The Sixers will take on the winless Washington Wizards in today’s second match. Here we look at the Match Preview, TV Schedule and Probable lineups.
Fans are getting most out of the season restart, yesterday they saw teams fighting neck to neck for a place in playoffs. The season return is seeing more close games than before. Dallas beat Kings 114-110, Clippers lost to Suns 115-117 and Nets upset Bucks 119-116.
Wizards have the worst record among the 22 teams and their chances for qualifying is next to none. They sit on the ninth spot in the East with 24 wins. Sacramento Kings come after them with 28 wins.
Sixers, the No. 6 seed team in the East are sitting firm with 40 wins and can go past Pacers and Heat if they play well. They will look to put together their team chemistry ahead of the playoffs. The team has one win and one defeat in the restart.
Where to watch Sixers vs Wizards on TV and Online?
The game is scheduled at 4:00 PM (ET) and can be watched on the following platforms:
- NBA TV (Accessed through NBA League Pass)
- TV: NBC Sports Washington
- Live Stream on Fubo.tv
- TV: NBC Sports Philadelphia
NBA TV can be viewed via the NBA League Pass, which can be bought from the NBA website or mobile application. After buying the league pass, use the NBA TV app to watch the game on your smart TVs, Mobiles, tablets or consoles.
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Sixers vs Wizards Preview
Injury to Bradley Beal has weakened the Wizards side and the Sixers will try to capitalize on that. Joel Embiid is likely to dominate the Wizards with his all-round play. He has scored 68 points, 30 rebounds, and 9 assists in only two games.
In the 2019-20 NBA season, both sides have met twice in which each holds a win. Now the conditions are different with Wizards struggling for a win.
The defense is a problem for the Sixers as they have conceded 257 points in the previous two games. They might need to improve on that if they want to go deep into the playoffs. For 76ers it is the easiest fixture, but they might not want to take this lightly as Wizards has nothing to lose and could play like a team that a point to prove.
With Tobias Harris, Ben Simmons and Joel Embiid leading the way, the Sixers should be able to brush aside the depleted Wizards with ease. They would want to wrap up this win and strive for a 5th place finish in the Eastern Conference.
The probable lineup for 76ers
The probable lineup for Wizards
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