Friday, November 6, 2015
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The Los Angeles Lakers travel to Barclays Center to play the Brooklyn Nets on Friday, November 6, 2015. The opening line for this game has Brooklyn as 4.5 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 204.
The Lakers come into this game with an overall record of 0-4 and a road record of 0-1. They currently have a point differential of -10 as they are averaging 106.8 points per game while giving up 116.8 per contest. The Nets have an overall record of 0-4 and a home record of 0-2. They are averaging 90.5 points per game and surrendering 105.3, good for a point differential of -14.8.
Kobe Bryant comes into this contest averaging 15.8 points per game while playing 28 minutes per night so far this season for the Lakers. He pulls down 4 rebounds per game and dishes out 2.5 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 32% while his free throw percentage is currently at 89%. Julius Randle averages 14 points per game in 28 minutes per contest this season. He averages 2.3 assists per contest and 8.3 rebounds per game for Los Angeles. His field goal percentage is 46% for the year while his free throw percentage is 57%.
Brook Lopez averages 18.3 points per game while playing 32 minutes per contest this year for the Nets. He grabs 7.3 rebounds per game and has 1.8 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 53% and his free throw percentage currently is at 81%. Joe Johnson averages 9.3 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 32.8 minutes per contest. He also averages 4.3 rebounds per contest and 3.3 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 33% and his free throw percentage is 86%.
Los Angeles averages 106.8 points per contest this season which ranks them 5th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is -10 and their shooting percentage is 40% as a team which has them ranked 24th. Behind the arc they shoot 28% which is good for 24th in the league. They average 54 rebounds per game and 18.5 assists per game which ranks them 16th and 26th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 8th with 14 per game. The Lakers allow 116.8 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 30th in the league. They also allow a 49% shooting percentage and a 32% average from behind the arc ranking them 29th and 15th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 55.8 rebounds a game which ranks 18th and they give up 27 assists per contest which puts them in 30th place in the league. They force 12 turnovers per game which ranks them 30th in the league.
Brooklyn averages 90.5 points per game this year which ranks them 29th in the league. Their average scoring margin is -14.8 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team which has them sitting in the 13th spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 25% which is good for 28th in the NBA. They average 45.8 rebounds per game and 19.5 assists per contest which ranks them 29th and 23rd respectively. In the turnover department the Nets rank 10th with 14.5 per game. The Nets allow 105.2 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 22nd in the league. They also allow a 49% shooting percentage and a 43% average from behind the arc ranking them 28th and 29th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 50.5 rebounds a game which ranks 8th and they give up 23.2 assists per contest which puts them in 24th place in the league. The Nets force 15.2 turnovers per game which ranks them 16th in the NBA.
Los Angeles Lakers Betting Trends
The Los Angeles Lakers are 0-4-0 against the spread
The Los Angeles Lakers are 3-1-0 against the over/under
Brooklyn Nets Betting Trends
The Brooklyn Nets are 1-3-0 against the spread
The Brooklyn Nets are 2-1-1 against the over/under
Los Angeles Lakers Injuries
No key injuries to report
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
Josh's Pick: Take Los Angeles
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