Wednesday, December 28, 2016
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The Toronto Raptors travel to Oracle Arena to play the Golden State Warriors on Wednesday, December 28, 2016. The Raptors come into this game with an overall record of 22-8. They are 1st in the Atlantic Division. They currently have a point differential of 9.0 as they are averaging 111.4 points per game while giving up 102.4 per contest. The Warriors have an overall record of 27-5. They currently are 1st in the Pacific Division. They are averaging 117.2 points per game and surrendering 104.3, good for a point differential of 12.9.
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Kyle Lowry comes into this contest averaging 21.9 points per game while playing 37 minutes per night so far this season for the Raptors. He pulls down 4.7 rebounds per game and dishes out 7.2 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 47% while his free throw percentage is currently at 85%. DeMar DeRozan averages 27.5 points per game in 35.3 minutes per contest this season. He averages 4.1 assists per contest and 5.3 rebounds per game for Toronto. His field goal percentage is 48% for the year while his free throw percentage is 84%.
Stephen Curry averages 24.1 points per game while playing 33.2 minutes per contest this year for the Warriors. He grabs 4.2 rebounds per game and has 5.8 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 47% and his free throw percentage currently is at 93%. Kevin Durant averages 26.2 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 34 minutes per contest. He also averages 8.6 rebounds per contest and 4.5 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 54% and his free throw percentage is 87%.
Toronto averages 111.4 points per contest this season which ranks them 3rd in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is 9 and their shooting percentage is 48% as a team which has them ranked 2nd. Behind the arc they shoot 39% which is good for 3rd in the league. They average 49.9 rebounds per game and 20 assists per game which ranks them 25th and 27th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 1st with 11.8 per game. The Raptors allow 102.4 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 9th in the league. They also allow a 45% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the arc ranking them 14th and 5th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 51.3 rebounds a game which ranks 8th and they give up 22.2 assists per contest which puts them in 17th place in the league. They force 15.8 turnovers per game which ranks them 3rd in the league.
Golden State averages 117.2 points per game this year which ranks them 1st in the league. Their average scoring margin is 12.9 and their shooting percentage is 50% as a team which has them sitting in the 1st spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 38% which is good for 6th in the NBA. They average 53.1 rebounds per game and 31.1 assists per contest which ranks them 11th and 1st respectively. In the turnover department the Warriors rank 22nd with 15.1 per game. The Warriors allow 104.2 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 17th in the league. They also allow a 43% 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 19th and they give up 21.3 assists per contest which puts them in 7th place in the league. The Warriors force 15.3 turnovers per game which ranks them 7th in the NBA.
The Raptors have an offensive rating of 116.7 and a defensive rating of 107.3. In terms of pace they average 95.2 possessions per 48 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 53%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 58% and they shoot 3 pointers on 29% of their shots. Toronto turns the ball over an average of 10.9 times per 100 possessions and they force 14.4 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 51%.
The Warriors rating on offense is 115.9 and they have a defensive rating of 103.1. They get 100.5 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 36% of their shot attempts. Golden State turns the ball over on 13.3 out of every 100 possessions and their opponents average 13.3 turnovers per 100 possessions. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the year is 48%.
Toronto Raptors Betting Trends
The Toronto Raptors are 20-9-1 against the spread
The Toronto Raptors are 20-10-0 against the over/under
Golden State Warriors Betting Trends
The Golden State Warriors are 15-16-1 against the spread
The Golden State Warriors are 14-18-0 against the over/under
Toronto Raptors Injuries
12/27/16 F Terrence Ross Wrist injured last game, "?" Wednesday vs. Golden State
10/22/16 PG Delon Wright Shoulder out indefinitely
10/22/16 F Jared Sullinger Foot out indefinitely
Golden State Warriors Injuries
No key injuries to report
Josh's Pick: Take Golden State
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