Washington Wizards at San Antonio Spurs NBA Point Spread Picks 1/27/2019
Sunday, January 27, 2019
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The Washington Wizards travel to AT&T Center to play the San Antonio Spurs on Sunday, January 27, 2019. The opening line for this matchup has San Antonio as 7.5 point favorites.
The Wizards have a record of 21-27. They are 3rd in the Southeast Division. They have a point differential of -2.8 as they average 112.7 points per game while giving up 115.5 per contest. The Spurs have an overall record of 27-22 this season. They are 2nd in the Southwest Division. They average 111.6 points per game and surrender 109.5, good for a point differential of 2.1.
Valuable Washington Wizards Betting Trends
The Washington Wizards are 20-26-1 against the spread
The Washington Wizards are 27-20-0 against the over/under
Important San Antonio Spurs Betting Trends
The San Antonio Spurs are 29-19-1 against the spread
The San Antonio Spurs are 27-22-0 against the over/under
Key Washington Wizards Injuries
12/28/18 PG John Wall Heel is out indefinitely
11/28/18 C Dwight Howard Gluteus is out indefinitely
01/04/19 F Markieff Morris Neck is out 6-8 weeks
Key San Antonio Spurs Injuries
10/08/18 G Dejounte Murray ACL is out for season
01/25/19 F Davis Bertans Personal is downgraded to out Saturday vs New Orleans
01/25/19 G DeMar DeRozan Knee is out Saturday vs New Orleans
01/25/19 F LaMarcus Aldridge Wrist is questionable Saturday vs New Orleans
Otto Porter averages 12.8 points per game in 29.1 minutes per contest. He averages 1.9 assists per contest and 5.8 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 47% for the year while his free throw percentage is 79%. Bradley Beal comes into this contest averaging 24.7 points per game while playing 37.1 minutes per night. He pulls down 5.1 rebounds per game and dishes out 5.0 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 47% while his free throw percentage is at 79%.
LaMarcus Aldridge averages 20.6 points per game and he sees the court an average of 32.6 minutes per contest. He also averages 8.6 rebounds per contest and 2.5 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 51% and his free throw percentage is 84%. DeMar DeRozan averages 21.5 points per game while playing 35.4 minutes per contest. He grabs 6.2 rebounds per game and has 6.3 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 47% and his free throw percentage is at 82%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Wizards allow 115.5 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 29th in the league. They also allow a 47% shooting percentage and a 37% average from behind the arc, ranking them 25th and 24th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 47.9 rebounds a game which ranks 28th, and they give up 25.5 assists per contest which puts them in 24th place in the league. They force 16.3 turnovers per game which ranks them 29th in the league. Washington averages 112.7 points per contest this season, which ranks them 9th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is -2.8 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team, which has them ranked 12th. Behind the arc they shoot 34% which is good for 24th in the league. They average 41.0 rebounds per game and 25.5 assists per contest, which ranks them 28th and 10th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 16th with 13.8 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Spurs surrender 109.5 points per contest, which ranks them 13th in the NBA. Their defense allows a 46% shooting percentage and a 36% average from 3-point range, ranking them 18th and 17th in those defensive statistics. They rank 19th with 24.6 assists allowed per contest, and 9th with 43.9 rebounds surrendered per game. The Spurs are 4th in the NBA in forcing turnovers with 12.2 per game. San Antonio is 18th in the league with 111.6 points per game this year. They are 3rd in the league in shooting at 48%, while their average scoring margin is 2.1. They shoot 41% from 3-point range, which is good for 1st in the NBA. They are 22nd in the league in rebounding with 44.2 boards per game and 12th in assists per contest with 24.7. The Spurs are 30th in turnovers per game with 12.4.
The Wizards are 17th in the league in defensive rating with 112.8, and their offensive rating of 110 is ranked 25th. They are 8th in the NBA in pace with 100.7 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 53% is 13th. As a unit they are 12th in the league in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 37% of their shot attempts, ranking 12th in the NBA. Washington is 17th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 12.1 times per 100 possessions while forcing 14 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 54%, which is 5th in the NBA.
San Antonio is 28th in the league in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 11.3 times per 100 possessions while forcing 11.1 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 53%, which is 13th in the NBA. The Spurs are 7th in the league in defensive rating with 111.2, and their offensive rating of 113.3 is ranked 20th. They are 25th in the NBA in pace with 97.6 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 54% is 4th. As a unit they are 5th in the league in true shooting percentage with 58% and they shoot 3-pointers on 28% of their shot attempts, ranking 30th in the NBA.
Who will win tonight's Wizards/Spurs NBA game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take San Antonio -7.5
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