Wednesday, November 2, 2016
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The Toronto Raptors travel to Verizon Center to play the Washington Wizards on Wednesday, November 2, 2016. The Raptors come into this game with an overall record of 2-1. They are 2nd in the Atlantic Division. They currently have a point differential of 6 as they are averaging 101.7 points per game while giving up 95.7 per contest. The Wizards have an overall record of 0-2. They currently are 4th in the Southeast Division. They are averaging 101 points per game and surrendering 113, good for a point differential of -12.
Kyle Lowry comes into this contest averaging 18.7 points per game while playing 37.7 minutes per night so far this season for the Raptors. He pulls down 4 rebounds per game and dishes out 6.3 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 37% while his free throw percentage is currently at 85%. DeMar DeRozan averages 35 points per game in 37.3 minutes per contest this season. He averages 1.3 assists per contest and 5.3 rebounds per game for Toronto. His field goal percentage is 54% for the year while his free throw percentage is 91%.
John Wall averages 17 points per game while playing 33.5 minutes per contest this year for the Wizards. He grabs 3 rebounds per game and has 11.5 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 32% and his free throw percentage currently is at 92%. Bradley Beal averages 13.5 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 32 minutes per contest. He also averages 1.5 rebounds per contest and 2.5 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 38% and his free throw percentage is 100%.
Toronto averages 101.7 points per contest this season which ranks them 17th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is 6 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team which has them ranked 12th. Behind the arc they shoot 22% which is good for 29th in the league. They average 55.3 rebounds per game and 15 assists per game which ranks them 9th and 30th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 8th with 12.7 per game. The Raptors allow 95.7 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 6th in the league. They also allow a 41% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the arc ranking them 4th and 16th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 51.7 rebounds a game which ranks 9th and they give up 17 assists per contest which puts them in 3rd place in the league. They force 13.3 turnovers per game which ranks them 19th in the league.
Washington averages 101 points per game this year which ranks them 19th in the league. Their average scoring margin is -12 and their shooting percentage is 43% as a team which has them sitting in the 21st spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 24% which is good for 28th in the NBA. They average 49 rebounds per game and 22 assists per contest which ranks them 28th and 14th respectively. In the turnover department the Wizards rank 25th with 16.5 per game. The Wizards allow 113 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 28th in the league. They also allow a 47% shooting percentage and a 47% average from behind the arc ranking them 30th and 30th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 58 rebounds a game which ranks 24th and they give up 26 assists per contest which puts them in 28th place in the league. The Wizards force 17.5 turnovers per game which ranks them 4th in the NBA.
The Raptors have an offensive rating of 107.9 and a defensive rating of 101.5. In terms of pace they average 94.2 possessions per 48 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 46%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 52% and they shoot 3 pointers on 19% of their shots. Toronto turns the ball over an average of 11.4 times per 100 possessions and they force 12.5 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 47%.
The Wizards rating on offense is 99.4 and they have a defensive rating of 111.2. They get 96.5 possessions per 48 minutes and they have an effective field goal percentage of 46%. As a unit they have a true shooting percentage of 51% and they attempt 3 pointers on 25% of their shot attempts. Washington turns the ball over on 14.2 out of every 100 possessions and their opponents average 15.2 turnovers per 100 possessions. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the year is 55%.
Toronto Raptors Betting Trends
The Toronto Raptors are 1-2-0 against the spread
The Toronto Raptors are 2-1-0 against the over/under
Washington Wizards Betting Trends
The Washington Wizards are 0-2-0 against the spread
The Washington Wizards are 2-0-0 against the over/under
Toronto Raptors Injuries
10/31/16 C Lucas Nogueira Ankle "?" Wednesday vs. Washington
10/22/16 PG Delon Wright Shoulder out indefinitely
10/22/16 F Jared Sullinger Foot out indefinitely
Washington Wizards Injuries
10/25/16 C Ian Mahinmi Knee out indefinitely
Tony's Pick: Take Toronto
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