Washington Wizards at Philadelphia 76ers NBA Picks & Predictions 2/6/2018
Tuesday, February 6, 2018
Wells Fargo Center
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The Washington Wizards head to Wells Fargo Center to take on the Philadelphia 76ers on Tuesday, February 6, 2018. The opening line for this game has Philadelphia as 6.5 point favorites.
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The Wizards come into this game with an overall record of 30-22. 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 76ers have an overall mark of 25-25. They currently are 3rd in the Atlantic Division. They are averaging 107.5 points per contest and giving up 106.5, which is a point differential of 1.0.
Valuable Washington Wizards Betting Trends
The Washington Wizards are 24-28-0 against the spread
The Washington Wizards are 22-28-2 against the over/under
Important Philadelphia 76ers Betting Trends
The Philadelphia 76ers are 27-23-0 against the spread
The Philadelphia 76ers are 26-24-0 against the over/under
Key Washington Wizards Injuries
02/03/18 F Mike Scott Flu is "?" Monday vs Indiana
01/31/18 PG John Wall Knee is OUT 6-8 weeks
Key Philadelphia 76ers Injuries
01/15/18 PG Markelle Fultz Shoulder is out indefinitely
Bradley Beal comes into this game averaging 23.8 points per contest while playing 36.1 minutes per night so far this year. He grabs 4.5 rebounds per contest and distributes 4 assists per game. His FG percentage is 46% while his free throw percentage is 79%. Otto Porter averages 14 points per contest in 31.7 minutes per game this year. He averages 2 assists per game and 6.3 rebounds per contest for Washington. His field goal percentage is 49% for the season while his free throw percentage is 83%.
Joel Embiid has scored 23.6 points per contest while playing 31.7 minutes per game this season for the 76ers. He hauls in 11 rebounds per contest and has 3.3 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 49% and his free throw percentage is at 79%. Ben Simmons averages 16.7 points per game this year and he's on the court an average of 35.1 minutes per game. He also brings in 7.8 rebounds per game and 7.2 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 53% and his free throw percentage is 56%.
Useful Team Statistics
Washington averages 107.4 points per contest this year, which is 9th in the league. Their average scoring margin is 1.96 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a unit, which has them ranked 9th. From 3-point territory they shoot 37%, which is good for 8th in the NBA. They average 42.8 boards per contest and 23.9 assists per game, which ranks them 18th and 5th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 18th with 14.3 per game. The Wizards allow 105.5 points per contest which is 14th in the NBA. They also surrender a 46% shooting percentage and a 34% average from 3-point range, ranking them 11th and 3rd in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 43.3 rebounds a game which ranks 18th, and they allow 21.8 assists per game which puts them in 9th place in the league. They force 15.3 turnovers per game which ranks them 25th in the NBA.
Useful Team Statistics
Philadelphia is 8th in the NBA with 107.5 points per contest this season. They are 10th in the league in shooting at 46%, while their average scoring margin is 0.92. They shoot 36% from beyond the arc, which is good for 21st in the league. They are 1st in the NBA in rebounding with 46.8 boards per contest and 3rd in assists per game with 25.4. The 76ers are 1st in turnovers per contest with 17.6. The 76ers give up 106.5 points per game, which ranks them 19th in the league. Their defense is surrendering a 44% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 2nd and 2nd in those defensive statistics. They rank 5th with 20.9 dimes allowed per game and 10th with 42.1 boards surrendered per contest. The 76ers are 15th in the league in forcing turnovers with 14.4 per contest this year.
The Wizards are 9th in the NBA in offensive rating with 109.8, and their defensive rating of 107.8 is ranked 17th. In terms of pace they are 14th in the league with 97.3 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 52% is 10th. As a team they are 12th in the NBA in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 31% of their shots, ranking 22nd in the league. Washington is 20th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13 times per 100 possessions while forcing 13.8 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 51%, which is 21st in the league.
Philadelphia is 1st in the NBA in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.5 times per 100 possessions while forcing 12.7 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 49%, which is 29th in the league. The 76ers are 15th in the NBA in offensive rating with 107.4, and their defensive rating of 106.4 is ranked 25th. In terms of pace they are 5th in the league with 99.3 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 52% is 9th. As a team they are 9th in the NBA in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 34% of their shots, ranking 16th in the league.
Who will win tonight's Wizards/76ers NBA game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Philadelphia -6.5
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