Monday, January 23, 2017
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The San Antonio Spurs head to Barclays Center to take on the Brooklyn Nets on Monday, January 23, 2017. The opening line for this game has San Antonio as 12.5 point favorites.
The Spurs come into this game with an overall record of 34-9. They are 1st in the Southwest Division. They currently have a point differential of 8.7 as they are averaging 107.6 points per game while giving up 98.9 per contest. The Nets have an overall record of 9-34. They currently are 5th in the Atlantic Division. They are averaging 106.2 points per game and surrendering 114.9, good for a point differential of -8.7.
Kawhi Leonard comes into this game averaging 25.5 points per contest while playing 33.6 minutes per night so far this year for the Spurs. He pulls down 5.7 rebounds per contest and dishes out 3.2 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 49% while his free throw percentage is currently at 91%. Lamarcus Aldridge averages 17.6 points per game in 32.5 minutes per contest this season. He averages 2.3 assists per contest and 7 rebounds per game for San Antonio. His field goal percentage is 51% for the year while his free throw percentage is 82%.
Brook Lopez averages 20.5 points per game while playing 29.3 minutes per contest this year for the Nets. He grabs 5.2 rebounds per game and has 2.7 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 47% and his free throw percentage currently is at 85%. Sean Kilpatrick averages 14.2 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 27 minutes per contest. He also averages 4.2 rebounds per contest and 2.5 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 41% and his free throw percentage is 84%.
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San Antonio averages 107.6 points per contest this season which ranks them 7th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is 8.7 and their shooting percentage is 48% as a team which has them ranked 2nd. Behind the arc they shoot 41% which is good for 1st in the league. They average 49.9 rebounds per game and 24.5 assists per game which ranks them 25th and 5th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 7th with 13 per game. The Spurs allow 98.9 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 2nd in the league. They also allow a 45% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the arc ranking them 7th and 3rd in those defensive categories. Opponents average 47.7 rebounds a game which ranks 1st and they give up 21.6 assists per contest which puts them in 6th place in the league. They force 14.3 turnovers per game which ranks them 11th in the league.
Brooklyn averages 106.2 points per game this year which ranks them 11th in the league. Their average scoring margin is -8.7 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team which has them sitting in the 22nd spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 34% which is good for 26th in the NBA. They average 51.7 rebounds per game and 21.5 assists per contest which ranks them 19th and 21st respectively. In the turnover department the Nets rank 29th with 17 per game. The Nets allow 114.9 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 30th in the league. They also allow a 46% shooting percentage and a 37% average from behind the arc ranking them 24th and 23rd in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 56.3 rebounds a game which ranks 29th and they give up 23.4 assists per contest which puts them in 23rd place in the league. The Nets force 13.4 turnovers per game which ranks them 21st in the NBA.
The Spurs have an offensive rating of 113.8 and a defensive rating of 104.6. In terms of pace they average 94 possessions per 48 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 54%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 58% and they shoot 3 pointers on 27% of their shots. San Antonio turns the ball over an average of 12.3 times per 100 possessions and they force 13.5 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 50%.
The Nets rating on offense is 103.7 and they have a defensive rating of 112.2. They get 101.9 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 39% of their shot attempts. Brooklyn turns the ball over on 14.9 out of every 100 possessions and their opponents average 11.5 turnovers per 100 possessions. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the year is 52%.
San Antonio Spurs Betting Trends
The San Antonio Spurs are 26-17-0 against the spread
The San Antonio Spurs are 26-16-1 against the over/under
Brooklyn Nets Betting Trends
The Brooklyn Nets are 20-21-2 against the spread
The Brooklyn Nets are 25-18-0 against the over/under
San Antonio Spurs Injuries
01/22/17 PG Tony Parker Ankle expected to miss Monday vs. Brooklyn & Tuesday vs. Toronto
01/19/17 C Pau Gasol Hand out indefinitely
Brooklyn Nets Injuries
12/28/16 PG Jeremy Lin Hamstring out indefinitely
01/22/17 G Joe Harris Ankle "?" Monday vs. San Antonio
Guy's Pick: Take San Antonio -12.5
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