New Orleans Pelicans vs Washington Wizards 11/15/2021 NBA Picks, Best Bets, Tips and Prediction
Game: New Orleans Pelicans vs Washington Wizards
Date: Monday, November 15, 2021
Location: Capital One Arena in Washington, DC
TV: NBC Sports Washington
The New Orleans Pelicans (2-12) are hitting the road to Capital One Arena on Monday where they will try to defeat the Washington Wizards (9-3).
The Pelicans faced off with the Grizzlies and went home with a win by a final score of 112-101 in their last contest. Concerning personal fouls, the Pelicans walked away with 22 and the Grizzlies accumulated 9 personal fouls. They also buried 8 of their 24 attempts from 3-point land. Memphis ended up going 81.0% when shooting free throws by knocking down 17 of their 21 attempts. In addition, Memphis pulled down 26 boards (13 offensive, 13 defensive) and had 6 blocks. Memphis recorded 39 assists and had 21 steals in this game. When it comes to defending, New Orleans let their opponent shoot 43.2% from the field on 38 out of 88 shooting. They also doled out 29 assists for this game in addition to creating 6 turnovers and having 5 steals. In the matter of rebounding, they compiled a total of 37 with 8 of them being on the offensive end. From the charity stripe, the Pelicans made 22 of their 25 tries for a percentage of 88.0%. New Orleans ended the game having earned a 48.1% field goal percentage (38 of 79) and buried 14 of their 29 three-point shots.
Nickeil Alexander-Walker is someone who was a major contributor for this contest. Alexander-Walker ended up shooting 50.0% from the floor and also distributed 1 assist. He was on the hardwood for 26 mins and grabbed 3 boards. He walked away with 21 points on 7 of 14 shooting.
Get all of our NBA Betting Picks
New Orleans heads into this contest with a record of 2-12 so far this season. They currently have an average of 102.1 points per contest (26th in the NBA) while connecting on 42.3% from the field. The Pelicans are hitting 33.2% on shots beyond the perimeter (159 of 479) and 80.4% from the charity stripe. As a team, New Orleans is grabbing 45.5 rebounds per game and has accumulated 334 dimes for the season, which ranks 6th in the league in terms of passing the rock. They turn it over 15.8 times per game and as a unit they are committing 19.8 personal fouls on a nightly basis.
When they are on defense, the Pelicans are able to force 13.2 turnovers per contest and they draw 18.2 personal fouls. They rank 28th in the NBA in giving up assists to their opponents with 353 relinquished on the season. The Pelicans are giving up and opponent field goal percentage of 47.4% (574 of 1,211) and they concede 44.4 rebounds per contest as a squad. They concede 38.6% from beyond the arc and they are 27th in the league in PPG allowed (111.7).
When they last stepped on the court, the Wizards went home victorious with a score of 104-92 against the Magic. The Wizards were able to snag 41 defensive boards and 7 offensive boards for a total of 48 in this game. They turned it over 15 times, while earning 6 steals for this game. The Magic earned 13 personal fouls in the matchup which took the Wizards to the free throw line for a total of 10 shots. They were able to convert 8 of the free throws for a rate of 80.0%. Concerning 3-pointers, Washington converted 12 of their 35 attempts (34.3%). Overall, the Wizards went 42 out of 84 from the field which gave them a percentage of 50.0%. The Wizards allowed the Magic to make 31 of 92 tries from the floor which gave them a rate of 33.7% for the game. They went 32.5% from downtown via 13 of 40 and walked away from this one shooting 17 of 20 at the free throw line (85.0%). Regarding attacking the glass, Washington allowed Orlando to get 30 in total (14 on the offensive side).
Montrezl Harrell ended up being a factor for the Wizards in the matchup. Harrell racked up 20 points in his 21 minutes on the court and accumulated 7 assists for this game. He knocked down 9 out of 13 in this matchup giving him a field goal percentage of 69.2%, and had 6 rebounds.
Washington has a mark of 9-3 on the year. The Wizards are responsible for committing 18.2 fouls every game and they shoot 80.4% from the charity stripe. They are assisting teammates 23.4 times per game (16th in the league) and they lose possession via turnover 14.3 times per game. Washington has tallied 1,304 pts for the year (108.7 per contest) and they grab 47.8 rebounds per contest. When it comes to executing on offense, the Wizards are connecting on 46.2% from the field, which has them ranked 8th in the league.
The Washington defense allows 29.5% on three-point shots (111 of 376) and their opponents are knocking down 79.7% of their foul shots. They have conceded 20.9 assists and 45.4 boards per contest, which ranks them 3rd and 15th in the NBA. The Wizards on the defensive end are ranked 6th in the NBA in points allowed per contest with 103.8. They are forcing 12.6 turnovers on a nightly basis and have allowed teams to shoot 42.6% from the floor (3rd in the NBA).
Who will win tonight's NBA game against the spread?
Josh Schonwald's Pick: Take Washington
Get $60 worth of FREE premium member picks. No Obligation. No Salesman. No Credit Card. Fast Sign up with Instant Access Click Here
Get all of Today's Free NBA Picks
Get all of Today's Expert Expert NBA Picks