Wednesday, January 11, 2017
Wells Fargo Center
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The New York Knicks travel to Wells Fargo Center to play the Philadelphia 76ers on Wednesday, January 11, 2017. The Knicks come into this game with an overall record of 17-21. They are 3rd in the Atlantic Division. They currently have a point differential of -3.4 as they are averaging 105.5 points per game while giving up 108.9 per contest. The 76ers have an overall record of 10-25. They currently are 4th in the Atlantic Division. They are averaging 99.2 points per game and surrendering 105.9, good for a point differential of -6.6.
Kristaps Porzingis comes into this contest averaging 19.8 points per game while playing 34.3 minutes per night so far this season for the Knicks. He pulls down 7.6 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.3 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 45% while his free throw percentage is currently at 79%. Carmelo Anthony averages 21.9 points per game in 33.3 minutes per contest this season. He averages 3.1 assists per contest and 6.1 rebounds per game for New York. His field goal percentage is 42% for the year while his free throw percentage is 85%.
Ersan Ilyasova averages 14.2 points per game while playing 27.3 minutes per contest this year for the 76ers. He grabs 6.3 rebounds per game and has 1.5 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 46% and his free throw percentage currently is at 80%. Joel Embiid averages 19.4 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 25 minutes per contest. He also averages 7.3 rebounds per contest and 2 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 47% and his free throw percentage is 78%.
New York averages 105.5 points per contest this season which ranks them 13th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is -3.4 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team which has them ranked 21st. Behind the arc they shoot 37% which is good for 10th in the league. They average 54.2 rebounds per game and 21.7 assists per game which ranks them 5th and 19th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 19th with 14.3 per game. The Knicks allow 108.9 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 25th in the league. They also allow a 45% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the arc ranking them 16th and 23rd in those defensive categories. Opponents average 53.6 rebounds a game which ranks 23rd and they give up 22.4 assists per contest which puts them in 16th place in the league. They force 13.3 turnovers per game which ranks them 22nd in the league.
Philadelphia averages 99.2 points per game this year which ranks them 26th in the league. Their average scoring margin is -6.6 and their shooting percentage is 43% as a team which has them sitting in the 28th spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 35% which is good for 19th in the NBA. They average 52.1 rebounds per game and 22.5 assists per contest which ranks them 17th and 12th respectively. In the turnover department the 76ers rank 29th with 16.7 per game. The 76ers allow 105.9 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 21st in the league. They also allow a 45% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the arc ranking them 14th and 24th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 53.9 rebounds a game which ranks 25th and they give up 22.3 assists per contest which puts them in 15th place in the league. The 76ers force 14.4 turnovers per game which ranks them 11th in the NBA.
The Knicks have an offensive rating of 107.6 and a defensive rating of 111.1. In terms of pace they average 97.2 possessions per 48 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 50%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 53% and they shoot 3 pointers on 28% of their shots. New York turns the ball over an average of 12.6 times per 100 possessions and they force 11.9 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 51%.
The 76ers rating on offense is 101 and they have a defensive rating of 107.7. 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 35% of their shot attempts. Philadelphia turns the ball over on 15.2 out of every 100 possessions and their opponents average 13 turnovers per 100 possessions. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the year is 51%.
New York Knicks Betting Trends
The New York Knicks are 22-16-0 against the spread
The New York Knicks are 20-18-0 against the over/under
Philadelphia 76ers Betting Trends
The Philadelphia 76ers are 19-16-0 against the spread
The Philadelphia 76ers are 16-19-0 against the over/under
New York Knicks Injuries
01/10/17 PG Derrick Rose Personal missed last game, "?" Wednesday vs. Philadelphia
Philadelphia 76ers Injuries
12/15/16 PG Jerryd Bayless Wrist out for season10/22/16 F Ben Simmons Knee out indefinitely
Tony's Pick: Take Philadelphia
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