Friday, December 4, 2015
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The Phoenix Suns travel to Verizon Center to play the Washington Wizards on Friday, December 4, 2015. The opening line for this game has Washington as 2.5 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 208.5.
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The Suns come into this game with an overall record of 8-11 and a road record of 3-6. They are 3rd in the Pacific Division. They currently have a point differential of 0.5 as they are averaging 106.3 points per game while giving up 105.8 per contest. The Wizards have an overall record of 7-9 and a home record of 3-5. They currently are 5th in the Southeast Division. They are averaging 99.4 points per game and surrendering 104.1, good for a point differential of -4.7.
Brandon Knight comes into this contest averaging 21.8 points per game while playing 35.9 minutes per night so far this season for the Suns. He pulls down 4.4 rebounds per game and dishes out 5.4 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 44% while his free throw percentage is currently at 82%. Eric Bledsoe averages 22.2 points per game in 35.2 minutes per contest this season. He averages 6.4 assists per contest and 3.8 rebounds per game for Phoenix. His field goal percentage is 46% for the year while his free throw percentage is 80%.
John Wall averages 18.4 points per game while playing 33.7 minutes per contest this year for the Wizards. He grabs 3.8 rebounds per game and has 7.9 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 42% and his free throw percentage currently is at 74%. Bradley Beal averages 18.8 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 35.5 minutes per contest. He also averages 4.5 rebounds per contest and 3.2 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 44% and his free throw percentage is 80%.
Phoenix averages 106.3 points per contest this season which ranks them 3rd in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is 0.5 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team which has them ranked 9th. Behind the arc they shoot 39% which is good for 3rd in the league. They average 53.3 rebounds per game and 20.5 assists per game which ranks them 12th and 20th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 27th with 16.6 per game. The Suns allow 105.8 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 27th in the league. They also allow a 47% shooting percentage and a 37% average from behind the arc ranking them 30th and 27th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 53 rebounds a game which ranks 16th and they give up 21 assists per contest which puts them in 14th place in the league. They force 16.2 turnovers per game which ranks them 8th in the league.
Washington averages 99.4 points per game this year which ranks them 18th in the league. Their average scoring margin is -4.7 and their shooting percentage is 43% as a team which has them sitting in the 21st spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 34% which is good for 16th in the NBA. They average 50.9 rebounds per game and 22.1 assists per contest which ranks them 25th and 9th respectively. In the turnover department the Wizards rank 28th with 16.8 per game. The Wizards allow 104.1 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 25th in the league. They also allow a 45% shooting percentage and a 39% average from behind the arc ranking them 21st and 29th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 53.4 rebounds a game which ranks 19th and they give up 23 assists per contest which puts them in 23rd place in the league. The Wizards force 17 turnovers per game which ranks them 4th in the NBA.
Phoenix Suns Betting Trends
The Phoenix Suns are 9-10-0 against the spread
The Phoenix Suns are 11-8-0 against the over/under
Washington Wizards Betting Trends
The Washington Wizards are 7-9-0 against the spread
The Washington Wizards are 9-7-0 against the over/under
Phoenix Suns Injuries
12/03/15 F Markieff Morris Knee "?" Friday vs. Washington
12/03/15 C Tyson Chandler Hamstring "?" Friday vs. Washington
Washington Wizards Injuries
12/03/15 F Drew Gooden Calf "?" Friday vs. Phoenix
12/03/15 C Marcin Gortat Personal out indefinitely
11/30/15 F Nene Calf out indefinitely
10/26/15 G Alan Anderson Ankle out indefinitely
Josh's Pick: Take Washington
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