Washington Wizards at New York Knicks NBA Picks & Predictions 12/3/2018
Monday, December 3, 2018
Madison Square Garden
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The Washington Wizards head to Madison Square Garden to take on the New York Knicks on Monday, December 3, 2018. The opening line for this game has Washington as 3 point favorites.
The Wizards have a record of 9-14. They are 3rd in the Southeast Division. They have a point differential of -5.4 as they average 111.7 points per game while giving up 117.1 per contest. The Knicks have an overall mark of 8-16. They currently are 5th in the Atlantic Division. They total 109.0 points per contest and give up 114.6, which is a point differential of -5.6.
Valuable Washington Wizards Betting Trends
The Washington Wizards are 7-14-1 against the spread this season
The Washington Wizards are 14-8-0 against the over/under this year
Important New York Knicks Betting Trends
The New York Knicks are 13-9-1 against the spread this season
The New York Knicks are 12-11-0 against the over/under this year
Key Washington Wizards Injuries
12/01/18 SF Jeff Green Back is questionable Monday vs New York
11/28/18 C Dwight Howard Gluteus is out indefinitely
Key New York Knicks Injuries
12/01/18 C Mitchell Robinson Heel is questionable Monday vs Washington
12/01/18 PG Trey Burke Knee injured last game, is questionable Monday vs Washington
11/07/18 SF Lance Thomas Knee is out indefinitely
10/11/18 F Kristaps Porzingis Knee is out indefinitely
Bradley Beal averages 21.7 points per contest in 35.0 minutes per game this year. He averages 4.0 assists per game and 4.2 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 47% for the season while his free throw percentage is 78%. John Wall comes into this game averaging 21.4 points per contest while playing 34.5 minutes per night. He grabs 3.6 rebounds per contest and distributes 8.1 assists per game. His FG percentage is 45% while his free throw percentage is 68%.
Enes Kanter averages 15.0 points per game and he sees the court an average of 27.5 minutes per game. He also hauls in 11.6 rebounds per game and dishes 2.1 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 54% and his free throw percentage is 83%. Tim Hardaway scores 22.2 points per contest while playing 33.6 minutes per game. He hauls in 3.5 rebounds per contest and has 3.1 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 40% and his free throw percentage is at 85%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Wizards allow 117.1 points per contest which is 28th in the NBA. They also surrender a 47% shooting percentage and a 37% average from 3-point range, ranking them 22nd and 27th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 48.5 rebounds a game which ranks 29th, and they allow 25.4 assists per game which puts them in 29th place in the league. They force 16.2 turnovers per game which ranks them 27th in the NBA. Washington averages 111.7 points per contest, which is 11th in the league. Their average scoring margin is -5.4 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a unit, which has them ranked 14th. From 3-point territory they shoot 32%, which is good for 28th in the NBA. They average 41.1 boards per contest and 23.6 assists per game, which ranks them 28th and 16th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 19th with 13.8 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Knicks give up 114.6 points per game, which ranks them 26th in the league. Their defense surrenders a 47% shooting percentage and a 37% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 25th and 25th in those defensive statistics. They rank 27th with 25.3 dimes allowed per game and 24th with 46.5 boards surrendered per contest. The Knicks are 18th in the league in forcing turnovers with 14.6 per contest. New York is 19th in the NBA with 109.0 points per contest this season. They are 28th in the league in shooting at 44%, while their average scoring margin is -5.6. They shoot 34% from beyond the arc, which is good for 22nd in the league. They are 14th in the NBA in rebounding with 45.5 boards per contest and 30th in assists per game with 19.1. The Knicks are 17th in turnovers per contest with 14.0.
The Wizards are 19th in the NBA in offensive rating with 108.7, and their defensive rating of 114 is ranked 29th. In terms of pace they are 7th in the league with 101.9 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 52% is 18th. As a team they are 16th in the NBA in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 37% of their shots, ranking 12th in the league. Washington is 20th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 12.1 times per 100 possessions while forcing 13.8 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 54%, which is 7th in the league.
New York is 19th in the NBA in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 12.1 times per 100 possessions while forcing 12.8 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 54%, which is 4th in the league. The Knicks are 23rd in the NBA in offensive rating with 108, and their defensive rating of 113.5 is ranked 27th. In terms of pace they are 17th in the league with 99.6 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 49% is 29th. As a team they are 26th in the NBA in true shooting percentage with 54% and they shoot 3-pointers on 32% of their shots, ranking 24th in the league.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take Washington -3 and over 226 total points
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