76ers vs Wizards: NBA Betting Lines, Odds and Trends – March 12, 2021

Posted By Staff on March 12, 2021

The Philadelphia 76ers (25-12) are  favorites as they look to extend a three-game win streak when they visit the Washington Wizards (14-21) on Friday, March 12 at Capital One Arena. The contest airs at 8:00 PM ET on NBCS-DC. The matchup has a point total of .

The betting insights in this article reflect odds data from DraftKings Sportsbook as of March 12, 2021, 12:05 PM ET. See table below for current betting odds.

76ers vs Wizards Betting Odds

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Injury Report as of March 12

76ers:
Joel Embiid: Day To Day (Health and Safety Protocols),
Ben Simmons: Day To Day (Health and Safety Protocols)

Wizards:
Ish Smith: Out (Quad),
Thomas Bryant: Out For Season (Left knee)

76ers and Wizards Records ATS

  • Philadelphia has played to a 21-15-1 record against the spread this season.
  • The 76ers have a winning record against the spread when favored by 4 points or more, going 13-11 this season.
  • Philadelphia and its opponents have hit the over in 20 of 37 games this season (54.1%).
  • Washington has outperformed the spread so far this season with a record of 18-16.
  • For the fourth time this season, the Wizards are at least a 4-point underdog, where they have a record of 1-2 against the spread.
  • Washington and its opponents have typically hit the over this season, doing so in 52.9% (18) of its 34 games played.

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Head to Head

The 76ers knocked off the Wizards 141-136 in the last meeting between the two teams on January 6, 2021. Joel Embiid scored 38 points to pace the 76ers, and Bradley Beal scored 60 points for the Wizards. The Wizards covered the spread as 6.5-point underdogs, and the teams put up a total of 277 total points to hit the over on the 235-point over/under.

Date Favorite Home Team Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Game Type Result
1/6/2021 76ers 76ers -6.5 235 -265 214 Regular Season 141-136 PHI
12/23/2020 76ers 76ers -7 230.5 -281 226 Regular Season 113-107 PHI

Scoring Trends

  • Philadelphia’s games this year have gone over the point total for Friday’s matchup over/under (234.5 points) in 16.2% of opportunities (six out of 37 matchups).
  • In 18 out of Washington’s 35 games this season (51.4%), the competing teams combined for a higher point total than the total in Friday’s matchup.
  • On average, the over/under in 76ers games is 8.5 points fewer than the over/under of 234.5 points in this matchup.
  • Wizards’ games have an over/under of 234.1 points this season, 0.4 points fewer than the total points bet for this contest.
  • The 76ers have an average implied point total of 114.9 this season, which is 4.1 points lower than their implied total in Friday’s game (119).
  • Philadelphia has outscored its implied point total for this matchup (119) 12 times this season.
  • The 120.1-point average implied total on the season for the Wizards is 5.1 more points than the team’s 115-point implied total in this matchup.
  • Washington has scored more than 115 points in 17 games this season.
  • The 76ers are the NBA’s seventh-highest scoring team (115 PPG), while the Wizards allow their opponents the 29th-fewest points per game (119.4) in the league.
  • The 76ers have out-scored their opponents by a total of 148 points this season (four points per game on average), and opponents of the Wizards have out-scored them by 164 more points on the year (4.7 per game).

76ers Leaders

  • The 76ers points and rebounds leader is Embiid. He puts up 30.2 points per game and grabs 11.6 rebounds.
  • Philadelphia’s assists leader is Ben Simmons, who averages 7.6 per game.
  • The 76ers are led by Danny Green from beyond the arc. He connects on 2.2 shots from deep per game.
  • Green’s three pointers made prop over/under for the contest is set at 2.5, 0.3 shots higher than his season average of 2.2.
  • Philadelphia’s blocks leader is Embiid, who averages 1.4 per game. Simmons leads the team averaging 1.6 steals a contest.

Wizards Leaders

  • Russell Westbrook holds the top spot on the Wizards rebounds and assists leaderboard, with 9.6 rebounds per game and 9.8 assists per game.
  • Westbrook’s PRA prop over/under for the contest is set at 37.5 combined points, rebounds, and assists, 2.1 less than his season average of 39.6.
  • Beal has outperformed his Washington teammates in scoring, putting up 32.5 points per game to go with 5.4 rebounds and 4.7 assists.
  • Beal’s PRA prop over/under for the contest is set at 41.5, 1.1 less than his season average of 42.6.
  • Davis Bertans makes more threes per game than any other member of the Wizards, cashing in 2.9 treys per game.
  • Bertans’ three pointers made prop over/under for the contest is set at 3.5, 0.6 shots higher than his season average of 2.9.
  • Nobody on Washington grabs more steals than Beal (1.4 per game) or blocks more shots than Alex Len (1.1 per game).

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