Sunday, January 8, 2017
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The Philadelphia 76ers travel to Barclays Center to play the Brooklyn Nets on Sunday, January 8, 2017. The 76ers come into this game with an overall record of 9-25. They are 4th in the Atlantic Division. They currently have a point differential of -7.1 as they are averaging 99.1 points per game while giving up 106.2 per contest. The Nets have an overall record of 8-27. They currently are 5th in the Atlantic Division. They are averaging 105.7 points per game and surrendering 114.3, good for a point differential of -8.6.
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Ersan Ilyasova comes into this contest averaging 14.2 points per game while playing 27.4 minutes per night so far this season for the 76ers. He pulls down 6.3 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.5 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 46% while his free throw percentage is currently at 82%. Joel Embiid averages 19.3 points per game in 25.1 minutes per contest this season. He averages 2 assists per contest and 7.4 rebounds per game for Philadelphia. His field goal percentage is 46% for the year while his free throw percentage is 78%.
Sean Kilpatrick averages 14.9 points per game while playing 27.4 minutes per contest this year for the Nets. He grabs 4.3 rebounds per game and has 2.6 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 42% and his free throw percentage currently is at 83%. Brook Lopez averages 19.9 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 29.1 minutes per contest. He also averages 5.2 rebounds per contest and 2.6 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 47% and his free throw percentage is 84%.
Philadelphia averages 99.1 points per contest this season which ranks them 26th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is -7.1 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team which has them ranked 28th. Behind the arc they shoot 35% which is good for 17th in the league. They average 51.9 rebounds per game and 22.6 assists per game which ranks them 18th and 11th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 29th with 16.8 per game. The 76ers allow 106.2 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 23rd in the league. They also allow a 45% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the arc ranking them 16th and 21st in those defensive categories. Opponents average 54.1 rebounds a game which ranks 26th and they give up 22.4 assists per contest which puts them in 16th place in the league. They force 14.2 turnovers per game which ranks them 14th in the league.
Brooklyn averages 105.7 points per game this year which ranks them 12th in the league. Their average scoring margin is -8.6 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team which has them sitting in the 23rd spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 34% which is good for 27th in the NBA. They average 51.9 rebounds per game and 20.8 assists per contest which ranks them 17th and 24th respectively. In the turnover department the Nets rank 30th with 17.2 per game. The Nets allow 114.3 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 30th in the league. They also allow a 46% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the arc ranking them 24th and 20th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 56.1 rebounds a game which ranks 29th and they give up 23.7 assists per contest which puts them in 25th place in the league. The Nets force 13.7 turnovers per game which ranks them 18th in the NBA.
The 76ers have an offensive rating of 101.1 and a defensive rating of 108.3. In terms of pace they average 96.8 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 35% of their shots. Philadelphia turns the ball over an average of 15.3 times per 100 possessions and they force 12.7 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 51%.
The Nets rating on offense is 103.3 and they have a defensive rating of 111.7. They get 101.7 possessions per 48 minutes and they have an effective field goal percentage of 51%. As a unit they have a true shooting percentage of 55% and they attempt 3 pointers on 38% of their shot attempts. Brooklyn turns the ball over on 15.1 out of every 100 possessions and their opponents average 11.8 turnovers per 100 possessions. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the year is 52%.
Philadelphia 76ers Betting Trends
The Philadelphia 76ers are 18-16-0 against the spread
The Philadelphia 76ers are 16-18-0 against the over/under
Brooklyn Nets Betting Trends
The Brooklyn Nets are 18-15-2 against the spread
The Brooklyn Nets are 21-14-0 against the over/under
Philadelphia 76ers Injuries
12/15/16 PG Jerryd Bayless Wrist out for season
10/22/16 F Ben Simmons Knee out indefinitely
01/07/17 F Richaun Holmes Concussion "?" Sunday vs. Brooklyn
01/07/17 PG Sergio Rodriguez Ankle "?" Sunday vs. Brooklyn
Brooklyn Nets Injuries
12/28/16 PG Jeremy Lin Hamstring out indefinitely
Josh's Pick: Take Brooklyn
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