Sunday, November 13, 2016
Quicken Loans Arena
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The Charlotte Hornets travel to Quicken Loans Arena to play the Cleveland Cavaliers on Sunday, November 13, 2016. The Hornets come into this game with an overall record of 6-2. They are 1st in the Southeast Division. They currently have a point differential of 7.1 as they are averaging 105.9 points per game while giving up 98.8 per contest. The Cavaliers have an overall record of 7-1. They currently are 1st in the Central Division. They are averaging 110.6 points per game and surrendering 103.1, good for a point differential of 7.5.
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Nicolas Batum comes into this contest averaging 13.4 points per game while playing 33.9 minutes per night so far this season for the Hornets. He pulls down 6.3 rebounds per game and dishes out 4.8 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 38% while his free throw percentage is currently at 79%. Kemba Walker averages 25.9 points per game in 32.6 minutes per contest this season. He averages 5.6 assists per contest and 4 rebounds per game for Charlotte. His field goal percentage is 49% for the year while his free throw percentage is 83%.
Kyrie Irving averages 24.5 points per game while playing 35.5 minutes per contest this year for the Cavaliers. He grabs 3.5 rebounds per game and has 4.3 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 44% and his free throw percentage currently is at 87%. Lebron James averages 23.4 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 36.6 minutes per contest. He also averages 9 rebounds per contest and 9.3 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 49% and his free throw percentage is 73%.
Charlotte averages 105.9 points per contest this season which ranks them 11th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is 7.1 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team which has them ranked 21st. Behind the arc they shoot 35% which is good for 17th in the league. They average 54.2 rebounds per game and 24.2 assists per game which ranks them 10th and 7th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 1st with 11.4 per game. The Hornets allow 98.8 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 7th in the league. They also allow a 43% shooting percentage and a 31% average from behind the arc ranking them 4th and 3rd in those defensive categories. Opponents average 54 rebounds a game which ranks 19th and they give up 21.9 assists per contest which puts them in 16th place in the league. They force 14.1 turnovers per game which ranks them 19th in the league.
Cleveland averages 110.6 points per game this year which ranks them 2nd in the league. Their average scoring margin is 7.5 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team which has them sitting in the 20th spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 37% which is good for 7th in the NBA. They average 54.5 rebounds per game and 21.8 assists per contest which ranks them 8th and 12th respectively. In the turnover department the Cavaliers rank 6th with 12.2 per game. The Cavaliers allow 103.1 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 15th in the league. They also allow a 45% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the arc ranking them 13th and 11th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 54.6 rebounds a game which ranks 22nd and they give up 20.5 assists per contest which puts them in 10th place in the league. The Cavaliers force 15.4 turnovers per game which ranks them 10th in the NBA.
The Hornets have an offensive rating of 107.9 and a defensive rating of 100.7. In terms of pace they average 98.1 possessions per 48 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 50%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 54% and they shoot 3 pointers on 35% of their shots. Charlotte turns the ball over an average of 10.5 times per 100 possessions and they force 12.9 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 49%.
The Cavaliers rating on offense is 113.2 and they have a defensive rating of 105.5. They get 97.7 possessions per 48 minutes and they have an effective field goal percentage of 51%. As a unit they have a true shooting percentage of 56% and they attempt 3 pointers on 40% of their shot attempts. Cleveland turns the ball over on 11 out of every 100 possessions and their opponents average 13.7 turnovers per 100 possessions. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the year is 50%.
Charlotte Hornets Betting Trends
The Charlotte Hornets are 5-3-0 against the spread
The Charlotte Hornets are 5-3-0 against the over/under
Cleveland Cavaliers Betting Trends
The Cleveland Cavaliers are 3-5-0 against the spread
The Cleveland Cavaliers are 3-5-0 against the over/under
Charlotte Hornets Injuries
11/12/16 F Michael Kidd-Gilchrist Back "?" Sunday vs. Cleveland
10/31/16 G Jeremy Lamb Hamstring out indefinitely
Cleveland Cavaliers Injuries
No key injuries to report
Josh's Pick: Take Cleveland -8.5
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