Monday, November 7, 2016
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The Houston Rockets travel to Verizon Center to play the Washington Wizards on Monday, November 7, 2016. The Rockets come into this game with an overall record of 3-3. They are 2nd in the Southwest Division. They currently have a point differential of -0.2 as they are averaging 108.0 points per game while giving up 108.2 per contest. The Wizards have an overall record of 1-4. They currently are 5th in the Southeast Division. They are averaging 97.2 points per game and surrendering 103.8, good for a point differential of -6.6.
James Harden comes into this contest averaging 31.5 points per game while playing 36.8 minutes per night so far this season for the Rockets. He pulls down 7.5 rebounds per game and dishes out 12.3 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 50% while his free throw percentage is currently at 82%. Eric Gordon averages 16.2 points per game in 32.2 minutes per contest this season. He averages 2.2 assists per contest and 3.2 rebounds per game for Houston. His field goal percentage is 42% for the year while his free throw percentage is 83%.
John Wall averages 22 points per game while playing 34.3 minutes per contest this year for the Wizards. He grabs 5.3 rebounds per game and has 10 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 44% and his free throw percentage currently is at 83%. Bradley Beal averages 17 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 35 minutes per contest. He also averages 1.8 rebounds per contest and 2.6 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 37% and his free throw percentage is 84%.
Houston averages 108 points per contest this season which ranks them 7th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is -0.2 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a team which has them ranked 6th. Behind the arc they shoot 36% which is good for 10th in the league. They average 51.2 rebounds per game and 23.8 assists per game which ranks them 21st and 6th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 27th with 17.2 per game. The Rockets allow 108.2 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 23rd in the league. They also allow a 47% shooting percentage and a 38% average from behind the arc ranking them 27th and 28th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 50.3 rebounds a game which ranks 6th and they give up 20 assists per contest which puts them in 8th place in the league. They force 14.2 turnovers per game which ranks them 20th in the league.
Washington averages 97.2 points per game this year which ranks them 26th in the league. Their average scoring margin is -6.6 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team which has them sitting in the 17th spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 27% which is good for 29th in the NBA. They average 50.2 rebounds per game and 17.8 assists per contest which ranks them 24th and 27th respectively. In the turnover department the Wizards rank 24th with 16.8 per game. The Wizards allow 103.8 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 14th in the league. They also allow a 46% shooting percentage and a 38% average from behind the arc ranking them 21st and 27th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 55.4 rebounds a game which ranks 21st and they give up 23.2 assists per contest which puts them in 23rd place in the league. The Wizards force 15 turnovers per game which ranks them 15th in the NBA.
The Rockets have an offensive rating of 111.5 and a defensive rating of 111.6. In terms of pace they average 96.9 possessions per 48 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 54%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 58% and they shoot 3 pointers on 42% of their shots. Houston turns the ball over an average of 15.5 times per 100 possessions and they force 13 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 53%.
The Wizards rating on offense is 99.4 and they have a defensive rating of 106.2. They get 95.8 possessions per 48 minutes and they have an effective field goal percentage of 47%. As a unit they have a true shooting percentage of 52% and they attempt 3 pointers on 22% of their shot attempts. Washington turns the ball over on 15.2 out of every 100 possessions and their opponents average 13.7 turnovers per 100 possessions. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the year is 52%.
Houston Rockets Betting Trends
The Houston Rockets are 3-3-0 against the spread
The Houston Rockets are 2-4-0 against the over/under
Washington Wizards Betting Trends
The Washington Wizards are 2-3-0 against the spread
The Washington Wizards are 3-2-0 against the over/under
Houston Rockets Injuries
10/21/16 PG Patrick Beverley Knee expected to miss 4-6 weeks
Washington Wizards Injuries
10/25/16 C Ian Mahinmi Knee out indefinitely
Tony's Pick: Take Washington
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