Washington Wizards at Golden State Warriors NBA Picks & Predictions 10/24/2018
Wednesday, October 24, 2018
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The Washington Wizards head to Oracle Arena to take on the Golden State Warriors on Wednesday, October 24, 2018. The opening line for this game has Golden State as 9 point favorites.
The Wizards have a regular season record of 1-2. They are 5th in the Southeast Division. They have a point differential of -1.3 as they average 116.7 points per game while giving up 118 per contest. The Warriors have an overall mark of 3-1. They currently are 1st in the Pacific Division. They total 113.3 points per contest and give up 106.5, which is a point differential of 6.8.
Valuable Washington Wizards Betting Trends
The Washington Wizards are 0-2-0 against the spread this season
The Washington Wizards are 2-0-0 against the over/under this year
Important Golden State Warriors Betting Trends
The Golden State Warriors are 0-3-0 against the spread this season
The Golden State Warriors are 1-2-0 against the over/under this year
Key Washington Wizards Injuries
10/23/18 C Dwight Howard Back is questionable Wednesday vs Golden State
10/23/18 C Ian Mahinmi Back is questionable Wednesday vs Golden State
Key Golden State Warriors Injuries
10/23/18 G Klay Thompson Ankle is questionable Wednesday vs Washington
10/23/18 PG Shaun Livingston Foot is questionable Wednesday vs Washington
10/11/18 F DeMarcus Cousins Achilles is out indefinitely
Bradley Beal averages 25.7 points per contest in 35.3 minutes per game this year. He averages 5 assists per game and 4 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 47% for the season while his free throw percentage is 55%. John Wall comes into this game averaging 22.3 points per contest while playing 37 minutes per night. He grabs 3.7 rebounds per contest and distributes 8.0 assists per game. His FG percentage is 41% while his free throw percentage is 71%.
Kevin Durant averages 26.8 points per game and he sees the court an average of 35.5 minutes per game. He also hauls in 8 rebounds per game and dishes 5.8 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 48% and his free throw percentage is 93%. Stephen Curry scores 30.5 points per contest while playing 35.8 minutes per game. He hauls in 5 rebounds per contest and has 7.8 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 53% and his free throw percentage is at 83%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Wizards allow 118 points per contest which is 21st in the NBA. They also surrender a 41% shooting percentage and a 32% average from 3-point range, ranking them 2nd and 6th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 59 rebounds a game which ranks 30th, and they allow 22.7 assists per game which puts them in 11th place in the league. They force 17.3 turnovers per game which ranks them 28th in the NBA. Washington averages 116.7 points per contest, which is 11th in the league. Their average scoring margin is -1.3 and their shooting percentage is 43% as a unit, which has them ranked 23rd. From 3-point territory they shoot 34%, which is good for 21st in the NBA. They average 43.7 boards per contest and 20.7 assists per game, which ranks them 21st and 27th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 26th with 11.7 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Warriors give up 106.5 points per game, which ranks them 7th in the league. Their defense surrenders a 42% shooting percentage and a 30% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 5th and 4th in those defensive statistics. They rank 10th with 22.5 dimes allowed per game and 12th with 44.0 boards surrendered per contest. The Warriors are 21st in the league in forcing turnovers with 14.8 per contest. Golden State is 13th in the NBA with 113.3 points per contest this season. They are 4th in the league in shooting at 49%, while their average scoring margin is 6.8. They shoot 34% from beyond the arc, which is good for 22nd in the league. They are 17th in the NBA in rebounding with 45 boards per contest and 2nd in assists per game with 28. The Warriors are 4th in turnovers per contest with 17.
The Wizards are 20th in the NBA in offensive rating with 108.5, and their defensive rating of 109.8 is ranked 17th. In terms of pace they are 6th in the league with 103.9 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 50% is 21st. As a team they are 21st in the NBA in true shooting percentage with 54% and they shoot 3-pointers on 36% of their shots, ranking 13th in the league. Washington is 28th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 9.8 times per 100 possessions while forcing 13.4 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 47%, which is 28th in the league.
Golden State is 4th in the NBA in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15 times per 100 possessions while forcing 12.6 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 48%, which is 25th in the league. The Warriors are 12th in the NBA in offensive rating with 111.6, and their defensive rating of 104.9 is ranked 4th. In terms of pace they are 16th in the league with 101.5 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 55% is 7th. As a team they are 7th in the NBA in true shooting percentage with 59% and they shoot 3-pointers on 32% of their shots, ranking 22nd in the league.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take Golden State +9 and under 235.5 total points
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