Los Angeles Lakers at Philadelphia 76ers Expert NBA Picks 2/10/2019
Sunday, February 10, 2019
Wells Fargo Center
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The Los Angeles Lakers head to Wells Fargo Center to take on the Philadelphia 76ers on Sunday, February 10, 2019. The opening line for this game has Philadelphia as 8 point favorites.
The Lakers head into this matchup with a mark of 28-27. They are 4th in the Pacific Division. They have a point differential of -0.7 as they average 112.1 points per contest while giving up 112.8 per game. The 76ers have an overall mark of 35-20. They currently are 3rd in the Atlantic Division. They total 115.4 points per contest and give up 112.1, which is a point differential of 3.3.
Valuable Los Angeles Lakers Betting Trends
The Los Angeles Lakers are 24-29-2 against the spread this season
The Los Angeles Lakers are 22-33-0 against the over/under this year
Important Philadelphia 76ers Betting Trends
The Philadelphia 76ers are 26-29-0 against the spread this season
The Philadelphia 76ers are 28-26-0 against the over/under this year
Key Los Angeles Lakers Injuries
02/09/19 F Mike Muscala Acquired is probable Sunday vs Philadelphia
02/09/19 SF Reggie Bullock Acquired is probable Sunday vs Philadelphia
01/20/19 PG Lonzo Ball Ankle is out indefinitely
Key Philadelphia 76ers Injuries
02/08/19 SF Jonathon Simmons Abdominal is questionable Sunday vs LA Lakers
LeBron James comes into this game averaging 27.0 points per contest while playing 34.8 minutes per night this year. He grabs 8.5 rebounds per contest and distributes 7.4 assists per game. His FG percentage is 52% while his free throw percentage is 67%. Kyle Kuzma averages 18.7 points per contest in 32.6 minutes per game. He averages 2.4 assists per game and 5.7 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 46% for the season while his free throw percentage is 76%.
Ben Simmons scores 16.9 points per contest while playing 33.9 minutes per game. He hauls in 9.3 rebounds per contest and has 8.0 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 57% and his free throw percentage is at 59%. Joel Embiid averages 27.2 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 33.7 minutes per game. He also brings in 13.5 rebounds per game and has 3.5 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 48% and his free throw percentage is 81%.
Useful Team Statistics
Los Angeles averages 112.1 points per contest, which is 14th in the league. Their average scoring margin is -0.8 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a unit, which has them ranked 7th. From 3-point territory they shoot 34%, which is good for 27th in the NBA. They average 47.1 boards per contest and 24.8 assists per game, which ranks them 4th and 12th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 2nd with 15.9 per game. The Lakers allow 112.8 points per contest, which is 22nd in the NBA. They also surrender a 45% shooting percentage and a 35% average from 3-point range, ranking them 4th and 14th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 46.9 rebounds a game which ranks 27th, and they allow 24.5 assists per game which puts them in 17th place in the league. They force 14.1 turnovers per game which ranks them 16th in the NBA.
Useful Team Statistics
Philadelphia is 4th in the NBA with 115.4 points per contest this season. They are 8th in the league in shooting at 47%, while their average scoring margin is 3.29. They shoot 36% from beyond the arc, which is good for 8th in the league. They are 5th in the NBA in rebounding with 47.1 boards per contest and 3rd in assists per game with 27.3. The 76ers are 4th in turnovers per contest with 15.7. The 76ers give up 112.1 points per game, which ranks them 21st in the league. Their defense surrenders a 45% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 9th and 7th in those defensive statistics. They rank 4th with 22.9 dimes allowed per game and 4th with 43.2 boards surrendered per contest. The 76ers are 10th in the league in forcing turnovers with 13.6 per contest this year.
The Lakers are 21st in the NBA in offensive rating with 107.9, and their defensive rating of 108.6 is ranked 10th. In terms of pace they are 4th in the league with 103.1 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 53% is 12th. As a team they are 18th in the NBA in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 34% of their shots, ranking 18th in the league. Los Angeles is 5th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13.6 times per 100 possessions while forcing 12 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 51%, which is 27th in the league.
Philadelphia is 4th in the NBA in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13.6 times per 100 possessions while forcing 11.7 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 51%, which is 26th in the league. The 76ers are 10th in the NBA in offensive rating with 112.3, and their defensive rating of 109.1 is ranked 12th. In terms of pace they are 7th in the league with 101.7 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 54% is 5th. As a team they are 3rd in the NBA in true shooting percentage with 58% and they shoot 3-pointers on 36% of their shots, ranking 14th in the league.
Who will win tonight's Lakers/76ers NBA game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Los Angeles +8
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