Nets vs Wizards: NBA Betting Lines, Odds and Trends – March 21, 2021

Posted By Staff on March 21, 2021

A game after he scored 43 points in a 121-113 loss to the Magic, Kyrie Irving leads the Brooklyn Nets (28-14) at home against the Washington Wizards (15-25) as 8.5-point favorites. The matchup, which airs on NBA TV, tips off at 7:00 PM ET on Sunday, March 21, 2021. The point total in the matchup is set at 245.5.

The betting insights in this article reflect odds data from DraftKings Sportsbook as of March 21, 2021, 1:05 AM ET. See table below for current betting odds.

Nets vs Wizards Betting Odds

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Injury Report as of March 21

Nets:
Kevin Durant: Out (Hamstring),
Jeff Green: Day To Day (Shoulder),
Blake Griffin: Day To Day (Knee),
Spencer Dinwiddie: Out For Season (ACL)

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

Nets and Wizards Records ATS

  • Brooklyn has a 22-20 record ATS this year.
  • The Nets have a losing record against the spread when favored by at least 8.5 points, going 2-6 this season.
  • Brooklyn and its opponents have outscored the set over/under in 66.7% of its games this season (28/42).
  • Washington has a 20-19 record ATS this season.
  • Washington and its opponents have regularly hit the over this season, doing so in 53.8% (21) of its 39 games played.

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Head to Head

In their last meeting, the Wizards took down the Nets 149-146. Kevin Durant led the Nets with 37 points, and Russell Westbrook paced the Wizards with 41. The Wizards covered the spread as 6-point underdogs, and the teams put up a total of 295 total points to cover the 245.5-point over/under.

Date Favorite Home Team Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Game Type Result
1/31/2021 Nets Wizards -6 245.5 -273 220 Regular Season 149-146 WAS
1/3/2021 Nets Nets -7.5 241.5 -310 246 Regular Season 123-122 WAS


Scoring Trends

  • Brooklyn’s games this year have gone over the point total for Sunday’s matchup over/under (245.5 points) in 26.2% of opportunities (11 out of 42 matchups).
  • 13 Washington games this year (32.5% of its matchups) ended with a final score greater than Sunday’s point total of 245.5 points.
  • This season the average total for Nets games is 235.8 points, 9.7 fewer than the over/under of 245.5 points for this contest.
  • The over/under for this matchup is 10.2 points more than the average over/under in Wizards’ games this season (235.3 points).
  • The Nets have an average implied point total of 119 this season, which is eight points lower than their implied total in Sunday’s game (127).
  • Brooklyn has scored more than its implied point total for this matchup (127) 13 times this season.
  • The average implied point total on the season for the Wizards (120.7) is 1.7 more points than the team’s implied total in this matchup (119).
  • Washington has scored more than 119 points 18 times this season.
  • The Nets are the league’s highest-scoring team (120.4 PPG), while the Wizards allow the most points per game (120.2) in NBA action.
  • The Nets have totaled a total of 208 more points than their opponents this year (an average of five per game), while the Wizards have been out-scored by opponents on average this year (by 200 total points, -5 per game).

Nets Leaders

  • James Harden leads the Nets in assists and rebounds. He averages 11.2 assists and 8.1 rebounds per game.
  • Brooklyn’s scoring leader is Durant, who averages 29.0 points per game.
  • Joe Harris hits 3.4 threes per game to lead the Nets.
  • Brooklyn’s steals leader is Harden, who averages 1.2 per game. Nicolas Claxton leads the team averaging 1.5 blocks a contest.

Wizards Leaders

  • Westbrook is number one on the Wizards leaderboard in both rebounds (9.6 per game) and assists (10.2 per game).
  • Bradley Beal has the title of Washington’s top scorer by putting up 32.5 points per game.
  • Davis Bertans is tops from three-point range for the Wizards, hitting 2.8 threes per game.
  • Nobody on Washington grabs more steals than Beal (1.3 per game) or blocks more shots than Alex Len (1.0 per game).

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