Washington Wizards play Boston Celtics in the battle for second place in the East

The Washington Wizards take on the Boston Celtics in one of the NBA games on Monday, start time at 7:30 PM ET.

The Washington Wizards (42-27) are coming from a 98-93 loss to the Charlotte Hornets in whice John Wall scored 19 points in 5-for-16 field goal and 8-for-11 free throws.

On the season, the Wizards are averaging 108.9 points, 43.0 rebounds and 24.0 assists per game. Defensively, the Wizards are yielding 106.8 points per game against the opposing teams.

Six players are averaging at least 11.2 points per game for Washington, they are: Bradley Beal (23.1), Wall (23.0), Bojan Bogdanovic (15.4), Markieff Morris (14.1), Otto Porter Jr. (14.1) and Marcin Gortat (11.2). Beal leads in points with 23.1 while Wall tops in assists with 10.8 and in steals with 1.9 per game. Gortat leads in rebounds with 11.1 and in blocks with 0.8 per game.

The Boston Celtics (44-26) are coming from a 105-99 loss to the Philadelphia 76ers in which Al Horford scored 27 points in 11-for-16 shooting from the field and 4-for-5 from the free throw line.

On the season, the 76ers are averaging 107.4 points, 41.7 rebounds and 24.9 assists per game. Defensively, the Celtics are yielding 105.0 points per game.

Five players are averaging at least 10.7 points per game for Boston, they are: Isaiah Thomas (29.2), Avery Bradley (16.2), Al Horford (14.3), Jae Crowder (13.5) and Marcus Smart (10.7). Thomas leads in points with 29.2 and in assists with 6.0 per game. Horford leads in rebounds with 6.7 and in blocks with 1.4 per game. Smart leads in steals with 1.6 per game.

Wizards vs Celtics game schedule info:
Start Time: 7:30 PM ET
TV Channel Schedule: CSNHD, CSN
Live Stream: NBA League Pass
Odds and Point Spread: -4.0 Boston

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