It’s been three years since Washington last qualified for the NBA playoffs, going 70-94 (.427) over the last two seasons in the Nation’s Capital.
Fresh off consecutive 35-47 seasons, the Wizards are looking to start anew in Year Three of the Wes Unseld Jr. era, with superstar guard Bradley Beal dealt to Phoenix in an offseason blockbuster deal and a number of fresh faces giving hope for Virginia sports betting.
While the first month of the NBA season may be short, it is an important few games to get off to a hot start. BetVirginia.com utilized ChampsorChumps.us to find the records of every team in October since 2017-2018. No games were played in October during the 2020-21 NBA season.
NBA Team Records in October Since 2017-18
Virginia betting apps list Boston and Milwaukee with the best NBA championship odds at +400. The Wizards are tied for last at +50000.
Washington Among NBA’s Mid-Tier in October
Since 2017-18, the Wizards have posted the NBA’s 19th-best October win percentage, going 13-17 (.433) to rank between the Los Angeles Lakers (14-18/.438) and Detroit and Indiana (14-20/.412 each). Leaguewide, Milwaukee (22-9/.710), Toronto and Utah (23-10/.697) are the NBA’s best teams since 2017-18 in October, while Houston, Orlando and Sacramento are all tied for last at 11-21 (.344).
Washington kicks off the 2023-24 NBA regular season with a road game against the Pacers on Oct. 25. Caesars Sportsbook Virginia lists the Wizards as a 7-point underdog with a moneyline of +260.
Washington Wizards October Record FAQs
Since 2017, and based on data before the 2023 NBA season, the Washington Wizards' October record sits at 13-17, or .433%. That record ranks them 19th in the NBA over the same time span.
Three teams tie for the worst NBA team records in October since the 2017-18 season: the Houston Rockets, Orlando Magic, and Sacramento Kings. All three teams find themselves with an 11-21 October record prior to the 2023 NBA season tipping off.