Wednesday, December 16, 2015
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The Washington Wizards travel to AT&T Center to play the San Antonio Spurs on Wednesday, December 16, 2015. The opening line for this game has San Antonio as 11.5 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 198.5.
The Wizards come into this game with an overall record of 10-13 and a road record of 6-6. They are 5th in the Southeast Division. They currently have a point differential of -4.1 as they are averaging 101.5 points per game while giving up 105.6 per contest. The Spurs have an overall record of 21-5 and a home record of 13-0. They currently are 1st in the Southwest Division. They are averaging 101.1 points per game and surrendering 87.9, good for a point differential of 13.2.
John Wall comes into this contest averaging 19.6 points per game while playing 34.7 minutes per night so far this season for the Wizards. He pulls down 4.1 rebounds per game and dishes out 8.8 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 45% while his free throw percentage is currently at 78%. Otto Porter averages 12.2 points per game in 32.7 minutes per contest this season. He averages 2.2 assists per contest and 5.5 rebounds per game for Washington. His field goal percentage is 44% for the year while his free throw percentage is 80%.
LaMarcus Aldridge averages 15.8 points per game while playing 29.2 minutes per contest this year for the Spurs. He grabs 8.8 rebounds per game and has 1.3 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 47% and his free throw percentage currently is at 81%. Kawhi Leonard averages 20.8 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 33 minutes per contest. He also averages 7.6 rebounds per contest and 2.6 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 51% and his free throw percentage is 88%.
Washington averages 101.5 points per contest this season which ranks them 15th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is -4.1 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team which has them ranked 11th. Behind the arc they shoot 35% which is good for 13th in the league. They average 49.7 rebounds per game and 22.6 assists per game which ranks them 27th and 10th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 24th with 16 per game. The Wizards allow 105.6 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 26th in the league. They also allow a 47% shooting percentage and a 41% average from behind the arc ranking them 28th and 30th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 51.8 rebounds a game which ranks 11th and they give up 23.1 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.
San Antonio averages 101.1 points per game this year which ranks them 16th in the league. Their average scoring margin is 13.2 and their shooting percentage is 48% as a team which has them sitting in the 2nd spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 37% which is good for 4th in the NBA. They average 52.7 rebounds per game and 25.1 assists per contest which ranks them 13th and 2nd respectively. In the turnover department the Spurs rank 7th with 14.3 per game. The Spurs allow 87.9 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 1st in the league. They also allow a 42% shooting percentage and a 31% average from behind the arc ranking them 2nd and 1st in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 46.2 rebounds a game which ranks 1st and they give up 20.7 assists per contest which puts them in 10th place in the league. The Spurs force 14.7 turnovers per game which ranks them 20th in the NBA.
Washington Wizards Betting Trends
The Washington Wizards are 11-12-0 against the spread
The Washington Wizards are 15-8-0 against the over/under
San Antonio Spurs Betting Trends
The San Antonio Spurs are 17-9-0 against the spread
The San Antonio Spurs are 10-16-0 against the over/under
Washington Wizards Injuries
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
San Antonio Spurs Injuries
No key injuries to report
Tony's Pick: Take Washington
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