Golden State Warriors at Brooklyn Nets NBA Picks & Predictions 11/19/2017
Sunday, November 19, 2017
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The Golden State Warriors head to Barclays Center to take on the Brooklyn Nets on Sunday, November 19, 2017. The opening line for this game has Golden State as 12.5 point favorites.
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The Warriors come into this game with an overall record of 11-4. They are 1st in the Pacific Division. They currently have a point differential of 10.8 as they are averaging 117.5 points per game while giving up 106.7 per contest. The Nets have an overall mark of 6-9. They currently are 5th in the Atlantic Division. They are averaging 110.5 points per contest and giving up 113.7, which is a point differential of -3.2.
Valuable Golden State Warriors Betting Trends
The Golden State Warriors are 7-8-0 against the spread
The Golden State Warriors are 8-7-0 against the over/under
Important Brooklyn Nets Betting Trends
The Brooklyn Nets are 8-7-0 against the spread
The Brooklyn Nets are 9-6-0 against the over/under
Key Golden State Warriors Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Brooklyn Nets Injuries
11/13/17 PG D'Angelo Russell Knee is out indefinitely
10/19/17 PG Jeremy Lin Knee is out for season
Stephen Curry comes into this game averaging 24 points per contest while playing 32.2 minutes per night so far this year. He grabs 4.8 rebounds per contest and distributes 6.6 assists per game. His FG percentage is 45% while his free throw percentage is 93%. Kevin Durant averages 24.8 points per contest in 34.4 minutes per game this year. He averages 5 assists per game and 7.1 rebounds per contest for Golden State. His field goal percentage is 53% for the season while his free throw percentage is 88%.
DeMarre Carroll has scored 13.5 points per contest while playing 28.6 minutes per game this season for the Nets. He hauls in 6.6 rebounds per contest and has 1.4 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 42% and his free throw percentage is at 77%. Rondae Hollis-Jefferson averages 14.1 points per game this year and he's on the court an average of 28.1 minutes per game. He also brings in 5.4 rebounds per game and 1.6 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 48% and his free throw percentage is 83%.
Useful Team Statistics
Golden State averages 117.5 points per contest this year, which is 1st in the league. Their average scoring margin is 10.8 and their shooting percentage is 51% as a unit, which has them ranked 1st. From 3-point territory they shoot 41%, which is good for 1st in the NBA. They average 45.1 boards per contest and 30.7 assists per game, which ranks them 9th and 1st in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 3rd with 17.2 per game. The Warriors allow 106.7 points per contest which is 17th in the NBA. They also surrender a 43% shooting percentage and a 34% average from 3-point range, ranking them 3rd and 6th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 42.2 rebounds a game which ranks 8th, and they allow 23.6 assists per game which puts them in 21st place in the league. They force 16 turnovers per game which ranks them 20th in the NBA.
Useful Team Statistics
Brooklyn is 5th in the NBA with 110.5 points per contest this season. They are 23rd in the league in shooting at 44%, while their average scoring margin is -3.13. They shoot 34% from beyond the arc, which is good for 26th in the league. They are 12th in the NBA in rebounding with 44.7 boards per contest and 16th in assists per game with 21.8. The Nets are 12th in turnovers per contest with 15.7. The Nets give up 113.7 points per game, which ranks them 29th in the league. Their defense is surrendering a 46% shooting percentage and a 37% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 20th and 17th in those defensive statistics. They rank 8th with 21.2 dimes allowed per game and 30th with 48.8 boards surrendered per contest. The Nets are 13th in the league in forcing turnovers with 15.4 per contest this year.
The Warriors are 1st in the NBA in offensive rating with 115.3, and their defensive rating of 104.7 is ranked 24th. In terms of pace they are 5th in the league with 101.9 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 59% is 1st. As a team they are 1st in the NBA in true shooting percentage with 62% and they shoot 3-pointers on 38% of their shots, ranking 3rd in the league. Golden State is 2nd in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.4 times per 100 possessions while forcing 13.7 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 49%, which is 27th in the league.
Brooklyn is 22nd in the league in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13.4 times per 100 possessions while forcing 13.2 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 52%, which is 17th in the NBA. The Nets are 19th in the league in defensive rating with 109, and their offensive rating of 106 is ranked 10th. They are 1st in the NBA in pace with 104.3 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 50% is 22nd. As a unit they are 20th in the league in true shooting percentage with 54% and they shoot 3-pointers on 37% of their shot attempts, ranking 6th in the NBA.
Who will win tonight's Warriors/Nets NBA game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Brooklyn +12.5
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