Friday, December 2, 2016
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The Washington Wizards travel to AT&T Center to play the San Antonio Spurs on Friday, December 2, 2016. The Wizards come into this game with an overall record of 6-11. They are 4th in the Southeast Division. They currently have a point differential of -2.9 as they are averaging 102.8 points per game while giving up 105.7 per contest. The Spurs have an overall record of 15-4. They currently are 1st in the Southwest Division. They are averaging 102.7 points per game and surrendering 97.8, good for a point differential of 4.9.
Bradley Beal comes into this contest averaging 21.6 points per game while playing 34.8 minutes per night so far this season for the Wizards. He pulls down 3.3 rebounds per game and dishes out 3.1 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 44% while his free throw percentage is currently at 81%. John Wall averages 22.6 points per game in 35.4 minutes per contest this season. He averages 9.3 assists per contest and 4.5 rebounds per game for Washington. His field goal percentage is 44% for the year while his free throw percentage is 82%.
Lamarcus Aldridge averages 17.5 points per game while playing 32.7 minutes per contest this year for the Spurs. He grabs 6.8 rebounds per game and has 1.6 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 47% and his free throw percentage currently is at 84%. Kawhi Leonard averages 24.4 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 33.9 minutes per contest. He also averages 6.1 rebounds per contest and 3 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 45% and his free throw percentage is 91%.
Washington averages 102.8 points per contest this season which ranks them 20th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is -2.9 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team which has them ranked 17th. Behind the arc they shoot 34% which is good for 19th in the league. They average 52.2 rebounds per game and 21.1 assists per game which ranks them 16th and 21st in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 19th with 14.8 per game. The Wizards allow 105.7 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 20th in the league. They also allow a 46% shooting percentage and a 38% average from behind the arc ranking them 26th and 27th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 53.9 rebounds a game which ranks 20th and they give up 22.7 assists per contest which puts them in 22nd place in the league. They force 15.7 turnovers per game which ranks them 5th in the league.
San Antonio averages 102.7 points per game this year which ranks them 21st in the league. Their average scoring margin is 4.9 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team which has them sitting in the 6th spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 40% which is good for 1st in the NBA. They average 49.4 rebounds per game and 22.5 assists per contest which ranks them 29th and 12th respectively. In the turnover department the Spurs rank 6th with 12.7 per game. The Spurs allow 97.8 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 3rd in the league. They also allow a 45% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the arc ranking them 17th and 10th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 48.1 rebounds a game which ranks 1st and they give up 21.5 assists per contest which puts them in 12th place in the league. The Spurs force 13.6 turnovers per game which ranks them 22nd in the NBA.
The Wizards have an offensive rating of 104.8 and a defensive rating of 107.8. In terms of pace they average 96.2 possessions per 48 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 49%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 53% and they shoot 3 pointers on 25% of their shots. Washington turns the ball over an average of 13.2 times per 100 possessions and they force 14.1 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 52%.
The Spurs rating on offense is 110.5 and they have a defensive rating of 105.3. They get 92.9 possessions per 48 minutes and they have an effective field goal percentage of 52%. As a unit they have a true shooting percentage of 57% and they attempt 3 pointers on 27% of their shot attempts. San Antonio turns the ball over on 12.2 out of every 100 possessions and their opponents average 13 turnovers per 100 possessions. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the year is 50%.
Washington Wizards Betting Trends
The Washington Wizards are 6-11-0 against the spread
The Washington Wizards are 10-7-0 against the over/under
San Antonio Spurs Betting Trends
The San Antonio Spurs are 10-9-0 against the spread
The San Antonio Spurs are 11-8-0 against the over/under
Washington Wizards Injuries
12/01/16 C Ian Mahinmi Knee "?" Friday vs. San Antonio
11/25/16 F Danuel House Wrist out indefinitely
San Antonio Spurs Injuries
No key injuries to report
Tony's Pick: Take San Antonio -9
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