Wednesday, January 25, 2017
Time Warner Cable Arena
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The Golden State Warriors head to Time Warner Cable Arena to take on the Charlotte Hornets on Wednesday, January 25, 2017. The opening line for this game has Golden State as 7.5 point favorites.
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The Warriors come into this game with an overall record of 38-7. They are 1st in the Pacific Division. They currently have a point differential of 12.7 as they are averaging 117.6 points per game while giving up 104.9 per contest. The Hornets have an overall record of 23-22. They currently are 3rd in the Southeast Division. They are averaging 105.2 points per game and surrendering 103.2, good for a point differential of 2.0.
Stephen Curry comes into this game averaging 24.6 points per contest while playing 33.5 minutes per night so far this year for the Warriors. He pulls down 4.3 rebounds per contest and dishes out 6.1 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 46% while his free throw percentage is currently at 92%. Kevin Durant averages 26.1 points per game in 34.3 minutes per contest this season. He averages 4.7 assists per contest and 8.5 rebounds per game for Golden State. His field goal percentage is 54% for the year while his free throw percentage is 86%.
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Kemba Walker averages 23 points per game while playing 33.8 minutes per contest this year for the Hornets. He grabs 4.1 rebounds per game and has 5.4 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 46% and his free throw percentage currently is at 82%. Cody Zeller averages 10.9 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 26.9 minutes per contest. He also averages 6.6 rebounds per contest and 1.4 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 59% and his free throw percentage is 69%.
Golden State averages 117.6 points per contest this season which ranks them 1st in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is 12.7 and their shooting percentage is 50% as a team which has them ranked 1st. Behind the arc they shoot 39% which is good for 2nd in the league. They average 53.5 rebounds per game and 31.2 assists per game which ranks them 7th and 1st in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 24th with 15.3 per game. The Warriors allow 104.9 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 16th 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 categories. Opponents average 52 rebounds a game which ranks 17th and they give up 21.9 assists per contest which puts them in 9th place in the league. They force 15 turnovers per game which ranks them 7th in the league.
Charlotte averages 105.2 points per game this year which ranks them 16th in the league. Their average scoring margin is 2.1 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team which has them sitting in the 25th spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 36% which is good for 17th in the NBA. They average 54.5 rebounds per game and 23.4 assists per contest which ranks them 4th and 8th respectively. In the turnover department the Hornets rank 2nd with 12 per game. The Hornets allow 103.2 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 10th in the league. They also allow a 44% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc ranking them 5th and 10th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 51.5 rebounds a game which ranks 13th and they give up 23.7 assists per contest which puts them in 25th place in the league. The Hornets force 12.7 turnovers per game which ranks them 28th in the NBA.
The Warriors have an offensive rating of 116 and a defensive rating of 103.4. 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 13.5 times per 100 possessions and they force 13 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 48%.
The Hornets rating on offense is 108.3 and they have a defensive rating of 106.2. They get 96.5 possessions per 48 minutes and they have an effective field goal percentage of 50%. As a unit they have a true shooting percentage of 54% and they attempt 3 pointers on 32% of their shot attempts. Charlotte turns the ball over on 11.1 out of every 100 possessions and their opponents average 11.7 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 21-23-1 against the spread
The Golden State Warriors are 19-26-0 against the over/under
Charlotte Hornets Betting Trends
The Charlotte Hornets are 21-23-1 against the spread
The Charlotte Hornets are 23-22-0 against the over/under
Golden State Warriors Injuries
01/18/17 F David West Thumb expected to miss 2 weeks
Charlotte Hornets Injuries
01/24/17 PG Brian Roberts Illness "?" Wednesday vs. Golden State
01/24/17 G Jeremy Lamb Toe "?" Wednesday vs. Golden State
Guy's Pick: Take Golden State -7.5
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