Washington Wizards at Cleveland Cavaliers NBA Parlay 2/22/2018
Thursday, February 22, 2018
Quicken Loans Arena
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The Washington Wizards head to Quicken Loans Arena to take on the Cleveland Cavaliers on Thursday, February 22, 2018. The opening line for this game has Cleveland as 5.5 point favorites.
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The Wizards come into this game with an overall record of 33-24. They are 1st in the Southeast Division. They currently have a point differential of 1.9 as they are averaging 107.4 points per game while giving up 105.5 per contest. The Cavaliers have an overall mark of 34-22. They currently are 1st in the Central Division. They are averaging 110.2 points per contest and giving up 110.0, which is a point differential of 0.2.
Valuable Washington Wizards Betting Trends
The Washington Wizards are 27-30-0 against the spread
The Washington Wizards are 26-29-2 against the over/under
Important Cleveland Cavaliers Betting Trends
The Cleveland Cavaliers are 18-37-1 against the spread
The Cleveland Cavaliers are 29-25-2 against the over/under
Key Washington Wizards Injuries
02/14/18 PG Tim Frazier Facial is "?" Thursday vs Cleveland
01/31/18 PG John Wall Knee is OUT 6-8 weeks
Key Cleveland Cavaliers Injuries
01/30/18 F Kevin Love Hand is out indefinitely
Otto Porter averages 14.4 points per contest in 31.9 minutes per game this year. He averages 2 assists per game and 6.4 rebounds per contest for Washington. His field goal percentage is 49% for the season while his free throw percentage is 84%. Bradley Beal comes into this game averaging 23.6 points per contest while playing 36.4 minutes per night so far this year. He grabs 4.5 rebounds per contest and distributes 4.2 assists per game. His FG percentage is 46% while his free throw percentage is 80%.
Jordan Clarkson averages 14.6 points per game this year and he's on the court an average of 23.7 minutes per game. He also brings in 3 rebounds per game and 3.2 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 45% and his free throw percentage is 79%. Lebron James has scored 26.5 points per contest while playing 37 minutes per game this season for the Cavaliers. He hauls in 8.1 rebounds per contest and has 8.9 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 54% and his free throw percentage is at 74%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Wizards allow 105.5 points per contest which is 15th in the NBA. They also surrender a 46% shooting percentage and a 34% average from 3-point range, ranking them 11th and 2nd in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 43.3 rebounds a game which ranks 18th, and they allow 21.7 assists per game which puts them in 9th place in the league. They force 15.3 turnovers per game which ranks them 26th in the NBA. Washington averages 107.4 points per contest this year, which is 10th in the league. Their average scoring margin is 1.89 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a unit, which has them ranked 8th. From 3-point territory they shoot 37%, which is good for 9th in the NBA. They average 42.9 boards per contest and 24.3 assists per game, which ranks them 19th and 5th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 16th with 14.3 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Cavaliers give up 110 points per game, which ranks them 27th in the league. Their defense is surrendering a 48% shooting percentage and a 37% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 27th and 18th in those defensive statistics. They rank 30th with 25.9 dimes allowed per game and 23rd with 44.4 boards surrendered per contest. The Cavaliers are 6th in the league in forcing turnovers with 13.6 per contest this year. Cleveland is 5th in the NBA with 110.2 points per contest this season. They are 6th in the league in shooting at 48%, while their average scoring margin is 0.2. They shoot 37% from beyond the arc, which is good for 8th in the league. They are 23rd in the NBA in rebounding with 41.7 boards per contest and 7th in assists per game with 23.6. The Cavaliers are 17th in turnovers per contest with 14.2.
The Wizards are 9th in the league in defensive rating with 107.8, and their offensive rating of 109.7 is ranked 19th. They are 14th in the NBA in pace with 97.2 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 52% is 13th. As a unit they are 13th in the league in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 31% of their shot attempts, ranking 23rd in the NBA. Washington is 18th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13 times per 100 possessions while forcing 13.8 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 52%, which is 21st in the NBA.
Cleveland is 16th in the NBA in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13.1 times per 100 possessions while forcing 12.3 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 54%, which is 3rd in the league. The Cavaliers are 5th in the NBA in offensive rating with 112.3, and their defensive rating of 112.1 is ranked 2nd. In terms of pace they are 13th in the league with 97.7 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 55% is 3rd. As a team they are 3rd in the NBA in true shooting percentage with 59% and they shoot 3-pointers on 39% of their shots, ranking 3rd in the league.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take Washington +5.5 and over 216 total points
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