Wednesday, April 13, 2016
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The Philadelphia 76ers travel to United Center to play the Chicago Bulls on Wednesday, April 13, 2016. The opening line for this game has Chicago as 11.5 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 210.
The 76ers come into this game with an overall record of 10-70 and a road record of 3-36. They are 5th in the Atlantic Division. They currently have a point differential of -10.1 as they are averaging 97.3 points per game while giving up 107.4 per contest. Philadelphia is 2-13 against division opponents and they have a conference record of 3-47. They are 1-9 in their last 10 games. The Bulls have an overall record of 41-40 and a home record of 25-15. They currently are 4th in the Central Division. They are averaging 101.5 points per game and surrendering 103.1, good for a point differential of -1.6. Chicago has a division record of 10-6 and a conference record of 24-27. In their last 10 games they are 5-5.
Isaiah Canaan comes into this contest averaging 11 points per game while playing 25.5 minutes per night so far this season for the 76ers. He pulls down 2.3 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.8 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 36% while his free throw percentage is currently at 83%. Nerlens Noel averages 11.2 points per game in 29.2 minutes per contest this season. He averages 1.8 assists per contest and 8.1 rebounds per game for Philadelphia. His field goal percentage is 53% for the year while his free throw percentage is 59%.
Jimmy Butler averages 21 points per game while playing 37.1 minutes per contest this year for the Bulls. He grabs 5.2 rebounds per game and has 4.7 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 46% and his free throw percentage currently is at 83%. Derrick Rose averages 16.4 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 31.8 minutes per contest. He also averages 3.4 rebounds per contest and 4.7 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 43% and his free throw percentage is 79%.
Philadelphia averages 97.3 points per contest this season which ranks them 29th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is -10.1 and their shooting percentage is 43% as a team which has them ranked 29th. Behind the arc they shoot 34% which is good for 27th in the league. They average 50.2 rebounds per game and 21.4 assists per game which ranks them 25th and 20th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 29th with 16.4 per game. The 76ers allow 107.4 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 28th in the league. They also allow a 46% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the arc ranking them 25th and 17th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 56 rebounds a game which ranks 30th and they give up 23.3 assists per contest which puts them in 24th place in the league. They force 15.1 turnovers per game which ranks them 11th in the league.
Chicago averages 101.5 points per game this year which ranks them 21st in the league. Their average scoring margin is -1.6 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team which has them sitting in the 22nd spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 37% which is good for 5th in the NBA. They average 54.8 rebounds per game and 22.8 assists per contest which ranks them 3rd and 12th respectively. In the turnover department the Bulls rank 13th with 13.9 per game. The Bulls allow 103.1 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 16th in the league. They also allow a 44% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the arc ranking them 7th and 9th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 54.3 rebounds a game which ranks 25th and they give up 22.5 assists per contest which puts them in 18th place in the league. The Bulls force 11.9 turnovers per game which ranks them 29th in the NBA.
The 76ers average 96.5 points per game on the road this season and they have scored 105.7 ppg in their past 3 contests. They have an average scoring differential of -10.5 on the road and in their past 3 games their difference is 2 per contest. The 76ers have an offensive rating of 98.6 and a defensive rating of 108.8. 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 52% and they shoot 3 pointers on 33% of their shots. Philadelphia turns the ball over an average of 14.9 times per 100 possessions and they force 13.5 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 51%.
The Bulls score 101.5 ppg at home and they have averaged 108 points per contest in their last 3 games. They have an average scoring differential of 0 in their past 3 contests and at home this season they have a difference of 1.4 points per game. The Bulls rating on offense is 104.8 and they have a defensive rating of 106.4. They get 95.8 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 24% of their shot attempts. Chicago turns the ball over on 12.6 out of every 100 possessions and their opponents average 10.7 turnovers per 100 possessions. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the year is 49%.
Philadelphia 76ers Betting Trends
The Philadelphia 76ers are 37-42-1 against the spread
The Philadelphia 76ers are 41-38-1 against the over/under
Chicago Bulls Betting Trends
The Chicago Bulls are 34-46-1 against the spread
The Chicago Bulls are 38-41-2 against the over/under
Philadelphia 76ers Injuries
10/23/15 C Joel Embiid Foot out for season
04/12/16 F Carl Landry Back is downgraded to expected to miss Tuesday vs. Toronto
04/08/16 PG Isaiah Canaan Shoulder out for season
03/28/16 F Richaun Holmes Achilles out indefinitely
03/11/16 C Jahlil Okafor Knee out for season
Chicago Bulls Injuries
04/11/16 PG Derrick Rose Undisclosed out for season
04/11/16 F Pau Gasol Knee out for season
04/09/16 G E'Twaun Moore Hamstring out for season
04/09/16 F Taj Gibson Ribs out for season
01/25/16 C Joakim Noah Shoulder out indefinitely
Tony's Pick: Take Chicago
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