Los Angeles Clippers at Washington Wizards NBA Picks & Predictions 11/20/2018
Tuesday, November 20, 2018
Capital One Arena
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The Los Angeles Clippers head to Capital One Arena to take on the Washington Wizards on Tuesday, November 20, 2018. The opening line for this game has Washington as 1 point favorites.
The Clippers head into this matchup with a mark of 10-5. They are 2nd in the Pacific Division. They have a point differential of 4.9 as they average 117.3 points per contest while giving up 112.4 per game. The Wizards have an overall record of 5-11 this season. They are 4th in the Southeast Division. They average 110.9 points per game and surrender 116.9, good for a point differential of -5.9.
Valuable Los Angeles Clippers Betting Trends
The Los Angeles Clippers are 9-6-0 against the spread this season
The Los Angeles Clippers are 9-6-0 against the over/under this year
Important Washington Wizards Betting Trends
The Washington Wizards are 4-11-1 against the spread this season
The Washington Wizards are 10-6-0 against the over/under this year
Key Los Angeles Clippers Injuries
11/19/18 F Luc Mbah a Moute Knee is downgraded to out Monday vs Atlanta
11/17/18 G Avery Bradley Ankle is questionable Monday vs Atlanta
Key Washington Wizards Injuries
11/19/18 C Dwight Howard Gluteus left last game, is questionable Tuesday vs LA Clippers
Lou Williams averages 19.1 points per contest in 26.5 minutes per game this year. He averages 4.1 assists per game and 2.3 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 40% for the season while his free throw percentage is 94%. Tobias Harris comes into this game averaging 20.7 points per contest while playing 35.0 minutes per night. He grabs 8.7 rebounds per contest and distributes 2.3 assists per game. His FG percentage is 51% while his free throw percentage is 81%.
John Wall averages 20.9 points per game and he sees the court an average of 34.8 minutes per game. He also hauls in 3.3 rebounds per game and dishes 7.9 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 45% and his free throw percentage is 68%. Bradley Beal scores 21.5 points per contest while playing 33.8 minutes per game. He hauls in 4.6 rebounds per contest and has 3.5 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 46% and his free throw percentage is at 78%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Clippers allow 112.4 points per contest which is 21st in the NBA. They also surrender a 43% shooting percentage and a 35% average from 3-point range, ranking them 4th and 11th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 45.5 rebounds a game which ranks 17th, and they allow 22.3 assists per game which puts them in 8th place in the league. They force 11.7 turnovers per game which ranks them 2nd in the NBA. Los Angeles averages 117.3 points per contest, which is 3rd in the league. Their average scoring margin is 4.9 and their shooting percentage is 48% as a unit, which has them ranked 8th. From 3-point territory they shoot 39%, which is good for 2nd in the NBA. They average 46.5 boards per contest and 22.5 assists per game, which ranks them 11th and 21st in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 21st with 14.0 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Wizards give up 116.9 points per game, which ranks them 29th in the league. Their defense surrenders a 47% shooting percentage and a 38% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 26th and 29th in those defensive statistics. They rank 29th with 26.1 dimes allowed per game and 26th with 47.9 boards surrendered per contest. The Wizards are 26th in the league in forcing turnovers with 16.1 per contest. Washington is 12th in the NBA with 110.9 points per contest this season. They are 16th in the league in shooting at 45%, while their average scoring margin is -5.9. They shoot 33% from beyond the arc, which is good for 25th in the league. They are 28th in the NBA in rebounding with 41.0 boards per contest and 20th in assists per game with 22.6. The Wizards are 20th in turnovers per contest with 14.3.
The Clippers are 4th in the NBA in offensive rating with 114.1, and their defensive rating of 109.3 is ranked 16th. In terms of pace they are 9th in the league with 101.4 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 53% is 9th. As a team they are 4th in the NBA in true shooting percentage with 58% and they shoot 3-pointers on 28% of their shots, ranking 28th in the league. Los Angeles is 20th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 12.2 times per 100 possessions while forcing 9.9 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 49%, which is 30th in the league.
Washington is 16th in the league in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 12.5 times per 100 possessions while forcing 13.7 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 54%, which is 5th in the NBA. The Wizards are 17th in the league in defensive rating with 114.1, and their offensive rating of 108.3 is ranked 30th. They are 7th in the NBA in pace with 101.8 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 51% is 20th. As a unit they are 15th in the league in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 36% of their shot attempts, ranking 14th in the NBA.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take Washington -1 and under 230 total points
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