Wednesday, November 23, 2016
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The Los Angeles Lakers travel to Oracle Arena to play the Golden State Warriors on Wednesday, November 23, 2016. The Lakers come into this game with an overall record of 7-7. They are 3rd in the Pacific Division. They currently have a point differential of 0.1 as they are averaging 109.8 points per game while giving up 109.6 per contest. The Warriors have an overall record of 12-2. They currently are 2nd in the Pacific Division. They are averaging 117.1 points per game and surrendering 106.8, good for a point differential of 10.3.
D'Angelo Russell comes into this contest averaging 16.1 points per game while playing 26.8 minutes per night so far this season for the Lakers. He pulls down 3.4 rebounds per game and dishes out 4.8 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 41% while his free throw percentage is currently at 76%. Julius Randle averages 14.1 points per game in 28.2 minutes per contest this season. He averages 3.9 assists per contest and 8.3 rebounds per game for Los Angeles. His field goal percentage is 54% for the year while his free throw percentage is 75%.
Stephen Curry averages 26.1 points per game while playing 33.1 minutes per contest this year for the Warriors. He grabs 3.8 rebounds per game and has 6 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 48% and his free throw percentage currently is at 92%. Kevin Durant averages 26.9 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 34.4 minutes per contest. He also averages 8.2 rebounds per contest and 4.5 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 56% and his free throw percentage is 84%.
Los Angeles averages 109.8 points per contest this season which ranks them 3rd in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is 0.1 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a team which has them ranked 4th. Behind the arc they shoot 36% which is good for 8th in the league. They average 51.2 rebounds per game and 21.9 assists per game which ranks them 21st and 12th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 25th with 16.1 per game. The Lakers allow 109.6 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 27th in the league. They also allow a 48% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the arc ranking them 30th and 4th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 50.6 rebounds a game which ranks 9th and they give up 24.1 assists per contest which puts them in 28th place in the league. They force 15.1 turnovers per game which ranks them 7th in the league.
Golden State averages 117.1 points per game this year which ranks them 1st in the league. Their average scoring margin is 10.3 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 37% which is good for 6th in the NBA. They average 51.4 rebounds per game and 30.9 assists per contest which ranks them 20th and 1st respectively. In the turnover department the Warriors rank 20th with 14.7 per game. The Warriors allow 106.8 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 22nd in the league. They also allow a 44% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the arc ranking them 8th and 14th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 53.6 rebounds a game which ranks 18th and they give up 22.6 assists per contest which puts them in 18th place in the league. The Warriors force 14.6 turnovers per game which ranks them 14th in the NBA.
The Lakers have an offensive rating of 109.9 and a defensive rating of 109.8. In terms of pace they average 99.9 possessions per 48 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 53%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 57% and they shoot 3 pointers on 32% of their shots. Los Angeles turns the ball over an average of 14.3 times per 100 possessions and they force 13.5 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 53%.
The Warriors rating on offense is 116.7 and they have a defensive rating of 106.4. They get 100.3 possessions per 48 minutes and they have an effective field goal percentage of 56%. As a unit they have a true shooting percentage of 60% and they attempt 3 pointers on 37% of their shot attempts. Golden State turns the ball over on 13.1 out of every 100 possessions and their opponents average 12.6 turnovers per 100 possessions. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the year is 49%.
Los Angeles Lakers Betting Trends
The Los Angeles Lakers are 8-5-1 against the spread
The Los Angeles Lakers are 10-4-0 against the over/under
Golden State Warriors Betting Trends
The Golden State Warriors are 6-7-1 against the spread
The Golden State Warriors are 9-5-0 against the over/under
Los Angeles Lakers Injuries
11/21/16 PG D'Angelo Russell Knee "?" Tuesday vs. Oklahoma City
Golden State Warriors Injuries
10/22/16 C Damian Jones Pectoral out indefinitely
Tony's Pick: Take Golden State
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