Tuesday, November 29, 2016
Smoothie King Center
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The Los Angeles Lakers travel to Smoothie King Center to play the New Orleans Pelicans on Tuesday, November 29, 2016. The Lakers come into this game with an overall record of 9-9. They are 3rd in the Pacific Division. They currently have a point differential of -2.7 as they are averaging 108.2 points per game while giving up 110.9 per contest. The Pelicans have an overall record of 6-12. They currently are 4th in the Southwest Division. They are averaging 102.7 points per game and surrendering 105.9, good for a point differential of -3.2.
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Julius Randle comes into this contest averaging 13.3 points per game while playing 27.7 minutes per night so far this season for the Lakers. He pulls down 8.1 rebounds per game and dishes out 3.9 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 53% while his free throw percentage is currently at 75%. Jordan Clarkson averages 15.4 points per game in 27.7 minutes per contest this season. He averages 2.3 assists per contest and 2.7 rebounds per game for Los Angeles. His field goal percentage is 46% for the year while his free throw percentage is 81%.
Tim Frazier averages 11.6 points per game while playing 30.9 minutes per contest this year for the Pelicans. He grabs 3.4 rebounds per game and has 7.7 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 44% and his free throw percentage currently is at 86%. Anthony Davis averages 31.6 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 37.2 minutes per contest. He also averages 11 rebounds per contest and 2.1 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 52% and his free throw percentage is 81%.
Los Angeles averages 108.2 points per contest this season which ranks them 6th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is -2.7 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team which has them ranked 6th. Behind the arc they shoot 37% which is good for 6th in the league. They average 51.6 rebounds per game and 21.9 assists per game which ranks them 16th and 16th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 23rd with 15.7 per game. The Lakers allow 110.9 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 27th in the league. They also allow a 48% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc ranking them 30th and 18th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 50.8 rebounds a game which ranks 8th and they give up 26.1 assists per contest which puts them in 30th place in the league. They force 14.9 turnovers per game which ranks them 10th in the league.
New Orleans averages 102.7 points per game this year which ranks them 20th in the league. Their average scoring margin is -3.2 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team which has them sitting in the 19th spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 33% which is good for 26th in the NBA. They average 50.9 rebounds per game and 23.3 assists per contest which ranks them 20th and 7th respectively. In the turnover department the Pelicans rank 11th with 13.4 per game. The Pelicans allow 105.9 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 23rd in the league. They also allow a 44% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc ranking them 11th and 20th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 56.1 rebounds a game which ranks 29th and they give up 24.2 assists per contest which puts them in 28th place in the league. The Pelicans force 14.2 turnovers per game which ranks them 15th in the NBA.
The Lakers have an offensive rating of 108.3 and a defensive rating of 111. In terms of pace they average 99.9 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 13.9 times per 100 possessions and they force 13.3 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 54%.
The Pelicans rating on offense is 102.5 and they have a defensive rating of 105.6. They get 98.5 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 28% of their shot attempts. New Orleans turns the ball over on 12.3 out of every 100 possessions and their opponents average 12.5 turnovers per 100 possessions. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the year is 50%.
Los Angeles Lakers Betting Trends
The Los Angeles Lakers are 10-7-1 against the spread
The Los Angeles Lakers are 11-6-1 against the over/under
New Orleans Pelicans Betting Trends
The New Orleans Pelicans are 8-9-1 against the spread
The New Orleans Pelicans are 10-8-0 against the over/under
Los Angeles Lakers Injuries
11/28/16 F Julius Randle Hip "?" Tuesday vs. New Orleans
11/23/16 PG D'Angelo Russell Knee out indefinitely
New Orleans Pelicans Injuries
11/25/16 F Dante Cunningham Knee expected to miss 4-6 weeks
10/22/16 F Quincy Pondexter Knee out indefinitely
10/22/16 G Tyreke Evans Knee out indefinitely
Josh's Pick: Take New Orleans +3.5
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