Sunday, November 27, 2016
For Updated Odds on This Game Click Here
The Atlanta Hawks travel to Staples Center to play the Los Angeles Lakers on Sunday, November 27, 2016. The Hawks come into this game with an overall record of 10-6. They are 1st in the Southeast Division. They currently have a point differential of 3.6 as they are averaging 102.1 points per game while giving up 98.5 per contest. The Lakers have an overall record of 8-9. They currently are 3rd in the Pacific Division. They are averaging 108.2 points per game and surrendering 111.9, good for a point differential of -3.7.
Free $60 in Member NBA Picks No Obligation Click Here
Dennis Schroder comes into this contest averaging 14.3 points per game while playing 29.1 minutes per night so far this season for the Hawks. He pulls down 3.1 rebounds per game and dishes out 5.3 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 41% while his free throw percentage is currently at 77%. Paul Millsap averages 16.6 points per game in 32.4 minutes per contest this season. He averages 3.6 assists per contest and 7.9 rebounds per game for Atlanta. His field goal percentage is 45% for the year while his free throw percentage is 73%.
Julius Randle averages 13.3 points per game while playing 27.7 minutes per contest this year for the Lakers. He grabs 8.1 rebounds per game and has 3.9 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 53% and his free throw percentage currently is at 75%. Jordan Clarkson averages 15.2 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 27.5 minutes per contest. He also averages 2.6 rebounds per contest and 2.1 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 46% and his free throw percentage is 82%.
Atlanta averages 102.1 points per contest this season which ranks them 22nd in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is 3.6 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team which has them ranked 7th. Behind the arc they shoot 34% which is good for 20th in the league. They average 54.9 rebounds per game and 23.8 assists per game which ranks them 8th and 6th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 29th with 17.4 per game. The Hawks allow 98.5 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 6th in the league. They also allow a 43% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the arc ranking them 6th and 2nd in those defensive categories. Opponents average 51.1 rebounds a game which ranks 10th and they give up 21.1 assists per contest which puts them in 8th place in the league. They force 16.8 turnovers per game which ranks them 2nd in the league.
Los Angeles averages 108.2 points per game this year which ranks them 7th in the league. Their average scoring margin is -3.7 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team which has them sitting in the 5th spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 36% which is good for 6th in the NBA. They average 50.9 rebounds per game and 22 assists per contest which ranks them 22nd and 13th respectively. In the turnover department the Lakers rank 23rd with 16.1 per game. The Lakers allow 111.9 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 28th in the league. They also allow a 49% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc ranking them 30th and 18th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 50.9 rebounds a game which ranks 9th and they give up 26.1 assists per contest which puts them in 30th place in the league. The Lakers force 15.1 turnovers per game which ranks them 11th in the NBA.
The Hawks have an offensive rating of 103 and a defensive rating of 99.3. In terms of pace they average 99.2 possessions per 48 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 51%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 54% and they shoot 3 pointers on 30% of their shots. Atlanta turns the ball over an average of 15.6 times per 100 possessions and they force 15 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 48%.
The Lakers rating on offense is 108 and they have a defensive rating of 111.7. They get 100.2 possessions per 48 minutes and they have an effective field goal percentage of 52%. As a unit they have a true shooting percentage of 56% and they attempt 3 pointers on 31% of their shot attempts. Los Angeles turns the ball over on 14.2 out of every 100 possessions and their opponents average 13.4 turnovers per 100 possessions. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the year is 54%.
Atlanta Hawks Betting Trends
The Atlanta Hawks are 9-7-0 against the spread
The Atlanta Hawks are 5-11-0 against the over/under
Los Angeles Lakers Betting Trends
The Los Angeles Lakers are 9-7-1 against the spread
The Los Angeles Lakers are 11-5-1 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
Los Angeles Lakers Injuries
11/26/16 F Julius Randle Hip "?" Sunday vs. Atlanta
11/26/16 F Nick Young Toe "?" Sunday vs. Atlanta
11/23/16 PG D'Angelo Russell Knee out indefinitely
Guy's Pick: Take Los Angeles +4
Get $60 worth of FREE premium member picks. No Obligation. No Salesman. No Credit Card. Fast Sign up with Instant Access Click Here
Read more articles by Guy Bruhn
Get all of Today's Free NBA Picks
Get all of Today's 100% Profit Guaranteed Expert NBA Picks