Thunder vs. Wizards Player Props, Odds & Predictions – Friday, Feb 23

Dec 31, 2023; Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, USA; Oklahoma City Thunder guard Luguentz Dort (5) celebrates after scoring a basket against the Brooklyn Nets during the second half at Paycom Center.
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Looking for Thunder vs. Wizards predictions? We have you covered as the Wizards travel to take on the Thunder on Friday, Feb 23 at 8:00 ET. Currently, the total sits at 240.5 with the Thunder favored by 16 at home. Keep reading to get our Thunder vs. Wizards player props and predictions.

Thunder vs. Wizards Odds

  • Spread: Thunder -16
  • Total 240.5

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Game Info

  • Date: Friday, Feb 23
  • Time: 8:00 ET
  • Location: Paycom Center, Oklahoma City OK
  • TV: KSBI

Wizards Betting Trends

  • Over their last five games, the Wizards have an over/under record of 3-2 and are 3-2 vs. the spread.
  • Across their last three road contests, Washington has a 2-1 record vs the spread. Their overall mark in these games was 0-3, while averaging 113 points per game.
  • Going back to their previous five games as the underdog, Washington has an ATS mark of 3-2 while going 0-5 straight up.

Thunder Betting Trends

  • In their last five games, the Thunder have an over/under record of 3-1-1 and are 3-2 vs. the spread.
  • Through their last five home games, Oklahoma City has an ATS record of just 2-3. However, their overall record was 2-3 while averaging 113 points per game.
  • In their last ten games as the betting favorite, the Thunder have a straight up record of 6-4 and an ATS mark of 4-6.

Does Washington Have a Shot at a Road Win?

In Washington’s last game, they fell to the Nuggets by a score of 130-110. The over/under line for that game was 233 points, and the Wizards were 15.5-point underdogs.

For the season, the Wizards are 9-46 and have lost nine straight games. In the Eastern Conference, they are in 14th place and are 5th in the Southeast Division.

As the underdog, Washington has gone 9-43 this season and are 26-25 against the spread as the underdog. Today, they are 16-point underdogs and have gone 26-28 against the spread overall.

This season, the average combined scoring total in Wizards games is 238.7 points. Today’s O/U line is set at 240.5 points, and Washington has gone 26-29 on the over/under this season. Their last two games have gone over the O/U line.

In the Eastern Conference, the Wizards have a record of 6-31 and are 3-15 against non-conference opponents. On the road, they are 6-23 compared to 3-23 at home.

Heading into their game against the Oklahoma City Thunder, the Wizards are the top-ranked team in terms of pace at 102.7 possessions per game. So far, Washington has been outscoring the NBA scoring average in 49.1% of their games this season.

When it comes to scoring, the Wizards are averaging 114.7 points per game, which is 16th in the league. Interestingly, they have been slightly better on the road (115.1 PPG) compared to their home average (114.2 PPG).

Washington’s offense is heavily reliant on two-point shooting, as they are 5th in the league in two-point attempts per game. However, their three-point shooting has been below average, as they are 27th in three-point shooting percentage.

Coming into the game, the Wizards will be looking to improve their defense, as they are currently giving up 124.0 points per game (30th). The Washington defense has allowed opponents to shoot 36.4% from beyond the arc this season. Opposing teams are also hitting 49.9% of their field goal attempts vs. Washington.

Can Oklahoma City Grab a Win at Home?

At 38-17, the Thunder are currently 2nd in the Western Conference. Against other Western Conference teams, they are 23-13 and 15-4 in non-conference games.

Oklahoma City has won three straight games and is favored by 16 points today. As the favorite, the Thunder have gone 29-10 this season and have an average scoring margin of +9.9 points per game.

The Thunder’s most recent win came against the Clippers, with OKC winning by a score of 129-107. The O/U line for that game was 236 points, resulting in a push.

This season, the Thunder have an O/U record of 31-23-1, and their games have averaged a combined 234.5 points. Today’s O/U line is set at 240.5.

Looking at their ATS record, the Thunder are 35-20 for the season and have covered the spread in their last three games. At home, they are 19-9 ATS compared to 16-11 straight-up.

At home, the Thunder are averaging 123.2 points per game (4th) and have outscored the NBA scoring average in 69.1% of their games this season. In terms of pace, they are 12th in the league at 99.6 possessions per game.

Oklahoma City is the 2nd-best team in the NBA in field goal percentage at 50%. They are also 2nd in three-point shooting at 39%.

So far this season, the Thunder have made an average of 13.4 three-pointers per game (10th). They are also 12th in free throws made at 18.3 per game.

Currently, the Thunder’s defense holds the 13th rank in the NBA, allowing 113.5 points per game. Inside the arc, the Thunder defense is giving up a shooting percentage of 51.6% and 36.7% from three-point territory.

Thunder vs. Wizards Player Prop

A player prop we are looking at is Shai Gilgeous-Alexander and his points prop of 31.5. Currently, the over for this prop is sitting at a payout of -111 while the under is at -123. For his matchup against the Thunder, we recommend taking the under on Shai Gilgeous-Alexander and his prop bet of 31.5 points. According to our player projection model, he is expected to fall short of his prop, with a projection of 31.

  • The Prop: Shai Gilgeous-Alexander Under 31.5 Points (-123)

Thunder vs. Wizards Predictions

The Thunder is our pick to not only win with a projected score of 146-114. But we also favor them to cover the spread. Our bet is on the Thunder at -16.

Right now, the over/under line for the game is sitting at 240.5 and given that our model is projecting 260 points between the teams, we like the over.

The Pick: Thunder -16 | at Fanduel Sportsbook


Thunder vs. Wizards player props


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