Sunday, February 26, 2017
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The San Antonio Spurs travel to Staples Center to play the Los Angeles Lakers on Sunday, February 26, 2017. The opening line for this matchup has San Antonio as 10 point favorites.
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The Spurs come into this game with an overall record of 44-13. They are 1st in the Southwest Division. They currently have a point differential of 8.4 as they are averaging 106.7 points per game while giving up 98.3 per contest. The Lakers have an overall record of 19-40. They currently are 4th in the Pacific Division. They are averaging 104.3 points per game and surrendering 110.7, good for a point differential of -6.5.
Lamarcus Aldridge comes into this contest averaging 17.5 points per game while playing 32.4 minutes per night so far this season for the Spurs. He pulls down 7.4 rebounds per game and dishes out 2.1 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 48% while his free throw percentage is currently at 82%. Kawhi Leonard averages 25.8 points per game in 33.5 minutes per contest this season. He averages 3.4 assists per contest and 5.8 rebounds per game for San Antonio. His field goal percentage is 49% for the year while his free throw percentage is 89%.
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Julius Randle averages 12.9 points per game while playing 28.3 minutes per contest this year for the Lakers. He grabs 8.1 rebounds per game and has 3.5 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 49% and his free throw percentage currently is at 71%. Jordan Clarkson averages 13.7 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%.
San Antonio averages 106.7 points per contest this season which ranks them 11th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is 8.35 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a team which has them ranked 4th. Behind the arc they shoot 40% which is good for 1st in the league. They average 43.9 rebounds per game and 23.8 assists per game which ranks them 15th and 7th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 22nd with 13.3 per game. The Spurs allow 98.3 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 2nd in the league. They also allow a 44% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the arc ranking them 4th and 3rd in those defensive categories. Opponents average 40.9 rebounds a game which ranks 4th and they give up 21.1 assists per contest which puts them in 6th place in the league. They force 14.4 turnovers per game which ranks them 18th in the league.
Los Angeles averages 104.3 points per game this year which ranks them 19th in the league. Their average scoring margin is -6.46 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team which has them sitting in the 24th spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 35% which is good for 20th in the NBA. They average 44 rebounds per game and 20.6 assists per contest which ranks them 12th and 26th respectively. In the turnover department the Lakers rank 7th with 15.2 per game. The Lakers allow 110.7 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 27th in the league. They also allow a 48% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the arc ranking them 29th and 21st in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 44.8 rebounds a game which ranks 22nd and they give up 25.2 assists per contest which puts them in 30th place in the league. The Lakers force 14.1 turnovers per game which ranks them 16th in the NBA.
The Spurs have an offensive rating of 112.4 and a defensive rating of 103.6. In terms of pace they average 94.6 possessions per 48 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 53%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 57% and they shoot 3 pointers on 27% of their shots. San Antonio turns the ball over an average of 12.4 times per 100 possessions and they force 13.5 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 49%.
The Lakers rating on offense is 106 and they have a defensive rating of 112.6. They get 98.4 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 31% of their shot attempts. Los Angeles turns the ball over on 13.5 out of every 100 possessions and their opponents average 12.7 turnovers per 100 possessions. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the year is 54%.
San Antonio Spurs Betting Trends
The San Antonio Spurs are 33-24-0 against the spread
The San Antonio Spurs are 31-25-1 against the over/under
Los Angeles Lakers Betting Trends
The Los Angeles Lakers are 27-31-1 against the spread
The Los Angeles Lakers are 32-26-1 against the over/under
San Antonio Spurs Injuries
No key injuries to report
Los Angeles Lakers Injuries
02/25/17 G Tyler Ennis Acquired "?" Sunday vs. San Antonio
Tony's Pick: Take Los Angeles +10
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