Monday, January 16, 2017
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The Cleveland Cavaliers travel to Oracle Arena to play the Golden State Warriors on Monday, January 16, 2017. The Cavaliers come into this game with an overall record of 29-10. They are 1st in the Central Division. They currently have a point differential of 5.9 as they are averaging 109.4 points per game while giving up 103.5 per contest. The Warriors have an overall record of 34-6. They currently are 1st in the Pacific Division. They are averaging 117.5 points per game and surrendering 105.4, good for a point differential of 12.1.
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Kyrie Irving comes into this contest averaging 23.8 points per game while playing 35 minutes per night so far this season for the Cavaliers. He pulls down 3.5 rebounds per game and dishes out 5.7 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 47% while his free throw percentage is currently at 90%. Lebron James averages 25.8 points per game in 37.1 minutes per contest this season. He averages 8.3 assists per contest and 7.8 rebounds per game for Cleveland. His field goal percentage is 52% for the year while his free throw percentage is 70%.
Kevin Durant averages 26 points per game while playing 34.6 minutes per contest this year for the Warriors. He grabs 8.6 rebounds per game and has 4.7 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 54% and his free throw percentage currently is at 86%. Stephen Curry averages 24.7 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 33.6 minutes per contest. He also averages 4.3 rebounds per contest and 5.9 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 47% and his free throw percentage is 93%.
Cleveland averages 109.4 points per contest this season which ranks them 4th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is 5.9 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team which has them ranked 15th. Behind the arc they shoot 39% which is good for 3rd in the league. They average 53.9 rebounds per game and 21.6 assists per game which ranks them 6th and 20th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 15th with 13.8 per game. The Cavaliers allow 103.5 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 11th in the league. They also allow a 45% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the arc ranking them 16th and 15th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 50.9 rebounds a game which ranks 9th and they give up 23.7 assists per contest which puts them in 25th place in the league. They force 13.9 turnovers per game which ranks them 17th in the league.
Golden State averages 117.5 points per game this year which ranks them 1st in the league. Their average scoring margin is 12.1 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 38% which is good for 4th in the NBA. They average 52.7 rebounds per game and 31.2 assists per contest which ranks them 13th and 1st respectively. In the turnover department the Warriors rank 24th with 15.1 per game. The Warriors allow 105.5 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 21st in the league. They also allow a 43% shooting percentage and a 32% average from behind the arc ranking them 3rd and 1st in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 52.3 rebounds a game which ranks 19th and they give up 22 assists per contest which puts them in 11th place in the league. The Warriors force 15 turnovers per game which ranks them 8th in the NBA.
The Cavaliers have an offensive rating of 113.2 and a defensive rating of 107.1. In terms of pace they average 96.4 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 39% of their shots. Cleveland turns the ball over an average of 12.6 times per 100 possessions and they force 12.7 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 51%.
The Warriors rating on offense is 116 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 60% and they attempt 3 pointers on 35% of their shot attempts. Golden State turns the ball over on 13.4 out of every 100 possessions and their opponents average 13 turnovers per 100 possessions. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the year is 49%.
Cleveland Cavaliers Betting Trends
The Cleveland Cavaliers are 17-20-2 against the spread
The Cleveland Cavaliers are 20-19-0 against the over/under
Golden State Warriors Betting Trends
The Golden State Warriors are 17-22-1 against the spread
The Golden State Warriors are 19-21-0 against the over/under
Cleveland Cavaliers Injuries
12/21/16 G J.R. Smith Thumb out indefinitely
12/16/16 F Chris Andersen ACL out for season
Golden State Warriors Injuries
No key injuries to report
Tony's Pick: Take Golden State
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