Friday, January 8, 2016
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The Golden State Warriors travel to Moda Center to play the Portland Trail Blazers on Friday, January 8, 2016. The opening line for this game has Golden State as 14 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 212.
The Warriors come into this game with an overall record of 33-2 and a road record of 16-2. They are 1st in the Pacific Division. They currently have a point differential of 12 as they are averaging 113.7 points per game while giving up 101.8 per contest. The Trail Blazers have an overall record of 15-23 and a home record of 8-8. They currently are 3rd in the Northwest Division. They are averaging 100.8 points per game and surrendering 102.2, good for a point differential of -1.4.
Stephen Curry comes into this contest averaging 29.3 points per game while playing 33.8 minutes per night so far this season for the Warriors. He pulls down 5.3 rebounds per game and dishes out 6.3 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 51% while his free throw percentage is currently at 90%. Klay Thompson averages 20.9 points per game in 33.1 minutes per contest this season. He averages 2.3 assists per contest and 3.7 rebounds per game for Golden State. His field goal percentage is 47% for the year while his free throw percentage is 81%.
Damian Lillard averages 24.2 points per game while playing 36.7 minutes per contest this year for the Trail Blazers. He grabs 4.5 rebounds per game and has 6.8 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 41% and his free throw percentage currently is at 88%. C.J. McCollum averages 21 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 35.5 minutes per contest. He also averages 3.7 rebounds per contest and 4.4 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 45% and his free throw percentage is 80%.
Golden State averages 113.7 points per contest this season which ranks them 1st in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is 12 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 54.7 rebounds per game and 28.7 assists per game which ranks them 4th and 1st in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 26th with 15.7 per game. The Warriors allow 101.8 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 18th in the league. They also allow a 43% shooting percentage and a 32% average from behind the arc ranking them 2nd and 3rd in those defensive categories. Opponents average 52.6 rebounds a game which ranks 18th and they give up 21.1 assists per contest which puts them in 11th place in the league. They force 15.2 turnovers per game which ranks them 11th in the league.
Portland averages 100.8 points per game this year which ranks them 18th in the league. Their average scoring margin is -1.4 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team which has them sitting in the 15th spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 36% which is good for 13th in the NBA. They average 54.5 rebounds per game and 20.6 assists per contest which ranks them 5th and 22nd respectively. In the turnover department the Trail Blazers rank 24th with 15.4 per game. The Trail Blazers allow 102.2 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 19th in the league. They also allow a 45% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc ranking them 14th and 15th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 51.6 rebounds a game which ranks 9th and they give up 20.7 assists per contest which puts them in 10th place in the league. The Trail Blazers force 12.4 turnovers per game which ranks them 28th in the NBA.
Golden State Warriors Betting Trends
The Golden State Warriors are 21-13-1 against the spread
The Golden State Warriors are 20-15-0 against the over/under
Portland Trail Blazers Betting Trends
The Portland Trail Blazers are 19-19-0 against the spread
The Portland Trail Blazers are 21-16-1 against the over/under
Golden State Warriors Injuries
01/07/16 F James Michael McAdoo Toe expected to miss Friday vs. Portland
01/07/16 PG Stephen Curry Shin "?" Friday vs. Portland
01/06/16 G Leandro Barbosa Shoulder expected to miss Friday vs. Portland
Portland Trail Blazers Injuries
01/07/16 G C.J. McCollum None missed last game, probable Friday vs. Golden State
Josh's Pick: Take Golden State
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