Brooklyn Nets at Washington Wizards NBA Picks & Predictions 11/16/2018
Friday, November 16, 2018
Capital One Arena
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The Brooklyn Nets travel to Capital One Arena to play the Washington Wizards on Friday, November 16, 2018. The opening line for this matchup has Washington as 6 point favorites.
The Nets head into this matchup with a mark of 6-9. They are 4th in the Atlantic Division. They have a point differential of -1.7 as they average 109.0 points per contest while giving up 110.7 per game. The Wizards have an overall record of 5-9 this season. They are 4th in the Southeast Division. They average 111.6 points per game and surrender 116.9, good for a point differential of -5.3.
Valuable Brooklyn Nets Betting Trends
The Brooklyn Nets are 7-8-0 against the spread
The Brooklyn Nets are 7-7-0 against the over/under
Important Washington Wizards Betting Trends
The Washington Wizards are 4-9-1 against the spread
The Washington Wizards are 9-5-0 against the over/under
Key Brooklyn Nets Injuries
11/14/18 C Jarrett Allen Illness is questionable Friday vs Washington
11/12/18 G Caris LeVert Foot is out indefinitely
10/20/18 SF Treveon Graham Leg is out indefinitely
Key Washington Wizards Injuries
No key injuries to report
Spencer Dinwiddie averages 14.2 points per game in 27.3 minutes per contest. He averages 4.2 assists per contest and 2.5 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 48% for the year while his free throw percentage is 80%. Caris LeVert comes into this contest averaging 18.4 points per game while playing 29.7 minutes per night. He pulls down 4.3 rebounds per game and dishes out 3.7 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 48% while his free throw percentage is at 72%.
John Wall averages 21.1 points per game and he sees the court an average of 34.9 minutes per contest. He also averages 3.5 rebounds per contest and 8.3 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 46% and his free throw percentage is 71%. Bradley Beal averages 22.3 points per game while playing 34.0 minutes per contest. He grabs 4.6 rebounds per game and has 3.6 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 47% and his free throw percentage is at 77%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Nets allow 110.7 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 16th in the league. They also allow a 47% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc, ranking them 23rd and 13th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 46.7 rebounds a game which ranks 22nd, and they give up 20.8 assists per contest which puts them in 1st place in the league. They force 14.1 turnovers per game which ranks them 12th in the league. Brooklyn averages 109.0 points per contest this season, which ranks them 18th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is -1.7 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team, which has them ranked 22nd. Behind the arc they shoot 36% which is good for 11th in the league. They average 43.7 rebounds per game and 23.8 assists per contest, which ranks them 22nd and 13th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 19th with 14.1 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Wizards surrender 116.9 points per contest, which ranks them 29th in the NBA. Their defense allows a 48% shooting percentage and a 39% average from 3-point range, ranking them 27th and 29th in those defensive statistics. They rank 29th with 26.6 assists allowed per contest, and 25th with 47.7 rebounds surrendered per game. The Wizards are 26th in the NBA in forcing turnovers with 16.5 per game. Washington is 11th in the league with 111.6 points per game this year. They are 13th in the league in shooting at 46%, while their average scoring margin is -5.3. They shoot 33% from 3-point range, which is good for 27th in the NBA. They are 28th in the league in rebounding with 40.4 boards per game and 21st in assists per contest with 22.5. The Wizards are 15th in turnovers per game with 14.5.
The Nets are 10th in the NBA in offensive rating with 110.2, and their defensive rating of 111.9 is ranked 25th. In terms of pace they are 24th in the league with 98.3 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 52% is 14th. As a team they are 20th in the NBA in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 38% of their shots, ranking 7th in the league. Brooklyn is 17th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 12.3 times per 100 possessions while forcing 12.5 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 52%, which is 19th in the league.
Washington is 13th in the league in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 12.7 times per 100 possessions while forcing 14.1 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 54%, which is 3rd in the NBA. The Wizards are 16th in the league in defensive rating with 114.1, and their offensive rating of 108.9 is ranked 29th. They are 7th in the NBA in pace with 101.7 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 52% is 15th. As a unit they are 12th in the league in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 38% of their shot attempts, ranking 9th in the NBA.
Who will win tonight's NBA game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Washington -6
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