Philadelphia 76ers at Los Angeles Clippers NBA Picks & Predictions 11/13/2017
Monday, November 13, 2017
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The Philadelphia 76ers head to Staples Center to take on the Los Angeles Clippers on Monday, November 13, 2017. The opening line for this game has Los Angeles as 3.5 point favorites.
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The 76ers head into this matchup with a mark of 6-6. They are 4th in the Atlantic Division. They currently have a point differential of -0.5 as they are averaging 102.8 points per contest while giving up 103.3 per game. The Clippers have an overall record of 5-7. They currently are 2nd in the Pacific Division. They are averaging 107.4 points per game and surrendering 105.8, good for a point differential of 1.6.
Valuable Philadelphia 76ers Betting Trends
The Philadelphia 76ers are 8-4-0 against the spread
The Philadelphia 76ers are 8-4-0 against the over/under
Important Los Angeles Clippers Betting Trends
The Los Angeles Clippers are 5-7-0 against the spread
The Los Angeles Clippers are 5-6-1 against the over/under
Key Philadelphia 76ers Injuries
11/08/17 PG Jerryd Bayless Wrist is out indefinitely
10/25/17 PG Markelle Fultz Shoulder is out indefinitely
Key Los Angeles Clippers Injuries
11/11/17 PG Patrick Beverley Knee is "?" Monday vs. Philadelphia
11/09/17 F Danilo Gallinari Hip is out indefinitely
10/22/17 PG Milos Teodosic Ankle is out indefinitely
Ben Simmons comes into this game averaging 16.9 points per contest while playing 32.8 minutes per night so far this year. He grabs 8.9 rebounds per contest and distributes 7.5 assists per game. His FG percentage is 49% while his free throw percentage is 62%. Joel Embiid averages 18.8 points per contest in 26.4 minutes per game this year. He averages 3.2 assists per game and 9.9 rebounds per contest for Philadelphia. His field goal percentage is 49% for the season while his free throw percentage is 78%.
DeAndre Jordan has scored 10 points per contest while playing 32.1 minutes per game this season for the Clippers. He hauls in 14.1 rebounds per contest and has 0.9 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 61% and his free throw percentage is at 60%. Blake Griffin averages 22.6 points per game this year and he's on the court an average of 35.1 minutes per game. He also brings in 7.9 rebounds per game and 4.7 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 44% and his free throw percentage is 78%.
Useful Team Statistics
Philadelphia averages 102.8 points per contest this year, which is 17th in the league. Their average scoring margin is -0.42 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a unit, which has them ranked 15th. From 3-point territory they shoot 40%, which is good for 3rd in the NBA. They average 45.8 boards per contest and 24.8 assists per game, which ranks them 6th and 3rd in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 2nd with 16.8 per game. The 76ers allow 103.3 points per contest which is 19th in the NBA. They also surrender a 43% shooting percentage and a 32% average from 3-point range, ranking them 3rd and 3rd in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 41.5 rebounds a game which ranks 10th, and they allow 19.6 assists per game which puts them in 5th place in the league. They force 13.3 turnovers per game which ranks them 5th in the NBA.
Useful Team Statistics
Los Angeles is 7th in the NBA with 107.4 points per contest this season. They are 17th in the league in shooting at 45%, while their average scoring margin is 1.67. They shoot 36% from beyond the arc, which is good for 14th in the league. They are 5th in the NBA in rebounding with 45.8 boards per contest and 26th in assists per game with 19.3. The Clippers are 25th in turnovers per contest with 14. The Clippers give up 105.8 points per game, which ranks them 23rd in the league. Their defense is surrendering a 46% shooting percentage and a 38% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 16th and 22nd in those defensive statistics. They rank 24th with 23.2 dimes allowed per game and 15th with 42.7 boards surrendered per contest. The Clippers are 4th in the league in forcing turnovers with 13.3 per contest this year.
The 76ers are 19th in the league in defensive rating with 106.3, and their offensive rating of 105.9 is ranked 16th. They are 11th in the NBA in pace with 97.1 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 53% is 9th. As a unit they are 13th in the league in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 36% of their shot attempts, ranking 11th in the NBA. Philadelphia is 3rd in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.4 times per 100 possessions while forcing 12.2 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 49%, which is 26th in the NBA.
Los Angeles is 28th in the NBA in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 12.6 times per 100 possessions while forcing 12.4 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 52%, which is 15th in the league. The Clippers are 4th in the NBA in offensive rating with 112.4, and their defensive rating of 110.6 is ranked 6th. In terms of pace they are 17th in the league with 95.6 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 51% is 16th. As a team they are 12th in the NBA in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 34% of their shots, ranking 16th in the league.
Who will win tonight's 76ers/Clippers NBA game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Los Angeles -3.5
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