Saturday, November 28, 2015
Quicken Loans Arena
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The Brooklyn Nets travel to Quicken Loans Arena to play the Cleveland Cavaliers on Saturday, November 28, 2015. The opening line for this game has Cleveland as 11 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 203.
The Nets come into this game with an overall record of 3-12 and a road record of 1-9. They are 4th in the Atlantic Division. They currently have a point differential of -7.9 as they are averaging 96.9 points per game while giving up 104.7 per contest. The Cavaliers have an overall record of 11-4 and a home record of 8-0. They currently are 1st in the Central Division. They are averaging 104.5 points per game and surrendering 97.5, good for a point differential of 6.9.
Joe Johnson comes into this contest averaging 10.8 points per game while playing 34.1 minutes per night so far this season for the Nets. He pulls down 4.8 rebounds per game and dishes out 4.3 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 34% while his free throw percentage is currently at 81%. Brook Lopez averages 20.1 points per game in 34.1 minutes per contest this season. He averages 1.5 assists per contest and 8.3 rebounds per game for Brooklyn. His field goal percentage is 48% for the year while his free throw percentage is 84%.
Kevin Love averages 19.5 points per game while playing 34.5 minutes per contest this year for the Cavaliers. He grabs 11.8 rebounds per game and has 2.5 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 45% and his free throw percentage currently is at 85%. LeBron James averages 25.7 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 36.4 minutes per contest. He also averages 7.1 rebounds per contest and 6.8 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 51% and his free throw percentage is 66%.
Brooklyn averages 96.9 points per contest this season which ranks them 25th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is -7.9 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team which has them ranked 18th. Behind the arc they shoot 30% which is good for 29th in the league. They average 51.5 rebounds per game and 20.9 assists per game which ranks them 22nd and 19th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 13th with 14.9 per game. The Nets allow 104.7 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 23rd in the league. They also allow a 47% shooting percentage and a 38% average from behind the arc ranking them 30th and 27th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 50.3 rebounds a game which ranks 5th and they give up 25 assists per contest which puts them in 30th place in the league. They force 15.5 turnovers per game which ranks them 12th in the league.
Cleveland averages 104.5 points per game this year which ranks them 5th in the league. Their average scoring margin is 6.9 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a team which has them sitting in the 4th spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 37% which is good for 7th in the NBA. They average 55.1 rebounds per game and 24.9 assists per contest which ranks them 6th and 4th respectively. In the turnover department the Cavaliers rank 8th with 14.1 per game. The Cavaliers allow 97.5 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 7th in the league. They also allow a 44% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the arc ranking them 12th and 21st in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 48 rebounds a game which ranks 2nd and they give up 20.1 assists per contest which puts them in 9th place in the league. The Cavaliers force 12.7 turnovers per game which ranks them 27th in the NBA.
Brooklyn Nets Betting Trends
The Brooklyn Nets are 8-7-0 against the spread
The Brooklyn Nets are 6-8-1 against the over/under
Cleveland Cavaliers Betting Trends
The Cleveland Cavaliers are 6-9-0 against the spread
The Cleveland Cavaliers are 10-5-0 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
Cleveland Cavaliers Injuries
11/27/15 C Timofey Mozgov Shoulder is upgraded to "?" Friday vs. Charlotte
11/26/15 G Matthew Dellavedova Calf "?" Friday vs. Charlotte
10/26/15 PG Kyrie Irving Knee out indefinitely
09/29/15 F Iman Shumpert Wrist out indefinitely
Guy's Pick: Take Cleveland
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