Monday, December 5, 2016
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The Washington Wizards travel to Barclays Center to play the Brooklyn Nets on Monday, December 5, 2016. The Wizards come into this game with an overall record of 6-12. They are 5th in the Southeast Division. They currently have a point differential of -2.9 as they are averaging 102.9 points per game while giving up 105.8 per contest. The Nets have an overall record of 5-14. They currently are 4th in the Atlantic Division. They are averaging 105.3 points per game and surrendering 114.2, good for a point differential of -8.8.
John Wall comes into this contest averaging 22.3 points per game while playing 35.5 minutes per night so far this season for the Wizards. He pulls down 4.4 rebounds per game and dishes out 9.6 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 44% while his free throw percentage is currently at 82%. Bradley Beal averages 21.7 points per game in 34.5 minutes per contest this season. He averages 2.9 assists per contest and 3.1 rebounds per game for Washington. His field goal percentage is 45% for the year while his free throw percentage is 81%.
Brook Lopez averages 19.6 points per game while playing 27.9 minutes per contest this year for the Nets. He grabs 5.2 rebounds per game and has 2.1 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 45% and his free throw percentage currently is at 81%. Sean Kilpatrick averages 16.2 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 27.2 minutes per contest. He also averages 4.6 rebounds per contest and 2.6 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 41% and his free throw percentage is 81%.
Washington averages 102.9 points per contest this season which ranks them 20th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is -2.9 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team which has them ranked 13th. Behind the arc they shoot 35% which is good for 17th in the league. They average 52 rebounds per game and 21.3 assists per game which ranks them 19th and 20th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 21st with 15.1 per game. The Wizards allow 105.8 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 20th in the league. They also allow a 46% shooting percentage and a 38% average from behind the arc ranking them 26th and 28th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 53.4 rebounds a game which ranks 20th and they give up 22.9 assists per contest which puts them in 22nd place in the league. They force 15.7 turnovers per game which ranks them 6th in the league.
Brooklyn averages 105.3 points per game this year which ranks them 10th in the league. Their average scoring margin is -8.8 and their shooting percentage is 43% as a team which has them sitting in the 26th spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 33% which is good for 25th in the NBA. They average 52.1 rebounds per game and 20.7 assists per contest which ranks them 17th and 23rd respectively. In the turnover department the Nets rank 28th with 16.7 per game. The Nets allow 114.2 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 30th in the league. They also allow a 47% shooting percentage and a 37% average from behind the arc ranking them 29th and 27th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 56.2 rebounds a game which ranks 30th and they give up 24.6 assists per contest which puts them in 29th place in the league. The Nets force 14.9 turnovers per game which ranks them 11th in the NBA.
The Wizards have an offensive rating of 105 and a defensive rating of 108. In terms of pace they average 96.3 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 25% of their shots. Washington turns the ball over an average of 13.5 times per 100 possessions and they force 14.1 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 52%.
The Nets rating on offense is 102.5 and they have a defensive rating of 111.1. They get 101.6 possessions per 48 minutes and they have an effective field goal percentage of 50%. As a unit they have a true shooting percentage of 54% and they attempt 3 pointers on 40% of their shot attempts. Brooklyn turns the ball over on 14.6 out of every 100 possessions and their opponents average 12.8 turnovers per 100 possessions. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the year is 53%.
Washington Wizards Betting Trends
The Washington Wizards are 7-11-0 against the spread
The Washington Wizards are 11-7-0 against the over/under
Brooklyn Nets Betting Trends
The Brooklyn Nets are 9-9-1 against the spread
The Brooklyn Nets are 13-6-0 against the over/under
Washington Wizards Injuries
12/04/16 C Ian Mahinmi Knee "?" Monday vs. Brooklyn
11/25/16 F Danuel House Wrist out indefinitely
Brooklyn Nets Injuries
12/04/16 F Trevor Booker Illness "?" Monday vs. Washington
11/03/16 PG Jeremy Lin Hamstring out indefinitely
10/22/16 G Caris LeVert Foot out indefinitely
Guy's Pick: Take Brooklyn +6.5
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