Friday, November 18, 2016
Sleep Train Arena
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The Los Angeles Clippers travel to Sleep Train Arena to play the Sacramento Kings on Friday, November 18, 2016. The Clippers come into this game with an overall record of 10-2. They are 1st in the Pacific Division. They currently have a point differential of 14.9 as they are averaging 108.7 points per game while giving up 93.8 per contest. The Kings have an overall record of 4-8. They currently are 4th in the Pacific Division. They are averaging 100.3 points per game and surrendering 104.2, good for a point differential of -3.9.
Chris Paul comes into this contest averaging 18.3 points per game while playing 30.1 minutes per night so far this season for the Clippers. He pulls down 5.2 rebounds per game and dishes out 8.3 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 47% while his free throw percentage is currently at 89%. Blake Griffin averages 20.6 points per game in 32.3 minutes per contest this season. He averages 4 assists per contest and 9.3 rebounds per game for Los Angeles. His field goal percentage is 48% for the year while his free throw percentage is 74%.
DeMarcus Cousins averages 26.6 points per game while playing 33.8 minutes per contest this year for the Kings. He grabs 9.3 rebounds per game and has 3.2 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 48% and his free throw percentage currently is at 77%. Rudy Gay averages 21.3 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 34.5 minutes per contest. He also averages 6.2 rebounds per contest and 2.5 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 48% and his free throw percentage is 81%.
Los Angeles averages 108.7 points per contest this season which ranks them 4th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is 14.9 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team which has them ranked 7th. Behind the arc they shoot 37% which is good for 3rd in the league. They average 54.6 rebounds per game and 21.4 assists per game which ranks them 7th and 14th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 3rd with 11.7 per game. The Clippers allow 93.8 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 1st in the league. They also allow a 42% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the arc ranking them 1st and 25th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 52 rebounds a game which ranks 13th and they give up 19.4 assists per contest which puts them in 4th place in the league. They force 16.9 turnovers per game which ranks them 3rd in the league.
Sacramento averages 100.2 points per game this year which ranks them 21st in the league. Their average scoring margin is -3.9 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team which has them sitting in the 12th spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 34% which is good for 21st in the NBA. They average 50.8 rebounds per game and 21.2 assists per contest which ranks them 24th and 17th respectively. In the turnover department the Kings rank 18th with 14.5 per game. The Kings allow 104.2 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 16th in the league. They also allow a 47% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc ranking them 27th and 14th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 50.7 rebounds a game which ranks 11th and they give up 23.6 assists per contest which puts them in 24th place in the league. The Kings force 13.8 turnovers per game which ranks them 21st in the NBA.
The Clippers have an offensive rating of 112.1 and a defensive rating of 96.7. In terms of pace they average 96.9 possessions per 48 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 52%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 56% and they shoot 3 pointers on 30% of their shots. Los Angeles turns the ball over an average of 10.7 times per 100 possessions and they force 15.5 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 47%.
The Kings rating on offense is 105.8 and they have a defensive rating of 110. They get 93.1 possessions per 48 minutes and they have an effective field goal percentage of 49%. As a unit they have a true shooting percentage of 54% and they attempt 3 pointers on 27% of their shot attempts. Sacramento turns the ball over on 13.5 out of every 100 possessions and their opponents average 12.9 turnovers per 100 possessions. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the year is 52%.
Los Angeles Clippers Betting Trends
The Los Angeles Clippers are 9-3-0 against the spread
The Los Angeles Clippers are 7-5-0 against the over/under
Sacramento Kings Betting Trends
The Sacramento Kings are 6-6-0 against the spread
The Sacramento Kings are 5-7-0 against the over/under
Los Angeles Clippers Injuries
11/17/16 PG Chris Paul Shoulder probable Friday vs. Sacramento
11/17/16 F Wesley Johnson Heel "?" Friday vs. Sacramento
10/25/16 F Brice Johnson Back out indefinitely
Sacramento Kings Injuries
No key injuries to report
Guy's Pick: Take Sacramento +7
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