Wednesday, March 29, 2017
Wells Fargo Center
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The Atlanta Hawks travel to Wells Fargo Center to play the Philadelphia 76ers on Wednesday, March 29, 2017. The opening line for this matchup has Philadelphia as 1 point favorites.
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The Hawks come into this game with an overall record of 37-36. They are 2nd in the Southeast Division. They currently have a point differential of -1.4 as they are averaging 103.1 points per game while giving up 104.5 per contest. The 76ers have an overall record of 27-46. They currently are 4th in the Atlantic Division. They are averaging 102.4 points per game and surrendering 107.7, good for a point differential of -5.3.
Valuable Atlanta Hawks Betting Trends
The Atlanta Hawks are 33-40-0 against the spread
The Atlanta Hawks are 28-44-1 against the over/under
Important Philadelphia 76ers Betting Trends
The Philadelphia 76ers are 46-27-0 against the spread
The Philadelphia 76ers are 37-35-1 against the over/under
Key Atlanta Hawks Injuries
03/28/17 F Kent Bazemore Knee expected to miss Tuesday vs. Phoenix
03/27/17 F Paul Millsap Knee out indefinitely
03/27/17 F Thabo Sefolosha Groin expected to miss Tuesday vs. Phoenix
Key Philadelphia 76ers Injuries
12/15/16 PG Jerryd Bayless Wrist out for season
03/28/17 G Gerald Henderson Hip expected to miss Tuesday vs. Brooklyn
03/28/17 C Jahlil Okafor Knee is downgraded to expected to miss Tuesday vs. Brooklyn
03/28/17 PG Sergio Rodriguez Hamstring "?" Tuesday vs. Brooklyn
03/28/17 C Tiago Splitter Hamstring is upgraded to "?" Tuesday vs. Brooklyn
03/01/17 C Joel Embiid Knee out for season
02/24/17 F Ben Simmons Knee out for season
Dennis Schroder comes into this contest averaging 17.9 points per game while playing 31.2 minutes per night so far this season for the Hawks. He pulls down 3 rebounds per game and dishes out 6.3 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 45% while his free throw percentage is currently at 85%. Dwight Howard averages 13.3 points per game in 29.8 minutes per contest this season. He averages 1.3 assists per contest and 12.9 rebounds per game for Atlanta. His field goal percentage is 63% for the year while his free throw percentage is 52%.
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Jahlil Okafor averages 11.8 points per game while playing 22.7 minutes per contest this year for the 76ers. He grabs 4.8 rebounds per game and has 1.2 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 51% and his free throw percentage currently is at 67%. Robert Covington averages 12.8 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 31.5 minutes per contest. He also averages 6.4 rebounds per contest and 1.5 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 40% and his free throw percentage is 82%.
Useful Team Statistics
Atlanta averages 103.1 points per contest this season which ranks them 21st in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is -1.38 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team which has them ranked 18th. Behind the arc they shoot 34% which is good for 25th in the league. They average 44.2 rebounds per game and 23.4 assists per game which ranks them 10th and 9th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 3rd with 15.7 per game. The Hawks allow 104.5 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 12th in the league. They also allow a 45% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the arc ranking them 6th and 19th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 44 rebounds a game which ranks 19th and they give up 23.3 assists per contest which puts them in 20th place in the league. They force 15.5 turnovers per game which ranks them 28th in the league.
Useful Team Statistics
Philadelphia averages 102.4 points per game this year which ranks them 25th in the league. Their average scoring margin is -5.3 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team which has them sitting in the 26th spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 35% which is good for 23rd in the NBA. They average 43 rebounds per game and 23.7 assists per contest which ranks them 24th and 8th respectively. In the turnover department the 76ers rank 1st with 16.8 per game. The 76ers allow 107.7 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 23rd in the league. They also allow a 46% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the arc ranking them 15th and 13th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 45 rebounds a game which ranks 26th and they give up 22.4 assists per contest which puts them in 12th place in the league. The 76ers force 15.1 turnovers per game which ranks them 25th in the NBA.
The Hawks have an offensive rating of 104.8 and a defensive rating of 106.2. In terms of pace they average 97.4 possessions per 48 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 50%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 54% and they shoot 3 pointers on 31% of their shots. Atlanta turns the ball over an average of 14.1 times per 100 possessions and they force 13.9 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 51%.
The 76ers rating on offense is 102.9 and they have a defensive rating of 108.3. They get 98.7 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. Philadelphia turns the ball over on 15 out of every 100 possessions and their opponents average 13.4 turnovers per 100 possessions. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the year is 51%.
Who will win tonight's Hawks/76ers NBA game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Philadelphia -1
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