Thursday, December 10, 2015
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The Philadelphia 76ers travel to Barclays Center to play the Brooklyn Nets on Thursday, December 10, 2015. The opening line for this game has Brooklyn as 7 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 194.5.
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The 76ers come into this game with an overall record of 1-21 and a road record of 0-12. They are 5th in the Atlantic Division. They currently have a point differential of -12.3 as they are averaging 90.8 points per game while giving up 103.1 per contest. The Nets have an overall record of 6-15 and a home record of 5-4. They currently are 4th in the Atlantic Division. They are averaging 96.2 points per game and surrendering 103, good for a point differential of -6.7.
Jahlil Okafor comes into this contest averaging 16.9 points per game while playing 32.7 minutes per night so far this season for the 76ers. He pulls down 7.9 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.3 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 45% while his free throw percentage is currently at 67%. Nerlens Noel averages 10.5 points per game in 30.9 minutes per contest this season. He averages 1.2 assists per contest and 8 rebounds per game for Philadelphia. His field goal percentage is 44% for the year while his free throw percentage is 59%.
Brook Lopez averages 20.2 points per game while playing 34.3 minutes per contest this year for the Nets. He grabs 8 rebounds per game and has 1.7 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 48% and his free throw percentage currently is at 82%. Jarrett Jack averages 13.2 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 31.8 minutes per contest. He also averages 4.3 rebounds per contest and 6.8 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 40% and his free throw percentage is 88%.
Philadelphia averages 90.8 points per contest this season which ranks them 30th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is -12.3 and their shooting percentage is 42% as a team which has them ranked 29th. Behind the arc they shoot 33% which is good for 23rd in the league. They average 50.4 rebounds per game and 18.8 assists per game which ranks them 26th and 26th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 30th with 18.4 per game. The 76ers allow 103.1 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 24th in the league. They also allow a 45% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc ranking them 17th and 18th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 55.1 rebounds a game which ranks 27th and they give up 22.8 assists per contest which puts them in 23rd place in the league. They force 15.2 turnovers per game which ranks them 16th in the league.
Brooklyn averages 96.2 points per game this year which ranks them 26th in the league. Their average scoring margin is -6.7 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team which has them sitting in the 11th spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 30% which is good for 30th in the NBA. They average 52.1 rebounds per game and 20.8 assists per contest which ranks them 21st and 17th respectively. In the turnover department the Nets rank 19th with 15.4 per game. The Nets allow 103 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 23rd in the league. They also allow a 46% shooting percentage and a 38% average from behind the arc ranking them 24th and 28th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 51.2 rebounds a game which ranks 6th and they give up 24.3 assists per contest which puts them in 28th place in the league. The Nets force 15.9 turnovers per game which ranks them 11th in the NBA.
Philadelphia 76ers Betting Trends
The Philadelphia 76ers are 11-10-1 against the spread
The Philadelphia 76ers are 10-12-0 against the over/under
Brooklyn Nets Betting Trends
The Brooklyn Nets are 12-9-0 against the spread
The Brooklyn Nets are 9-11-1 against the over/under
Philadelphia 76ers Injuries
10/26/15 PG Kendall Marshall Knee out indefinitely
10/23/15 C Joel Embiid Foot out for season
Brooklyn Nets Injuries
12/08/15 C Andrea Bargnani Hamstring expected to miss Thursday vs. Philadelphia
12/07/15 F Rondae Hollis-Jefferson Ankle out indefinitely
10/28/15 F Chris McCullough Knee out indefinitely
10/28/15 F Willie Reed Thumb expected to miss 6-8 weeks
Josh's Pick: Take Philadelphia
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