Nets vs Wizards Prediction: Odds, Picks, Best Bets – Monday, December 12, 2022

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The Brooklyn Nets (16-12) are favorites, by six points as they visit the Washington Wizards (11-16) on December 12, 2022 at Capital One Arena. This matchup features one of the hottest teams in the NBA versus one of the coldest, as the Nets have won three in a row, and are 8-2 in their past 10 games. The Wizards, on the other hand, have lost six straight, and have gone 1-9 in their past 10. The point total in this game is set at 227.

How to bet Nets vs. Wizards

Brooklyn Nets vs. Washington Wizards Odds

Point Spread

The spread for this matchup is set at 6 points, with oddsmakers listing the Nets as the favorites.

Moneyline

As for the moneyline, the Nets have -227 odds to pick up the win, while the Wizards are listed at +188 to claim victory.

Over/Under

Finally, the total for the game is set at 227 points.

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Nets vs. Wizards Game Time and How to Watch

  • Game Day: Monday, December 12, 2022
  • Game Time: 7:00 PM ET
  • TV Channel: NBC
  • Location: Washington D.C.
  • Arena: Capital One Arena

Nets vs. Wizards Betting Trends

Against the spread, the Nets are 13-15-0 this season. Brooklyn has been victorious in 12, or 66.7%, of the 18 contests it has been chosen as favorites in this season. Nets games this year have hit the over on 12 of 27 set point totals.

The Wizards have 10 wins against the spread in 27 games this season. Washington has won 26.7% of the games this season it was the moneyline underdog (4-11). Wizards games this year have gone over the point total 51.9% of the time (14 out of 27 games with a set point total).

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Potential Starting Lineups and Key Players

Nets

Nets Leaders
Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Kevin Durant 27 30 6.6 5.4 0.7 1.7 1.6
Kyrie Irving 19 25.3 4.7 4.5 0.8 1.1 2.6
Nicolas Claxton 25 11.8 8.7 1.2 0.7 2.2 0
Seth Curry 17 9.7 2.4 2.5 0.6 0.2 1.8
Joe Harris 25 8.6 3.1 1.7 0.6 0.3 2

Wizards

Wizards Leaders
Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Kristaps Porzingis 26 22.7 9.1 2.7 0.8 1.6 2
Kyle Kuzma 26 21.4 7.7 3.6 0.5 0.4 2.5
Corey Kispert 19 9.5 2.6 1.7 0.6 0.2 1.7
Monte Morris 23 9.4 3.5 5.2 0.7 0.2 1.2
Jordan Goodwin 20 7.7 4 2.9 1.3 0.7 0.9
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Nets vs. Wizards Injury Report

Wizards: Anthony Gill: Questionable (Heel), Monte Morris: Questionable (Groin), Bradley Beal: Out (Hamstring), Delon Wright: Out (Hamstring), Rui Hachimura: Out (Ankle)

What you need to know about the Brooklyn Nets

Offensively, Brooklyn is averaging 112.5 points per game (16th-ranked in league). It is giving up 111.3 points per contest on defense (ninth-ranked). The Nets are posting 112.9 points per game this season in home games, which is 0.8 more points than they’re averaging when playing on the road (112.1). The Nets have seen an increase in scoring lately, putting up 114.6 points per game in their last 10 contests, 2.1 points more than the 112.5 they’ve scored this year.

With 11.8 threes per game, Brooklyn ranks 16th in the NBA. It sports a 37.3% shooting percentage from beyond the arc, which ranks seventh in the league. When it comes to shot breakdown, the Nets have taken 62.4% two-pointers (accounting for 71.9% of the team’s baskets) and 37.6% from beyond the arc (28.1%).

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What you need to know about the Washington Wizards

At 110.8 points scored per game and 113 points conceded, Washington is 22nd in the league on offense and 15th on defense. At home the Wizards are scoring 112.4 points per game, 3.2 more than they are averaging on the road (109.2). The Wizards have played better offensively over their previous 10 games, scoring 114.6 points per contest, 3.8 more than their season average of 110.8.

Washington is 22nd in the league in 3-pointers made (11 per game) and 19th in 3-point percentage (34.2%). In 2022-23, the Wizards have attempted 63.3% percent of their shots from inside the 3-point line, and 36.7% percent from beyond it. In terms of makes, 73.5% of the Wizards’ buckets have been 2-pointers, and 26.5% have been 3-pointers.

Our pick to win this contest is the Wizards, and we expect that Wizards will cover the spread (Nets -6). Finally, we see the scoring in this one going under the posted total of 227 points.

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WRITTEN BY

Austin Harper

Austin is a co-founders at Betsperts and a devoted father of 2. Born and raised in Atlanta Georgia, Austin is passionate about the Atlanta Hawks, Braves, and Falcons. Austin received his Bachelors of Science from Clemson University and gets back for Clemson football and basketball games every chance he gets!

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