Monday, February 6, 2017
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The Cleveland Cavaliers head to Verizon Center to take on the Washington Wizards on Monday, February 6, 2017. The opening line for this game has Washington as 1 point favorites.
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The Cavaliers come into this game with an overall record of 34-15. They are 1st in the Central Division. They currently have a point differential of 5.1 as they are averaging 110.0 points per game while giving up 104.8 per contest. The Wizards have an overall record of 30-20. They currently are 1st in the Southeast Division. They are averaging 107.0 points per game and surrendering 104.7, good for a point differential of 2.3.
Kyrie Irving comes into this game averaging 24.2 points per contest while playing 35 minutes per night so far this year for the Cavaliers. He pulls down 3.4 rebounds per contest and dishes out 5.9 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 47% while his free throw percentage is currently at 89%. Lebron James averages 25.8 points per game in 37.5 minutes per contest this season. He averages 8.6 assists per contest and 8 rebounds per game for Cleveland. His field goal percentage is 53% for the year while his free throw percentage is 69%.
Bradley Beal averages 21.8 points per game while playing 34.3 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 47% and his free throw percentage currently is at 82%. John Wall averages 23 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 36.4 minutes per contest. He also averages 4.5 rebounds per contest and 10.4 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 46% and his free throw percentage is 81%.
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Cleveland averages 110 points per contest this season which ranks them 4th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is 5.1 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team which has them ranked 12th. Behind the arc they shoot 38% which is good for 3rd in the league. They average 53.8 rebounds per game and 22.1 assists per game which ranks them 5th and 18th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 15th with 13.9 per game. The Cavaliers allow 104.8 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 13th in the league. They also allow a 45% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the arc ranking them 14th and 13th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 51.5 rebounds a game which ranks 10th and they give up 24.1 assists per contest which puts them in 28th place in the league. They force 13.7 turnovers per game which ranks them 18th in the league.
Washington averages 107 points per game this year which ranks them 10th in the league. Their average scoring margin is 2.3 and their shooting percentage is 48% as a team which has them sitting in the 3rd spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 37% which is good for 6th in the NBA. They average 50.3 rebounds per game and 23.4 assists per contest which ranks them 24th and 10th respectively. In the turnover department the Wizards rank 20th with 14.3 per game. The Wizards allow 104.7 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 12th in the league. They also allow a 46% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the arc ranking them 20th and 17th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 51.1 rebounds a game which ranks 9th and they give up 22.7 assists per contest which puts them in 15th place in the league. The Wizards force 15.6 turnovers per game which ranks them 2nd in the NBA.
The Cavaliers have an offensive rating of 113 and a defensive rating of 107.7. In terms of pace they average 96.7 possessions per 48 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 53%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 57% and they shoot 3 pointers on 39% of their shots. Cleveland turns the ball over an average of 12.6 times per 100 possessions and they force 12.4 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 51%.
The Wizards rating on offense is 109.9 and they have a defensive rating of 107.5. They get 96.8 possessions per 48 minutes and they have an effective field goal percentage of 53%. 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 13.1 out of every 100 possessions and their opponents average 14.1 turnovers per 100 possessions. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the year is 52%.
Cleveland Cavaliers Betting Trends
The Cleveland Cavaliers are 21-26-2 against the spread
The Cleveland Cavaliers are 27-22-0 against the over/under
Washington Wizards Betting Trends
The Washington Wizards are 30-20-0 against the spread
The Washington Wizards are 30-20-0 against the over/under
Cleveland Cavaliers Injuries
12/21/16 G J.R. Smith Thumb out indefinitely
12/16/16 F Chris Andersen ACL out for season
02/05/17 PG Kyrie Irving Thigh missed last game, probable Monday vs. Washington
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 -1
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