Monday, November 14, 2016
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The Philadelphia 76ers travel to Toyota Center to play the Houston Rockets on Monday, November 14, 2016. The 76ers come into this game with an overall record of 1-8. They are 5th in the Atlantic Division. They currently have a point differential of -11.8 as they are averaging 96.4 points per game while giving up 108.2 per contest. The Rockets have an overall record of 5-4. They currently are 2nd in the Southwest Division. They are averaging 107.0 points per game and surrendering 106.7, good for a point differential of 0.3.
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Jahlil Okafor comes into this contest averaging 11.3 points per game while playing 18.9 minutes per night so far this season for the 76ers. He pulls down 3.9 rebounds per game and dishes out 0.9 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 50% while his free throw percentage is currently at 54%. Joel Embiid averages 18.8 points per game in 22.2 minutes per contest this season. He averages 1.3 assists per contest and 6.8 rebounds per game for Philadelphia. His field goal percentage is 45% for the year while his free throw percentage is 79%.
Eric Gordon averages 16.7 points per game while playing 32.3 minutes per contest this year for the Rockets. He grabs 3 rebounds per game and has 2.1 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 44% and his free throw percentage currently is at 85%. James Harden averages 30 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 37.8 minutes per contest. He also averages 8.1 rebounds per contest and 13 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 49% and his free throw percentage is 84%.
Philadelphia averages 96.4 points per contest this season which ranks them 28th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is -11.8 and their shooting percentage is 43% as a team which has them ranked 25th. Behind the arc they shoot 35% which is good for 16th in the league. They average 54 rebounds per game and 21.4 assists per game which ranks them 9th and 15th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 29th with 17.8 per game. The 76ers allow 108.2 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 24th in the league. They also allow a 47% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the arc ranking them 29th and 23rd in those defensive categories. Opponents average 52.3 rebounds a game which ranks 13th and they give up 25.1 assists per contest which puts them in 28th place in the league. They force 13 turnovers per game which ranks them 26th in the league.
Houston averages 107 points per game this year which ranks them 9th in the league. Their average scoring margin is 0.3 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team which has them sitting in the 6th spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 37% which is good for 6th in the NBA. They average 50.3 rebounds per game and 24.2 assists per contest which ranks them 23rd and 6th respectively. In the turnover department the Rockets rank 24th with 17.2 per game. The Rockets allow 106.7 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 20th in the league. They also allow a 46% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the arc ranking them 22nd and 24th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 50.4 rebounds a game which ranks 9th and they give up 20.3 assists per contest which puts them in 8th place in the league. The Rockets force 13.7 turnovers per game which ranks them 21st in the NBA.
The 76ers have an offensive rating of 96.4 and a defensive rating of 108.2. In terms of pace they average 97.8 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 34% of their shots. Philadelphia turns the ball over an average of 16.1 times per 100 possessions and they force 11.7 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 52%.
The Rockets rating on offense is 110.9 and they have a defensive rating of 110.5. They get 96.5 possessions per 48 minutes and they have an effective field goal percentage of 54%. As a unit they have a true shooting percentage of 58% and they attempt 3 pointers on 44% of their shot attempts. Houston turns the ball over on 15.6 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 52%.
Philadelphia 76ers Betting Trends
The Philadelphia 76ers are 5-4-0 against the spread
The Philadelphia 76ers are 6-3-0 against the over/under
Houston Rockets Betting Trends
The Houston Rockets are 5-4-0 against the spread
The Houston Rockets are 3-6-0 against the over/under
Philadelphia 76ers Injuries
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
Houston Rockets Injuries
11/13/16 PG Patrick Beverley Knee doubtful Monday vs. Philadelphia
Josh's Pick: Take Houston -10
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