Tuesday, November 22, 2016
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The New Orleans Pelicans travel to Philips Arena to play the Atlanta Hawks on Tuesday, November 22, 2016. The Pelicans come into this game with an overall record of 4-10. They are 4th in the Southwest Division. They currently have a point differential of -5.1 as they are averaging 102.5 points per game while giving up 107.6 per contest. The Hawks have an overall record of 9-4. They currently are 1st in the Southeast Division. They are averaging 105.8 points per game and surrendering 98.8, good for a point differential of 7.1.
Anthony Davis comes into this contest averaging 31.7 points per game while playing 37.9 minutes per night so far this season for the Pelicans. He pulls down 11.5 rebounds per game and dishes out 2.1 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 50% while his free throw percentage is currently at 81%. Tim Frazier averages 11.3 points per game in 30.4 minutes per contest this season. He averages 7.6 assists per contest and 3.5 rebounds per game for New Orleans. His field goal percentage is 44% for the year while his free throw percentage is 84%.
Paul Millsap averages 17.5 points per game while playing 33.2 minutes per contest this year for the Hawks. He grabs 7.9 rebounds per game and has 3.8 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 46% and his free throw percentage currently is at 72%. Dennis Schroder averages 14.5 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 29.6 minutes per contest. He also averages 3.2 rebounds per contest and 5.8 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 43% and his free throw percentage is 76%.
New Orleans averages 102.5 points per contest this season which ranks them 20th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is -5.1 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team which has them ranked 23rd. Behind the arc they shoot 31% which is good for 30th in the league. They average 51.9 rebounds per game and 23.3 assists per game which ranks them 16th and 8th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 11th with 13.4 per game. The Pelicans allow 107.6 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 23rd in the league. They also allow a 44% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the arc ranking them 9th and 25th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 57.2 rebounds a game which ranks 29th and they give up 24.4 assists per contest which puts them in 29th place in the league. They force 14.2 turnovers per game which ranks them 14th in the league.
Atlanta averages 105.8 points per game this year which ranks them 13th in the league. Their average scoring margin is 7.1 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a team which has them sitting in the 2nd spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 34% which is good for 19th in the NBA. They average 55.6 rebounds per game and 25.4 assists per contest which ranks them 6th and 2nd respectively. In the turnover department the Hawks rank 30th with 17.5 per game. The Hawks allow 98.8 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 8th in the league. They also allow a 43% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the arc ranking them 3rd and 3rd in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 51.2 rebounds a game which ranks 10th and they give up 21.2 assists per contest which puts them in 14th place in the league. The Hawks force 16.9 turnovers per game which ranks them 2nd in the NBA.
The Pelicans have an offensive rating of 101.5 and a defensive rating of 106.5. In terms of pace they average 98.8 possessions per 48 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 48%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 52% and they shoot 3 pointers on 28% of their shots. New Orleans turns the ball over an average of 12 times per 100 possessions and they force 12.5 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 50%.
The Hawks rating on offense is 106.1 and they have a defensive rating of 99. They get 99.7 possessions per 48 minutes and they have an effective field goal percentage of 53%. As a unit they have a true shooting percentage of 56% and they attempt 3 pointers on 31% of their shot attempts. Atlanta turns the ball over on 15.5 out of every 100 possessions and their opponents average 14.9 turnovers per 100 possessions. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the year is 48%.
New Orleans Pelicans Betting Trends
The New Orleans Pelicans are 6-7-1 against the spread
The New Orleans Pelicans are 8-6-0 against the over/under
Atlanta Hawks Betting Trends
The Atlanta Hawks are 8-5-0 against the spread
The Atlanta Hawks are 5-8-0 against the over/under
New Orleans Pelicans Injuries
10/22/16 F Quincy Pondexter Knee out indefinitely
10/22/16 G Tyreke Evans Knee out indefinitely
Atlanta Hawks Injuries
11/21/16 F Thabo Sefolosha Ankle probable Tuesday vs. New Orleans
11/21/16 G Tim Hardaway Jr. Head injured last game, probable Tuesday vs. New Orleans
10/31/16 F Mike Scott Knee out indefinitely
10/25/16 C Tiago Splitter Hamstring out indefinitely
Josh's Pick: Take Atlanta -5
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