Wednesday, November 16, 2016
Sleep Train Arena
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The San Antonio Spurs travel to Sleep Train Arena to play the Sacramento Kings on Wednesday, November 16, 2016. The Spurs come into this game with an overall record of 8-3. They are 1st in the Southwest Division. They currently have a point differential of 5.1 as they are averaging 101.2 points per game while giving up 96.1 per contest. The Kings have an overall record of 4-7. They currently are 4th in the Pacific Division. They are averaging 99.8 points per game and surrendering 103.6, good for a point differential of -3.8.
Lamarcus Aldridge comes into this contest averaging 17.5 points per game while playing 32.1 minutes per night so far this season for the Spurs. He pulls down 7.1 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.2 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 45% while his free throw percentage is currently at 87%. Kawhi Leonard averages 25.5 points per game in 33.5 minutes per contest this season. He averages 2.7 assists per contest and 5.7 rebounds per game for San Antonio. His field goal percentage is 45% for the year while his free throw percentage is 95%.
Rudy Gay averages 22.3 points per game while playing 34.7 minutes per contest this year for the Kings. He grabs 6.5 rebounds per game and has 2.5 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 49% and his free throw percentage currently is at 80%. DeMarcus Cousins averages 26.6 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 33.5 minutes per contest. He also averages 8.6 rebounds per contest and 2.9 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 48% and his free throw percentage is 76%.
San Antonio averages 101.2 points per contest this season which ranks them 20th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is 5.1 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team which has them ranked 17th. Behind the arc they shoot 40% which is good for 2nd in the league. They average 51.5 rebounds per game and 21.4 assists per game which ranks them 18th and 14th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 5th with 12 per game. The Spurs allow 96.1 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 3rd in the league. They also allow a 44% shooting percentage and a 32% average from behind the arc ranking them 8th and 3rd in those defensive categories. Opponents average 48.9 rebounds a game which ranks 5th and they give up 20.3 assists per contest which puts them in 10th place in the league. They force 13.3 turnovers per game which ranks them 27th in the league.
Sacramento averages 99.8 points per game this year which ranks them 23rd in the league. Their average scoring margin is -3.8 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team which has them sitting in the 14th spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 33% which is good for 20th in the NBA. They average 50.5 rebounds per game and 21.2 assists per contest which ranks them 24th and 15th respectively. In the turnover department the Kings rank 15th with 14.3 per game. The Kings allow 103.6 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 16th in the league. They also allow a 46% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the arc ranking them 26th and 17th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 51.5 rebounds a game which ranks 11th and they give up 23.1 assists per contest which puts them in 21st place in the league. The Kings force 14 turnovers per game which ranks them 19th in the NBA.
The Spurs have an offensive rating of 108.6 and a defensive rating of 103.1. In terms of pace they average 93.2 possessions per 48 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 49%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 55% and they shoot 3 pointers on 25% of their shots. San Antonio turns the ball over an average of 11.5 times per 100 possessions and they force 12.7 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 49%.
The Kings rating on offense is 105.4 and they have a defensive rating of 109.4. They get 92.9 possessions per 48 minutes and they have an effective field goal percentage of 49%. As a unit they have a true shooting percentage of 54% and they attempt 3 pointers on 27% of their shot attempts. Sacramento turns the ball over on 13.3 out of every 100 possessions and their opponents average 13.1 turnovers per 100 possessions. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the year is 52%.
San Antonio Spurs Betting Trends
The San Antonio Spurs are 7-4-0 against the spread
The San Antonio Spurs are 5-6-0 against the over/under
Sacramento Kings Betting Trends
The Sacramento Kings are 5-6-0 against the spread
The Sacramento Kings are 4-7-0 against the over/under
San Antonio Spurs Injuries
11/15/16 G Danny Green Groin probable Wednesday vs. Sacramento
11/15/16 C Dewayne Dedmon Knee "?" Wednesday vs. Sacramento
Sacramento Kings Injuries
No key injuries to report
Guy's Pick: Take Sacramento +7
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