The Washington Wizards have been historically bad this season and will be looking right the ship and get into the win column when they stay in Los Angeles to take on the Clippers in this Friday night showdown. This game will continue our NBA odds series as we hand out a Wizards-Clippers prediction and pick. We will also let you know how to watch the game.

Washington (9-50) gears up to face the Los Angeles Clippers on the road this Friday night, anticipation runs high for a thrilling matchup. The Wizards, led by their dynamic backcourt duo, are looking to showcase their offensive prowess against the Clippers' formidable defense.  Can Jordan Poole and Kyle Kuzma outmaneuver the Clippers' defense? Will Paul George and Kawhi Leonard dominate the court? This clash promises fast-paced action and strategic plays. Basketball enthusiasts are in for a treat as these two talented teams battle it out on the hardwood.

Los Angeles (37-20) is set to defend their home court against the Washington Wizards this Friday night in a highly anticipated showdown. With the Clippers boasting a star-studded lineup led by Paul George and Kawhi Leonard, their offensive firepower is primed to challenge the Wizards' defense. Meanwhile, the Wizards, anchored by Kyle Kuzma and Jordan Poole, will look to disrupt the Clippers' rhythm and secure a crucial road victory. Expect a high-octane battle as these teams clash in a game that promises electrifying plays and intense competition. Basketball fans can anticipate a thrilling matchup as these talented squads go head-to-head on Friday night.

Here are the NBA odds, courtesy of FanDuel. 

NBA Odds: Wizards-Clippers Odds

Washington Wizards: +15 (-110)

Moneyline: +830

Los Angeles Clippers: -15 (-110)

Moneyline: -1400

Over: 239.5 (-110)

Under: 239.5 (-110)

How to Watch Wizards vs. Clippers

Time: 10:30 PM ET/7:30 PM PT

TV: Bally Sports San Diego, Bally Sports SoCal, NBA League Pass

Stream: fuboTV (Click for free trial)

Why The Wizards Could Cover The Spread/Win

The Washington Wizards head into their Friday night showdown against the Los Angeles Clippers as heavy underdogs. But don't let the odds fool you, there's a path for Washington to pull off a surprise upset on the road.

For starters, the Wizards have done well covering on the road despite their record, which is fueled by the resurgence of Kyle Kuzma and the steady hand of Jordan Poole leading the young squad. They've shown a tenacious spirit, pushing teams to the limit and securing clutch wins. This newfound fight will be crucial when facing the star-studded Clippers.

The Clippers have shown vulnerability covering the spread on their home court. They may still be adjusting following a flurry of trades, and without Paul George in the lineup, there's less firepower for them to rely on. The key for Washington will be containing Kawhi Leonard. They'll need to throw multiple defenders at him and force the ball into the hands of other Clippers players. On offense, the Wizards must capitalize on transition opportunities. Jordan Poole's speed and vision could prove lethal against a Clippers defense that may still be finding its rhythm and covering the spread on the road.

Why The Clippers Could Cover The Spread/Win

The Los Angeles Clippers welcome the Washington Wizards to Arena on Friday night, and oddsmakers strongly favor the home team. The Clippers' victory seems like the most likely scenario.

The talent disparity is undeniable. The Clippers, field multiple bona fide superstars in Kawhi Leonard, Paul George, James Harden, and Russell Westbrook. Their supporting cast, filled with shooters and versatile defenders, provides them with overwhelming depth compared to the Wizards.

While boasting some young and exciting talent, the Wizards lack the overall experience and consistent firepower to hang with a team of the Clippers' caliber. Their defense is susceptible, and slowing down an unleashed Kawhi Leonard will prove nearly impossible. On the offensive end, the Clippers' size and athleticism should give them a significant rebounding advantage. They'll feast on second-chance points, while Washington will struggle to match their scoring output which will help them not only get the win but cover the spread at home.

Final Wizards-Clippers Prediction & Pick

While upsets happen in the NBA, this matchup heavily favors the Clippers. Their last two losses have shown that they can be vulnerable but the Wizards are by far one of the worst teams in the NBA and don't have enough to keep this game within reach. Expect them to assert their dominance from the opening tip, showcasing their depth, defensive prowess, and star power in a convincing victory and cover the spread.

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Final Wizards-Clippers Prediction & Pick: Los Angeles Clippers -15 (-110), Under 239.5 (-110)