Wednesday, February 10, 2016
Wells Fargo Center
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The Sacramento Kings travel to Wells Fargo Center to play the Philadelphia 76ers on Wednesday, February 10, 2016. The opening line for this game has Sacramento as 4 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 217.5.
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The Kings come into this game with an overall record of 21-31 and a road record of 8-18. They are 3rd in the Pacific Division. They currently have a point differential of -2.2 as they are averaging 106.9 points per game while giving up 109.1 per contest. Sacramento is 5-7 against division opponents and they have a conference record of 10-20. They are 2-8 in their last 10 games. The 76ers have an overall record of 8-44 and a home record of 5-20. They currently are 5th in the Atlantic Division. They are averaging 94.8 points per game and surrendering 105.2, good for a point differential of -10.3. Philadelphia has a division record of 1-10 and a conference record of 2-29. In their last 10 games they are 3-7.
DeMarcus Cousins comes into this contest averaging 26.8 points per game while playing 34.2 minutes per night so far this season for the Kings. He pulls down 11.1 rebounds per game and dishes out 3.1 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 45% while his free throw percentage is currently at 73%. Rudy Gay averages 17.8 points per game in 33.4 minutes per contest this season. He averages 1.8 assists per contest and 6.8 rebounds per game for Sacramento. His field goal percentage is 47% for the year while his free throw percentage is 80%.
Jahlil Okafor averages 17 points per game while playing 30.3 minutes per contest this year for the 76ers. He grabs 7.3 rebounds per game and has 1.2 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 49% and his free throw percentage currently is at 68%. Nerlens Noel averages 10.8 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 29.3 minutes per contest. He also averages 8.2 rebounds per contest and 1.6 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 53% and his free throw percentage is 58%.
Sacramento averages 106.9 points per contest this season which ranks them 3rd in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is -2.2 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team which has them ranked 4th. Behind the arc they shoot 36% which is good for 9th in the league. They average 54.5 rebounds per game and 24.9 assists per game which ranks them 4th and 4th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 28th with 16.5 per game. The Kings allow 109.1 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 30th in the league. They also allow a 46% shooting percentage and a 37% average from behind the arc ranking them 22nd and 25th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 52 rebounds a game which ranks 16th and they give up 24.1 assists per contest which puts them in 29th place in the league. They force 15.7 turnovers per game which ranks them 7th in the league.
Philadelphia averages 94.8 points per game this year which ranks them 30th in the league. Their average scoring margin is -10.3 and their shooting percentage is 43% as a team which has them sitting in the 28th spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 33% which is good for 27th in the NBA. They average 51.1 rebounds per game and 20.6 assists per contest which ranks them 21st and 23rd respectively. In the turnover department the 76ers rank 30th with 17.9 per game. The 76ers allow 105.2 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 25th in the league. They also allow a 46% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc ranking them 21st and 16th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 54.5 rebounds a game which ranks 26th and they give up 23.2 assists per contest which puts them in 24th place in the league. The 76ers force 15.4 turnovers per game which ranks them 10th in the NBA.
The Kings average 107 points per game on the road this season and they have scored 112.7 ppg in their past 3 contests. They have an average scoring differential of -4.6 on the road and in their past 3 games their difference is -12.7 per contest. The Kings have an offensive rating of 105.9 and a defensive rating of 108. In terms of pace they average 100 possessions per 48 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 51%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 55% and they shoot 3 pointers on 27% of their shots. Sacramento turns the ball over an average of 14.4 times per 100 possessions and they force 13.8 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 52%.
The 76ers score 95.6 ppg at home and they have averaged 96.3 points per contest in their last 3 games. They have an average scoring differential of -4.3 in their past 3 contests and at home this season they have a difference of -10.6 points per game. The 76ers rating on offense is 96.4 and they have a defensive rating of 106.9. They get 97.6 possessions per 48 minutes and they have an effective field goal percentage of 48%. As a unit they have a true shooting percentage of 51% and they attempt 3 pointers on 31% of their shot attempts. Philadelphia turns the ball over on 16.2 out of every 100 possessions and their opponents average 13.8 turnovers per 100 possessions. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the year is 50%.
Sacramento Kings Betting Trends
The Sacramento Kings are 23-28-1 against the spread
The Sacramento Kings are 26-24-2 against the over/under
Philadelphia 76ers Betting Trends
The Philadelphia 76ers are 24-27-1 against the spread
The Philadelphia 76ers are 26-25-1 against the over/under
Sacramento Kings Injuries
12/16/15 F Eric Moreland Foot out indefinitely
02/09/16 G Ben McLemore Wrist "?" Wednesday vs. Philadelphia
Philadelphia 76ers Injuries
10/23/15 C Joel Embiid Foot out for season
02/09/16 G Nik Stauskas Neck "?" Wednesday vs. Sacramento
02/09/16 F Richaun Holmes Ankle "?" Wednesday vs. Sacramento
Josh's Pick: Take Philadelphia
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