The Washington Wizards (32-41) are eight-point favorites against the San Antonio Spurs (19-54) on March 24, 2023 at Capital One Arena — despite the Wizards sputtering right now, having lost four in a row while going 2-8 over their last 10 games. A 228-point over/under is set for the matchup.
How to bet Wizards vs. Spurs
Washington Wizards vs. San Antonio Spurs Odds
The spread for this matchup is set at 8 points, with oddsmakers listing the Wizards as the favorites.
As for the moneyline, the Wizards have -340 odds to pick up the win, while the Spurs are listed at +269 to claim victory.
Finally, the over/under for the game is set at 228 points.
Wizards vs. Spurs Game Time and How to Watch
- Game Day: Friday, March 24, 2023
- Game Time: 7:00 PM ET
- TV Channel: NBC
- Location: Washington D.C.
- Arena: Capital One Arena
Wizards vs. Spurs Betting Trends
Against the spread, the Wizards are 32-39-2 this season. Washington has been the favorite in 25 games this season and has come away with the win 16 times (64%) in those contests. The Wizards have eclipsed the over/under in 47.9% of their opportunities this year (35 times in 73 games with a set point total).
Against the spread, the Spurs are 30-43-0 this season. San Antonio has won 17 of the 70 games it was the moneyline underdog this season (24.3%). Spurs games this year have hit the over on 40 of 73 set point totals (54.8%).
Potential Starting Lineups and Key Players
Wizards: Kyle Kuzma: Out (Ankle), Bradley Beal: Out (Knee)
Spurs: Joshua Primo: Out (Undisclosed), Isaiah Roby: Out (Ankle), Charles Bassey: Out (Patella), Khem Birch: Out (Knee), Doug McDermott: Questionable (Hip), Zach Collins: Questionable (Biceps), Keldon Johnson: Probable (Neck), Devin Vassell: Questionable (Injury Management), Tre Jones: Questionable (Hamstring), Jeremy Sochan: Out (Injury Management)
What you need to know about the Washington Wizards
Washington is averaging 112.7 points per game (23rd-ranked in NBA) this season, while allowing 113.7 points per contest (16th-ranked). The Wizards post 113.1 points per game at home, compared to 112.3 points per game in away games, a difference of 0.8 points per contest. The Wizards have seen a downturn in scoring lately, putting up 109.5 points per game in their last 10 outings, 3.2 points fewer than the 112.7 they’ve scored this season.
Washington is sinking 11.1 treys per game (21st-ranked in NBA) this season, while sporting a 35.5% three-point percentage (19th-ranked). In terms of shot breakdown, the Wizards have taken 63.8% two-pointers (accounting for 73.6% of the team’s buckets) and 36.2% threes (26.4%).
What you need to know about the San Antonio Spurs
On offense, San Antonio is the 25th-ranked team in the NBA (112.1 points per game). On defense, it is the worst (122.2 points allowed per game). The Spurs score 114.2 points per game at home, and 109.9 on the road. The Spurs have fared better offensively over their previous 10 games, generating 112.2 points per contest, 0.1 more than their season average of 112.1.
San Antonio is 22nd in the league in 3-pointers made (11 per game) and 24th in 3-point percentage (34.6%). In 2022-23, the Spurs have attempted 34.5% percent of their shots from behind the 3-point line, and 65.5% percent from inside it. In terms of makes, 25.6% of the Spurs’ baskets have been 3-pointers, and 74.4% have been 2-pointers.
Our prediction to win this game is the Wizards, and we expect that Wizards will cover the spread (Wizards -8). Finally, we see the scoring in this one going over the posted total of 228 points.
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