Monday, March 21, 2016
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The Washington Wizards travel to Philips Arena to play the Atlanta Hawks on Monday, March 21, 2016. The opening line for this game has Atlanta as 7 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 208.
The Wizards come into this game with an overall record of 34-35 and a road record of 15-18. They are 4th in the Southeast Division. They currently have a point differential of -1 as they are averaging 103 points per game while giving up 104 per contest. Washington is 7-5 against division opponents and they have a conference record of 25-20. They are 5-5 in their last 10 games. The Hawks have an overall record of 41-29 and a home record of 23-12. They currently are 1st in the Southeast Division. They are averaging 102.6 points per game and surrendering 98.8, good for a point differential of 3.8. Atlanta has a division record of 7-6 and a conference record of 23-18. In their last 10 games they are 8-2.
John Wall comes into this contest averaging 20.1 points per game while playing 36 minutes per night so far this season for the Wizards. He pulls down 5 rebounds per game and dishes out 10 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 43% while his free throw percentage is currently at 79%. Bradley Beal averages 17.6 points per game in 30.6 minutes per contest this season. He averages 2.8 assists per contest and 3.4 rebounds per game for Washington. His field goal percentage is 45% for the year while his free throw percentage is 76%.
Jeff Teague averages 14.9 points per game while playing 28.3 minutes per contest this year for the Hawks. He grabs 2.7 rebounds per game and has 5.9 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 43% and his free throw percentage currently is at 84%. Paul Millsap averages 17.3 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 32.6 minutes per contest. He also averages 8.7 rebounds per contest and 3.3 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 47% and his free throw percentage is 75%.
Washington averages 103 points per contest this season which ranks them 13th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is -1 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team which has them ranked 12th. Behind the arc they shoot 36% which is good for 11th in the league. They average 50 rebounds per game and 23.9 assists per game which ranks them 25th and 6th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 15th with 14.4 per game. The Wizards allow 104 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 20th in the league. They also allow a 46% shooting percentage and a 37% average from behind the arc ranking them 22nd and 28th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 52.3 rebounds a game which ranks 17th and they give up 22.2 assists per contest which puts them in 18th place in the league. They force 16.4 turnovers per game which ranks them 4th in the league.
Atlanta averages 102.6 points per game this year which ranks them 14th in the league. Their average scoring margin is 3.8 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team which has them sitting in the 10th spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 35% which is good for 16th in the NBA. They average 48.8 rebounds per game and 25.6 assists per contest which ranks them 30th and 2nd respectively. In the turnover department the Hawks rank 23rd with 15 per game. The Hawks allow 98.8 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 6th in the league. They also allow a 43% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the arc ranking them 2nd and 4th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 54.6 rebounds a game which ranks 25th and they give up 22 assists per contest which puts them in 16th place in the league. The Hawks force 16.5 turnovers per game which ranks them 3rd in the NBA.
The Wizards average 100.9 points per game on the road this season and they have scored 105 ppg in their past 3 contests. They have an average scoring differential of -4.7 on the road and in their past 3 games their difference is 12 per contest. The Wizards have an offensive rating of 104.6 and a defensive rating of 105.7. In terms of pace they average 98.2 possessions per 48 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 51%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 54% and they shoot 3 pointers on 28% of their shots. Washington turns the ball over an average of 13.1 times per 100 possessions and they force 14.9 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 52%.
The Hawks score 103.4 ppg at home and they have averaged 114.3 points per contest in their last 3 games. They have an average scoring differential of 11.3 in their past 3 contests and at home this season they have a difference of 6.2 points per game. The Hawks rating on offense is 105.2 and they have a defensive rating of 101.3. They get 96.8 possessions per 48 minutes and they have an effective field goal percentage of 52%. As a unit they have a true shooting percentage of 55% and they attempt 3 pointers on 33% of their shot attempts. Atlanta turns the ball over on 13.9 out of every 100 possessions and their opponents average 14.8 turnovers per 100 possessions. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the year is 48%.
Washington Wizards Betting Trends
The Washington Wizards are 35-34-0 against the spread
The Washington Wizards are 35-32-2 against the over/under
Atlanta Hawks Betting Trends
The Atlanta Hawks are 36-32-2 against the spread
The Atlanta Hawks are 33-37-0 against the over/under
Washington Wizards Injuries
No key injuries to report
Atlanta Hawks Injuries
02/17/16 F Tiago Splitter Hip out for season
Tony's Pick: Take Atlanta
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