Wednesday, February 3, 2016
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The Golden State Warriors travel to Verizon Center to play the Washington Wizards on Wednesday, February 3, 2016. The opening line for this game has Golden State as 10.5 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 223.5.
The Warriors come into this game with an overall record of 44-4 and a road record of 22-4. They are 1st in the Pacific Division. They currently have a point differential of 12.7 as they are averaging 115 points per game while giving up 102.3 per contest. Golden State is 11-0 against division opponents and they have a conference record of 26-2. They are 8-2 in their last 10 games. The Wizards have an overall record of 21-25 and a home record of 10-15. They currently are 4th in the Southeast Division. They are averaging 102.2 points per game and surrendering 105, good for a point differential of -2.8. Washington has a division record of 7-3 and a conference record of 15-14. In their last 10 games they are 4-6.
Stephen Curry comes into this contest averaging 29.4 points per game while playing 33.7 minutes per night so far this season for the Warriors. He pulls down 5.2 rebounds per game and dishes out 6.5 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 51% while his free throw percentage is currently at 91%. Draymond Green averages 14.6 points per game in 34.2 minutes per contest this season. He averages 7.3 assists per contest and 9.5 rebounds per game for Golden State. His field goal percentage is 49% for the year while his free throw percentage is 67%.
John Wall averages 19.5 points per game while playing 35.9 minutes per contest this year for the Wizards. He grabs 4.3 rebounds per game and has 9.8 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 42% and his free throw percentage currently is at 78%. Bradley Beal averages 18.1 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 32.2 minutes per contest. He also averages 4 rebounds per contest and 1.1 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 45% and his free throw percentage is 77%.
Golden State averages 115 points per contest this season which ranks them 1st in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is 12.7 and their shooting percentage is 49% as a team which has them ranked 2nd. Behind the arc they shoot 43% which is good for 1st in the league. They average 54.4 rebounds per game and 29.3 assists per game which ranks them 5th and 1st in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 25th with 15.5 per game. The Warriors allow 102.3 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 19th in the league. They also allow a 43% shooting percentage and a 31% average from behind the arc ranking them 2nd and 1st in those defensive categories. Opponents average 52.3 rebounds a game which ranks 18th and they give up 21.2 assists per contest which puts them in 12th place in the league. They force 14.7 turnovers per game which ranks them 14th in the league.
Washington averages 102.2 points per game this year which ranks them 11th in the league. Their average scoring margin is -2.8 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team which has them sitting in the 10th spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 36% which is good for 6th in the NBA. They average 48.6 rebounds per game and 23.9 assists per contest which ranks them 29th and 6th respectively. In the turnover department the Wizards rank 15th with 14.7 per game. The Wizards allow 105 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 24th in the league. They also allow a 47% shooting percentage and a 39% average from behind the arc ranking them 29th and 30th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 51.8 rebounds a game which ranks 14th and they give up 22.7 assists per contest which puts them in 21st place in the league. The Wizards force 16.6 turnovers per game which ranks them 4th in the NBA.
The Warriors average 115.7 points per game on the road this season and they have scored 117 ppg in their past 3 contests. They have an average scoring differential of 9.7 on the road and in their past 3 games their difference is 14.7 per contest. The Warriors have an offensive rating of 114.8 and a defensive rating of 102.1. In terms of pace they average 99.3 possessions per 48 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 57%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 60% and they shoot 3 pointers on 35% of their shots. Golden State turns the ball over an average of 13.8 times per 100 possessions and they force 12.7 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 47%.
The Wizards score 102.8 ppg at home and they have averaged 111.3 points per contest in their last 3 games. They have an average scoring differential of -6.3 in their past 3 contests and at home this season they have a difference of -2.2 points per game. The Wizards rating on offense is 104.7 and they have a defensive rating of 107.6. They get 97.6 possessions per 48 minutes and they have an effective field goal percentage of 51%. As a unit they have a true shooting percentage of 54% and they attempt 3 pointers on 29% of their shot attempts. Washington turns the ball over on 13.5 out of every 100 possessions and their opponents average 15.1 turnovers per 100 possessions. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the year is 53%.
Golden State Warriors Betting Trends
The Golden State Warriors are 28-18-2 against the spread
The Golden State Warriors are 28-20-0 against the over/under
Washington Wizards Betting Trends
The Washington Wizards are 23-23-0 against the spread
The Washington Wizards are 25-20-1 against the over/under
Golden State Warriors Injuries
02/02/16 C Festus Ezeli Knee expected to miss Wednesday vs. Washington
02/02/16 F James Michael McAdoo Toe expected to miss Wednesday vs. Washington
Washington Wizards Injuries
12/23/15 G Alan Anderson Ankle out indefinitely
02/02/16 F Kris Humphries Knee "?" Wednesday vs. Golden State
Tony's Pick: Take Golden State
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