Saturday, March 26, 2016
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The Philadelphia 76ers travel to Moda Center to play the Portland Trail Blazers on Saturday, March 26, 2016. The opening line for this game has Portland as 13 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 217.
The 76ers come into this game with an overall record of 9-63 and a road record of 3-33. They are 5th in the Atlantic Division. They currently have a point differential of -10.5 as they are averaging 96.9 points per game while giving up 107.5 per contest. Philadelphia is 2-12 against division opponents and they have a conference record of 3-42. They are 1-9 in their last 10 games. The Trail Blazers have an overall record of 37-36 and a home record of 22-12. They currently are 2nd in the Northwest Division. They are averaging 104.5 points per game and surrendering 104, good for a point differential of 0.5. Portland has a division record of 9-4 and a conference record of 25-21. In their last 10 games they are 4-6.
Isaiah Canaan comes into this contest averaging 10.9 points per game while playing 25.4 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 11.1 points per game in 29.1 minutes per contest this season. He averages 1.8 assists per contest and 8 rebounds per game for Philadelphia. His field goal percentage is 52% for the year while his free throw percentage is 59%.
Damian Lillard averages 25.7 points per game while playing 36 minutes per contest this year for the Trail Blazers. He grabs 4.2 rebounds per game and has 6.9 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 43% and his free throw percentage currently is at 89%. C.J. McCollum averages 20.7 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 35 minutes per contest. He also averages 3.3 rebounds per contest and 4.2 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 45% and his free throw percentage is 82%.
Philadelphia averages 96.9 points per contest this season which ranks them 30th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is -10.5 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team which has them ranked 29th. Behind the arc they shoot 34% which is good for 26th in the league. They average 50.1 rebounds per game and 21.1 assists per game which ranks them 25th and 21st in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 30th with 16.9 per game. The 76ers allow 107.5 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 23rd and 18th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 55.5 rebounds a game which ranks 29th and they give up 23.2 assists per contest which puts them in 24th place in the league. They force 15.2 turnovers per game which ranks them 10th in the league.
Portland averages 104.5 points per game this year which ranks them 6th in the league. Their average scoring margin is 0.5 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team which has them sitting in the 14th spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 37% which is good for 5th in the NBA. They average 53.9 rebounds per game and 21.1 assists per contest which ranks them 4th and 20th respectively. In the turnover department the Trail Blazers rank 17th with 14.5 per game. The Trail Blazers allow 104 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 19th in the league. They also allow a 45% shooting percentage and a 37% average from behind the arc ranking them 18th and 26th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 52.3 rebounds a game which ranks 15th and they give up 21.6 assists per contest which puts them in 12th place in the league. The Trail Blazers force 13 turnovers per game which ranks them 26th in the NBA.
The 76ers average 96.2 points per game on the road this season and they have scored 94.3 ppg in their past 3 contests. They have an average scoring differential of -10.7 on the road and in their past 3 games their difference is -10.7 per contest. The 76ers have an offensive rating of 98.4 and a defensive rating of 109.1. 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 31% of their shots. Philadelphia turns the ball over an average of 15.4 times per 100 possessions and they force 13.6 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 51%.
The Trail Blazers score 107.6 ppg at home and they have averaged 107.7 points per contest in their last 3 games. They have an average scoring differential of -2.7 in their past 3 contests and at home this season they have a difference of 5.4 points per game. The Trail Blazers rating on offense is 108.4 and they have a defensive rating of 107.9. They get 95.7 possessions per 48 minutes and they have an effective field goal percentage of 51%. As a unit they have a true shooting percentage of 54% and they attempt 3 pointers on 33% of their shot attempts. Portland turns the ball over on 13.2 out of every 100 possessions and their opponents average 12 turnovers per 100 possessions. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the year is 50%.
Philadelphia 76ers Betting Trends
The Philadelphia 76ers are 32-39-1 against the spread
The Philadelphia 76ers are 38-33-1 against the over/under
Portland Trail Blazers Betting Trends
The Portland Trail Blazers are 41-32-0 against the spread
The Portland Trail Blazers are 41-31-1 against the over/under
Philadelphia 76ers Injuries
10/23/15 C Joel Embiid Foot out for season
03/25/16 C Nerlens Noel Knee "?" Saturday vs. Portland
03/11/16 C Jahlil Okafor Knee out for season
Portland Trail Blazers Injuries
03/25/16 C Meyers Leonard Shoulder out for season
Josh's Pick: Take Portland
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