Friday, November 27, 2015
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The New Orleans Pelicans travel to Staples Center to play the Los Angeles Clippers on Friday, November 27, 2015. The opening line for this game has Los Angeles as 7.5 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 209.5.
The Pelicans come into this game with an overall record of 4-11 and a road record of 1-7. They are 5th in the Southwest Division. They currently have a point differential of -6 as they are averaging 103.3 points per game while giving up 109.3 per contest. The Clippers have an overall record of 7-8 and a home record of 5-4. They currently are 3rd in the Pacific Division. They are averaging 102.7 points per game and surrendering 103.7, good for a point differential of -0.9.
Anthony Davis comes into this contest averaging 23.5 points per game while playing 34.3 minutes per night so far this season for the Pelicans. He pulls down 10.8 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.8 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 49% while his free throw percentage is currently at 75%. Ryan Anderson averages 19.3 points per game in 32.9 minutes per contest this season. He averages 1.1 assists per contest and 6.9 rebounds per game for New Orleans. His field goal percentage is 48% for the year while his free throw percentage is 83%.
Blake Griffin averages 25.4 points per game while playing 34.2 minutes per contest this year for the Clippers. He grabs 8.7 rebounds per game and has 4.4 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 55% and his free throw percentage currently is at 75%. Chris Paul averages 17.3 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 32.1 minutes per contest. He also averages 3.6 rebounds per contest and 8.4 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 47% and his free throw percentage is 85%.
New Orleans averages 103.3 points per contest this season which ranks them 7th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is -6 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team which has them ranked 10th. Behind the arc they shoot 35% which is good for 14th in the league. They average 49.7 rebounds per game and 21.9 assists per game which ranks them 27th and 13th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 5th with 13.8 per game. The Pelicans allow 109.3 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 30th in the league. They also allow a 47% shooting percentage and a 41% average from behind the arc ranking them 28th and 30th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 52.9 rebounds a game which ranks 17th and they give up 22.9 assists per contest which puts them in 20th place in the league. They force 13.3 turnovers per game which ranks them 25th in the league.
Los Angeles averages 102.7 points per game this year which ranks them 8th in the league. Their average scoring margin is -0.9 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team which has them sitting in the 5th spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 32% which is good for 21st in the NBA. They average 50.5 rebounds per game and 21.5 assists per contest which ranks them 26th and 17th respectively. In the turnover department the Clippers rank 2nd with 13.5 per game. The Clippers allow 103.7 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 21st in the league. They also allow a 44% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc ranking them 16th and 17th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 55.6 rebounds a game which ranks 27th and they give up 20.7 assists per contest which puts them in 13th place in the league. The Clippers force 15.1 turnovers per game which ranks them 18th in the NBA.
New Orleans Pelicans Betting Trends
The New Orleans Pelicans are 6-9-0 against the spread
The New Orleans Pelicans are 7-7-1 against the over/under
Los Angeles Clippers Betting Trends
The Los Angeles Clippers are 5-10-0 against the spread
The Los Angeles Clippers are 8-6-1 against the over/under
New Orleans Pelicans Injuries
11/26/15 G Tyreke Evans Knee "?" Friday vs. LA Clippers
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
Los Angeles Clippers Injuries
No key injuries to report
Tony's Pick: Take Los Angeles
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