The Washington Wizards, losers of six straight, travel to Philadelphia to face the 76ers on Wednesday night. It’s the second night of a back-to-back for the Wizards, who fell to the Milwaukee Bucks 112-98 Tuesday night.
The 6ers come into the game on a five-game winning streak that has helped them win eight of their last ten games. Two teams headed in different directions with a double-digit spread can be tough to bet on, which is why we are looking at player props to provide betting value.
The Wizards will be without Bradley Beal again while the 76ers should be mostly healthy (Not including Ben Simmons who remains out). On the season, the 76ers and Wizards have each won once against the other.
Wizards vs 76ers Player Prop Bets
All lines and odds are via WynnBet.
Spencer Dinwiddie Over 14.5 Points (-125)
While his time in Washington may be ending sooner rather than later, Dinwiddie for now remains the starting point guard of the Wizards. He has scored just 26 total points over the last four games combined but we are expecting him to get out of that scoring slump tonight.
Kyle Kuzma has some tough assignments lined up for him on the offensive end, meaning the 76ers will have to get scoring help from somewhere else. Prime reason to expect Dinwiddie to assert himself more as a scorer.
He scored seven points in one game against the 76ers and 17 points in the other. The need is the main reason I am backing this over and I feel confident doing it.
Tyrese Maxey Over 16.5 Points (-115)
Opposite of Dinwiddie is Maxey, who is also set up for an important scoring role in this game. He’s coming off a 33 point performance against the Memphis Grizzlies and that confidence should roll right over against the Wizards.
With a -10.5 line on the game for the 76ers, they should be in control throughout. If that is the case, players like Joel Embiid and Tobias Harris would be wise to pull off and let Maxey do more for the teams’ offense. That will help him and is one way to help their team long-term.
The Wizards aren’t exactly a defensive force, and if Dinwiddie is doing his thing on offense like I expect him to, Maxey will have extra motivation on the other end.
Kentavious Caldwell-Pope 2+ 3-Pointers Made (-149)
Admittedly, you have to lay a bit of juice on this one. If you prefer the alternative of KCP to hit 3+ 3-pointers, that can be had at +200. I prefer the safer option, so don’t mind laying the juice.
KCP is coming off a single made three performance but in the game before that knocked down three of them. He is one of the better shooters on the Wizards, who are expected to trail early and often in this game.
If they are playing catchup, KCP should have the full green light and be ready to fire away. With that, I expect a shooter of his caliber to knock down a couple of them, at least.