Philadelphia 76ers vs Washington Wizards: NBA Playoffs Game 2 Betting Preview, Lines, Odds, Insights, and Trends for May 26, 2021

The Washington Wizards are 8.5-point underdogs heading into Game 2 of the opening round of the NBA Playoffs against the Philadelphia 76ers (49-23, 1-0) at Wells Fargo Center on Wednesday, starting at 7:00 PM ET on NBA TV. The 76ers have a 1-0 lead in the series. The point total for the matchup is 230.5.

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76ers vs Wizards Betting Information
Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds
76ers -8.5 -110 -110 230.5 -115 -105

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Point Total Insights

  • In Philadelphia’s matchups this season, the 76ers and their opponents have gone over Wednesday’s over/under of 230.5 points 23 times (31.5% of opportunities).
  • In 56% of Washington’s games this season (42 of 75), the total points scored was greater than Wednesday’s 230.5-point over/under.
  • The point total for the contest of 230.5 is 0.1 points fewer than the combined points per game averages for the 76ers (113.8 points per game) and the Wizards (116.8 points per game).
  • The 226.7 points per game these two teams allow their opponents to score on average this season are 3.8 fewer than the 230.5 total in this contest.
  • On average, the over/under in 76ers games is 8.5 points fewer than the over/under of 230.5 points in this contest.
  • Wizards’ games have a total points bet of 235.3 points this season, 4.8 points more than the over/under for this matchup.

76ers Betting Data

  • Philadelphia has a 39-31 record against the spread this season.
  • The 76ers are 9-9 against the spread when playing as at least an 8.5-point favorite.
  • Philadelphia and its opponents have hit the over in only 47.1% of games (33 out of 70 matchups).

76ers Key Players

  • The 76ers points and rebounds leader is Joel Embiid. He scores 28.5 points per game and pulls down 10.6 rebounds.
  • Philadelphia’s assists leader is Ben Simmons, who averages 6.9 per game.
  • Danny Green knocks down 2.5 threes per game to lead the 76ers.
  • Philadelphia’s blocks leader is Embiid, who records 1.4 per game. Matisse Thybulle leads the team averaging 1.6 steals a contest.

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76ers Last 10 Games

76ers Last Five Games
Date Opponent Result Favored Played As Spread Total 76ers Moneyline Opponent Moneyline Game Type Covered Over/Under
5/23/2021 Wizards 125-118 PHI Yes Home -7.5 238.5 -2000 1000 Playoffs No Over
5/16/2021 Magic 128-117 PHI Yes Home -1.5 238.5 -145 120 Regular Season Yes Over
5/14/2021 Magic 122-97 PHI Yes Home -24.5 216.5 -10000 3300 Regular Season Yes Over
5/13/2021 Heat 106-94 MIA No Away +20.5 205.5 3300 -10000 Regular Season Yes Under
5/11/2021 Pacers 103-94 IND Yes Away -7.5 216.5 -500 360 Regular Season No Under
76ers Last 10 Games
Overall Record ATS Record O/U/P AVG Total AVG Pts Scored AVG Pts Allowed AVG Reb. Margin 3Pt %
8-2 5-5 4-6-0 221.6 114.4 107.2 -1.9 34.4%

76ers Injuries

76ers: None

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Wizards Betting Data

  • Washington has a winning record against the spread, going 41-33 ATS (covering 55.4% of the time).
  • When they are at least 8.5-point underdogs, the Wizards have fared well, going 6-3 against the spread.
  • In most of Washington’s games this season, the teams have combined to hit the over (39 out of 74 games, 52.7%).

Wizards Key Players

  • Russell Westbrook has tallied 11.5 boards and 11.7 assists per game, putting him atop the Wizards leaderboards in those categories.
  • Bradley Beal scores 31.3 points per game, putting him at the top of the Washington scoring leaderboard. He also grabs 4.7 rebounds and tacks on 4.4 assists per game.
  • Davis Bertans is dependable from distance and leads the Wizards with 3.0 made threes per game.
  • Westbrook (1.4 steals per game) is the steal leader for Washington while Daniel Gafford (1.4 blocks per game) is the block leader.

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Wizards Last 10 Games

Wizards Last Five Games
Date Opponent Result Favored Played As Spread Total Wizards Moneyline Opponent Moneyline Game Type Covered Over/Under
5/23/2021 76ers 125-118 PHI No Away +7.5 238.5 1000 -2000 Playoffs Yes Over
5/20/2021 Pacers 142-115 WAS Yes Home -20.5 244.5 -10000 1850 Playoffs Yes Over
5/18/2021 Celtics 118-100 BOS No Away +5.5 222.5 Playoffs No Under
5/16/2021 Hornets 115-110 WAS No Home +3.5 230.5 140 -165 Regular Season Yes Under
5/14/2021 Cavaliers 120-105 WAS Yes Home -9.5 223.5 -750 525 Regular Season Yes Over
Wizards Last 10 Games
Overall Record ATS Record O/U/P AVG Total AVG Pts Scored AVG Pts Allowed AVG Reb. Margin 3Pt %
5-5 7-3 8-2-0 244.7 123.3 121.4 +1.1 33.6%

Wizards Injuries

Wizards:

Thomas Bryant: Out For Season (Left knee),

Deni Avdija: Out For Season (Leg)

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