Saturday, October 31, 2015
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The New York Knicks travel to Verizon Center to play the Washington Wizards on Saturday, October 31, 2015. The opening line for this game has Washington as 4.5 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 198.
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Carmelo Anthony comes into this contest averaging 18 points per game while playing 30.5 minutes per night so far this season for the Knicks. He pulls down 6.5 rebounds per game and dishes out 4 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 33% while his free throw percentage is currently at 100%. Kristaps Porzingis averages 13 points per game in 25 minutes per contest this season. He averages 0.5 assists per contest and 6.5 rebounds per game for New York. His field goal percentage is 33% for the year while his free throw percentage is 79%.
John Wall averages 22 points per game while playing 39 minutes per contest this year for the Wizards. He grabs 7 rebounds per game and has 6 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 50% and his free throw percentage currently is at 33%. Bradley Beal averages 24 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 38 minutes per contest. He also averages 6 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 47% and his free throw percentage is 57%.
New York averages 111.5 points per contest this season which ranks them 5th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is 7 and their shooting percentage is 43% as a team which has them ranked 15th. Behind the arc they shoot 29% which is good for 19th in the league. They average 58 rebounds per game and 22.5 assists per game which ranks them 11th and 11th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 17th with 16 per game. The Knicks allow 104.5 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 17th in the league. They also allow a 43% shooting percentage and a 45% average from behind the arc ranking them 16th and 26th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 53 rebounds a game which ranks 16th and they give up 21.5 assists per contest which puts them in 16th place in the league. They force 17 turnovers per game which ranks them 11th in the league.
Washington averages 88 points per game this year which ranks them 27th in the league. Their average scoring margin is 1 and their shooting percentage is 39% as a team which has them sitting in the 25th spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 25% which is good for 26th in the NBA. They average 60 rebounds per game and 17 assists per contest which ranks them 8th and 25th respectively. In the turnover department the Wizards rank 24th with 18 per game. The Wizards allow 87 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 3rd in the league. They also allow a 37% shooting percentage and a 19% average from behind the arc ranking them 2nd and 1st in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 68 rebounds a game which ranks 30th and they give up 20 assists per contest which puts them in 13th place in the league. The Wizards force 16 turnovers per game which ranks them 14th in the NBA.
New York Knicks Betting Trends
The New York Knicks are 1-1-0 against the spread
The New York Knicks are 2-0-0 against the over/under
Washington Wizards Betting Trends
The Washington Wizards are 0-1-0 against the spread
The Washington Wizards are 0-1-0 against the over/under
New York Knicks Injuries
10/30/15 F Kevin Seraphin Knee "?" Saturday vs. Washington
10/30/15 F Lou Amundson Back "?" Saturday vs. Washington
10/26/15 G Arron Afflalo Hamstring out indefinitely
Washington Wizards Injuries
10/26/15 G Alan Anderson Ankle out indefinitely
10/24/15 F Martell Webster Hip out indefinitely
Tony's Pick: Take Washington
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