Charlotte Hornets at Philadelphia 76ers NBA Picks & Predictions 10/27/2018
Saturday, October 27, 2018
Wells Fargo Center
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The Charlotte Hornets travel to Wells Fargo Center to play the Philadelphia 76ers on Saturday, October 27, 2018. The opening line for this matchup has Philadelphia as 9.5 point favorites.
The Hornets have a regular season record of 2-3. They are 3rd in the Southeast Division. They have a point differential of 1.8 as they average 112.2 points per game while giving up 110.4 per contest. The 76ers have an overall record of 2-3 this season. They are 4th in the Atlantic Division. They average 114 points per game and surrender 116.8, good for a point differential of -2.8.
Valuable Charlotte Hornets Betting Trends
The Charlotte Hornets are 3-2-0 against the spread
The Charlotte Hornets are 3-2-0 against the over/under
Important Philadelphia 76ers Betting Trends
The Philadelphia 76ers are 1-4-0 against the spread
The Philadelphia 76ers are 4-1-0 against the over/under
Key Charlotte Hornets Injuries
10/26/18 F Cody Zeller Facial is upgraded to probable Friday vs Chicago
Key Philadelphia 76ers Injuries
10/20/18 PG Jerryd Bayless Knee is out indefinitely
10/20/18 SF Wilson Chandler Hamstring is out indefinitely
Kemba Walker comes into this contest averaging 31 points per game while playing 35 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 3.4 rebounds per game and dishes out 5.4 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 47% while his free throw percentage currently sits at 83%. Jeremy Lamb averages 11.6 points per game in 25 minutes per contest this season. He averages 1.8 assists per contest and 4.2 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 38% for the year while his free throw percentage is 92%.
Ben Simmons averages 12.5 points per game while playing 30.5 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 10.3 rebounds per game and has 8.5 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 50% and his free throw percentage is at 53%. Joel Embiid averages 29.6 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 35.6 minutes per contest. He also averages 12.4 rebounds per contest and 4.2 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 49% and his free throw percentage is 80%.
Useful Team Statistics
Charlotte averages 112.2 points per contest this season, which ranks them 16th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is 1.8 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team, which has them ranked 20th. Behind the arc they shoot 38% which is good for 9th in the league. They average 42.6 rebounds per game and 24 assists per game, which ranks them 25th and 14th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 29th with 11 per game. The Hornets allow 110.4 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 13th in the league. They also allow a 48% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the arc, ranking them 22nd and 9th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 48.2 rebounds a game which ranks 21st and they give up 24.4 assists per contest, which puts them in 16th place in the league. They force 15.6 turnovers per game which ranks them 22nd in the league.
Useful Team Statistics
Philadelphia is 14th in the league with 114 points per game this year. They are 16th in the league in shooting at 45%, while their average scoring margin is -2.8. They shoot 34% from 3-point range, which is good for 21st in the NBA. They are 8th in the league in rebounding with 49.2 boards per game, and 4th in assists per contest with 28.4. The 76ers are 21st in turnovers per game with 13.2. The 76ers surrender 116.8 points per contest, which ranks them 21st in the NBA. Their defense allows a 44% shooting percentage and a 36% average from 3-point range, ranking them 10th and 17th in those defensive statistics. They rank 20th with 25.2 assists allowed per contest and 20th with 48.2 rebounds surrendered per game. The 76ers are 5th in the NBA in forcing turnovers with 12 per game.
The Hornets are 10th in the NBA in offensive rating with 112.8, and their defensive rating of 111 is ranked 18th. In terms of pace they are 24th in the league with 99.5 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 52% is 18th. As a team they are 16th in the NBA in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 39% of their shots, ranking 7th in the league. Charlotte is 29th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 9.8 times per 100 possessions while forcing 14 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 54%, which is 7th in the league.
Philadelphia is 22nd in the NBA in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 11.3 times per 100 possessions while forcing 10 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 51%, which is 22nd in the league. The 76ers are 23rd in the NBA in offensive rating with 107.3, and their defensive rating of 110 is ranked 15th. In terms of pace they are 7th in the league with 104 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 52% is 16th. As a team they are 17th in the NBA in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 37% of their shots, ranking 12th in the league.
Who will win tonight's NBA game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Philadelphia -9.5
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