Monday, December 26, 2016
Sleep Train Arena
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The Philadelphia 76ers travel to Sleep Train Arena to play the Sacramento Kings on Monday, December 26, 2016. The 76ers come into this game with an overall record of 7-22. They are 4th in the Atlantic Division. They currently have a point differential of -7.7 as they are averaging 98.7 points per game while giving up 106.4 per contest. The Kings have an overall record of 13-17. They currently are 3rd in the Pacific Division. They are averaging 102.3 points per game and surrendering 104.2, good for a point differential of -1.9.
Ersan Ilyasova comes into this contest averaging 13.4 points per game while playing 26.6 minutes per night so far this season for the 76ers. He pulls down 6.1 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.5 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 46% while his free throw percentage is currently at 82%. Joel Embiid averages 18.4 points per game in 24.5 minutes per contest this season. He averages 1.8 assists per contest and 7.4 rebounds per game for Philadelphia. His field goal percentage is 47% for the year while his free throw percentage is 76%.
Rudy Gay averages 18.6 points per game while playing 33.5 minutes per contest this year for the Kings. He grabs 6.2 rebounds per game and has 3 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 46% and his free throw percentage currently is at 84%. DeMarcus Cousins averages 29.1 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 34.7 minutes per contest. He also averages 10.6 rebounds per contest and 3.4 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 46% and his free throw percentage is 77%.
Philadelphia averages 98.7 points per contest this season which ranks them 25th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is -7.7 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team which has them ranked 28th. Behind the arc they shoot 36% which is good for 11th in the league. They average 52.1 rebounds per game and 22.7 assists per game which ranks them 19th and 10th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 29th with 17 per game. The 76ers allow 106.4 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 22nd in the league. They also allow a 45% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc ranking them 19th and 15th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 54.3 rebounds a game which ranks 24th and they give up 22 assists per contest which puts them in 13th place in the league. They force 13.8 turnovers per game which ranks them 19th in the league.
Sacramento averages 102.3 points per game this year which ranks them 21st in the league. Their average scoring margin is -1.9 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team which has them sitting in the 16th spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 35% which is good for 14th in the NBA. They average 50.3 rebounds per game and 21.6 assists per contest which ranks them 23rd and 20th respectively. In the turnover department the Kings rank 16th with 13.9 per game. The Kings allow 104.2 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 17th in the league. They also allow a 45% shooting percentage and a 37% average from behind the arc ranking them 20th and 25th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 51.7 rebounds a game which ranks 13th and they give up 22.8 assists per contest which puts them in 20th place in the league. The Kings force 14.9 turnovers per game which ranks them 9th in the NBA.
The 76ers have an offensive rating of 100.5 and a defensive rating of 108.3. In terms of pace they average 96.8 possessions per 48 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 50%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 53% and they shoot 3 pointers on 36% of their shots. Philadelphia turns the ball over an average of 15.4 times per 100 possessions and they force 12.4 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 51%.
The Kings rating on offense is 107 and they have a defensive rating of 109.1. They get 94.6 possessions per 48 minutes and they have an effective field goal percentage of 50%. As a unit they have a true shooting percentage of 54% and they attempt 3 pointers on 29% of their shot attempts. Sacramento turns the ball over on 12.9 out of every 100 possessions and their opponents average 13.9 turnovers per 100 possessions. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the year is 52%.
Philadelphia 76ers Betting Trends
The Philadelphia 76ers are 14-15-0 against the spread
The Philadelphia 76ers are 14-15-0 against the over/under
Sacramento Kings Betting Trends
The Sacramento Kings are 17-13-0 against the spread
The Sacramento Kings are 13-17-0 against the over/under
Philadelphia 76ers Injuries
12/24/16 G Nik Stauskas Knee "?" Monday vs. Sacramento
12/24/16 F Richaun Holmes Concussion "?" Monday vs. Sacramento
12/15/16 PG Jerryd Bayless Wrist out for season
10/22/16 F Ben Simmons Knee out indefinitely
Sacramento Kings Injuries
12/24/16 F Rudy Gay Hip "?" Monday vs. Philadelphia
Guy's Pick: Take Sacramento
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