Wednesday, November 23, 2016
Time Warner Cable Arena
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The San Antonio Spurs travel to Time Warner Cable Arena to play the Charlotte Hornets on Wednesday, November 23, 2016. The Spurs come into this game with an overall record of 11-3. They are 1st in the Southwest Division. They currently have a point differential of 5.4 as they are averaging 102.5 points per game while giving up 97.1 per contest. The Hornets have an overall record of 8-5. They currently are 2nd in the Southeast Division. They are averaging 104.7 points per game and surrendering 101.5, good for a point differential of 3.2.
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Kawhi Leonard comes into this contest averaging 24.8 points per game while playing 33.8 minutes per night so far this season for the Spurs. He pulls down 6.4 rebounds per game and dishes out 3 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 45% while his free throw percentage is currently at 94%. Lamarcus Aldridge averages 18.3 points per game in 32.5 minutes per contest this season. He averages 1.3 assists per contest and 6.9 rebounds per game for San Antonio. His field goal percentage is 48% for the year while his free throw percentage is 89%.
Kemba Walker averages 24.7 points per game while playing 33.1 minutes per contest this year for the Hornets. He grabs 4.1 rebounds per game and has 5.2 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 47% and his free throw percentage currently is at 81%. Nicolas Batum averages 14.1 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 34 minutes per contest. He also averages 6.5 rebounds per contest and 5 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 39% and his free throw percentage is 83%.
San Antonio averages 102.5 points per contest this season which ranks them 19th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is 5.4 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team which has them ranked 7th. Behind the arc they shoot 40% which is good for 1st in the league. They average 49.4 rebounds per game and 22.7 assists per game which ranks them 28th and 9th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 4th with 12.1 per game. The Spurs allow 97.1 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 5th in the league. They also allow a 44% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the arc ranking them 15th and 7th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 49.2 rebounds a game which ranks 3rd and they give up 20.3 assists per contest which puts them in 7th place in the league. They force 13.9 turnovers per game which ranks them 18th in the league.
Charlotte averages 104.7 points per game this year which ranks them 14th in the league. Their average scoring margin is 3.2 and their shooting percentage is 43% as a team which has them sitting in the 26th spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 35% which is good for 14th in the NBA. They average 54.3 rebounds per game and 24.3 assists per contest which ranks them 9th and 3rd respectively. In the turnover department the Hornets rank 1st with 11.2 per game. The Hornets allow 101.5 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 11th in the league. They also allow a 44% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the arc ranking them 7th and 11th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 55 rebounds a game which ranks 24th and they give up 23.2 assists per contest which puts them in 23rd place in the league. The Hornets force 13.8 turnovers per game which ranks them 21st in the NBA.
The Spurs have an offensive rating of 110.1 and a defensive rating of 104.4. In terms of pace they average 93.1 possessions per 48 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 51%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 56% and they shoot 3 pointers on 26% of their shots. San Antonio turns the ball over an average of 11.6 times per 100 possessions and they force 13.3 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 50%.
The Hornets rating on offense is 106.5 and they have a defensive rating of 103.3. They get 97.5 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 35% of their shot attempts. Charlotte turns the ball over on 10.3 out of every 100 possessions and their opponents average 12.5 turnovers per 100 possessions. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the year is 50%.
San Antonio Spurs Betting Trends
The San Antonio Spurs are 8-6-0 against the spread
The San Antonio Spurs are 8-6-0 against the over/under
Charlotte Hornets Betting Trends
The Charlotte Hornets are 7-5-1 against the spread
The Charlotte Hornets are 7-6-0 against the over/under
San Antonio Spurs Injuries
11/22/16 G Nicolas Laprovittola Teeth "?" Wednesday vs. Charlotte
Charlotte Hornets Injuries
11/22/16 F Christian Wood Achilles "?" Wednesday vs. San Antonio
11/22/16 F Cody Zeller Shoulder is downgraded to expected to miss Wednesday vs. San Antonio
11/22/16 C Frank Kaminsky Ankle "?" Wednesday vs. San Antonio
11/22/16 G Jeremy Lamb Hamstring is upgraded to probable Wednesday vs. San Antonio
11/22/16 G Treveon Graham Achilles is upgraded to probable Wednesday vs. San Antonio
Guy's Pick: Take Charlotte
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