Sunday, November 27, 2016
Wells Fargo Center
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The Cleveland Cavaliers travel to Wells Fargo Center to play the Philadelphia 76ers on Sunday, November 27, 2016. The Cavaliers come into this game with an overall record of 12-2. They are 1st in the Central Division. They currently have a point differential of 9.6 as they are averaging 112.0 points per game while giving up 102.4 per contest. The 76ers have an overall record of 4-12. They currently are 5th in the Atlantic Division. They are averaging 97.5 points per game and surrendering 106.8, good for a point differential of -9.3.
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Kyrie Irving comes into this contest averaging 23.8 points per game while playing 33.4 minutes per night so far this season for the Cavaliers. He pulls down 3.1 rebounds per game and dishes out 4.8 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 49% while his free throw percentage is currently at 82%. Lebron James averages 23.5 points per game in 35.7 minutes per contest this season. He averages 9.5 assists per contest and 8.2 rebounds per game for Cleveland. His field goal percentage is 50% for the year while his free throw percentage is 74%.
Ersan Ilyasova averages 11.6 points per game while playing 25 minutes per contest this year for the 76ers. He grabs 5.6 rebounds per game and has 1.3 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 46% and his free throw percentage currently is at 85%. Joel Embiid averages 17.8 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 22.6 minutes per contest. He also averages 7.6 rebounds per contest and 1.3 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 49% and his free throw percentage is 78%.
Cleveland averages 112 points per contest this season which ranks them 2nd in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is 9.6 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team which has them ranked 8th. Behind the arc they shoot 40% which is good for 2nd in the league. They average 56 rebounds per game and 23.6 assists per game which ranks them 3rd and 8th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 8th with 12.9 per game. The Cavaliers allow 102.4 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 11th in the league. They also allow a 44% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc ranking them 11th and 14th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 51.8 rebounds a game which ranks 13th and they give up 22.3 assists per contest which puts them in 16th place in the league. They force 12.6 turnovers per game which ranks them 27th in the league.
Philadelphia averages 97.5 points per game this year which ranks them 25th in the league. Their average scoring margin is -9.3 and their shooting percentage is 43% as a team which has them sitting in the 26th spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 36% which is good for 10th in the NBA. They average 53.7 rebounds per game and 22 assists per contest which ranks them 10th and 14th respectively. In the turnover department the 76ers rank 30th with 17.9 per game. The 76ers allow 106.8 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 24th in the league. They also allow a 46% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the arc ranking them 21st and 8th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 54.6 rebounds a game which ranks 23rd and they give up 22.8 assists per contest which puts them in 20th place in the league. The 76ers force 13.7 turnovers per game which ranks them 22nd in the NBA.
The Cavaliers have an offensive rating of 115.1 and a defensive rating of 105.3. In terms of pace they average 97.3 possessions per 48 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 54%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 57% and they shoot 3 pointers on 40% of their shots. Cleveland turns the ball over an average of 11.6 times per 100 possessions and they force 11.4 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 50%.
The 76ers rating on offense is 97.4 and they have a defensive rating of 106.7. They get 97.5 possessions per 48 minutes and they have an effective field goal percentage of 49%. As a unit they have a true shooting percentage of 53% and they attempt 3 pointers on 34% of their shot attempts. Philadelphia turns the ball over on 16.2 out of every 100 possessions and their opponents average 12.1 turnovers per 100 possessions. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the year is 51%.
Cleveland Cavaliers Betting Trends
The Cleveland Cavaliers are 6-7-1 against the spread
The Cleveland Cavaliers are 6-8-0 against the over/under
Philadelphia 76ers Betting Trends
The Philadelphia 76ers are 9-7-0 against the spread
The Philadelphia 76ers are 9-7-0 against the over/under
Cleveland Cavaliers Injuries
11/24/16 F Channing Frye Personal out indefinitely
Philadelphia 76ers Injuries
11/26/16 C Joel Embiid Knee "?" Sunday vs. Cleveland
10/22/16 F Ben Simmons Knee out indefinitely
10/21/16 C Nerlens Noel Knee out indefinitely
Josh's Pick: Take Philadelphia +11
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