Tuesday, November 15, 2016
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The Brooklyn Nets travel to Staples Center to play the Los Angeles Lakers on Tuesday, November 15, 2016. The Nets come into this game with an overall record of 4-5. They are 3rd in the Atlantic Division. They currently have a point differential of -1.2 as they are averaging 106.3 points per game while giving up 107.6 per contest. The Lakers have an overall record of 6-5. They currently are 3rd in the Pacific Division. They are averaging 108.6 points per game and surrendering 107.5, good for a point differential of 1.1.
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Sean Kilpatrick comes into this contest averaging 15.8 points per game while playing 27.2 minutes per night so far this season for the Nets. He pulls down 4.8 rebounds per game and dishes out 2.7 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 43% while his free throw percentage is currently at 83%. Brook Lopez averages 19.4 points per game in 25.8 minutes per contest this season. He averages 1.1 assists per contest and 4.8 rebounds per game for Brooklyn. His field goal percentage is 50% for the year while his free throw percentage is 82%.
Julius Randle averages 13.9 points per game while playing 28 minutes per contest this year for the Lakers. He grabs 8.2 rebounds per game and has 3.2 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 55% and his free throw percentage currently is at 80%. D'Angelo Russell averages 15.4 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 26.8 minutes per contest. He also averages 3 rebounds per contest and 4.7 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 41% and his free throw percentage is 77%.
Brooklyn averages 106.3 points per contest this season which ranks them 12th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is -1.2 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team which has them ranked 16th. Behind the arc they shoot 33% which is good for 20th in the league. They average 52.1 rebounds per game and 20.8 assists per game which ranks them 15th and 20th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 27th with 17.3 per game. The Nets allow 107.6 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 21st in the league. They also allow a 44% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the arc ranking them 13th and 15th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 55.6 rebounds a game which ranks 24th and they give up 24.7 assists per contest which puts them in 26th place in the league. They force 15.3 turnovers per game which ranks them 8th in the league.
Los Angeles averages 108.6 points per game this year which ranks them 5th in the league. Their average scoring margin is 1.1 and their shooting percentage is 48% as a team which has them sitting in the 3rd spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 35% which is good for 18th in the NBA. They average 51.2 rebounds per game and 21.2 assists per contest which ranks them 19th and 16th respectively. In the turnover department the Lakers rank 26th with 17.3 per game. The Lakers allow 107.5 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 20th in the league. They also allow a 47% shooting percentage and a 32% average from behind the arc ranking them 25th and 6th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 49.9 rebounds a game which ranks 8th and they give up 23.4 assists per contest which puts them in 23rd place in the league. The Lakers force 15.3 turnovers per game which ranks them 9th in the NBA.
The Nets have an offensive rating of 104.2 and a defensive rating of 105.4. In terms of pace they average 102 possessions per 48 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 51%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 56% and they shoot 3 pointers on 40% of their shots. Brooklyn turns the ball over an average of 15.4 times per 100 possessions and they force 13.1 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 50%.
The Lakers rating on offense is 109 and they have a defensive rating of 107.9. They get 99.7 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 32% of their shot attempts. Los Angeles turns the ball over on 15.4 out of every 100 possessions and their opponents average 13.6 turnovers per 100 possessions. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the year is 51%.
Brooklyn Nets Betting Trends
The Brooklyn Nets are 7-2-0 against the spread
The Brooklyn Nets are 5-4-0 against the over/under
Los Angeles Lakers Betting Trends
The Los Angeles Lakers are 8-3-0 against the spread
The Los Angeles Lakers are 7-4-0 against the over/under
Brooklyn Nets Injuries
11/14/16 G Isaiah Whitehead Concussion is upgraded to probable Monday vs. LA Clippers
11/03/16 PG Jeremy Lin Hamstring out indefinitely
10/22/16 G Caris LeVert Foot out indefinitely
Los Angeles Lakers Injuries
No key injuries to report
Tony's Pick: Take Los Angeles -7
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