Wizards at Suns 12/7/17 - NBA Picks & Predictions
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Washington Wizards vs. Phoenix Suns
NBA: 9:00 PM EST
Dec. 07, 2017
Latest Odds : WAS -7.5 Total 215.5
The Washington Wizards will continue their five-game road trip when they visit the Phoenix Suns on Thursday night. The Wizards split the first two games of the trip and are two games above .500 overall. On Tuesday, Washington rebounded from a 47-point loss the night before in Utah with a 106-92 victory at Portland. The Wizards connected on 11-for-25 from long range and shot 47 percent overall.
Bradley Beal erupted for a career high 51 points on 21-for-37 from the field to lead the Wizards. The rest of Washington’s starters combined to score 21 points on a combined 7-for-30 shooting effort.
The Phoenix Suns will be glad to return home after spending the last six games on the road. The Suns won twice on their most recent road trip and are eight games below .500 overall. On Tuesday, Phoenix allowed 42 points during the third quarter of a 126-113 loss at Toronto. The Suns were outrebounded by seven and turned the ball over 17 times on the night.
Devin Booker led eight Suns in double figures with 19 points to go along with eight assists and five rebounds. Alex Zen added 14 points and seven rebounds in 18 minutes off the Phoenix bench.
Recent Betting Trends:
Wizards are 8-3 ATS in their last 11 road games.
Suns are 1-4 ATS in their last 5 home games.
Under is 13-3 in Wizards last 16 overall.
Over is 8-3 in Suns last 11 overall.
Wizards are 2-7 ATS in the last 9 meetings in Phoenix.
Free Betting Pick: Washington Wizards -7.5
Washington G John Wall remains out with a knee injury and does not have a target date to return. The Wizards rank 11th in defensive efficiency and that should be enough to propel them to their second straight road victory. Final Score Prediction, Washington Wizards win and cover ATS 115-103.