Saturday, November 28, 2015
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The Toronto Raptors travel to Verizon Center to play the Washington Wizards on Saturday, November 28, 2015. The opening line for this game has Washington as 2.5 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 207.
The Raptors come into this game with an overall record of 10-6 and a road record of 6-5. They are 1st in the Atlantic Division. They currently have a point differential of 4.4 as they are averaging 101.1 points per game while giving up 96.6 per contest. The Wizards have an overall record of 6-6 and a home record of 3-3. They currently are 4th in the Southeast Division. They are averaging 102.4 points per game and surrendering 106.4, good for a point differential of -4.
Kyle Lowry comes into this contest averaging 20.6 points per game while playing 35.5 minutes per night so far this season for the Raptors. He pulls down 4.5 rebounds per game and dishes out 6.4 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 42% while his free throw percentage is currently at 88%. DeMar DeRozan averages 20.8 points per game in 36.1 minutes per contest this season. He averages 4.2 assists per contest and 4.4 rebounds per game for Toronto. His field goal percentage is 41% for the year while his free throw percentage is 82%.
Bradley Beal averages 20 points per game while playing 34.3 minutes per contest this year for the Wizards. He grabs 4.2 rebounds per game and has 2.3 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 46% and his free throw percentage currently is at 73%. John Wall averages 16.5 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 32.8 minutes per contest. He also averages 3.5 rebounds per contest and 7.9 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 41% and his free throw percentage is 75%.
Toronto averages 101.1 points per contest this season which ranks them 14th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is 4.4 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team which has them ranked 20th. Behind the arc they shoot 35% which is good for 13th in the league. They average 54.1 rebounds per game and 18.1 assists per game which ranks them 9th and 28th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 14th with 15 per game. The Raptors allow 96.6 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 6th in the league. They also allow a 44% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc ranking them 8th and 18th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 48.3 rebounds a game which ranks 3rd and they give up 21.9 assists per contest which puts them in 18th place in the league. They force 15.4 turnovers per game which ranks them 14th in the league.
Washington averages 102.4 points per game this year which ranks them 9th in the league. Their average scoring margin is -4 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team which has them sitting in the 13th spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 36% which is good for 12th in the NBA. They average 50.6 rebounds per game and 22.6 assists per contest which ranks them 25th and 8th respectively. In the turnover department the Wizards rank 24th with 16.3 per game. The Wizards allow 106.4 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 27th in the league. They also allow a 46% shooting percentage and a 40% average from behind the arc ranking them 27th and 28th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 52.2 rebounds a game which ranks 12th and they give up 24.2 assists per contest which puts them in 28th place in the league. The Wizards force 16.6 turnovers per game which ranks them 5th in the NBA.
Toronto Raptors Betting Trends
The Toronto Raptors are 11-4-1 against the spread
The Toronto Raptors are 6-9-1 against the over/under
Washington Wizards Betting Trends
The Washington Wizards are 5-7-0 against the spread
The Washington Wizards are 8-4-0 against the over/under
Toronto Raptors Injuries
11/21/15 C Jonas Valanciunas Finger out indefinitely
Washington Wizards Injuries
11/06/15 F Martell Webster Hip out for season
10/26/15 G Alan Anderson Ankle out indefinitely
Josh's Pick: Take Toronto
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