Los Angeles Clippers at Philadelphia 76ers Free NBA Picks & Odds 1-24-2017
by Guy Bruhn - 1/23/2017
Tuesday, January 24, 2017
Wells Fargo Center
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The Los Angeles Clippers head to Wells Fargo Center to take on the Philadelphia 76ers on Tuesday, January 24, 2017. The opening line for this game has Los Angeles as 3.5 point favorites.
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The Clippers come into this game with an overall record of 29-16. They are 2nd in the Pacific Division. They currently have a point differential of 5.3 as they are averaging 107.8 points per game while giving up 102.6 per contest. The 76ers have an overall record of 15-27. They currently are 4th in the Atlantic Division. They are averaging 99.0 points per game and surrendering 104.7, good for a point differential of -5.7.
DeAndre Jordan comes into this game averaging 12.7 points per contest while playing 32 minutes per night so far this year for the Clippers. He pulls down 13.9 rebounds per contest and dishes out 1.1 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 69% while his free throw percentage is currently at 52%. J.J. Redick averages 15.5 points per game in 27.8 minutes per contest this season. He averages 1.3 assists per contest and 2.1 rebounds per game for Los Angeles. His field goal percentage is 45% for the year while his free throw percentage is 86%.
Joel Embiid averages 19.8 points per game while playing 25.3 minutes per contest this year for the 76ers. He grabs 7.8 rebounds per game and has 2.1 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 46% and his free throw percentage currently is at 78%. Ersan Ilyasova averages 14.7 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 27.4 minutes per contest. He also averages 6 rebounds per contest and 1.7 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 46% and his free throw percentage is 78%.
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Los Angeles averages 107.8 points per contest this season which ranks them 6th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is 5.3 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a team which has them ranked 5th. Behind the arc they shoot 37% which is good for 5th in the league. They average 52.6 rebounds per game and 22.6 assists per game which ranks them 14th and 13th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 10th with 13.1 per game. The Clippers allow 102.6 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 9th in the league. They also allow a 44% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc ranking them 5th and 4th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 51.6 rebounds a game which ranks 13th and they give up 21.8 assists per contest which puts them in 8th place in the league. They force 13.7 turnovers per game which ranks them 19th in the league.
Philadelphia averages 99 points per game this year which ranks them 28th in the league. Their average scoring margin is -5.7 and their shooting percentage is 43% as a team which has them sitting in the 29th spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 35% which is good for 19th in the NBA. They average 52.9 rebounds per game and 22.8 assists per contest which ranks them 12th and 11th respectively. In the turnover department the 76ers rank 30th with 17.1 per game. The 76ers allow 104.7 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 14th in the league. They also allow a 45% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc ranking them 11th and 11th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 53.7 rebounds a game which ranks 25th and they give up 21.7 assists per contest which puts them in 7th place in the league. The 76ers force 14.3 turnovers per game which ranks them 12th in the NBA.
The Clippers have an offensive rating of 111.5 and a defensive rating of 106.1. In terms of pace they average 96.2 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 32% of their shots. Los Angeles turns the ball over an average of 12.1 times per 100 possessions and they force 12.5 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 49%.
The 76ers rating on offense is 100.9 and they have a defensive rating of 106.8. They get 97.1 possessions per 48 minutes and they have an effective field goal percentage of 50%. As a unit they have a true shooting percentage of 53% and they attempt 3 pointers on 36% of their shot attempts. Philadelphia turns the ball over on 15.5 out of every 100 possessions and their opponents average 12.8 turnovers per 100 possessions. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the year is 50%.
Los Angeles Clippers Betting Trends
The Los Angeles Clippers are 22-23-0 against the spread
The Los Angeles Clippers are 23-21-1 against the over/under
Philadelphia 76ers Betting Trends
The Philadelphia 76ers are 24-18-0 against the spread
The Philadelphia 76ers are 18-24-0 against the over/under
Los Angeles Clippers Injuries
12/19/16 F Brice Johnson Back out indefinitely
01/22/17 F Blake Griffin Knee is downgraded to doubtful Monday vs. Atlanta
01/18/17 PG Chris Paul Thumb expected to miss 6-8 weeks
Philadelphia 76ers Injuries
12/15/16 PG Jerryd Bayless Wrist out for season
10/22/16 F Ben Simmons Knee out indefinitely
01/23/17 C Joel Embiid Knee "?" Tuesday vs. LA Clippers
Guy's Pick: Take Los Angeles -8.5
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