Tuesday, January 10, 2017
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The Chicago Bulls travel to Verizon Center to play the Washington Wizards on Tuesday, January 10, 2017. The Bulls come into this game with an overall record of 19-18. They are 3rd in the Central Division. They currently have a point differential of 0.6 as they are averaging 101.8 points per game while giving up 101.2 per contest. The Wizards have an overall record of 18-18. They currently are 3rd in the Southeast Division. They are averaging 105.4 points per game and surrendering 106.0, good for a point differential of -0.6.
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Dwyane Wade comes into this contest averaging 18.6 points per game while playing 30.5 minutes per night so far this season for the Bulls. He pulls down 4.1 rebounds per game and dishes out 3.8 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 43% while his free throw percentage is currently at 82%. Jimmy Butler averages 25.6 points per game in 36.9 minutes per contest this season. He averages 4.5 assists per contest and 6.9 rebounds per game for Chicago. His field goal percentage is 45% for the year while his free throw percentage is 88%.
Bradley Beal averages 22.2 points per game while playing 34.4 minutes per contest this year for the Wizards. He grabs 2.8 rebounds per game and has 3.6 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 46% and his free throw percentage currently is at 81%. John Wall averages 23.1 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 36.5 minutes per contest. He also averages 4.4 rebounds per contest and 10.1 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 47% and his free throw percentage is 82%.
Chicago averages 101.8 points per contest this season which ranks them 23rd in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is 0.6 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team which has them ranked 27th. Behind the arc they shoot 32% which is good for 30th in the league. They average 55.6 rebounds per game and 21.1 assists per game which ranks them 2nd and 22nd in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 12th with 13.5 per game. The Bulls allow 101.2 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 6th in the league. They also allow a 45% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the arc ranking them 17th and 18th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 49.9 rebounds a game which ranks 6th and they give up 23.8 assists per contest which puts them in 26th place in the league. They force 13.1 turnovers per game which ranks them 25th in the league.
Washington averages 105.4 points per game this year which ranks them 14th in the league. Their average scoring margin is -0.6 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a team which has them sitting in the 4th spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 36% which is good for 14th in the NBA. They average 49.5 rebounds per game and 22.9 assists per contest which ranks them 26th and 9th respectively. In the turnover department the Wizards rank 20th with 14.7 per game. The Wizards allow 106 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 22nd in the league. They also allow a 47% shooting percentage and a 38% average from behind the arc ranking them 26th and 27th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 51 rebounds a game which ranks 9th and they give up 23.4 assists per contest which puts them in 22nd place in the league. The Wizards force 15.8 turnovers per game which ranks them 3rd in the NBA.
The Bulls have an offensive rating of 107.6 and a defensive rating of 107. In terms of pace they average 94.3 possessions per 48 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 47%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 52% and they shoot 3 pointers on 24% of their shots. Chicago turns the ball over an average of 12.2 times per 100 possessions and they force 12.1 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 50%.
The Wizards rating on offense is 108.1 and they have a defensive rating of 108.7. They get 96.7 possessions per 48 minutes and they have an effective field goal percentage of 52%. As a unit they have a true shooting percentage of 56% and they attempt 3 pointers on 27% of their shot attempts. Washington turns the ball over on 13.4 out of every 100 possessions and their opponents average 14.4 turnovers per 100 possessions. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the year is 53%.
Chicago Bulls Betting Trends
The Chicago Bulls are 18-19-0 against the spread
The Chicago Bulls are 14-23-0 against the over/under
Washington Wizards Betting Trends
The Washington Wizards are 19-17-0 against the spread
The Washington Wizards are 23-13-0 against the over/under
Chicago Bulls Injuries
01/04/17 G Denzel Valentine Ankle out indefinitely
Washington Wizards Injuries
12/09/16 C Ian Mahinmi Knee out indefinitely
11/25/16 F Danuel House Wrist out indefinitely
Tony's Pick: Take Washington
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