Miami Heat at Washington Wizards NBA Picks & Parlay 11/17/2017
Friday, November 17, 2017
Capital One Arena
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The Miami Heat head to Capital One Arena to take on the Washington Wizards on Friday, November 17, 2017. The opening line for this game has Washington as 5 point favorites.
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The Heat come into this game with an overall record of 6-8. They are 3rd in the Southeast Division. They currently have a point differential of -1.7 as they are averaging 101.3 points per game while giving up 103.0 per contest. The Wizards have an overall mark of 9-5. They currently are 1st in the Southeast Division. They are averaging 110.7 points per contest and giving up 105.0, which is a point differential of 5.7.
Valuable Miami Heat Betting Trends
The Miami Heat are 4-8-2 against the spread
The Miami Heat are 6-7-1 against the over/under
Important Washington Wizards Betting Trends
The Washington Wizards are 8-6-0 against the spread
The Washington Wizards are 5-9-0 against the over/under
Key Miami Heat Injuries
10/14/17 G Rodney McGruder Tibia is out indefinitely
Key Washington Wizards Injuries
No key injuries to report
Dion Waiters averages 16.6 points per contest in 32.1 minutes per game this year. He averages 3.5 assists per game and 3 rebounds per contest for Miami. His field goal percentage is 43% for the season while his free throw percentage is 82%. Goran Dragic comes into this game averaging 19.9 points per contest while playing 34.5 minutes per night so far this year. He grabs 4.1 rebounds per contest and distributes 4.6 assists per game. His FG percentage is 48% while his free throw percentage is 82%.
Bradley Beal averages 23.9 points per game this year and he's on the court an average of 34.5 minutes per game. He also brings in 4.9 rebounds per game and 3.4 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 48% and his free throw percentage is 84%. John Wall has scored 20.8 points per contest while playing 34.1 minutes per game this season for the Wizards. He hauls in 3.8 rebounds per contest and has 9.4 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 44% and his free throw percentage is at 74%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Heat allow 103 points per contest which is 9th in the NBA. They also surrender a 44% shooting percentage and a 38% average from 3-point range, ranking them 8th and 22nd in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 44.7 rebounds a game which ranks 21st, and they allow 17.5 assists per game which puts them in 2nd place in the league. They force 14.4 turnovers per game which ranks them 6th in the NBA. Miami averages 101.3 points per contest this year, which is 26th in the league. Their average scoring margin is -1.71 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a unit, which has them ranked 20th. From 3-point territory they shoot 36%, which is good for 16th in the NBA. They average 43.1 boards per contest and 20.1 assists per game, which ranks them 18th and 24th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 6th with 16.6 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Wizards give up 105 points per game, which ranks them 14th in the league. Their defense is surrendering a 45% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 11th and 11th in those defensive statistics. They rank 11th with 21.4 dimes allowed per game and 12th with 42.6 boards surrendered per contest. The Wizards are 28th in the league in forcing turnovers with 17.1 per contest this year. Washington is 4th in the NBA with 110.7 points per contest this season. They are 8th in the league in shooting at 47%, while their average scoring margin is 5.71. They shoot 37% from beyond the arc, which is good for 11th in the league. They are 17th in the NBA in rebounding with 43.3 boards per contest and 14th in assists per game with 22.4. The Wizards are 15th in turnovers per contest with 15.6.
The Heat are 24th in the league in defensive rating with 105, and their offensive rating of 103.2 is ranked 23rd. They are 18th in the NBA in pace with 97.4 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 52% is 15th. As a unit they are 18th in the league in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 37% of their shot attempts, ranking 6th in the NBA. Miami is 4th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.3 times per 100 possessions while forcing 13.1 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 49%, which is 27th in the NBA.
Washington is 17th in the NBA in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13.8 times per 100 possessions while forcing 15.2 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 51%, which is 21st in the league. The Wizards are 4th in the NBA in offensive rating with 111.1, and their defensive rating of 105.4 is ranked 22nd. In terms of pace they are 13th in the league with 98.9 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 53% is 11th. As a team they are 7th in the NBA in true shooting percentage with 57% and they shoot 3-pointers on 31% of their shots, ranking 22nd in the league.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take Miami +5 and over 210.5 total points
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