Washington Wizards at Philadelphia 76ers NBA Picks & Predictions 11/29/2017
Wednesday, November 29, 2017
Wells Fargo Center
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The Washington Wizards travel to Wells Fargo Center to play the Philadelphia 76ers on Wednesday, November 29, 2017. The opening line for this matchup has Philadelphia as 1 point favorites.
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The Wizards come into this game with an overall record of 10-9. They are 1st in the Southeast Division. They currently have a point differential of 3.8 as they are averaging 108.3 points per game while giving up 104.5 per contest. The 76ers have an overall mark of 11-8. They currently are 3rd in the Atlantic Division. They are averaging 108.6 points per contest and giving up 107.7, which is a point differential of 0.9.
Valuable Washington Wizards Betting Trends
The Washington Wizards are 9-10-0 against the spread
The Washington Wizards are 7-12-0 against the over/under
Important Philadelphia 76ers Betting Trends
The Philadelphia 76ers are 14-5-0 against the spread
The Philadelphia 76ers are 11-8-0 against the over/under
Key Washington Wizards Injuries
11/25/17 PG John Wall Knee is out indefinitely
Key Philadelphia 76ers Injuries
11/28/17 G Ben Simmons Ankle is "?" Wednesday vs. Washington
10/25/17 PG Markelle Fultz Shoulder is out indefinitely
Bradley Beal averages 24.2 points per game in 35.4 minutes per contest this season. He averages 3.5 assists per contest and 4.6 rebounds per game for Washington. His field goal percentage is 47% for the year while his free throw percentage is 82%. Otto Porter comes into this contest averaging 16 points per game while playing 33.3 minutes per night so far this season for the Wizards. He pulls down 7.3 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.6 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 55% while his free throw percentage is currently at 80%.
Joel Embiid averages 22.8 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 29.4 minutes per contest. He also averages 11.2 rebounds per contest and 3.2 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 50% and his free throw percentage is 77%. Ben Simmons averages 18.1 points per game while playing 35.1 minutes per contest this year for the 76ers. He grabs 9.1 rebounds per game and has 7.4 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 51% and his free throw percentage currently is at 57%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Wizards allow 104.5 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 12th in the league. They also allow a 45% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the arc, ranking them 13th and 5th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 43.1 rebounds a game which ranks 14th, and they give up 21 assists per contest which puts them in 8th place in the league. They force 15.8 turnovers per game which ranks them 21st in the league. Washington averages 108.3 points per contest this season, which ranks them 9th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is 3.74 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a team, which has them ranked 10th. Behind the arc they shoot 37% which is good for 10th in the league. They average 43.2 rebounds per game and 22.1 assists per game, which ranks them 17th and 18th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 18th with 15.1 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The 76ers surrender 107.7 points per contest, which ranks them 22nd in the NBA. Their defense is allowing a 44% shooting percentage and a 33% average from 3-point range, ranking them 3rd and 2nd in those defensive statistics. They rank 6th with 20.8 assists allowed per contest, and 16th with 43.7 rebounds surrendered per game. The 76ers are 8th in the NBA in forcing turnovers with 14.4 per game this season. Philadelphia is 7th in the league with 108.6 points per game this year. They are 13th in the league in shooting at 46%, while their average scoring margin is 0.89. They shoot 36% from 3-point range, which is good for 16th in the NBA. They are 1st in the league in rebounding with 49.1 boards per game and 3rd in assists per contest with 25.8. The 76ers are 1st in turnovers per game with 17.5.
The Wizards are 7th in the league in defensive rating with 105.8, and their offensive rating of 109.6 is ranked 19th. They are 14th in the NBA in pace with 97.7 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 52% is 12th. As a unit they are 7th in the league in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 31% of their shot attempts, ranking 21st in the NBA. Washington is 21st in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13.6 times per 100 possessions while forcing 14.2 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 51%, which is 20th in the NBA.
Philadelphia is 2nd in the league in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.1 times per 100 possessions while forcing 12.5 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 49%, which is 27th in the NBA. The 76ers are 18th in the league in defensive rating with 105.3, and their offensive rating of 106.2 is ranked 20th. They are 4th in the NBA in pace with 102.3 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 52% is 11th. As a unit they are 14th in the league in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 34% of their shot attempts, ranking 16th in the NBA.
Who will win tonight's Wizards/76ers NBA game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Philadelphia -1
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