Sunday, November 15, 2015
Madison Square Garden
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The New Orleans Pelicans travel to Madison Square Garden to play the New York Knicks on Sunday, November 15, 2015. The opening line for this game has New York as 2.5 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 202.
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The Pelicans come into this game with an overall record of 1-8 and a road record of 0-5. They are 5th in the Southwest Division. They currently have a point differential of -9.3 as they are averaging 101.7 points per game while giving up 111 per contest. The Knicks have an overall record of 4-6 and a home record of 1-4. They currently are 3rd in the Atlantic Division. They are averaging 98.9 points per game and surrendering 99.7, good for a point differential of -0.8.
Anthony Davis comes into this contest averaging 24 points per game while playing 35.4 minutes per night so far this season for the Pelicans. He pulls down 9 rebounds per game and dishes out 2.3 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 48% while his free throw percentage is currently at 72%. Ryan Anderson averages 15.7 points per game in 31.7 minutes per contest this season. He averages 1.2 assists per contest and 7.6 rebounds per game for New Orleans. His field goal percentage is 44% for the year while his free throw percentage is 77%.
Carmelo Anthony averages 23 points per game while playing 34.1 minutes per contest this year for the Knicks. He grabs 6.6 rebounds per game and has 3.7 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 40% and his free throw percentage currently is at 89%. Kristaps Porzingis averages 11.5 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 25 minutes per contest. He also averages 8.8 rebounds per contest and 0.7 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 40% and his free throw percentage is 82%.
New Orleans averages 101.7 points per contest this season which ranks them 15th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is -9.3 and their shooting percentage is 43% as a team which has them ranked 18th. Behind the arc they shoot 36% which is good for 9th in the league. They average 49.8 rebounds per game and 21.9 assists per game which ranks them 27th and 11th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 9th with 14.4 per game. The Pelicans allow 111 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 30th in the league. They also allow a 48% shooting percentage and a 39% average from behind the arc ranking them 30th and 29th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 53.4 rebounds a game which ranks 18th and they give up 24 assists per contest which puts them in 26th place in the league. They force 14.2 turnovers per game which ranks them 21st in the league.
New York averages 98.9 points per game this year which ranks them 22nd in the league. Their average scoring margin is -0.8 and their shooting percentage is 42% as a team which has them sitting in the 26th spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 32% which is good for 23rd in the NBA. They average 55.7 rebounds per game and 19.9 assists per contest which ranks them 8th and 24th respectively. In the turnover department the Knicks rank 8th with 14.3 per game. The Knicks allow 99.7 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 11th in the league. They also allow a 43% shooting percentage and a 31% average from behind the arc ranking them 8th and 4th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 54.7 rebounds a game which ranks 21st and they give up 20 assists per contest which puts them in 9th place in the league. The Knicks force 13.1 turnovers per game which ranks them 26th in the NBA.
New Orleans Pelicans Betting Trends
The New Orleans Pelicans are 2-7-0 against the spread
The New Orleans Pelicans are 3-5-1 against the over/under
New York Knicks Betting Trends
The New York Knicks are 6-4-0 against the spread
The New York Knicks are 4-6-0 against the over/under
New Orleans Pelicans Injuries
11/14/15 F Anthony Davis Hip "?" Sunday vs. New York
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
New York Knicks Injuries
No key injuries to report
Tony's Pick: Take New Orleans
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