Monday, January 11, 2016
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The Washington Wizards travel to United Center to play the Chicago Bulls on Monday, January 11, 2016. The opening line for this game has Chicago as 8 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 207.5.
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The Wizards come into this game with an overall record of 16-19 and a road record of 8-8. They are 5th in the Southeast Division. They currently have a point differential of -3.1 as they are averaging 100.9 points per game while giving up 103.9 per contest. The Bulls have an overall record of 22-13 and a home record of 16-5. They currently are 2nd in the Central Division. They are averaging 102.2 points per game and surrendering 100.3, good for a point differential of 1.9.
John Wall comes into this contest averaging 19.7 points per game while playing 35.7 minutes per night so far this season for the Wizards. He pulls down 4.1 rebounds per game and dishes out 9.6 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 43% while his free throw percentage is currently at 78%. Otto Porter averages 12.5 points per game in 32.4 minutes per contest this season. He averages 2.2 assists per contest and 5.6 rebounds per game for Washington. His field goal percentage is 46% for the year while his free throw percentage is 79%.
Jimmy Butler averages 22.1 points per game while playing 37.9 minutes per contest this year for the Bulls. He grabs 4.9 rebounds per game and has 4 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 46% and his free throw percentage currently is at 83%. Pau Gasol averages 16.5 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 31.4 minutes per contest. He also averages 10.8 rebounds per contest and 3.1 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 46% and his free throw percentage is 80%.
Washington averages 100.9 points per contest this season which ranks them 18th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is -3.1 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team which has them ranked 11th. Behind the arc they shoot 37% which is good for 4th in the league. They average 48.5 rebounds per game and 23.5 assists per game which ranks them 28th and 6th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 20th with 15.1 per game. The Wizards allow 103.9 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 24th in the league. They also allow a 47% shooting percentage and a 38% average from behind the arc ranking them 29th and 29th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 52.3 rebounds a game which ranks 16th and they give up 22.5 assists per contest which puts them in 21st place in the league. They force 16.6 turnovers per game which ranks them 4th in the league.
Chicago averages 102.2 points per game this year which ranks them 10th in the league. Their average scoring margin is 1.9 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team which has them sitting in the 23rd spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 37% which is good for 5th in the NBA. They average 58.3 rebounds per game and 22.5 assists per contest which ranks them 2nd and 10th respectively. In the turnover department the Bulls rank 15th with 14.7 per game. The Bulls allow 100.3 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 13th in the league. They also allow a 42% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the arc ranking them 1st and 7th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 55.7 rebounds a game which ranks 28th and they give up 21.8 assists per contest which puts them in 16th place in the league. The Bulls force 12.4 turnovers per game which ranks them 29th in the NBA.
Washington Wizards Betting Trends
The Washington Wizards are 19-16-0 against the spread
The Washington Wizards are 20-15-0 against the over/under
Chicago Bulls Betting Trends
The Chicago Bulls are 15-20-0 against the spread
The Chicago Bulls are 16-19-0 against the over/under
Washington Wizards Injuries
12/23/15 G Alan Anderson Ankle out indefinitely
12/12/15 G Bradley Beal Leg expected to miss 2-4 weeks
01/10/16 PG John Wall Knee probable
01/10/16 F Kris Humphries Knee "?" Monday vs. Chicago
01/10/16 C Marcin Gortat Ear injured last game, "?" Monday vs. Chicago
01/10/16 F Nene Tricep "?" Monday vs. Chicago
Chicago Bulls Injuries
09/26/15 G Mike Dunleavy Back out indefinitely
01/10/16 C Joakim Noah Shoulder "?" Monday vs. Washington
Guy's Pick: Take Chicago
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