Wednesday, November 11, 2015
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The New Orleans Pelicans travel to Philips Arena to play the Atlanta Hawks on Wednesday, November 11, 2015. The opening line for this game has Atlanta as 9.5 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 213.
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The Pelicans come into this game with an overall record of 0-6 and a road record of 0-3. They are 5th in the Southwest Division. They currently have a point differential of -12 as they are averaging 102.7 points per game while giving up 114.7 per contest. The Hawks have an overall record of 7-2 and a home record of 3-2. They currently are 1st in the Southeast Division. They are averaging 104.2 points per game and surrendering 100.3, good for a point differential of 3.9.
Anthony Davis comes into this contest averaging 25.2 points per game while playing 38.2 minutes per night so far this season for the Pelicans. He pulls down 9.3 rebounds per game and dishes out 2.3 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 46% while his free throw percentage is currently at 75%. Ryan Anderson averages 15.7 points per game in 31.5 minutes per contest this season. He averages 1.2 assists per contest and 6.7 rebounds per game for New Orleans. His field goal percentage is 42% for the year while his free throw percentage is 80%.
Jeff Teague averages 18.7 points per game while playing 31.6 minutes per contest this year for the Hawks. He grabs 3.1 rebounds per game and has 6.6 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 44% and his free throw percentage currently is at 86%. Paul Millsap averages 17 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 34.7 minutes per contest. He also averages 8.7 rebounds per contest and 4.1 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 48% and his free throw percentage is 70%.
New Orleans averages 102.7 points per contest this season which ranks them 10th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is -12 and their shooting percentage is 43% as a team which has them ranked 17th. Behind the arc they shoot 34% which is good for 15th in the league. They average 49.5 rebounds per game and 22.7 assists per game which ranks them 27th and 9th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 9th with 14.2 per game. The Pelicans allow 114.7 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 30th in the league. They also allow a 49% shooting percentage and a 41% average from behind the arc ranking them 29th and 30th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 54.2 rebounds a game which ranks 17th and they give up 25.2 assists per contest which puts them in 27th place in the league. They force 14.3 turnovers per game which ranks them 20th in the league.
Atlanta averages 104.2 points per game this year which ranks them 5th in the league. Their average scoring margin is 3.9 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a team which has them sitting in the 5th spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 36% which is good for 8th in the NBA. They average 46.8 rebounds per game and 26.9 assists per contest which ranks them 29th and 2nd respectively. In the turnover department the Hawks rank 12th with 15 per game. The Hawks allow 100.3 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 13th in the league. They also allow a 44% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the arc ranking them 18th and 13th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 52.8 rebounds a game which ranks 10th and they give up 23.9 assists per contest which puts them in 22nd place in the league. The Hawks force 18.2 turnovers per game which ranks them 2nd in the NBA.
New Orleans Pelicans Betting Trends
The New Orleans Pelicans are 0-6-0 against the spread
The New Orleans Pelicans are 2-3-1 against the over/under
Atlanta Hawks Betting Trends
The Atlanta Hawks are 5-3-1 against the spread
The Atlanta Hawks are 5-4-0 against the over/under
New Orleans Pelicans Injuries
11/10/15 C Omer Asik Calf is downgraded to expected to miss 10 days
11/09/15 F Anthony Davis Ankle injured last game, probable Tuesday vs. Dallas
11/06/15 C Kendrick Perkins Pectoral out 2-3 months
10/26/15 PG Norris Cole Ankle out indefinitely
10/26/15 F/G Quincy Pondexter Knee out indefinitely
10/26/15 G Tyreke Evans Knee expected to miss 6-8 weeks
Atlanta Hawks Injuries
No key injuries to report
Guy's Pick: Take New Orleans
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