Tuesday, November 8, 2016
Quicken Loans Arena
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The Atlanta Hawks travel to Quicken Loans Arena to play the Cleveland Cavaliers on Tuesday, November 8, 2016. The Hawks come into this game with an overall record of 4-2. They are 2nd in the Southeast Division. They currently have a point differential of 10.5 as they are averaging 107.3 points per game while giving up 96.8 per contest. The Cavaliers have an overall record of 6-0. They currently are 1st in the Central Division. They are averaging 112.3 points per game and surrendering 103.5, good for a point differential of 8.8.
Paul Millsap comes into this contest averaging 17.8 points per game while playing 31.8 minutes per night so far this season for the Hawks. He pulls down 8.3 rebounds per game and dishes out 4.3 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 44% while his free throw percentage is currently at 67%. Dennis Schroder averages 15 points per game in 29.7 minutes per contest this season. He averages 6.5 assists per contest and 3.3 rebounds per game for Atlanta. His field goal percentage is 43% for the year while his free throw percentage is 79%.
Lebron James averages 22.8 points per game while playing 36.3 minutes per contest this year for the Cavaliers. He grabs 8.8 rebounds per game and has 10.7 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 49% and his free throw percentage currently is at 71%. Kyrie Irving averages 23 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 34.7 minutes per contest. He also averages 4.2 rebounds per contest and 4 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 44% and his free throw percentage is 90%.
Atlanta averages 107.3 points per contest this season which ranks them 8th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is 10.5 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a team which has them ranked 4th. Behind the arc they shoot 34% which is good for 13th in the league. They average 57.3 rebounds per game and 27.3 assists per game which ranks them 3rd and 3rd in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 25th with 16.8 per game. The Hawks allow 96.8 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 6th in the league. They also allow a 44% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the arc ranking them 9th and 15th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 48.7 rebounds a game which ranks 4th and they give up 21 assists per contest which puts them in 14th place in the league. They force 19.5 turnovers per game which ranks them 1st in the league.
Cleveland averages 112.3 points per game this year which ranks them 2nd in the league. Their average scoring margin is 8.8 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team which has them sitting in the 13th spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 39% which is good for 5th in the NBA. They average 54.8 rebounds per game and 22.8 assists per contest which ranks them 12th and 10th respectively. In the turnover department the Cavaliers rank 6th with 12.8 per game. The Cavaliers allow 103.5 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 16th in the league. They also allow a 44% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the arc ranking them 11th and 16th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 53.5 rebounds a game which ranks 15th and they give up 21 assists per contest which puts them in 12th place in the league. The Cavaliers force 14.8 turnovers per game which ranks them 16th in the NBA.
The Hawks have an offensive rating of 107.1 and a defensive rating of 96.6. In terms of pace they average 100.3 possessions per 48 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 52%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 55% and they shoot 3 pointers on 30% of their shots. Atlanta turns the ball over an average of 14.8 times per 100 possessions and they force 17.4 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 48%.
The Cavaliers rating on offense is 115.2 and they have a defensive rating of 106.2. They get 97.5 possessions per 48 minutes and they have an effective field goal percentage of 53%. As a unit they have a true shooting percentage of 57% and they attempt 3 pointers on 40% of their shot attempts. Cleveland turns the ball over on 11.6 out of every 100 possessions and their opponents average 13.2 turnovers per 100 possessions. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the year is 50%.
Atlanta Hawks Betting Trends
The Atlanta Hawks are 4-2-0 against the spread
The Atlanta Hawks are 2-4-0 against the over/under
Cleveland Cavaliers Betting Trends
The Cleveland Cavaliers are 2-4-0 against the spread
The Cleveland Cavaliers are 2-4-0 against the over/under
Atlanta Hawks Injuries
10/31/16 F Mike Scott Knee out indefinitely
10/25/16 C Tiago Splitter Hamstring out indefinitely
Cleveland Cavaliers Injuries
No key injuries to report
Tony's Pick: Take Cleveland -8.5
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