Boston Celtics at Washington Wizards NBA Picks 4/9/2019
Tuesday, April 9, 2019
Capital One Arena
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The Boston Celtics travel to Capital One Arena to play the Washington Wizards on Tuesday, April 9, 2019.
The Celtics have a record of 48-33. They are 3rd in the Atlantic Division. They have a point differential of 4.4 as they average 112.3 points per game while giving up 107.9 per contest. The Wizards have an overall record of 32-49 this season. They are 4th in the Southeast Division. They average 114.1 points per game and surrender 116.9, good for a point differential of -2.9.
Valuable Boston Celtics Betting Trends
The Boston Celtics are 37-42-2 against the spread
The Boston Celtics are 45-34-0 against the over/under
Important Washington Wizards Betting Trends
The Washington Wizards are 36-43-2 against the spread
The Washington Wizards are 49-32-0 against the over/under
Key Boston Celtics Injuries
04/08/19 PG Marcus Smart Hip is downgraded to doubtful Sunday vs Orlando
04/07/19 SF Jayson Tatum Shin left last game, is questionable Tuesday vs Washington
Key Washington Wizards Injuries
12/28/18 PG John Wall Heel is out for season
11/28/18 C Dwight Howard Gluteus is out indefinitely
04/05/19 F Jabari Parker Knee is questionable Sunday vs New York
04/02/19 SF Trevor Ariza Groin is out for season
Jayson Tatum averages 15.7 points per game in 31.1 minutes per contest. He averages 2.1 assists per contest and 6.0 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 45% for the year while his free throw percentage is 86%. Kyrie Irving comes into this contest averaging 23.8 points per game while playing 33.0 minutes per night. He pulls down 5.0 rebounds per game and dishes out 6.9 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 49% while his free throw percentage is at 87%.
Bradley Beal averages 25.7 points per game and he sees the court an average of 37.2 minutes per contest. He also averages 5.0 rebounds per contest and 5.5 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 47% and his free throw percentage is 81%. Jeff Green averages 12.4 points per game while playing 27.3 minutes per contest. He grabs 4.0 rebounds per game and has 1.8 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 48% and his free throw percentage is at 89%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Celtics allow 107.9 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 8th in the league. They also allow a 45% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the arc, ranking them 4th and 5th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 45.8 rebounds a game which ranks 21st, and they give up 23.6 assists per contest which puts them in 8th place in the league. They force 15.1 turnovers per game which ranks them 23rd in the league. Boston averages 112.3 points per contest this season, which ranks them 14th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is 4.4 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a team, which has them ranked 14th. Behind the arc they shoot 37% which is good for 7th in the league. They average 44.5 rebounds per game and 26.3 assists per contest, which ranks them 22nd and 5th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 28th with 12.9 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Wizards surrender 116.9 points per contest, which ranks them 29th in the NBA. Their defense allows a 48% shooting percentage and a 37% average from 3-point range, ranking them 28th and 27th in those defensive statistics. They rank 27th with 26.2 assists allowed per contest, and 28th with 47.2 rebounds surrendered per game. The Wizards are 28th in the NBA in forcing turnovers with 15.9 per game. Washington is 9th in the league with 114.1 points per game this year. They are 10th in the league in shooting at 47%, while their average scoring margin is -2.9. They shoot 34% from 3-point range, which is good for 26th in the NBA. They are 27th in the league in rebounding with 42.2 boards per game and 6th in assists per contest with 26.2. The Wizards are 14th in turnovers per game with 14.1.
The Celtics are 9th in the league in defensive rating with 107.8, and their offensive rating of 112.2 is ranked 6th. They are 17th in the NBA in pace with 99.6 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 53% is 7th. As a unit they are 9th in the league in true shooting percentage with 57% and they shoot 3-pointers on 38% of their shot attempts, ranking 9th in the NBA. Boston is 26th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 11.5 times per 100 possessions while forcing 13.4 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 51%, which is 22nd in the NBA.
Washington is 18th in the league in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 12.3 times per 100 possessions while forcing 13.6 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 55%, which is 2nd in the NBA. The Wizards are 13th in the league in defensive rating with 113.9, and their offensive rating of 111.1 is ranked 28th. They are 9th in the NBA in pace with 101.4 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 53% is 9th. As a unit they are 11th in the league in true shooting percentage with 57% and they shoot 3-pointers on 37% of their shot attempts, ranking 12th in the NBA.
Who will win tonight's Celtics/Wizards NBA game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Washington
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