Thursday, November 19, 2015
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The Golden State Warriors travel to Staples Center to play the Los Angeles Clippers on Thursday, November 19, 2015. The opening line for this game has Golden State as 7.5 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 212.
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The Warriors come into this game with an overall record of 12-0 and a road record of 5-0. They are 1st in the Pacific Division. They currently have a point differential of 15.3 as they are averaging 114.2 points per game while giving up 98.8 per contest. The Clippers have an overall record of 6-4 and a home record of 5-1. They currently are 3rd in the Pacific Division. They are averaging 105.1 points per game and surrendering 104.2, good for a point differential of 0.9.
Stephen Curry comes into this contest averaging 33.7 points per game while playing 35.5 minutes per night so far this season for the Warriors. He pulls down 4.8 rebounds per game and dishes out 5.9 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 52% while his free throw percentage is currently at 92%. Klay Thompson averages 15.5 points per game in 31 minutes per contest this season. He averages 2.5 assists per contest and 3.9 rebounds per game for Golden State. His field goal percentage is 44% for the year while his free throw percentage is 93%.
Blake Griffin averages 26.6 points per game while playing 34.1 minutes per contest this year for the Clippers. He grabs 9 rebounds per game and has 4.3 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 56% and his free throw percentage currently is at 76%. Chris Paul averages 15.7 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 32.6 minutes per contest. He also averages 3.6 rebounds per contest and 8 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 41% and his free throw percentage is 82%.
Golden State averages 114.2 points per contest this season which ranks them 1st in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is 15.3 and their shooting percentage is 48% as a team which has them ranked 1st. Behind the arc they shoot 40% which is good for 1st in the league. They average 53.8 rebounds per game and 29.6 assists per game which ranks them 12th and 1st in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 19th with 15.6 per game. The Warriors allow 98.8 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 10th in the league. They also allow a 42% shooting percentage and a 28% average from behind the arc ranking them 5th and 1st in those defensive categories. Opponents average 53.6 rebounds a game which ranks 20th and they give up 20.6 assists per contest which puts them in 12th place in the league. They force 17.1 turnovers per game which ranks them 5th in the league.
Los Angeles averages 105.1 points per game this year which ranks them 4th in the league. Their average scoring margin is 0.9 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a team which has them sitting in the 5th spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 31% which is good for 26th in the NBA. They average 52.4 rebounds per game and 21.4 assists per contest which ranks them 19th and 14th respectively. In the turnover department the Clippers rank 3rd with 13.3 per game. The Clippers allow 104.2 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 24th in the league. They also allow a 44% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the arc ranking them 15th and 11th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 56.2 rebounds a game which ranks 27th and they give up 21.4 assists per contest which puts them in 15th place in the league. The Clippers force 14.5 turnovers per game which ranks them 19th in the NBA.
Golden State Warriors Betting Trends
The Golden State Warriors are 7-5-0 against the spread
The Golden State Warriors are 5-7-0 against the over/under
Los Angeles Clippers Betting Trends
The Los Angeles Clippers are 4-6-0 against the spread
The Los Angeles Clippers are 7-3-0 against the over/under
Golden State Warriors Injuries
11/17/15 PG Shaun Livingston Hip "?" Thursday vs. LA Clippers
10/29/15 F Kevon Looney Hip out indefinitely
Los Angeles Clippers Injuries
11/18/15 PG Chris Paul Groin missed last 2 games, "?" Thursday vs. Golden State
11/14/15 G J.J. Redick Back missed last 2 games, "?" Thursday vs. Golden State
Guy's Pick: Take Golden State
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