The Philadelphia 76ers and Washington Wizards will clash in a battle for Atlantic Division on Wednesday, December 6th, 2023, at 7:00 PM ET at Capital One Arena in Washington, D.C.
Spread: Wizards +10
Top 5 Successful NBA Betting Models
ESPN Basketball Power Index (BPI)
FiveThirtyEight CARMELO Rating
Basketball Reference’s Simple Rating System (SRS)
BetQL and Sportsline Models
BetQL: Wizards +9.5
Sportsline: Wizards +10
Average Final Score Prediction
Using the top 5 successful NBA betting models and the BetQL and Sportsline models, the average final score prediction for the 76ers vs. Wizards game is 119.5-110.5 in favor of the Wizards.
Pythagorean Theorem Plus Strength of Schedule
Using the Pythagorean theorem, the expected final score for the 76ers vs. Wizards game is 121-112 in favor of the 76ers. However, when accounting for strength of schedule, the expected final score is 118-114 in favor of the Wizards.
Key Player Injuries
The 76ers are 11-3 against the spread this season.
The Wizards are 6-8 against the spread this season.
The 76ers are 3-1 against the spread on the road this season.
The Wizards are 3-5 against the spread at home this season.
Pick: Take the Wizards +10 tonight. (WINNER)
I am picking the Wizards to win the game and cover the spread. I believe that the Wizards are the better team and they will be motivated to play well at home. I also believe that the Wizards’ defense will be able to slow down the 76ers’ offense.