Tuesday, January 10, 2017
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The Portland Blazers travel to Staples Center to play the Los Angeles Lakers on Tuesday, January 10, 2017. The Blazers come into this game with an overall record of 16-23. They are 3rd in the Northwest Division. They currently have a point differential of -3.3 as they are averaging 108.2 points per game while giving up 111.5 per contest. The Lakers have an overall record of 15-26. They currently are 4th in the Pacific Division. They are averaging 105.4 points per game and surrendering 109.8, good for a point differential of -4.4.
C.J. McCollum comes into this contest averaging 23.6 points per game while playing 34.8 minutes per night so far this season for the Blazers. He pulls down 3.7 rebounds per game and dishes out 3.8 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 48% while his free throw percentage is currently at 91%. Damian Lillard averages 26.6 points per game in 36 minutes per contest this season. He averages 6.2 assists per contest and 4.6 rebounds per game for Portland. His field goal percentage is 45% for the year while his free throw percentage is 89%.
Julius Randle averages 13.9 points per game while playing 29.5 minutes per contest this year for the Lakers. He grabs 8.7 rebounds per game and has 3.8 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 50% and his free throw percentage currently is at 72%. Jordan Clarkson averages 13.8 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 27.4 minutes per contest. He also averages 2.9 rebounds per contest and 2.1 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 45% and his free throw percentage is 77%.
Portland averages 108.2 points per contest this season which ranks them 5th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is -3.3 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team which has them ranked 9th. Behind the arc they shoot 37% which is good for 12th in the league. They average 50 rebounds per game and 22.2 assists per game which ranks them 23rd and 15th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 17th with 13.9 per game. The Blazers allow 111.5 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 28th in the league. They also allow a 46% shooting percentage and a 38% average from behind the arc ranking them 22nd and 26th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 54 rebounds a game which ranks 27th and they give up 21.1 assists per contest which puts them in 6th place in the league. They force 13.1 turnovers per game which ranks them 23rd in the league.
Los Angeles averages 105.3 points per game this year which ranks them 16th in the league. Their average scoring margin is -4.4 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team which has them sitting in the 19th spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 35% which is good for 15th in the NBA. They average 52.3 rebounds per game and 20.7 assists per contest which ranks them 16th and 25th respectively. In the turnover department the Lakers rank 24th with 15.4 per game. The Lakers allow 109.8 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 statistics. Opponents average 52.1 rebounds a game which ranks 17th and they give up 25 assists per contest which puts them in 30th place in the league. The Lakers force 14.3 turnovers per game which ranks them 15th in the NBA.
The Blazers have an offensive rating of 109.7 and a defensive rating of 113. In terms of pace they average 97.4 possessions per 48 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 52%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 56% and they shoot 3 pointers on 34% of their shots. Portland turns the ball over an average of 12.6 times per 100 possessions and they force 11.7 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 52%.
The Lakers rating on offense is 107.3 and they have a defensive rating of 111.8. They get 98.1 possessions per 48 minutes and they have an effective field goal percentage of 50%. As a unit they have a true shooting percentage of 54% and they attempt 3 pointers on 30% of their shot attempts. Los Angeles turns the ball over on 13.7 out of every 100 possessions and their opponents average 12.9 turnovers per 100 possessions. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the year is 53%.
Portland Blazers Betting Trends
The Portland Blazers are 16-23-0 against the spread
The Portland Blazers are 24-15-0 against the over/under
Los Angeles Lakers Betting Trends
The Los Angeles Lakers are 19-21-1 against the spread
The Los Angeles Lakers are 24-16-1 against the over/under
Portland Blazers Injuries
10/25/16 C Festus Ezeli Knee out indefinitely
Los Angeles Lakers Injuries
12/20/16 F Larry Nance Jr. Knee expected to miss 4 weeks
Tony's Pick: Take Los Angeles
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