The Capital One Arena will be the site of a Friday night inter-conference encounter between the Washington Wizards (32-41) and the San Antonio Spurs (19-54). The San Antonio Spurs rank 14th in the Western Conference going into the game, and the Washington Wizards are 12th in the Eastern Conference. An exciting matchup awaits as the Washington Wizards and the San Antonio Spurs set out to reclaim their momentum. Which one of these struggling sides come away with a crucial victory?
Washington Wizards VS San Antonio Spurs Betting expert picks
Washington Wizards VS San Antonio Spurs Moneyline
Take the Washington Wizards to win (1.36) on the moneyline for Maryland sportsbooks.
In their last regular season matchup, the Washington Wizards beat San Antonio Spurs by a score of 106-127. As they prepare to meet again at Capital One Arena, the -280 odds favor a win for the hosts again, which gives them a 74% chance of success. They’ve gone 2-8 in their last ten games. Despite being the road underdogs with odds of +230, the San Antonio Spurs have an impressive 8-2 record in their last ten matchups against the Washington Wizards. This is despite their most recent meeting ending in a 130-94 defeat to the Milwaukee Bucks.
If you are thinking of betting on the game at the Capital One Arena, it is suggested to go with the Washington Wizards, offering -280 for a win. Their performance in the last 10 matches stands at 2-8, and they have a total record of 32-41 for the season.
Washington Wizards VS San Antonio Spurs Spread
Go for the Washington Wizards -7.0 (1.87) if you’re looking for a safe bet with Maryland sports betting sites.
The Washington Wizards are the clear favorites for Friday’s game, with a 7-point advantage over the San Antonio Spurs. The average margin of triumph soared to a whopping 13.0 points in the previous five Washington Wizards-San Antonio Spurs showdowns.
At the Capital One Arena, the Washington Wizards have put together a 14-19-1 ATS record. Their record for the season is 32-38-2 ATS. The Washington Wizards have gone 40-53 ATS in their recent matchups against opponents from the Western Conference. They failed to cover in seven of their last ten matches.
The San Antonio Spurs haven’t seen much luck recently in terms of spread betting as they’ve gone two games without covering. It’s left them with an 29-43 ATS record this season. Based on their past ten road contests, the San Antonio Spurs covered two times. They kept their opponents down to 124.5 points per game and scored 112.2 points on average.
Washington Wizards VS San Antonio Spurs Total
Go for Total over 234.5 (1.91)
The Washington Wizards and the San Antonio Spurs have a history of high-scoring matches, having averaged 246.2 points in their ten most recent meetings. The last five matches at the Capital One Arena have seen even more points, with an average of 266.4 points.
At the Capital One Arena, the Washington Wizards have a record of 19-13 O/U against the total for the season, with an overall score of 34-34 O/U. The Washington Wizards saw an average of 229.8 points in their previous five home games, with two of them going below the total line.
The San Antonio Spurs are 18-15 O/U away from home this season. In four of their last five road games, the total went under. The total has gone under in four of the last five San Antonio Spurs road games, averaging 219.0 points. The Under went 4-4 across the previous 10 matches overall.
Washington Wizards VS San Antonio Spurs Betting trends
- Moneyline (ML): San Antonio Spurs (+230) | Washington Wizards (-280)
- Against the spread (ATS): San Antonio Spurs +7.0 (-105) | Washington Wizards -7.0 (-115)
Washington Wizards Form
The Washington Wizards suffered a 118-104 loss to the Denver Nuggets in their last game, extending their poor form in the league to seven defeats in eight matches.
Heading into Friday’s match, the Washington Wizards have been nothing special in their offensive production, clocking in at an average of 112.7 points per contest. The Washington Wizards are on a rough stretch defensively. Opposing teams have sunk an average of 117.2 points in their last five matchups and 113.7 per game this term.
The playoff dream is close to over for the Washington Wizards after 73 games. The hosts have suffered 41 losses in 73 contests this season, putting them in a precarious position of potentially not qualifying for the Eastern playoffs.
The Washington Wizards will be without both Bradley Beal and Kyle Kuzma for their latest game.
San Antonio Spurs Form
The San Antonio Spurs are having a difficult time after falling to a 130-94 loss to the Milwaukee Bucks in their last outing. To make matters worse, they have lost their last three road matches. Over the last ten games, their overall record is 3-7.
The San Antonio Spurs are scoring 112.1 points on average in the NBA this season and 109.9 points on the road. In defense, the San Antonio Spurs have been on the back foot lately. They’ve conceded 126.0 points per game in their last five contests, leaving them with a season average of 122.2 points.
Bidding adieu to their playoff ambitions, the San Antonio Spurs shift focus to the enticing lottery trade possibilities. They have 54 losses under their belt and a 14th position in the Western Conference, sitting in fourth place in the Southwest Division.
The San Antonio Spurs have 6 players injured for the upcoming match in Doug McDermott, Khem Birch, Devonte’ Graham, Romeo Langford, Keldon Johnson, and Charles Bassey.
Washington Wizards VS San Antonio Spurs H2H history
Having lost their previous two matches against the San Antonio Spurs, the Washington Wizards finally got one over their coming visitors in their most recent meeting. They triumphed in a 127-106 win in January 2023 at the AT&T Center and aim to build on that success. The San Antonio Spurs have a 8-2 record against the Washington Wizards from their last ten meetings. They have taken six wins out of ten on the road.
The Washington Wizards managed an average of 120.4 points a game in their ten most recent outings against the San Antonio Spurs, who averaged 125.8 points.