Washington Wizards at Golden State Warriors NBA Picks & Predictions 10/27/2017
Friday, October 27, 2017
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The Washington Wizards travel to Oracle Arena to play the Golden State Warriors on Friday, October 27, 2017. The opening line for this matchup has Golden State as 11 point favorites.
The Wizards head into this matchup with a mark of 3-1. They are 2nd in the Southeast Division. They currently have a point differential of 2.8 as they are averaging 110.8 points per contest while giving up 108.0 per game. The Warriors have an overall record of 3-2. They currently are 2nd in the Pacific Division. They are averaging 120.0 points per game and surrendering 113.6, good for a point differential of 6.4.
Valuable Washington Wizards Betting Trends
The Washington Wizards are 1-3-0 against the spread
The Washington Wizards are 2-2-0 against the over/under
Important Golden State Warriors Betting Trends
The Golden State Warriors are 1-4-0 against the spread
The Golden State Warriors are 3-2-0 against the over/under
Key Washington Wizards Injuries
10/26/17 C Ian Mahinmi Ankle injured last game, is "?" Friday vs. Golden State
10/14/17 F Markieff Morris Groin out indefinitely
Key Golden State Warriors Injuries
No key injuries to report
Bradley Beal comes into this contest averaging 24.5 points per game while playing 37.3 minutes per night so far this season for the Wizards. He pulls down 5.3 rebounds per game and dishes out 3 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 45% while his free throw percentage is currently at 78%. John Wall averages 22.8 points per game in 36.5 minutes per contest this season. He averages 9.8 assists per contest and 3 rebounds per game for Washington. His field goal percentage is 37% for the year while his free throw percentage is 85%.
Stephen Curry averages 29.2 points per game while playing 32.6 minutes per contest this year for the Warriors. He grabs 4 rebounds per game and has 5.6 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 47% and his free throw percentage currently is at 100%. Kevin Durant averages 25 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 37.4 minutes per contest. He also averages 7.6 rebounds per contest and 4.6 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 51% and his free throw percentage is 68%.
Useful Team Statistics
Washington averages 110.8 points per contest this season, which ranks them 8th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is 2.75 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team, which has them ranked 18th. Behind the arc they shoot 28% which is good for 28th in the league. They average 43 rebounds per game and 22.5 assists per game, which ranks them 19th and 13th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 24th with 14.3 per game. The Wizards allow 108 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 17th in the league. They also allow a 47% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the arc, ranking them 25th and 17th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 44.5 rebounds a game which ranks 18th and they give up 24.5 assists per contest, which puts them in 26th place in the league. They force 20.3 turnovers per game which ranks them 29th in the league.
Useful Team Statistics
Golden State is 2nd in the league with 120 points per game this year. They are 1st in the league in shooting at 51%, while their average scoring margin is 6.4. They shoot 42% from 3-point range, which is good for 3rd in the NBA. They are 13th in the league in rebounding with 44.6 boards per game, and 1st in assists per contest with 29.6. The Warriors are 10th in turnovers per game with 17. The Warriors surrender 113.6 points per contest, which ranks them 25th in the NBA. Their defense is allowing a 45% shooting percentage and a 35% average from 3-point range, ranking them 17th and 13th in those defensive statistics. They rank 28th with 25 assists allowed per contest and 14th with 43.4 rebounds surrendered per game. The Warriors are 8th in the NBA in forcing turnovers with 15 per game this season.
The Wizards are 16th in the league in defensive rating with 103.5, and their offensive rating of 106.2 is ranked 20th. They are 8th in the NBA in pace with 101.7 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 49% is 26th. As a unit they are 17th in the league in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 27% of their shot attempts, ranking 25th in the NBA. Washington is 28th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 12.3 times per 100 possessions while forcing 17.3 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 53%, which is 9th in the NBA.
Golden State is 9th in the NBA in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.4 times per 100 possessions while forcing 12.7 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 52%, which is 13th in the league. The Warriors are 1st in the NBA in offensive rating with 118.1, and their defensive rating of 111.8 is ranked 7th. In terms of pace they are 9th in the league with 101.6 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 60% is 1st. As a team they are 1st in the NBA in true shooting percentage with 64% and they shoot 3-pointers on 42% of their shots, ranking 2nd in the league.
Who will win tonight's Wizards/Warriors NBA game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Washington +11
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