Monday, December 7, 2015
American Airlines Arena
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The Washington Wizards travel to American Airlines Arena to play the Miami Heat on Monday, December 7, 2015. The opening line for this game has Miami as 7.5 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 197.5.
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The Wizards come into this game with an overall record of 8-9 and a road record of 4-4. They are 5th in the Southeast Division. They currently have a point differential of -4.2 as they are averaging 99.9 points per game while giving up 104.2 per contest. The Heat have an overall record of 12-6 and a home record of 10-3. They currently are 1st in the Southeast Division. They are averaging 96.4 points per game and surrendering 92.2, good for a point differential of 4.3.
John Wall comes into this contest averaging 18.4 points per game while playing 33.9 minutes per night so far this season for the Wizards. He pulls down 3.8 rebounds per game and dishes out 8 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 42% while his free throw percentage is currently at 74%. Bradley Beal averages 19.9 points per game in 35.8 minutes per contest this season. He averages 3.3 assists per contest and 4.8 rebounds per game for Washington. His field goal percentage is 45% for the year while his free throw percentage is 80%.
Dwyane Wade averages 18.6 points per game while playing 29.7 minutes per contest this year for the Heat. He grabs 3.5 rebounds per game and has 4.3 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 44% and his free throw percentage currently is at 79%. Chris Bosh averages 17.4 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 33 minutes per contest. He also averages 8.8 rebounds per contest and 2.1 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 44% and his free throw percentage is 80%.
Washington averages 99.9 points per contest this season which ranks them 18th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is -4.2 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team which has them ranked 19th. Behind the arc they shoot 35% which is good for 16th in the league. They average 50.9 rebounds per game and 21.9 assists per game which ranks them 25th and 12th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 29th with 17.2 per game. The Wizards allow 104.2 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 25th in the league. They also allow a 45% shooting percentage and a 39% average from behind the arc ranking them 22nd and 29th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 52.9 rebounds a game which ranks 15th and they give up 22.9 assists per contest which puts them in 24th place in the league. They force 17.2 turnovers per game which ranks them 3rd in the league.
Miami averages 96.4 points per game this year which ranks them 26th in the league. Their average scoring margin is 4.3 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 32% which is good for 27th in the NBA. They average 52.8 rebounds per game and 19.7 assists per contest which ranks them 17th and 25th respectively. In the turnover department the Heat rank 5th with 14 per game. The Heat allow 92.2 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 2nd in the league. They also allow a 41% shooting percentage and a 31% average from behind the arc ranking them 1st and 3rd in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 52.3 rebounds a game which ranks 14th and they give up 18.5 assists per contest which puts them in 3rd place in the league. The Heat force 13.8 turnovers per game which ranks them 24th in the NBA.
Washington Wizards Betting Trends
The Washington Wizards are 8-9-0 against the spread
The Washington Wizards are 10-7-0 against the over/under
Miami Heat Betting Trends
The Miami Heat are 9-9-0 against the spread
The Miami Heat are 3-15-0 against the over/under
Washington Wizards Injuries
12/05/15 F Drew Gooden Calf "?" Sunday vs. Dallas
12/05/15 F Kris Humphries Ankle "?" Sunday vs. Dallas
12/03/15 C Marcin Gortat Personal out indefinitely
11/30/15 F Nene Calf out indefinitely
10/26/15 G Alan Anderson Ankle out indefinitely
Miami Heat Injuries
12/06/15 F Amar'e Stoudemire Ankle "?" Monday vs. Washington
12/06/15 F Luol Deng Hamstring "?" Monday vs. Washington
Guy's Pick: Take Washington
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