NBA Sharp Betting Pick (Sunday, Aug. 2): Washington Wizards vs. Brooklyn Nets


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  • Betting odds for Sunday's Wizards vs. Nets game (2 p.m. ET) have the Nets listed as 3-point favorites with the total set 235.
  • Both the spread and total have been shaped by sharp action in the betting market.
  • The Action Network's tools reveal how sharp bettors are betting both. Read the picks they're making below.

Now this is a Sunday for sports bettors. Baseball, hockey, golf and NASCAR are all on the docket, as well as a six-game, all-day NBA slate, starting with the Washington Wizards vs. Brooklyn Nets matchup at 2 p.m. ET.

Casual bettors are jumping on the opportunity to bet today’s buffet of sports action, including the NBA. Sharps have also taken an interest in today’s basketball slate, specifically targeting Wizards vs. Nets.

According to The Action Network’s betting tools, smart money has taken two positions on this game, landing on both the spread and over/under.

Washington Wizards vs. Brooklyn Nets Sharp Betting Pick

2:00 p.m. ET | YES

Odds as of Sunday at 9:30 a.m. ET

Death, taxes and sharps betting NBA bubble overs. The NBA’s restart is still only a few days old, but a key storyline among fans, analysts and bettors has the been the explosive scoring.

Will defense (and oddsmakers) eventually catch up? Absolutely. But when it comes to Wizards vs. Nets, wiseguys still think this over/under opened too low.

Sharps wasted no time popping this total as soon as it was available, evidenced by two steam moves triggered via Sports Insights’ Bet Signals.

This means that on two separate occasions, money from respected bettors came in on the Wizards vs. Nets over, inspiring oddsmakers to react by increasing the total from 233 to 235.

But sharps aren’t settling with just the total.

Sports Insights’ Bet Signals also report three steam moves on the Nets, so it’s no surprise to see this number moving from its opener of Brooklyn -1.5 up to -3.

Sharp angles:

  • Over (moved from 233 to 235)
  • Nets (moved from -1.5 to -3)

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