Saturday, February 25, 2017
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The Brooklyn Nets head to Oracle Arena to take on the Golden State Warriors on Saturday, February 25, 2017. The opening line for this game has Golden State as 19 point favorites.
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The Nets come into this game with an overall record of 9-47. They are 5th in the Atlantic Division. They currently have a point differential of -8.8 as they are averaging 105.5 points per game while giving up 114.2 per contest. The Warriors have an overall record of 48-9. They currently are 1st in the Pacific Division. They are averaging 118.3 points per game and surrendering 105.5, good for a point differential of 12.8.
Sean Kilpatrick comes into this game averaging 13.5 points per contest while playing 26 minutes per night so far this year for the Nets. He pulls down 4 rebounds per contest and dishes out 2.3 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 42% while his free throw percentage is currently at 84%. Brook Lopez averages 20.8 points per game in 29.6 minutes per contest this season. He averages 2.5 assists per contest and 5.2 rebounds per game for Brooklyn. His field goal percentage is 47% for the year while his free throw percentage is 84%.
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Kevin Durant averages 25.7 points per game while playing 34.1 minutes per contest this year for the Warriors. He grabs 8.4 rebounds per game and has 4.9 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 54% and his free throw percentage currently is at 88%. Stephen Curry averages 24.9 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 33.4 minutes per contest. He also averages 4.3 rebounds per contest and 6.4 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 47% and his free throw percentage is 92%.
Brooklyn averages 105.5 points per contest this season which ranks them 15th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is -8.75 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team which has them ranked 24th. Behind the arc they shoot 34% which is good for 26th in the league. They average 43.8 rebounds per game and 21.3 assists per game which ranks them 14th and 20th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 1st with 17 per game. The Nets allow 114.2 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 30th in the league. They also allow a 46% shooting percentage and a 37% average from behind the arc ranking them 23rd and 23rd in those defensive categories. Opponents average 47.6 rebounds a game which ranks 29th and they give up 23.2 assists per contest which puts them in 22nd place in the league. They force 13.1 turnovers per game which ranks them 7th in the league.
Golden State averages 118.3 points per game this year which ranks them 1st in the league. Their average scoring margin is 12.77 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 39% which is good for 3rd in the NBA. They average 44.7 rebounds per game and 31 assists per contest which ranks them 7th and 1st respectively. In the turnover department the Warriors rank 9th with 14.8 per game. The Warriors allow 105.5 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 14th in the league. They also allow a 44% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the arc ranking them 1st and 1st in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 43.4 rebounds a game which ranks 15th and they give up 22.6 assists per contest which puts them in 11th place in the league. The Warriors force 15.4 turnovers per game which ranks them 28th in the NBA.
The Nets have an offensive rating of 103.4 and a defensive rating of 112. In terms of pace they average 101.4 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 38% of their shots. Brooklyn turns the ball over an average of 15 times per 100 possessions and they force 11.3 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 52%.
The Warriors rating on offense is 116.7 and they have a defensive rating of 104.1. They get 100.6 possessions per 48 minutes and they have an effective field goal percentage of 57%. As a unit they have a true shooting percentage of 61% and they attempt 3 pointers on 36% of their shot attempts. Golden State turns the ball over on 13.2 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 49%.
Brooklyn Nets Betting Trends
The Brooklyn Nets are 24-30-2 against the spread
The Brooklyn Nets are 30-26-0 against the over/under
Golden State Warriors Betting Trends
The Golden State Warriors are 28-27-2 against the spread
The Golden State Warriors are 26-31-0 against the over/under
Brooklyn Nets Injuries
12/28/16 PG Jeremy Lin Hamstring out indefinitely
02/24/17 F Quincy Acy Ankle is downgraded to expected to miss Friday vs. Denver
Golden State Warriors Injuries
02/24/17 F Kevin Durant Hand injured last game, probable Saturday vs. Brooklyn
Guy's Pick: Take Brooklyn +19
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