Monday, February 8, 2016
Wells Fargo Center
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The Los Angeles Clippers travel to Wells Fargo Center to play the Philadelphia 76ers on Monday, February 8, 2016. The opening line for this game has Los Angeles as 9.5 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 207.
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The Clippers come into this game with an overall record of 33-17 and a road record of 16-9. They are 2nd in the Pacific Division. They currently have a point differential of 4 as they are averaging 104.3 points per game while giving up 100.3 per contest. Los Angeles is 5-4 against division opponents and they have a conference record of 17-12. They are 7-3 in their last 10 games. The 76ers have an overall record of 8-43 and a home record of 5-19. They currently are 5th in the Atlantic Division. They are averaging 94.9 points per game and surrendering 105.3, good for a point differential of -10.4. Philadelphia has a division record of 1-10 and a conference record of 2-29. In their last 10 games they are 4-6.
Chris Paul comes into this contest averaging 18.9 points per game while playing 32.5 minutes per night so far this season for the Clippers. He pulls down 3.8 rebounds per game and dishes out 9.4 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 46% while his free throw percentage is currently at 89%. J.J. Redick averages 16.1 points per game in 27.8 minutes per contest this season. He averages 1.5 assists per contest and 1.7 rebounds per game for Los Angeles. His field goal percentage is 47% for the year while his free throw percentage is 87%.
Jahlil Okafor averages 17 points per game while playing 30.3 minutes per contest this year for the 76ers. He grabs 7.3 rebounds per game and has 1.2 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 49% and his free throw percentage currently is at 68%. Nerlens Noel averages 10.8 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 29.2 minutes per contest. He also averages 8.1 rebounds per contest and 1.5 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 53% and his free throw percentage is 57%.
Los Angeles averages 104.3 points per contest this season which ranks them 7th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is 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 51.2 rebounds per game and 22.7 assists per game which ranks them 17th and 8th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 3rd with 13.1 per game. The Clippers allow 100.3 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 9th in the league. They also allow a 44% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc ranking them 7th and 11th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 55.2 rebounds a game which ranks 27th and they give up 21 assists per contest which puts them in 9th place in the league. They force 15.3 turnovers per game which ranks them 10th in the league.
Philadelphia averages 94.9 points per game this year which ranks them 30th in the league. Their average scoring margin is -10.4 and their shooting percentage is 43% as a team which has them sitting in the 28th spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 33% which is good for 27th in the NBA. They average 50.8 rebounds per game and 20.6 assists per contest which ranks them 21st and 23rd respectively. In the turnover department the 76ers rank 30th with 17.8 per game. The 76ers allow 105.3 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 25th in the league. They also allow a 46% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the arc ranking them 23rd and 17th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 54.4 rebounds a game which ranks 26th and they give up 23.2 assists per contest which puts them in 24th place in the league. The 76ers force 15.5 turnovers per game which ranks them 9th in the NBA.
The Clippers average 103.1 points per game on the road this season and they have scored 109.7 ppg in their past 3 contests. They have an average scoring differential of 2.3 on the road and in their past 3 games their difference is 11.7 per contest. The Clippers have an offensive rating of 108 and a defensive rating of 103.9. In terms of pace they average 96 possessions per 48 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 52%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 55% and they shoot 3 pointers on 31% of their shots. Los Angeles turns the ball over an average of 12.2 times per 100 possessions and they force 13.9 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 48%.
The 76ers score 95.8 ppg at home and they have averaged 94.3 points per contest in their last 3 games. They have an average scoring differential of -15 in their past 3 contests and at home this season they have a difference of -10.8 points per game. The 76ers rating on offense is 96.6 and they have a defensive rating of 107.1. They get 97.7 possessions per 48 minutes and they have an effective field goal percentage of 49%. As a unit they have a true shooting percentage of 52% and they attempt 3 pointers on 31% of their shot attempts. Philadelphia turns the ball over on 16.2 out of every 100 possessions and their opponents average 13.9 turnovers per 100 possessions. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the year is 51%.
Los Angeles Clippers Betting Trends
The Los Angeles Clippers are 24-22-4 against the spread
The Los Angeles Clippers are 22-25-3 against the over/under
Philadelphia 76ers Betting Trends
The Philadelphia 76ers are 23-27-1 against the spread
The Philadelphia 76ers are 26-24-1 against the over/under
Los Angeles Clippers Injuries
02/07/16 G Austin Rivers Hand expected to miss 4-6 weeks
02/06/16 PG Pablo Prigioni Head injured last game, "?" Sunday vs. Miami
01/12/16 F Blake Griffin Hand out indefinitely
Philadelphia 76ers Injuries
10/23/15 C Joel Embiid Foot out for season
02/07/16 F Richaun Holmes Ankle "?" Monday vs. LA Clippers
02/07/16 PG Ish Smith Ankle missed last game, probable Monday vs. LA Clippers
Guy's Pick: Take Philadelphia
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