Wednesday, January 13, 2016
Sleep Train Arena
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The New Orleans Pelicans travel to Sleep Train Arena to play the Sacramento Kings on Wednesday, January 13, 2016. The opening line for this game has New Orleans as 5 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 204.
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The Pelicans come into this game with an overall record of 11-25 and a road record of 4-16. They are 5th in the Southwest Division. They currently have a point differential of -4.7 as they are averaging 101.3 points per game while giving up 106 per contest. The Kings have an overall record of 15-22 and a home record of 10-10. They currently are 3rd in the Pacific Division. They are averaging 106.5 points per game and surrendering 108.6, good for a point differential of -2.1.
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 31.6 minutes per contest this season. He averages 1.1 assists per contest and 6.3 rebounds per game for New Orleans. His field goal percentage is 43% for the year while his free throw percentage is 89%.
DeMarcus Cousins averages 25.6 points per game while playing 33 minutes per contest this year for the Kings. He grabs 10.8 rebounds per game and has 2.7 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 44% and his free throw percentage currently is at 75%. Rajon Rondo averages 11.7 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 35.2 minutes per contest. He also averages 6.4 rebounds per contest and 11.6 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 45% and his free throw percentage is 50%.
New Orleans averages 101.3 points per contest this season which ranks them 15th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is -4.7 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team which has them ranked 19th. Behind the arc they shoot 35% which is good for 17th in the league. They average 50.8 rebounds per game and 21.3 assists per game which ranks them 23rd and 16th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 11th with 14.1 per game. The Pelicans allow 106 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 28th in the league. They also allow a 46% shooting percentage and a 38% average from behind the arc ranking them 20th and 27th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 52.9 rebounds a game which ranks 22nd and they give up 22.4 assists per contest which puts them in 21st place in the league. They force 13.4 turnovers per game which ranks them 26th in the league.
Sacramento averages 106.5 points per game this year which ranks them 3rd in the league. Their average scoring margin is -2.1 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team which has them sitting in the 5th spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 36% which is good for 6th in the NBA. They average 53.3 rebounds per game and 24.8 assists per contest which ranks them 9th and 4th respectively. In the turnover department the Kings rank 28th with 16.6 per game. The Kings allow 108.6 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 30th in the league. They also allow a 46% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the arc ranking them 26th and 22nd in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 52.5 rebounds a game which ranks 18th and they give up 24 assists per contest which puts them in 29th place in the league. The Kings force 16.3 turnovers per game which ranks them 7th in the NBA.
New Orleans Pelicans Betting Trends
The New Orleans Pelicans are 14-22-0 against the spread
The New Orleans Pelicans are 14-21-1 against the over/under
Sacramento Kings Betting Trends
The Sacramento Kings are 17-20-0 against the spread
The Sacramento Kings are 18-17-2 against the over/under
New Orleans Pelicans Injuries
01/11/16 F Anthony Davis Back "?" Tuesday vs. LA Lakers
01/11/16 F Quincy Pondexter Knee out for season
Sacramento Kings Injuries
12/16/15 F Eric Moreland Foot out indefinitely
01/09/16 G James Anderson Hamstring "?" Wednesday vs. New Orleans
Guy's Pick: Take New Orleans
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