Thursday, November 17, 2016
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The New York Knicks travel to Verizon Center to play the Washington Wizards on Thursday, November 17, 2016. The Knicks come into this game with an overall record of 4-6. They are 3rd in the Atlantic Division. They currently have a point differential of -5.5 as they are averaging 101.0 points per game while giving up 106.5 per contest. The Wizards have an overall record of 2-7. They currently are 4th in the Southeast Division. They are averaging 99.9 points per game and surrendering 104.1, good for a point differential of -4.2.
Kristaps Porzingis comes into this contest averaging 19.3 points per game while playing 31.3 minutes per night so far this season for the Knicks. He pulls down 6.8 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.1 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 48% while his free throw percentage is currently at 78%. Carmelo Anthony averages 22.6 points per game in 32 minutes per contest this season. He averages 2.7 assists per contest and 5.8 rebounds per game for New York. His field goal percentage is 47% for the year while his free throw percentage is 84%.
Bradley Beal averages 15.4 points per game while playing 31.3 minutes per contest this year for the Wizards. He grabs 2.1 rebounds per game and has 2.4 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 37% and his free throw percentage currently is at 83%. John Wall averages 22.3 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 34 minutes per contest. He also averages 4.4 rebounds per contest and 8.3 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 46% and his free throw percentage is 81%.
New York averages 101 points per contest this season which ranks them 21st in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is -5.5 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team which has them ranked 13th. Behind the arc they shoot 34% which is good for 18th in the league. They average 52.5 rebounds per game and 20.8 assists per game which ranks them 15th and 19th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 18th with 14.9 per game. The Knicks allow 106.5 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 20th in the league. They also allow a 44% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc ranking them 13th and 18th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 54.1 rebounds a game which ranks 20th and they give up 20.5 assists per contest which puts them in 10th place in the league. They force 14.1 turnovers per game which ranks them 18th in the league.
Washington averages 99.9 points per game this year which ranks them 22nd in the league. Their average scoring margin is -4.2 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team which has them sitting in the 20th spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 31% which is good for 27th in the NBA. They average 53 rebounds per game and 19.2 assists per contest which ranks them 12th and 26th respectively. In the turnover department the Wizards rank 19th with 15.4 per game. The Wizards allow 104.1 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 17th in the league. They also allow a 45% shooting percentage and a 39% average from behind the arc ranking them 17th and 29th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 53.3 rebounds a game which ranks 15th and they give up 22.4 assists per contest which puts them in 18th place in the league. The Wizards force 14.3 turnovers per game which ranks them 16th in the NBA.
The Knicks have an offensive rating of 104.7 and a defensive rating of 110.4. In terms of pace they average 96.4 possessions per 48 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 49%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 53% and they shoot 3 pointers on 27% of their shots. New York turns the ball over an average of 13.5 times per 100 possessions and they force 12.7 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 50%.
The Wizards rating on offense is 103 and they have a defensive rating of 107.4. They get 95.9 possessions per 48 minutes and they have an effective field goal percentage of 48%. 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 13.8 out of every 100 possessions and their opponents average 13.1 turnovers per 100 possessions. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the year is 51%.
New York Knicks Betting Trends
The New York Knicks are 4-6-0 against the spread
The New York Knicks are 4-6-0 against the over/under
Washington Wizards Betting Trends
The Washington Wizards are 3-6-0 against the spread
The Washington Wizards are 5-4-0 against the over/under
New York Knicks Injuries
11/16/16 F Lance Thomas Ankle "?" Thursday vs. Washington
Washington Wizards Injuries
11/16/16 G Bradley Beal Hamstring doubtful Thursday vs. New York
10/25/16 C Ian Mahinmi Knee out indefinitely
Tony's Pick: Take Washington -3.5
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