Friday, January 6, 2017
Sleep Train Arena
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The Los Angeles Clippers travel to Sleep Train Arena to play the Sacramento Kings on Friday, January 6, 2017. The Clippers come into this game with an overall record of 24-14. They are 2nd in the Pacific Division. They currently have a point differential of 5.2 as they are averaging 108.2 points per game while giving up 103.0 per contest. The Kings have an overall record of 15-20. They currently are 3rd in the Pacific Division. They are averaging 102.3 points per game and surrendering 104.6, good for a point differential of -2.3.
Chris Paul comes into this contest averaging 17.7 points per game while playing 31.5 minutes per night so far this season for the Clippers. He pulls down 5.3 rebounds per game and dishes out 9.5 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 46% while his free throw percentage is currently at 88%. DeAndre Jordan averages 11.8 points per game in 31.7 minutes per contest this season. He averages 0.9 assists per contest and 13.5 rebounds per game for Los Angeles. His field goal percentage is 67% for the year while his free throw percentage is 52%.
Darren Collison averages 12.3 points per game while playing 29.5 minutes per contest this year for the Kings. He grabs 2 rebounds per game and has 4.4 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 45% and his free throw percentage currently is at 84%. DeMarcus Cousins averages 28.6 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 34.7 minutes per contest. He also averages 9.9 rebounds per contest and 3.8 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 45% and his free throw percentage is 78%.
Los Angeles averages 108.2 points per contest this season which ranks them 6th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is 5.2 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a team which has them ranked 8th. Behind the arc they shoot 38% which is good for 6th in the league. They average 52.7 rebounds per game and 22 assists per game which ranks them 13th and 16th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 9th with 13.4 per game. The Clippers allow 103 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 9th in the league. They also allow a 45% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc ranking them 6th and 9th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 51.4 rebounds a game which ranks 13th and they give up 21.8 assists per contest which puts them in 10th place in the league. They force 13.9 turnovers per game which ranks them 19th in the league.
Sacramento averages 102.3 points per game this year which ranks them 21st in the league. Their average scoring margin is -2.3 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 35% which is good for 16th in the NBA. They average 49.5 rebounds per game and 21.7 assists per contest which ranks them 28th and 17th respectively. In the turnover department the Kings rank 17th with 13.9 per game. The Kings allow 104.6 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 27th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 50.7 rebounds a game which ranks 7th and they give up 22.9 assists per contest which puts them in 21st place in the league. The Kings force 15 turnovers per game which ranks them 8th in the NBA.
The Clippers have an offensive rating of 111.7 and a defensive rating of 106.3. 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 32% of their shots. Los Angeles turns the ball over an average of 12.3 times per 100 possessions and they force 12.7 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 50%.
The Kings rating on offense is 107.4 and they have a defensive rating of 109.8. 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 12.9 out of every 100 possessions and their opponents average 14.1 turnovers per 100 possessions. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the year is 53%.
Los Angeles Clippers Betting Trends
The Los Angeles Clippers are 18-20-0 against the spread
The Los Angeles Clippers are 23-15-0 against the over/under
Sacramento Kings Betting Trends
The Sacramento Kings are 18-17-0 against the spread
The Sacramento Kings are 16-19-0 against the over/under
Los Angeles Clippers Injuries
12/19/16 F Blake Griffin Knee expected to miss 3-6 weeks
12/19/16 F Brice Johnson Back out indefinitely
01/05/17 PG Chris Paul Hamstring "?" Friday vs. Sacramento
Sacramento Kings Injuries
01/05/17 F Rudy Gay Hip doubtful Friday vs. LA Clippers
Josh's Pick: Take Sacramento
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