Friday, December 11, 2015
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The Los Angeles Lakers travel to AT&T Center to play the San Antonio Spurs on Friday, December 11, 2015. The opening line for this game has San Antonio as 15.5 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 194.5.
The Lakers come into this game with an overall record of 3-19 and a road record of 2-13. They are 5th in the Pacific Division. They currently have a point differential of -8.8 as they are averaging 97.5 points per game while giving up 106.3 per contest. The Spurs have an overall record of 18-5 and a home record of 11-0. They currently are 1st in the Southwest Division. They are averaging 99.9 points per game and surrendering 88.7, good for a point differential of 11.2.
Kobe Bryant comes into this contest averaging 15.9 points per game while playing 30.9 minutes per night so far this season for the Lakers. He pulls down 3.9 rebounds per game and dishes out 3.2 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 31% while his free throw percentage is currently at 82%. Jordan Clarkson averages 15.2 points per game in 31.5 minutes per contest this season. He averages 2.1 assists per contest and 3.5 rebounds per game for Los Angeles. His field goal percentage is 47% for the year while his free throw percentage is 80%.
LaMarcus Aldridge averages 15.4 points per game while playing 29.6 minutes per contest this year for the Spurs. He grabs 8.8 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 81%. Kawhi Leonard averages 21 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 33.8 minutes per contest. He also averages 7.5 rebounds per contest and 2.6 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 50% and his free throw percentage is 85%.
Los Angeles averages 97.5 points per contest this season which ranks them 23rd in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is -8.8 and their shooting percentage is 41% as a team which has them ranked 30th. Behind the arc they shoot 32% which is good for 25th in the league. They average 52.8 rebounds per game and 17.9 assists per game which ranks them 15th and 30th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 10th with 14.3 per game. The Lakers allow 106.3 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 27th in the league. They also allow a 45% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc ranking them 22nd and 14th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 55.6 rebounds a game which ranks 29th and they give up 23.6 assists per contest which puts them in 27th place in the league. They force 13.2 turnovers per game which ranks them 26th in the league.
San Antonio averages 99.9 points per game this year which ranks them 19th in the league. Their average scoring margin is 11.2 and their shooting percentage is 48% as a team which has them sitting in the 2nd spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 36% which is good for 8th in the NBA. They average 52.4 rebounds per game and 25 assists per contest which ranks them 18th and 3rd respectively. In the turnover department the Spurs rank 6th with 14.2 per game. The Spurs allow 88.7 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 1st in the league. They also allow a 42% shooting percentage and a 31% average from behind the arc ranking them 3rd and 1st in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 47 rebounds a game which ranks 1st and they give up 20.8 assists per contest which puts them in 12th place in the league. The Spurs force 14.7 turnovers per game which ranks them 21st in the NBA.
Los Angeles Lakers Betting Trends
The Los Angeles Lakers are 8-14-0 against the spread
The Los Angeles Lakers are 9-13-0 against the over/under
San Antonio Spurs Betting Trends
The San Antonio Spurs are 14-9-0 against the spread
The San Antonio Spurs are 8-15-0 against the over/under
Los Angeles Lakers Injuries
12/10/15 PG Jordan Clarkson Ankle injured last game, "?" Friday vs. San Antonio
San Antonio Spurs Injuries
12/10/15 F Kawhi Leonard Illness probable Friday vs. LA Lakers
Guy's Pick: Take San Antonio
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