Wednesday, December 16, 2015
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The Philadelphia 76ers travel to Philips Arena to play the Atlanta Hawks on Wednesday, December 16, 2015. The opening line for this game has Atlanta as 13.5 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 196.5.
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The 76ers come into this game with an overall record of 1-25 and a road record of 0-15. They are 5th in the Atlantic Division. They currently have a point differential of -12.7 as they are averaging 90.6 points per game while giving up 103.3 per contest. The Hawks have an overall record of 14-12 and a home record of 8-6. They currently are 4th in the Southeast Division. They are averaging 99.7 points per game and surrendering 99.7, good for a point differential of -0.1.
Jahlil Okafor comes into this contest averaging 17.8 points per game while playing 32.6 minutes per night so far this season for the 76ers. He pulls down 8.1 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.3 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 46% while his free throw percentage is currently at 72%. Nerlens Noel averages 9.9 points per game in 29.8 minutes per contest this season. He averages 1.3 assists per contest and 7.8 rebounds per game for Philadelphia. His field goal percentage is 43% for the year while his free throw percentage is 57%.
Jeff Teague averages 15.5 points per game while playing 29.9 minutes per contest this year for the Hawks. He grabs 2.7 rebounds per game and has 6 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 41% and his free throw percentage currently is at 86%. Paul Millsap averages 18 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 33.7 minutes per contest. He also averages 9.3 rebounds per contest and 3.5 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 48% and his free throw percentage is 77%.
Philadelphia averages 90.6 points per contest this season which ranks them 30th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is -12.7 and their shooting percentage is 41% as a team which has them ranked 29th. Behind the arc they shoot 32% which is good for 27th in the league. They average 50.5 rebounds per game and 18.8 assists per game which ranks them 25th and 26th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 30th with 18.1 per game. The 76ers allow 103.3 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 23rd in the league. They also allow a 45% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc ranking them 19th and 21st in those defensive categories. Opponents average 55.2 rebounds a game which ranks 26th and they give up 22.5 assists per contest which puts them in 19th place in the league. They force 15 turnovers per game which ranks them 16th in the league.
Atlanta averages 99.7 points per game this year which ranks them 18th in the league. Their average scoring margin is -0.1 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team which has them sitting in the 9th spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 34% which is good for 18th in the NBA. They average 47.7 rebounds per game and 25 assists per contest which ranks them 29th and 3rd respectively. In the turnover department the Hawks rank 15th with 14.8 per game. The Hawks allow 99.7 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 13th in the league. They also allow a 44% shooting percentage and a 37% average from behind the arc ranking them 13th and 25th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 53.3 rebounds a game which ranks 18th and they give up 22.8 assists per contest which puts them in 23rd place in the league. The Hawks force 16.3 turnovers per game which ranks them 8th in the NBA.
Philadelphia 76ers Betting Trends
The Philadelphia 76ers are 11-14-1 against the spread
The Philadelphia 76ers are 12-14-0 against the over/under
Atlanta Hawks Betting Trends
The Atlanta Hawks are 11-14-1 against the spread
The Atlanta Hawks are 10-16-0 against the over/under
Philadelphia 76ers Injuries
12/14/15 C Nerlens Noel Eye doubtful Wednesday vs. Atlanta
10/23/15 C Joel Embiid Foot out for season
Atlanta Hawks Injuries
No key injuries to report
Tony's Pick: Take Atlanta
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