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A game after he scored 31 points in a 130-109 win over the Timberwolves, Bradley Beal leads the Washington Wizards (1-5) on the road against the Brooklyn Nets (3-3) as underdogs. The matchup, which airs on NBA TV, tips at 6:00 PM ET on Sunday, January 3, 2021. The matchup has an over/under of .

The betting insights in this article reflect data from William Hill sportsbook as of January 3, 2021, 12:25 AM ET. See table below for current betting odds.

Nets vs Wizards Betting Odds

Injury Report as of January 3

Nets:
Nicolas Claxton: Out (Right knee),
Spencer Dinwiddie: Out For Season (ACL)

Wizards: None

Computer Picks

Pick ATS:
Nets (-8.5)

Pick OU:
Under (242)

Prediction:
Wizards 124 Nets 109
Our computers expect the same result as William Hill, but have the Nets winning by a considerably more robust margin (14.9 points). Take the Nets.The model predicts a total (233.5 points) much lower than the one set by William Hill for this game (242 points). Take the under.

Nets Key Players

Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Kevin Durant 5 28.2 6.2 4.4 1.4 1.0 2.6
Kyrie Irving 5 26.2 5.2 5.6 1.2 0.0 3.8
Caris LeVert 6 14.3 4.2 5.7 1.5 0.5 1.5
Joe Harris 6 13.5 4.5 1.8 0.3 0.5 2.8
Jarrett Allen 6 8.8 10.7 1.0 0.2 1.3 0.0

Nets Player Props

  • Kevin Durant’s PRA prop over/under for the game is set at 37.5, 1.3 less than his season average of 38.8.
  • Caris LeVert’s PRA prop total for the contest is set at 26.5, 2.3 greater than his season average of 24.2.
  • Kyrie Irving’s three pointers made prop total for the game is set at 2.5, 1.3 shots lower than his season average of 3.8.
  • DeAndre Jordan’s blocks prop total for the contest is set at 0.5, 1.2 blocks lower than his season average of 1.7.

Wizards Key Players

Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Bradley Beal 6 31.2 4.2 4.7 1.7 0.5 1.5
Thomas Bryant 6 17.3 5.5 1.7 0.3 1.2 1.3
Raul Neto 6 10.7 1.5 1.5 1.3 0.0 1.7
Davis Bertans 6 10.3 2.5 1.3 0.5 0.3 2.2
Deni Avdija 6 7.8 5.2 2.7 1.3 0.2 1.7

Wizards Player Props

  • Beal’s PRA prop total for the contest is set at 43.5, 3.5 greater than his season average of 40.0.
  • Thomas Bryant’s PRA prop over/under for the contest is set at 20.5, 4.0 lower than his season average of 24.5.
  • Davis Bertans’ three pointers made prop over/under for the game is set at 3.5, 1.3 shots higher than his season average of 2.2.
  • Bryant’s blocks prop total for the contest is set at 1.5, 0.3 blocks higher than his season average of 1.2.

Shooting Trends

  • The Nets make 46.3% of their shots from the field this season, which is 1.6 percentage points lower than the Wizards have allowed to their opponents (47.9%).
  • In games Brooklyn shoots better than 47.9% from the field, it is 2-0 against the spread and 2-0 overall.
  • Washington’s record is 0-1 against the spread and 0-2 overall when its opponents make more than 46.3% of their shots from the field.
  • The Wizards’ 48.7% shooting percentage from the field this season is six percentage points higher than the Nets have given up to their opponents (42.7%).
  • Washington has compiled a 0-4 record against the spread and a 1-5 straight up record in games it shoots better than 42.7% from the field.
  • When Brooklyn’s opponents shoot greater than 48.7% from the field, it is 3-3 against the spread and 3-3 overall.
  • The Nets’ 37.7% three-point shooting percentage this season is just 1.2 percentage points higher than opponents of the Wizards have shot from beyond the arc (36.5%).
  • Brooklyn has collected a 3-0 record against the spread and a 3-0 straight-up record in games this season when the team knocks down more than 36.5% of its three-point attempts.
  • Washington has put up a 0-2 against the spread while going 1-3 overall in games this season when its opponents shoot better than 37.7% from downtown.
  • The Wizards’ three-point shooting percentage this season (37.9%) is only 3.3 percentage points higher than opponents of the Nets are averaging (34.6%).
  • Washington is 0-3 ATS and 1-3 overall when the team makes more than 34.6% of its three-point attempts.
  • Brooklyn has a 2-2 ATS record and a 2-2 straight-up record this season when it connects on more than 37.9% of its three-point shots.
  • The Nets knock down 14.5 three-pointers per game this season, 2.2 more makes per game than the Wizards allow (12.3).
  • Brooklyn is 3-2 against the spread and 3-2 overall when it connects on more threes than its opponents, while Washington is 0-1 ATS and 0-2 straight up in games when it is out-shot from deep.
  • The Nets rank fifth in the NBA in made three-pointers, while the Wizards give up the 11th-fewest made threes in the league.

Nets vs Wizards Stat Rankings

Nets Rank Nets AVG Wizards AVG Wizards Rank
5th 117.3 Points Scored 117.8 4th
17th 111.8 Points Allowed 120 28th
12th 46.8 Rebounds 42.8 23rd
13th 10 Off. Rebounds 8.3 20th
5th 14.5 3pt Made 12.3 14th
16th 24.2 Assists 28.3 2nd
22nd 15.7 Turnovers 15.8 23rd

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