Wednesday, March 23, 2016
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The Los Angeles Clippers travel to Oracle Arena to play the Golden State Warriors on Wednesday, March 23, 2016. The opening line for this game has Golden State as 10.5 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 226.5.
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The Clippers come into this game with an overall record of 43-26 and a road record of 21-14. They are 2nd in the Pacific Division. They currently have a point differential of 3.5 as they are averaging 104.6 points per game while giving up 101.1 per contest. Los Angeles is 7-5 against division opponents and they have a conference record of 23-18. They are 4-6 in their last 10 games. The Warriors have an overall record of 63-7 and a home record of 32-0. They currently are 1st in the Pacific Division. They are averaging 115.3 points per game and surrendering 104.2, good for a point differential of 11.1. Golden State has a division record of 14-1 and a conference record of 38-5. In their last 10 games they are 8-2.
Chris Paul comes into this contest averaging 20 points per game while playing 33.3 minutes per night so far this season for the Clippers. He pulls down 4.1 rebounds per game and dishes out 9.9 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 47% while his free throw percentage is currently at 89%. J.J. Redick averages 16.8 points per game in 28.6 minutes per contest this season. He averages 1.5 assists per contest and 1.7 rebounds per game for Los Angeles. His field goal percentage is 48% for the year while his free throw percentage is 89%.
Stephen Curry averages 30.1 points per game while playing 33.9 minutes per contest this year for the Warriors. He grabs 5.4 rebounds per game and has 6.6 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 51% and his free throw percentage currently is at 91%. Draymond Green averages 13.7 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 34.4 minutes per contest. He also averages 9.6 rebounds per contest and 7.4 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 48% and his free throw percentage is 69%.
Los Angeles averages 104.6 points per contest this season which ranks them 6th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is 3.5 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team which has them ranked 7th. Behind the arc they shoot 36% which is good for 6th in the league. They average 50.8 rebounds per game and 22.6 assists per game which ranks them 21st and 12th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 3rd with 13 per game. The Clippers allow 101.1 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 10th in the league. They also allow a 44% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the arc ranking them 7th and 10th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 55.3 rebounds a game which ranks 28th and they give up 21.6 assists per contest which puts them in 10th place in the league. They force 15.4 turnovers per game which ranks them 9th in the league.
Golden State averages 115.3 points per game this year which ranks them 1st in the league. Their average scoring margin is 11.1 and their shooting percentage is 49% as a team which has them sitting in the 1st spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 41% which is good for 1st in the NBA. They average 53.9 rebounds per game and 29.2 assists per contest which ranks them 5th and 1st respectively. In the turnover department the Warriors rank 24th with 15.1 per game. The Warriors allow 104.2 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 3rd in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 52.5 rebounds a game which ranks 20th and they give up 21.9 assists per contest which puts them in 14th place in the league. The Warriors force 14.7 turnovers per game which ranks them 14th in the NBA.
The Clippers average 104.6 points per game on the road this season and they have scored 109.7 ppg in their past 3 contests. They have an average scoring differential of 1.8 on the road and in their past 3 games their difference is 0.3 per contest. The Clippers have an offensive rating of 108.1 and a defensive rating of 104.4. In terms of pace they average 96.1 possessions per 48 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 52%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 56% and they shoot 3 pointers on 33% of their shots. Los Angeles turns the ball over an average of 12.1 times per 100 possessions and they force 13.9 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 49%.
The Warriors score 115.9 ppg at home and they have averaged 106 points per contest in their last 3 games. They have an average scoring differential of 5 in their past 3 contests and at home this season they have a difference of 15.6 points per game. The Warriors rating on offense is 114.7 and they have a defensive rating of 103.6. They get 99.6 possessions per 48 minutes and they have an effective field goal percentage of 56%. As a unit they have a true shooting percentage of 59% and they attempt 3 pointers on 36% of their shot attempts. Golden State turns the ball over on 13.4 out of every 100 possessions and their opponents average 12.8 turnovers per 100 possessions. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the year is 48%.
Los Angeles Clippers Betting Trends
The Los Angeles Clippers are 32-33-4 against the spread
The Los Angeles Clippers are 29-37-3 against the over/under
Golden State Warriors Betting Trends
The Golden State Warriors are 37-30-3 against the spread
The Golden State Warriors are 40-29-1 against the over/under
Los Angeles Clippers Injuries
03/22/16 F Jeff Green Concussion "?" Wednesday vs. Golden State
03/14/16 F Branden Dawson Legal problems out indefinitely
01/12/16 F Blake Griffin Hand out indefinitely
Golden State Warriors Injuries
03/22/16 C Andrew Bogut Toe "?" Wednesday vs. LA Clippers
03/17/16 F Kevon Looney Hip out indefinitely
03/12/16 G Andre Iguodala Ankle expected to miss 2-4 weeks
02/06/16 C Festus Ezeli Knee out indefinitely
Tony's Pick: Take Los Angeles
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