Monday, November 21, 2016
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The Phoenix Suns travel to Verizon Center to play the Washington Wizards on Monday, November 21, 2016. The Suns come into this game with an overall record of 4-10. They are 5th in the Pacific Division. They currently have a point differential of -6.5 as they are averaging 108.4 points per game while giving up 114.9 per contest. The Wizards have an overall record of 3-9. They currently are 5th in the Southeast Division. They are averaging 102.6 points per game and surrendering 106.0, good for a point differential of -3.4.
Eric Bledsoe comes into this contest averaging 17.4 points per game while playing 31.5 minutes per night so far this season for the Suns. He pulls down 5.5 rebounds per game and dishes out 5 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 46% while his free throw percentage is currently at 78%. Devin Booker averages 19.2 points per game in 33 minutes per contest this season. He averages 2.5 assists per contest and 2.8 rebounds per game for Phoenix. His field goal percentage is 41% for the year while his free throw percentage is 83%.
John Wall averages 24 points per game while playing 33.1 minutes per contest this year for the Wizards. He grabs 4 rebounds per game and has 8.3 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 47% and his free throw percentage currently is at 81%. Otto Porter averages 14.9 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 35.3 minutes per contest. He also averages 8.2 rebounds per contest and 1.5 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 50% and his free throw percentage is 80%.
Phoenix averages 108.4 points per contest this season which ranks them 6th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is -6.5 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team which has them ranked 16th. Behind the arc they shoot 31% which is good for 29th in the league. They average 55.2 rebounds per game and 19.1 assists per game which ranks them 7th and 27th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 22nd with 15.2 per game. The Suns allow 114.9 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 30th in the league. They also allow a 47% shooting percentage and a 39% average from behind the arc ranking them 28th and 28th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 55.1 rebounds a game which ranks 25th and they give up 23.6 assists per contest which puts them in 24th place in the league. They force 16.2 turnovers per game which ranks them 5th in the league.
Washington averages 102.6 points per game this year which ranks them 19th in the league. Their average scoring margin is -3.4 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team which has them sitting in the 11th spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 35% which is good for 11th in the NBA. They average 51.2 rebounds per game and 19.9 assists per contest which ranks them 19th and 23rd respectively. In the turnover department the Wizards rank 19th with 14.8 per game. The Wizards allow 106 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 20th in the league. They also allow a 46% shooting percentage and a 39% average from behind the arc ranking them 25th and 29th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 52.9 rebounds a game which ranks 17th and they give up 23 assists per contest which puts them in 20th place in the league. The Wizards force 14.9 turnovers per game which ranks them 10th in the NBA.
The Suns have an offensive rating of 103.7 and a defensive rating of 109.9. In terms of pace they average 102.2 possessions per 48 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 48%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 53% and they shoot 3 pointers on 24% of their shots. Phoenix turns the ball over an average of 12.9 times per 100 possessions and they force 13.9 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 52%.
The Wizards rating on offense is 106 and they have a defensive rating of 109.6. They get 95.9 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 13.3 out of every 100 possessions and their opponents average 13.6 turnovers per 100 possessions. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the year is 53%.
Phoenix Suns Betting Trends
The Phoenix Suns are 8-6-0 against the spread
The Phoenix Suns are 11-3-0 against the over/under
Washington Wizards Betting Trends
The Washington Wizards are 4-8-0 against the spread
The Washington Wizards are 8-4-0 against the over/under
Phoenix Suns Injuries
11/20/16 G Devin Booker Ankle probable Monday vs. Washington
11/20/16 F TJ Warren Illness "?" Monday vs. Washington
11/20/16 C Tyson Chandler Personal "?" Monday vs. Washington
Washington Wizards Injuries
11/20/16 F Markieff Morris Ankle injured last game, probable Monday vs. Phoenix
10/25/16 C Ian Mahinmi Knee out indefinitely
Josh's Pick: Take Washington +1.5
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