Monday, December 14, 2015
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The Washington Wizards travel to FedExForum to play the Memphis Grizzlies on Monday, December 14, 2015. The opening line for this game has Memphis as 6 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 198.5.
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The Wizards come into this game with an overall record of 10-12 and a road record of 6-5. They are 5th in the Southeast Division. They currently have a point differential of -3.5 as they are averaging 101.8 points per game while giving up 105.3 per contest. The Grizzlies have an overall record of 13-11 and a home record of 7-6. They currently are 2nd in the Southwest Division. They are averaging 96 points per game and surrendering 101.3, good for a point differential of -5.3.
John Wall comes into this contest averaging 20.2 points per game while playing 35 minutes per night so far this season for the Wizards. He pulls down 4.2 rebounds per game and dishes out 8.8 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 46% while his free throw percentage is currently at 78%. Bradley Beal averages 19.8 points per game in 36.5 minutes per contest this season. He averages 3.2 assists per contest and 4.7 rebounds per game for Washington. His field goal percentage is 44% for the year while his free throw percentage is 76%.
Marc Gasol averages 16.3 points per game while playing 34.5 minutes per contest this year for the Grizzlies. He grabs 7.7 rebounds per game and has 3.8 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 47% and his free throw percentage currently is at 86%. Zach Randolph averages 14.1 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 30.7 minutes per contest. He also averages 8.9 rebounds per contest and 1.4 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 45% and his free throw percentage is 79%.
Washington averages 101.8 points per contest this season which ranks them 13th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is -3.5 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team which has them ranked 11th. Behind the arc they shoot 35% which is good for 15th in the league. They average 49.8 rebounds per game and 22.6 assists per game which ranks them 27th and 8th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 25th with 16 per game. The Wizards allow 105.3 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 26th in the league. They also allow a 46% shooting percentage and a 40% average from behind the arc ranking them 27th and 30th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 52.1 rebounds a game which ranks 11th and they give up 23 assists per contest which puts them in 24th place in the league. They force 17 turnovers per game which ranks them 3rd in the league.
Memphis averages 96 points per game this year which ranks them 27th in the league. Their average scoring margin is -5.3 and their shooting percentage is 42% as a team which has them sitting in the 27th spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 31% which is good for 29th in the NBA. They average 48.7 rebounds per game and 20.5 assists per contest which ranks them 28th and 22nd respectively. In the turnover department the Grizzlies rank 4th with 13.8 per game. The Grizzlies allow 101.3 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 18th in the league. They also allow a 46% shooting percentage and a 37% average from behind the arc ranking them 25th and 26th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 51.3 rebounds a game which ranks 7th and they give up 22.1 assists per contest which puts them in 18th place in the league. The Grizzlies force 16.8 turnovers per game which ranks them 4th in the NBA.
Washington Wizards Betting Trends
The Washington Wizards are 11-11-0 against the spread
The Washington Wizards are 14-8-0 against the over/under
Memphis Grizzlies Betting Trends
The Memphis Grizzlies are 10-14-0 against the spread
The Memphis Grizzlies are 11-12-1 against the over/under
Washington Wizards Injuries
12/13/15 F Kris Humphries Ankle probable Monday vs. Memphis
12/12/15 G Bradley Beal Leg expected to miss 2-4 weeks
12/11/15 F Drew Gooden Calf out indefinitely
11/30/15 F Nene Calf out indefinitely
10/26/15 G Alan Anderson Ankle out indefinitely
Memphis Grizzlies Injuries
11/14/15 F Brandan Wright Knee out indefinitely
11/09/15 F Jarell Martin Foot out indefinitely
11/09/15 G Jordan Adams Knee out indefinitely
Josh's Pick: Take Memphis
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