Wednesday, February 3, 2016
Wells Fargo Center
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The Atlanta Hawks travel to Wells Fargo Center to play the Philadelphia 76ers on Wednesday, February 3, 2016. The opening line for this game has Atlanta as 9 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 207.
The Hawks come into this game with an overall record of 28-22 and a road record of 12-14. They are 2nd in the Southeast Division. They currently have a point differential of 1.9 as they are averaging 101.8 points per game while giving up 99.9 per contest. Atlanta is 6-3 against division opponents and they have a conference record of 16-13. They are 5-5 in their last 10 games. The 76ers have an overall record of 7-41 and a home record of 4-18. They currently are 5th in the Atlantic Division. They are averaging 94.9 points per game and surrendering 105.1, good for a point differential of -10.1. Philadelphia has a division record of 0-10 and a conference record of 1-27. In their last 10 games they are 3-7.
Jeff Teague comes into this contest averaging 14.9 points per game while playing 28.4 minutes per night so far this season for the Hawks. He pulls down 2.6 rebounds per game and dishes out 5.5 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 43% while his free throw percentage is currently at 86%. Paul Millsap averages 17.8 points per game in 32.4 minutes per contest this season. He averages 3.3 assists per contest and 8.8 rebounds per game for Atlanta. His field goal percentage is 49% for the year while his free throw percentage is 78%.
Jahlil Okafor averages 17.3 points per game while playing 30.6 minutes per contest this year for the 76ers. He grabs 7.2 rebounds per game and has 1.2 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 49% and his free throw percentage currently is at 67%. Nerlens Noel averages 10.7 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 29.2 minutes per contest. He also averages 8.3 rebounds per contest and 1.4 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 52% and his free throw percentage is 57%.
Atlanta averages 101.8 points per contest this season which ranks them 14th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is 1.9 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team which has them ranked 8th. Behind the arc they shoot 34% which is good for 20th in the league. They average 47.7 rebounds per game and 25.2 assists per game which ranks them 30th and 3rd in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 21st with 15 per game. The Hawks allow 99.9 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 7th in the league. They also allow a 44% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc ranking them 8th and 16th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 54.2 rebounds a game which ranks 24th and they give up 21.8 assists per contest which puts them in 16th place in the league. They force 16.6 turnovers per game which ranks them 5th in the league.
Philadelphia averages 94.9 points per game this year which ranks them 30th in the league. Their average scoring margin is -10.1 and their shooting percentage is 43% as a team which has them sitting in the 28th spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 33% which is good for 26th in the NBA. They average 51.2 rebounds per game and 20.5 assists per contest which ranks them 19th and 24th respectively. In the turnover department the 76ers rank 30th with 17.8 per game. The 76ers allow 105.1 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 25th in the league. They also allow a 46% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc ranking them 22nd and 17th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 54.3 rebounds a game which ranks 26th and they give up 23.1 assists per contest which puts them in 23rd place in the league. The 76ers force 15.3 turnovers per game which ranks them 9th in the NBA.
The Hawks average 100.3 points per game on the road this season and they have scored 97 ppg in their past 3 contests. They have an average scoring differential of -1.9 on the road and in their past 3 games their difference is -7.3 per contest. The Hawks have an offensive rating of 104.9 and a defensive rating of 103. In terms of pace they average 96.8 possessions per 48 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 51%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 55% and they shoot 3 pointers on 32% of their shots. Atlanta turns the ball over an average of 14 times per 100 possessions and they force 14.9 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 49%.
The 76ers score 95.9 ppg at home and they have averaged 105 points per contest in their last 3 games. They have an average scoring differential of -2 in their past 3 contests and at home this season they have a difference of -10.3 points per game. The 76ers rating on offense is 96.7 and they have a defensive rating of 107. They get 97.6 possessions per 48 minutes and they have an effective field goal percentage of 48%. As a unit they have a true shooting percentage of 52% and they attempt 3 pointers on 31% of their shot attempts. Philadelphia turns the ball over on 16.2 out of every 100 possessions and their opponents average 13.8 turnovers per 100 possessions. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the year is 50%.
Atlanta Hawks Betting Trends
The Atlanta Hawks are 23-25-2 against the spread
The Atlanta Hawks are 25-25-0 against the over/under
Philadelphia 76ers Betting Trends
The Philadelphia 76ers are 22-25-1 against the spread
The Philadelphia 76ers are 25-22-1 against the over/under
Atlanta Hawks Injuries
02/02/16 F Tiago Splitter Hip "?" Wednesday vs. Philadelphia
Philadelphia 76ers Injuries
10/23/15 C Joel Embiid Foot out for season
02/02/16 F Robert Covington Illness probable Wednesday vs. Atlanta
Tony's Pick: Take Philadelphia
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