Monday, November 16, 2015
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The Portland Trail Blazers travel to AT&T Center to play the San Antonio Spurs on Monday, November 16, 2015. The opening line for this game has San Antonio as 11 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 202.
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The Trail Blazers come into this game with an overall record of 4-6 and a road record of 2-3. They are 5th in the Northwest Division. They currently have a point differential of -0.5 as they are averaging 103.1 points per game while giving up 103.6 per contest. The Spurs have an overall record of 7-2 and a home record of 3-0. They currently are 1st in the Southwest Division. They are averaging 102.3 points per game and surrendering 91.8, good for a point differential of 10.6.
Damian Lillard comes into this contest averaging 25.3 points per game while playing 36.8 minutes per night so far this season for the Trail Blazers. He pulls down 3.5 rebounds per game and dishes out 7.4 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 45% while his free throw percentage is currently at 82%. C.J. McCollum averages 21.4 points per game in 34.8 minutes per contest this season. He averages 2.9 assists per contest and 4 rebounds per game for Portland. His field goal percentage is 46% for the year while his free throw percentage is 91%.
LaMarcus Aldridge averages 16.2 points per game while playing 30.6 minutes per contest this year for the Spurs. He grabs 9.9 rebounds per game and has 2 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 46% and his free throw percentage currently is at 85%. Kawhi Leonard averages 21.9 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 33.4 minutes per contest. He also averages 7.5 rebounds per contest and 1.4 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 53% and his free throw percentage is 91%.
Portland averages 103.1 points per contest this season which ranks them 7th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is -0.5 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a team which has them ranked 5th. Behind the arc they shoot 37% which is good for 5th in the league. They average 52.8 rebounds per game and 20.4 assists per game which ranks them 18th and 22nd in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 23rd with 15.9 per game. The Trail Blazers allow 103.6 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 22nd in the league. They also allow a 45% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the arc ranking them 22nd and 10th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 52.9 rebounds a game which ranks 12th and they give up 18.8 assists per contest which puts them in 2nd place in the league. They force 12.3 turnovers per game which ranks them 29th in the league.
San Antonio averages 102.3 points per game this year which ranks them 11th in the league. Their average scoring margin is 10.6 and their shooting percentage is 49% as a team which has them sitting in the 1st spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 34% which is good for 14th in the NBA. They average 53.9 rebounds per game and 25.3 assists per contest which ranks them 13th and 3rd respectively. In the turnover department the Spurs rank 18th with 15.6 per game. The Spurs allow 91.8 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 3rd in the league. They also allow a 42% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the arc ranking them 6th and 11th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 47.8 rebounds a game which ranks 1st and they give up 20.4 assists per contest which puts them in 11th place in the league. The Spurs force 14.2 turnovers per game which ranks them 22nd in the NBA.
Portland Trail Blazers Betting Trends
The Portland Trail Blazers are 5-5-0 against the spread
The Portland Trail Blazers are 7-2-1 against the over/under
San Antonio Spurs Betting Trends
The San Antonio Spurs are 6-3-0 against the spread
The San Antonio Spurs are 3-6-0 against the over/under
Portland Trail Blazers Injuries
11/14/15 PG Damian Lillard Thumb probable Sunday vs. Charlotte
11/12/15 C Meyers Leonard Shoulder out indefinitely
San Antonio Spurs Injuries
11/15/15 F Kawhi Leonard Respiratory "?" Monday vs. Portland
11/15/15 G Manu Ginobili Abdominal "?" Monday vs. Portland
Guy's Pick: Take Portland
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