Tuesday, December 13, 2016
Smoothie King Center
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The Golden State Warriors travel to Smoothie King Center to play the New Orleans Pelicans on Tuesday, December 13, 2016. The Warriors come into this game with an overall record of 21-4. They are 1st in the Pacific Division. They currently have a point differential of 12.0 as they are averaging 118.0 points per game while giving up 106.0 per contest. The Pelicans have an overall record of 8-17. They currently are 4th in the Southwest Division. They are averaging 102.5 points per game and surrendering 106.8, good for a point differential of -4.3.
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Stephen Curry comes into this contest averaging 25.4 points per game while playing 33.3 minutes per night so far this season for the Warriors. He pulls down 4.2 rebounds per game and dishes out 5.8 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 48% while his free throw percentage is currently at 94%. Kevin Durant averages 25.8 points per game in 34.4 minutes per contest this season. He averages 4.6 assists per contest and 8.4 rebounds per game for Golden State. His field goal percentage is 54% for the year while his free throw percentage is 87%.
Anthony Davis averages 30.6 points per game while playing 38.4 minutes per contest this year for the Pelicans. He grabs 11.4 rebounds per game and has 2.3 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 49% and his free throw percentage currently is at 83%. Tim Frazier averages 10.9 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 31.1 minutes per contest. He also averages 3.6 rebounds per contest and 7.6 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 42% and his free throw percentage is 82%.
Golden State averages 118 points per contest this season which ranks them 1st in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is 12 and their shooting percentage is 50% as a team which has them ranked 1st. Behind the arc they shoot 38% which is good for 4th in the league. They average 52.1 rebounds per game and 31 assists per game which ranks them 19th and 1st in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 21st with 14.9 per game. The Warriors allow 106 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 21st 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 53.5 rebounds a game which ranks 21st and they give up 21.8 assists per contest which puts them in 14th place in the league. They force 14.9 turnovers per game which ranks them 10th in the league.
New Orleans averages 102.5 points per game this year which ranks them 21st in the league. Their average scoring margin is -4.3 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 32% which is good for 29th in the NBA. They average 52.7 rebounds per game and 22.7 assists per contest which ranks them 18th and 9th respectively. In the turnover department the Pelicans rank 11th with 13.2 per game. The Pelicans allow 106.8 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 22nd in the league. They also allow a 45% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc ranking them 13th and 12th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 56.5 rebounds a game which ranks 30th and they give up 24.7 assists per contest which puts them in 28th place in the league. The Pelicans force 13.7 turnovers per game which ranks them 19th in the NBA.
The Warriors have an offensive rating of 117 and a defensive rating of 105.1. In terms of pace they average 100 possessions per 48 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 57%. 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 13.2 times per 100 possessions and they force 12.9 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 48%.
The Pelicans rating on offense is 102.3 and they have a defensive rating of 106.6. They get 97.8 possessions per 48 minutes and they have an effective field goal percentage of 49%. As a unit they have a true shooting percentage of 53% and they attempt 3 pointers on 29% of their shot attempts. New Orleans turns the ball over on 11.9 out of every 100 possessions and their opponents average 12.1 turnovers per 100 possessions. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the year is 50%.
Golden State Warriors Betting Trends
The Golden State Warriors are 12-12-1 against the spread
The Golden State Warriors are 13-12-0 against the over/under
New Orleans Pelicans Betting Trends
The New Orleans Pelicans are 10-14-1 against the spread
The New Orleans Pelicans are 14-11-0 against the over/under
Golden State Warriors Injuries
12/12/16 C Zaza Pachulia Wrist "?" Tuesday vs. New Orleans
10/22/16 C Damian Jones Pectoral out indefinitely
New Orleans Pelicans Injuries
12/09/16 G Tyreke Evans Calf out indefinitely
11/25/16 F Dante Cunningham Knee expected to miss 4-6 weeks
10/22/16 F Quincy Pondexter Knee out indefinitely
Josh's Pick: Take New Orleans +11
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