Friday, March 10, 2017
Sleep Train Arena
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The Washington Wizards head to Sleep Train Arena to take on the Sacramento Kings on Friday, March 10, 2017. The opening line for this game has Washington as 9 point favorites.
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The Wizards come into this game with an overall record of 39-24. They are 1st in the Southeast Division. They currently have a point differential of 2.5 as they are averaging 108.6 points per game while giving up 106.1 per contest. The Kings have an overall record of 25-39. They currently are 3rd in the Pacific Division. They are averaging 102.6 points per game and surrendering 105.7, good for a point differential of -3.1.
John Wall comes into this game averaging 22.8 points per contest while playing 36.7 minutes per night so far this year for the Wizards. He pulls down 4.5 rebounds per contest and dishes out 10.8 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 45% while his free throw percentage is currently at 81%. Bradley Beal averages 22.9 points per game in 34.7 minutes per contest this season. He averages 3.6 assists per contest and 3 rebounds per game for Washington. His field goal percentage is 48% for the year while his free throw percentage is 82%.
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Darren Collison averages 13.5 points per game while playing 30.8 minutes per contest this year for the Kings. He grabs 2.3 rebounds per game and has 4.3 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 48% and his free throw percentage currently is at 86%. Buddy Hield averages 9 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 20.7 minutes per contest. He also averages 2.9 rebounds per contest and 1.3 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 41% and his free throw percentage is 87%.
Washington averages 108.6 points per contest this season which ranks them 5th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is 2.48 and their shooting percentage is 48% as a team which has them ranked 3rd. 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 23rd and 7th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 12th with 14.3 per game. The Wizards allow 106.1 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 20th in the league. They also allow a 46% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the arc ranking them 19th and 16th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 43.2 rebounds a game which ranks 13th and they give up 22.6 assists per contest which puts them in 14th place in the league. They force 15.8 turnovers per game which ranks them 30th in the league.
Sacramento averages 102.6 points per game this year which ranks them 22nd in the league. Their average scoring margin is -3.11 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team which has them sitting in the 14th spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 37% which is good for 11th in the NBA. They average 41.1 rebounds per game and 22.4 assists per contest which ranks them 28th and 15th respectively. In the turnover department the Kings rank 10th with 14.7 per game. The Kings allow 105.7 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 17th in the league. They also allow a 46% shooting percentage and a 37% average from behind the arc ranking them 23rd and 26th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 42.5 rebounds a game which ranks 9th and they give up 23.3 assists per contest which puts them in 23rd place in the league. The Kings force 14.6 turnovers per game which ranks them 19th in the NBA.
The Wizards have an offensive rating of 110.7 and a defensive rating of 108.2. In terms of pace they average 97.3 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 12.9 times per 100 possessions and they force 14.2 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 52%.
The Kings rating on offense is 107.3 and they have a defensive rating of 110.6. They get 94.6 possessions per 48 minutes and they have an effective field goal percentage of 51%. As a unit they have a true shooting percentage of 55% and they attempt 3 pointers on 30% of their shot attempts. Sacramento 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 35-28-0 against the spread
The Washington Wizards are 38-24-1 against the over/under
Sacramento Kings Betting Trends
The Sacramento Kings are 33-31-0 against the spread
The Sacramento Kings are 27-37-0 against the over/under
Washington Wizards Injuries
No key injuries to report
Sacramento Kings Injuries
02/16/17 G Malachi Richardson Hamstring out indefinitely
01/19/17 F Rudy Gay Achilles out for season
Guy's Pick: Take Washington -9
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