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The (47-14) Golden State Warriors of the Western Conference Pacific division will be in the “NATION’S CAPITAL” for an out of the matchup. Golden State play’s the (35-25) Washington Wizards of the Eastern Conference Southeast in 2018 NBA action.
Tip-off is 8:05 PM EST on the ESPN Television Network. The game is on Wednesday. February 28, 2018.
The teams will play at Capital One Arena in the “CHINATOWN” section of downtown Washington, D.C.
The Best Sports Handicapper believes the Golden State Warriors are still the team to beat in the West. However, the Houston Rockets own the best record in the West, and Golden State will begin to flex their muscle.
The Washington Wizards have been playing better without star point guard John Wall. Wall is set to return to the team in late March.
The Opening Betting line has the Golden State Warriors as a nine-point road favorite against the spread. The betting odds total is 229 points for Wednesday’s contest.
The 2018 Golden State Warriors are undefeated since the All-Star break, going 2-1 to the Las Vegas betting number.
Golden State took down the New York Knicks in a high scoring affair in their last contest. The Warriors are on the East Coast for the second time this season.
Superstar Kevin Durant will get to perform in front of his hometown crowd for the first and probably only time this season.
The former Oklahoma City forward also gets a chance to reunite with head coach Scott Brooks, who is now having issues on the bench in the “BELTWAY.”
Warriors head coach Steve Nash has his team performing at an elite level as the Rockets are showing they can go toe to toe with the reigning NBA Champions.
As usual, Golden State ranks number-one overall in the NBA scoring the basketball, but they must concentrate on defense if they want to repeat as Champions.
Bovada.Lv, list the 2017-18 Golden State Warriors 5 to 8 to repeat as National Basketball Association Champions.
The Washington Wizards are 2-1 both straight up and against the Vegas number since the start of the second half of the season.
Washington is also 2-0 ATS their last two vs. Golden State, but with their best player on the sidelines, it could be a tough outing for the Wizards.
As bad as the teams have been performing this season they still have a four-game lead over second place Miami in the Southeast division.
The Wizards are 18-11 when playing in front of the home crowd, they also have a winning record on the road.
Washington scores an average of 107.5 points per game while allowing opponents 105.6 ppg.
Head Coach Scott Brooks seems to face criticism wherever he goes, and Washington is no different. Brooks is underrated and has the track record to prove detractor wrong.
The key to a Wizards victory is to play man defense, and the bench player must perform at an optimum level.
Bovada.Lv lists the Washington Wizards at +10 to 12 to win the 2018 Eastern Conference Southeast Division.
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