Tuesday, November 8, 2016
Sleep Train Arena
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The New Orleans Pelicans travel to Sleep Train Arena to play the Sacramento Kings on Tuesday, November 8, 2016. The Pelicans come into this game with an overall record of 0-6. They are 5th in the Southwest Division. They currently have a point differential of -7.2 as they are averaging 100.3 points per game while giving up 107.5 per contest. The Kings have an overall record of 3-5. They currently are 4th in the Pacific Division. They are averaging 98.1 points per game and surrendering 102.9, good for a point differential of -4.8.
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Anthony Davis comes into this contest averaging 30 points per game while playing 38 minutes per night so far this season for the Pelicans. He pulls down 11.8 rebounds per game and dishes out 2.2 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 47% while his free throw percentage is currently at 81%. Tim Frazier averages 13 points per game in 28.7 minutes per contest this season. He averages 7 assists per contest and 3.2 rebounds per game for New Orleans. His field goal percentage is 53% for the year while his free throw percentage is 69%.
DeMarcus Cousins averages 25.5 points per game while playing 32.6 minutes per contest this year for the Kings. He grabs 9.1 rebounds per game and has 2.6 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 47% and his free throw percentage currently is at 79%. Rudy Gay averages 22.6 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 34.1 minutes per contest. He also averages 5.3 rebounds per contest and 2.1 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 50% and his free throw percentage is 76%.
New Orleans averages 100.3 points per contest this season which ranks them 22nd in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is -7.2 and their shooting percentage is 42% as a team which has them ranked 27th. Behind the arc they shoot 28% which is good for 28th in the league. They average 51.8 rebounds per game and 23.7 assists per game which ranks them 18th and 7th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 10th with 13.3 per game. The Pelicans allow 107.5 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 22nd in the league. They also allow a 44% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the arc ranking them 7th and 13th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 61.2 rebounds a game which ranks 30th and they give up 23.2 assists per contest which puts them in 21st place in the league. They force 16.7 turnovers per game which ranks them 7th in the league.
Sacramento averages 98.1 points per game this year which ranks them 24th in the league. Their average scoring margin is -4.8 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team which has them sitting in the 18th spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 33% which is good for 17th in the NBA. They average 50.6 rebounds per game and 21.6 assists per contest which ranks them 23rd and 13th respectively. In the turnover department the Kings rank 13th with 14.6 per game. The Kings allow 102.9 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 15th in the league. They also allow a 45% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc ranking them 19th and 19th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 52.6 rebounds a game which ranks 12th and they give up 23 assists per contest which puts them in 20th place in the league. The Kings force 13.6 turnovers per game which ranks them 21st in the NBA.
The Pelicans have an offensive rating of 96.6 and a defensive rating of 103.4. In terms of pace they average 100.4 possessions per 48 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 46%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 50% and they shoot 3 pointers on 29% of their shots. New Orleans turns the ball over an average of 11.8 times per 100 possessions and they force 14.2 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 49%.
The Kings rating on offense is 104.9 and they have a defensive rating of 110. They get 92.3 possessions per 48 minutes and they have an effective field goal percentage of 49%. As a unit they have a true shooting percentage of 53% and they attempt 3 pointers on 27% of their shot attempts. Sacramento turns the ball over on 13.7 out of every 100 possessions and their opponents average 12.7 turnovers per 100 possessions. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the year is 51%.
New Orleans Pelicans Betting Trends
The New Orleans Pelicans are 1-5-0 against the spread
The New Orleans Pelicans are 4-2-0 against the over/under
Sacramento Kings Betting Trends
The Sacramento Kings are 3-5-0 against the spread
The Sacramento Kings are 3-5-0 against the over/under
New Orleans Pelicans Injuries
11/06/16 G Lance Stephenson Groin out indefinitely
11/04/16 F Dante Cunningham Suspension Served probable Monday vs Golden St
10/22/16 PG Jrue Holiday Personal out indefinitely
10/22/16 F Quincy Pondexter Knee out indefinitely
10/22/16 G Tyreke Evans Knee out indefinitely
Sacramento Kings Injuries
11/07/16 F Anthony Tolliver Knee "?" Tuesday vs. New Orleans
11/07/16 PG Darren Collison Suspension Served probable Tuesday vs. New Orleans
Guy's Pick: Take Sacramento -5.5
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