Phoenix Suns at Washington Wizards NBA Picks & Predictions 11/1/2017
Wednesday, November 1, 2017
Capital One Arena
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The Phoenix Suns travel to Capital One Arena to play the Washington Wizards on Wednesday, November 1, 2017. The opening line for this matchup has Washington as 12 point favorites.
The Suns head into this matchup with a mark of 2-4. They are 4th in the Pacific Division. They currently have a point differential of -14.7 as they are averaging 102.5 points per contest while giving up 117.2 per game. The Wizards have an overall record of 4-2. They currently are 2nd in the Southeast Division. They are averaging 111.7 points per game and surrendering 105.8, good for a point differential of 5.9.
Valuable Phoenix Suns Betting Trends
The Phoenix Suns are 3-3-0 against the spread
The Phoenix Suns are 3-3-0 against the over/under
Important Washington Wizards Betting Trends
The Washington Wizards are 3-3-0 against the spread
The Washington Wizards are 3-3-0 against the over/under
Key Phoenix Suns Injuries
10/24/17 PG Eric Bledsoe Disciplinary is out indefinitely
10/14/17 PG Brandon Knight Knee out for season
Key Washington Wizards Injuries
10/14/17 F Markieff Morris Groin out indefinitely
Josh Jackson averages 10.7 points per game in 25.2 minutes per contest this season. He averages 0.7 assists per contest and 3.3 rebounds per game for Phoenix. His field goal percentage is 39% for the year while his free throw percentage is 57%. Devin Booker comes into this contest averaging 20.5 points per game while playing 32.5 minutes per night so far this season for the Suns. He pulls down 5.8 rebounds per game and dishes out 4.3 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 44% while his free throw percentage is currently at 83%.
Bradley Beal averages 19.5 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 32.3 minutes per contest. He also averages 4.5 rebounds per contest and 3 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 45% and his free throw percentage is 79%. John Wall averages 21.7 points per game while playing 35 minutes per contest this year for the Wizards. He grabs 2.7 rebounds per game and has 10.3 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 39% and his free throw percentage currently is at 82%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Suns allow 117.2 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 29th in the league. They also allow a 47% shooting percentage and a 43% average from behind the arc, ranking them 27th and 30th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 47.5 rebounds a game which ranks 28th, and they give up 22.7 assists per contest which puts them in 19th place in the league. They force 16.2 turnovers per game which ranks them 21st in the league. Phoenix averages 102.5 points per contest this season, which ranks them 21st in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is -14.67 and their shooting percentage is 43% as a team, which has them ranked 23rd. Behind the arc they shoot 34% which is good for 22nd in the league. They average 44.2 rebounds per game and 17.5 assists per game, which ranks them 15th and 30th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 3rd with 18.3 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Wizards surrender 105.8 points per contest, which ranks them 17th in the NBA. Their defense is allowing a 46% shooting percentage and a 33% average from 3-point range, ranking them 22nd and 9th in those defensive statistics. They rank 26th with 24 assists allowed per contest, and 21st with 45.7 rebounds surrendered per game. The Wizards are 30th in the NBA in forcing turnovers with 19.8 per game this season. Washington is 4th in the league with 111.7 points per game this year. They are 13th in the league in shooting at 45%, while their average scoring margin is 5.83. They shoot 36% from 3-point range, which is good for 12th in the NBA. They are 17th in the league in rebounding with 43.7 boards per game and 3rd in assists per contest with 24.7. The Wizards are 21st in turnovers per game with 14.8.
The Suns are 28th in the league in defensive rating with 111.9, and their offensive rating of 97.9 is ranked 6th. They are 2nd in the NBA in pace with 104.7 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 48% is 26th. As a unit they are 25th in the league in true shooting percentage with 53% and they shoot 3-pointers on 30% of their shot attempts, ranking 22nd in the NBA. Phoenix is 3rd in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.9 times per 100 possessions while forcing 13.6 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 53%, which is 6th in the NBA.
Washington is 26th in the league in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 12.8 times per 100 possessions while forcing 17 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 51%, which is 16th in the NBA. The Wizards are 11th in the league in defensive rating with 102.7, and their offensive rating of 108.4 is ranked 22nd. They are 6th in the NBA in pace with 101.3 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 51% is 15th. As a unit they are 13th in the league in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 30% of their shot attempts, ranking 21st in the NBA.
Who will win tonight's Suns/Wizards NBA game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Washington -12
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