Friday, March 11, 2016
Wells Fargo Center
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The Brooklyn Nets travel to Wells Fargo Center to play the Philadelphia 76ers on Friday, March 11, 2016. The opening line for this game has Brooklyn as 1 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 211.5.
The Nets come into this game with an overall record of 18-46 and a road record of 7-24. They are 4th in the Atlantic Division. They currently have a point differential of -6.6 as they are averaging 97.8 points per game while giving up 104.3 per contest. Brooklyn is 5-7 against division opponents and they have a conference record of 9-26. They are 4-6 in their last 10 games. The 76ers have an overall record of 8-56 and a home record of 5-26. They currently are 5th in the Atlantic Division. They are averaging 96.7 points per game and surrendering 107.3, good for a point differential of -10.7. Philadelphia has a division record of 1-10 and a conference record of 2-37. In their last 10 games they are 0-10.
Brook Lopez comes into this contest averaging 20.8 points per game while playing 33.8 minutes per night so far this season for the Nets. He pulls down 8.1 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.9 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 51% while his free throw percentage is currently at 78%. Thaddeus Young averages 15 points per game in 33.1 minutes per contest this season. He averages 1.8 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 64%.
Jahlil Okafor averages 17.5 points per game while playing 30 minutes per contest this year for the 76ers. He grabs 7 rebounds per game and has 1.2 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 51% and his free throw percentage currently is at 69%. Nerlens Noel averages 11 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 28.9 minutes per contest. He also averages 7.9 rebounds per contest and 1.7 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 53% and his free throw percentage is 61%.
Brooklyn averages 97.8 points per contest this season which ranks them 28th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is -6.6 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team which has them ranked 12th. Behind the arc they shoot 35% which is good for 13th in the league. They average 49.5 rebounds per game and 22 assists per game which ranks them 28th and 15th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 20th with 14.9 per game. The Nets allow 104.3 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 21st in the league. They also allow a 47% shooting percentage and a 37% average from behind the arc ranking them 30th and 25th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 50.3 rebounds a game which ranks 8th and they give up 23.6 assists per contest which puts them in 26th place in the league. They force 14.3 turnovers per game which ranks them 15th in the league.
Philadelphia averages 96.7 points per game this year which ranks them 30th in the league. Their average scoring margin is -10.7 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team which has them sitting in the 28th spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 34% which is good for 25th in the NBA. They average 50.4 rebounds per game and 20.8 assists per contest which ranks them 22nd and 22nd respectively. In the turnover department the 76ers rank 30th with 17.4 per game. The 76ers allow 107.3 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 28th in the league. They also allow a 46% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the arc ranking them 23rd and 19th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 54.9 rebounds a game which ranks 27th and they give up 23.2 assists per contest which puts them in 24th place in the league. The 76ers force 15.1 turnovers per game which ranks them 12th in the NBA.
The Nets average 98.4 points per game on the road this season and they have scored 112.7 ppg in their past 3 contests. They have an average scoring differential of -7.3 on the road and in their past 3 games their difference is -6 per contest. The Nets have an offensive rating of 102.6 and a defensive rating of 109.5. In terms of pace they average 94.8 possessions per 48 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 49%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 53% and they shoot 3 pointers on 21% of their shots. Brooklyn turns the ball over an average of 13.9 times per 100 possessions and they force 13.3 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 53%.
The 76ers score 97.3 ppg at home and they have averaged 101.3 points per contest in their last 3 games. They have an average scoring differential of -9.7 in their past 3 contests and at home this season they have a difference of -10.7 points per game. The 76ers rating on offense is 98.2 and they have a defensive rating of 109. They get 97.8 possessions per 48 minutes and they have an effective field goal percentage of 49%. 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 15.8 out of every 100 possessions and their opponents average 13.5 turnovers per 100 possessions. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the year is 51%.
Brooklyn Nets Betting Trends
The Brooklyn Nets are 33-30-1 against the spread
The Brooklyn Nets are 31-32-1 against the over/under
Philadelphia 76ers Betting Trends
The Philadelphia 76ers are 28-35-1 against the spread
The Philadelphia 76ers are 35-28-1 against the over/under
Brooklyn Nets Injuries
12/07/15 F Rondae Hollis-Jefferson Ankle expected to miss 8-10 weeks
03/10/16 C Brook Lopez Nose probable Friday vs. Philadelphia
01/03/16 PG Jarrett Jack Knee out for season
Philadelphia 76ers Injuries
10/23/15 C Joel Embiid Foot out for season
03/10/16 C Jahlil Okafor Knee expected to miss Friday vs. Brooklyn
Tony's Pick: Take Philadelphia
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