Saturday, February 6, 2016
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The Los Angeles Lakers travel to AT&T Center to play the San Antonio Spurs on Saturday, February 6, 2016. The opening line for this game has San Antonio as 17.5 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 203.5.
The Lakers come into this game with an overall record of 11-41 and a road record of 5-23. They are 5th in the Pacific Division. They currently have a point differential of -9.9 as they are averaging 96.3 points per game while giving up 106.2 per contest. Los Angeles is 1-9 against division opponents and they have a conference record of 5-29. They are 2-8 in their last 10 games. The Spurs have an overall record of 41-8 and a home record of 27-0. They currently are 1st in the Southwest Division. They are averaging 104.6 points per game and surrendering 91.3, good for a point differential of 13.3. San Antonio has a division record of 7-2 and a conference record of 23-4. In their last 10 games they are 8-2.
Kobe Bryant comes into this contest averaging 16.7 points per game while playing 29 minutes per night so far this season for the Lakers. He pulls down 4.2 rebounds per game and dishes out 3.5 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 36% while his free throw percentage is currently at 80%. Jordan Clarkson averages 15.2 points per game in 32.2 minutes per contest this season. He averages 2.4 assists per contest and 3.8 rebounds per game for Los Angeles. His field goal percentage is 44% for the year while his free throw percentage is 78%.
Kawhi Leonard averages 19.9 points per game while playing 32.5 minutes per contest this year for the Spurs. He grabs 6.6 rebounds per game and has 2.5 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 51% and his free throw percentage currently is at 88%. Lamarcus Aldridge averages 16.6 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 29.5 minutes per contest. He also averages 8.4 rebounds per contest and 1.3 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 50% and his free throw percentage is 82%.
Los Angeles averages 96.3 points per contest this season which ranks them 27th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is -9.9 and their shooting percentage is 41% as a team which has them ranked 30th. Behind the arc they shoot 31% which is good for 30th in the league. They average 51.8 rebounds per game and 18.3 assists per game which ranks them 15th and 30th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 12th with 14.2 per game. The Lakers allow 106.2 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 27th in the league. They also allow a 47% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the arc ranking them 27th and 10th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 55.5 rebounds a game which ranks 29th and they give up 23.9 assists per contest which puts them in 28th place in the league. They force 12.9 turnovers per game which ranks them 28th in the league.
San Antonio averages 104.6 points per game this year which ranks them 5th in the league. Their average scoring margin is 13.3 and their shooting percentage is 49% as a team which has them sitting in the 1st spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 39% which is good for 2nd in the NBA. They average 51.1 rebounds per game and 25.3 assists per contest which ranks them 19th and 2nd respectively. In the turnover department the Spurs rank 7th with 13.6 per game. The Spurs allow 91.3 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 1st in the league. They also allow a 43% shooting percentage and a 32% average from behind the arc ranking them 2nd and 2nd in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 46.9 rebounds a game which ranks 1st and they give up 20.8 assists per contest which puts them in 7th place in the league. The Spurs force 14.8 turnovers per game which ranks them 12th in the NBA.
The Lakers average 97 points per game on the road this season and they have scored 100 ppg in their past 3 contests. They have an average scoring differential of -12 on the road and in their past 3 games their difference is -4 per contest. The Lakers have an offensive rating of 100.2 and a defensive rating of 110.5. In terms of pace they average 95.9 possessions per 48 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 46%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 51% and they shoot 3 pointers on 29% of their shots. Los Angeles turns the ball over an average of 13 times per 100 possessions and they force 11.7 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 51%.
The Spurs score 106.6 ppg at home and they have averaged 106.7 points per contest in their last 3 games. They have an average scoring differential of 4.7 in their past 3 contests and at home this season they have a difference of 16.6 points per game. The Spurs rating on offense is 111 and they have a defensive rating of 96.9. They get 94.3 possessions per 48 minutes and they have an effective field goal percentage of 54%. As a unit they have a true shooting percentage of 57% and they attempt 3 pointers on 22% of their shot attempts. San Antonio turns the ball over on 12.9 out of every 100 possessions and their opponents average 14 turnovers per 100 possessions. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the year is 47%.
Los Angeles Lakers Betting Trends
The Los Angeles Lakers are 23-28-1 against the spread
The Los Angeles Lakers are 23-29-0 against the over/under
San Antonio Spurs Betting Trends
The San Antonio Spurs are 31-17-1 against the spread
The San Antonio Spurs are 22-26-1 against the over/under
Los Angeles Lakers Injuries
02/05/16 G Kobe Bryant Shoulder probable Saturday vs. San Antonio
02/01/16 F Larry Nance Jr. Knee out indefinitely
San Antonio Spurs Injuries
02/04/16 G Manu Ginobili Groin expected to miss 4-6 weeks
02/04/16 F Tim Duncan Knee out indefinitely
Josh's Pick: Take San Antonio
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