Friday, June 10, 2016
Quicken Loans Arena
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The Golden State Warriors travel to Quicken Loans Arena to play the Cleveland Cavaliers on Friday, June 10, 2016. The opening line for this game has Golden State as 1 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 206.
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The Warriors had a regular season record of 73-9 and a road record of 34-7. They were 1st in the Pacific Division. They had a point differential of 10.8 as they averaged 114.9 points per game while giving up 104.1 per contest. Golden State was 15-1 against division opponents and they had a conference record of 46-6. The Cavaliers had a regular season record of 57-25 and a home record of 33-8. They were 1st in the Central Division. They averaged 104.3 points per game and surrendered 98.3, good for a point differential of 6. Cleveland had a division record of 8-8 and a conference record of 35-17.
Klay Thompson comes into this contest after averaging 22.1 points per game while playing 33.3 minutes per night this season for the Warriors. He pulled down 3.8 rebounds per game and dished out 2.1 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage was 47% while his free throw percentage was at 87%. Stephen Curry averaged 30.1 points per game in 34.2 minutes per contest this season. He averaged 6.7 assists per contest and 5.4 rebounds per game for Golden State. His field goal percentage was 50% for the year while his free throw percentage was 91%.
Kyrie Irving averaged 19.6 points per game while playing 31.5 minutes per contest this year for the Cavaliers. He grabbed 3 rebounds per game and had 4.7 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage was 45% and his free throw percentage was at 89%. Lebron James averaged 25.3 points per game this season and he saw the court an average of 35.6 minutes per contest. He also averaged 7.4 rebounds per contest and 6.8 assists per game. His field goal percentage was 52% and his free throw percentage was 73%.
Golden State averaged 114.7 points per contest this season which ranked them 1st in the NBA. Their average scoring margin was 10.7 and their shooting percentage was 49% as a team which had them ranked 1st. Behind the arc they shot 41% which was good for 1st in the league. They averaged 53.8 rebounds per game and 28.7 assists per game which ranked them 5th and 1st in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they ranked 23rd with 15 per game. The Warriors allowed 104 points per game to their opponents which ranked them 19th in the league. They also allowed a 43% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the arc ranking them 2nd and 4th in those defensive categories. Opponents averaged 53.3 rebounds a game which ranked 21st and they gave up 22 assists per contest which put them in 15th place in the league. They forced 14.6 turnovers per game which ranked them 15th in the league.
Cleveland averaged 104.6 points per game this year which ranked them 7th in the league. Their average scoring margin was 6.4 and their shooting percentage was 46% as a team which had them sitting in the 9th spot in the league. Behind the arc they shot 37% which was good for 3rd in the NBA. They averaged 52.7 rebounds per game and 22.8 assists per contest which ranked them 12th and 11th respectively. In the turnover department the Cavaliers ranked 6th with 13.3 per game. The Cavaliers allowed 98.2 points per game to their opponents which ranked them 5th in the league. They also allowed a 45% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc ranking them 14th and 13th in those defensive statistics. Opponents averaged 49 rebounds a game which ranked 5th and they gave up 21.5 assists per contest which put them in 9th place in the league. The Cavaliers forced 13.2 turnovers per game which ranked them 23rd in the NBA.
The Warriors averaged 113.6 points per game on the road this season and they have scored 119.7 ppg in their past 3 contests. They had an average scoring differential of 7 on the road and in their past 3 games their difference is 1.7 per contest. The Warriors had an offensive rating of 114.5 and a defensive rating of 103.8. In terms of pace they averaged 99.3 possessions per 48 minutes and their effective field goal percentage was 56%. As a team they had a true shooting percentage of 59% and they shot 3 pointers on 36% of their shots. Golden State turned the ball over an average of 13.5 times per 100 possessions and they forced 12.6 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season was 48%.
The Cavaliers scored 106.9 ppg at home and they have averaged 114.7 points per contest in their last 3 games. They have an average scoring differential of 13 in their past 3 contests and at home this season they had a difference of 8.8 points per game. The Cavaliers rating on offense was 110.9 and they had a defensive rating of 104.5. They had 93.3 possessions per 48 minutes and they had an effective field goal percentage of 52%. As a unit they had a true shooting percentage of 56% and they attempted 3 pointers on 35% of their shot attempts. Cleveland turned the ball over on 12.7 out of every 100 possessions and their opponents averaged 12.6 turnovers per 100 possessions. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the year was 50%.
Golden State Warriors Betting Trends
The Golden State Warriors were 43-36-3 against the spread
The Golden State Warriors were 45-36-1 against the over/under
Cleveland Cavaliers Betting Trends
The Cleveland Cavaliers were 37-43-2 against the spread
The Cleveland Cavaliers were 41-41-0 against the over/under
Golden State Warriors Injuries
06/09/16 G Klay Thompson Thigh injured last game, probable Friday vs. Cleveland
Cleveland Cavaliers Injuries
06/09/16 F Kevin Love Concussion is upgraded to probable Friday vs. Golden State
Josh's Pick: Take Cleveland
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