Wednesday, December 7, 2016
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The Golden State Warriors travel to Staples Center to play the Los Angeles Clippers on Wednesday, December 7, 2016. The Warriors come into this game with an overall record of 18-3. They are 1st in the Pacific Division. They currently have a point differential of 13.8 as they are averaging 120.2 points per game while giving up 106.4 per contest. The Clippers have an overall record of 16-6. They currently are 2nd in the Pacific Division. They are averaging 108.7 points per game and surrendering 99.1, good for a point differential of 9.6.
Stephen Curry comes into this contest averaging 26.2 points per game while playing 33.4 minutes per night so far this season for the Warriors. He pulls down 4 rebounds per game and dishes out 6 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 49% while his free throw percentage is currently at 92%. Kevin Durant averages 27 points per game in 34.5 minutes per contest this season. He averages 4.7 assists per contest and 8.4 rebounds per game for Golden State. His field goal percentage is 57% for the year while his free throw percentage is 87%.
Chris Paul averages 17.8 points per game while playing 31.5 minutes per contest this year for the Clippers. He grabs 5.2 rebounds per game and has 9.1 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 46% and his free throw percentage currently is at 90%. Blake Griffin averages 21.1 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 33 minutes per contest. He also averages 9 rebounds per contest and 4.8 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 48% and his free throw percentage is 76%.
Golden State averages 120.2 points per contest this season which ranks them 1st in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is 13.8 and their shooting percentage is 50% as a team which has them ranked 1st. Behind the arc they shoot 39% which is good for 4th in the league. They average 52.5 rebounds per game and 32 assists per game which ranks them 16th and 1st in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 21st with 14.9 per game. The Warriors allow 106.4 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 21st in the league. They also allow a 43% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the arc ranking them 3rd and 2nd in those defensive categories. Opponents average 53 rebounds a game which ranks 16th and they give up 22.4 assists per contest which puts them in 17th place in the league. They force 15.1 turnovers per game which ranks them 10th in the league.
Los Angeles averages 108.7 points per game this year which ranks them 6th in the league. Their average scoring margin is 9.6 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 37% which is good for 6th in the NBA. They average 53.1 rebounds per game and 22.3 assists per contest which ranks them 12th and 14th respectively. In the turnover department the Clippers rank 8th with 12.9 per game. The Clippers allow 99.1 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 7th in the league. They also allow a 44% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the arc ranking them 6th and 20th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 51 rebounds a game which ranks 6th and they give up 20 assists per contest which puts them in 3rd place in the league. The Clippers force 15.4 turnovers per game which ranks them 8th in the NBA.
The Warriors have an offensive rating of 118.2 and a defensive rating of 104.7. In terms of pace they average 100.7 possessions per 48 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 57%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 61% and they shoot 3 pointers on 36% of their shots. Golden State turns the ball over an average of 13.1 times per 100 possessions and they force 13 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 48%.
The Clippers rating on offense is 111.8 and they have a defensive rating of 102. They get 96.3 possessions per 48 minutes and they have an effective field goal percentage of 52%. As a unit they have a true shooting percentage of 57% and they attempt 3 pointers on 32% of their shot attempts. Los Angeles turns the ball over on 11.8 out of every 100 possessions and their opponents average 14.1 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 11-9-1 against the spread
The Golden State Warriors are 13-8-0 against the over/under
Los Angeles Clippers Betting Trends
The Los Angeles Clippers are 12-10-0 against the spread
The Los Angeles Clippers are 14-8-0 against the over/under
Golden State Warriors Injuries
10/22/16 C Damian Jones Pectoral out indefinitely
Los Angeles Clippers Injuries
10/25/16 F Brice Johnson Back out indefinitely
Guy's Pick: Take Los Angeles +2.5
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