Saturday, February 6, 2016
Wells Fargo Center
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The Brooklyn Nets travel to Wells Fargo Center to play the Philadelphia 76ers on Saturday, February 6, 2016. The opening line for this game has Brooklyn as 1 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 202.5.
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The Nets come into this game with an overall record of 12-38 and a road record of 4-18. They are 4th in the Atlantic Division. They currently have a point differential of -7.6 as they are averaging 95.6 points per game while giving up 103.2 per contest. Brooklyn is 4-5 against division opponents and they have a conference record of 8-23. They are 1-9 in their last 10 games. The 76ers have an overall record of 7-42 and a home record of 4-19. They currently are 5th in the Atlantic Division. They are averaging 94.8 points per game and surrendering 105.4, good for a point differential of -10.7. Philadelphia has a division record of 0-10 and a conference record of 1-28. In their last 10 games they are 3-7.
Brook Lopez comes into this contest averaging 20.2 points per game while playing 33.6 minutes per night so far this season for the Nets. He pulls down 8.4 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.6 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 50% while his free throw percentage is currently at 77%. Thaddeus Young averages 15 points per game in 32.4 minutes per contest this season. He averages 1.5 assists per contest and 9 rebounds per game for Brooklyn. His field goal percentage is 51% for the year while his free throw percentage is 61%.
Jahlil Okafor averages 17.1 points per game while playing 30.4 minutes per contest this year for the 76ers. He grabs 7.1 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 minutes per contest. He also averages 8.2 rebounds per contest and 1.5 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 53% and his free throw percentage is 56%.
Brooklyn averages 95.6 points per contest this season which ranks them 29th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is -7.6 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team which has them ranked 15th. Behind the arc they shoot 33% which is good for 27th in the league. They average 50.1 rebounds per game and 21.5 assists per game which ranks them 25th and 17th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 18th with 14.8 per game. The Nets allow 103.2 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 20th in the league. They also allow a 47% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the arc ranking them 28th and 22nd in those defensive categories. Opponents average 51.1 rebounds a game which ranks 9th and they give up 23.7 assists per contest which puts them in 26th place in the league. They force 14.1 turnovers per game which ranks them 19th in the league.
Philadelphia averages 94.8 points per game this year which ranks them 30th in the league. Their average scoring margin is -10.7 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 51.1 rebounds per game and 20.6 assists per contest which ranks them 21st and 23rd respectively. In the turnover department the 76ers rank 30th with 17.9 per game. The 76ers allow 105.4 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 25th in the league. They also allow a 46% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the arc ranking them 23rd and 17th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 54.5 rebounds a game which ranks 26th and they give up 23.2 assists per contest which puts them in 24th place in the league. The 76ers force 15.4 turnovers per game which ranks them 9th in the NBA.
The Nets average 95.5 points per game on the road this season and they have scored 101 ppg in their past 3 contests. They have an average scoring differential of -8.7 on the road and in their past 3 games their difference is -7 per contest. The Nets have an offensive rating of 100.7 and a defensive rating of 108.7. In terms of pace they average 94.6 possessions per 48 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 48%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 52% and they shoot 3 pointers on 20% of their shots. Brooklyn turns the ball over an average of 13.7 times per 100 possessions and they force 13.2 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 52%.
The 76ers score 95.5 ppg at home and they have averaged 96 points per contest in their last 3 games. They have an average scoring differential of -18 in their past 3 contests and at home this season they have a difference of -11.5 points per game. The 76ers rating on offense is 96.3 and they have a defensive rating of 107.2. They get 97.8 possessions per 48 minutes and they have an effective field goal percentage of 48%. As a unit they have a true shooting percentage of 51% and they attempt 3 pointers on 31% of their shot attempts. Philadelphia turns the ball over on 16.3 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 51%.
Brooklyn Nets Betting Trends
The Brooklyn Nets are 24-25-1 against the spread
The Brooklyn Nets are 23-26-1 against the over/under
Philadelphia 76ers Betting Trends
The Philadelphia 76ers are 22-26-1 against the spread
The Philadelphia 76ers are 26-22-1 against the over/under
Brooklyn Nets Injuries
12/07/15 F Rondae Hollis-Jefferson Ankle expected to miss 8-10 weeks
10/28/15 F Chris McCullough Knee out indefinitely
01/03/16 PG Jarrett Jack Knee out for season
Philadelphia 76ers Injuries
10/23/15 C Joel Embiid Foot out for season
Josh's Pick: Take Brooklyn
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