Tuesday, March 7, 2017
US Airways Center
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The Washington Wizards travel to US Airways Center to play the Phoenix Suns on Tuesday, March 7, 2017. The opening line for this matchup has Washington as 6 point favorites.
The Wizards come into this game with an overall record of 37-24. They are 1st in the Southeast Division. They currently have a point differential of 2.4 as they are averaging 108.0 points per game while giving up 105.6 per contest. The Suns have an overall record of 21-42. They currently are 4th in the Pacific Division. They are averaging 107.5 points per game and surrendering 112.5, good for a point differential of -5.0.
Bradley Beal comes into this contest averaging 22.9 points per game while playing 34.7 minutes per night so far this season for the Wizards. He pulls down 3 rebounds per game and dishes out 3.6 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 48% while his free throw percentage is currently at 82%. John Wall averages 22.6 points per game in 36.7 minutes per contest this season. He averages 10.8 assists per contest and 4.6 rebounds per game for Washington. His field goal percentage is 44% for the year while his free throw percentage is 82%.
Devin Booker averages 20.7 points per game while playing 34.4 minutes per contest this year for the Suns. He grabs 3 rebounds per game and has 3.2 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 43% and his free throw percentage currently is at 82%. Eric Bledsoe averages 21.2 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 33.2 minutes per contest. He also averages 4.9 rebounds per contest and 6.4 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 44% and his free throw percentage is 85%.
Washington averages 108 points per contest this season which ranks them 6th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is 2.33 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a team which has them ranked 4th. Behind the arc they shoot 38% which is good for 4th in the league. They average 42.9 rebounds per game and 23.8 assists per game which ranks them 22nd and 7th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 12th with 14.3 per game. The Wizards allow 105.6 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 17th in the league. They also allow a 46% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the arc ranking them 17th and 12th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 43.1 rebounds a game which ranks 13th and they give up 22.4 assists per contest which puts them in 14th place in the league. They force 15.7 turnovers per game which ranks them 30th in the league.
Phoenix averages 107.5 points per game this year which ranks them 10th in the league. Their average scoring margin is -4.97 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team which has them sitting in the 19th spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 34% which is good for 25th in the NBA. They average 44.4 rebounds per game and 19.2 assists per contest which ranks them 8th and 29th respectively. In the turnover department the Suns rank 3rd with 15.7 per game. The Suns allow 112.5 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 29th in the league. They also allow a 47% shooting percentage and a 38% average from behind the arc ranking them 28th and 30th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 43 rebounds a game which ranks 12th and they give up 22.2 assists per contest which puts them in 11th place in the league. The Suns force 15.4 turnovers per game which ranks them 28th in the NBA.
The Wizards have an offensive rating of 110.3 and a defensive rating of 108. In terms of pace they average 97 possessions per 48 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 53%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 56% and they shoot 3 pointers on 28% of their shots. Washington turns the ball over an average of 13 times per 100 possessions and they force 14.1 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 52%.
The Suns rating on offense is 106.9 and they have a defensive rating of 111.8. They get 99.6 possessions per 48 minutes and they have an effective field goal percentage of 50%. As a unit they have a true shooting percentage of 54% and they attempt 3 pointers on 26% of their shot attempts. Phoenix turns the ball over on 13.7 out of every 100 possessions and their opponents average 13.6 turnovers per 100 possessions. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the year is 53%.
Washington Wizards Betting Trends
The Washington Wizards are 34-27-0 against the spread
The Washington Wizards are 36-24-1 against the over/under
Phoenix Suns Betting Trends
The Phoenix Suns are 32-29-2 against the spread
The Phoenix Suns are 39-23-1 against the over/under
Washington Wizards Injuries
No key injuries to report
Phoenix Suns Injuries
No key injuries to report
Guy's Pick: Take Phoenix +6
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