Tuesday, December 1, 2015
Wells Fargo Center
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The Los Angeles Lakers travel to Wells Fargo Center to play the Philadelphia 76ers on Tuesday, December 1, 2015. The opening line for this game has Los Angeles as 1.5 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 198.
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The Lakers come into this game with an overall record of 2-14 and a road record of 1-8. They are 5th in the Pacific Division. They currently have a point differential of -8.9 as they are averaging 97.1 points per game while giving up 106 per contest. The 76ers have an overall record of 0-18 and a home record of 0-7. They currently are 5th in the Atlantic Division. They are averaging 90.8 points per game and surrendering 102.8, good for a point differential of -12.1.
Kobe Bryant comes into this contest averaging 15.5 points per game while playing 31.1 minutes per night so far this season for the Lakers. He pulls down 4.1 rebounds per game and dishes out 3.4 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 31% while his free throw percentage is currently at 83%. Jordan Clarkson averages 15.6 points per game in 31.6 minutes per contest this season. He averages 2.4 assists per contest and 3.4 rebounds per game for Los Angeles. His field goal percentage is 47% for the year while his free throw percentage is 77%.
Jahlil Okafor averages 17.5 points per game while playing 33 minutes per contest this year for the 76ers. He grabs 8.2 rebounds per game and has 1.3 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 46% and his free throw percentage currently is at 68%. Nerlens Noel averages 10.1 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 31.6 minutes per contest. He also averages 8.4 rebounds per contest and 1.3 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 41% and his free throw percentage is 62%.
Los Angeles averages 97.1 points per contest this season which ranks them 22nd in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is -8.9 and their shooting percentage is 41% as a team which has them ranked 29th. Behind the arc they shoot 32% which is good for 25th in the league. They average 53.4 rebounds per game and 18.6 assists per game which ranks them 13th and 27th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 10th with 14.4 per game. The Lakers allow 106 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 27th in the league. They also allow a 45% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the arc ranking them 20th and 11th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 56 rebounds a game which ranks 29th and they give up 23.4 assists per contest which puts them in 24th place in the league. They force 12.1 turnovers per game which ranks them 29th in the league.
Philadelphia averages 90.8 points per game this year which ranks them 30th in the league. Their average scoring margin is -12.1 and their shooting percentage is 41% as a team which has them sitting in the 28th spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 32% which is good for 23rd in the NBA. They average 50.7 rebounds per game and 18.8 assists per contest which ranks them 24th and 26th respectively. In the turnover department the 76ers rank 30th with 19 per game. The 76ers allow 102.8 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 22nd in the league. They also allow a 44% shooting percentage and a 37% average from behind the arc ranking them 17th and 24th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 54.6 rebounds a game which ranks 24th and they give up 22.8 assists per contest which puts them in 19th place in the league. The 76ers force 15.4 turnovers per game which ranks them 16th in the NBA.
Los Angeles Lakers Betting Trends
The Los Angeles Lakers are 5-11-0 against the spread
The Los Angeles Lakers are 6-10-0 against the over/under
Philadelphia 76ers Betting Trends
The Philadelphia 76ers are 10-8-0 against the spread
The Philadelphia 76ers are 9-9-0 against the over/under
Los Angeles Lakers Injuries
11/30/15 G Louis Williams Personal probable Tuesday vs. Philadelphia
Philadelphia 76ers Injuries
11/29/15 C Nerlens Noel Knee "?" Tuesday vs. LA Lakers
10/26/15 F Carl Landry Wrist out indefinitely
10/26/15 PG Kendall Marshall Knee out indefinitely
10/23/15 C Joel Embiid Foot out for season
10/23/15 G Tony Wroten Knee out indefinitely
Josh's Pick: Take Philadelphia
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