Tuesday, December 1, 2015
Quicken Loans Arena
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The Washington Wizards travel to Quicken Loans Arena to play the Cleveland Cavaliers on Tuesday, December 1, 2015. The opening line for this game has Cleveland as 7.5 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 202.5.
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The Wizards come into this game with an overall record of 6-8 and a road record of 3-4. They are 5th in the Southeast Division. They currently have a point differential of -5.9 as they are averaging 99.2 points per game while giving up 105.1 per contest. The Cavaliers have an overall record of 13-4 and a home record of 9-0. They currently are 1st in the Central Division. They are averaging 103.1 points per game and surrendering 96.5, good for a point differential of 6.5.
John Wall comes into this contest averaging 16.1 points per game while playing 33 minutes per night so far this season for the Wizards. He pulls down 3.5 rebounds per game and dishes out 7.6 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 39% while his free throw percentage is currently at 73%. Bradley Beal averages 19.6 points per game in 34.8 minutes per contest this season. He averages 2.6 assists per contest and 4.3 rebounds per game for Washington. His field goal percentage is 47% for the year while his free throw percentage is 80%.
LeBron James averages 25.6 points per game while playing 36.5 minutes per contest this year for the Cavaliers. He grabs 7.5 rebounds per game and has 6.6 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 50% and his free throw percentage currently is at 67%. Kevin Love averages 19.8 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 34.2 minutes per contest. He also averages 11.8 rebounds per contest and 2.4 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 46% and his free throw percentage is 86%.
Washington averages 99.2 points per contest this season which ranks them 20th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is -5.9 and their shooting percentage is 43% as a team which has them ranked 23rd. Behind the arc they shoot 35% which is good for 16th in the league. They average 51.1 rebounds per game and 21.9 assists per game which ranks them 23rd and 10th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 25th with 16.6 per game. The Wizards allow 105.1 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 24th and 29th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 53 rebounds a game which ranks 19th and they give up 24 assists per contest which puts them in 27th place in the league. They force 16.9 turnovers per game which ranks them 4th in the league.
Cleveland averages 103.1 points per game this year which ranks them 6th in the league. Their average scoring margin is 6.5 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team which has them sitting in the 5th spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 37% which is good for 8th in the NBA. They average 55.6 rebounds per game and 24.1 assists per contest which ranks them 5th and 5th respectively. In the turnover department the Cavaliers rank 11th with 14.6 per game. The Cavaliers allow 96.5 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 7th in the league. They also allow a 44% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the arc ranking them 12th and 14th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 48.2 rebounds a game which ranks 2nd and they give up 20.1 assists per contest which puts them in 9th place in the league. The Cavaliers force 12.9 turnovers per game which ranks them 27th in the NBA.
Washington Wizards Betting Trends
The Washington Wizards are 6-8-0 against the spread
The Washington Wizards are 8-6-0 against the over/under
Cleveland Cavaliers Betting Trends
The Cleveland Cavaliers are 7-10-0 against the spread
The Cleveland Cavaliers are 10-7-0 against the over/under
Washington Wizards Injuries
11/30/15 PG Gary Neal Groin is downgraded to expected to miss Tuesday vs. Cleveland
11/30/15 F Nene Calf out indefinitely
11/29/15 G Bradley Beal Ankle injured last game, probable Tuesday vs. Cleveland
11/28/15 F Drew Gooden Calf "?" Tuesday vs. Cleveland
10/26/15 G Alan Anderson Ankle out indefinitely
Cleveland Cavaliers Injuries
10/26/15 PG Kyrie Irving Knee out indefinitely
09/29/15 F Iman Shumpert Wrist out indefinitely
Tony's Pick: Take Washington
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