Monday, April 11, 2016
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The Washington Wizards travel to Barclays Center to play the Brooklyn Nets on Monday, April 11, 2016. The opening line for this game has Washington as 5 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 208.5.
The Wizards come into this game with an overall record of 38-41 and a road record of 18-22. They are 4th in the Southeast Division. They currently have a point differential of -1 as they are averaging 103.7 points per game while giving up 104.7 per contest. Washington is 8-6 against division opponents and they have a conference record of 27-22. They are 4-6 in their last 10 games. The Nets have an overall record of 21-58 and a home record of 14-25. They currently are 4th in the Atlantic Division. They are averaging 98.4 points per game and surrendering 105.6, good for a point differential of -7.1. Brooklyn has a division record of 6-9 and a conference record of 12-37. In their last 10 games they are 2-8.
John Wall comes into this contest averaging 19.9 points per game while playing 36.2 minutes per night so far this season for the Wizards. He pulls down 4.9 rebounds per game and dishes out 10.2 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 42% while his free throw percentage is currently at 79%. Bradley Beal averages 17.7 points per game in 31.5 minutes per contest this season. He averages 3 assists per contest and 3.5 rebounds per game for Washington. His field goal percentage is 45% for the year while his free throw percentage is 77%.
Bojan Bogdanovic averages 10.9 points per game while playing 26.6 minutes per contest this year for the Nets. He grabs 3.2 rebounds per game and has 1.3 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 43% and his free throw percentage currently is at 83%. Wayne Ellington averages 7.9 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 21.2 minutes per contest. He also averages 2.3 rebounds per contest and 1.1 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 40% and his free throw percentage is 85%.
Washington averages 103.7 points per contest this season which ranks them 10th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is -1 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team which has them ranked 10th. Behind the arc they shoot 36% which is good for 11th in the league. They average 50.5 rebounds per game and 24.4 assists per game which ranks them 22nd and 5th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 16th with 14.4 per game. The Wizards allow 104.7 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 21st in the league. They also allow a 46% shooting percentage and a 37% average from behind the arc ranking them 25th and 26th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 52.2 rebounds a game which ranks 14th and they give up 22.5 assists per contest which puts them in 20th place in the league. They force 16.2 turnovers per game which ranks them 4th in the league.
Brooklyn averages 98.4 points per game this year which ranks them 27th in the league. Their average scoring margin is -7.1 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team which has them sitting in the 13th spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 35% which is good for 13th in the NBA. They average 49.8 rebounds per game and 22.2 assists per contest which ranks them 27th and 16th respectively. In the turnover department the Nets rank 21st with 14.9 per game. The Nets allow 105.6 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 23rd in the league. They also allow a 48% shooting percentage and a 37% average from behind the arc ranking them 30th and 25th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 50.1 rebounds a game which ranks 7th and they give up 24.3 assists per contest which puts them in 27th place in the league. The Nets force 14.2 turnovers per game which ranks them 16th in the NBA.
The Wizards average 101.7 points per game on the road this season and they have scored 109.7 ppg in their past 3 contests. They have an average scoring differential of -3.9 on the road and in their past 3 games their difference is 0 per contest. The Wizards have an offensive rating of 105.1 and a defensive rating of 106.1. In terms of pace they average 98.3 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 14.7 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 52%.
The Nets score 98.7 ppg at home and they have averaged 96.3 points per contest in their last 3 games. They have an average scoring differential of -17 in their past 3 contests and at home this season they have a difference of -4.9 points per game. The Nets rating on offense is 103.1 and they have a defensive rating of 110.6. They get 95.1 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 21% of their shot attempts. Brooklyn turns the ball over on 13.8 out of every 100 possessions and their opponents average 13.1 turnovers per 100 possessions. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the year is 53%.
Washington Wizards Betting Trends
The Washington Wizards are 40-39-0 against the spread
The Washington Wizards are 42-35-2 against the over/under
Brooklyn Nets Betting Trends
The Brooklyn Nets are 37-40-2 against the spread
The Brooklyn Nets are 39-39-1 against the over/under
Washington Wizards Injuries
04/09/16 PG John Wall Knee doubtful Sunday vs. Charlotte
Brooklyn Nets Injuries
04/06/16 F Willie Reed Personal out for season
04/03/16 C Brook Lopez None out for season
04/03/16 F Thaddeus Young None out for season
01/03/16 PG Jarrett Jack Knee out for season
Guy's Pick: Take Brooklyn
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