Monday, February 13, 2017
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The Golden State Warriors head to Pepsi Center to take on the Denver Nuggets on Monday, February 13, 2017. The opening line for this game has Golden State as 10.5 point favorites.
The Warriors come into this game with an overall record of 46-8. They are 1st in the Pacific Division. They currently have a point differential of 13.3 as they are averaging 118.6 points per game while giving up 105.3 per contest. The Nuggets have an overall record of 24-30. They currently are 3rd in the Northwest Division. They are averaging 110.5 points per game and surrendering 111.9, good for a point differential of -1.4.
Stephen Curry comes into this game averaging 25.2 points per contest while playing 33.6 minutes per night so far this year for the Warriors. He pulls down 4.3 rebounds per contest and dishes out 6.4 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 48% while his free throw percentage is currently at 92%. Kevin Durant averages 25.9 points per game in 34.3 minutes per contest this season. He averages 4.8 assists per contest and 8.4 rebounds per game for Golden State. His field goal percentage is 54% for the year while his free throw percentage is 88%.
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Wilson Chandler averages 15.6 points per game while playing 30.9 minutes per contest this year for the Nuggets. He grabs 6.7 rebounds per game and has 2.1 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 45% and his free throw percentage currently is at 73%. Nikola Jokic averages 16.3 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 26.6 minutes per contest. He also averages 8.6 rebounds per contest and 4.2 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 59% and his free throw percentage is 82%.
Golden State averages 118.6 points per contest this season which ranks them 1st in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is 13.28 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 44.9 rebounds per game and 31.1 assists per game which ranks them 6th and 1st in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 9th with 14.9 per game. The Warriors allow 105.3 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 12th in the league. They also allow a 44% shooting percentage and a 32% average from behind the arc ranking them 2nd and 1st in those defensive categories. Opponents average 43.2 rebounds a game which ranks 14th and they give up 22.4 assists per contest which puts them in 10th place in the league. They force 15.2 turnovers per game which ranks them 23rd in the league.
Denver averages 110.5 points per game this year which ranks them 4th in the league. Their average scoring margin is -1.39 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team which has them sitting in the 12th spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 37% which is good for 10th in the NBA. They average 46.6 rebounds per game and 24.5 assists per contest which ranks them 2nd and 5th respectively. In the turnover department the Nuggets rank 6th with 15.3 per game. The Nuggets allow 111.9 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 28th in the league. They also allow a 48% shooting percentage and a 38% average from behind the arc ranking them 30th and 27th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 40.1 rebounds a game which ranks 1st and they give up 24.5 assists per contest which puts them in 29th place in the league. The Nuggets force 12 turnovers per game which ranks them 1st in the NBA.
The Warriors have an offensive rating of 117 and a defensive rating of 103.9. In terms of pace they average 100.6 possessions per 48 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 57%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 61% 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 13.2 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 49%.
The Nuggets rating on offense is 112 and they have a defensive rating of 113.4. They get 98 possessions per 48 minutes and they have an effective field goal percentage of 52%. As a unit they have a true shooting percentage of 56% and they attempt 3 pointers on 31% of their shot attempts. Denver turns the ball over on 13.4 out of every 100 possessions and their opponents average 10.9 turnovers per 100 possessions. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the year is 53%.
Golden State Warriors Betting Trends
The Golden State Warriors are 27-25-2 against the spread
The Golden State Warriors are 24-30-0 against the over/under
Denver Nuggets Betting Trends
The Denver Nuggets are 28-25-1 against the spread
The Denver Nuggets are 37-16-1 against the over/under
Golden State Warriors Injuries
02/01/17 C Zaza Pachulia Shoulder expected to miss 1-2 weeks
01/18/17 F David West Thumb out indefinitely
Denver Nuggets Injuries
02/12/17 PG Emmanuel Mudiay Back doubtful Monday vs. Golden State
02/12/17 F Kenneth Faried Ankle doubtful Monday vs. Golden State
02/03/17 F Danilo Gallinari Groin out indefinitely
Josh's Pick: Take Golden State -10.5
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