Friday, November 11, 2016
Time Warner Cable Arena
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The Toronto Raptors travel to Time Warner Cable Arena to play the Charlotte Hornets on Friday, November 11, 2016. The Raptors come into this game with an overall record of 5-2. They are 1st in the Atlantic Division. They currently have a point differential of 6.0 as they are averaging 102.4 points per game while giving up 96.4 per contest. The Hornets have an overall record of 6-1. They currently are 1st in the Southeast Division. They are averaging 105.1 points per game and surrendering 96.7, good for a point differential of 8.4.
Kyle Lowry comes into this contest averaging 17.3 points per game while playing 38.9 minutes per night so far this season for the Raptors. He pulls down 4.9 rebounds per game and dishes out 7 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 35% while his free throw percentage is currently at 83%. DeMar DeRozan averages 34.1 points per game in 37.4 minutes per contest this season. He averages 3.1 assists per contest and 4.7 rebounds per game for Toronto. His field goal percentage is 53% for the year while his free throw percentage is 81%.
Kemba Walker averages 23.9 points per game while playing 32.3 minutes per contest this year for the Hornets. He grabs 3.1 rebounds per game and has 5.6 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 47% and his free throw percentage currently is at 83%. Nicolas Batum averages 12.7 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 33.1 minutes per contest. He also averages 5.7 rebounds per contest and 4.6 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 36% and his free throw percentage is 82%.
Toronto averages 102.4 points per contest this season which ranks them 19th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is 6 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team which has them ranked 11th. Behind the arc they shoot 29% which is good for 29th in the league. They average 51.7 rebounds per game and 18.1 assists per game which ranks them 18th and 30th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 7th with 12.3 per game. The Raptors allow 96.4 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 3rd in the league. They also allow a 44% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the arc ranking them 8th and 11th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 50.4 rebounds a game which ranks 8th and they give up 18.6 assists per contest which puts them in 4th place in the league. They force 15.1 turnovers per game which ranks them 15th in the league.
Charlotte averages 105.1 points per game this year which ranks them 13th in the league. Their average scoring margin is 8.4 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team which has them sitting in the 19th spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 33% which is good for 19th in the NBA. They average 53 rebounds per game and 24.6 assists per contest which ranks them 13th and 6th respectively. In the turnover department the Hornets rank 1st with 11.3 per game. The Hornets allow 96.7 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 4th in the league. They also allow a 42% shooting percentage and a 32% average from behind the arc ranking them 3rd and 5th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 55.1 rebounds a game which ranks 24th and they give up 22.4 assists per contest which puts them in 16th place in the league. The Hornets force 15.4 turnovers per game which ranks them 13th in the NBA.
The Raptors have an offensive rating of 109.7 and a defensive rating of 103.2. In terms of pace they average 93.4 possessions per 48 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 49%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 54% and they shoot 3 pointers on 26% of their shots. Toronto turns the ball over an average of 11.4 times per 100 possessions and they force 14.3 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 48%.
The Hornets rating on offense is 106.7 and they have a defensive rating of 98.2. They get 98.5 possessions per 48 minutes and they have an effective field goal percentage of 50%. As a unit they have a true shooting percentage of 55% and they attempt 3 pointers on 34% of their shot attempts. Charlotte turns the ball over on 10.5 out of every 100 possessions and their opponents average 14 turnovers per 100 possessions. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the year is 48%.
Toronto Raptors Betting Trends
The Toronto Raptors are 4-3-0 against the spread
The Toronto Raptors are 4-3-0 against the over/under
Charlotte Hornets Betting Trends
The Charlotte Hornets are 5-2-0 against the spread
The Charlotte Hornets are 4-3-0 against the over/under
Toronto Raptors Injuries
11/10/16 C Jonas Valanciunas Knee "?" Friday vs. Charlotte
11/10/16 F Terrence Ross Finger injured last game, "?" Friday vs. Charlotte
10/22/16 PG Delon Wright Shoulder out indefinitely
10/22/16 F Jared Sullinger Foot out indefinitely
Charlotte Hornets Injuries
11/10/16 F Michael Kidd-Gilchrist Back probable Friday vs. Toronto
11/10/16 C Roy Hibbert Knee is upgraded to probable Friday vs. Toronto
10/31/16 G Jeremy Lamb Hamstring out indefinitely
Guy's Pick: Take Charlotte
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