Atlanta Hawks at Washington Wizards NBA Picks & Predictions 11/11/2017
Saturday, November 11, 2017
Capital One Arena
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The Atlanta Hawks travel to Capital One Arena to play the Washington Wizards on Saturday, November 11, 2017. The opening line for this matchup has Washington as 11 point favorites.
The Hawks come into this game with an overall record of 2-9. They are 5th in the Southeast Division. They currently have a point differential of -7.4 as they are averaging 103.1 points per game while giving up 110.5 per contest. The Wizards have an overall record of 6-5. They currently are 2nd in the Southeast Division. They are averaging 111.4 points per game and surrendering 108.3, good for a point differential of 3.1.
Valuable Atlanta Hawks Betting Trends
The Atlanta Hawks are 4-6-1 against the spread
The Atlanta Hawks are 6-5-0 against the over/under
Important Washington Wizards Betting Trends
The Washington Wizards are 5-6-0 against the spread
The Washington Wizards are 5-6-0 against the over/under
Key Atlanta Hawks Injuries
11/09/17 F Mike Muscala Ankle is downgraded to doubtful Friday vs. Detroit
10/29/17 PF Ersan Ilyasova Knee is out indefinitely
Key Washington Wizards Injuries
11/10/17 F Markieff Morris Ankle is probable Saturday vs. Atlanta
Kent Bazemore comes into this contest averaging 12.5 points per game while playing 29.3 minutes per night so far this season for the Hawks. He pulls down 4.5 rebounds per game and dishes out 3.6 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 36% while his free throw percentage is currently at 78%. Marco Belinelli averages 11.7 points per game in 25.7 minutes per contest this season. He averages 2.5 assists per contest and 2.1 rebounds per game for Atlanta. His field goal percentage is 40% for the year while his free throw percentage is 95%.
John Wall averages 21 points per game while playing 35.4 minutes per contest this year for the Wizards. He grabs 3.8 rebounds per game and has 10.2 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 42% and his free throw percentage currently is at 72%. Bradley Beal averages 25.1 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 34.8 minutes per contest. He also averages 4.6 rebounds per contest and 3.2 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 49% and his free throw percentage is 82%.
Useful Team Statistics
Atlanta averages 103.1 points per contest this season, which ranks them 23rd in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is -7.45 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team, which has them ranked 22nd. Behind the arc they shoot 38% which is good for 6th in the league. They average 41.9 rebounds per game and 21.1 assists per game, which ranks them 23rd and 20th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 18th with 15.4 per game. The Hawks allow 110.5 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 26th in the league. They also allow a 46% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc, ranking them 18th and 9th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 47.9 rebounds a game which ranks 29th and they give up 25.9 assists per contest, which puts them in 29th place in the league. They force 15.8 turnovers per game which ranks them 16th in the league.
Useful Team Statistics
Washington is 3rd in the league with 111.4 points per game this year. They are 10th in the league in shooting at 46%, while their average scoring margin is 3.09. They shoot 37% from 3-point range, which is good for 8th in the NBA. They are 17th in the league in rebounding with 43.1 boards per game, and 10th in assists per contest with 23. The Wizards are 17th in turnovers per game with 15.5. The Wizards surrender 108.3 points per contest, which ranks them 23rd in the NBA. Their defense is allowing a 47% shooting percentage and a 32% average from 3-point range, ranking them 22nd and 5th in those defensive statistics. They rank 15th with 22.5 assists allowed per contest and 16th with 44.4 rebounds surrendered per game. The Wizards are 27th in the NBA in forcing turnovers with 17.1 per game this season.
The Hawks are 24th in the NBA in offensive rating with 102.8, and their defensive rating of 110.2 is ranked 6th. In terms of pace they are 9th in the league with 100.3 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 50% is 22nd. As a team they are 21st in the NBA in true shooting percentage with 54% and they shoot 3-pointers on 31% of their shots, ranking 21st in the league. Atlanta is 17th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13.9 times per 100 possessions while forcing 13.8 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 52%, which is 12th in the league.
Washington is 21st in the league in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13.6 times per 100 possessions while forcing 15 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 52%, which is 17th in the NBA. The Wizards are 6th in the league in defensive rating with 106.7, and their offensive rating of 109.8 is ranked 13th. They are 8th in the NBA in pace with 100.5 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 52% is 13th. As a unit they are 7th in the league in true shooting percentage with 57% and they shoot 3-pointers on 30% of their shot attempts, ranking 22nd in the NBA.
Who will win tonight's Hawks/Wizards NBA game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Washington -11
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