Thursday, November 10, 2016
Sleep Train Arena
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The Los Angeles Lakers travel to Sleep Train Arena to play the Sacramento Kings on Thursday, November 10, 2016. The Lakers come into this game with an overall record of 4-4. They are 3rd in the Pacific Division. They currently have a point differential of 0.1 as they are averaging 108.6 points per game while giving up 108.5 per contest. The Kings have an overall record of 4-5. They currently are 4th in the Pacific Division. They are averaging 98.6 points per game and surrendering 101.9, good for a point differential of -3.3.
D'Angelo Russell comes into this contest averaging 15.4 points per game while playing 27.3 minutes per night so far this season for the Lakers. He pulls down 3.4 rebounds per game and dishes out 5.1 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 37% while his free throw percentage is currently at 80%. Julius Randle averages 14.5 points per game in 28.3 minutes per contest this season. He averages 2.4 assists per contest and 8.1 rebounds per game for Los Angeles. His field goal percentage is 59% for the year while his free throw percentage is 78%.
DeMarcus Cousins averages 25.8 points per game while playing 32.7 minutes per contest this year for the Kings. He grabs 8.6 rebounds per game and has 2.8 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 48% and his free throw percentage currently is at 78%. Rudy Gay averages 22.4 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 34 minutes per contest. He also averages 5.4 rebounds per contest and 2.6 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 49% and his free throw percentage is 78%.
Los Angeles averages 108.6 points per contest this season which ranks them 6th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is 0.1 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team which has them ranked 7th. Behind the arc they shoot 32% which is good for 21st in the league. They average 52.5 rebounds per game and 20.4 assists per game which ranks them 15th and 21st in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 29th with 17.8 per game. The Lakers allow 108.5 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 24th in the league. They also allow a 47% shooting percentage and a 30% average from behind the arc ranking them 28th and 2nd in those defensive categories. Opponents average 50.1 rebounds a game which ranks 6th and they give up 23.9 assists per contest which puts them in 22nd place in the league. They force 16.6 turnovers per game which ranks them 5th in the league.
Sacramento averages 98.6 points per game this year which ranks them 23rd in the league. Their average scoring margin is -3.3 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team which has them sitting in the 14th spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 33% which is good for 19th in the NBA. They average 50 rebounds per game and 21.9 assists per contest which ranks them 24th and 12th respectively. In the turnover department the Kings rank 13th with 14.1 per game. The Kings allow 101.9 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 13th in the league. They also allow a 45% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the arc ranking them 16th and 12th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 52.6 rebounds a game which ranks 13th and they give up 23 assists per contest which puts them in 20th place in the league. The Kings force 13.3 turnovers per game which ranks them 24th in the NBA.
The Lakers have an offensive rating of 107.8 and a defensive rating of 107.6. In terms of pace they average 100.8 possessions per 48 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 51%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 56% and they shoot 3 pointers on 31% of their shots. Los Angeles turns the ball over an average of 15.4 times per 100 possessions and they force 14.6 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 52%.
The Kings rating on offense is 105.4 and they have a defensive rating of 109. They get 92.4 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. Sacramento turns the ball over on 13.3 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 6-2-0 against the spread
The Los Angeles Lakers are 5-3-0 against the over/under
Sacramento Kings Betting Trends
The Sacramento Kings are 4-5-0 against the spread
The Sacramento Kings are 3-6-0 against the over/under
Los Angeles Lakers Injuries
11/09/16 F Larry Nance Jr. Concussion "?" Thursday vs. Sacramento
Sacramento Kings Injuries
No key injuries to report
Guy's Pick: Take Sacramento -3.5
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