Friday, November 6, 2015
Smoothie King Center
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The Atlanta Hawks travel to Smoothie King Center to play the New Orleans Pelicans on Friday, November 6, 2015. The opening line for this game has Atlanta as 1 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 200.5.
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The Hawks come into this game with an overall record of 4-1 and a road record of 3-0. They are 1st in the Southeast Division. They currently have a point differential of 2 as they are averaging 99 points per game while giving up 97 per contest. The Pelicans have an overall record of 0-4 and a home record of 0-2. They currently are 5th in the Southwest Division. They are averaging 100.8 points per game and surrendering 115, good for a point differential of -14.2.
Jeff Teague comes into this contest averaging 19.8 points per game while playing 32.4 minutes per night so far this season for the Hawks. He pulls down 3.8 rebounds per game and dishes out 5.8 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 46% while his free throw percentage is currently at 89%. Paul Millsap averages 15.2 points per game in 35.6 minutes per contest this season. He averages 4.2 assists per contest and 9 rebounds per game for Atlanta. His field goal percentage is 43% for the year while his free throw percentage is 63%.
Anthony Davis averages 20.8 points per game while playing 37.3 minutes per contest this year for the Pelicans. He grabs 10 rebounds per game and has 1.8 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 38% and his free throw percentage currently is at 73%. Ryan Anderson averages 15.8 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 31 minutes per contest. He also averages 6.5 rebounds per contest and 0.5 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 40% and his free throw percentage is 73%.
Atlanta averages 99 points per contest this season which ranks them 22nd in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is 2 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team which has them ranked 12th. Behind the arc they shoot 32% which is good for 20th in the league. They average 50.2 rebounds per game and 23.6 assists per game which ranks them 25th and 5th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 11th with 14.6 per game. The Hawks allow 97 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 8th in the league. They also allow a 40% shooting percentage and a 32% average from behind the arc ranking them 8th and 16th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 58.6 rebounds a game which ranks 23rd and they give up 21.4 assists per contest which puts them in 15th place in the league. They force 17.4 turnovers per game which ranks them 4th in the league.
New Orleans averages 100.8 points per game this year which ranks them 13th in the league. Their average scoring margin is -14.2 and their shooting percentage is 41% as a team which has them sitting in the 23rd spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 34% which is good for 14th in the NBA. They average 52.8 rebounds per game and 21.2 assists per contest which ranks them 20th and 16th respectively. In the turnover department the Pelicans rank 12th with 15 per game. The Pelicans allow 115 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 29th in the league. They also allow a 48% shooting percentage and a 41% average from behind the arc ranking them 27th and 27th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 57 rebounds a game which ranks 20th and they give up 25.2 assists per contest which puts them in 28th place in the league. The Pelicans force 15 turnovers per game which ranks them 18th in the NBA.
Atlanta Hawks Betting Trends
The Atlanta Hawks are 2-2-1 against the spread
The Atlanta Hawks are 2-3-0 against the over/under
New Orleans Pelicans Betting Trends
The New Orleans Pelicans are 0-4-0 against the spread
The New Orleans Pelicans are 1-2-1 against the over/under
Atlanta Hawks Injuries
11/04/15 G Kyle Korver Rest expected to miss Wednesday vs. Brooklyn
11/04/15 F Mike Muscala Ankle "?" Wednesday vs. Brooklyn
11/04/15 F Paul Millsap Ankle probable Wednesday vs. Brooklyn
11/04/15 G Thabo Sefolosha Ankle probable Wednesday vs. Brooklyn
New Orleans Pelicans Injuries
11/05/15 F Luke Babbitt Shoulder injured last game, probable Friday vs. Atlanta
11/05/15 C Omer Asik Calf "?" Friday vs. Atlanta
10/26/15 PG Norris Cole Ankle out indefinitely
10/26/15 F/G Quincy Pondexter Knee out indefinitely
10/26/15 G Tyreke Evans Knee expected to miss 6-8 weeks
Guy's Pick: Take Atlanta
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