Monday, January 18, 2016
Quicken Loans Arena
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The Golden State Warriors travel to Quicken Loans Arena to play the Cleveland Cavaliers on Monday, January 18, 2016. The opening line for this game has Cleveland as 3 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 207.
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The Warriors come into this game with an overall record of 37-4 and a road record of 18-4. They are 1st in the Pacific Division. They currently have a point differential of 11.1 as they are averaging 113.9 points per game while giving up 102.7 per contest. The Cavaliers have an overall record of 28-10 and a home record of 15-1. They currently are 1st in the Central Division. They are averaging 101.4 points per game and surrendering 95.1, good for a point differential of 6.3.
Stephen Curry comes into this contest averaging 29.9 points per game while playing 34 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 90%. Klay Thompson averages 20.8 points per game in 33.1 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%.
LeBron James averages 25.5 points per game while playing 35.9 minutes per contest this year for the Cavaliers. He grabs 7.4 rebounds per game and has 6.1 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 50% and his free throw percentage currently is at 72%. Kevin Love averages 15.9 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 32.6 minutes per contest. He also averages 10.8 rebounds per contest and 2.4 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 41% and his free throw percentage is 80%.
Golden State averages 113.9 points per contest this season which ranks them 1st in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is 11.1 and their shooting percentage is 48% as a team which has them ranked 2nd. Behind the arc they shoot 42% which is good for 1st in the league. They average 54.5 rebounds per game and 28.6 assists per game which ranks them 4th and 1st in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 26th with 15.6 per game. The Warriors allow 102.7 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 18th in the league. They also allow a 43% shooting percentage and a 31% average from behind the arc ranking them 2nd and 1st in those defensive categories. Opponents average 53 rebounds a game which ranks 21st 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.
Cleveland averages 101.4 points per game this year which ranks them 15th in the league. Their average scoring margin is 6.3 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team which has them sitting in the 11th spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 36% which is good for 9th in the NBA. They average 53.3 rebounds per game and 22.1 assists per contest which ranks them 9th and 11th respectively. In the turnover department the Cavaliers rank 11th with 14.1 per game. The Cavaliers allow 95.1 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 2nd in the league. They also allow a 44% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the arc ranking them 10th and 9th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 49.9 rebounds a game which ranks 4th and they give up 20.6 assists per contest which puts them in 8th place in the league. The Cavaliers force 14 turnovers per game which ranks them 21st in the NBA.
Golden State Warriors Betting Trends
The Golden State Warriors are 23-16-2 against the spread
The Golden State Warriors are 24-17-0 against the over/under
Cleveland Cavaliers Betting Trends
The Cleveland Cavaliers are 17-20-1 against the spread
The Cleveland Cavaliers are 17-21-0 against the over/under
Golden State Warriors Injuries
01/17/16 F James Michael McAdoo Toe "?" Monday vs. Cleveland
Cleveland Cavaliers Injuries
01/17/16 PG Mo Williams Personal "?" Monday vs. Golden State
01/05/16 G Joe Harris Foot out indefinitely
Tony's Pick: Take Cleveland
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