Saturday, December 26, 2015
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The Washington Wizards travel to Barclays Center to play the Brooklyn Nets on Saturday, December 26, 2015. The opening line for this game has Washington as 2 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 205.5.
The Wizards come into this game with an overall record of 13-14 and a road record of 6-7. They are 5th in the Southeast Division. They currently have a point differential of -3.1 as they are averaging 101.9 points per game while giving up 105 per contest. The Nets have an overall record of 8-21 and a home record of 6-9. They currently are 4th in the Atlantic Division. They are averaging 96.8 points per game and surrendering 103.2, good for a point differential of -6.4.
John Wall comes into this contest averaging 19.4 points per game while playing 35.3 minutes per night so far this season for the Wizards. He pulls down 4.1 rebounds per game and dishes out 9.6 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 43% while his free throw percentage is currently at 79%. Otto Porter averages 11.8 points per game in 32.3 minutes per contest this season. He averages 2.2 assists per contest and 5.4 rebounds per game for Washington. His field goal percentage is 44% for the year while his free throw percentage is 80%.
Brook Lopez averages 19.1 points per game while playing 33.6 minutes per contest this year for the Nets. He grabs 8.1 rebounds per game and has 1.6 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 49% and his free throw percentage currently is at 80%. Jarrett Jack averages 13.3 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 32.4 minutes per contest. He also averages 4.4 rebounds per contest and 7.1 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 40% and his free throw percentage is 88%.
Washington averages 101.9 points per contest this season which ranks them 12th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is -3.1 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team which has them ranked 10th. Behind the arc they shoot 37% which is good for 5th in the league. They average 49.1 rebounds per game and 23.1 assists per game which ranks them 27th and 7th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 23rd with 15.6 per game. The Wizards allow 105 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 25th in the league. They also allow a 46% shooting percentage and a 40% average from behind the arc ranking them 28th and 30th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 52 rebounds a game which ranks 13th and they give up 23 assists per contest which puts them in 23rd place in the league. They force 16.6 turnovers per game which ranks them 4th in the league.
Brooklyn averages 96.8 points per game this year which ranks them 25th in the league. Their average scoring margin is -6.4 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 32% which is good for 28th in the NBA. They average 51.3 rebounds per game and 21.5 assists per contest which ranks them 21st and 15th respectively. In the turnover department the Nets rank 19th with 15.1 per game. The Nets allow 103.2 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 21st in the league. They also allow a 46% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the arc ranking them 29th and 24th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 50.8 rebounds a game which ranks 7th and they give up 24.1 assists per contest which puts them in 30th place in the league. The Nets force 15.2 turnovers per game which ranks them 13th in the NBA.
Washington Wizards Betting Trends
The Washington Wizards are 14-13-0 against the spread
The Washington Wizards are 17-10-0 against the over/under
Brooklyn Nets Betting Trends
The Brooklyn Nets are 17-12-0 against the spread
The Brooklyn Nets are 12-16-1 against the over/under
Washington Wizards Injuries
12/24/15 F Drew Gooden Calf "?" Saturday vs. Brooklyn
12/24/15 PG John Wall Foot probable Saturday vs. Brooklyn
12/24/15 F Nene Calf "?" Saturday vs. Brooklyn
12/24/15 F Otto Porter Thigh "?" Saturday vs. Brooklyn
12/23/15 G Alan Anderson Ankle out indefinitely
12/12/15 G Bradley Beal Leg expected to miss 2-4 weeks
Brooklyn Nets Injuries
12/07/15 F Rondae Hollis-Jefferson Ankle expected to miss 8-10 weeks
10/28/15 F Chris McCullough Knee out indefinitely
Guy's Pick: Take Washington
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