Two teams looking to keep their postseason spot will get together Wednesday in the National Basketball Association. The Washington Wizards will take on the San Antonio Spurs. The Washington Wizards are on the road, where they are 20-15 on the season. Washington is 5th in the Eastern Conference, just 1/2 game ahead of Philadelphia. Washington is 40-30 on the season.
For the San Antonio Spurs – they are 41-30 on the season. The Spurs are also fifth – out of the Western Conference. San ANtonio has gone 27-8 at home this season. The Spurs are just 1/2 game ahead of the red hot Utah Jazz, and 1.5 behind Oklahoma City. The San Antonio Spurs are -5 over the Washington Wizards in NBA action on Wednesday.
Spurs Looking to Stay Hot
The San Antonio Spurs have won four straight games. The wins came at home over Orlando, New Orleans, Minnesota and Golden State. The Spurs are in second place in the Southwest Division, 1/2 game ahead of the Pelicans. During the four game winning streak, the Spurs have held opponents to under 100 in three out of the four games. In the latest win over the Warriors, they held Golden State to 75 points.
The top scorer for the Spurs has been power forward LaMarcus Aldridge with 22.7 points per game. He is making nearly 51% of all his shots on the season as well. San Antonio needs to improve offensive, as they are 28th out of 30 teams in scoring, with 102.2 per game. The Spurs need 9 wins in their final 11 games to keep their streak of 50+ wins alive.
Washington Seeking to Keep 5th Spot
The Washington Wizards are seeking their third straight win. The Wizards beat the Celtics on the road and the Pacers at home. Washington has a 2.5 game lead on the Miami Heat in the Southeast Division. Bradley Beal is the top scorer for the Wizards with more than 23 points per game. Beal is also dishing out nearly 5 assists per game.
The Wizards are scoring more than 107 points per game, and allowing 106 per game. A season ago, Washington won 49 games, so they will need to finish 10-2 to beat that from a season ago. Washington, if the postseason started today would play on the road against the the Indiana Pacers.
Spurs Win at Home
The San Antonio Spurs have started to figure things out. They have to play defense, and play it really well if they are going to win games. The Spurs win again in this game, as their defense takes care of the WIzards. When you are betting on this National Basketball Association game – take the San Antonio Spurs. Bet on the San Antonio Spurs -5 over the Washington Wizards in the NBA at MyBookie.