Saturday, November 5, 2016
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The Houston Rockets travel to Philips Arena to play the Atlanta Hawks on Saturday, November 5, 2016. The Rockets come into this game with an overall record of 3-2. They are 2nd in the Southwest Division. They currently have a point differential of 2.8 as they are averaging 110.2 points per game while giving up 107.4 per contest. The Hawks have an overall record of 3-1. They currently are 1st in the Southeast Division. They are averaging 110.0 points per game and surrendering 97.3, good for a point differential of 12.8.
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James Harden comes into this contest averaging 31.8 points per game while playing 36.8 minutes per night so far this season for the Rockets. He pulls down 7 rebounds per game and dishes out 12.4 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 50% while his free throw percentage is currently at 82%. Eric Gordon averages 17.6 points per game in 32.6 minutes per contest this season. He averages 2.2 assists per contest and 3.4 rebounds per game for Houston. His field goal percentage is 44% for the year while his free throw percentage is 85%.
Paul Millsap averages 17 points per game while playing 31.3 minutes per contest this year for the Hawks. He grabs 8 rebounds per game and has 5 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 43% and his free throw percentage currently is at 78%. Dennis Schroder averages 13.3 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 28.3 minutes per contest. He also averages 2.5 rebounds per contest and 6 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 43% and his free throw percentage is 83%.
Houston averages 110.2 points per contest this season which ranks them 6th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is 2.8 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a team which has them ranked 5th. Behind the arc they shoot 37% which is good for 10th in the league. They average 52.4 rebounds per game and 24.2 assists per game which ranks them 13th and 7th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 18th with 15.6 per game. The Rockets allow 107.4 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 21st in the league. They also allow a 46% shooting percentage and a 38% average from behind the arc ranking them 20th and 27th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 49.4 rebounds a game which ranks 6th and they give up 18.2 assists per contest which puts them in 4th place in the league. They force 13.2 turnovers per game which ranks them 21st in the league.
Atlanta averages 110 points per game this year which ranks them 7th in the league. Their average scoring margin is 12.8 and their shooting percentage is 48% as a team which has them sitting in the 4th spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 36% which is good for 11th in the NBA. They average 56.2 rebounds per game and 28.2 assists per contest which ranks them 8th and 2nd respectively. In the turnover department the Hawks rank 23rd with 16 per game. The Hawks allow 97.2 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 6th in the league. They also allow a 45% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the arc ranking them 17th and 24th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 47.8 rebounds a game which ranks 4th and they give up 22.8 assists per contest which puts them in 18th place in the league. The Hawks force 18.2 turnovers per game which ranks them 2nd in the NBA.
The Rockets have an offensive rating of 114.7 and a defensive rating of 111.7. In terms of pace they average 96.1 possessions per 48 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 55%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 58% and they shoot 3 pointers on 42% of their shots. Houston turns the ball over an average of 14.2 times per 100 possessions and they force 12.2 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 52%.
The Hawks rating on offense is 110.3 and they have a defensive rating of 97.5. They get 99.7 possessions per 48 minutes and they have an effective field goal percentage of 53%. As a unit they have a true shooting percentage of 57% and they attempt 3 pointers on 32% of their shot attempts. Atlanta turns the ball over on 14.1 out of every 100 possessions and their opponents average 16.5 turnovers per 100 possessions. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the year is 49%.
Houston Rockets Betting Trends
The Houston Rockets are 3-2-0 against the spread
The Houston Rockets are 2-3-0 against the over/under
Atlanta Hawks Betting Trends
The Atlanta Hawks are 3-1-0 against the spread
The Atlanta Hawks are 2-2-0 against the over/under
Houston Rockets Injuries
10/21/16 PG Patrick Beverley Knee expected to miss 4-6 weeks
Atlanta Hawks Injuries
10/31/16 F Mike Scott Knee out indefinitely
10/25/16 C Tiago Splitter Hamstring out indefinitely
Guy's Pick: Take Atlanta
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