Friday, January 20, 2017
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The Golden State Warriors travel to Toyota Center to play the Houston Rockets on Friday, January 20, 2017. The Warriors come into this game with an overall record of 36-6. They are 1st in the Pacific Division. They currently have a point differential of 12.8 as they are averaging 117.8 points per game while giving up 105.0 per contest. The Rockets have an overall record of 33-12. They currently are 2nd in the Southwest Division. They are averaging 114.5 points per game and surrendering 107.3, good for a point differential of 7.2.
Kevin Durant comes into this contest averaging 26.2 points per game while playing 34.4 minutes per night so far this season for the Warriors. He pulls down 8.6 rebounds per game and dishes out 4.7 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 54% while his free throw percentage is currently at 86%. Stephen Curry averages 24.6 points per game in 33.6 minutes per contest this season. He averages 6.1 assists per contest and 4.2 rebounds per game for Golden State. His field goal percentage is 47% for the year while his free throw percentage is 93%.
Eric Gordon averages 17.8 points per game while playing 30.6 minutes per contest this year for the Rockets. He grabs 2.7 rebounds per game and has 2.8 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 43% and his free throw percentage currently is at 84%. James Harden averages 28.9 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 36.6 minutes per contest. He also averages 8.3 rebounds per contest and 11.6 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 44% and his free throw percentage is 85%.
Golden State averages 117.8 points per contest this season which ranks them 1st in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is 12.8 and their shooting percentage is 50% as a team which has them ranked 1st. Behind the arc they shoot 39% which is good for 3rd in the league. They average 53.2 rebounds per game and 31.4 assists per game which ranks them 8th and 1st in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 24th with 15.2 per game. The Warriors allow 105 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 19th in the league. They also allow a 43% shooting percentage and a 32% average from behind the arc ranking them 2nd and 1st in those defensive categories. Opponents average 51.9 rebounds a game which ranks 17th and they give up 21.8 assists per contest which puts them in 8th place in the league. They force 15.1 turnovers per game which ranks them 7th in the league.
Houston averages 114.5 points per game this year which ranks them 2nd in the league. Their average scoring margin is 7.2 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a team which has them sitting in the 7th spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 37% which is good for 6th in the NBA. They average 53 rebounds per game and 25.6 assists per contest which ranks them 10th and 2nd respectively. In the turnover department the Rockets rank 25th with 15.4 per game. The Rockets allow 107.3 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 24th in the league. They also allow a 46% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the arc ranking them 18th and 16th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 51.8 rebounds a game which ranks 15th and they give up 22.2 assists per contest which puts them in 13th place in the league. The Rockets force 14.9 turnovers per game which ranks them 9th in the NBA.
The Warriors have an offensive rating of 116.1 and a defensive rating of 103.5. 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 35% of their shots. Golden State turns the ball over an average of 13.5 times per 100 possessions and they force 13.1 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 48%.
The Rockets rating on offense is 115.2 and they have a defensive rating of 107.9. They get 98.7 possessions per 48 minutes and they have an effective field goal percentage of 55%. As a unit they have a true shooting percentage of 59% and they attempt 3 pointers on 46% of their shot attempts. Houston turns the ball over on 13.6 out of every 100 possessions and their opponents average 13.3 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 19-22-1 against the spread
The Golden State Warriors are 19-23-0 against the over/under
Houston Rockets Betting Trends
The Houston Rockets are 28-17-0 against the spread
The Houston Rockets are 25-20-0 against the over/under
Golden State Warriors Injuries
01/18/17 F David West Thumb expected to miss 2 weeks
Houston Rockets Injuries
01/19/17 F Ryan Anderson Flu "?" Friday vs. Golden State
Tony's Pick: Take Houston
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