New York Knicks at Washington Wizards
Saturday, December 28, 2019 at 8:00 PM (Capital One Arena)
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The New York Knicks travel to Capital One Arena to take on the Washington Wizards in a battle of two of the worst teams in the NBA. The Knicks come in on off a shocking upset over the Brooklyn Nets 94-82 to improve their record to an abysmall 8-24 on the season. The Washington Wizards were blown out on the road by the Detroit Pistons 132-102 to drop to 9-21 on the season.
The Washington Wizards boast one of the best offenses in the country with 117 points per game while shooting 46.4% from the field. The Wizards are led by flourishing young star Bradley Beal who averages team highs in points with 27.8 and assists with 6.7 per game. Beal scores the ball, despite not being that efficient with 43.6% from the field and 32% from the field. Beal is 3rd in the NBA in scoring this season.
The Knicks on the other side of the court boast the worst offense in the NBA scoring only 103.2 points per game and shooting just 42.9% from the field. Leading the Knicks in scoring is Marcus Morris Sr. who averages 18.6 points per game. The key to Knicks success however is John Randle who is averaging 18.4 points per game and adding 8.6 rebounds for New York.
The Wizards have the worst defense in the NBA this season allowing teams to score 122 points per game, while the Knicks have allowed opponents to score 111.8 points per game and rank 19th in the NBA.
The Wizards electrifying offense will do enough to carry them in this matchup against the Knicks, while the Knicks offense continues to stutter and struggle in another loss. Final score prediction, The Washington Wizards win the game and cover the spread with a final score of 117-110.