Friday, January 13, 2017
Sleep Train Arena
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The Cleveland Cavaliers travel to Sleep Train Arena to play the Sacramento Kings on Friday, January 13, 2017. The Cavaliers come into this game with an overall record of 28-10. They are 1st in the Central Division. They currently have a point differential of 5.7 as they are averaging 109.1 points per game while giving up 103.4 per contest. The Kings have an overall record of 16-22. They currently are 3rd in the Pacific Division. They are averaging 102.2 points per game and surrendering 104.7, good for a point differential of -2.5.
Kyrie Irving comes into this contest averaging 23.8 points per game while playing 35 minutes per night so far this season for the Cavaliers. He pulls down 3.5 rebounds per game and dishes out 5.7 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 47% while his free throw percentage is currently at 90%. Lebron James averages 26.1 points per game in 37 minutes per contest this season. He averages 8.1 assists per contest and 7.9 rebounds per game for Cleveland. His field goal percentage is 52% for the year while his free throw percentage is 70%.
Darren Collison averages 12.5 points per game while playing 29.6 minutes per contest this year for the Kings. He grabs 2 rebounds per game and has 4.2 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 46% and his free throw percentage currently is at 85%. DeMarcus Cousins averages 28 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 34.5 minutes per contest. He also averages 10 rebounds per contest and 3.9 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 45% and his free throw percentage is 78%.
Cleveland averages 109.1 points per contest this season which ranks them 4th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is 5.7 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team which has them ranked 15th. Behind the arc they shoot 38% which is good for 3rd in the league. They average 54.2 rebounds per game and 21.4 assists per game which ranks them 5th and 20th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 16th with 13.9 per game. The Cavaliers allow 103.4 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 11th in the league. They also allow a 45% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the arc ranking them 13th and 15th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 51 rebounds a game which ranks 8th and they give up 23.7 assists per contest which puts them in 25th place in the league. They force 13.7 turnovers per game which ranks them 18th in the league.
Sacramento averages 102.2 points per game this year which ranks them 22nd in the league. Their average scoring margin is -2.5 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team which has them sitting in the 18th spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 36% which is good for 14th in the NBA. They average 49.6 rebounds per game and 21.7 assists per contest which ranks them 28th and 17th respectively. In the turnover department the Kings rank 15th with 13.9 per game. The Kings allow 104.7 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 16th in the league. They also allow a 46% shooting percentage and a 38% average from behind the arc ranking them 23rd and 28th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 50.5 rebounds a game which ranks 7th and they give up 23 assists per contest which puts them in 20th place in the league. The Kings force 14.8 turnovers per game which ranks them 9th in the NBA.
The Cavaliers have an offensive rating of 112.9 and a defensive rating of 107. In terms of pace they average 96.4 possessions per 48 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 53%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 57% and they shoot 3 pointers on 39% of their shots. Cleveland turns the ball over an average of 12.6 times per 100 possessions and they force 12.5 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 51%.
The Kings rating on offense is 107.4 and they have a defensive rating of 110. They get 94.4 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 30% of their shot attempts. Sacramento turns the ball over on 13 out of every 100 possessions and their opponents average 13.9 turnovers per 100 possessions. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the year is 53%.
Cleveland Cavaliers Betting Trends
The Cleveland Cavaliers are 16-20-2 against the spread
The Cleveland Cavaliers are 19-19-0 against the over/under
Sacramento Kings Betting Trends
The Sacramento Kings are 20-18-0 against the spread
The Sacramento Kings are 16-22-0 against the over/under
Cleveland Cavaliers Injuries
12/21/16 G J.R. Smith Thumb out indefinitely
12/16/16 F Chris Andersen ACL out for season
Sacramento Kings Injuries
No key injuries to report
Josh's Pick: Take Sacramento
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