Philadelphia 76ers at Atlanta Hawks Free NBA Picks & Odds 11-12-2016
by Guy Bruhn - 11/11/2016
Saturday, November 12, 2016
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The Philadelphia 76ers travel to Philips Arena to play the Atlanta Hawks on Saturday, November 12, 2016. The 76ers come into this game with an overall record of 0-7. They are 5th in the Atlantic Division. They currently have a point differential of -12.7 as they are averaging 94.7 points per game while giving up 107.4 per contest. The Hawks have an overall record of 6-2. They currently are 2nd in the Southeast Division. They are averaging 108.6 points per game and surrendering 99.3, good for a point differential of 9.4.
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Jahlil Okafor comes into this contest averaging 12 points per game while playing 20.7 minutes per night so far this season for the 76ers. He pulls down 4 rebounds per game and dishes out 0.7 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 51% while his free throw percentage is currently at 56%. Joel Embiid averages 17.6 points per game in 21.4 minutes per contest this season. He averages 1.2 assists per contest and 6.8 rebounds per game for Philadelphia. His field goal percentage is 48% for the year while his free throw percentage is 77%.
Dennis Schroder averages 16.4 points per game while playing 30.3 minutes per contest this year for the Hawks. He grabs 3.6 rebounds per game and has 6 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 43% and his free throw percentage currently is at 81%. Paul Millsap averages 18 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 32.6 minutes per contest. He also averages 8.3 rebounds per contest and 4.1 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 43% and his free throw percentage is 72%.
Philadelphia averages 94.7 points per contest this season which ranks them 29th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is -12.7 and their shooting percentage is 43% as a team which has them ranked 25th. Behind the arc they shoot 35% which is good for 15th in the league. They average 53.1 rebounds per game and 21.1 assists per game which ranks them 11th and 14th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 24th with 17.3 per game. The 76ers allow 107.4 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 22nd in the league. They also allow a 47% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the arc ranking them 29th and 24th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 53.3 rebounds a game which ranks 18th and they give up 24.6 assists per contest which puts them in 27th place in the league. They force 12.6 turnovers per game which ranks them 29th in the league.
Atlanta averages 108.6 points per game this year which ranks them 4th in the league. Their average scoring margin is 9.4 and their shooting percentage is 48% as a team which has them sitting in the 3rd spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 36% which is good for 12th in the NBA. They average 58.2 rebounds per game and 26.2 assists per contest which ranks them 3rd and 3rd respectively. In the turnover department the Hawks rank 28th with 18 per game. The Hawks allow 99.2 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 8th in the league. They also allow a 43% shooting percentage and a 32% average from behind the arc ranking them 5th and 6th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 48 rebounds a game which ranks 3rd and they give up 21.4 assists per contest which puts them in 14th place in the league. The Hawks force 17.1 turnovers per game which ranks them 1st in the NBA.
The 76ers have an offensive rating of 95.2 and a defensive rating of 108. In terms of pace they average 98 possessions per 48 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 49%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 51% and they shoot 3 pointers on 33% of their shots. Philadelphia turns the ball over an average of 15.8 times per 100 possessions and they force 11.4 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 52%.
The Hawks rating on offense is 108.3 and they have a defensive rating of 98.9. They get 100.3 possessions per 48 minutes and they have an effective field goal percentage of 53%. As a unit they have a true shooting percentage of 57% and they attempt 3 pointers on 30% of their shot attempts. Atlanta turns the ball over on 15.8 out of every 100 possessions and their opponents average 15.2 turnovers per 100 possessions. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the year is 48%.
Philadelphia 76ers Betting Trends
The Philadelphia 76ers are 4-3-0 against the spread
The Philadelphia 76ers are 4-3-0 against the over/under
Atlanta Hawks Betting Trends
The Atlanta Hawks are 6-2-0 against the spread
The Atlanta Hawks are 4-4-0 against the over/under
Philadelphia 76ers Injuries
11/10/16 C Jahlil Okafor Rest doubtful Friday vs. Indiana
10/22/16 F Ben Simmons Knee out indefinitely
10/22/16 G Jerryd Bayless Wrist out indefinitely
10/21/16 C Nerlens Noel Knee out indefinitely
Atlanta Hawks Injuries
10/31/16 F Mike Scott Knee out indefinitely
10/25/16 C Tiago Splitter Hamstring out indefinitely
Guy's Pick: Take Atlanta -13.5
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