow.eu, the Clippers are a 4-point favorite on the spread line. The total is set at 228.5 points. As of Sunday afternoon, 60 percent of public bets are being placed on visiting Washington. Check out our NBA Public Betting Page for the latest info.

Wizards collapse in fourth at Kings

Washington was outscored 37-27 in the fourth quarter at Sacramento Friday night in a 116-112 loss. The Wizards dropped to 1-4 on the season. John Wall paced the Wizards with 26 points on 9-of-20 shooting with eight assists, three steals, three blocks and two rebounds. Kelly Oubre Jr. contributed 22 points, nine boards and two assists off the bench. Bradley Beal had 21 points, five rebounds and two steals. Markieff Morris and Jeff Green both added 13 points.

Clippers blow past Rockets

Los Angeles outscored host Houston in every quarter Friday night en route to a 133-113 victory in a matchup of two teams with bad blood from last season. Montrezl Harrell led the way with 30 points 8-of-13 shooting plus 14-of-15 at the free throw line. He also had six rebounds, two steals and two blocked shots. Lou Williams contributed 23 points and three assists as a reserve. Danilo Gallinari had 16 points and five boards, while Tobias Harris registered 15 points and nine rebounds. Avery Bradley added 14 points and three boards.

NBA Betting Trends

Washington

The under is 4-0-1 in the last five Wizards games on Sundays. The Wizards are 2-5 ATS in the last seven meetings.

Los Angeles

The over is 5-0 in the last five meetings in LA. The Clippers are 1-5 ATS in their last six games versus a team with a losing straight up record. 

Prediction: 

Washington has struggled, but has the talent at least in the backcourt to be a playoff-caliber team like it has been in recent seasons. The absence of Dwight Howard has been big since the Wizards have been historically bad at rebounding to begin the season. As long as Washington cleans some things up here, it should be able to cover the spread against a Clippers team ripe for a letdown after an emotionally charged win at the Rockets.

 

NBA DAILY PREDICTION: WASHINGTON WIZARDS +4

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