Washington Wizards at Toronto Raptors NBA Picks & Predictions 11/19/2017
Sunday, November 19, 2017
Air Canada Centre
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The Washington Wizards travel to Air Canada Centre to play the Toronto Raptors on Sunday, November 19, 2017. The opening line for this matchup has Toronto as 2 point favorites.
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The Wizards come into this game with an overall record of 9-6. They are 1st in the Southeast Division. They currently have a point differential of 5.1 as they are averaging 109.2 points per game while giving up 104.1 per contest. The Raptors have an overall record of 10-5. They currently are 2nd in the Atlantic Division. They are averaging 111.1 points per game and surrendering 104.3, good for a point differential of 6.8.
Valuable Washington Wizards Betting Trends
The Washington Wizards are 8-7-0 against the spread
The Washington Wizards are 5-10-0 against the over/under
Important Toronto Raptors Betting Trends
The Toronto Raptors are 9-6-0 against the spread
The Toronto Raptors are 8-7-0 against the over/under
Key Washington Wizards Injuries
11/18/17 PG John Wall Knee is "?" Sunday vs. Toronto
Key Toronto Raptors Injuries
11/17/17 G Norman Powell Hip is "?" Sunday vs Washington
11/17/17 F Serge Ibaka Knee is "?" Sunday vs Washington
11/16/17 PG Delon Wright Shoulder is out indefinitely
John Wall averages 19.9 points per game in 34.1 minutes per contest this season. He averages 9.3 assists per contest and 3.7 rebounds per game for Washington. His field goal percentage is 43% for the year while his free throw percentage is 74%. Bradley Beal comes into this contest averaging 24.1 points per game while playing 34.9 minutes per night so far this season for the Wizards. He pulls down 5.3 rebounds per game and dishes out 3.4 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 47% while his free throw percentage is currently at 83%.
Kyle Lowry averages 14.9 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 31.9 minutes per contest. He also averages 5.5 rebounds per contest and 7.2 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 43% and his free throw percentage is 92%. DeMar DeRozan averages 24.7 points per game while playing 34.5 minutes per contest this year for the Raptors. He grabs 4.2 rebounds per game and has 4.5 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 47% and his free throw percentage currently is at 84%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Wizards allow 104.1 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 9th in the league. They also allow a 45% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc, ranking them 11th and 9th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 43.2 rebounds a game which ranks 13th, and they give up 21.4 assists per contest which puts them in 9th place in the league. They force 16.9 turnovers per game which ranks them 28th in the league. Washington averages 109.2 points per contest this season, which ranks them 6th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is 5.13 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team, which has them ranked 11th. Behind the arc they shoot 36% which is good for 13th in the league. They average 43.5 rebounds per game and 22.1 assists per game, which ranks them 18th and 15th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 17th with 15.3 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Raptors surrender 104.3 points per contest, which ranks them 11th in the NBA. Their defense is allowing a 45% shooting percentage and a 36% average from 3-point range, ranking them 12th and 15th in those defensive statistics. They rank 16th with 22.6 assists allowed per contest, and 6th with 41.7 rebounds surrendered per game. The Raptors are 22nd in the NBA in forcing turnovers with 16 per game this season. Toronto is 3rd in the league with 111.1 points per game this year. They are 2nd in the league in shooting at 49%, while their average scoring margin is 6.73. They shoot 35% from 3-point range, which is good for 18th in the NBA. They are 26th in the league in rebounding with 40.7 boards per game and 8th in assists per contest with 23.2. The Raptors are 20th in turnovers per game with 14.9.
The Wizards are 7th in the league in defensive rating with 104.8, and their offensive rating of 110 is ranked 23rd. They are 13th in the NBA in pace with 98.6 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 52% is 11th. As a unit they are 8th in the league in true shooting percentage with 57% and they shoot 3-pointers on 31% of their shot attempts, ranking 20th in the NBA. Washington is 18th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13.7 times per 100 possessions while forcing 15.1 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 51%, which is 21st in the NBA.
Toronto is 17th in the league in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13.7 times per 100 possessions while forcing 14.5 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 51%, which is 20th in the NBA. The Raptors are 3rd in the league in defensive rating with 106.3, and their offensive rating of 113.2 is ranked 17th. They are 15th in the NBA in pace with 98.1 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 55% is 2nd. As a unit they are 3rd in the league in true shooting percentage with 59% and they shoot 3-pointers on 37% of their shot attempts, ranking 5th in the NBA.
Who will win tonight's Wizards/Raptors NBA game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Washington +2
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