Odds On Washington Wizards

The DC-Virginia area is a hotbed for sports with multiple pro squads to stoke the passions of the masses. Included on that list is the Washington Wizards, a club that resides in the NBA’s Eastern Conference.

Our complete guide to the Washington Wizards will walk through everything you need to know with full details on the best spots for you to legally and safely place your bets the next time the club takes the floor.

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Next Up: Memphis Grizzlies

  • Opponent Record: 32-17
  • Scoring Rank: 4 (111.6 PPG)
  • Location: FedExForum
  • Date: Saturday, January 29, 2022

Betting Insights For The Grizzlies Game

  • The Wizards' 107.9 points per game are just 0.5 fewer points than the 108.4 the Grizzlies give up to opponents.
  • Washington has put together a 14-10 ATS record and a 15-9 overall record in games it scores more than 108.4 points.
  • The Grizzlies and the Wizards rebound at nearly the same rate, with the Grizzlies averaging 3.7 more rebounds per game.
  • When Memphis earns the rebounding advantage they are 29-9-0 against the spread. When recording fewer boards, Washington is 7-16-0.
  • The Wizards' 46.7% shooting percentage from the field this season is 1.4 percentage points higher than the Grizzlies have allowed to their opponents (45.3%).

Washington Last 10 Games

Overall Record ATS Record O/U/P AVG Total AVG Pts Scored AVG Pts Allowed
4-6 1-9 6-4-0 219.4 111.0 112.7

Wizards Betting Trends

  • Washington has 19 wins against the spread in 48 games this year.
  • Washington's games this season have hit the over on 25 of 48 set point totals (52.1%).

Recent Meetings With The Grizzlies

In their last five matchups, Memphis has won three games against Washington, while the Grizzlies have also covered the spread in two of three games against the Wizards.
Grizzlies vs Wizards
Date Home Team Away Team Result
11/5/2021 Wizards Grizzlies 115-87, WAS
3/10/2021 Grizzlies Wizards 127-112, MEM
3/2/2021 Wizards Grizzlies 125-111, MEM
3/16/2019 Wizards Grizzlies 135-128, WAS
10/30/2018 Grizzlies Wizards 107-95, MEM

Wizards Player Insights

  • Kyle Kuzma is posting a team-high 8.9 rebounds per game. And he is contributing 15.7 points and 2.9 assists, making 45.1% of his shots from the floor and 32.5% from beyond the arc, with 1.8 treys per contest.
  • The Wizards receive 14.2 points, 7.1 rebounds and 2.1 assists per game from Montrezl Harrell.
  • Spencer Dinwiddie is posting 13.3 points, 4.6 rebounds and 5.7 assists per contest, making 38.9% of his shots from the field and 31.6% from 3-point range, with 1.7 treys per game.
  • Daniel Gafford is putting up 9.2 points, 6.1 rebounds and 1.0 assists per game, making 68.9% of his shots from the floor.

Injuries For Memphis Vs Washington

Grizzlies: Kyle Anderson: Out (Health Protocols), Tyus Jones: Out (Health Protocols), Dillon Brooks: Out (Ankle), Brandon Clarke: Questionable (Back), Desmond Bane: Questionable (Conditioning)
Wizards: None

Wizards Upcoming Games

Wizards Upcoming Games
Date Opponent H/A Time TV Channel
Tue, Feb 1 Milwaukee Bucks A 7:30 PM ET -
Wed, Feb 2 Philadelphia 76ers A 7:00 PM ET -
Sat, Feb 5 Phoenix Suns H 7:00 PM ET -
Mon, Feb 7 Miami Heat H 7:00 PM ET -
Thu, Feb 10 Brooklyn Nets H 7:30 PM ET -
Sat, Feb 12 Sacramento Kings H 7:00 PM ET -
Mon, Feb 14 Detroit Pistons H 7:00 PM ET -
Wed, Feb 16 Indiana Pacers A 7:30 PM ET -
Thu, Feb 17 Brooklyn Nets A 7:30 PM ET -
Fri, Feb 25 San Antonio Spurs H 7:00 PM ET -

How to bet on player props and futures odds

The NBA futures market goes much deeper than just how the individual teams will perform. You can also take a prop betting approach to things by zeroing in on individual player accomplishments.

Wizards futures betting

Here are just some of the markets in which you’ll be able to place your NBA bets on the Wizards.

  • NBA League MVP
  • NBA Rookie of the Year
  • NBA Coach of the Year
  • Statistical leaders in various categories — points, rebounds, etc.

Wizards prop betting

As for the games themselves, you’ll also have plenty of prop bets to consider every time the Wizards tip-off. Here are just a few examples of what you’ll see.

  • Total points for Bradley Beal — over/under 27.5?
  • How many rebounds plus assists will Rui Hachimura have — over/under 8.5?
  • Which player will have more points in the game — Bradley Beal or James Harden?

Props are a great way to get even closer to the action on the court. There’s always an interesting assortment of offerings on the menu for each Wizards game. You can find props by clicking through on the individual game listings in the sportsbook lobby.

Washington Wizards draft picks

Here’s a look back at the Wizards’ first-round draft picks over the past decade or so.

  • 2021: SF Corey Kispert, Gonzaga (15th overall)
  • 2020: SF Deni Avdija, Maccabi Tel Aviv (9th overall)
  • 2019: SF Rui Hachimura, Gonzaga (9th overall)
  • 2018: SF Troy Brown Jr., Oregon (15th overall)
  • 2015: PG Jerian Grant, Notre Dame (19th overall)
  • 2013: SF Otto Porter, Georgetown (3rd overall)
  • 2012: SG Bradley Beal, Florida (3rd overall)
  • 2011: PF/C Jan Vesely, Serbia (6th overall)
  • 2011: PF/C Chris Singleton, Florida State (18th overall)
  • 2010: PG John Wall, Kentucky (1st overall)
  • 2010: SF/SG Lazar Hayward, Marquette (30th overall)

Past and present coaching staff for the Washington Wizards

Scott Brooks is the current head coach of the Wizards. His résumé includes a lengthy stint leading the way for the Oklahoma City Thunder, and an NBA Coach of the Year award in 2010. He’s the ninth man to hold the job since the turn of the century. Here’s what the record looks like for Brooks and his most recent predecessors.

NameTenureRegular SeasonPlayoffs
Scott Brooks2016-present124-1229-10
Randy Wittman2012-16178-19912-9
Flip Saunders2009-1251-130NA
Ed Tapscott2008-0918-53NA
Eddie Jordan2003-08197-2248-18
Doug Collins2001-0374-90NA
Leonard Hamilton2000-0119-63NA
Darrell Walker200015-23 NA
Gar Heard1999-200014-30NA

Where is the Washington Wizards’ Arena?

The Wizards play their home games right in the heart of the nation’s capital. The venue was formerly known as the MCI Center from 1997-2006, and then took on the name the Verizon Center from 2006-17 prior to its current branding.

When the club first moved to the area in 1973, home games were played at the Capital Centre, which would go on to be known as US Airways Arena. Here’s what you need to know about the Wizards’ home floor.

  • Name: Capital One Arena
  • Address: 601 F Street NW
  • Location: Washington, DC
  • Owner: Monumental Sports & Entertainment
  • Capacity: 20,656
  • Groundbreaking: October 18, 1995
  • Opening date: December 2, 1997
  • Construction cost: $260 million
  • Other tenants: Washington Capitals and Georgetown Hoyas

How to watch or listen to Wizards games

NBC Sports Washington is the main broadcast home for Wizards games. The channel is included in a number of cable, streaming and satellite packages. You can also catch the game on the NBC Sports app or online, but you’ll need valid login credentials from the package you subscribe to in order to do so.

NBA games are also featured on other broadcast outlets such as ESPN, TNT, NBA TV or ABC. If the Wizards are booked for one of the marquee games for a national audience, you’ll be able to find them there. You’ll be able to stream the games from those outlets online and via mobile, as well, but the same rule applies on valid provider login credentials.

The audio broadcast of Wizards games airs on a number of stations in the area. Dave Johnson handles play-by-play duties, while Glenn Consor provides color commentary. Here are the stations where you can pick up the feed.

  • WFED 1500 AM — Washington DC
  • WHAP 1340 AM — Hopewell, VA
  • WRNL 910 AM — Richmond, VA
  • WBRG 1050 AM/104.5 FM — Lynchburg, VA
  • WLVA 580 AM/94.1 FM — Lynchburg, VA
  • WJDI 1230 AM — Norfolk, VA
  • WCHV 1260 AM/107.5 FM — Charlottesville, VA
  • WWFD 820 AM/94.3 FM — Frederick, MD
  • WTHU 1450 AM — Frederick/Thurmont, MD
  • WTGM 960 AM — Salisbury, MD
  • WRNR 740 AM/106.5 FM — Martinsburg, WV
  • WNOS 1450 AM/106.5 FM — New Bern, NC

You can also stream the audio feed of Wizards games via the TuneIn radio app. On the TV side, Wizards games can sometimes be found on the national outlets that cover the NBA, such as ESPN, TNT, NBA TV and ABC.

The majority of the team’s games can be found on NBC Sports Washington. Justin Kutcher handles play-by-play duties, while Caron Butler and Drew Gooden handle analysis.

Washington Wizards history

The Wizards came into existence in 1961 as the Chicago Packers. A name change to the Zephyrs came the following year, and then it was off to Baltimore to become the Bullets in 1963. The club moved to DC in 1973 and became the Capital Bullets before yet another name change the following campaign.

The Washington Bullets had a stellar run throughout the 1970s. Earl Monroe and Wes Unseld led the way for a team that won multiple conference and division titles. The team was able to put it all together in 1978 to win the NBA title, which still stands as the lone championship in franchise history.

The Bullets changed their name to the Washington Wizards for the 1997 season. Since that time, there have been some interesting eras, but not much in the way of playoff success. The team acquired the services of a past-his-prime Michael Jordan from 2001-03. That was followed by Gilbert Arenas serving as the interesting star of the franchise.

John Wall was drafted with the first overall pick in the 2010 NBA draft, and he was expected to usher in a new era of greatness. That has yet to come to fruition, but the club continues its quest to put the right pieces in place. Here are some of the notable facts and figures from Wizards history.

  • Established: 1961.
  • NBA titles: one — 1978.
  • Conference championships: four — last in 1979.
  • Division titles: seven — last in 2017.
  • Retired numbers: five — last in 2018 for Phil Chenier.
  • Hall of Famers: 13 players, one contributor and one head coach.
  • All-time scoring leader: Elvin Hayes, 15,551.
  • Most minutes played: Wes Unseld, 35,832.
  • Most assists: John Wall, 5,282.
  • Most three-pointers made: Bradley Beal, 1,071.
  • NBA MVP: one — Wes Unseld in 1969.
  • NBA Rookie of the Year: four — last by Unseld in 1969.
  • Most points in one game by a player: 60 by Gilbert Arenas, 2006 vs. Los Angeles Lakers.

Washington Wizards FAQ

Who owns the Washington Wizards?

Monumental Sports & Entertainment, led by founder, chairman and CEO Ted Leonsis, owns the Washington Wizards. The franchise history is a rather distinctive one as it simply hasn’t changed hands often.

Abe Pollin owned the team for 46 years prior to his passing in 2009. Control of the team went to his widow, Irene. Leonsis was a minority owner at the time, and he was known to have an interest in taking over a majority stake.

He sealed the deal with a $170 million offer. According to the latest franchise valuation numbers from Forbes, the Wizards are currently worth $1.75 billion, which places them at 16th on the list of the NBA’s 30 teams.

How much are Wizards tickets?

You can find Washington Wizards tickets online by visiting NBA.com. Once you click on the link for single-game purchases, you’ll be brought to Ticketmaster to review what’s available.

Naturally, prices will vary by level of seating, but you can find seats for as cheap as $10 in the upper levels depending on the opponent, all the way up to $900 or more for primo seats depending on who is coming to town. You can also shop around for the best prices by checking out various ticket resellers such as StubHub, Vivid Seats, and SeatGeek.

How many NBA championships have the Wizards won?

The franchise has laid claim to just one NBA crown. Back in 1978, the then-Washington Bullets defeated the Seattle SuperSonics in seven games to take the title. Team legend Wes Unseld was named as NBA Finals MVP. The club had a stellar run throughout the 1970s, winning another three conference titles and taking down the division six times.

How much are the Wizards worth?

According to the latest NBA franchise valuations list from Forbes, the Wizards are currently worth $1.75 billion. That leaves them in the middle of the pack in the NBA. For reference, the New York Knicks top the list at $4.6 billion, while the Memphis Grizzlies bring up the rear at $1.3 billion.

How many Wizards numbers are retired?

The franchise has retired five numbers to date. Here’s the list by player number along with the year that the numbers were lifted to the rafters.

  • 10: Earl Monroe, 2007
  • 11: Elvin Hayes, 1981
  • 25: Gus Johnson, 1986
  • 41: Wes Unseld, 1981
  • 45: Phil Chenier, 2018

What is the Washington Wizards Twitter?

The Wizards can be found on Twitter via the following handle: @WashWizards. You’ll find an assortment of game and team updates, as well as other notable tidbits here and there. The franchise also maintains a presence on other major social media platforms such as Facebook, Instagram and Snapchat.