Friday, June 9, 2017
Quicken Loans Arena
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The Golden State Warriors head to Quicken Loans Arena to take on the Cleveland Cavaliers on Friday in Game 4 of the NBA Finals. The Warriors lead the series 3-0 after winning 118-113 in Game 3. The opening line for this game has Golden State as 6.5 point favorites.
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The Warriors finished the regular season with an overall record of 67-15. They were 1st in the Pacific Division. They had a point differential of 11.6 as they averaged 115.9 points per game while giving up 104.3 per contest. The Cavaliers had a regular season record of 51-31. They finished the year 1st in the Central Division. They averaged 110.3 points per game and surrendered 107.2, good for a point differential of 3.1.
Valuable Golden State Warriors Betting Trends
The Golden State Warriors are 39-39-4 against the spread
The Golden State Warriors are 32-50-0 against the over/under
Important Cleveland Cavaliers Betting Trends
The Cleveland Cavaliers are 36-43-3 against the spread
The Cleveland Cavaliers are 47-35-0 against the over/under
Key Golden State Warriors Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Cleveland Cavaliers Injuries
No key injuries to report
Stephen Curry comes into this game averaging 25.3 points per contest while playing 33.4 minutes per night so far this year for the Warriors. He pulls down 4.5 rebounds per contest and dishes out 6.6 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 47% while his free throw percentage is currently at 90%. Klay Thompson averages 22.3 points per game in 34 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 47% for the year while his free throw percentage is 85%.
LeBron James averages 26.4 points per game while playing 37.8 minutes per contest this year for the Cavaliers. He grabs 8.6 rebounds per game and has 8.7 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 55% and his free throw percentage currently is at 67%. Kevin Love averages 19 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 31.4 minutes per contest. He also averages 11.1 rebounds per contest and 1.9 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 43% and his free throw percentage is 87%.
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Useful Team Statistics
Golden State averages 115.9 points per contest this season which ranks them 1st in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is 11.63 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 44.4 rebounds per game and 30.4 assists per game which ranks them 8th and 1st in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 9th with 14.8 per game. The Warriors allow 104.3 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 11th in the league. They also allow a 44% shooting percentage and a 32% average from behind the arc ranking them 1st and 1st in those defensive categories. Opponents average 43.6 rebounds a game which ranks 14th and they give up 22.7 assists per contest which puts them in 13th place in the league. They force 15.5 turnovers per game which ranks them 30th in the league.
Useful Team Statistics
Cleveland averages 110.3 points per game this year which ranks them 4th in the league. Their average scoring margin is 3.18 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a team which has them sitting in the 5th spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 38% which is good for 2nd in the NBA. They average 43.8 rebounds per game and 22.7 assists per contest which ranks them 12th and 13th respectively. In the turnover department the Cavaliers rank 16th with 13.7 per game. The Cavaliers allow 107.2 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 20th in the league. They also allow a 46% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the arc ranking them 17th and 18th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 44.2 rebounds a game which ranks 20th and they give up 24.7 assists per contest which puts them in 29th place in the league. The Cavaliers force 12.6 turnovers per game which ranks them 3rd in the NBA.
The Warriors have an offensive rating of 115.6 and a defensive rating of 104. In terms of pace they average 99.8 possessions per 48 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 56%. 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 13.2 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 Cavaliers rating on offense is 113.6 and they have a defensive rating of 110.3. They get 96.2 possessions per 48 minutes and they have an effective field goal percentage of 55%. As a unit they have a true shooting percentage of 58% and they attempt 3 pointers on 40% of their shot attempts. Cleveland turns the ball over on 12.6 out of every 100 possessions and their opponents average 11.4 turnovers per 100 possessions. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the year is 52%.
Who will win tonight's Warriors/Cavaliers NBA game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Golden State -6.5
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