Monday, November 21, 2016
Bankers Life Fieldhouse
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The Golden State Warriors travel to Bankers Life Fieldhouse to play the Indiana Pacers on Monday, November 21, 2016. The Warriors come into this game with an overall record of 11-2. They are 2nd in the Pacific Division. They currently have a point differential of 8.2 as they are averaging 116.8 points per game while giving up 108.6 per contest. The Pacers have an overall record of 6-7. They currently are 3rd in the Central Division. They are averaging 105.5 points per game and surrendering 107.5, good for a point differential of -2.1.
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Stephen Curry comes into this contest averaging 26.4 points per game while playing 33.5 minutes per night so far this season for the Warriors. He pulls down 3.6 rebounds per game and dishes out 6 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 48% while his free throw percentage is currently at 91%. Kevin Durant averages 27.9 points per game in 35 minutes per contest this season. He averages 4.4 assists per contest and 8 rebounds per game for Golden State. His field goal percentage is 57% for the year while his free throw percentage is 83%.
Paul George averages 21 points per game while playing 34.7 minutes per contest this year for the Pacers. He grabs 7 rebounds per game and has 3.5 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 46% and his free throw percentage currently is at 92%. Myles Turner averages 15 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 27.8 minutes per contest. He also averages 7 rebounds per contest and 0.9 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 56% and his free throw percentage is 74%.
Golden State averages 116.8 points per contest this season which ranks them 1st in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is 8.2 and their shooting percentage is 50% as a team which has them ranked 1st. Behind the arc they shoot 37% which is good for 6th in the league. They average 49.9 rebounds per game and 30.8 assists per game which ranks them 26th and 1st in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 20th with 14.9 per game. The Warriors allow 108.6 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 26th in the league. They also allow a 45% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc ranking them 16th and 15th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 53.4 rebounds a game which ranks 19th and they give up 23.3 assists per contest which puts them in 23rd place in the league. They force 14.7 turnovers per game which ranks them 12th in the league.
Indiana averages 105.5 points per game this year which ranks them 13th in the league. Their average scoring margin is -2.1 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team which has them sitting in the 5th spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 35% which is good for 12th in the NBA. They average 49.5 rebounds per game and 23.9 assists per contest which ranks them 28th and 7th respectively. In the turnover department the Pacers rank 16th with 14.5 per game. The Pacers allow 107.5 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 22nd in the league. They also allow a 45% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the arc ranking them 19th and 12th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 54.9 rebounds a game which ranks 24th and they give up 22.6 assists per contest which puts them in 18th place in the league. The Pacers force 16.3 turnovers per game which ranks them 4th in the NBA.
The Warriors have an offensive rating of 116.6 and a defensive rating of 108.4. In terms of pace they average 100.2 possessions per 48 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 56%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 60% and they shoot 3 pointers on 36% of their shots. Golden State turns the ball over an average of 13.3 times per 100 possessions and they force 12.8 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 50%.
The Pacers rating on offense is 105.3 and they have a defensive rating of 107.3. They get 97.8 possessions per 48 minutes and they have an effective field goal percentage of 51%. As a unit they have a true shooting percentage of 54% and they attempt 3 pointers on 26% of their shot attempts. Indiana turns the ball over on 13 out of every 100 possessions and their opponents average 14.3 turnovers per 100 possessions. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the year is 51%.
Golden State Warriors Betting Trends
The Golden State Warriors are 5-7-1 against the spread
The Golden State Warriors are 9-4-0 against the over/under
Indiana Pacers Betting Trends
The Indiana Pacers are 4-9-0 against the spread
The Indiana Pacers are 7-6-0 against the over/under
Golden State Warriors Injuries
11/20/16 F Kevin Durant Knee injured last game, probable Monday vs. Indiana
10/22/16 C Damian Jones Pectoral out indefinitely
Indiana Pacers Injuries
11/20/16 PG Rodney Stuckey Hamstring probable Sunday vs. Oklahoma City
11/19/16 F C.J. Miles Knee is downgraded to expected to miss Sunday vs. Oklahoma City
11/19/16 F Kevin Seraphin Knee "?" Sunday vs. Oklahoma City
11/19/16 F Paul George Ankle doubtful Sunday vs. Oklahoma City
Tony's Pick: Take Indiana +7
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