Wednesday, November 9, 2016
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The Houston Rockets travel to AT&T Center to play the San Antonio Spurs on Wednesday, November 9, 2016. The Rockets come into this game with an overall record of 4-3. They are 2nd in the Southwest Division. They currently have a point differential of 1.0 as they are averaging 108.9 points per game while giving up 107.9 per contest. The Spurs have an overall record of 5-2. They currently are 1st in the Southwest Division. They are averaging 102.6 points per game and surrendering 97.1, good for a point differential of 5.4.
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James Harden comes into this contest averaging 31.6 points per game while playing 37.1 minutes per night so far this season for the Rockets. He pulls down 7.1 rebounds per game and dishes out 12.7 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 50% while his free throw percentage is currently at 85%. Eric Gordon averages 15.4 points per game in 32.1 minutes per contest this season. He averages 2.1 assists per contest and 2.9 rebounds per game for Houston. His field goal percentage is 42% for the year while his free throw percentage is 83%.
Kawhi Leonard averages 26.4 points per game while playing 31.4 minutes per contest this year for the Spurs. He grabs 5.4 rebounds per game and has 3.4 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 48% and his free throw percentage currently is at 97%. Lamarcus Aldridge averages 18.8 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 30.2 minutes per contest. He also averages 6.8 rebounds per contest and 0.8 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 47% and his free throw percentage is 84%.
Houston averages 108.9 points per contest this season which ranks them 5th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is 1 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a team which has them ranked 3rd. Behind the arc they shoot 38% which is good for 7th in the league. They average 49.7 rebounds per game and 24.4 assists per game which ranks them 26th and 7th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 27th with 17.3 per game. The Rockets allow 107.9 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 22nd in the league. They also allow a 46% shooting percentage and a 38% average from behind the arc ranking them 24th and 27th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 51.3 rebounds a game which ranks 10th and they give up 20 assists per contest which puts them in 7th place in the league. They force 14.4 turnovers per game which ranks them 17th in the league.
San Antonio averages 102.6 points per game this year which ranks them 17th in the league. Their average scoring margin is 5.4 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team which has them sitting in the 16th spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 40% which is good for 1st in the NBA. They average 51.3 rebounds per game and 20.6 assists per contest which ranks them 21st and 17th respectively. In the turnover department the Spurs rank 2nd with 12.1 per game. The Spurs allow 97.1 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 7th in the league. They also allow a 44% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the arc ranking them 12th and 13th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 47.9 rebounds a game which ranks 2nd and they give up 20 assists per contest which puts them in 9th place in the league. The Spurs force 12.3 turnovers per game which ranks them 27th in the NBA.
The Rockets have an offensive rating of 112.2 and a defensive rating of 111.2. In terms of pace they average 97 possessions per 48 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 55%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 59% and they shoot 3 pointers on 43% of their shots. Houston turns the ball over an average of 15.7 times per 100 possessions and they force 13 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 52%.
The Spurs rating on offense is 109.5 and they have a defensive rating of 103.7. They get 93.6 possessions per 48 minutes and they have an effective field goal percentage of 50%. As a unit they have a true shooting percentage of 55% and they attempt 3 pointers on 26% of their shot attempts. San Antonio turns the ball over on 11.6 out of every 100 possessions and their opponents average 11.9 turnovers per 100 possessions. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the year is 50%.
Houston Rockets Betting Trends
The Houston Rockets are 4-3-0 against the spread
The Houston Rockets are 3-4-0 against the over/under
San Antonio Spurs Betting Trends
The San Antonio Spurs are 5-2-0 against the spread
The San Antonio Spurs are 5-2-0 against the over/under
Houston Rockets Injuries
10/21/16 PG Patrick Beverley Knee expected to miss 4-6 weeks
San Antonio Spurs Injuries
11/07/16 PG Tony Parker Knee probable Wednesday vs. Houston
10/21/16 G Danny Green Quad expected to miss 3-4 weeks
Guy's Pick: Take San Antonio -7.5
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