Tuesday, March 29, 2016
Wells Fargo Center
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The Charlotte Hornets travel to Wells Fargo Center to play the Philadelphia 76ers on Tuesday, March 29, 2016. The opening line for this game has Charlotte as 10 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 210.5.
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The Hornets come into this game with an overall record of 42-31 and a road record of 15-20. They are 3rd in the Southeast Division. They currently have a point differential of 2.4 as they are averaging 103.2 points per game while giving up 100.8 per contest. Charlotte is 7-7 against division opponents and they have a conference record of 27-16. They are 7-3 in their last 10 games. The 76ers have an overall record of 9-65 and a home record of 6-30. They currently are 5th in the Atlantic Division. They are averaging 97.2 points per game and surrendering 107.6, good for a point differential of -10.5. Philadelphia has a division record of 2-12 and a conference record of 3-42. In their last 10 games they are 1-9.
Kemba Walker comes into this contest averaging 21 points per game while playing 35.9 minutes per night so far this season for the Hornets. He pulls down 4.4 rebounds per game and dishes out 5.2 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 43% while his free throw percentage is currently at 85%. Nicolas Batum averages 15.2 points per game in 35.6 minutes per contest this season. He averages 5.7 assists per contest and 6.2 rebounds per game for Charlotte. His field goal percentage is 42% for the year while his free throw percentage is 85%.
Isaiah Canaan averages 10.8 points per game while playing 25.4 minutes per contest this year for the 76ers. He grabs 2.2 rebounds per game and has 1.8 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 36% and his free throw percentage currently is at 84%. Nerlens Noel averages 11.1 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 29.1 minutes per contest. He also averages 8 rebounds per contest and 1.8 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 52% and his free throw percentage is 59%.
Charlotte averages 103.2 points per contest this season which ranks them 12th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is 2.4 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team which has them ranked 27th. Behind the arc they shoot 36% which is good for 6th in the league. They average 52.1 rebounds per game and 21.4 assists per game which ranks them 13th and 19th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 1st with 12.6 per game. The Hornets allow 100.8 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 9th in the league. They also allow a 45% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc ranking them 11th and 13th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 52.2 rebounds a game which ranks 14th and they give up 23.2 assists per contest which puts them in 23rd place in the league. They force 13.5 turnovers per game which ranks them 22nd in the league.
Philadelphia averages 97.2 points per game this year which ranks them 30th in the league. Their average scoring margin is -10.5 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 33% which is good for 27th in the NBA. They average 50 rebounds per game and 21.2 assists per contest which ranks them 25th and 20th respectively. In the turnover department the 76ers rank 29th with 16.8 per game. The 76ers allow 107.6 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 29th in the league. They also allow a 46% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the arc ranking them 24th and 18th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 55.5 rebounds a game which ranks 29th and they give up 23.3 assists per contest which puts them in 24th place in the league. The 76ers force 15.2 turnovers per game which ranks them 10th in the NBA.
The Hornets average 101.1 points per game on the road this season and they have scored 108.3 ppg in their past 3 contests. They have an average scoring differential of -1.5 on the road and in their past 3 games their difference is 7.3 per contest. The Hornets have an offensive rating of 106.8 and a defensive rating of 104.4. In terms of pace they average 95.6 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 11.7 times per 100 possessions and they force 12.6 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 50%.
The 76ers score 97.7 ppg at home and they have averaged 104.3 points per contest in their last 3 games. They have an average scoring differential of -5.3 in their past 3 contests and at home this season they have a difference of -10.4 points per game. The 76ers rating on offense is 98.5 and they have a defensive rating of 109.1. They get 98.1 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 32% of their shot attempts. Philadelphia turns the ball over on 15.2 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%.
Charlotte Hornets Betting Trends
The Charlotte Hornets are 38-34-1 against the spread
The Charlotte Hornets are 34-37-2 against the over/under
Philadelphia 76ers Betting Trends
The Philadelphia 76ers are 34-39-1 against the spread
The Philadelphia 76ers are 38-35-1 against the over/under
Charlotte Hornets Injuries
02/16/16 F Michael Kidd-Gilchrist Shoulder out for season
Philadelphia 76ers Injuries
10/23/15 C Joel Embiid Foot out for season
03/28/16 F Jerami Grant Knee injured last game, "?" Tuesday vs. Charlotte
03/28/16 C Nerlens Noel Knee "?" Tuesday vs. Charlotte
03/28/16 F Richaun Holmes Achilles out indefinitely
03/11/16 C Jahlil Okafor Knee out for season
Josh's Pick: Take Charlotte
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