Monday, December 7, 2015
Wells Fargo Center
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The San Antonio Spurs travel to Wells Fargo Center to play the Philadelphia 76ers on Monday, December 7, 2015. The opening line for this game has San Antonio as 12.5 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 189.5.
The Spurs come into this game with an overall record of 17-4 and a road record of 6-4. They are 1st in the Southwest Division. They currently have a point differential of 10 as they are averaging 99.3 points per game while giving up 89.3 per contest. The 76ers have an overall record of 1-20 and a home record of 1-8. They currently are 5th in the Atlantic Division. They are averaging 91.9 points per game and surrendering 102.3, good for a point differential of -10.5.
LaMarcus Aldridge comes into this contest averaging 14.9 points per game while playing 29.8 minutes per night so far this season for the Spurs. He pulls down 8.9 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.4 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 44% while his free throw percentage is currently at 80%. Kawhi Leonard averages 21.6 points per game in 34.1 minutes per contest this season. He averages 2.7 assists per contest and 7.6 rebounds per game for San Antonio. His field goal percentage is 51% for the year while his free throw percentage is 86%.
Jahlil Okafor averages 17.2 points per game while playing 32.8 minutes per contest this year for the 76ers. He grabs 8.1 rebounds per game and has 1.3 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 46% and his free throw percentage currently is at 67%. Nerlens Noel averages 10.4 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 31.4 minutes per contest. He also averages 8.1 rebounds per contest and 1.2 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 42% and his free throw percentage is 60%.
San Antonio averages 99.3 points per contest this season which ranks them 19th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is 10 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a team which has them ranked 2nd. Behind the arc they shoot 37% which is good for 6th in the league. They average 53.1 rebounds per game and 24.8 assists per game which ranks them 13th and 3rd in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 10th with 14.3 per game. The Spurs allow 89.3 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 1st in the league. They also allow a 42% shooting percentage and a 32% average from behind the arc ranking them 3rd and 4th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 47.9 rebounds a game which ranks 1st and they give up 21 assists per contest which puts them in 15th place in the league. They force 14.4 turnovers per game which ranks them 22nd in the league.
Philadelphia averages 91.9 points per game this year which ranks them 30th in the league. Their average scoring margin is -10.5 and their shooting percentage is 42% as a team which has them sitting in the 29th spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 33% which is good for 19th in the NBA. They average 50.9 rebounds per game and 19 assists per contest which ranks them 26th and 26th respectively. In the turnover department the 76ers rank 30th with 18.7 per game. The 76ers allow 102.3 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 22nd in the league. They also allow a 44% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc ranking them 15th and 17th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 55.3 rebounds a game which ranks 27th and they give up 22.3 assists per contest which puts them in 18th place in the league. The 76ers force 15.6 turnovers per game which ranks them 14th in the NBA.
San Antonio Spurs Betting Trends
The San Antonio Spurs are 13-8-0 against the spread
The San Antonio Spurs are 7-14-0 against the over/under
Philadelphia 76ers Betting Trends
The Philadelphia 76ers are 11-9-1 against the spread
The Philadelphia 76ers are 10-11-0 against the over/under
San Antonio Spurs Injuries
12/06/15 F Rasual Butler Personal missed last 2 games, probable Monday vs. Philadelphia
Philadelphia 76ers Injuries
12/06/15 PG Isaiah Canaan Ankle "?" Monday vs. San Antonio
12/06/15 C Jahlil Okafor Illness "?" Monday vs. San Antonio
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
Josh's Pick: Take Philadelphia
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