Washington
Wizards
Stadium Capital One Arena
15-29 Overall | EASTERN 11th
TEAM STATSPTS/GOPP PTS/G
Southeast Division114.9119.9
    Schedule
    Regular season
    Wed  1/1
    vs
    Orlando
    L101-122
    Fri  1/3
    vs
    Portland
    L103-122
    Sat  1/4
    vs
    Denver
    W128-114
    Mon  1/6
    vs
    Boston
    W99-94
    Wed  1/8
    @
    Orlando
    L89-123
    Fri  1/10
    vs
    Atlanta
    W111-101
    Sun  1/12
    vs
    Utah
    L116-127
    Wed  1/15
    @
    Chicago
    L106-115
    Fri  1/17
    @
    Toronto
    L111-140
    Mon  1/20
    vs
    Detroit
    W106-100
    Team Outlook and Scouting Report

    SEASON FORECASTS AND FUTURES PICKS

    The Wizards are not contenders to win the championship at 1000/1, 0.1%. They are one of 8 teams with these odds (#23 in the league). They do not win the championship in any simulations. They are not a good value to win the East either at 400/1, 0.2%. The Wizards are averaging 32 wins per sim which makes them a solid bet to win over 27.5 games. At +800 the Wizards are not a good value to make the playoffs with a 4.2% chance. Their odds of winning their division are 100/1, 1%. They win the division in 1% of simulations. Their average wins per simulation puts them at #11 in the East.

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    REGULAR SEASON RECAP AND UPCOMING GAMES

    Their 32-50 record last season was very disappointing. Their game-by-game odds projected record was 38.3-43.7. They were not good against the spread going 38-44 (-1040 loss). They went over 50 times and came in under 32 times. In their next game vs the Mavericks they are only winning 22% of the simulations. The table below shows their upcoming games, their simulation based win percentage and their recent head to head record (WL, ATS, OU).

    TEAM STATISTICAL STRENGTHS AND WEAKNESSES

    SHOOTING (STRENGTH): This is an above average shooting team with a true FG% of 56.7% (#9 in League). The team shooting has declined to 53.3% in their last 7 games. They average 114 pts per game vs an expected average (based on pre-game odds) of 113. On the road they average 111.6 (112 expected), and at home 116.4 ppg (113.9 expected).

    DEFENSE (WEAKNESS): They are not a good defensive team allowing opponents to shoot 58.2 true FG% (#28 in League). They allow 116.9 pts per game vs an expected value of 114. They are allowing 119.2 (115.8 expected) on the road, and at home 114.7 ppg (112.2 expected).

    REBOUNDING (WEAKNESS): They are outrebounded by opponents by 4.8 per game (#29 in league).

    TURNOVERS (STRENGTH): Their average turnover margin is 1.3 per game (#8 in league).

    TEAM FANTASY LEADERS

    The table below show the most valuable fantasy players on the team led by Bradley Beal who is projected to be the #3 Guard. The Better Option column shows the player directly above him and the Better Than column shows the player directly below him in the projected position rankings.

    Roster
    NoPlayerPosHeightWeightBirthdateEXPCOLLEGE
    3 Beal, Bradley SG6-320706/28/19937Florida
    42 Bertans, Davis SF6-1022511/12/19923No College
    17 Bonga, Isaac SG6-818011/08/19991No College
    6 Brown Jr., Troy SF6-621507/28/19991Oregon
    13 Bryant, Thomas C6-1024807/31/19972Indiana
    8 Hachimura, Rui PF6-823002/08/19980Gonzaga
    28 Mahinmi, Ian C6-1126211/05/198611No College
    24 Mathews, Garrison SG6-521510/24/19960Lipscomb University
    52 McRae, Jordan SG6-517903/28/19913Tennessee
    34 Miles, C.J. SF6-622003/18/198714No College
    18 Pasecniks, Anzejs C7-122012/20/19950No College
    20 Payton, Gary II PG6-319012/01/19921Salt Lake CC UT; Oregon State
    1 Schofield, Admiral SG6-524103/30/19970Tennessee
    14 Smith, Ish PG6-017507/05/19889Wake Forest
    4 Thomas, Isaiah PG5-918502/07/19898Washington
    21 Wagner, Moe SF6-1124504/26/19971Michigan
    2 Wall, John PG6-421009/06/19909Kentucky
    19 Williams, Johnathan PF6-922805/22/19951Missouri; Gonzaga