76ers vs. Washington Wizards at a glance

TEAMS:  76ers (0-0) vs. Wizards (0-0)

WHEN:  7 p.m. Wednesday

WHERE:  Capital One Arena

BROADCASTS: TV – NBCSP; ESON RADIO – 97.5 FM

SOCIAL MEDIA COVERAGE:  TWITTER – @PompeyOnSixers, INSTAGRAM – PompeyOnSixers

PROBABLE STARTERS

SIXERS (0-0)

17 J.J. Redick G 6-4  15.0 ppg. 1.8 apg.

33 Robert Covington PF 6-9  7.8 ppg. 5.8 rpg.

21 Joel Embiid C 7-11 13.5 ppg. 7.0 bpg.

0 Jerryd Bayless SG 6-3  8.0 ppg. 1.8 apg.

25 Ben Simmons PG 6-10 11.5 ppg. 5.4 apg.

Coach: Brett Brown (Fifth season, 75-253)

Injury report: Richaun Holmes (left wrist fracture, out)

*Preseason statistics

WIZARDS (0-0)

22 Otto Porter SF 6-8 13.4 ppg. 6.4 rpg.

14 Jason Smith PF 7-0 5.7 ppg 3.5 rpg.

13 Marcin Gortat C 6-11 10.8 ppg. 10.4 rpg.

3 Bradley Beal SG 6-5 23.1 ppg. 3.5 apg.

2 John Wall PG 6-4 23.1 ppg. 10.7 apg.

Coach: Scott Brooks (ninth season, 387-240)

Injury report:  Markieff Morris (sports hernia surgery, out), Sheldon Mack (left Achillies surgery, out).

LAST MEETING

Dario Saric had a breakout game to lead the Sixers to a 120-112 upset over the Wizards at the Wells Fargo Center on Feb, 24. The power forward finished with 20 points, 11 rebounds, four assists and one steal in his first start since Feb. 2 at the San Antonio Spurs.

Covington had a team-high 25 points, 11 rebounds, four steals and three assists. He made five three-pointers. Former Sixer Gerald Henderson had 10 points.

THE SERIES

The Sixers own a 177-119 series advantage

UPCOMING GAMES

Friday: 7 p.m., at Wells Fargo Center, Boston Celtics vs. Sixers

Saturday: 7:30 p.m., at Air Canada Centre, Sixers vs. Toronto Raptors

Monday: 7 p.m., at Little Caesars Arena, Sixers vs. Detroit Pistons

Oct. 25: 7 p.m., at Wells Fargo Center, Houston Rockets at Sixers

Oct. 28: 8:30 p.m., at American Airlines Center, Sixers vs. Dallas Mavericks