Monday, December 12, 2016
American Airlines Arena
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The Washington Wizards travel to American Airlines Arena to play the Miami Heat on Monday, December 12, 2016. The Wizards come into this game with an overall record of 9-13. They are 3rd in the Southeast Division. They currently have a point differential of -2.0 as they are averaging 104.0 points per game while giving up 106.0 per contest. The Heat have an overall record of 7-17. They currently are 5th in the Southeast Division. They are averaging 96.8 points per game and surrendering 100.5, good for a point differential of -3.7.
John Wall comes into this contest averaging 23.6 points per game while playing 36.2 minutes per night so far this season for the Wizards. He pulls down 4.3 rebounds per game and dishes out 9.6 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 45% while his free throw percentage is currently at 83%. Bradley Beal averages 21.5 points per game in 34.9 minutes per contest this season. He averages 3.3 assists per contest and 2.9 rebounds per game for Washington. His field goal percentage is 44% for the year while his free throw percentage is 79%.
Goran Dragic averages 18 points per game while playing 33.5 minutes per contest this year for the Heat. He grabs 3.8 rebounds per game and has 6.6 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 45% and his free throw percentage currently is at 80%. Hassan Whiteside averages 17.3 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 33.3 minutes per contest. He also averages 14.3 rebounds per contest and 0.7 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 54% and his free throw percentage is 54%.
Washington averages 104 points per contest this season which ranks them 17th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is -2 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team which has them ranked 11th. Behind the arc they shoot 36% which is good for 11th in the league. They average 51 rebounds per game and 21.8 assists per game which ranks them 22nd and 18th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 19th with 14.6 per game. The Wizards allow 106 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 20th in the league. They also allow a 47% shooting percentage and a 38% average from behind the arc ranking them 26th and 28th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 53.5 rebounds a game which ranks 20th and they give up 23.1 assists per contest which puts them in 22nd place in the league. They force 16.6 turnovers per game which ranks them 1st in the league.
Miami averages 96.8 points per game this year which ranks them 28th in the league. Their average scoring margin is -3.7 and their shooting percentage is 43% as a team which has them sitting in the 27th spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 33% which is good for 24th in the NBA. They average 53.9 rebounds per game and 20.1 assists per contest which ranks them 7th and 26th respectively. In the turnover department the Heat rank 8th with 12.9 per game. The Heat allow 100.5 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 8th in the league. They also allow a 45% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc ranking them 11th and 13th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 53.9 rebounds a game which ranks 23rd and they give up 20.4 assists per contest which puts them in 3rd place in the league. The Heat force 13.2 turnovers per game which ranks them 22nd in the NBA.
The Wizards have an offensive rating of 106 and a defensive rating of 108. In terms of pace they average 96.7 possessions per 48 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 50%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 54% and they shoot 3 pointers on 25% of their shots. Washington turns the ball over an average of 13.1 times per 100 possessions and they force 15 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 53%.
The Heat rating on offense is 102.9 and they have a defensive rating of 106.9. They get 93.7 possessions per 48 minutes and they have an effective field goal percentage of 48%. As a unit they have a true shooting percentage of 51% and they attempt 3 pointers on 29% of their shot attempts. Miami turns the ball over on 11.9 out of every 100 possessions and their opponents average 12.3 turnovers per 100 possessions. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the year is 49%.
Washington Wizards Betting Trends
The Washington Wizards are 9-13-0 against the spread
The Washington Wizards are 14-8-0 against the over/under
Miami Heat Betting Trends
The Miami Heat are 11-13-0 against the spread
The Miami Heat are 11-13-0 against the over/under
Washington Wizards Injuries
12/09/16 C Ian Mahinmi Knee out indefinitely
11/25/16 F Danuel House Wrist out indefinitely
Miami Heat Injuries
12/11/16 F James Johnson Shoulder "?" Monday vs. Washington
12/11/16 F Justise Winslow Wrist is downgraded to doubtful Monday vs. Washington
12/11/16 F Luke Babbitt Hip doubtful Monday vs. Washington
11/30/16 G Dion Waiters Groin expected to miss 2-4 weeks
10/22/16 F Chris Bosh Blood Clot out for season
Guy's Pick: Take Miami +1
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