Thursday, February 2, 2017
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The Golden State Warriors head to Staples Center to take on the Los Angeles Clippers on Thursday, February 2, 2017. The opening line for this game has Golden State as 10 point favorites.
The Warriors come into this game with an overall record of 41-7. They are 1st in the Pacific Division. They currently have a point differential of 13.1 as they are averaging 118.0 points per game while giving up 104.8 per contest. The Clippers have an overall record of 30-18. They currently are 2nd in the Pacific Division. They are averaging 107.8 points per game and surrendering 103.9, good for a point differential of 4.0.
Stephen Curry comes into this game averaging 25 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 47% while his free throw percentage is currently at 92%. Kevin Durant averages 26.3 points per game in 34.3 minutes per contest this season. He averages 4.7 assists per contest and 8.4 rebounds per game for Golden State. His field goal percentage is 55% for the year while his free throw percentage is 87%.
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DeAndre Jordan averages 12.4 points per game while playing 31.8 minutes per contest this year for the Clippers. He grabs 13.8 rebounds per game and has 1.1 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 69% and his free throw percentage currently is at 51%. J.J. Redick averages 15.6 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 28 minutes per contest. He also averages 2.1 rebounds per contest and 1.3 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 45% and his free throw percentage is 87%.
Golden State averages 118 points per contest this season which ranks them 1st in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is 13.1 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 assists per game which ranks them 7th and 1st in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 23rd with 15.2 per game. The Warriors allow 104.8 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 14th 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 51.5 rebounds a game which ranks 12th and they give up 22.1 assists per contest which puts them in 9th place in the league. They force 15.1 turnovers per game which ranks them 7th in the league.
Los Angeles averages 107.8 points per game this year which ranks them 7th in the league. Their average scoring margin is 4 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 4th in the NBA. They average 52.4 rebounds per game and 22.5 assists per contest which ranks them 14th and 13th respectively. In the turnover department the Clippers rank 11th with 13.2 per game. The Clippers allow 103.9 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 9th in the league. They also allow a 45% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc ranking them 7th and 7th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 51.3 rebounds a game which ranks 10th and they give up 22.4 assists per contest which puts them in 13th place in the league. The Clippers force 13.4 turnovers per game which ranks them 21st in the NBA.
The Warriors have an offensive rating of 116.4 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 13.1 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 49%.
The Clippers rating on offense is 111.5 and they have a defensive rating of 107.5. They get 96.3 possessions per 48 minutes and they have an effective field goal percentage of 53%. As a unit they have a true shooting percentage of 57% and they attempt 3 pointers on 33% of their shot attempts. Los Angeles turns the ball over on 12.2 out of every 100 possessions and their opponents average 12.2 turnovers per 100 possessions. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the year is 50%.
Golden State Warriors Betting Trends
The Golden State Warriors are 23-24-1 against the spread
The Golden State Warriors are 20-28-0 against the over/under
Los Angeles Clippers Betting Trends
The Los Angeles Clippers are 23-25-0 against the spread
The Los Angeles Clippers are 26-21-1 against the over/under
Golden State Warriors Injuries
01/31/17 PG Stephen Curry Illness is upgraded to probable Wednesday vs. Charlotte
01/31/17 C Zaza Pachulia Shoulder "?" Wednesday vs. Charlotte
01/18/17 F David West Thumb expected to miss 2 weeks
Los Angeles Clippers Injuries
12/19/16 F Brice Johnson Back out indefinitely
01/18/17 PG Chris Paul Thumb expected to miss 6-8 weeks
Tony's Pick: Take Golden State -10
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