Saturday, November 7, 2015
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The Washington Wizards travel to Philips Arena to play the Atlanta Hawks on Saturday, November 7, 2015. The opening line for this game has Atlanta as 3.5 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 205.
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The Wizards come into this game with an overall record of 3-1 and a road record of 2-0. They are 2nd in the Southeast Division. They currently have a point differential of 0.5 as they are averaging 104.5 points per game while giving up 104 per contest. The Hawks have an overall record of 5-1 and a home record of 2-1. They currently are 1st in the Southeast Division. They are averaging 99.3 points per game and surrendering 95.3, good for a point differential of 4.
John Wall comes into this contest averaging 20.8 points per game while playing 36 minutes per night so far this season for the Wizards. He pulls down 3.3 rebounds per game and dishes out 8.3 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 44% while his free throw percentage is currently at 72%. Bradley Beal averages 25.3 points per game in 35.3 minutes per contest this season. He averages 1.8 assists per contest and 4.5 rebounds per game for Washington. His field goal percentage is 48% for the year while his free throw percentage is 75%.
Jeff Teague averages 19.2 points per game while playing 31.7 minutes per contest this year for the Hawks. He grabs 3.3 rebounds per game and has 5.8 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 46% and his free throw percentage currently is at 87%. Paul Millsap averages 14.7 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 34.7 minutes per contest. He also averages 9 rebounds per contest and 4 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 44% and his free throw percentage is 62%.
Washington averages 104.5 points per contest this season which ranks them 8th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is 0.5 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team which has them ranked 10th. Behind the arc they shoot 35% which is good for 10th in the league. They average 49.8 rebounds per game and 21.5 assists per game which ranks them 24th and 14th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 24th with 17 per game. The Wizards allow 104 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 22nd in the league. They also allow a 45% shooting percentage and a 31% average from behind the arc ranking them 23rd and 10th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 54.8 rebounds a game which ranks 16th and they give up 23.8 assists per contest which puts them in 24th place in the league. They force 18 turnovers per game which ranks them 3rd in the league.
Atlanta averages 99.3 points per game this year which ranks them 17th in the league. Their average scoring margin is 4 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team which has them sitting in the 9th spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 33% which is good for 18th in the NBA. They average 49.2 rebounds per game and 24.2 assists per contest which ranks them 28th and 3rd respectively. In the turnover department the Hawks rank 11th with 14.7 per game. The Hawks allow 95.3 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 6th in the league. They also allow a 41% shooting percentage and a 31% average from behind the arc ranking them 5th and 11th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 57.2 rebounds a game which ranks 23rd and they give up 21.8 assists per contest which puts them in 16th place in the league. The Hawks force 17.7 turnovers per game which ranks them 4th in the NBA.
Washington Wizards Betting Trends
The Washington Wizards are 2-2-0 against the spread
The Washington Wizards are 2-2-0 against the over/under
Atlanta Hawks Betting Trends
The Atlanta Hawks are 3-2-1 against the spread
The Atlanta Hawks are 2-4-0 against the over/under
Washington Wizards Injuries
11/06/15 F Martell Webster Hip out indefinitely
10/26/15 G Alan Anderson Ankle out indefinitely
Atlanta Hawks Injuries
11/06/15 PG Jeff Teague Hand probable Friday vs. New Orleans
11/06/15 G Kyle Korver Ankle probable Friday vs. New Orleans
11/06/15 F Mike Muscala Ankle "?" Friday vs. New Orleans
11/06/15 G Thabo Sefolosha Ankle is downgraded to expected to miss Friday vs. New Orleans
Guy's Pick: Take Washington
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