Wednesday, November 2, 2016
Time Warner Cable Arena
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The Philadelphia 76ers travel to Time Warner Cable Arena to play the Charlotte Hornets on Wednesday, November 2, 2016. The 76ers come into this game with an overall record of 0-2. They are 5th in the Atlantic Division. They currently have a point differential of -19.0 as they are averaging 84.5 points per game while giving up 103.5 per contest. The Hornets have an overall record of 2-1. They currently are 2nd in the Southeast Division. They are averaging 100.7 points per game and surrendering 97, good for a point differential of 3.7.
Joel Embiid comes into this contest averaging 17 points per game while playing 19 minutes per night so far this season for the 76ers. He pulls down 4.5 rebounds per game and dishes out 0.5 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 44% while his free throw percentage is currently at 83%. Sergio Rodriguez averages 13 points per game in 30.5 minutes per contest this season. He averages 7 assists per contest and 4 rebounds per game for Philadelphia. His field goal percentage is 50% for the year.
Kemba Walker averages 23.3 points per game while playing 34 minutes per contest this year for the Hornets. He grabs 1.7 rebounds per game and has 5 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 45% and his free throw percentage currently is at 81%. Nicolas Batum averages 11 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 32.7 minutes per contest. He also averages 5.3 rebounds per contest and 5.7 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 27% and his free throw percentage is 85%.
Philadelphia averages 84.5 points per contest this season which ranks them 30th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is -19 and their shooting percentage is 39% as a team which has them ranked 30th. Behind the arc they shoot 29% which is good for 22nd in the league. They average 53.5 rebounds per game and 18.5 assists per game which ranks them 15th and 25th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 28th with 17 per game. The 76ers allow 103.5 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 14th in the league. They also allow a 45% shooting percentage and a 26% average from behind the arc ranking them 18th and 5th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 58.5 rebounds a game which ranks 27th and they give up 25 assists per contest which puts them in 27th place in the league. They force 11 turnovers per game which ranks them 29th in the league.
Charlotte averages 100.7 points per game this year which ranks them 20th in the league. Their average scoring margin is 3.7 and their shooting percentage is 41% as a team which has them sitting in the 27th spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 30% which is good for 19th in the NBA. They average 54.3 rebounds per game and 23 assists per contest which ranks them 12th and 9th respectively. In the turnover department the Hornets rank 1st with 9 per game. The Hornets allow 97 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 9th in the league. They also allow a 43% shooting percentage and a 40% average from behind the arc ranking them 8th and 25th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 57.7 rebounds a game which ranks 23rd and they give up 22.3 assists per contest which puts them in 17th place in the league. The Hornets force 13.7 turnovers per game which ranks them 16th in the NBA.
The 76ers have an offensive rating of 84 and a defensive rating of 102.9. In terms of pace they average 100.6 possessions per 48 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 43%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 47% and they shoot 3 pointers on 26% of their shots. Philadelphia turns the ball over an average of 15.8 times per 100 possessions and they force 9.9 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 48%.
The Hornets rating on offense is 104.4 and they have a defensive rating of 100.6. They get 96.4 possessions per 48 minutes and they have an effective field goal percentage of 46%. As a unit they have a true shooting percentage of 51% and they attempt 3 pointers on 30% of their shot attempts. Charlotte turns the ball over on 8.4 out of every 100 possessions and their opponents average 12.6 turnovers per 100 possessions. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the year is 49%.
Philadelphia 76ers Betting Trends
The Philadelphia 76ers are 1-1-0 against the spread
The Philadelphia 76ers are 0-2-0 against the over/under
Charlotte Hornets Betting Trends
The Charlotte Hornets are 2-1-0 against the spread
The Charlotte Hornets are 1-2-0 against the over/under
Philadelphia 76ers Injuries
10/31/16 C Jahlil Okafor Rest expected to miss Tuesday vs. Orlando
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
Charlotte Hornets Injuries
10/31/16 G Jeremy Lamb Hamstring out indefinitely
10/29/16 C Roy Hibbert Knee "?" Wednesday vs. Philadelphia
Josh's Pick: Take Charlotte
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