Saturday, January 14, 2017
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The Los Angeles Lakers travel to Staples Center to play the Los Angeles Clippers on Saturday, January 14, 2017. The Lakers come into this game with an overall record of 15-28. They are 4th in the Pacific Division. They currently have a point differential of -5.6 as they are averaging 104.7 points per game while giving up 110.3 per contest. The Clippers have an overall record of 27-14. They currently are 2nd in the Pacific Division. They are averaging 107.8 points per game and surrendering 102.3, good for a point differential of 5.5.
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Julius Randle comes into this contest averaging 13.9 points per game while playing 29.6 minutes per night so far this season for the Lakers. He pulls down 8.6 rebounds per game and dishes out 3.8 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 50% while his free throw percentage is currently at 72%. Jordan Clarkson averages 13.7 points per game in 27.2 minutes per contest this season. He averages 2.1 assists per contest and 2.8 rebounds per game for Los Angeles. His field goal percentage is 45% for the year while his free throw percentage is 76%.
Chris Paul averages 17.7 points per game while playing 31.4 minutes per contest this year for the Clippers. He grabs 5.4 rebounds per game and has 9.7 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 47% and his free throw percentage currently is at 87%. DeAndre Jordan averages 11.8 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 31.9 minutes per contest. He also averages 13.7 rebounds per contest and 0.9 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 67% and his free throw percentage is 52%.
The Lakers average 104.7 points per contest this season which ranks them 18th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is -5.6 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team which has them ranked 19th. Behind the arc they shoot 35% which is good for 17th in the league. They average 51.9 rebounds per game and 20.7 assists per game which ranks them 19th and 25th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 23rd with 15.1 per game. The Lakers allow 110.3 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 26th in the league. They also allow a 48% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the arc ranking them 30th and 22nd in those defensive categories. Opponents average 52.3 rebounds a game which ranks 19th and they give up 25.2 assists per contest which puts them in 30th place in the league. They force 14.2 turnovers per game which ranks them 15th in the league.
The Clippers average 107.8 points per game this year which ranks them 7th in the league. Their average scoring margin is 5.5 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a team which has them sitting in the 7th spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 38% which is good for 5th in the NBA. They average 52.9 rebounds per game and 22.3 assists per contest which ranks them 12th and 15th respectively. In the turnover department the Clippers rank 11th with 13.3 per game. The Clippers allow 102.3 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 7th in the league. They also allow a 44% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the arc ranking them 5th and 3rd in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 51.6 rebounds a game which ranks 15th and they give up 21.6 assists per contest which puts them in 8th place in the league. The Clippers force 13.7 turnovers per game which ranks them 18th in the NBA.
The Lakers have an offensive rating of 106.8 and a defensive rating of 112.6. In terms of pace they average 98 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 30% of their shots. Los Angeles turns the ball over an average of 13.5 times per 100 possessions and they force 12.8 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 54%.
The Clippers rating on offense is 111.3 and they have a defensive rating of 105.6. They get 96.4 possessions per 48 minutes and they have an effective field goal percentage of 53%. As a unit they have a true shooting percentage of 57% and they attempt 3 pointers on 33% of their shot attempts. Los Angeles turns the ball over on 12.3 out of every 100 possessions and their opponents average 12.5 turnovers per 100 possessions. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the year is 49%.
Los Angeles Lakers Betting Trends
The Los Angeles Lakers are 19-23-1 against the spread
The Los Angeles Lakers are 25-17-1 against the over/under
Los Angeles Clippers Betting Trends
The Los Angeles Clippers are 20-21-0 against the spread
The Los Angeles Clippers are 23-18-0 against the over/under
Los Angeles Lakers Injuries
12/20/16 F Larry Nance Jr. Knee expected to miss 4 weeks
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
Tony's Pick: Take Los Angeles
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