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Wizards Down Philadelphia 99-94 - Match Report

Marcus Thornton scored 18 points leading the Wizards to a 99-94 victory over Philadelphia at Wells Fargo Center on Thursday.

Bettors who backed the Wizards were disappointed, as they failed to cover the closing number of -9.0. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go UNDER the closing total of 214.5.

John Wall had 16 points for Washington and Marcin Gortat chipped in with 16 points. John Wall had 14 assists for the Wizards, while John Wall was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 13 boards.

Philadelphia got 20 points from Ishmael Smith in a losing cause and another 15 points from Hollis Thompson. Ishmael Smith contributed 7 assists for the 76ers, while Nerlens Noel had 16 rebounds.

First-half bettors who backed Washington were victorious, as the score was 58-39 at the break.

Washington won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 60-40.

Next game, Washington takes its act home to face New York looking for another win. For Philadelphia, they head home to face Oklahoma City.