Washington Wizards at Sacramento Kings NBA Picks & Predictions 10/26/2018
Friday, October 26, 2018
Golden 1 Center
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The Washington Wizards head to Golden 1 Center to take on the Sacramento Kings on Friday, October 26, 2018. The opening line for this game has Washington as 6.5 point favorites.
The Wizards have a regular season record of 1-3. They are 5th in the Southeast Division. They have a point differential of -6.5 as they average 118 points per game while giving up 124.5 per contest. The Kings have an overall mark of 2-3. They currently are 3rd in the Pacific Division. They total 117.2 points per contest and give up 122, which is a point differential of -4.8.
Valuable Washington Wizards Betting Trends
The Washington Wizards are 1-3-0 against the spread this season
The Washington Wizards are 4-0-0 against the over/under this year
Important Sacramento Kings Betting Trends
The Sacramento Kings are 3-2-0 against the spread this season
The Sacramento Kings are 4-1-0 against the over/under this year
Key Washington Wizards Injuries
10/24/18 C Dwight Howard Back is questionable Friday vs Sacramento
10/24/18 C Ian Mahinmi Back is questionable Friday vs Sacramento
Key Sacramento Kings Injuries
10/24/18 G Iman Shumpert Hip is questionable Friday vs Washington
10/16/18 C Kosta Koufos Hamstring is out indefinitely
10/11/18 G Bogdan Bogdanovic Knee is out indefinitely
John Wall averages 20 points per contest in 34.8 minutes per game this year. He averages 7.5 assists per game and 3.3 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 41% for the season while his free throw percentage is 68%. Bradley Beal comes into this game averaging 25 points per contest while playing 31.3 minutes per night. He grabs 3.8 rebounds per contest and distributes 4.8 assists per game. His FG percentage is 51% while his free throw percentage is 62%.
Buddy Hield averages 16.2 points per game and he sees the court an average of 29.4 minutes per game. He also hauls in 5 rebounds per game and dishes 1.8 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 51% and his free throw percentage is 75%. De'Aaron Fox scores 17.6 points per contest while playing 32.8 minutes per game. He hauls in 4.8 rebounds per contest and has 6.6 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 47% and his free throw percentage is at 68%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Wizards allow 124.5 points per contest which is 29th in the NBA. They also surrender a 45% shooting percentage and a 35% average from 3-point range, ranking them 14th and 14th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 56.3 rebounds a game which ranks 30th, and they allow 26.3 assists per game which puts them in 26th place in the league. They force 16.8 turnovers per game which ranks them 27th in the NBA. Washington averages 118 points per contest, which is 7th in the league. Their average scoring margin is -6.5 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a unit, which has them ranked 22nd. From 3-point territory they shoot 33%, which is good for 22nd in the NBA. They average 41.3 boards per contest and 21 assists per game, which ranks them 27th and 25th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 26th with 11.8 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Kings give up 122 points per game, which ranks them 28th in the league. Their defense surrenders a 49% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 26th and 18th in those defensive statistics. They rank 22nd with 25.6 dimes allowed per game and 24th with 49 boards surrendered per contest. The Kings are 24th in the league in forcing turnovers with 15.6 per contest. Sacramento is 8th in the NBA with 117.2 points per contest this season. They are 3rd in the league in shooting at 51%, while their average scoring margin is -4.8. They shoot 40% from beyond the arc, which is good for 5th in the league. They are 21st in the NBA in rebounding with 43.6 boards per contest and 16th in assists per game with 23.4. The Kings are 15th in turnovers per contest with 13.8.
The Wizards are 16th in the league in defensive rating with 116, and their offensive rating of 110 is ranked 23rd. They are 6th in the NBA in pace with 104.6 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 50% is 21st. As a unit they are 18th in the league in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 39% of their shot attempts, ranking 9th in the NBA. Washington is 25th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 9.9 times per 100 possessions while forcing 13.2 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 51%, which is 17th in the NBA.
Sacramento is 17th in the NBA in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 12 times per 100 possessions while forcing 12.9 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 55%, which is 6th in the league. The Kings are 14th in the NBA in offensive rating with 111.7, and their defensive rating of 116.3 is ranked 25th. In terms of pace they are 5th in the league with 104.9 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 56% is 5th. As a team they are 5th in the NBA in true shooting percentage with 58% and they shoot 3-pointers on 26% of their shots, ranking 29th in the league.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take Sacramento -6.5 and under 233 total points
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