Wednesday, January 20, 2016
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The Golden State Warriors travel to United Center to play the Chicago Bulls on Wednesday, January 20, 2016. The opening line for this game has Golden State as 5.5 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 216.
The Warriors come into this game with an overall record of 38-4 and a road record of 19-4. They are 1st in the Pacific Division. They currently have a point differential of 11.7 as they are averaging 114.3 points per game while giving up 102.6 per contest. The Bulls have an overall record of 24-16 and a home record of 16-7. They currently are 2nd in the Central Division. They are averaging 102.1 points per game and surrendering 100.7, good for a point differential of 1.4.
Stephen Curry comes into this contest averaging 30 points per game while playing 33.9 minutes per night so far this season for the Warriors. He pulls down 5.3 rebounds per game and dishes out 6.4 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 51% while his free throw percentage is currently at 91%. Klay Thompson averages 20.6 points per game in 32.9 minutes per contest this season. He averages 2.4 assists per contest and 3.9 rebounds per game for Golden State. His field goal percentage is 46% for the year while his free throw percentage is 82%.
Jimmy Butler averages 22.4 points per game while playing 38.2 minutes per contest this year for the Bulls. He grabs 5 rebounds per game and has 4.4 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 45% and his free throw percentage currently is at 83%. Pau Gasol averages 16.7 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 31.7 minutes per contest. He also averages 10.8 rebounds per contest and 3.2 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 47% and his free throw percentage is 79%.
Golden State averages 114.3 points per contest this season which ranks them 1st in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is 11.7 and their shooting percentage is 49% as a team which has them ranked 2nd. Behind the arc they shoot 43% which is good for 1st in the league. They average 54.3 rebounds per game and 28.7 assists per game which ranks them 5th and 1st in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 25th with 15.4 per game. The Warriors allow 102.6 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 19th in the league. They also allow a 43% shooting percentage and a 32% average from behind the arc ranking them 3rd and 2nd in those defensive categories. Opponents average 52.9 rebounds a game which ranks 20th and they give up 21.4 assists per contest which puts them in 13th place in the league. They force 14.8 turnovers per game which ranks them 15th in the league.
Chicago averages 102 points per game this year which ranks them 12th in the league. Their average scoring margin is 1.4 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team which has them sitting in the 23rd spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 37% which is good for 5th in the NBA. They average 58 rebounds per game and 22.2 assists per contest which ranks them 2nd and 11th respectively. In the turnover department the Bulls rank 15th with 14.7 per game. The Bulls allow 100.7 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 14th in the league. They also allow a 42% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the arc ranking them 1st and 7th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 55.3 rebounds a game which ranks 27th and they give up 22.1 assists per contest which puts them in 17th place in the league. The Bulls force 12.1 turnovers per game which ranks them 29th in the NBA.
Golden State Warriors Betting Trends
The Golden State Warriors are 24-16-2 against the spread
The Golden State Warriors are 25-17-0 against the over/under
Chicago Bulls Betting Trends
The Chicago Bulls are 16-24-0 against the spread
The Chicago Bulls are 20-20-0 against the over/under
Golden State Warriors Injuries
No key injuries to report
Chicago Bulls Injuries
09/26/15 G Mike Dunleavy Back out indefinitely
01/18/16 G Kirk Hinrich Quad "?" Wednesday vs. Golden State
01/17/16 C Joakim Noah Shoulder expected to miss 4-6 months
Tony's Pick: Take Chicago
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