Wednesday, November 25, 2015
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The Philadelphia 76ers travel to TD Garden to play the Boston Celtics on Wednesday, November 25, 2015. The opening line for this game has Boston as 13 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 201.
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The 76ers come into this game with an overall record of 0-15 and a road record of 0-8. They are 5th in the Atlantic Division. They currently have a point differential of -13.5 as they are averaging 90.4 points per game while giving up 103.9 per contest. The Celtics have an overall record of 7-6 and a home record of 4-4. They currently are 2nd in the Atlantic Division. They are averaging 103.7 points per game and surrendering 97.8, good for a point differential of 5.9.
Jahlil Okafor comes into this contest averaging 18.4 points per game while playing 33.3 minutes per night so far this season for the 76ers. He pulls down 8 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.3 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 48% while his free throw percentage is currently at 64%. Nerlens Noel averages 10.7 points per game in 31.5 minutes per contest this season. He averages 1.2 assists per contest and 8.5 rebounds per game for Philadelphia. His field goal percentage is 42% for the year while his free throw percentage is 63%.
Isaiah Thomas averages 21.1 points per game while playing 30.2 minutes per contest this year for the Celtics. He grabs 1.9 rebounds per game and has 6.5 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 42% and his free throw percentage currently is at 84%. Avery Bradley averages 15 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 28.5 minutes per contest. He also averages 3.1 rebounds per contest and 2.2 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 46% and his free throw percentage is 71%.
Philadelphia averages 90.4 points per contest this season which ranks them 30th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is -13.5 and their shooting percentage is 41% as a team which has them ranked 29th. Behind the arc they shoot 31% which is good for 25th in the league. They average 51.5 rebounds per game and 18.6 assists per game which ranks them 23rd and 27th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 30th with 18.9 per game. The 76ers allow 103.9 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 21st in the league. They also allow a 45% shooting percentage and a 37% average from behind the arc ranking them 19th and 24th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 53.5 rebounds a game which ranks 20th and they give up 23.5 assists per contest which puts them in 23rd place in the league. They force 14.1 turnovers per game which ranks them 24th in the league.
Boston averages 103.7 points per game this year which ranks them 7th in the league. Their average scoring margin is 5.9 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team which has them sitting in the 19th spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 31% which is good for 24th in the NBA. They average 53.2 rebounds per game and 24.4 assists per contest which ranks them 16th and 5th respectively. In the turnover department the Celtics rank 25th with 16.3 per game. The Celtics allow 97.8 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 9th in the league. They also allow a 43% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the arc ranking them 7th and 12th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 54.2 rebounds a game which ranks 22nd and they give up 19.7 assists per contest which puts them in 6th place in the league. The Celtics force 19.2 turnovers per game which ranks them 1st in the NBA.
Philadelphia 76ers Betting Trends
The Philadelphia 76ers are 7-8-0 against the spread
The Philadelphia 76ers are 8-7-0 against the over/under
Boston Celtics Betting Trends
The Boston Celtics are 7-6-0 against the spread
The Boston Celtics are 6-6-1 against the over/under
Philadelphia 76ers Injuries
11/23/15 G Nik Stauskas Knee "?" Wednesday vs. Boston
10/26/15 F Carl Landry Wrist out indefinitely
10/26/15 PG Kendall Marshall Knee out indefinitely
10/23/15 C Joel Embiid Foot out for season
10/23/15 G Tony Wroten Knee out indefinitely
Boston Celtics Injuries
11/23/15 PG Avery Bradley Knee probable Tuesday vs. Atlanta
11/23/15 PG Marcus Smart Leg out indefinitely
Tony's Pick: Take Philadelphia
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