Monday, February 29, 2016
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The Philadelphia 76ers travel to Verizon Center to play the Washington Wizards on Monday, February 29, 2016. The opening line for this game has Washington as 12.5 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 215.
The 76ers come into this game with an overall record of 8-50 and a road record of 3-27. They are 5th in the Atlantic Division. They currently have a point differential of -10.6 as they are averaging 95.8 points per game while giving up 106.4 per contest. Philadelphia is 1-10 against division opponents and they have a conference record of 2-32. They are 1-9 in their last 10 games. The Wizards have an overall record of 27-30 and a home record of 14-16. They currently are 4th in the Southeast Division. They are averaging 102.6 points per game and surrendering 104.5, good for a point differential of -1.9. Washington has a division record of 7-5 and a conference record of 19-18. In their last 10 games they are 6-4.
Jahlil Okafor comes into this contest averaging 17.3 points per game while playing 30.1 minutes per night so far this season for the 76ers. He pulls down 7.1 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.2 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 51% while his free throw percentage is currently at 69%. Nerlens Noel averages 10.8 points per game in 29.1 minutes per contest this season. He averages 1.7 assists per contest and 8.1 rebounds per game for Philadelphia. His field goal percentage is 53% for the year while his free throw percentage is 60%.
John Wall averages 19.8 points per game while playing 35.9 minutes per contest this year for the Wizards. He grabs 4.7 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 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 31.1 minutes per contest. He also averages 3.4 rebounds per contest and 2.9 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 46% and his free throw percentage is 75%.
Philadelphia averages 95.8 points per contest this season which ranks them 30th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is -10.6 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team which has them ranked 26th. Behind the arc they shoot 34% which is good for 25th in the league. They average 50.5 rebounds per game and 20.7 assists per game which ranks them 22nd and 22nd in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 30th with 17.8 per game. The 76ers allow 106.4 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 26th in the league. They also allow a 46% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc ranking them 23rd and 18th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 54.6 rebounds a game which ranks 26th and they give up 23.3 assists per contest which puts them in 24th place in the league. They force 15.2 turnovers per game which ranks them 10th in the league.
Washington averages 102.6 points per game this year which ranks them 11th in the league. Their average scoring margin is -1.9 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team which has them sitting in the 11th spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 36% which is good for 10th in the NBA. They average 49.3 rebounds per game and 23.8 assists per contest which ranks them 28th and 6th respectively. In the turnover department the Wizards rank 14th with 14.2 per game. The Wizards allow 104.5 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 29th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 52.6 rebounds a game which ranks 19th and they give up 22.7 assists per contest which puts them in 21st place in the league. The Wizards force 16.4 turnovers per game which ranks them 4th in the NBA.
The 76ers average 95 points per game on the road this season and they have scored 100 ppg in their past 3 contests. They have an average scoring differential of -10.8 on the road and in their past 3 games their difference is -12.7 per contest. The 76ers have an offensive rating of 97.4 and a defensive rating of 108.1. In terms of pace they average 97.7 possessions per 48 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 49%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 52% and they shoot 3 pointers on 31% of their shots. Philadelphia turns the ball over an average of 16.2 times per 100 possessions and they force 13.6 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 51%.
The Wizards score 103.5 ppg at home and they have averaged 105.3 points per contest in their last 3 games. They have an average scoring differential of 8 in their past 3 contests and at home this season they have a difference of -0.4 points per game. The Wizards rating on offense is 104.6 and they have a defensive rating of 106.5. They get 98.1 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 out of every 100 possessions and their opponents average 14.9 turnovers per 100 possessions. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the year is 52%.
Philadelphia 76ers Betting Trends
The Philadelphia 76ers are 26-31-1 against the spread
The Philadelphia 76ers are 30-27-1 against the over/under
Washington Wizards Betting Trends
The Washington Wizards are 30-27-0 against the spread
The Washington Wizards are 30-26-1 against the over/under
Philadelphia 76ers Injuries
10/23/15 C Joel Embiid Foot out for season
02/27/16 C Nerlens Noel Knee probable Sunday vs. Orlando
Washington Wizards Injuries
02/28/16 PG Gary Neal Thigh expected to miss Sunday vs. Cleveland
Guy's Pick: Take Washington
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