Brooklyn Nets vs Washington Wizards NBA Betting Prediction

NBA Brooklyn Nets vs Washington Wizards Prediction 3/27/2024

The Brooklyn Nets (27-45) travel to face off against the Washington Wizards (14-58) on Wednesday, March 27th. This game will be played at Capital One Arena in Washington and televised on MNMT. Both team’s come into this one having won their previous games. Tip-off is set for 7:00 ET.

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The Nets Are Coming Off A Win

The Nets notched a win against the Raptors in their most recent game, concluding with a score of 96-88. At the beginning of the second half, the Nets were leading 49-45.

In their last three games, the Nets have gone 1-2 and have an overall record of 27-45. When playing against other Eastern Conference teams, the Nets are 19-25 and have gone 8-20 in non-conference action.

Brooklyn’s ATS record sits below .500 (31-38). The Nets maintain an ATS record of 13-24 on the road, while they have a 18-14 record vs. the spread when playing at home.

The Wizards Are Coming Off A Win

The Wizards clinched a 107-105 win over the Bulls in their previous game. Before the game, the Wizards were the underdogs with a +13 point advantage, securing both a straight-up and ATS victory. When it comes to the over/under, the total of 212 points ended up falling short of the over/under line set at 226.

In the Wizards’ most recent five games, they have gone 3-2 and have a 14-58 record overall. They are currently 14th in the Eastern Conference while sitting 5th in the Southeast division.

Washington has an overall ATS record of 32-39 as they come into today’s game. As the favorite this season, Washington is 1-5 vs. the spread while going 31-34 as the underdog.

Nets Offense Breakdown

The Nets come into today’s game as the 25th ranked scoring offense at 110.9 points per game.

The Brooklyn Nets are currently 25th in the NBA in scoring at 110.9 points per game. When playing on the road, they are averaging 108.7 points per game. In terms of pace, the Nets are 26th in the league at 96.8 possessions per game.

One area where the Nets have been successful this season is offensive rebounding. They are 6th in the league in offensive rebounds at 11.5 per game. In terms of field goal percentage, the Nets are 27th in the NBA at 45%.

When it comes to three-point shooting, the Nets are 8th in both three-point attempts and makes. However, their three-point shooting percentage is just 36% (17th). In terms of assists, Brooklyn is 18th in the league at 26.2 per game.

Wizards Offense Breakdown

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Through 72 games the Wizards are averaging 113.7 points per contest, placing them 17th in the NBA.

When it comes to scoring, the Wizards are 20th in the NBA at home, averaging 113.1 points per game. Overall, they are 17th in the league with an average of 113.7 points per game. Washington has outscored the NBA scoring average in just 43.1% of their games this season.

So far, the Wizards have been the fastest-paced team in the NBA, averaging 102.2 possessions per game. In terms of field goal percentage, they are 17th in the league at 46%. When it comes to three-point shooting, Washington is 28th in the NBA, making just 34% of their attempts.

When playing at home, the Wizards are averaging 113.1 points per game. However, they have struggled at the free-throw line, ranking 27th in attempts and 28th in makes. In terms of offensive rebounding, Washington is 25th in the league.

Nets Team Defense

On the defensive side, Nets is currently hovering around the NBA’s average for points allowed, conceding an average of 113.5 points per game. Brooklyn’s defense is currently forcing 12.3 turnovers per game, which is 11th in the league. Additionally, they enter the game ranked 15th in blocked shots, with an average of 5 rejections per game.

Wizards Team Defense

As they prepare for the upcoming game, the Wizards is focused on shoring up their defense, as they are currently allowing an average of 123.4 points per game (30th). The Washington defense has allowed opponents to shoot 36.2% from beyond the arc this season. Opposing teams are also hitting 49.9% of their field goal attempts vs. Washington.

Key Players For The Nets And Wizards

The outlook for today’s matchup points to Cam Thomas as the primary point contributor for the Nets, finishing with 21 points while maintaining a 8/17 shooting accuracy. Throughout this season, his average stands at 21.5 points per game, along with 3.2 rebounds.

On the flip side, our predictions place Kyle Kuzma as the leading scorer for the Wizards. We expect him to conclude the game with a team-high 23 while also collecting 7 rebounds. For the season, he has a field goal percentage of 46.7% and is averaging 22.4 points per contest.

Nets vs Wizards Trends

  • When looking at their past ten road matchups, Brooklyn has an ATS record of 3-7 while averaging 103 per game. The team went 2-8 overall in these games.
  • In their last ten games at home, the Wizards have a straight up record of 2-8 while going 3-7 vs the spread. The team’s offense averaged 110 points per game in these contests.
  • In their last ten games as the betting underdog, the Wizards have a straight up record of 3-7 and an ATS mark of 3-7.
  • Looking back on the team’s last three games as the favorite, the Nets have a straight up record of 1-2. Their record vs the spread in these games was 1-2.

Nets vs Wizards Prediction

As the underdogs with a spread of +3.5, we recommend going with the Wizards on the point spread. We not only see them covering the spread but also have a strong likelihood of winning this one outright, especially if you’re seeking a higher payout on the moneyline.

As for the over/under, the the line is currently at 223.5, and our model projects the Nets and Wizards to reach a combined total of 211 points. Our bet is on taking the under.

All odds are courtesy of Action247 Sportsbook. Good luck!!

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