Washington Wizards at Brooklyn Nets NBA Picks & Parlay 12/12/2017
Tuesday, December 12, 2017
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The Washington Wizards head to Barclays Center to take on the Brooklyn Nets on Tuesday, December 12, 2017. The opening line for this game has Washington as 3 point favorites.
The Wizards come into this game with an overall record of 14-12. They are 1st in the Southeast Division. They currently have a point differential of 2.4 as they are averaging 106.4 points per game while giving up 104.0 per contest. The Nets have an overall mark of 10-15. They currently are 5th in the Atlantic Division. They are averaging 108.6 points per contest and giving up 111.1, which is a point differential of -2.5.
Valuable Washington Wizards Betting Trends
The Washington Wizards are 14-12-0 against the spread
The Washington Wizards are 9-17-0 against the over/under
Important Brooklyn Nets Betting Trends
The Brooklyn Nets are 16-9-0 against the spread
The Brooklyn Nets are 11-13-1 against the over/under
Key Washington Wizards Injuries
11/25/17 PG John Wall Knee is out indefinitely
Key Brooklyn Nets Injuries
12/11/17 C Jahlil Okafor Acquired is probable Tuesday vs Washington
11/13/17 PG D'Angelo Russell Knee is out indefinitely
10/19/17 PG Jeremy Lin Knee is out for season
Otto Porter averages 15.3 points per contest in 32.6 minutes per game this year. He averages 1.8 assists per game and 7 rebounds per contest for Washington. His field goal percentage is 51% for the season while his free throw percentage is 82%. Bradley Beal comes into this game averaging 23.8 points per contest while playing 34.9 minutes per night so far this year. He grabs 4 rebounds per contest and distributes 3.3 assists per game. His FG percentage is 46% while his free throw percentage is 80%.
Rondae Hollis-Jefferson averages 14.4 points per game this year and he's on the court an average of 27.6 minutes per game. He also brings in 5.6 rebounds per game and 1.9 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 49% and his free throw percentage is 82%. DeMarre Carroll has scored 13.2 points per contest while playing 29.5 minutes per game this season for the Nets. He hauls in 7.1 rebounds per contest and has 1.7 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 41% and his free throw percentage is at 73%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Wizards allow 104 points per contest which is 14th in the NBA. They also surrender a 46% shooting percentage and a 34% average from 3-point range, ranking them 15th and 3rd in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 43.5 rebounds a game which ranks 17th, and they allow 21.5 assists per game which puts them in 10th place in the league. They force 15.4 turnovers per game which ranks them 18th in the NBA. Washington averages 106.4 points per contest this year, which is 13th in the league. Their average scoring margin is 2.42 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a unit, which has them ranked 12th. From 3-point territory they shoot 37%, which is good for 13th in the NBA. They average 42.5 boards per contest and 22.3 assists per game, which ranks them 19th and 16th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 27th with 13.9 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Nets give up 111.1 points per game, which ranks them 29th in the league. Their defense is surrendering a 46% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 17th and 13th in those defensive statistics. They rank 8th with 21.3 dimes allowed per game and 30th with 46.8 boards surrendered per contest. The Nets are 4th in the league in forcing turnovers with 14 per contest this year. Brooklyn is 7th in the NBA with 108.6 points per contest this season. They are 25th in the league in shooting at 44%, while their average scoring margin is -2.56. They shoot 35% from beyond the arc, which is good for 24th in the league. They are 6th in the NBA in rebounding with 45.6 boards per contest and 15th in assists per game with 22.6. The Nets are 10th in turnovers per contest with 15.8.
The Wizards are 8th in the NBA in offensive rating with 109.4, and their defensive rating of 106.9 is ranked 20th. In terms of pace they are 17th in the league with 96.5 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 52% is 19th. As a team they are 12th in the NBA in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 30% of their shots, ranking 20th in the league. Washington is 29th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 12.7 times per 100 possessions while forcing 14.1 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 51%, which is 20th in the league.
Brooklyn is 12th in the NBA in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13.8 times per 100 possessions while forcing 12.2 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 52%, which is 16th in the league. The Nets are 19th in the NBA in offensive rating with 106.3, and their defensive rating of 108.8 is ranked 11th. In terms of pace they are 2nd in the league with 102.1 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 51% is 20th. As a team they are 21st in the NBA in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 39% of their shots, ranking 4th in the league.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take Washington -3 and over 213.5 total points
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