Saturday, November 19, 2016
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The Miami Heat travel to Verizon Center to play the Washington Wizards on Saturday, November 19, 2016. The Heat come into this game with an overall record of 3-8. They are 5th in the Southeast Division. They currently have a point differential of -0.7 as they are averaging 94.5 points per game while giving up 95.3 per contest. The Wizards have an overall record of 3-8. They currently are 4th in the Southeast Division. They are averaging 101.8 points per game and surrendering 105.3, good for a point differential of -3.5.
Justise Winslow comes into this contest averaging 11.6 points per game while playing 35.9 minutes per night so far this season for the Heat. He pulls down 4.7 rebounds per game and dishes out 3.9 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 33% while his free throw percentage is currently at 74%. Hassan Whiteside averages 17.6 points per game in 32.7 minutes per contest this season. He averages 0.8 assists per contest and 16 rebounds per game for Miami. His field goal percentage is 53% for the year while his free throw percentage is 59%.
John Wall averages 22.9 points per game while playing 32.7 minutes per contest this year for the Wizards. He grabs 4.1 rebounds per game and has 8.3 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 46% and his free throw percentage currently is at 84%. Otto Porter averages 15.7 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 35.2 minutes per contest. He also averages 8.3 rebounds per contest and 1.5 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 52% and his free throw percentage is 80%.
Miami averages 94.5 points per contest this season which ranks them 28th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is -0.7 and their shooting percentage is 42% as a team which has them ranked 28th. Behind the arc they shoot 34% which is good for 22nd in the league. They average 55.7 rebounds per game and 19.7 assists per game which ranks them 5th and 25th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 12th with 13.8 per game. The Heat allow 95.3 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 3rd in the league. They also allow a 42% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the arc ranking them 2nd and 11th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 55.4 rebounds a game which ranks 24th and they give up 18.4 assists per contest which puts them in 2nd place in the league. They force 14.3 turnovers per game which ranks them 15th in the league.
Washington averages 101.8 points per game this year which ranks them 20th in the league. Their average scoring margin is -3.5 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team which has them sitting in the 12th spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 35% which is good for 15th in the NBA. They average 51.9 rebounds per game and 19.7 assists per contest which ranks them 17th and 24th respectively. In the turnover department the Wizards rank 19th with 15.1 per game. The Wizards allow 105.3 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 19th in the league. They also allow a 46% shooting percentage and a 39% average from behind the arc ranking them 22nd and 29th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 52.2 rebounds a game which ranks 14th and they give up 23.2 assists per contest which puts them in 21st place in the league. The Wizards force 14.7 turnovers per game which ranks them 11th in the NBA.
The Heat have an offensive rating of 99.1 and a defensive rating of 99.8. In terms of pace they average 94.5 possessions per 48 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 47%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 49% and they shoot 3 pointers on 27% of their shots. Miami turns the ball over an average of 12.6 times per 100 possessions and they force 13.1 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 46%.
The Wizards rating on offense is 104.9 and they have a defensive rating of 108.5. They get 96.1 possessions per 48 minutes and they have an effective field goal percentage of 49%. 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 13.5 out of every 100 possessions and their opponents average 13.5 turnovers per 100 possessions. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the year is 52%.
Miami Heat Betting Trends
The Miami Heat are 5-6-0 against the spread
The Miami Heat are 4-7-0 against the over/under
Washington Wizards Betting Trends
The Washington Wizards are 4-7-0 against the spread
The Washington Wizards are 7-4-0 against the over/under
Miami Heat Injuries
11/18/16 F Justise Winslow Wrist "?" Saturday vs. Washington
11/10/16 G Wayne Ellington Quad out indefinitely
10/22/16 F Chris Bosh Blood Clot out for season
Washington Wizards Injuries
11/18/16 G Bradley Beal Hamstring probable Saturday vs. Miami
10/25/16 C Ian Mahinmi Knee out indefinitely
Guy's Pick: Take Washington -5
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