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

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
Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds
76ers -6 -110 -110 230.5 -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
Date Opponent Result Favored Played As Spread Total 76ers Moneyline Opponent Moneyline Game Type Covered Over/Under
5/31/2021 Wizards 122-114 WAS No Away +3.5 232.5 220 -275 Playoffs No Over
5/29/2021 Wizards 132-103 PHI Yes Away -12.5 241.5 -1100 650 Playoffs Yes Under
5/26/2021 Wizards 120-95 PHI Yes Home -24.5 220.5 Playoffs Yes 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
76ers Last 10 Games
Overall Record ATS Record O/U/P AVG Total AVG Pts Scored AVG Pts Allowed AVG Reb. Margin 3Pt %
7-3 5-5 4-6-0 222.8 115.6 107.2 -2.7 30.8%

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
Date Opponent Result Favored Played As Spread Total Wizards Moneyline Opponent Moneyline Game Type Covered Over/Under
5/31/2021 76ers 122-114 WAS Yes Home -3.5 232.5 -275 220 Playoffs Yes Over
5/29/2021 76ers 132-103 PHI No Home +12.5 241.5 650 -1100 Playoffs No Under
5/26/2021 76ers 120-95 PHI No Away +24.5 220.5 Playoffs No 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
Wizards Last 10 Games
Overall Record ATS Record O/U/P AVG Total AVG Pts Scored AVG Pts Allowed AVG Reb. Margin 3Pt %
4-6 6-4 6-4-0 233.9 115.5 118.4 -0.1 34.5%

Wizards Injuries

Wizards:

Davis Bertans: Out (Calf),

Thomas Bryant: Out For Season (Left knee),

Deni Avdija: Out For Season (Leg)

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