Saturday, December 5, 2015
Air Canada Centre
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The Golden State Warriors travel to Air Canada Centre to play the Toronto Raptors on Saturday, December 5, 2015. The opening line for this game has Golden State as 7.5 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 206.5.
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The Warriors come into this game with an overall record of 20-0 and a road record of 10-0. They are 1st in the Pacific Division. They currently have a point differential of 15.4 as they are averaging 115.3 points per game while giving up 99.9 per contest. The Raptors have an overall record of 12-8 and a home record of 4-3. They currently are 1st in the Atlantic Division. They are averaging 100.2 points per game and surrendering 96.3, good for a point differential of 3.8.
Stephen Curry comes into this contest averaging 32 points per game while playing 34.3 minutes per night so far this season for the Warriors. He pulls down 5.1 rebounds per game and dishes out 6 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 52% while his free throw percentage is currently at 94%. Klay Thompson averages 16.5 points per game in 31.2 minutes per contest this season. He averages 2.4 assists per contest and 3.4 rebounds per game for Golden State. His field goal percentage is 45% for the year while his free throw percentage is 82%.
DeMar DeRozan averages 21.7 points per game while playing 36.4 minutes per contest this year for the Raptors. He grabs 4.3 rebounds per game and has 4.2 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 43% and his free throw percentage currently is at 83%. Kyle Lowry averages 21 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 35.5 minutes per contest. He also averages 4.9 rebounds per contest and 6.2 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 42% and his free throw percentage is 87%.
Golden State averages 115.3 points per contest this season which ranks them 1st in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is 15.4 and their shooting percentage is 49% as a team which has them ranked 1st. Behind the arc they shoot 43% which is good for 1st in the league. They average 54.2 rebounds per game and 29.4 assists per game which ranks them 8th and 1st in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 24th with 16.4 per game. The Warriors allow 99.9 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 14th in the league. They also allow a 42% shooting percentage and a 30% average from behind the arc ranking them 6th and 2nd in those defensive categories. Opponents average 51.1 rebounds a game which ranks 6th and they give up 20.4 assists per contest which puts them in 10th place in the league. They force 15.4 turnovers per game which ranks them 15th in the league.
Toronto averages 100.2 points per game this year which ranks them 17th in the league. Their average scoring margin is 3.9 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team which has them sitting in the 19th spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 35% which is good for 13th in the NBA. They average 53.9 rebounds per game and 17.9 assists per contest which ranks them 9th and 29th respectively. In the turnover department the Raptors rank 13th with 14.7 per game. The Raptors allow 96.3 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 4th in the league. They also allow a 43% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the arc ranking them 7th and 19th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 49.2 rebounds a game which ranks 4th and they give up 22.4 assists per contest which puts them in 20th place in the league. The Raptors force 14.8 turnovers per game which ranks them 19th in the NBA.
Golden State Warriors Betting Trends
The Golden State Warriors are 14-6-0 against the spread
The Golden State Warriors are 11-9-0 against the over/under
Toronto Raptors Betting Trends
The Toronto Raptors are 12-7-1 against the spread
The Toronto Raptors are 8-11-1 against the over/under
Golden State Warriors Injuries
11/29/15 F Harrison Barnes Ankle out indefinitely
10/29/15 F Kevon Looney Hip out indefinitely
Toronto Raptors Injuries
11/21/15 C Jonas Valanciunas Finger out indefinitely
Josh's Pick: Take Toronto
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