Wednesday, April 12, 2017
Madison Square Garden
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The Philadelphia 76ers head to Madison Square Garden to take on the New York Knicks on Wednesday, April 12, 2017. The opening line for this game has Philadelphia as 3 point favorites.
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The 76ers come into this game with an overall record of 28-53. They are 4th in the Atlantic Division. They currently have a point differential of -5.8 as they are averaging 102.3 points per game while giving up 108.1 per contest. The Knicks have an overall record of 30-51. They currently are 3rd in the Atlantic Division. They are averaging 104.2 points per game and surrendering 108.0, good for a point differential of -3.8.
Valuable Philadelphia 76ers Betting Trends
The Philadelphia 76ers are 48-33-0 against the spread
The Philadelphia 76ers are 41-39-1 against the over/under
Important New York Knicks Betting Trends
The New York Knicks are 42-39-0 against the spread
The New York Knicks are 38-43-0 against the over/under
Key Philadelphia 76ers Injuries
12/15/16 PG Jerryd Bayless Wrist out for season
04/08/17 PG Sergio Rodriguez Hamstring out for season
03/31/17 C Jahlil Okafor Knee out for season
03/31/17 F Robert Covington Knee out for season
03/01/17 C Joel Embiid Knee out for season
02/24/17 F Ben Simmons Knee out for season
Key New York Knicks Injuries
04/11/17 F Carmelo Anthony Knee "?" Wednesday vs. Philadelphia
04/11/17 F Kristaps Porzingis Back "?" Wednesday vs. Philadelphia
04/09/17 F Lance Thomas Hip "?" Wednesday vs. Philadelphia
04/02/17 PG Derrick Rose Knee out for season
03/20/17 C Joakim Noah Knee out for season
Dario Saric comes into this game averaging 12.8 points per contest while playing 26.3 minutes per night so far this year for the 76ers. He pulls down 6.3 rebounds per contest and dishes out 2.2 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 41% while his free throw percentage is currently at 78%. Gerald Henderson averages 9.3 points per game in 23.1 minutes per contest this season. He averages 1.5 assists per contest and 2.6 rebounds per game for Philadelphia. His field goal percentage is 42% for the year while his free throw percentage is 81%.
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Carmelo Anthony averages 22.5 points per game while playing 34.5 minutes per contest this year for the Knicks. He grabs 5.9 rebounds per game and has 2.9 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 43% and his free throw percentage currently is at 83%. Kristaps Porzingis averages 18.1 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 32.8 minutes per contest. He also averages 7.2 rebounds per contest and 1.5 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 45% and his free throw percentage is 79%.
Useful Team Statistics
Philadelphia averages 102.3 points per contest this season which ranks them 25th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is -5.75 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team which has them ranked 27th. Behind the arc they shoot 34% which is good for 25th in the league. They average 42.9 rebounds per game and 23.8 assists per game which ranks them 23rd and 8th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 1st with 16.7 per game. The 76ers allow 108.1 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 24th in the league. They also allow a 46% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the arc ranking them 21st and 13th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 45 rebounds a game which ranks 27th and they give up 22.7 assists per contest which puts them in 14th place in the league. They force 15.1 turnovers per game which ranks them 27th in the league.
Useful Team Statistics
New York averages 104.2 points per game this year which ranks them 19th in the league. Their average scoring margin is -3.73 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team which has them sitting in the 23rd spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 35% which is good for 21st in the NBA. They average 45.2 rebounds per game and 21.8 assists per contest which ranks them 5th and 19th respectively. In the turnover department the Knicks rank 15th with 13.8 per game. The Knicks allow 108 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 23rd in the league. They also allow a 46% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc ranking them 12th and 8th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 44.8 rebounds a game which ranks 26th and they give up 21.8 assists per contest which puts them in 8th place in the league. The Knicks force 12.9 turnovers per game which ranks them 5th in the NBA.
The 76ers have an offensive rating of 103 and a defensive rating of 108.8. In terms of pace they average 98.6 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 35% of their shots. Philadelphia turns the ball over an average of 15 times per 100 possessions and they force 13.4 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 51%.
The Knicks rating on offense is 107.6 and they have a defensive rating of 111.4. They get 96 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 28% of their shot attempts. New York turns the ball over on 12.4 out of every 100 possessions and their opponents average 11.7 turnovers per 100 possessions. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the year is 51%.
Who will win tonight's 76ers/Knicks NBA game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Philadelphia -3
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