Philadelphia 76ers vs Washington Wizards: NBA Playoffs Game 5 Betting Preview, Lines, Odds, Insights, and Trends for June 2, 2021

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BetMGM Sep 23, 2021, 7:04 PM

The Washington Wizards are 6-point underdogs heading into a potentially deciding Game 5 of the opening round of the NBA Playoffs against the Philadelphia 76ers (49-23, 3-1) at Wells Fargo Center on Wednesday, starting at 7:00 PM ET on NBA TV. The 76ers hold a 3-1 lead in the series. The matchup's over/under is 230.5.

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76ers vs Wizards Betting Information
FavoriteSpreadFavorite Spread OddsUnderdog Spread OddsTotalOver Total OddsUnder Total Odds
76ers-6-110-110230.5-110-110

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Point Total Insights

  • In Philadelphia's matchups this season, the 76ers and their opponents have exceeded Wednesday's over/under of 230.5 points 25 times (32.9% of opportunities).
  • 44 Washington games this year (56.4% of its matchups) ended with a final score higher than Wednesday's total of 230.5 points.
  • The 76ers average 114.1 points per game against the Wizards' 116.4, amounting to 230.5 combined points and matching the contest's over/under.
  • This matchup's total is 3.8 fewer points than the 226.7 these two teams combine to give up per game in 2020-21.
  • The 76ers have seen a 222.2 average over/under in their games this season, 8.3 points fewer than the over/under in this matchup.
  • The over/under for this contest is 4.5 points fewer than the average over/under in Wizards' games this season (235 points).

76ers Betting Data

  • Philadelphia covered the spread more often than not this year, going 41-32 against the spread.
  • When they play as at least 6-point favorites, the 76ers have a winning ATS record of 16-15.
  • Philadelphia has covered the over/under less than half of the time, in 34 of 73 games (46.6%).

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.
  • Ben Simmons paces the team with 6.9 assists per game.
  • The 76ers are led by Danny Green from long distance. He knocks down 2.5 shots from deep per game.
  • Matisse Thybulle leads the team with 1.6 steals per game. Embiid collects 1.4 blocks a game to pace Philadelphia.

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76ers Last 10 Games

76ers Last Five Games
DateOpponentResultFavoredPlayed AsSpreadTotal76ers MoneylineOpponent MoneylineGame TypeCoveredOver/Under
5/31/2021Wizards122-114 WASNoAway+3.5232.5220-275PlayoffsNoOver
5/29/2021Wizards132-103 PHIYesAway-12.5241.5-1100650PlayoffsYesUnder
5/26/2021Wizards120-95 PHIYesHome-24.5220.5--PlayoffsYesUnder
5/23/2021Wizards125-118 PHIYesHome-7.5238.5-20001000PlayoffsNoOver
5/16/2021Magic128-117 PHIYesHome-1.5238.5-145120Regular SeasonYesOver
76ers Last 10 Games
Overall RecordATS RecordO/U/PAVG TotalAVG Pts ScoredAVG Pts AllowedAVG Reb. Margin3Pt %
7-35-54-6-0222.8115.6107.2-2.730.8%

76ers Injuries

76ers:Seth Curry: Day To Day (Ankle),George Hill: Day To Day (Knee),Joel Embiid: Day To Day (Knee)

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Wizards Betting Data

  • Washington has a 42-35 record against the spread, covering in 54.5% of their games.
  • When they are at least 6-point underdogs, the Wizards have fared well, going 7-5 against the spread.
  • Washington and its opponents have hit the over in more than half of their matchups this year -- 40 of 77 (51.9%).

Wizards Key Players

  • Russell Westbrook paces the Wizards in rebounds and assists with 11.5 rebounds and 11.7 assists per game.
  • Bradley Beal counts for 31.3 points per game, making him the top scorer on Washington's team.
  • Davis Bertans is the top shooter from deep for the Wizards, hitting 3.0 threes per game.
  • Washington's leader in steals is Westbrook (1.4 per game), and its leader in blocks is Daniel Gafford (1.4 per game).

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Wizards Last 10 Games

Wizards Last Five Games
DateOpponentResultFavoredPlayed AsSpreadTotalWizards MoneylineOpponent MoneylineGame TypeCoveredOver/Under
5/31/202176ers122-114 WASYesHome-3.5232.5-275220PlayoffsYesOver
5/29/202176ers132-103 PHINoHome+12.5241.5650-1100PlayoffsNoUnder
5/26/202176ers120-95 PHINoAway+24.5220.5--PlayoffsNoUnder
5/23/202176ers125-118 PHINoAway+7.5238.51000-2000PlayoffsYesOver
5/20/2021Pacers142-115 WASYesHome-20.5244.5-100001850PlayoffsYesOver
Wizards Last 10 Games
Overall RecordATS RecordO/U/PAVG TotalAVG Pts ScoredAVG Pts AllowedAVG Reb. Margin3Pt %
4-66-46-4-0233.9115.5118.4-0.134.5%

Wizards Injuries

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

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