Friday, February 10, 2017
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The Indiana Pacers travel to Verizon Center to play the Washington Wizards on Friday, February 10, 2017. The opening line for this matchup has Washington as 5 point favorites.
The Pacers come into this game with an overall record of 29-23. They are 2nd in the Central Division. They currently have a point differential of -0.1 as they are averaging 105.7 points per game while giving up 105.8 per contest. The Wizards have an overall record of 31-21. They currently are 1st in the Southeast Division. They are averaging 107.7 points per game and surrendering 105.5, good for a point differential of 2.2.
Jeff Teague comes into this contest averaging 15.9 points per game while playing 32.7 minutes per night so far this season for the Pacers. He pulls down 4.1 rebounds per game and dishes out 8.2 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 45% while his free throw percentage is currently at 85%. Paul George averages 22.5 points per game in 35.6 minutes per contest this season. He averages 3.4 assists per contest and 6.2 rebounds per game for Indiana. His field goal percentage is 45% for the year while his free throw percentage is 92%.
Bradley Beal averages 22.4 points per game while playing 34.6 minutes per contest this year for the Wizards. He grabs 3 rebounds per game and has 3.7 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 36.7 minutes per contest. He also averages 4.5 rebounds per contest and 10.5 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 45% and his free throw percentage is 82%.
Indiana averages 105.7 points per contest this season which ranks them 13th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is -0.1 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team which has them ranked 9th. Behind the arc they shoot 37% which is good for 6th in the league. They average 41.5 rebounds per game and 22.4 assists per game which ranks them 27th and 15th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 16th with 14 per game. The Pacers allow 105.8 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 19th in the league. They also allow a 45% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc ranking them 7th and 6th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 53 rebounds a game which ranks 23rd and they give up 22.8 assists per contest which puts them in 16th place in the league. They force 15.6 turnovers per game which ranks them 2nd in the league.
Washington averages 107.7 points per game this year which ranks them 8th in the league. Their average scoring margin is 2.19 and their shooting percentage is 48% as a team which has them sitting in the 4th spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 37% which is good for 7th in the NBA. They average 43.2 rebounds per game and 23.5 assists per contest which ranks them 19th and 8th respectively. In the turnover department the Wizards rank 13th with 14.3 per game. The Wizards allow 105.5 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 15th in the league. They also allow a 46% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the arc ranking them 19th and 16th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 51.4 rebounds a game which ranks 11th and they give up 22.8 assists per contest which puts them in 17th place in the league. The Wizards force 15.7 turnovers per game which ranks them 1st in the NBA.
The Pacers have an offensive rating of 107.6 and a defensive rating of 107.7. In terms of pace they average 97.3 possessions per 48 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 51%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 56% and they shoot 3 pointers on 27% of their shots. Indiana turns the ball over an average of 12.9 times per 100 possessions and they force 14 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 51%.
The Wizards rating on offense is 110.1 and they have a defensive rating of 107.9. 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 12.9 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%.
Indiana Pacers Betting Trends
The Indiana Pacers are 23-29-0 against the spread
The Indiana Pacers are 27-25-0 against the over/under
Washington Wizards Betting Trends
The Washington Wizards are 30-22-0 against the spread
The Washington Wizards are 32-20-0 against the over/under
Indiana Pacers Injuries
02/09/17 F Thaddeus Young Wrist "?" Friday vs. Washington
Washington Wizards Injuries
11/25/16 F Danuel House Wrist out indefinitely
02/09/17 F Markieff Morris Calf "?" Friday vs. Indiana
Tony's Pick: Take Washington -5
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