Tuesday, March 29, 2016
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The Washington Wizards travel to Oracle Arena to play the Golden State Warriors on Tuesday, March 29, 2016. The opening line for this game has Golden State as 13.5 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 228.5.
The Wizards come into this game with an overall record of 36-37 and a road record of 17-18. They are 4th in the Southeast Division. They currently have a point differential of -0.9 as they are averaging 103.5 points per game while giving up 104.4 per contest. Washington is 8-6 against division opponents and they have a conference record of 26-21. They are 6-4 in their last 10 games. The Warriors have an overall record of 66-7 and a home record of 35-0. They currently are 1st in the Pacific Division. They are averaging 115.5 points per game and surrendering 104.3, good for a point differential of 11.1. Golden State has a division record of 15-1 and a conference record of 40-5. In their last 10 games they are 9-1.
John Wall comes into this contest averaging 20.2 points per game while playing 36.1 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 43% while his free throw percentage is currently at 79%. Bradley Beal averages 17.4 points per game in 31 minutes per contest this season. He averages 2.9 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%.
Stephen Curry averages 30 points per game while playing 33.9 minutes per contest this year for the Warriors. He grabs 5.4 rebounds per game and has 6.6 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 51% and his free throw percentage currently is at 90%. Draymond Green averages 13.8 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 34.5 minutes per contest. He also averages 9.6 rebounds per contest and 7.4 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 48% and his free throw percentage is 69%.
Washington averages 103.5 points per contest this season which ranks them 10th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is -0.9 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team which has them ranked 11th. Behind the arc they shoot 36% which is good for 7th in the league. They average 50.3 rebounds per game and 24.1 assists per game which ranks them 24th and 6th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 16th with 14.4 per game. The Wizards allow 104.4 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 27th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 51.9 rebounds a game which ranks 13th and they give up 22.4 assists per contest which puts them in 18th place in the league. They force 16.3 turnovers per game which ranks them 3rd in the league.
Golden State averages 115.5 points per game this year which ranks them 1st in the league. Their average scoring margin is 11.1 and their shooting percentage is 49% as a team which has them sitting in the 2nd spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 42% which is good for 1st in the NBA. They average 53.8 rebounds per game and 29.2 assists per contest which ranks them 5th and 1st respectively. In the turnover department the Warriors rank 23rd with 15 per game. The Warriors allow 104.3 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 20th in the league. They also allow a 44% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the arc ranking them 3rd and 4th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 52.5 rebounds a game which ranks 19th and they give up 22 assists per contest which puts them in 15th place in the league. The Warriors force 14.6 turnovers per game which ranks them 15th in the NBA.
The Wizards average 101.4 points per game on the road this season and they have scored 110.3 ppg in their past 3 contests. They have an average scoring differential of -3.6 on the road and in their past 3 games their difference is -3.7 per contest. The Wizards have an offensive rating of 105 and a defensive rating of 105.9. In terms of pace they average 98.1 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 13.2 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 Warriors score 116.3 ppg at home and they have averaged 119.7 points per contest in their last 3 games. They have an average scoring differential of 12 in their past 3 contests and at home this season they have a difference of 15.3 points per game. The Warriors rating on offense is 115 and they have a defensive rating of 103.9. They get 99.5 possessions per 48 minutes and they have an effective field goal percentage of 56%. As a unit they have a true shooting percentage of 59% and they attempt 3 pointers on 36% of their shot attempts. Golden State turns the ball over on 13.4 out of every 100 possessions and their opponents average 12.7 turnovers per 100 possessions. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the year is 48%.
Washington Wizards Betting Trends
The Washington Wizards are 37-36-0 against the spread
The Washington Wizards are 38-33-2 against the over/under
Golden State Warriors Betting Trends
The Golden State Warriors are 38-32-3 against the spread
The Golden State Warriors are 41-31-1 against the over/under
Washington Wizards Injuries
03/28/16 G Bradley Beal Ankle injured last game, probable Tuesday vs. Golden State
03/27/16 G Alan Anderson Groin "?" Tuesday vs Golden State
03/27/16 F Markieff Morris Calf "?" Tuesday vs Golden State
Golden State Warriors Injuries
03/28/16 G Brandon Rush Knee injured last game, "?" Tuesday vs. Washington
03/12/16 G Andre Iguodala Ankle expected to miss 2-4 weeks
02/06/16 C Festus Ezeli Knee out indefinitely
Josh's Pick: Take Golden State
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