Friday, November 27, 2015
Time Warner Cable Arena
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The Cleveland Cavaliers travel to Time Warner Cable Arena to play the Charlotte Hornets on Friday, November 27, 2015. The opening line for this game has Cleveland as 4 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 203.
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The Cavaliers come into this game with an overall record of 11-4 and a road record of 3-4. They are 1st in the Central Division. They currently have a point differential of 6.9 as they are averaging 104.5 points per game while giving up 97.5 per contest. The Hornets have an overall record of 9-6 and a home record of 7-1. They currently are 2nd in the Southeast Division. They are averaging 104.3 points per game and surrendering 100.1, good for a point differential of 4.2.
LeBron James comes into this contest averaging 25.7 points per game while playing 36.4 minutes per night so far this season for the Cavaliers. He pulls down 7.1 rebounds per game and dishes out 6.8 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 51% while his free throw percentage is currently at 66%. Kevin Love averages 19.5 points per game in 34.5 minutes per contest this season. He averages 2.5 assists per contest and 11.8 rebounds per game for Cleveland. His field goal percentage is 45% for the year while his free throw percentage is 85%.
Kemba Walker averages 18.2 points per game while playing 34.1 minutes per contest this year for the Hornets. He grabs 3.7 rebounds per game and has 5.2 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 47% and his free throw percentage currently is at 79%. Al Jefferson averages 14.7 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 27.2 minutes per contest. He also averages 6.7 rebounds per contest and 1.9 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 51% and his free throw percentage is 62%.
Cleveland averages 104.5 points per contest this season which ranks them 5th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is 6.9 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a team which has them ranked 4th. Behind the arc they shoot 37% which is good for 7th in the league. They average 55.1 rebounds per game and 24.9 assists per game which ranks them 6th and 4th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they 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 categories. 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. They force 12.7 turnovers per game which ranks them 27th in the league.
Charlotte averages 104.3 points per game this year which ranks them 6th in the league. Their average scoring margin is 4.2 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team which has them sitting in the 9th spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 36% which is good for 11th in the NBA. They average 51.4 rebounds per game and 21.7 assists per contest which ranks them 23rd and 16th respectively. In the turnover department the Hornets rank 1st with 12.6 per game. The Hornets allow 100.1 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 14th in the league. They also allow a 45% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the arc ranking them 20th and 12th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 51.3 rebounds a game which ranks 7th and they give up 23.7 assists per contest which puts them in 23rd place in the league. The Hornets force 14.1 turnovers per game which ranks them 23rd in the NBA.
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
Charlotte Hornets Betting Trends
The Charlotte Hornets are 9-5-1 against the spread
The Charlotte Hornets are 7-7-1 against the over/under
Cleveland Cavaliers Injuries
11/26/15 G Matthew Dellavedova Calf "?" Friday vs. Charlotte
11/20/15 C Timofey Mozgov Shoulder out indefinitely
10/26/15 PG Kyrie Irving Knee out indefinitely
09/29/15 F Iman Shumpert Wrist out indefinitely
Charlotte Hornets Injuries
11/26/15 G Troy Daniels Personal "?" Friday vs. Cleveland
11/05/15 F Michael Kidd-Gilchrist Shoulder out for season
Josh's Pick: Take Cleveland
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