Washington Wizards at Phoenix Suns NBA Picks & Predictions 3/27/2019
Wednesday, March 27, 2019
Talking Stick Resort Arena
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The Washington Wizards travel to Talking Stick Resort Arena to play the Phoenix Suns on Wednesday, March 27, 2019. The opening line for this matchup has Washington as 3.5 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 Suns have an overall mark of 17-58. They currently are 5th in the Pacific Division. They total 106.7 points per contest and give up 116.1, which is a point differential of -9.4.
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 Phoenix Suns Betting Trends
The Phoenix Suns are 34-40-0 against the spread
The Phoenix Suns are 31-43-0 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
03/25/19 SF Trevor Ariza Groin is downgraded to doubtful Tuesday vs LA Lakers
Key Phoenix Suns Injuries
03/25/19 SF Josh Jackson Ankle is questionable Wednesday vs Washington
03/25/19 G Tyler Johnson Knee is questionable Wednesday vs Washington
03/21/19 SF Kelly Oubre Jr. Thumb is out for season
01/24/19 SF TJ Warren Ankle is out indefinitely
Jeff Green averages 12.5 points per game in 27.8 minutes per contest. He averages 1.8 assists per contest and 4.1 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 48% for the year while his free throw percentage is 89%. Bradley Beal comes into this contest averaging 25.9 points per game while playing 37.6 minutes per night. He pulls down 5.2 rebounds per game and dishes out 5.6 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 48% while his free throw percentage is at 82%.
Deandre Ayton averages 16.3 points per game and he sees the court an average of 30.8 minutes per contest. He also averages 10.2 rebounds per contest and 1.8 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 59% and his free throw percentage is 75%. Devin Booker averages 26.2 points per game while playing 35.3 minutes per contest. He grabs 4.2 rebounds per game and has 6.7 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 46% and his free throw percentage is at 86%.
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 8th 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 Suns surrender 116.1 points per contest, which ranks them 28th in the NBA. Their defense allows a 48% shooting percentage and a 37% average from 3-point range, ranking them 29th and 27th in those defensive statistics. They rank 26th with 26.0 assists allowed per contest, and 26th with 46.8 rebounds surrendered per game. The Suns are 26th in the NBA in forcing turnovers with 15.9 per game. Phoenix is 24th in the league with 106.7 points per game this year. They are 16th in the league in shooting at 46%, while their average scoring margin is -9.4. They shoot 33% from 3-point range, which is good for 30th in the NBA. They are 30th in the league in rebounding with 40.3 boards per game and 20th in assists per contest with 23.8. The Suns are 2nd in turnovers per game with 15.8.
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.
Phoenix is 2nd in the NBA in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14 times per 100 possessions while forcing 13.7 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 54%, which is 3rd in the league. The Suns are 28th in the NBA in offensive rating with 105.2, and their defensive rating of 114.5 is ranked 29th. In terms of pace they are 12th in the league with 100.5 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 51% is 25th. As a team they are 22nd in the NBA in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 33% of their shots, ranking 22nd in the league.
Who will win tonight's Wizards/Suns NBA game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Phoenix +3.5
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