Wednesday, December 30, 2015
Air Canada Centre
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The Washington Wizards travel to Air Canada Centre to play the Toronto Raptors on Wednesday, December 30, 2015. The opening line for this game has Toronto as 6.5 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 14-15 and a road record of 7-7. They are 5th in the Southeast Division. They currently have a point differential of -2.9 as they are averaging 101.8 points per game while giving up 104.8 per contest. The Raptors have an overall record of 19-13 and a home record of 9-5. They currently are 1st in the Atlantic Division. They are averaging 100 points per game and surrendering 96.6, good for a point differential of 3.4.
John Wall comes into this contest averaging 19.6 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 9.7 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 44% while his free throw percentage is currently at 79%. Otto Porter averages 11.9 points per game in 31.8 minutes per contest this season. He averages 2.1 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 79%.
DeMar DeRozan averages 22.6 points per game while playing 36.6 minutes per contest this year for the Raptors. He grabs 4.5 rebounds per game and has 4.2 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 45% and his free throw percentage currently is at 84%. Kyle Lowry averages 20.9 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 35.7 minutes per contest. He also averages 4.9 rebounds per contest and 6.2 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 42% and his free throw percentage is 88%.
Washington averages 101.8 points per contest this season which ranks them 12th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is -2.9 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 49.3 rebounds per game and 23.3 assists per game which ranks them 27th and 7th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 24th with 15.5 per game. The Wizards allow 104.8 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 25th in the league. They also allow a 47% shooting percentage and a 39% average from behind the arc ranking them 29th and 28th 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 24th place in the league. They force 16.7 turnovers per game which ranks them 6th in the league.
Toronto averages 100 points per game this year which ranks them 20th in the league. Their average scoring margin is 3.4 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team which has them sitting in the 19th spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 35% which is good for 15th in the NBA. They average 52.9 rebounds per game and 18.2 assists per contest which ranks them 11th and 29th respectively. In the turnover department the Raptors rank 5th with 13.7 per game. The Raptors allow 96.6 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 4th in the league. They also allow a 43% shooting percentage and a 37% average from behind the arc ranking them 7th and 25th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 49.3 rebounds a game which ranks 3rd and they give up 21.8 assists per contest which puts them in 16th place in the league. The Raptors force 14.5 turnovers per game which ranks them 20th in the NBA.
Washington Wizards Betting Trends
The Washington Wizards are 15-14-0 against the spread
The Washington Wizards are 18-11-0 against the over/under
Toronto Raptors Betting Trends
The Toronto Raptors are 17-14-1 against the spread
The Toronto Raptors are 15-16-1 against the over/under
Washington Wizards Injuries
12/29/15 PG Gary Neal Quad is downgraded to expected to miss Wednesday vs. Toronto
12/29/15 F Nene Calf is downgraded to expected to miss Wednesday vs. Toronto
12/27/15 F Drew Gooden Calf "?" Wednesday vs. Toronto
12/23/15 G Alan Anderson Ankle out indefinitely
12/12/15 G Bradley Beal Leg expected to miss 2-4 weeks
Toronto Raptors Injuries
No key injuries to report
Guy's Pick: Take Toronto
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