Washington Wizards at Los Angeles Lakers Basketball Betting Tips 3/26/2019
Tuesday, March 26, 2019
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The Washington Wizards travel to Staples Center to play the Los Angeles Lakers on Tuesday, March 26, 2019. The opening line for this matchup has Los Angeles as 1.5 point favorites.
The Wizards head into this matchup with a mark of 30-44. They are 4th in the Southeast Division. They have a point differential of -2.7 as they average 114.3 points per contest while giving up 116.9 per game. The Lakers have an overall record of 32-41 this season. They are 4th in the Pacific Division. They average 111.7 points per game and surrender 113.8, good for a point differential of -2.2.
Valuable Washington Wizards Betting Trends
The Washington Wizards are 33-39-2 against the spread
The Washington Wizards are 45-29-0 against the over/under
Important Los Angeles Lakers Betting Trends
The Los Angeles Lakers are 27-44-2 against the spread
The Los Angeles Lakers are 29-44-0 against the over/under
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
03/24/19 SF Trevor Ariza Groin is questionable Tuesday vs LA Lakers
Key Los Angeles Lakers Injuries
03/24/19 G Josh Hart Knee is questionable Tuesday vs Washington
03/24/19 F Mike Muscala Leg is questionable Tuesday vs Washington
03/24/19 SF Reggie Bullock Foot is questionable Tuesday vs Washington
03/09/19 SF Brandon Ingram Shoulder is out for season
01/20/19 PG Lonzo Ball Ankle is out for season
Bradley Beal averages 25.9 points per game in 37.6 minutes per contest. He averages 5.6 assists per contest and 5.2 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 48% for the year while his free throw percentage is 82%. Trevor Ariza comes into this contest averaging 12.6 points per game while playing 34.4 minutes per night. He pulls down 5.5 rebounds per game and dishes out 3.7 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 40% while his free throw percentage is at 79%.
Kyle Kuzma averages 18.7 points per game and he sees the court an average of 33.2 minutes per contest. He also averages 5.6 rebounds per contest and 2.6 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 46% and his free throw percentage is 75%. LeBron James averages 27.5 points per game while playing 35.3 minutes per contest. He grabs 8.6 rebounds per game and has 8.1 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 51% and his free throw percentage is at 67%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Wizards allow 116.9 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 29th in the league. They also allow a 48% shooting percentage and a 37% average from behind the arc, ranking them 28th and 28th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 47.2 rebounds a game which ranks 28th, and they give up 26.2 assists per contest which puts them in 28th place in the league. They force 15.9 turnovers per game which ranks them 28th in the league. Washington averages 114.3 points per contest this season, which ranks them 7th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is -2.7 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a team, which has them ranked 9th. Behind the arc they shoot 35% which is good for 24th in the league. They average 42.0 rebounds per game and 26.5 assists per contest, which ranks them 27th and 5th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 12th with 14.3 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Lakers surrender 113.8 points per contest, which ranks them 24th in the NBA. Their defense allows a 45% shooting percentage and a 35% average from 3-point range, ranking them 10th and 15th in those defensive statistics. They rank 21st with 24.9 assists allowed per contest, and 27th with 47.1 rebounds surrendered per game. The Lakers are 19th in the NBA in forcing turnovers with 14.2 per game. Los Angeles is 16th in the league with 111.7 points per game this year. They are 8th in the league in shooting at 47%, while their average scoring margin is -2.2. They shoot 33% from 3-point range, which is good for 29th in the NBA. They are 8th in the league in rebounding with 46.3 boards per game and 12th in assists per contest with 25.2. The Lakers are 3rd in turnovers per game with 15.7.
The Wizards are 13th in the NBA in offensive rating with 111.2, and their defensive rating of 113.8 is ranked 27th. In terms of pace they are 9th in the league with 101.3 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 54% is 5th. As a team they are 8th in the NBA in true shooting percentage with 57% and they shoot 3-pointers on 37% of their shots, ranking 12th in the league. Washington is 15th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 12.5 times per 100 possessions while forcing 13.6 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 54%, which is 2nd in the league.
Los Angeles is 3rd in the league in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13.5 times per 100 possessions while forcing 12.1 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 52%, which is 19th in the NBA. The Lakers are 26th in the league in defensive rating with 109.7, and their offensive rating of 107.6 is ranked 14th. They are 4th in the NBA in pace with 103.2 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 53% is 14th. As a unit they are 18th in the league in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 34% of their shot attempts, ranking 19th in the NBA.
Who will win tonight's Wizards/Lakers NBA game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Washington +1.5
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