The Brooklyn Nets (31-20) host the Washington Wizards (24-27), with the matchup starting at 6:00 PM ET from Barclays Center on Saturday, February 4, 2023. The Nets are just 1-point favorites in the game. The over/under for the matchup is set at 223.5 points.
How to bet Nets vs. Wizards
Brooklyn Nets vs. Washington Wizards Odds
The spread for this matchup is set at 1 point, with sportsbooks listing the Nets as the favorites.
As for the moneyline, the Nets have -113 odds to pick up the win, while the Wizards are listed at -107 to claim victory.
Finally, the over/under for the game is set at 223.5 points.
Nets vs. Wizards Game Time and How to Watch
- Game Day: Saturday, February 4, 2023
- Game Time: 6:00 PM ET
- TV Channel: NBC
- Location: Brooklyn, New York
- Arena: Barclays Center
Nets vs. Wizards Betting Trends
The Nets are 26-25-0 against the spread this year. Brooklyn has been the favorite in 35 games this season and has come away with the win 24 times (68.6%) in those contests. Nets games this year have eclipsed the over/under 43.1% of the time (22 out of 51 games with a set point total).
The Wizards have played 51 games, with 24 wins against the spread. Washington is 13-19 in games it was the underdog on the moneyline (winning 40.6% of those games). Wizards games this season have hit the over on 25 of 51 set point totals (49%).
Potential Starting Lineups and Key Players
Nets: Ben Simmons: Questionable (Knee), TJ Warren: Doubtful (Shin), Kevin Durant: Out (Knee)
Wizards: Anthony Gill: Out (Health Protocols)
What you need to know about the Brooklyn Nets
Brooklyn is posting 114.2 points per game (17th-ranked in NBA) this year, while surrendering 112.1 points per contest (ninth-ranked). The Nets score 115.6 points per game when playing at home, compared to 113.1 points per game in away games, a difference of 2.5 points per contest. The Nets have been racking up 114.3 points per game in their last 10 appearances, an average that’s a little higher than the 114.2 they’ve scored over the course of the 2022-23 campaign.
With a 39% three-point percentage this season, Brooklyn ranks second-best in the NBA. It ranks 12th in the league by making 12.4 treys per contest. In terms of shot breakdown, the Nets have taken 62.4% two-pointers (accounting for 71% of the team’s baskets) and 37.6% from beyond the arc (29%).
What you need to know about the Washington Wizards
At 113.1 points scored per game and 113.3 points conceded, Washington is 19th in the league offensively and 14th defensively. At home, the Wizards score 113.4 points per game. Away, they score 112.8. The Wizards are scoring 117.1 points per contest in their last 10 games, which is four more than their average for the season (113.1).
In 2022-23, Washington is 21st in the NBA in 3-point makes (11.2 per game) and 20th in 3-point percentage (35.2%). The Wizards attempt 36.7% percent of their shots from beyond the arc, and 26.9% of their made shots are from there. Inside the 3-point line, they attempt 63.3% of their shots, with 73.1% of their makes coming from there.
Our pick to win this contest is the Nets, and we expect that Nets will cover the spread (Nets -1). Finally, we see the scoring in this one going over the posted total of 223.5 points.
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