Suns at Wizards - 12/4/15 NBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Phoenix Suns (8-11) at Washington Wizards (7-9)
NBA Basketball: Friday, December 4, 2015 at 7:00 pm (Verizon Center)
The Line: Washington Wizards -2.5 -- Over/Under: 208.5 See the Latest Odds
TV: FSAZ, CSNB
The Phoenix Suns and Washington Wizards meet Friday night at the Verizon Center.
The Phoenix Suns need a big victory after losing six of their last seven games. The Phoenix Suns are averaging 106.3 points on 44.8 percent shooting and allowing 105.8 points on 47 percent shooting. Eric Bledsoe is averaging 22.2 points and 6.4 assists while Brandon Knight is averaging 21.8 points and 4.4 rebounds. Jon Leuer is dishing 1.2 assists and P.J. Tucker is grabbing 4.7 rebounds. The Phoenix Suns are shooting 39.3 percent from beyond the arc and 75.1 percent from the free throw line. The Suns are allowing 50.4 percent shooting from the field in their last five games. The Phoenix Suns have lost four of their last five road games. Markieff Morris and Tyson Chandler are questionable.
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The Washington Wizards also need a big victory after losing five of their last six games. The Washington Wizards are averaging 99.4 points on 43.4 percent shooting and allowing 104.1 points on 45 percent shooting. Bradley Beal is averaging 18.8 points and 4.5 rebounds while John Wall is averaging 18.4 points and 7.9 assists. Otto Porter Jr. is grabbing 4.6 rebounds and Ramon Sessions is dishing 2.6 assists. The Washington Wizards are shooting 34.2 percent from beyond the arc and 76.2 percent from the free throw line. The WIzards are shooting just 38.8 percent from the field in their last five games. The Washington Wizards have lost three straight home games. Drew Gooden is questionable with a calf injury.
The Suns are 2-5 ATS in their last 7 Friday games and 1-6 ATS in their last 7 games overall. The Wizards are 2-6 ATS in their last 8 vs. Western Conference and 4-11-2 ATS in their last 17 games playing on 1 days rest. The Suns are 8-1 ATS in the last 9 meetings in Washington and 10-3 ATS in the last 13 meetings overall.
The Wizards are all banged up and are shooting less than 40 percent from the field in their last five games. Not to mention Washington just lost to the Lakers. The Suns offensive punch could give this struggling Washington team issues. I'll take the road team here.