Friday, December 11, 2015
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The Golden State Warriors travel to TD Garden to play the Boston Celtics on Friday, December 11, 2015. The opening line for this game has Golden State as 7 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 206.
The Warriors come into this game with an overall record of 23-0 and a road record of 13-0. They are 1st in the Pacific Division. They currently have a point differential of 14.6 as they are averaging 115.8 points per game while giving up 101.2 per contest. The Celtics have an overall record of 13-9 and a home record of 7-4. They currently are 2nd in the Atlantic Division. They are averaging 103.2 points per game and surrendering 97.9, good for a point differential of 5.4.
Stephen Curry comes into this contest averaging 32.2 points per game while playing 34.4 minutes per night so far this season for the Warriors. He pulls down 5 rebounds per game and dishes out 6 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 53% while his free throw percentage is currently at 90%. Klay Thompson averages 18.2 points per game in 31.6 minutes per contest this season. He averages 2.5 assists per contest and 3.6 rebounds per game for Golden State. His field goal percentage is 47% for the year while his free throw percentage is 86%.
Isaiah Thomas averages 21 points per game while playing 31.1 minutes per contest this year for the Celtics. He grabs 2.4 rebounds per game and has 6.3 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 43% and his free throw percentage currently is at 88%. Avery Bradley averages 15.9 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 30.9 minutes per contest. He also averages 2.5 rebounds per contest and 2.2 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 46% and his free throw percentage is 77%.
Golden State averages 115.8 points per contest this season which ranks them 1st in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is 14.6 and their shooting percentage is 50% as a team which has them ranked 1st. Behind the arc they shoot 44% which is good for 1st in the league. They average 54 rebounds per game and 28.9 assists per game which ranks them 7th and 1st in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 24th with 15.9 per game. The Warriors allow 101.2 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 16th in the league. They also allow a 43% shooting percentage and a 31% average from behind the arc ranking them 5th and 3rd in those defensive categories. Opponents average 51.6 rebounds a game which ranks 9th and they give up 20.6 assists per contest which puts them in 11th place in the league. They force 15 turnovers per game which ranks them 17th in the league.
Boston averages 103.2 points per game this year which ranks them 8th in the league. Their average scoring margin is 5.4 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team which has them sitting in the 22nd spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 33% which is good for 23rd in the NBA. They average 52.3 rebounds per game and 24.5 assists per contest which ranks them 19th and 4th respectively. In the turnover department the Celtics rank 23rd with 15.8 per game. The Celtics allow 97.9 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 7th in the league. They also allow a 44% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the arc ranking them 11th and 8th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 54.7 rebounds a game which ranks 25th and they give up 20.5 assists per contest which puts them in 8th place in the league. The Celtics force 18.7 turnovers per game which ranks them 1st in the NBA.
Golden State Warriors Betting Trends
The Golden State Warriors are 16-7-0 against the spread
The Golden State Warriors are 14-9-0 against the over/under
Boston Celtics Betting Trends
The Boston Celtics are 13-9-0 against the spread
The Boston Celtics are 10-11-1 against the over/under
Golden State Warriors Injuries
12/10/15 G Klay Thompson Ankle "?" Friday vs. Boston
12/10/15 G Leandro Barbosa Illness "?" Friday vs. Boston
11/29/15 F Harrison Barnes Ankle out indefinitely
10/29/15 F Kevon Looney Hip out indefinitely
Boston Celtics Injuries
12/09/15 G R.J. Hunter Hip "?" Friday vs. Golden State
11/23/15 PG Marcus Smart Knee out indefinitely
Guy's Pick: Take Boston
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