Wednesday, January 27, 2016
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The Los Angeles Clippers travel to Philips Arena to play the Atlanta Hawks on Wednesday, January 27, 2016. The opening line for this game has Atlanta as 3 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 209.
The Clippers come into this game with an overall record of 28-16 and a road record of 13-9. They are 2nd in the Pacific Division. They currently have a point differential of 3.4 as they are averaging 104.7 points per game while giving up 101.3 per contest. Los Angeles is 4-4 against division opponents and they have a conference record of 16-11. They are 7-3 in their last 10 games. The Hawks have an overall record of 27-19 and a home record of 15-7. They currently are 1st in the Southeast Division. They are averaging 102.5 points per game and surrendering 100, good for a point differential of 2.5. Atlanta has a division record of 6-2 and a conference record of 16-11. In their last 10 games they are 6-4.
Chris Paul comes into this contest averaging 18.6 points per game while playing 32.3 minutes per night so far this season for the Clippers. He pulls down 3.8 rebounds per game and dishes out 9.7 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 45% while his free throw percentage is currently at 88%. J.J. Redick averages 16.4 points per game in 27.7 minutes per contest this season. He averages 1.6 assists per contest and 1.7 rebounds per game for Los Angeles. His field goal percentage is 49% for the year while his free throw percentage is 88%.
Jeff Teague averages 14.3 points per game while playing 28.3 minutes per contest this year for the Hawks. He grabs 2.6 rebounds per game and has 5.6 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 41% and his free throw percentage currently is at 84%. Paul Millsap averages 18.4 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 32.7 minutes per contest. He also averages 8.8 rebounds per contest and 3.5 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 50% and his free throw percentage is 78%.
Los Angeles averages 104.7 points per contest this season which ranks them 5th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is 3.4 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team which has them ranked 4th. Behind the arc they shoot 36% which is good for 5th in the league. They average 51.4 rebounds per game and 23.2 assists per game which ranks them 18th and 8th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 2nd with 13 per game. The Clippers allow 101.3 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 15th in the league. They also allow a 44% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the arc ranking them 7th and 10th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 55.6 rebounds a game which ranks 28th and they give up 21.2 assists per contest which puts them in 10th place in the league. They force 15.1 turnovers per game which ranks them 10th in the league.
Atlanta averages 102.5 points per game this year which ranks them 10th in the league. Their average scoring margin is 2.5 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team which has them sitting in the 7th spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 34% which is good for 20th in the NBA. They average 47.7 rebounds per game and 25.6 assists per contest which ranks them 30th and 2nd respectively. In the turnover department the Hawks rank 17th with 14.8 per game. The Hawks allow 100 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 8th in the league. They also allow a 44% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the arc ranking them 10th and 18th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 54.1 rebounds a game which ranks 24th and they give up 22.1 assists per contest which puts them in 18th place in the league. The Hawks force 16.8 turnovers per game which ranks them 2nd in the NBA.
Los Angeles Clippers Betting Trends
The Los Angeles Clippers are 20-20-4 against the spread
The Los Angeles Clippers are 21-21-2 against the over/under
Atlanta Hawks Betting Trends
The Atlanta Hawks are 22-22-2 against the spread
The Atlanta Hawks are 23-23-0 against the over/under
Los Angeles Clippers Injuries
01/12/16 F Blake Griffin Hand out indefinitely
Atlanta Hawks Injuries
No key injuries to report
Guy's Pick: Take Atlanta
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