2020 Season NBA Basketball Past Picks
January 26, 2021
Washington at Houston
Tuesday 01/26 08:05 PM Eastern
1.5 units on Washington +3.5 (-106) (risk 1.5 to return 2.92) RESULT: LOSS
Washington had a big win over Phoenix on Jan. 11 and then didn't play again until Jan. 24 when it lost to San Antonio, and the rusty Wizards shot only 42.3%. That is below their season average of 47.3% overall, and the Wizards are hitting 38.3% of their 3-point attempts. This is the first meeting since October 30, 2019, when the Rockets won a wild, 159-158, decision while shooting 62.6%. Don't expect that kind of shooting tonight as Houston has a completely different squad. The Wizards have covered five of their last seven games overall, and they are 5-2 ATS their last seven road games. The Rockets are 6-13 ATS dating to last season and 4-11 ATS versus teams with losing records. Also, Houston is 2-8 ATS its last 10 home games. Take the Wizards.