Atlanta Hawks at Los Angeles Lakers NBA Picks & Predictions 11/11/2018
Sunday, November 11, 2018
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The Atlanta Hawks head to Staples Center to take on the Los Angeles Lakers on Sunday, November 11, 2018. The opening line for this game has Los Angeles as 11 point favorites.
The Hawks head into this matchup with a mark of 3-9. They are 4th in the Southeast Division. They have a point differential of -9.7 as they average 109.6 points per contest while giving up 119.3 per game. The Lakers have an overall record of 5-6 this season. They are 4th in the Pacific Division. They average 118.5 points per game and surrender 119.1, good for a point differential of -0.6.
Valuable Atlanta Hawks Betting Trends
The Atlanta Hawks are 4-8-0 against the spread this season
The Atlanta Hawks are 7-5-0 against the over/under this year
Important Los Angeles Lakers Betting Trends
The Los Angeles Lakers are 3-8-0 against the spread this season
The Los Angeles Lakers are 6-5-0 against the over/under this year
Key Atlanta Hawks Injuries
11/09/18 G Justin Anderson Leg is questionable Sunday vs LA Lakers
11/09/18 G Kevin Huerter Personal is questionable Sunday vs LA Lakers
10/23/18 F John Collins Ankle is out indefinitely
Key Los Angeles Lakers Injuries
11/09/18 PG Lonzo Ball Ankle is questionable Saturday vs Sacramento
Trae Young comes into this game averaging 18.4 points per contest while playing 30.3 minutes per night this year. He grabs 3.4 rebounds per contest and distributes 7.8 assists per game. His FG percentage is 42% while his free throw percentage is 81%. Kent Bazemore averages 14.1 points per contest in 28.2 minutes per game. He averages 2.1 assists per game and 4.3 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 46% for the season while his free throw percentage is 72%.
LeBron James scores 26.5 points per contest while playing 35.4 minutes per game. He hauls in 7.9 rebounds per contest and has 7.8 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 50% and his free throw percentage is at 77%. Kyle Kuzma averages 19.2 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 31.8 minutes per game. He also brings in 4.8 rebounds per game and has 1.5 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 49% and his free throw percentage is 75%.
Useful Team Statistics
Atlanta averages 109.6 points per contest, which is 20th in the league. Their average scoring margin is -9.7 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a unit, which has them ranked 15th. From 3-point territory they shoot 33%, which is good for 23rd in the NBA. They average 44.3 boards per contest and 24.6 assists per game, which ranks them 19th and 11th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 1st with 18.3 per game. The Hawks allow 119.3 points per contest, which is 29th in the NBA. They also surrender a 47% shooting percentage and a 39% average from 3-point range, ranking them 21st and 27th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 47.8 rebounds a game which ranks 25th, and they allow 26.6 assists per game which puts them in 29th place in the league. They force 16.3 turnovers per game which ranks them 27th in the NBA.
Useful Team Statistics
Los Angeles is 3rd in the NBA with 118.5 points per contest this season. They are 2nd in the league in shooting at 49%, while their average scoring margin is -0.64. They shoot 35% from beyond the arc, which is good for 15th in the league. They are 17th in the NBA in rebounding with 44.6 boards per contest and 5th in assists per game with 26.2. The Lakers are 6th in turnovers per contest with 15.3. The Lakers give up 119.1 points per game, which ranks them 28th in the league. Their defense surrenders a 47% shooting percentage and a 37% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 23rd and 18th in those defensive statistics. They rank 21st with 24.4 dimes allowed per game and 24th with 47.5 boards surrendered per contest. The Lakers are 23rd in the league in forcing turnovers with 15.5 per contest this year.
The Hawks are 29th in the league in defensive rating with 112.4, and their offensive rating of 103.3 is ranked 22nd. They are 2nd in the NBA in pace with 106 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 52% is 14th. As a unit they are 16th in the league in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 40% of their shot attempts, ranking 4th in the NBA. Atlanta is 2nd in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.6 times per 100 possessions while forcing 13.7 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 54%, which is 5th in the NBA.
Los Angeles is 11th in the league in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 12.9 times per 100 possessions while forcing 12.9 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 53%, which is 9th in the NBA. The Lakers are 9th in the league in defensive rating with 112.7, and their offensive rating of 112.1 is ranked 23rd. They are 4th in the NBA in pace with 104.7 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 55% is 5th. As a unit they are 7th in the league in true shooting percentage with 57% and they shoot 3-pointers on 31% of their shot attempts, ranking 24th in the NBA.
Who will win tonight's NBA game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Atlanta +11
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