Wednesday, November 18, 2015
Time Warner Cable Arena
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The Brooklyn Nets travel to Time Warner Cable Arena to play the Charlotte Hornets on Wednesday, November 18, 2015. The opening line for this game has Charlotte as 7 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 196.5.
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The Nets come into this game with an overall record of 1-9 and a road record of 1-6. They are 4th in the Atlantic Division. They currently have a point differential of -8.9 as they are averaging 94.7 points per game while giving up 103.6 per contest. The Hornets have an overall record of 5-5 and a home record of 3-1. They currently are 3rd in the Southeast Division. They are averaging 101.4 points per game and surrendering 99.2, good for a point differential of 2.2.
Brook Lopez comes into this contest averaging 19.2 points per game while playing 34.5 minutes per night so far this season for the Nets. He pulls down 8.5 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.4 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 47% while his free throw percentage is currently at 84%. Joe Johnson averages 10.8 points per game in 34.9 minutes per contest this season. He averages 4.4 assists per contest and 4.9 rebounds per game for Brooklyn. His field goal percentage is 33% for the year while his free throw percentage is 89%.
Kemba Walker averages 14.9 points per game while playing 32.1 minutes per contest this year for the Hornets. He grabs 3.4 rebounds per game and has 5.3 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 39% and his free throw percentage currently is at 88%. Al Jefferson averages 14.3 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 26.9 minutes per contest. He also averages 6.4 rebounds per contest and 1.9 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 53% and his free throw percentage is 64%.
Brooklyn averages 94.7 points per contest this season which ranks them 29th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is -8.9 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team which has them ranked 15th. Behind the arc they shoot 27% which is good for 30th in the league. They average 52 rebounds per game and 21.2 assists per game which ranks them 20th and 18th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 13th with 15 per game. The Nets allow 103.6 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 22nd in the league. They also allow a 46% shooting percentage and a 37% average from behind the arc ranking them 25th and 28th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 51.7 rebounds a game which ranks 8th and they give up 24.2 assists per contest which puts them in 28th place in the league. They force 14.5 turnovers per game which ranks them 19th in the league.
Charlotte averages 101.4 points per game this year which ranks them 13th in the league. Their average scoring margin is 2.2 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team which has them sitting in the 14th spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 36% which is good for 10th in the NBA. They average 50.1 rebounds per game and 21.5 assists per contest which ranks them 26th and 14th respectively. In the turnover department the Hornets rank 1st with 11.7 per game. The Hornets allow 99.2 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 12th in the league. They also allow a 46% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the arc ranking them 24th and 17th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 51.9 rebounds a game which ranks 9th and they give up 23.8 assists per contest which puts them in 26th place in the league. The Hornets force 14 turnovers per game which ranks them 22nd in the NBA.
Brooklyn Nets Betting Trends
The Brooklyn Nets are 4-6-0 against the spread
The Brooklyn Nets are 3-6-1 against the over/under
Charlotte Hornets Betting Trends
The Charlotte Hornets are 6-3-1 against the spread
The Charlotte Hornets are 4-6-0 against the over/under
Brooklyn Nets Injuries
10/28/15 F Chris McCullough Knee out indefinitely
10/28/15 F Willie Reed Thumb expected to miss 6-8 weeks
Charlotte Hornets Injuries
11/17/15 G Jeremy Lamb Shoulder "?" Tuesday vs. New York
11/16/15 G P.J. Hairston Quad expected to miss Tuesday vs. New York
11/05/15 F Michael Kidd-Gilchrist Shoulder out for season
Guy's Pick: Take Brooklyn
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