Monday, February 6, 2017
Air Canada Centre
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The Los Angeles Clippers head to Air Canada Centre to take on the Toronto Raptors on Monday, February 6, 2017. The opening line for this game has Toronto as 4 point favorites.
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The Clippers come into this game with an overall record of 31-19. They are 2nd in the Pacific Division. They currently have a point differential of 3.7 as they are averaging 108.4 points per game while giving up 104.7 per contest. The Raptors have an overall record of 30-21. They currently are 2nd in the Atlantic Division. They are averaging 109.2 points per game and surrendering 104.7, good for a point differential of 4.5.
Blake Griffin comes into this game averaging 21.4 points per contest while playing 33 minutes per night so far this year for the Clippers. He pulls down 8.7 rebounds per contest and dishes out 4.6 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 49% while his free throw percentage is currently at 75%. DeAndre Jordan averages 12.2 points per game in 31.5 minutes per contest this season. He averages 1.2 assists per contest and 13.6 rebounds per game for Los Angeles. His field goal percentage is 70% for the year while his free throw percentage is 51%.
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DeMar DeRozan averages 27.8 points per game while playing 35.4 minutes per contest this year for the Raptors. He grabs 5.4 rebounds per game and has 3.9 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 47% and his free throw percentage currently is at 85%. Kyle Lowry averages 23.2 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 37.6 minutes per contest. He also averages 4.7 rebounds per contest and 6.9 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 47% and his free throw percentage is 82%.
Los Angeles averages 108.4 points per contest this season which ranks them 6th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is 3.7 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a team which has them ranked 5th. Behind the arc they shoot 38% which is good for 4th in the league. They average 52.2 rebounds per game and 22.5 assists per game which ranks them 14th and 13th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 10th with 13.2 per game. The Clippers allow 104.7 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 10th in the league. They also allow a 45% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc ranking them 10th and 9th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 51.5 rebounds a game which ranks 12th and they give up 22.7 assists per contest which puts them in 17th place in the league. They force 13.3 turnovers per game which ranks them 21st in the league.
Toronto averages 109.2 points per game this year which ranks them 5th in the league. Their average scoring margin is 4.5 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team which has them sitting in the 8th spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 37% which is good for 5th in the NBA. They average 50.2 rebounds per game and 18.6 assists per contest which ranks them 26th and 29th respectively. In the turnover department the Raptors rank 3rd with 12.2 per game. The Raptors allow 104.7 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 11th in the league. They also allow a 46% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the arc ranking them 16th and 20th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 51.6 rebounds a game which ranks 15th and they give up 22.2 assists per contest which puts them in 8th place in the league. The Raptors force 15.3 turnovers per game which ranks them 5th in the NBA.
The Clippers have an offensive rating of 111.9 and a defensive rating of 108.1. 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 12.2 times per 100 possessions and they force 12.1 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 50%.
The Raptors rating on offense is 113.8 and they have a defensive rating of 109.1. They get 95.4 possessions per 48 minutes and they have an effective field goal percentage of 52%. As a unit they have a true shooting percentage of 56% and they attempt 3 pointers on 29% of their shot attempts. Toronto turns the ball over on 11.2 out of every 100 possessions and their opponents average 14 turnovers per 100 possessions. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the year is 51%.
Los Angeles Clippers Betting Trends
The Los Angeles Clippers are 24-26-0 against the spread
The Los Angeles Clippers are 28-21-1 against the over/under
Toronto Raptors Betting Trends
The Toronto Raptors are 29-21-1 against the spread
The Toronto Raptors are 30-21-0 against the over/under
Los Angeles Clippers Injuries
12/19/16 F Brice Johnson Back out indefinitely
01/18/17 PG Chris Paul Thumb expected to miss 6-8 weeks
Toronto Raptors Injuries
02/05/17 G DeMar DeRozan Ankle is downgraded to doubtful Sunday vs. Brooklyn
02/05/17 PG Kyle Lowry Illness is upgraded to probable Sunday vs. Brooklyn
02/05/17 F Patrick Patterson Knee is downgraded to doubtful Sunday vs. Brooklyn
Guy's Pick: Take Toronto -4
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