Washington Wizards vs. Boston Celtics - 11/9/16 NBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Boston Celtics (3-3) at Washington Wizards (1-5)
NBA Basketball: Wednesday, November 9, 2016 at 7:00 pm (Verizon Center)
The Line: Washington Wizards +1.5 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Boston Celtics and Washington Wizards meet Wednesday night in NBA action at the Verizon Center.
The Boston Celtics look for their second road win of the season to get a game above a .500 record. The Boston Celtics are averaging 110.2 points on 48.7 percent shooting and allowing 111.8 points on 44.7 percent shooting. Isaiah Thomas is averaging 26.2 points and 6.7 assists while Avery Bradley is averaging 19.5 points and 8.7 rebounds. Jae Crowder is the third double-digit scorer and Al Horford is grabbing 5.3 rebounds. The Boston Celtics are shooting 38.3 percent from beyond the arc and 73.9 percent from the free throw line. The Boston Celtics are allowing 37.6 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 40.3 rebounds per game. The Boston Celtics have lost five of their last eight road games.
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The Washington Wizards could use a big home win to climb out of a slow 1-5 start to the season. The Washington Wizards are averaging 98.7 points on 43.8 percent shooting and allowing 105.5 points on 46.7 percent shooting. John Wall is averaging 21.8 points and 9.6 assists while Bradley Beal is averaging 17.5 points and 1.8 rebounds. Otto Porter Jr. is the third double-digit scorer and Markieff Morris is grabbing 6.7 rebounds. The Washington Wizards are shooting 29.4 percent from beyond the arc and 78.4 percent from the free throw line. The Washington Wizards are allowing 39.5 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 42.7 rebounds per game. The Washington Wizards have won four of their last six home games.
The Celtics are 2-9 ATS in their last 11 games playing on 2 days rest and 5-12 ATS in their last 17 road games. The Wizards are 13-6 ATS in their last 19 games playing on 1 days rest and 5-2 ATS in their last 7 vs. Eastern Conference. The Celtics are 4-0 ATS in the last 4 meetings and over is 9-4 in the last 13 meetings.
The Wizards found some confidence in their recent win and now get another home game where they usually play decent basketball. The Celtics haven't looked as good as expected and now have Thomas calling the team out. The vibes with the Boston team aren't good right now. Give me the Wizards at home to win this game.