Saturday, October 31, 2015
Smoothie King Center
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The Golden State Warriors travel to Smoothie King Center to play the New Orleans Pelicans on Saturday, October 31, 2015. The opening line for this game has Golden State as 5.5 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 211.
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Stephen Curry comes into this contest averaging 40 points per game while playing 36 minutes per night so far this season for the Warriors. He pulls down 6 rebounds per game and dishes out 7 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 54% while his free throw percentage is currently at 100%. Klay Thompson averages 9 points per game in 26 minutes per contest this season. He averages 3 assists per contest and 4 rebounds per game for Golden State. His field goal percentage is 38% for the year while his free throw percentage is 100%.
Anthony Davis averages 21.5 points per game while playing 37.5 minutes per contest this year for the Pelicans. He grabs 8 rebounds per game and has 1 assist per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 38% and his free throw percentage currently is at 63%. Ryan Anderson averages 15 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 33.5 minutes per contest. He also averages 7.5 rebounds per contest and 1 assist per game. His field goal percentage is 41% and his free throw percentage is 67%.
Golden State averages 111 points per contest this season which ranks them 7th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is 16 and their shooting percentage is 43% as a team which has them ranked 16th. Behind the arc they shoot 30% which is good for 18th in the league. They average 64 rebounds per game and 29 assists per game which ranks them 4th and 2nd in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 27th with 20 per game. The Warriors allow 95 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 10th in the league. They also allow a 42% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the arc ranking them 15th and 17th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 49 rebounds a game which ranks 7th and they give up 21 assists per contest which puts them in 15th place in the league. They force 19 turnovers per game which ranks them 6th in the league.
New Orleans averages 94.5 points per game this year which ranks them 24th in the league. Their average scoring margin is -17 and their shooting percentage is 41% as a team which has them sitting in the 21st spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 33% which is good for 14th in the NBA. They average 50.5 rebounds per game and 20 assists per contest which ranks them 20th and 17th respectively. In the turnover department the Pelicans rank 13th with 15 per game. The Pelicans allow 111.5 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 25th in the league. They also allow a 46% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the arc ranking them 21st and 19th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 60 rebounds a game which ranks 26th and they give up 25.5 assists per contest which puts them in 27th place in the league. The Pelicans force 16 turnovers per game which ranks them 13th in the NBA.
Golden State Warriors Betting Trends
The Golden State Warriors are 1-0-0 against the spread
The Golden State Warriors are 0-1-0 against the over/under
New Orleans Pelicans Betting Trends
The New Orleans Pelicans are 0-2-0 against the spread
The New Orleans Pelicans are 0-2-0 against the over/under
Golden State Warriors Injuries
10/29/15 F Kevon Looney Hip out indefinitely
10/28/15 C Andrew Bogut Concussion out indefinitely
New Orleans Pelicans Injuries
10/28/15 F Luke Babbitt Hamstring out indefinitely
10/26/15 PG Norris Cole Ankle out indefinitely
10/26/15 F/G Quincy Pondexter Knee out indefinitely
10/26/15 G Tyreke Evans Knee expected to miss 6-8 weeks
10/23/15 C Omer Asik Calf out indefinitely
Josh's Pick: Take Golden State
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