Saturday, November 28, 2015
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The Los Angeles Lakers travel to Moda Center to play the Portland Trail Blazers on Saturday, November 28, 2015. The opening line for this game has Portland as 8.5 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 203.
The Lakers come into this game with an overall record of 2-12 and a road record of 1-7. They are 5th in the Pacific Division. They currently have a point differential of -9.1 as they are averaging 96.7 points per game while giving up 105.8 per contest. The Trail Blazers have an overall record of 6-10 and a home record of 3-4. They currently are 5th in the Northwest Division. They are averaging 100.3 points per game and surrendering 101.3, good for a point differential of -0.9.
Julius Randle comes into this contest averaging 11.1 points per game while playing 28.5 minutes per night so far this season for the Lakers. He pulls down 8.6 rebounds per game and dishes out 2.2 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 43% while his free throw percentage is currently at 69%. Kobe Bryant averages 15.2 points per game in 30.5 minutes per contest this season. He averages 3.5 assists per contest and 4.3 rebounds per game for Los Angeles. His field goal percentage is 31% for the year while his free throw percentage is 83%.
C.J. McCollum averages 19.9 points per game while playing 34.9 minutes per contest this year for the Trail Blazers. He grabs 3.5 rebounds per game and has 3.2 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 45% and his free throw percentage currently is at 88%. Damian Lillard averages 25.1 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 37.6 minutes per contest. He also averages 4.6 rebounds per contest and 7.2 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 42% and his free throw percentage is 87%.
Los Angeles averages 96.7 points per contest this season which ranks them 26th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is -9.1 and their shooting percentage is 41% as a team which has them ranked 30th. Behind the arc they shoot 32% which is good for 24th in the league. They average 53.5 rebounds per game and 18.6 assists per game which ranks them 12th and 26th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 16th with 15 per game. The Lakers allow 105.8 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 26th in the league. They also allow a 45% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the arc ranking them 19th and 9th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 55.7 rebounds a game which ranks 28th and they give up 23.9 assists per contest which puts them in 25th place in the league. They force 11.6 turnovers per game which ranks them 30th in the league.
Portland averages 100.3 points per game this year which ranks them 17th in the league. Their average scoring margin is -0.9 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team which has them sitting in the 15th spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 35% which is good for 16th in the NBA. They average 54.1 rebounds per game and 19.9 assists per contest which ranks them 8th and 22nd respectively. In the turnover department the Trail Blazers rank 17th with 15.1 per game. The Trail Blazers allow 101.2 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 16th in the league. They also allow a 44% shooting percentage and a 32% average from behind the arc ranking them 9th and 6th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 53.6 rebounds a game which ranks 20th and they give up 20.5 assists per contest which puts them in 11th place in the league. The Trail Blazers force 12.3 turnovers per game which ranks them 29th in the NBA.
Los Angeles Lakers Betting Trends
The Los Angeles Lakers are 4-10-0 against the spread
The Los Angeles Lakers are 4-10-0 against the over/under
Portland Trail Blazers Betting Trends
The Portland Trail Blazers are 8-8-0 against the spread
The Portland Trail Blazers are 8-7-1 against the over/under
Los Angeles Lakers Injuries
No key injuries to report
Portland Trail Blazers Injuries
11/12/15 C Meyers Leonard Shoulder out indefinitely
Tony's Pick: Take Portland
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