Where Wizards Rank Among Worst NBA Teams In October

Where Wizards Rank Among Worst NBA Teams In October
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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.

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NBA Team Records in October Since 2017-18

RankTeamRecordWin Pct.
1 Milwaukee Bucks 22-9.710
T-2 Toronto Raptors 23-10.697
T-2 Utah Jazz 23-10.697
4 Golden State Warriors 22-12.647
5 Portland Trail Blazers 20-11.645
T-6 Boston Celtics 19-11.633
T-6 San Antonio Spurs 19-11.633
8 Denver Nuggets 20-12.625
9 Minnesota Timberwolves 18-13.581
10 Philadelphia 76ers 19-14.576
11 Memphis Grizzlies 17-13.567
12 Charlotte Hornets 18-16.529
T-13 Los Angeles Clippers 16-15.516
T-13 Miami Heat 16-15.516
15 Phoenix Suns 14-16.467
T-16 Cleveland Cavaliers 14-17.452
T-16 New York Knicks 14-17.452
18 Los Angeles Lakers 14-18.438
19 Washington Wizards 13-17.433
T-20 Detroit Pistons 14-20.412
T-20 Indiana Pacers 14-20.412
T-22 Dallas Mavericks 13-19.406
T-22 New Orleans Pelicans 13-19.406
24 Chicago Bulls 12-19.387
25 Brooklyn Nets 13-21.382
26 Atlanta Hawks 12-20.375
27 Oklahoma City Thunder 11-19.367
T-28 Houston Rockets 11-21.344
T-28 Orlando Magic 11-21.344
T-28 Sacramento Kings 11-21.344

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.

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Christopher Boan has been covering sports and sports betting for more than seven years, including stops at ArizonaSports.com, the Tucson Weekly and the Green Valley News.

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