Saturday, January 14, 2017
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The Philadelphia 76ers travel to Verizon Center to play the Washington Wizards on Saturday, January 14, 2017. The 76ers come into this game with an overall record of 11-25. They are 4th in the Atlantic Division. They currently have a point differential of -6.4 as they are averaging 99.2 points per game while giving up 105.6 per contest. The Wizards have an overall record of 19-19. They currently are 3rd in the Southeast Division. They are averaging 105.4 points per game and surrendering 106.1, good for a point differential of -0.7.
Ersan Ilyasova comes into this contest averaging 14.3 points per game while playing 27.4 minutes per night so far this season for the 76ers. He pulls down 6.3 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.6 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 45% while his free throw percentage is currently at 81%. Joel Embiid averages 19.4 points per game in 25.1 minutes per contest this season. He averages 2 assists per contest and 7.5 rebounds per game for Philadelphia. His field goal percentage is 46% for the year while his free throw percentage is 79%.
Bradley Beal averages 22.5 points per game while playing 34.5 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 80%. John Wall averages 22.8 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 36.6 minutes per contest. He also averages 4.5 rebounds per contest and 10.3 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 46% and his free throw percentage is 82%.
Philadelphia averages 99.2 points per contest this season which ranks them 26th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is -6.4 and their shooting percentage is 43% as a team which has them ranked 29th. Behind the arc they shoot 35% which is good for 21st in the league. They average 52.4 rebounds per game and 22.6 assists per game which ranks them 15th and 12th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 29th with 16.6 per game. The 76ers allow 105.6 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 21st in the league. They also allow a 45% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the arc ranking them 16th and 18th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 53.7 rebounds a game which ranks 23rd and they give up 22.3 assists per contest which puts them in 15th place in the league. They force 14.4 turnovers per game which ranks them 11th in the league.
Washington averages 105.4 points per game this year which ranks them 14th in the league. Their average scoring margin is -0.7 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 49.7 rebounds per game and 23.1 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 106.1 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 23.2 assists per contest which puts them in 21st place in the league. The Wizards force 15.8 turnovers per game which ranks them 2nd in the NBA.
The 76ers have an offensive rating of 101 and a defensive rating of 107.6. In terms of pace they average 97 possessions per 48 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 49%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 53% and they shoot 3 pointers on 35% of their shots. Philadelphia turns the ball over an average of 15.1 times per 100 possessions and they force 13 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 51%.
The Wizards rating on offense is 108 and they have a defensive rating of 108.8. They get 96.8 possessions per 48 minutes and they have an effective field goal percentage of 52%. As a unit they have a true shooting percentage of 55% and they attempt 3 pointers on 27% of their shot attempts. Washington turns the ball over on 13.3 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%.
Philadelphia 76ers Betting Trends
The Philadelphia 76ers are 20-16-0 against the spread
The Philadelphia 76ers are 16-20-0 against the over/under
Washington Wizards Betting Trends
The Washington Wizards are 19-19-0 against the spread
The Washington Wizards are 24-14-0 against the over/under
Philadelphia 76ers Injuries
12/15/16 PG Jerryd Bayless Wrist out for season
10/22/16 F Ben Simmons Knee out indefinitely
01/13/17 C Joel Embiid Ankle probable Friday vs. Charlotte; expected to miss Saturday vs. Washington
Washington Wizards Injuries
12/09/16 C Ian Mahinmi Knee out indefinitely
11/25/16 F Danuel House Wrist out indefinitely
01/13/17 G Tomas Satoransky Flu "?" Saturday vs. Philadelphia
Tony's Pick: Take Washington
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