Friday, November 27, 2015
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The Philadelphia 76ers travel to Toyota Center to play the Houston Rockets on Friday, November 27, 2015. The opening line for this game has Houston as 12 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 201.5.
The 76ers come into this game with an overall record of 0-16 and a road record of 0-9. They are 5th in the Atlantic Division. They currently have a point differential of -12.9 as they are averaging 89.8 points per game while giving up 102.7 per contest. The Rockets have an overall record of 5-10 and a home record of 3-7. They currently are 4th in the Southwest Division. They are averaging 99.7 points per game and surrendering 106.8, good for a point differential of -7.1.
Jahlil Okafor comes into this contest averaging 18.4 points per game while playing 33.4 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 48% while his free throw percentage is currently at 67%. Nerlens Noel averages 10.1 points per game in 31.6 minutes per contest this season. He averages 1.3 assists per contest and 8.4 rebounds per game for Philadelphia. His field goal percentage is 41% for the year while his free throw percentage is 62%.
James Harden averages 28.7 points per game while playing 39.1 minutes per contest this year for the Rockets. He grabs 6.1 rebounds per game and has 6.3 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 40% and his free throw percentage currently is at 89%. Dwight Howard averages 13.6 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 32.7 minutes per contest. He also averages 12.7 rebounds per contest and 1.8 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 61% and his free throw percentage is 56%.
Philadelphia averages 89.8 points per contest this season which ranks them 30th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is -12.9 and their shooting percentage is 41% as a team which has them ranked 29th. Behind the arc they shoot 31% which is good for 28th in the league. They average 51.8 rebounds per game and 18.2 assists per game which ranks them 19th and 27th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 30th with 18.9 per game. The 76ers allow 102.7 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 19th in the league. They also allow a 44% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the arc ranking them 14th and 22nd in those defensive categories. Opponents average 54.2 rebounds a game which ranks 22nd and they give up 23.1 assists per contest which puts them in 22nd place in the league. They force 14.3 turnovers per game which ranks them 21st in the league.
Houston averages 99.7 points per game this year which ranks them 20th in the league. Their average scoring margin is -7.1 and their shooting percentage is 42% as a team which has them sitting in the 27th spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 30% which is good for 30th in the NBA. They average 53.7 rebounds per game and 20.5 assists per contest which ranks them 10th and 21st respectively. In the turnover department the Rockets rank 28th with 17.1 per game. The Rockets allow 106.8 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 28th in the league. They also allow a 46% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc ranking them 23rd and 19th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 55.5 rebounds a game which ranks 26th and they give up 24.1 assists per contest which puts them in 27th place in the league. The Rockets force 15.5 turnovers per game which ranks them 12th in the NBA.
Philadelphia 76ers Betting Trends
The Philadelphia 76ers are 8-8-0 against the spread
The Philadelphia 76ers are 8-8-0 against the over/under
Houston Rockets Betting Trends
The Houston Rockets are 3-12-0 against the spread
The Houston Rockets are 5-8-2 against the over/under
Philadelphia 76ers Injuries
11/26/15 G Nik Stauskas Knee "?" Friday vs. Houston
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
Houston Rockets Injuries
11/18/15 F Sam Dekker Back out indefinitely
11/06/15 F Donatas Motiejunas Back out indefinitely
Tony's Pick: Take Houston
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