Sunday, January 10, 2016
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The New Orleans Pelicans travel to Staples Center to play the Los Angeles Clippers on Sunday, January 10, 2016. The opening line for this game has Los Angeles as 5.5 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 206.
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The Pelicans come into this game with an overall record of 11-24 and a road record of 4-15. They are 5th in the Southwest Division. They currently have a point differential of -4.7 as they are averaging 101 points per game while giving up 105.7 per contest. The Clippers have an overall record of 23-13 and a home record of 11-6. They currently are 2nd in the Pacific Division. They are averaging 103.8 points per game and surrendering 100.4, good for a point differential of 3.4.
Anthony Davis comes into this contest averaging 22.8 points per game while playing 35.6 minutes per night so far this season for the Pelicans. He pulls down 10.8 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.6 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 49% while his free throw percentage is currently at 75%. Ryan Anderson averages 16.7 points per game in 31.2 minutes per contest this season. He averages 1.1 assists per contest and 6.2 rebounds per game for New Orleans. His field goal percentage is 43% for the year while his free throw percentage is 88%.
Chris Paul averages 17.7 points per game while playing 32.1 minutes per contest this year for the Clippers. He grabs 3.5 rebounds per game and has 9.5 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 44% and his free throw percentage currently is at 90%. J.J. Redick averages 16 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 27.1 minutes per contest. He also averages 1.5 rebounds per contest and 1.6 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 49% and his free throw percentage is 88%.
New Orleans averages 101 points per contest this season which ranks them 16th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is -4.7 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team which has them ranked 15th. Behind the arc they shoot 35% which is good for 17th in the league. They average 50.3 rebounds per game and 21.4 assists per game which ranks them 25th and 16th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 11th with 14.1 per game. The Pelicans allow 105.7 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 27th in the league. They also allow a 46% shooting percentage and a 38% average from behind the arc ranking them 20th and 28th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 52.6 rebounds a game which ranks 18th and they give up 22.3 assists per contest which puts them in 19th place in the league. They force 13.4 turnovers per game which ranks them 25th in the league.
Los Angeles averages 103.8 points per game this year which ranks them 5th in the league. Their average scoring margin is 3.4 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team which has them sitting in the 4th spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 36% which is good for 10th in the NBA. They average 51.6 rebounds per game and 23.1 assists per contest which ranks them 18th and 8th respectively. In the turnover department the Clippers rank 4th with 13.4 per game. The Clippers allow 100.4 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 13th in the league. They also allow a 44% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the arc ranking them 9th and 9th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 55 rebounds a game which ranks 27th and they give up 20.6 assists per contest which puts them in 8th place in the league. The Clippers force 14.8 turnovers per game which ranks them 16th in the NBA.
New Orleans Pelicans Betting Trends
The New Orleans Pelicans are 13-22-0 against the spread
The New Orleans Pelicans are 13-21-1 against the over/under
Los Angeles Clippers Betting Trends
The Los Angeles Clippers are 16-16-4 against the spread
The Los Angeles Clippers are 17-17-2 against the over/under
New Orleans Pelicans Injuries
01/09/16 F Anthony Davis Back injured last game, "?" Sunday vs. LA Clippers
01/09/16 F Quincy Pondexter Knee "?" Sunday vs. LA Clippers
Los Angeles Clippers Injuries
12/26/15 F Blake Griffin Quad out indefinitely
01/09/16 G Wesley Johnson Foot probable Saturday vs. Charlotte
Guy's Pick: Take Los Angeles
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