Monday, November 23, 2015
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The Philadelphia 76ers travel to Target Center to play the Minnesota Timberwolves on Monday, November 23, 2015. The opening line for this game has Minnesota as 8 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 0-14 and a road record of 0-7. They are 5th in the Atlantic Division. They currently have a point differential of -14.1 as they are averaging 90.1 points per game while giving up 104.2 per contest. The Timberwolves have an overall record of 5-8 and a home record of 0-6. They currently are 4th in the Northwest Division. They are averaging 101.6 points per game and surrendering 102.8, good for a point differential of -1.2.
Jahlil Okafor comes into this contest averaging 17.9 points per game while playing 33.4 minutes per night so far this season for the 76ers. He pulls down 7.7 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.3 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 47% while his free throw percentage is currently at 64%. Nerlens Noel averages 11 points per game in 31.4 minutes per contest this season. He averages 1.3 assists per contest and 8.8 rebounds per game for Philadelphia. His field goal percentage is 43% for the year while his free throw percentage is 60%.
Ricky Rubio averages 11.7 points per game while playing 30.8 minutes per contest this year for the Timberwolves. He grabs 4.8 rebounds per game and has 8.4 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 36% and his free throw percentage currently is at 84%. Karl-Anthony Towns averages 16 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 29.5 minutes per contest. He also averages 10.4 rebounds per contest and 1.1 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 52% and his free throw percentage is 91%.
Philadelphia averages 90.1 points per contest this season which ranks them 30th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is -14.1 and their shooting percentage is 41% as a team which has them ranked 30th. Behind the arc they shoot 31% which is good for 26th in the league. They average 51.7 rebounds per game and 18.9 assists per game which ranks them 20th and 27th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 30th with 18.9 per game. The 76ers allow 104.2 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 18th and 24th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 53.9 rebounds a game which ranks 23rd and they give up 23.7 assists per contest which puts them in 25th place in the league. They force 13.9 turnovers per game which ranks them 22nd in the league.
Minnesota averages 101.6 points per game this year which ranks them 11th in the league. Their average scoring margin is -1.2 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team which has them sitting in the 14th spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 31% which is good for 25th in the NBA. They average 53.9 rebounds per game and 20.5 assists per contest which ranks them 11th and 21st respectively. In the turnover department the Timberwolves rank 16th with 15 per game. The Timberwolves allow 102.8 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 19th in the league. They also allow a 44% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the arc ranking them 16th and 12th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 52.2 rebounds a game which ranks 13th and they give up 20.3 assists per contest which puts them in 9th place in the league. The Timberwolves force 15.1 turnovers per game which ranks them 17th in the NBA.
Philadelphia 76ers Betting Trends
The Philadelphia 76ers are 6-8-0 against the spread
The Philadelphia 76ers are 8-6-0 against the over/under
Minnesota Timberwolves Betting Trends
The Minnesota Timberwolves are 7-6-0 against the spread
The Minnesota Timberwolves are 7-6-0 against the over/under
Philadelphia 76ers Injuries
11/22/15 F Richaun Holmes Hamstring probable Monday vs. Minnesota
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
Minnesota Timberwolves Injuries
11/22/15 F Nemanja Bjelica Knee "?" Monday vs. Philadelphia
10/26/15 C Nikola Pekovic Achilles out indefinitely
Josh's Pick: Take Philadelphia
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