Saturday, November 5, 2016
Wells Fargo Center
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The Cleveland Cavaliers travel to Wells Fargo Center to play the Philadelphia 76ers on Saturday, November 5, 2016. The Cavaliers come into this game with an overall record of 5-0. They are 1st in the Central Division. They currently have a point differential of 10.4 as they are averaging 114.4 points per game while giving up 104.0 per contest. The 76ers have an overall record of 0-4. They currently are 5th in the Atlantic Division. They are averaging 90.8 points per game and surrendering 104.8, good for a point differential of -14.0.
Lebron James comes into this contest averaging 22.4 points per game while playing 36.4 minutes per night so far this season for the Cavaliers. He pulls down 9 rebounds per game and dishes out 10 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 51% while his free throw percentage is currently at 69%. Kyrie Irving averages 26 points per game in 34.8 minutes per contest this season. He averages 4.4 assists per contest and 3.6 rebounds per game for Cleveland. His field goal percentage is 48% for the year while his free throw percentage is 94%.
Joel Embiid averages 17.3 points per game while playing 21 minutes per contest this year for the 76ers. He grabs 6.3 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 76%. Sergio Rodriguez averages 12 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 29.8 minutes per contest. He also averages 4 rebounds per contest and 7.5 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 46% and his free throw percentage is 100%.
Cleveland averages 114.4 points per contest this season which ranks them 2nd in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is 10.4 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team which has them ranked 10th. Behind the arc they shoot 39% which is good for 6th in the league. They average 55 rebounds per game and 22.8 assists per game which ranks them 10th and 10th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 3rd with 12.2 per game. The Cavaliers allow 104 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 15th in the league. They also allow a 44% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the arc ranking them 8th and 14th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 53 rebounds a game which ranks 13th and they give up 21 assists per contest which puts them in 10th place in the league. They force 14.4 turnovers per game which ranks them 18th in the league.
Philadelphia averages 90.8 points per game this year which ranks them 30th in the league. Their average scoring margin is -14 and their shooting percentage is 42% as a team which has them sitting in the 28th spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 33% which is good for 18th in the NBA. They average 52 rebounds per game and 22 assists per contest which ranks them 15th and 15th respectively. In the turnover department the 76ers rank 26th with 17.2 per game. The 76ers allow 104.8 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 16th in the league. They also allow a 46% shooting percentage and a 30% average from behind the arc ranking them 25th and 4th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 54.8 rebounds a game which ranks 19th and they give up 26 assists per contest which puts them in 29th place in the league. The 76ers force 11.8 turnovers per game which ranks them 30th in the NBA.
The Cavaliers have an offensive rating of 118.5 and a defensive rating of 107.8. In terms of pace they average 96.5 possessions per 48 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 54%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 58% and they shoot 3 pointers on 40% of their shots. Cleveland turns the ball over an average of 11.1 times per 100 possessions and they force 12.7 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 49%.
The 76ers rating on offense is 92.1 and they have a defensive rating of 106.3. They get 98.6 possessions per 48 minutes and they have an effective field goal percentage of 47%. As a unit they have a true shooting percentage of 50% and they attempt 3 pointers on 30% of their shot attempts. Philadelphia turns the ball over on 16 out of every 100 possessions and their opponents average 10.7 turnovers per 100 possessions. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the year is 50%.
Cleveland Cavaliers Betting Trends
The Cleveland Cavaliers are 2-3-0 against the spread
The Cleveland Cavaliers are 2-3-0 against the over/under
Philadelphia 76ers Betting Trends
The Philadelphia 76ers are 2-2-0 against the spread
The Philadelphia 76ers are 2-2-0 against the over/under
Cleveland Cavaliers Injuries
No key injuries to report
Philadelphia 76ers Injuries
10/22/16 F Ben Simmons Knee out indefinitely
10/22/16 G Jerryd Bayless Wrist out indefinitely
10/21/16 C Nerlens Noel Knee out indefinitely
Josh's Pick: Take Philadelphia
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