Friday, January 15, 2016
Bankers Life Fieldhouse
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The Washington Wizards travel to Bankers Life Fieldhouse to play the Indiana Pacers on Friday, January 15, 2016. The opening line for this game has Indiana as 4 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 200.
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The Wizards come into this game with an overall record of 18-19 and a road record of 9-8. They are 4th in the Southeast Division. They currently have a point differential of -2.4 as they are averaging 101.4 points per game while giving up 103.7 per contest. The Pacers have an overall record of 22-17 and a home record of 13-5. They currently are 3rd in the Central Division. They are averaging 102.1 points per game and surrendering 98.4, good for a point differential of 3.7.
John Wall comes into this contest averaging 19.6 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 32.1 minutes per contest this season. He averages 2.1 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 78%.
Paul George averages 24.1 points per game while playing 35.6 minutes per contest this year for the Pacers. He grabs 7.6 rebounds per game and has 3.8 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 41% and his free throw percentage currently is at 84%. George Hill averages 12.6 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 35.1 minutes per contest. He also averages 3.9 rebounds per contest and 3.2 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 44% and his free throw percentage is 74%.
Washington averages 101.4 points per contest this season which ranks them 13th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is -2.4 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team which has them ranked 10th. Behind the arc they shoot 37% which is good for 4th in the league. They average 48.4 rebounds per game and 23.8 assists per game which ranks them 28th and 5th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 19th with 15 per game. The Wizards allow 103.7 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 52.4 rebounds a game which ranks 17th and they give up 22.4 assists per contest which puts them in 21st place in the league. They force 16.8 turnovers per game which ranks them 4th in the league.
Indiana averages 102.1 points per game this year which ranks them 11th in the league. Their average scoring margin is 3.7 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team which has them sitting in the 16th spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 36% which is good for 13th in the NBA. They average 52.7 rebounds per game and 20.3 assists per contest which ranks them 10th and 24th respectively. In the turnover department the Pacers rank 24th with 15.4 per game. The Pacers allow 98.4 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 6th in the league. They also allow a 44% shooting percentage and a 32% average from behind the arc ranking them 9th and 5th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 53.9 rebounds a game which ranks 25th and they give up 20 assists per contest which puts them in 4th place in the league. The Pacers force 16.7 turnovers per game which ranks them 5th in the NBA.
Washington Wizards Betting Trends
The Washington Wizards are 20-17-0 against the spread
The Washington Wizards are 21-15-1 against the over/under
Indiana Pacers Betting Trends
The Indiana Pacers are 22-17-0 against the spread
The Indiana Pacers are 17-22-0 against the over/under
Washington Wizards Injuries
12/23/15 G Alan Anderson Ankle out indefinitely
01/14/16 G Bradley Beal Rest "?" Friday vs. Indiana
01/14/16 F Kris Humphries Knee "?" Friday vs. Indiana
01/14/16 C Marcin Gortat Knee "?" Friday vs. Indiana
01/14/16 F Otto Porter Hip injured last game, "?" Friday vs. Indiana
Indiana Pacers Injuries
01/14/16 C Ian Mahinmi Facial probable Friday vs. Washington
01/14/16 PG Rodney Stuckey Foot "?" Friday vs. Washington
Josh's Pick: Take Washington
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