Friday, November 6, 2015
Quicken Loans Arena
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The Philadelphia 76ers travel to Quicken Loans Arena to play the Cleveland Cavaliers on Friday, November 6, 2015. The opening line for this game has Cleveland as 16 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 198.
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The 76ers come into this game with an overall record of 0-3 and a road record of 0-1. They currently have a point differential of -17.3 as they are averaging 88.7 points per game while giving up 106 per contest. The Cavaliers have an overall record of 3-1 and a home record of 1-0. They are averaging 102.5 points per game and surrendering 91.3, good for a point differential of 11.2.
Jahlil Okafor comes into this contest averaging 20 points per game while playing 33.7 minutes per night so far this season for the 76ers. He pulls down 5.3 rebounds per game and dishes out 0.7 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 51% while his free throw percentage is currently at 77%. Nerlens Noel averages 12 points per game in 34.7 minutes per contest this season. He averages 2 assists per contest and 10 rebounds per game for Philadelphia. His field goal percentage is 37% for the year while his free throw percentage is 62%.
LeBron James averages 22 points per game while playing 33.5 minutes per contest this year for the Cavaliers. He grabs 7.8 rebounds per game and has 6.3 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 52% and his free throw percentage currently is at 55%. Kevin Love averages 18.5 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 31.3 minutes per contest. He also averages 10.8 rebounds per contest and 3.5 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 43% and his free throw percentage is 100%.
Philadelphia averages 88.7 points per contest this season which ranks them 30th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is -17.3 and their shooting percentage is 39% as a team which has them ranked 29th. Behind the arc they shoot 33% which is good for 17th in the league. They average 49 rebounds per game and 16.3 assists per game which ranks them 27th and 30th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 28th with 19 per game. The 76ers allow 106 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 24th in the league. They also allow a 46% shooting percentage and a 39% average from behind the arc ranking them 23rd and 24th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 53.7 rebounds a game which ranks 14th and they give up 26 assists per contest which puts them in 29th place in the league. They force 13.7 turnovers per game which ranks them 25th in the league.
Cleveland averages 102.5 points per game this year which ranks them 12th in the league. Their average scoring margin is 11.2 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 34% which is good for 13th in the NBA. They average 57 rebounds per game and 27 assists per contest which ranks them 8th and 2nd respectively. In the turnover department the Cavaliers rank 9th with 14.2 per game. The Cavaliers allow 91.2 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 3rd in the league. They also allow a 41% shooting percentage and a 28% average from behind the arc ranking them 10th and 6th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 48.2 rebounds a game which ranks 3rd and they give up 17.8 assists per contest which puts them in 3rd place in the league. The Cavaliers force 14 turnovers per game which ranks them 22nd in the NBA.
Philadelphia 76ers Betting Trends
The Philadelphia 76ers are 1-2-0 against the spread
The Philadelphia 76ers are 2-1-0 against the over/under
Cleveland Cavaliers Betting Trends
The Cleveland Cavaliers are 3-1-0 against the spread
The Cleveland Cavaliers are 1-3-0 against the over/under
Philadelphia 76ers Injuries
11/04/15 F Robert Covington Knee expected to miss 1-2 weeks
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
Cleveland Cavaliers Injuries
11/04/15 G J.R. Smith Knee expected to miss Friday vs. Philadelphia
10/26/15 PG Kyrie Irving Knee out indefinitely
09/29/15 F Iman Shumpert Wrist out indefinitely
Guy's Pick: Take Cleveland
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