On Wednesday, the Cleveland Cavaliers (7-4) will play the Washington Wizards (7-3) at Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse, so check out all our NBA betting to learn more. Read our Suns at Kings NBA betting tip here!
The Wizards defeated the Bucks by a score of 101-94 in their most recent encounter. Washington had 16 fouls while the Bucks were penalized with 12 infractions. They also made 10 of their 36 three-point attempts. Milwaukee was successful on 10 of their 18 field goal attempts, going 55.6 percent. Furthermore, they collected 33 rebounds (16 offensive, 17 defensive) and had 8 blocks in the game. For the game, Milwaukee handed out 49 assists and made 17 steals. Washington gave up 39.4 percent shooting from the field against on 37 of 94 attempts by the opposition.
They also had 24 assists and forced the opponent into three turnovers while recording 8 steals in this game. In terms of rebounds, the Wizards grabbed 42, with four of them coming on the offensive end. The Wizards made 8 of 13 attempts at the charity stripe for a 61.5 percent conversion rate. In the end, the Wizards had a 50.6% FG percentage (41 of 81) and knocked down 11 of their 27 attempted downtown shots. The contest was won by the team led by Bradley Beal. Beal shot 63.6 percent from the floor and had 8 dimes in 37 minutes on the court. He collected 5 rebounds. He scored 30 points on 14 of 22 shooting, leading his team to victory.
The Wizards are 7-3 this season and average 110.3 points per game (8th in the NBA). They hit 46.3 percent from the field. Washington is scorching from distance, converting 33.2 percent of their attempts (107 of 322) and 78.9 percent of their free throws. The Wizards, as a team, is grabbing 47.7 rebounds per game and has 227 assists so far this season, which puts them in 21st position in terms of ball movement. They’re giving up the ball 14.4 times per game and committing 18.1 personal fouls as a unit on a daily basis.
On defense, the Wizards are generating 12.3 turnovers per game and fouling 19.6 times against their opponents. Washington ranks 7th in assists allowed, with 209 surrendered this season. The Wizards give up a field goal percentage of 43.2% (401 of 929), and they lose 46.1 rebounds per game as a whole unit. They give up a lot of points from 3-point territory (29.2 percent) and are 12th in the NBA in scoring against (105.9 points per game).
The Cavaliers won their most recent game when they took home the victory with a final score of 126-109 against the Knicks. Cleveland conceded 25 rebounds overall (7 on the offensive end) in terms of defending the glass. They went 9 of 31 from three-point range for 29 percent accuracy, which was good enough to win them the game. The Cavaliers finished the game with 22 of 24 charity stripe attempts (91.7%). The Knicks were able to make 39 out of their 85 field-goal attempts, giving them a 45.9 percent success rate for the game. Overall, the Cavaliers shot 49 for 90 from the field, meaning their shooting percentage was 54.4 percent.
Cleveland made 19 of its 35 long-distance shots (54.3%). They were able to make 9 of the free throws for a percentage of 81.8 percent. The Knicks were assessed 10 fouls in this game, which allowed the Cavaliers to shoot 11 free throws. In the last game, the Cavaliers surrendered possession of the ball 15 times while collecting 8 steals. For a total of 48, the Cavaliers collected 37 defensive rebounds and 11 offensive rebounds in this game. In the game, Ricky Rubio was essential for the Cavaliers. He made 13 of 19 shots in this meeting, giving him a field goal percentage of 68.4 percent and 3 rebounds. In this match, Rubio scored 37 points and had 10 assists in 31 minutes on the court.
On the season, the Cavaliers are 7-4. The Cavs’ offensive execution is ranked 10th in the NBA at 46.2%. The Cleveland Cavaliers have 1,166 points this season (106.0 per game), and they average 44.9 rebounds per game. They are assisting 25.2 times each game (6th in the league) and turning it over 16.5 times each game. The Cavaliers foul 15.7 times per game and make 77.1 percent of their free throws.
Cleveland’s defense gives up 33.4 percent of its 3-point shots (122 of 365) and opponents are making 73.7 percent of their free throw attempts. On a nightly basis, the Pacers have given up 23.9 dimes and 44.7 boards, ranking them 20th and 11th in the NBA. The Cavaliers’ defensive PPG allowed is 104.9, which places them 11th in the NBA. Cleveland has forced 14.5 takeaways every game and allowed teams to shoot 45 percent from the floor, which is good enough for 20th in the basketball league.
Oddsfanatic’s Pick: Take Washington