Saturday, November 21, 2015
American Airlines Arena
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The Philadelphia 76ers travel to American Airlines Arena to play the Miami Heat on Saturday, November 21, 2015. The opening line for this game has Miami as 14.5 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 193.5.
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The 76ers come into this game with an overall record of 0-12 and a road record of 0-5. They are 5th in the Atlantic Division. They currently have a point differential of -14 as they are averaging 90.2 points per game while giving up 104.2 per contest. The Heat have an overall record of 7-4 and a home record of 6-2. They currently are 2nd in the Southeast Division. They are averaging 97.8 points per game and surrendering 93.1, good for a point differential of 4.7.
Jahlil Okafor comes into this contest averaging 18.8 points per game while playing 33.5 minutes per night so far this season for the 76ers. He pulls down 7.5 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 63%. Nerlens Noel averages 10.6 points per game in 32 minutes per contest this season. He averages 1.4 assists per contest and 8.8 rebounds per game for Philadelphia. His field goal percentage is 40% for the year while his free throw percentage is 62%.
Dwyane Wade averages 17.8 points per game while playing 29.3 minutes per contest this year for the Heat. He grabs 2.8 rebounds per game and has 4.7 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 43% and his free throw percentage currently is at 78%. Chris Bosh averages 18.5 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 32.5 minutes per contest. He also averages 9.5 rebounds per contest and 1.7 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 47% and his free throw percentage is 82%.
Philadelphia averages 90.2 points per contest this season which ranks them 30th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is -14 and their shooting percentage is 42% as a team which has them ranked 27th. Behind the arc they shoot 31% which is good for 27th in the league. They average 51.9 rebounds per game and 18.9 assists per game which ranks them 20th and 26th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 30th with 19.1 per game. The 76ers allow 104.2 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 23rd in the league. They also allow a 44% shooting percentage and a 37% average from behind the arc ranking them 16th and 25th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 54.3 rebounds a game which ranks 23rd and they give up 24.2 assists per contest which puts them in 27th place in the league. They force 14 turnovers per game which ranks them 21st in the league.
Miami averages 97.8 points per game this year which ranks them 23rd in the league. Their average scoring margin is 4.7 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team which has them sitting in the 7th spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 31% which is good for 24th in the NBA. They average 52.8 rebounds per game and 19.6 assists per contest which ranks them 17th and 24th respectively. In the turnover department the Heat rank 7th with 14.1 per game. The Heat allow 93.1 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 3rd in the league. They also allow a 41% shooting percentage and a 31% average from behind the arc ranking them 2nd and 4th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 52.2 rebounds a game which ranks 12th and they give up 19.4 assists per contest which puts them in 5th place in the league. The Heat force 14 turnovers per game which ranks them 20th in the NBA.
Philadelphia 76ers Betting Trends
The Philadelphia 76ers are 5-7-0 against the spread
The Philadelphia 76ers are 7-5-0 against the over/under
Miami Heat Betting Trends
The Miami Heat are 5-6-0 against the spread
The Miami Heat are 2-9-0 against the over/under
Philadelphia 76ers Injuries
11/13/15 F Richaun Holmes Hamstring out indefinitely
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
Miami Heat Injuries
No key injuries to report
Tony's Pick: Take Philadelphia
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