Washington Wizards vs Indiana Pacers Expert NBA Picks 11/6/2019
Wednesday, November 6, 2019
Bankers Life Fieldhouse
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Bradley Beal and the Washington Wizards (2-4, 5th in the Southeast Division) are headed to Bankers Life Fieldhouse on Wednesday where they'll meet the Indiana Pacers (3-3, 2nd in the Central Division). The line on this game has Indiana as 2.5 point favorites. The over/under has been set at 224.
The Wizards are covering 83.3% of the time, having gone 5-1-0 ATS. Indiana is covering the spread 50.0% of the time, going 3-3-0 against the spread.
Key Washington Wizards Injuries
11/4/2019 Jordan McRae SG Finger Game Time Decision
10/3/2019 Ian Mahinmi C Achilles Expected to be out until at least Nov 14
7/23/2019 John Wall PG Achilles Expected to be out until at least May 1
Key Indiana Pacers Injuries
11/4/2019 Myles Turner C Ankle Game Time Decision
11/4/2019 Doug McDermott SF Foot Game Time Decision
11/3/2019 Domantas Sabonis PF Calf Game Time Decision
10/31/2019 Edmond Sumner PG Hand Expected to be out until at least Nov 23
10/27/2019 Victor Oladipo SG Knee Expected to be out until at least Dec 1
Bradley Beal comes into this game averaging 26.5 points per contest while playing 34.2 minutes per night this year. He grabs 4.7 rebounds per contest and distributes 6.3 assists per game. His FG percentage is 41% while his free throw percentage is 79%. Thomas Bryant averages 12.5 points per contest in 28.8 minutes per game. He averages 2.3 assists per game and 9.7 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 47% for the season while his free throw percentage is 75%.
Malcolm Brogdon scores 22.5 points per contest while playing 33.7 minutes per game. He hauls in 5.3 rebounds per contest and has 9.7 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 47% and his free throw percentage is at 97%. Domantas Sabonis averages 21.8 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 36.2 minutes per game. He also brings in 11.4 rebounds per game and has 2.6 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 57% and his free throw percentage is 89%.
Useful Team Statistics
Washington averages 116.8 points per contest, which is 6th in the league. Their average scoring margin is -0.8 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a unit, which has them ranked 13th. From 3-point territory they shoot 36%, which is good for 10th in the NBA. They average 42.5 boards per contest and 26.0 assists per game, which ranks them 26th and 5th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 19th with 15.5 per game. The Wizards allow 117.7 points per contest, which is 26th in the NBA. They also surrender a 47% shooting percentage and a 38% average from 3-point range, ranking them 25th and 28th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 46.8 rebounds a game which ranks 19th, and they allow 24.7 assists per game which puts them in 23rd place in the league. They force 17.3 turnovers per game which ranks them 20th in the NBA.
Useful Team Statistics
Indiana is 21st in the NBA with 105.2 points per contest this season. They are 18th in the league in shooting at 44%, while their average scoring margin is 1.33. They shoot 32% from beyond the arc, which is good for 23rd in the league. They are 22nd in the NBA in rebounding with 44.2 boards per contest and 10th in assists per game with 24.3. The Pacers are 27th in turnovers per contest with 13.5. The Pacers give up 103.8 points per game, which ranks them 7th in the league. Their defense surrenders a 45% shooting percentage and a 38% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 15th and 27th in those defensive statistics. They rank 15th with 23.0 dimes allowed per game and 16th with 46.3 boards surrendered per contest. The Pacers are 24th in the league in forcing turnovers with 18.5 per contest this year.
The Wizards are 4th in the NBA in offensive rating with 110.8, and their defensive rating of 111.6 is ranked 26th. In terms of pace they are 9th in the league with 105.5 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 53% is 12th. As a team they are 12th in the NBA in true shooting percentage with 57% and they shoot 3-pointers on 38% of their shots, ranking 15th in the league. Washington is 20th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13.1 times per 100 possessions while forcing 14.6 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 55%, which is 4th in the league.
Indiana is 28th in the NBA in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 11.9 times per 100 possessions while forcing 16.3 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 52%, which is 16th in the league. The Pacers are 21st in the NBA in offensive rating with 104.3, and their defensive rating of 103 is ranked 11th. In terms of pace they are 22nd in the league with 100.8 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 49% is 24th. As a team they are 24th in the NBA in true shooting percentage with 53% and they shoot 3-pointers on 27% of their shots, ranking 30th in the league.
Who will win tonight's Wizards/Pacers NBA game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Washington +2.5
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