Monday, January 16, 2017
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The Portland Blazers travel to Verizon Center to play the Washington Wizards on Monday, January 16, 2017. The Blazers come into this game with an overall record of 18-24. They are 3rd in the Northwest Division. They currently have a point differential of -2.3 as they are averaging 108.1 points per game while giving up 110.4 per contest. The Wizards have an overall record of 20-19. They currently are 2nd in the Southeast Division. They are averaging 105.5 points per game and surrendering 105.8, good for a point differential of -0.3.
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C.J. McCollum comes into this contest averaging 23.8 points per game while playing 34.8 minutes per night so far this season for the Blazers. He pulls down 3.6 rebounds per game and dishes out 3.8 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 48% while his free throw percentage is currently at 90%. Damian Lillard averages 26.3 points per game in 35.8 minutes per contest this season. He averages 6.1 assists per contest and 4.8 rebounds per game for Portland. His field goal percentage is 45% for the year while his free throw percentage is 89%.
Bradley Beal averages 22.4 points per game while playing 34.3 minutes per contest this year for the Wizards. He grabs 2.8 rebounds per game and has 3.5 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 46% and his free throw percentage currently is at 81%. John Wall averages 22.9 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 36.5 minutes per contest. He also averages 4.6 rebounds per contest and 10.2 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 46% and his free throw percentage is 82%.
Portland averages 108.1 points per contest this season which ranks them 6th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is -2.3 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team which has them ranked 10th. Behind the arc they shoot 36% which is good for 12th in the league. They average 50.6 rebounds per game and 22.4 assists per game which ranks them 21st and 15th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 14th with 13.7 per game. The Blazers allow 110.4 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 27th in the league. They also allow a 46% shooting percentage and a 38% average from behind the arc ranking them 18th and 27th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 54 rebounds a game which ranks 27th and they give up 20.8 assists per contest which puts them in 4th place in the league. They force 13.1 turnovers per game which ranks them 24th in the league.
Washington averages 105.5 points per game this year which ranks them 13th in the league. Their average scoring margin is -0.3 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 11th in the NBA. They average 49.9 rebounds per game and 22.9 assists per contest which ranks them 25th and 9th respectively. In the turnover department the Wizards rank 20th with 14.6 per game. The Wizards allow 105.8 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 25th and 26th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 51.2 rebounds a game which ranks 10th and they give up 23.1 assists per contest which puts them in 19th place in the league. The Wizards force 15.8 turnovers per game which ranks them 2nd in the NBA.
The Blazers have an offensive rating of 109.7 and a defensive rating of 112.1. In terms of pace they average 97.3 possessions per 48 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 52%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 56% and they shoot 3 pointers on 33% of their shots. Portland turns the ball over an average of 12.4 times per 100 possessions and they force 11.8 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 51%.
The Wizards rating on offense is 108.2 and they have a defensive rating of 108.5. They get 96.7 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%.
Portland Blazers Betting Trends
The Portland Blazers are 18-24-0 against the spread
The Portland Blazers are 25-17-0 against the over/under
Washington Wizards Betting Trends
The Washington Wizards are 20-19-0 against the spread
The Washington Wizards are 24-15-0 against the over/under
Portland Blazers Injuries
10/25/16 C Festus Ezeli Knee out indefinitely
01/15/17 F Maurice Harkless Calf "?" Monday vs. Washington
Washington Wizards Injuries
12/09/16 C Ian Mahinmi Knee out indefinitely
11/25/16 F Danuel House Wrist out indefinitely
01/15/17 F Otto Porter Hip injured last game, probable Monday vs. Portland
Josh's Pick: Take Washington
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