Monday, January 11, 2016
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The San Antonio Spurs travel to Barclays Center to play the Brooklyn Nets on Monday, January 11, 2016. The opening line for this game has San Antonio as 12.5 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 192.
The Spurs come into this game with an overall record of 32-6 and a road record of 10-6. They are 1st in the Southwest Division. They currently have a point differential of 13.9 as they are averaging 103.6 points per game while giving up 89.7 per contest. The Nets have an overall record of 10-27 and a home record of 6-13. They currently are 4th in the Atlantic Division. They are averaging 95.7 points per game and surrendering 102.3, good for a point differential of -6.6.
LaMarcus Aldridge comes into this contest averaging 15.8 points per game while playing 29.7 minutes per night so far this season for the Spurs. He pulls down 8.9 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.3 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 48% while his free throw percentage is currently at 79%. Kawhi Leonard averages 20.7 points per game in 33.1 minutes per contest this season. He averages 2.7 assists per contest and 7.1 rebounds per game for San Antonio. His field goal percentage is 52% for the year while his free throw percentage is 88%.
Brook Lopez averages 19.8 points per game while playing 34 minutes per contest this year for the Nets. He grabs 8.6 rebounds per game and has 1.5 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 49% and his free throw percentage currently is at 80%. Thaddeus Young averages 15.6 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 32.5 minutes per contest. He also averages 9.2 rebounds per contest and 1.5 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 52% and his free throw percentage is 61%.
San Antonio averages 103.6 points per contest this season which ranks them 6th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is 13.9 and their shooting percentage is 49% as a team which has them ranked 1st. Behind the arc they shoot 38% which is good for 2nd in the league. They average 52 rebounds per game and 25.6 assists per game which ranks them 16th and 2nd in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 6th with 13.8 per game. The Spurs allow 89.7 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 1st in the league. They also allow a 43% shooting percentage and a 32% average from behind the arc ranking them 3rd and 3rd in those defensive categories. Opponents average 46 rebounds a game which ranks 1st and they give up 21.1 assists per contest which puts them in 11th place in the league. They force 14.6 turnovers per game which ranks them 18th in the league.
Brooklyn averages 95.7 points per game this year which ranks them 29th in the league. Their average scoring margin is -6.6 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team which has them sitting in the 16th spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 32% which is good for 30th in the NBA. They average 51.4 rebounds per game and 21.3 assists per contest which ranks them 18th and 17th respectively. In the turnover department the Nets rank 21st with 15.1 per game. The Nets allow 102.3 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 18th in the league. They also allow a 46% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the arc ranking them 23rd and 19th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 51.3 rebounds a game which ranks 8th and they give up 23.7 assists per contest which puts them in 26th place in the league. The Nets force 14.8 turnovers per game which ranks them 17th in the NBA.
San Antonio Spurs Betting Trends
The San Antonio Spurs are 25-12-1 against the spread
The San Antonio Spurs are 17-21-0 against the over/under
Brooklyn Nets Betting Trends
The Brooklyn Nets are 20-17-0 against the spread
The Brooklyn Nets are 14-22-1 against the over/under
San Antonio Spurs Injuries
No key injuries to report
Brooklyn Nets Injuries
12/07/15 F Rondae Hollis-Jefferson Ankle expected to miss 8-10 weeks
10/28/15 F Chris McCullough Knee out indefinitely
01/03/16 PG Jarrett Jack ACL out for season
Josh's Pick: Take San Antonio
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