Sunday, January 10, 2016
Wells Fargo Center
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The Cleveland Cavaliers travel to Wells Fargo Center to play the Philadelphia 76ers on Sunday, January 10, 2016. The opening line for this game has Cleveland as 14 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 204.
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The Cavaliers come into this game with an overall record of 25-9 and a road record of 10-8. They are 1st in the Central Division. They currently have a point differential of 6.4 as they are averaging 101.8 points per game while giving up 95.4 per contest. The 76ers have an overall record of 4-34 and a home record of 2-13. They currently are 5th in the Atlantic Division. They are averaging 93.1 points per game and surrendering 105.2, good for a point differential of -12.1.
LeBron James comes into this contest averaging 25.5 points per game while playing 35.6 minutes per night so far this season for the Cavaliers. He pulls down 7.4 rebounds per game and dishes out 5.9 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 50% while his free throw percentage is currently at 72%. Kevin Love averages 16.3 points per game in 32.2 minutes per contest this season. He averages 2.5 assists per contest and 10.6 rebounds per game for Cleveland. His field goal percentage is 42% for the year while his free throw percentage is 81%.
Jahlil Okafor averages 17.2 points per game while playing 30.6 minutes per contest this year for the 76ers. He grabs 7.5 rebounds per game and has 1.2 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 47% and his free throw percentage currently is at 71%. Nerlens Noel averages 10.8 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 29.1 minutes per contest. He also averages 8.2 rebounds per contest and 1.3 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 50% and his free throw percentage is 57%.
Cleveland averages 101.8 points per contest this season which ranks them 13th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is 6.4 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team which has them ranked 9th. Behind the arc they shoot 36% which is good for 6th in the league. They average 53.2 rebounds per game and 22.2 assists per game which ranks them 9th and 11th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 10th with 14.1 per game. The Cavaliers allow 95.4 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 3rd in the league. They also allow a 44% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the arc ranking them 12th and 11th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 49.5 rebounds a game which ranks 4th and they give up 20.7 assists per contest which puts them in 9th place in the league. They force 13.7 turnovers per game which ranks them 23rd in the league.
Philadelphia averages 93.1 points per game this year which ranks them 30th in the league. Their average scoring margin is -12.1 and their shooting percentage is 43% as a team which has them sitting in the 29th spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 32% which is good for 29th in the NBA. They average 50.9 rebounds per game and 19.7 assists per contest which ranks them 22nd and 26th respectively. In the turnover department the 76ers rank 30th with 18.4 per game. The 76ers allow 105.2 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 26th and 22nd in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 53.7 rebounds a game which ranks 25th and they give up 23.3 assists per contest which puts them in 24th place in the league. The 76ers force 15.1 turnovers per game which ranks them 13th in the NBA.
Cleveland Cavaliers Betting Trends
The Cleveland Cavaliers are 15-18-1 against the spread
The Cleveland Cavaliers are 16-18-0 against the over/under
Philadelphia 76ers Betting Trends
The Philadelphia 76ers are 15-22-1 against the spread
The Philadelphia 76ers are 20-17-1 against the over/under
Cleveland Cavaliers Injuries
01/05/16 G Joe Harris Foot out indefinitely
Philadelphia 76ers Injuries
10/23/15 C Joel Embiid Foot out for season
Tony's Pick: Take Cleveland
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