Friday, November 11, 2016
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The Cleveland Cavaliers travel to Verizon Center to play the Washington Wizards on Friday, November 11, 2016. The Cavaliers come into this game with an overall record of 6-1. They are 1st in the Central Division. They currently have a point differential of 7.0 as they are averaging 111.4 points per game while giving up 104.4 per contest. The Wizards have an overall record of 2-5. They currently are 5th in the Southeast Division. They are averaging 101.4 points per game and surrendering 103.7, good for a point differential of -2.3.
Lebron James comes into this contest averaging 22.9 points per game while playing 36.4 minutes per night so far this season for the Cavaliers. He pulls down 8.9 rebounds per game and dishes out 9.9 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 48% while his free throw percentage is currently at 75%. Kyrie Irving averages 23.9 points per game in 35.3 minutes per contest this season. He averages 4 assists per contest and 3.7 rebounds per game for Cleveland. His field goal percentage is 43% for the year while his free throw percentage is 89%.
John Wall averages 21.3 points per game while playing 33.8 minutes per contest this year for the Wizards. He grabs 4.8 rebounds per game and has 9.2 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 45% and his free throw percentage currently is at 84%. Bradley Beal averages 15.4 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 31.3 minutes per contest. He also averages 2.1 rebounds per contest and 2.4 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 37% and his free throw percentage is 83%.
Cleveland averages 111.4 points per contest this season which ranks them 2nd in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is 7 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team which has them ranked 20th. Behind the arc they shoot 36% which is good for 8th in the league. They average 54.1 rebounds per game and 22.6 assists per game which ranks them 9th and 11th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 2nd with 11.9 per game. The Cavaliers allow 104.4 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 17th in the league. They also allow a 45% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc ranking them 12th and 15th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 54.9 rebounds a game which ranks 22nd and they give up 21.1 assists per contest which puts them in 11th place in the league. They force 15.4 turnovers per game which ranks them 14th in the league.
Washington averages 101.4 points per game this year which ranks them 21st in the league. Their average scoring margin is -2.3 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team which has them sitting in the 14th spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 32% which is good for 24th in the NBA. They average 52.6 rebounds per game and 19.7 assists per contest which ranks them 15th and 25th respectively. In the turnover department the Wizards rank 21st with 16 per game. The Wizards allow 103.7 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 15th in the league. They also allow a 46% shooting percentage and a 38% average from behind the arc ranking them 23rd and 28th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 51.9 rebounds a game which ranks 11th and they give up 23.6 assists per contest which puts them in 22nd place in the league. The Wizards force 14.9 turnovers per game which ranks them 16th in the NBA.
The Cavaliers have an offensive rating of 114 and a defensive rating of 106.8. In terms of pace they average 97.8 possessions per 48 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 51%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 56% and they shoot 3 pointers on 41% of their shots. Cleveland turns the ball over an average of 10.6 times per 100 possessions and they force 13.7 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 51%.
The Wizards rating on offense is 104.7 and they have a defensive rating of 107.1. They get 95.5 possessions per 48 minutes and they have an effective field goal percentage of 48%. As a unit they have a true shooting percentage of 53% and they attempt 3 pointers on 23% of their shot attempts. Washington turns the ball over on 14.3 out of every 100 possessions and their opponents average 13.8 turnovers per 100 possessions. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the year is 53%.
Cleveland Cavaliers Betting Trends
The Cleveland Cavaliers are 2-5-0 against the spread
The Cleveland Cavaliers are 3-4-0 against the over/under
Washington Wizards Betting Trends
The Washington Wizards are 3-4-0 against the spread
The Washington Wizards are 4-3-0 against the over/under
Cleveland Cavaliers Injuries
No key injuries to report
Washington Wizards Injuries
11/10/16 PG John Wall Knee "?" Friday vs. Cleveland
11/09/16 G Bradley Beal Hamstring injured last game, "?" Friday vs Cleveland
10/25/16 C Ian Mahinmi Knee out indefinitely
Josh's Pick: Take Washington
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