Monday, November 21, 2016
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The Toronto Raptors travel to Staples Center to play the Los Angeles Clippers on Monday, November 21, 2016. The Raptors come into this game with an overall record of 8-4. They are 1st in the Atlantic Division. They currently have a point differential of 3.9 as they are averaging 108.3 points per game while giving up 104.3 per contest. The Clippers have an overall record of 12-2. They currently are 1st in the Pacific Division. They are averaging 109.1 points per game and surrendering 95.4, good for a point differential of 13.7.
Kyle Lowry comes into this contest averaging 18.8 points per game while playing 38.7 minutes per night so far this season for the Raptors. He pulls down 5.3 rebounds per game and dishes out 7.3 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 39% while his free throw percentage is currently at 83%. DeMar DeRozan averages 33 points per game in 36.8 minutes per contest this season. He averages 3.4 assists per contest and 5 rebounds per game for Toronto. His field goal percentage is 50% for the year while his free throw percentage is 80%.
Chris Paul averages 17.9 points per game while playing 30.6 minutes per contest this year for the Clippers. He grabs 5.4 rebounds per game and has 8.6 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 46% and his free throw percentage currently is at 86%. Blake Griffin averages 21.6 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 33.1 minutes per contest. He also averages 9.4 rebounds per contest and 4.2 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 49% and his free throw percentage is 79%.
Toronto averages 108.2 points per contest this season which ranks them 7th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is 3.9 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team which has them ranked 7th. Behind the arc they shoot 32% which is good for 26th in the league. They average 51.1 rebounds per game and 18.8 assists per game which ranks them 20th and 28th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 2nd with 11.4 per game. The Raptors allow 104.3 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 16th in the league. They also allow a 45% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the arc ranking them 18th and 7th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 52.6 rebounds a game which ranks 14th and they give up 21.6 assists per contest which puts them in 16th place in the league. They force 15.2 turnovers per game which ranks them 7th in the league.
Los Angeles averages 109.1 points per game this year which ranks them 4th in the league. Their average scoring margin is 13.7 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a team which has them sitting in the 4th spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 38% which is good for 3rd in the NBA. They average 53.4 rebounds per game and 21.7 assists per contest which ranks them 12th and 12th respectively. In the turnover department the Clippers rank 5th with 12 per game. The Clippers allow 95.4 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 2nd in the league. They also allow a 42% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the arc ranking them 1st and 24th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 51.5 rebounds a game which ranks 12th and they give up 19.4 assists per contest which puts them in 4th place in the league. The Clippers force 16.6 turnovers per game which ranks them 3rd in the NBA.
The Raptors have an offensive rating of 112.2 and a defensive rating of 108.1. In terms of pace they average 95.6 possessions per 48 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 50%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 55% and they shoot 3 pointers on 27% of their shots. Toronto turns the ball over an average of 10.4 times per 100 possessions and they force 13.8 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 51%.
The Clippers rating on offense is 113.2 and they have a defensive rating of 99. They get 96.4 possessions per 48 minutes and they have an effective field goal percentage of 52%. As a unit they have a true shooting percentage of 57% and they attempt 3 pointers on 31% of their shot attempts. Los Angeles turns the ball over on 11.1 out of every 100 possessions and their opponents average 15.2 turnovers per 100 possessions. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the year is 47%.
Toronto Raptors Betting Trends
The Toronto Raptors are 7-4-1 against the spread
The Toronto Raptors are 9-3-0 against the over/under
Los Angeles Clippers Betting Trends
The Los Angeles Clippers are 9-5-0 against the spread
The Los Angeles Clippers are 8-6-0 against the over/under
Toronto Raptors Injuries
10/22/16 F Jared Sullinger Foot out indefinitely
10/22/16 PG Delon Wright Shoulder out indefinitely
Los Angeles Clippers Injuries
11/20/16 F Wesley Johnson Heel "?" Monday vs. Toronto
10/25/16 F Brice Johnson Back out indefinitely
Guy's Pick: Take Los Angeles -7
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