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

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BetMGM Sep 23, 2021, 2:04 PM

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
FavoriteSpreadFavorite Spread OddsUnderdog Spread OddsTotalOver Total OddsUnder Total Odds
76ers-8.5-110-110230.5-115-105

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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
DateOpponentResultFavoredPlayed AsSpreadTotal76ers MoneylineOpponent MoneylineGame TypeCoveredOver/Under
5/23/2021Wizards125-118 PHIYesHome-7.5238.5-20001000PlayoffsNoOver
5/16/2021Magic128-117 PHIYesHome-1.5238.5-145120Regular SeasonYesOver
5/14/2021Magic122-97 PHIYesHome-24.5216.5-100003300Regular SeasonYesOver
5/13/2021Heat106-94 MIANoAway+20.5205.53300-10000Regular SeasonYesUnder
5/11/2021Pacers103-94 INDYesAway-7.5216.5-500360Regular SeasonNoUnder
76ers Last 10 Games
Overall RecordATS RecordO/U/PAVG TotalAVG Pts ScoredAVG Pts AllowedAVG Reb. Margin3Pt %
8-25-54-6-0221.6114.4107.2-1.934.4%

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
DateOpponentResultFavoredPlayed AsSpreadTotalWizards MoneylineOpponent MoneylineGame TypeCoveredOver/Under
5/23/202176ers125-118 PHINoAway+7.5238.51000-2000PlayoffsYesOver
5/20/2021Pacers142-115 WASYesHome-20.5244.5-100001850PlayoffsYesOver
5/18/2021Celtics118-100 BOSNoAway+5.5222.5--PlayoffsNoUnder
5/16/2021Hornets115-110 WASNoHome+3.5230.5140-165Regular SeasonYesUnder
5/14/2021Cavaliers120-105 WASYesHome-9.5223.5-750525Regular SeasonYesOver
Wizards Last 10 Games
Overall RecordATS RecordO/U/PAVG TotalAVG Pts ScoredAVG Pts AllowedAVG Reb. Margin3Pt %
5-57-38-2-0244.7123.3121.4+1.133.6%

Wizards Injuries

Wizards:Thomas Bryant: Out For Season (Left knee),Deni Avdija: Out For Season (Leg)

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