Wednesday, February 1, 2017
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The Charlotte Hornets head to Oracle Arena to take on the Golden State Warriors on Wednesday, February 1, 2017. The opening line for this game has Golden State as 7 point favorites.
The Hornets come into this game with an overall record of 23-25. They are 3rd in the Southeast Division. They currently have a point differential of 1.6 as they are averaging 105.2 points per game while giving up 103.7 per contest. The Warriors have an overall record of 41-7. They currently are 1st in the Pacific Division. They are averaging 118.0 points per game and surrendering 104.8, good for a point differential of 13.1.
Kemba Walker comes into this game averaging 23.3 points per contest while playing 34 minutes per night so far this year for the Hornets. He pulls down 4.2 rebounds per contest and dishes out 5.5 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 46% while his free throw percentage is currently at 83%. Nicolas Batum averages 14.9 points per game in 34.8 minutes per contest this season. He averages 6 assists per contest and 7.4 rebounds per game for Charlotte. His field goal percentage is 40% for the year while his free throw percentage is 85%.
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Stephen Curry averages 25 points per game while playing 33.5 minutes per contest this year for the Warriors. He grabs 4.3 rebounds per game and has 6.1 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 47% and his free throw percentage currently is at 92%. Kevin Durant averages 26.3 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 34.3 minutes per contest. He also averages 8.4 rebounds per contest and 4.7 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 55% and his free throw percentage is 87%.
Charlotte averages 105.2 points per contest this season which ranks them 16th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is 1.6 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team which has them ranked 26th. Behind the arc they shoot 36% which is good for 18th in the league. They average 54 rebounds per game and 23.4 assists per game which ranks them 5th and 9th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 4th with 12.1 per game. The Hornets allow 103.6 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 8th in the league. They also allow a 45% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the arc ranking them 5th and 10th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 51.5 rebounds a game which ranks 13th and they give up 23.8 assists per contest which puts them in 25th place in the league. They force 12.6 turnovers per game which ranks them 28th in the league.
Golden State averages 118 points per game this year which ranks them 1st in the league. Their average scoring margin is 13.1 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 2nd in the NBA. They average 53.5 rebounds per game and 31 assists per contest which ranks them 7th and 1st respectively. In the turnover department the Warriors rank 23rd with 15.2 per game. The Warriors allow 104.8 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 14th in the league. They also allow a 43% shooting percentage and a 32% average from behind the arc ranking them 1st and 1st in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 51.5 rebounds a game which ranks 12th and they give up 22.1 assists per contest which puts them in 9th place in the league. The Warriors force 15.1 turnovers per game which ranks them 7th in the NBA.
The Hornets have an offensive rating of 108.4 and a defensive rating of 106.8. In terms of pace they average 96.4 possessions per 48 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 50%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 54% and they shoot 3 pointers on 32% of their shots. Charlotte turns the ball over an average of 11.1 times per 100 possessions and they force 11.6 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 51%.
The Warriors rating on offense is 116.4 and they have a defensive rating of 103.4. They get 100.7 possessions per 48 minutes and they have an effective field goal percentage of 57%. 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 13.5 out of every 100 possessions and their opponents average 13.1 turnovers per 100 possessions. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the year is 49%.
Charlotte Hornets Betting Trends
The Charlotte Hornets are 21-26-1 against the spread
The Charlotte Hornets are 25-23-0 against the over/under
Golden State Warriors Betting Trends
The Golden State Warriors are 23-24-1 against the spread
The Golden State Warriors are 20-28-0 against the over/under
Charlotte Hornets Injuries
01/30/17 F Cody Zeller Quad is downgraded to doubtful Tuesday vs. Portland
01/30/17 G Jeremy Lamb Foot is upgraded to probable Tuesday vs. Portland
Golden State Warriors Injuries
01/31/17 PG Stephen Curry Illness missed last game, "?" Wednesday vs. Charlotte
01/18/17 F David West Thumb expected to miss 2 weeks
Guy's Pick: Take Golden State -7
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