Sunday, November 20, 2016
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The Portland Blazers travel to Barclays Center to play the Brooklyn Nets on Sunday, November 20, 2016. The Blazers come into this game with an overall record of 7-7. They are 3rd in the Northwest Division. They currently have a point differential of -5.7 as they are averaging 106.7 points per game while giving up 112.4 per contest. The Nets have an overall record of 4-8. They currently are 4th in the Atlantic Division. They are averaging 106.3 points per game and surrendering 112.0, good for a point differential of -5.8.
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Damian Lillard comes into this contest averaging 28.7 points per game while playing 35.9 minutes per night so far this season for the Blazers. He pulls down 4.9 rebounds per game and dishes out 4.4 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 46% while his free throw percentage is currently at 91%. C.J. McCollum averages 22.1 points per game in 34.6 minutes per contest this season. He averages 3.4 assists per contest and 4.1 rebounds per game for Portland. His field goal percentage is 47% for the year while his free throw percentage is 88%.
Brook Lopez averages 20.7 points per game while playing 26.5 minutes per contest this year for the Nets. He grabs 5.2 rebounds per game and has 1.3 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 48% and his free throw percentage currently is at 83%. Sean Kilpatrick averages 14.3 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 25.2 minutes per contest. He also averages 4.5 rebounds per contest and 2.3 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 41% and his free throw percentage is 82%.
Portland averages 106.7 points per contest this season which ranks them 10th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is -5.7 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team which has them ranked 20th. Behind the arc they shoot 36% which is good for 9th in the league. They average 50.6 rebounds per game and 21.4 assists per game which ranks them 25th and 14th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 14th with 14.1 per game. The Blazers allow 112.4 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 29th in the league. They also allow a 45% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the arc ranking them 16th and 9th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 58.6 rebounds a game which ranks 30th and they give up 19.9 assists per contest which puts them in 5th place in the league. They force 12.9 turnovers per game which ranks them 26th in the league.
Brooklyn averages 106.2 points per game this year which ranks them 11th in the league. Their average scoring margin is -5.8 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team which has them sitting in the 18th spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 33% which is good for 23rd in the NBA. They average 51 rebounds per game and 20.6 assists per contest which ranks them 23rd and 21st respectively. In the turnover department the Nets rank 28th with 17.3 per game. The Nets allow 112 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 28th in the league. They also allow a 46% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc ranking them 23rd and 20th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 55.7 rebounds a game which ranks 28th and they give up 25.1 assists per contest which puts them in 30th place in the league. The Nets force 14.8 turnovers per game which ranks them 11th in the NBA.
The Blazers have an offensive rating of 106.1 and a defensive rating of 111.8. In terms of pace they average 98.4 possessions per 48 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 50%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 55% and they shoot 3 pointers on 35% of their shots. Portland turns the ball over an average of 12.6 times per 100 possessions and they force 11.2 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 50%.
The Nets rating on offense is 103.8 and they have a defensive rating of 109.4. They get 102.3 possessions per 48 minutes and they have an effective field goal percentage of 51%. As a unit they have a true shooting percentage of 55% and they attempt 3 pointers on 40% of their shot attempts. Brooklyn turns the ball over on 15.3 out of every 100 possessions and their opponents average 12.7 turnovers per 100 possessions. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the year is 51%.
Portland Blazers Betting Trends
The Portland Blazers are 4-10-0 against the spread
The Portland Blazers are 9-5-0 against the over/under
Brooklyn Nets Betting Trends
The Brooklyn Nets are 7-4-1 against the spread
The Brooklyn Nets are 8-4-0 against the over/under
Portland Blazers Injuries
11/13/16 F Al-Farouq Aminu Calf out indefinitely
10/25/16 C Festus Ezeli Knee out indefinitely
Brooklyn Nets Injuries
11/03/16 PG Jeremy Lin Hamstring out indefinitely
10/22/16 G Caris LeVert Foot out indefinitely
Josh's Pick: Take Brooklyn +4.5
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