Philadelphia 76ers at Charlotte Hornets NBA Picks & Predictions 11/17/2018
Saturday, November 17, 2018
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The Philadelphia 76ers head to Spectrum Center to take on the Charlotte Hornets on Saturday, November 17, 2018. The opening line for this game has Charlotte as 2 point favorites.
The 76ers have a record of 9-7. They are 3rd in the Atlantic Division. They have a point differential of -0.5 as they average 112.3 points per game while giving up 112.8 per contest. The Hornets have an overall mark of 7-7. They currently are 1st in the Southeast Division. They total 114.6 points per contest and give up 109.4, which is a point differential of 5.1.
Valuable Philadelphia 76ers Betting Trends
The Philadelphia 76ers are 6-10-0 against the spread this season
The Philadelphia 76ers are 9-7-0 against the over/under this year
Important Charlotte Hornets Betting Trends
The Charlotte Hornets are 9-5-0 against the spread this season
The Charlotte Hornets are 6-8-0 against the over/under this year
Key Philadelphia 76ers Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Charlotte Hornets Injuries
11/13/18 SF Michael Kidd-Gilchrist Ankle is questionable Saturday vs Charlotte
Jimmy Butler comes into this game averaging 20.6 points per contest while playing 35.8 minutes per night this year. He grabs 5.1 rebounds per contest and distributes 4.1 assists per game. His FG percentage is 47% while his free throw percentage is 79%. Joel Embiid averages 27.6 points per contest in 35.1 minutes per game. He averages 3.9 assists per game and 13.4 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 47% for the season while his free throw percentage is 80%.
Kemba Walker scores 26.4 points per contest while playing 34.3 minutes per game. He hauls in 4.3 rebounds per contest and has 6.3 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 44% and his free throw percentage is at 84%. Jeremy Lamb averages 12.9 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 24.9 minutes per game. He also brings in 4.6 rebounds per game and has 1.6 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 45% and his free throw percentage is 93%.
Useful Team Statistics
Philadelphia averages 112.3 points per contest, which is 10th in the league. Their average scoring margin is -0.5 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a unit, which has them ranked 16th. From 3-point territory they shoot 35%, which is good for 20th in the NBA. They average 48.8 boards per contest and 26.5 assists per game, which ranks them 3rd and 4th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 5th with 15.9 per game. The 76ers allow 112.8 points per contest, which is 23rd in the NBA. They also surrender a 44% shooting percentage and a 34% average from 3-point range, ranking them 5th and 9th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 44.6 rebounds a game which ranks 14th, and they allow 22.4 assists per game which puts them in 8th place in the league. They force 11.8 turnovers per game which ranks them 3rd in the NBA.
Useful Team Statistics
Charlotte is 8th in the NBA with 114.6 points per contest this season. They are 12th in the league in shooting at 46%, while their average scoring margin is 5.14. They shoot 36% from beyond the arc, which is good for 17th in the league. They are 17th in the NBA in rebounding with 44.7 boards per contest and 8th in assists per game with 24.9. The Hornets are 30th in turnovers per contest with 11.9. The Hornets give up 109.4 points per game, which ranks them 13th in the league. Their defense surrenders a 46% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 13th and 6th in those defensive statistics. They rank 13th with 23.4 dimes allowed per game and 21st with 46.2 boards surrendered per contest. The Hornets are 17th in the league in forcing turnovers with 14.8 per contest this year.
The 76ers are 21st in the NBA in offensive rating with 108.1, and their defensive rating of 108.6 is ranked 12th. In terms of pace they are 6th in the league with 101.9 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 52% is 14th. As a team they are 9th in the NBA in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 38% of their shots, ranking 8th in the league. Philadelphia is 5th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13.8 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 27th in the league.
Charlotte is 30th in the league in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 10.4 times per 100 possessions while forcing 13 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 52%, which is 19th in the NBA. The Hornets are 5th in the league in defensive rating with 109, and their offensive rating of 114.1 is ranked 13th. They are 17th in the NBA in pace with 99.7 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 52% is 11th. As a unit they are 13th in the league in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 38% of their shot attempts, ranking 10th in the NBA.
Who will win tonight's NBA game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Philadelphia +2
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