The Washington Wizards are set to lock horns against the Philadelphia 76ers on Wednesday night at the Wells Fargo Center. The former is eyeing an end to its three-game losing streak, while the latter is hoping to extend its current winning streak of three games.
The Washington Wizards score 112 points on average while shooting 49.1 percent from the field, conceding 110 points while shooting 43.1%. Meanwhile, Kyle Kuzma averages 20.4 points and 2.2 assists, while Bradley Beal scores 22.6 points and pulls down 4.2 rebounds yearly. Moreover, Rui Hachimura is pulling down 4.2 rebounds, while Kristaps Porzingis is the third player in double figures. The Washington Wizards made 79.8 percent of their free throws and 37.2 percent of their attempts from beyond the arc. Additionally, they are blocking 36.5 percent of three-point attempts while pulling 42.4 rebounds per contest. However, they will enter the game as underdogs, considering their three straight losses and the 76ers’ current form.
Meanwhile, on the other hand, the Philadelphia 76ers are scoring 109.3 points on 48.1 percent of their shots while surrendering 107.7 points on 46.4 percent of their shots. Meanwhile, Tyrese Maxey averages 22.6 points and 3.4 assists per game, compared to Joel Embiid’s 27.2 points and 3.3 assists per game. Moreover, Taobias Harris is pulling down 6 rebounds, while James Harden is the third player in double figures. The Philadelphia 76ers are converting 81.8 percent of their free throw attempts and 39.6 percent of their 3-point attempts. Meanwhile, they allow 33.5 percent three-point shooting while pulling 38.6 rebounds per contest. They have been ruthless, winning three straight games, and are aiming for a cakewalk.
Head to Head
Total played games: 49
The Philadelphia 76ers Won: 23
The Washington Wizards won: 26
Who will Enjoy the Proverbial Cake?
The first meeting between these clubs occurred on November 1, and Philadelphia duly prevailed with a score of 118–111. They have been absolutely deadly, outperforming the Wizards in terms of shooting accuracy and interceptions. Meanwhile, on the other hand, the Wizards had a dismal run, losing four of their last five encounters. They desperately need to pull their socks up, face the 76ers with courage, and win the game. However, it won’t be easy considering the 76ers’ current form, and they will enter the game as hot favourites.