Sunday, April 3, 2016
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The Portland Trail Blazers travel to Oracle Arena to play the Golden State Warriors on Sunday, April 3, 2016. The opening line for this game has Golden State as 12 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 226.5.
The Trail Blazers come into this game with an overall record of 40-36 and a road record of 15-24. They are 2nd in the Northwest Division. They currently have a point differential of 0.7 as they are averaging 104.7 points per game while giving up 103.9 per contest. Portland is 42617 against division opponents and they have a conference record of 26-21. They are 42525 in their last 10 games. The Warriors have an overall record of 68-8 and a home record of 36-1. They currently are 1st in the Pacific Division. They are averaging 115 points per game and surrendering 104.1, good for a point differential of 10.9. Golden State has a division record of 15-1 and a conference record of 41-5. In their last 10 games they are 42584.
Damian Lillard comes into this contest averaging 25.2 points per game while playing 35.9 minutes per night so far this season for the Trail Blazers. He pulls down 4.1 rebounds per game and dishes out 6.9 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 42% while his free throw percentage is currently at 89%. C.J. McCollum averages 20.7 points per game in 34.8 minutes per contest this season. He averages 4.2 assists per contest and 3.3 rebounds per game for Portland. His field goal percentage is 44% for the year while his free throw percentage is 83%.
Stephen Curry averages 30 points per game while playing 34.1 minutes per contest this year for the Warriors. He grabs 5.4 rebounds per game and has 6.5 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 50% and his free throw percentage currently is at 90%. Draymond Green averages 13.8 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 34.7 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%.
Portland averages 104.7 points per contest this season which ranks them 6th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is 0.7 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team which has them ranked 16th. Behind the arc they shoot 37% which is good for 5th in the league. They average 54.1 rebounds per game and 21.2 assists per game which ranks them 4th and 20th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 17th with 14.6 per game. The Trail Blazers allow 103.9 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 19th in the league. They also allow a 45% shooting percentage and a 37% average from behind the arc ranking them 15th and 23rd in those defensive categories. Opponents average 52.4 rebounds a game which ranks 18th and they give up 21.6 assists per contest which puts them in 10th place in the league. They force 13.1 turnovers per game which ranks them 25th in the league.
Golden State averages 115 points per game this year which ranks them 1st in the league. Their average scoring margin is 10.9 and their shooting percentage is 49% as a team which has them sitting in the 2nd spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 42% which is good for 1st in the NBA. They average 53.9 rebounds per game and 29 assists per contest which ranks them 5th and 1st respectively. In the turnover department the Warriors rank 25th with 15.1 per game. The Warriors allow 104.1 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 20th in the league. They also allow a 44% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the arc ranking them 3rd and 1st in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 52.8 rebounds a game which ranks 21st and they give up 22.1 assists per contest which puts them in 15th place in the league. The Warriors force 14.6 turnovers per game which ranks them 15th in the NBA.
The Trail Blazers average 101.7 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 -3.8 on the road and in their past 3 games their difference is 7.3 per contest. The Trail Blazers have an offensive rating of 108.4 and a defensive rating of 107.6. In terms of pace they average 95.9 possessions per 48 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 51%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 55% and they shoot 3 pointers on 33% of their shots. Portland turns the ball over an average of 13.2 times per 100 possessions and they force 12 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 50%.
The Warriors score 115.6 ppg at home and they have averaged 103.7 points per contest in their last 3 games. They have an average scoring differential of 4 in their past 3 contests and at home this season they have a difference of 14.6 points per game. The Warriors rating on offense is 114.4 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 13.5 out of every 100 possessions and their opponents average 12.7 turnovers per 100 possessions. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the year is 48%.
Portland Trail Blazers Betting Trends
The Portland Trail Blazers are 42-34-0 against the spread
The Portland Trail Blazers are 42-33-1 against the over/under
Golden State Warriors Betting Trends
The Golden State Warriors are 39-34-3 against the spread
The Golden State Warriors are 41-34-1 against the over/under
Portland Trail Blazers Injuries
04/01/16 C Chris Kaman Illness "?" Saturday vs. Miami
03/25/16 C Meyers Leonard Shoulder out for season
Golden State Warriors Injuries
04/01/16 C Andrew Bogut Ribs injured last game, "?" Sunday vs. Portland
03/12/16 G Andre Iguodala Ankle expected to miss 2-4 weeks
02/06/16 C Festus Ezeli Knee out indefinitely
Guy's Pick: Take Golden State
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