Los Angeles Clippers at Philadelphia 76ers NBA Picks & Predictions 11/1/2018
Thursday, November 1, 2018
Wells Fargo Center
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The Los Angeles Clippers travel to Wells Fargo Center to play the Philadelphia 76ers on Thursday, November 1, 2018. The opening line for this matchup has Philadelphia as 6.5 point favorites.
The Clippers have a record of 4-3. They are 3rd in the Pacific Division. They have a point differential of 5.3 as they average 115.6 points per game while giving up 110.3 per contest. The 76ers have an overall mark of 4-4. They currently are 3rd in the Atlantic Division. They total 112.5 points per contest and give up 113.5, which is a point differential of -1.0.
Valuable Los Angeles Clippers Betting Trends
The Los Angeles Clippers are 4-2-0 against the spread
The Los Angeles Clippers are 3-3-0 against the over/under
Important Philadelphia 76ers Betting Trends
The Philadelphia 76ers are 2-5-0 against the spread
The Philadelphia 76ers are 4-3-0 against the over/under
Key Los Angeles Clippers Injuries
10/31/18 F Luc Mbah a Moute Knee is questionable Thursday vs Philadelphia
Key Philadelphia 76ers Injuries
10/20/18 PG Jerryd Bayless Knee is out indefinitely
10/20/18 SF Wilson Chandler Hamstring is out indefinitely
Lou Williams averages 16.7 points per game in 24.1 minutes per contest. He averages 3.0 assists per contest and 2.3 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 43% for the year while his free throw percentage is 94%. Tobias Harris comes into this contest averaging 20.9 points per game while playing 34.1 minutes per night. He pulls down 8.6 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.7 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 50% while his free throw percentage is at 79%.
Ben Simmons averages 13.7 points per game and he sees the court an average of 30.7 minutes per contest. He also averages 10.4 rebounds per contest and 8.0 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 46% and his free throw percentage is 61%. Joel Embiid averages 27.0 points per game while playing 34.6 minutes per contest. He grabs 11.8 rebounds per game and has 4.1 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 48% and his free throw percentage is at 84%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Clippers allow 110.3 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 10th in the league. They also allow a 42% shooting percentage and a 32% average from behind the arc, ranking them 3rd and 4th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 45.6 rebounds a game which ranks 12th, and they give up 20.9 assists per contest which puts them in 4th place in the league. They force 12.0 turnovers per game which ranks them 7th in the league. Los Angeles averages 115.6 points per contest this season, which ranks them 8th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is 5.3 and their shooting percentage is 48% as a team, which has them ranked 8th. Behind the arc they shoot 37% which is good for 11th in the league. They average 47.1 rebounds per game and 21.7 assists per contest, which ranks them 11th and 23rd in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 6th with 15.4 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The 76ers surrender 113.5 points per contest, which ranks them 18th in the NBA. Their defense allows a 44% shooting percentage and a 33% average from 3-point range, ranking them 7th and 7th in those defensive statistics. They rank 17th with 24.3 assists allowed per contest, and 22nd with 47.3 rebounds surrendered per game. The 76ers are 5th in the NBA in forcing turnovers with 12.0 per game. Philadelphia is 13th in the league with 112.5 points per game this year. They are 21st in the league in shooting at 44%, while their average scoring margin is -1.0. They shoot 34% from 3-point range, which is good for 20th in the NBA. They are 2nd in the league in rebounding with 51.6 boards per game and 3rd in assists per contest with 27.3. The 76ers are 10th in turnovers per game with 14.9.
The Clippers are 8th in the league in defensive rating with 107.4, and their offensive rating of 112.5 is ranked 9th. They are 9th in the NBA in pace with 102.7 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 53% is 14th. As a unit they are 5th in the league in true shooting percentage with 58% and they shoot 3-pointers on 29% of their shot attempts, ranking 26th in the NBA. Los Angeles is 6th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13.5 times per 100 possessions while forcing 10.2 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 47%, which is 28th in the NBA.
Philadelphia is 11th in the NBA in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 12.5 times per 100 possessions while forcing 10.1 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 49%, which is 24th in the league. The 76ers are 22nd in the NBA in offensive rating with 106.7, and their defensive rating of 107.7 is ranked 11th. In terms of pace they are 8th in the league with 104.1 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 50% is 20th. As a team they are 23rd in the NBA in true shooting percentage with 54% and they shoot 3-pointers on 39% of their shots, ranking 8th in the league.
Who will win tonight's NBA game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Philadelphia -6.5
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