Monday, February 22, 2016
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The Golden State Warriors travel to Philips Arena to play the Atlanta Hawks on Monday, February 22, 2016. The opening line for this game has Golden State as 6 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 223.5.
The Warriors come into this game with an overall record of 49-5 and a road record of 25-5. They are 1st in the Pacific Division. They currently have a point differential of 11.5 as they are averaging 115.3 points per game while giving up 103.8 per contest. Golden State is 13-0 against division opponents and they have a conference record of 30-3. They are 9-1 in their last 10 games. The Hawks have an overall record of 31-26 and a home record of 17-11. They currently are 2nd in the Southeast Division. They are averaging 102.7 points per game and surrendering 100.2, good for a point differential of 2.4. Atlanta has a division record of 6-6 and a conference record of 19-17. In their last 10 games they are 4-6.
Stephen Curry comes into this contest averaging 29.7 points per game while playing 33.7 minutes per night so far this season for the Warriors. He pulls down 5.3 rebounds per game and dishes out 6.6 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 51% while his free throw percentage is currently at 91%. Draymond Green averages 14.2 points per game in 34.1 minutes per contest this season. He averages 7.3 assists per contest and 9.6 rebounds per game for Golden State. His field goal percentage is 49% for the year while his free throw percentage is 68%.
Jeff Teague averages 15.1 points per game while playing 28.4 minutes per contest this year for the Hawks. He grabs 2.6 rebounds per game and has 5.5 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 43% and his free throw percentage currently is at 85%. Paul Millsap averages 17.8 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 32.6 minutes per contest. He also averages 8.7 rebounds per contest and 3.3 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 48% and his free throw percentage is 76%.
Golden State averages 115.3 points per contest this season which ranks them 1st in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is 11.5 and their shooting percentage is 49% as a team which has them ranked 2nd. Behind the arc they shoot 42% which is good for 1st in the league. They average 54.6 rebounds per game and 29.1 assists per game which ranks them 4th and 1st in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 24th with 15.4 per game. The Warriors allow 103.8 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 22nd in the league. They also allow a 43% shooting percentage and a 32% average from behind the arc ranking them 2nd and 1st in those defensive categories. Opponents average 52.6 rebounds a game which ranks 20th and they give up 21.5 assists per contest which puts them in 13th place in the league. They force 14.7 turnovers per game which ranks them 14th in the league.
Atlanta averages 102.7 points per game this year which ranks them 10th in the league. Their average scoring margin is 2.4 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team which has them sitting in the 8th spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 35% which is good for 18th in the NBA. They average 48.1 rebounds per game and 25.5 assists per contest which ranks them 30th and 2nd respectively. In the turnover department the Hawks rank 22nd with 15.2 per game. The Hawks allow 100.2 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 7th in the league. They also allow a 44% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc ranking them 8th and 13th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 54.4 rebounds a game which ranks 24th and they give up 22.3 assists per contest which puts them in 19th place in the league. The Hawks force 16.8 turnovers per game which ranks them 2nd in the NBA.
The Warriors average 115.8 points per game on the road this season and they have scored 110.7 ppg in their past 3 contests. They have an average scoring differential of 8.2 on the road and in their past 3 games their difference is -7 per contest. The Warriors have an offensive rating of 114.5 and a defensive rating of 103.1. In terms of pace they average 99.9 possessions per 48 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 56%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 59% and they shoot 3 pointers on 35% of their shots. Golden State turns the ball over an average of 13.7 times per 100 possessions and they force 12.7 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 47%.
The Hawks score 104.1 ppg at home and they have averaged 111 points per contest in their last 3 games. They have an average scoring differential of 3.7 in their past 3 contests and at home this season they have a difference of 4.6 points per game. The Hawks rating on offense is 105 and they have a defensive rating of 102.5. They get 97.1 possessions per 48 minutes and they have an effective field goal percentage of 52%. As a unit they have a true shooting percentage of 55% and they attempt 3 pointers on 33% of their shot attempts. Atlanta turns the ball over on 14 out of every 100 possessions and their opponents average 15 turnovers per 100 possessions. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the year is 49%.
Golden State Warriors Betting Trends
The Golden State Warriors are 29-22-3 against the spread
The Golden State Warriors are 31-23-0 against the over/under
Atlanta Hawks Betting Trends
The Atlanta Hawks are 26-29-2 against the spread
The Atlanta Hawks are 29-28-0 against the over/under
Golden State Warriors Injuries
02/21/16 C Andrew Bogut Achilles "?" Monday vs. Atlanta
02/18/16 F James Michael McAdoo Toe out indefinitely
02/06/16 C Festus Ezeli Knee out indefinitely
Atlanta Hawks Injuries
02/21/16 PG Jeff Teague Wrist injured last game, probable Monday vs. Golden State
02/17/16 F Tiago Splitter Hip out for season
Josh's Pick: Take Atlanta
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