Los Angeles Clippers at Philadelphia 76ers NBA Picks & Predictions 2/10/2018
Saturday, February 10, 2018
Wells Fargo Center
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The Los Angeles Clippers travel to Wells Fargo Center to play the Philadelphia 76ers on Saturday, February 10, 2018. The opening line for this matchup has Philadelphia as 1 point favorites.
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The Clippers head into this matchup with a mark of 27-25. They are 2nd in the Pacific Division. They currently have a point differential of 0.5 as they are averaging 107.6 points per contest while giving up 107.1 per game. The 76ers have an overall mark of 26-25. They currently are 3rd in the Atlantic Division. They are averaging 107.6 points per contest and giving up 106.5, which is a point differential of 1.1.
Valuable Los Angeles Clippers Betting Trends
The Los Angeles Clippers are 28-24-0 against the spread
The Los Angeles Clippers are 27-24-1 against the over/under
Important Philadelphia 76ers Betting Trends
The Philadelphia 76ers are 28-23-0 against the spread
The Philadelphia 76ers are 27-24-0 against the over/under
Key Los Angeles Clippers Injuries
11/22/17 PG Patrick Beverley Knee is out for season
02/08/18 PG Austin Rivers Achilles is "?" Friday vs Detroit
02/08/18 PG Milos Teodosic Foot is "?" Friday vs Detroit
Key Philadelphia 76ers Injuries
01/15/18 PG Markelle Fultz Shoulder is out indefinitely
Lou Williams averages 23.3 points per game in 32.5 minutes per contest this season. He averages 5.3 assists per contest and 2.5 rebounds per game for Los Angeles. His field goal percentage is 44% for the year while his free throw percentage is 90%. Tobias Harris comes into this contest averaging 18.2 points per game while playing 32.6 minutes per night so far this season for the Clippers. He pulls down 5.1 rebounds per game and dishes out 2 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 45% while his free throw percentage is currently at 83%.
Ben Simmons averages 16.6 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 35.1 minutes per contest. He also averages 7.8 rebounds per contest and 7.2 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 53% and his free throw percentage is 56%. Joel Embiid averages 23.7 points per game while playing 31.7 minutes per contest this year for the 76ers. He grabs 11 rebounds per game and has 3.3 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 49% and his free throw percentage currently is at 79%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Clippers allow 107.1 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 21st in the league. They also allow a 45% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc, ranking them 8th and 7th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 44.5 rebounds a game which ranks 24th, and they give up 23.6 assists per contest which puts them in 20th place in the league. They force 15 turnovers per game which ranks them 20th in the league. Los Angeles averages 107.6 points per contest this season, which ranks them 7th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is 0.56 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team, which has them ranked 13th. Behind the arc they shoot 36% which is good for 23rd in the league. They average 43.4 rebounds per game and 22.1 assists per game, which ranks them 16th and 21st in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 10th with 14.9 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The 76ers surrender 106.5 points per contest, which ranks them 19th in the NBA. Their defense is allowing a 44% shooting percentage and a 34% average from 3-point range, ranking them 2nd and 1st in those defensive statistics. They rank 5th with 20.9 assists allowed per contest, and 10th with 42 rebounds surrendered per game. The 76ers are 14th in the NBA in forcing turnovers with 14.3 per game this season. Philadelphia is 8th in the league with 107.6 points per game this year. They are 8th in the league in shooting at 47%, while their average scoring margin is 1.16. They shoot 36% from 3-point range, which is good for 17th in the NBA. They are 1st in the league in rebounding with 46.7 boards per game and 3rd in assists per contest with 25.4. The 76ers are 1st in turnovers per game with 17.5.
The Clippers are 11th in the NBA in offensive rating with 109.2, and their defensive rating of 108.6 is ranked 15th. In terms of pace they are 9th in the league with 98.4 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 52% is 12th. As a team they are 11th in the NBA in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 34% of their shots, ranking 14th in the league. Los Angeles is 13th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13.5 times per 100 possessions while forcing 13.4 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 51%, which is 23rd in the league.
Philadelphia is 1st in the NBA in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.5 times per 100 possessions while forcing 12.7 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 49%, which is 29th in the league. The 76ers are 14th in the NBA in offensive rating with 107.7, and their defensive rating of 106.5 is ranked 25th. In terms of pace they are 5th in the league with 99.1 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 53% is 10th. As a team they are 9th in the NBA in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 34% of their shots, ranking 16th in the league.
Who will win tonight's Clippers/76ers NBA game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Philadelphia -1
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