Monday, March 6, 2017
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The Golden State Warriors head to Philips Arena to take on the Atlanta Hawks on Monday, March 6, 2017. The opening line for this game has Golden State as 6.5 point favorites.
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The Warriors come into this game with an overall record of 50-11. They are 1st in the Pacific Division. They currently have a point differential of 12.2 as they are averaging 117.5 points per game while giving up 105.3 per contest. The have an overall record of 34-27. They currently are 2nd in the Southeast Division. They are averaging 103.8 points per game and surrendering 104.6, good for a point differential of -0.8.
Stephen Curry comes into this game averaging 24.8 points per contest while playing 33.5 minutes per night so far this year for the Warriors. He pulls down 4.4 rebounds per contest and dishes out 6.3 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 46% while his free throw percentage is currently at 92%. Klay Thompson averages 21.8 points per game in 34.2 minutes per contest this season. He averages 2.1 assists per contest and 3.7 rebounds per game for Golden State. His field goal percentage is 46% for the year while his free throw percentage is 85%.
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Dennis Schroder averages 17.4 points per game while playing 30.9 minutes per contest this year for the Hawks. He grabs 2.9 rebounds per game and has 6.3 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 46% and his free throw percentage currently is at 84%. Paul Millsap averages 18 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 34 minutes per contest. He also averages 7.8 rebounds per contest and 3.7 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 44% and his free throw percentage is 76%.
Golden State averages 117.5 points per contest this season which ranks them 1st in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is 12.21 and their shooting percentage is 50% as a team which has them ranked 1st. Behind the arc they shoot 38% which is good for 3rd in the league. They average 44.7 rebounds per game and 30.8 assists per game which ranks them 7th and 1st in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 9th with 14.8 per game. The Warriors allow 105.3 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 categories. Opponents average 43.6 rebounds a game which ranks 15th and they give up 22.7 assists per contest which puts them in 15th place in the league. They force 15.6 turnovers per game which ranks them 29th in the league.
Atlanta averages 103.8 points per game this year which ranks them 20th in the league. Their average scoring margin is -0.77 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team which has them sitting in the 14th spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 34% which is good for 25th in the NBA. They average 44.1 rebounds per game and 23.8 assists per contest which ranks them 9th and 6th respectively. In the turnover department the Hawks rank 4th with 15.4 per game. The Hawks allow 104.6 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 9th in the league. They also allow a 45% shooting percentage and a 37% average from behind the arc ranking them 5th and 22nd in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 43.9 rebounds a game which ranks 17th and they give up 22.9 assists per contest which puts them in 19th place in the league. The Hawks force 15.4 turnovers per game which ranks them 27th in the NBA.
The Warriors have an offensive rating of 116 and a defensive rating of 103.9. In terms of pace they average 100.7 possessions per 48 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 57%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 60% and they shoot 3 pointers on 36% of their shots. Golden State turns the ball over an average of 13.1 times per 100 possessions and they force 13.5 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 49%.
The Hawks rating on offense is 105.5 and they have a defensive rating of 106.2. They get 97.3 possessions per 48 minutes and they have an effective field goal percentage of 51%. As a unit they have a true shooting percentage of 54% and they attempt 3 pointers on 31% of their shot attempts. Atlanta turns the ball over on 13.9 out of every 100 possessions and their opponents average 13.8 turnovers per 100 possessions. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the year is 51%.
Golden State Warriors Betting Trends
The Golden State Warriors are 28-31-2 against the spread
The Golden State Warriors are 26-35-0 against the over/under
Atlanta Hawks Betting Trends
The Atlanta Hawks are 29-32-0 against the spread
The Atlanta Hawks are 25-35-1 against the over/under
Golden State Warriors Injuries
03/01/17 F Kevin Durant Knee out indefinitely
Atlanta Hawks Injuries
03/04/17 G Mike Dunleavy Ankle out indefinitely
03/04/17 PG Jose Calderon Acquired probable Sunday vs. Indiana
Tony's Pick: Take Golden State -6.5
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