Washington Wizards at New York Knicks NBA Picks & Parlay 10/13/2017
Friday, October 13, 2017
Madison Square Garden
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The Washington Wizards head to Madison Square Garden to take on the New York Knicks on Friday, October 13, 2017.
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The Wizards come into this game after finishing last season with an overall record of 49-33. They were 1st in the Southeast Division. They had a point differential of 1.8 as they averaged 109.2 points per game while giving up 107.4 per contest. The Knicks had an overall mark of 31-51 last year. They were 3rd in the Atlantic Division. They averaged 104.3 points per contest and gave up 108.0, which was a point differential of -3.7.
Valuable Washington Wizards Betting Trends
The Washington Wizards were 42-39-1 against the spread last season
The Washington Wizards were 50-31-1 against the over/under last year
Important New York Knicks Betting Trends
The New York Knicks were 42-40-0 against the spread last season
The New York Knicks were 39-43-0 against the over/under last year
Key Washington Wizards Injuries
10/9/2017 Sheldon McClellan G Achilles Expected to be out until at least Apr 11
9/26/2017 Devin Robinson F Foot Expected to be out until at least Nov 28
9/22/2017 Markieff Morris F Abdomen Expected to be out until at least Nov 3
Key New York Knicks Injuries
10/9/2017 Michael Beasley F Elbow Game Time Decision
10/9/2017 Luke Kornet F Hamstring Game Time Decision
10/9/2017 Mindaugas Kuzminskas F Calf Game Time Decision
10/9/2017 Doug McDermott F Finger Game Time Decision
10/9/2017 Kristaps Porzingis F Hip Game Time Decision
10/8/2017 Frank Ntilikina G Knee Game Time Decision
4/13/2017 Joakim Noah C Suspension Expected to be out until at least Nov 20
John Wall averaged 23.1 points per contest in 36.4 minutes per game last year. He averaged 10.7 assists per game and 4.2 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage was 45% for the season while his free throw percentage was 80%. Bradley Beal comes into this game after averaging 23.1 points per contest while playing 34.9 minutes per night last year. He grabbed 3.1 rebounds per contest and distributed 3.5 assists per game. His FG percentage was 48% while his free throw percentage was 83%.
Enes Kanter averaged 14.3 points per game last year and he saw the court an average of 21.3 minutes per game. He also hauled in 6.7 rebounds per game and dished 0.9 assists per contest. His field goal percentage was 55% and his free throw percentage was 79%. Kristaps Porzingis scored 18.1 points per contest while playing 32.8 minutes per game last season. He hauled in 7.2 rebounds per contest and had 1.5 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage was 45% and his free throw percentage was at 79%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Wizards allowed 107.4 points per contest which was 21st in the NBA. They also surrendered a 47% shooting percentage and a 36% average from 3-point range, ranking them 24th and 20th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents averaged 43 rebounds a game which ranked 11th, and they allowed 22.8 assists per game which put them in 15th place in the league. They forced 15.3 turnovers per game which ranked them 28th in the NBA. Washington averaged 109.2 points per contest last year, which was 5th in the league. Their average scoring margin was 1.8 and their shooting percentage was 48% as a unit, which had them ranked 3rd. From 3-point territory they shot 37%, which was good for 9th in the NBA. They averaged 42.9 boards per contest and 23.9 assists per game, which ranked them 22nd and 6th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they were 11th with 14.2 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Knicks gave up 108 points per game, which ranked them 23rd in the league. Their defense surrendered a 46% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 12th and 7th in those defensive statistics. They ranked 8th with 21.8 dimes allowed per game and 26th with 44.7 boards surrendered per contest. The Knicks were 6th in the league in forcing turnovers with 12.9 per contest last year. New York was 19th in the NBA with 104.3 points per contest last season. They were 23rd in the league in shooting at 45%, while their average scoring margin was -3.67. They shot 35% from beyond the arc, which was good for 21st in the league. They were 5th in the NBA in rebounding with 45.2 boards per contest and 19th in assists per game with 21.8. The Knicks were 14th in turnovers per contest with 13.9.
The Wizards were 8th in the NBA in offensive rating with 111.2, and their defensive rating of 109.3 was ranked 12th last season. In terms of pace they were 11th in the league with 97.4 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 53% was 6th. As a team they were 9th in the NBA in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shot 3 pointers on 28% of their shots, ranking 23rd in the league. Washington was 15th in turnovers, as they turned the ball over an average of 12.8 times per 100 possessions while forcing 13.8 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season was 52%, which was 7th in the league.
New York was 20th in the league in turnovers, as they turned the ball over an average of 12.4 times per 100 possessions while forcing 11.7 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year was 51%, which was 17th in the NBA. The Knicks were 19th in the league in defensive rating with 111.5, and their offensive rating of 107.7 was ranked 5th. They were 17th in the NBA in pace with 96 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 50% was 25th. As a unit they were 27th in the league in true shooting percentage with 53% and they shot 3-pointers on 28% of their shot attempts, ranking 25th in the NBA.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take Washington
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