Golden State Warriors at Los Angeles Clippers NBA Picks & Predictions 10/30/2017
Monday, October 30, 2017
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The Golden State Warriors head to Staples Center to take on the Los Angeles Clippers on Monday, October 30, 2017. The opening line for this game has Golden State as 5 point favorites.
The Warriors head into this matchup with a mark of 4-2. They are 2nd in the Pacific Division. They currently have a point differential of 5.8 as they are averaging 120.0 points per contest while giving up 114.2 per game. The Clippers have an overall mark of 4-1. They currently are 1st in the Pacific Division. They are averaging 106.2 points per contest and giving up 92.4, which is a point differential of 13.8.
Valuable Golden State Warriors Betting Trends
The Golden State Warriors are 1-5-0 against the spread
The Golden State Warriors are 4-2-0 against the over/under
Important Los Angeles Clippers Betting Trends
The Los Angeles Clippers are 4-1-0 against the spread
The Los Angeles Clippers are 0-5-0 against the over/under
Key Golden State Warriors Injuries
10/28/17 F Draymond Green Possible Suspension is "?" Sunday vs. Detroit
10/28/17 PG Shaun Livingston Personal is probable Sunday vs. Detroit
Key Los Angeles Clippers Injuries
10/22/17 PG Milos Teodosic Ankle is out indefinitely
Stephen Curry comes into this game averaging 27.7 points per contest while playing 33.3 minutes per night so far this year. He grabs 4.2 rebounds per contest and distributes 6 assists per game. His FG percentage is 45% while his free throw percentage is 100%. Kevin Durant averages 26 points per contest in 37.5 minutes per game this year. He averages 4.8 assists per game and 8.2 rebounds per contest for Golden State. His field goal percentage is 50% for the season while his free throw percentage is 77%.
Blake Griffin has scored 24.8 points per contest while playing 35.4 minutes per game this season for the Clippers. He hauls in 9.6 rebounds per contest and has 4.4 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 48% and his free throw percentage is at 70%. DeAndre Jordan averages 9 points per game this year and he's on the court an average of 34 minutes per game. He also brings in 17.4 rebounds per game and 0.6 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 50% and his free throw percentage is 53%.
Useful Team Statistics
Golden State averages 120 points per contest this year, which is 1st in the league. Their average scoring margin is 5.83 and their shooting percentage is 51% as a unit, which has them ranked 1st. From 3-point territory they shoot 39%, which is good for 3rd in the NBA. They average 46 boards per contest and 30.2 assists per game, which ranks them 8th and 1st in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 7th with 17.2 per game. The Warriors allow 114.2 points per contest which is 26th in the NBA. They also surrender a 45% shooting percentage and a 37% average from 3-point range, ranking them 17th and 19th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 43 rebounds a game which ranks 8th, and they allow 25.8 assists per game which puts them in 28th place in the league. They force 15 turnovers per game which ranks them 9th in the NBA.
Useful Team Statistics
Los Angeles is 11th in the NBA with 106.2 points per contest this season. They are 19th in the league in shooting at 44%, while their average scoring margin is 13.8. They shoot 38% from beyond the arc, which is good for 6th in the league. They are 2nd in the NBA in rebounding with 50.4 boards per contest and 24th in assists per game with 20. The Clippers are 26th in turnovers per contest with 14.2. The Clippers give up 92.4 points per game, which ranks them 1st in the league. Their defense is surrendering a 40% shooting percentage and a 32% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 2nd and 5th in those defensive statistics. They rank 4th with 19 dimes allowed per game and 19th with 44.6 boards surrendered per contest. The Clippers are 19th in the league in forcing turnovers with 16.2 per contest this year.
The Warriors are 1st in the NBA in offensive rating with 117.4, and their defensive rating of 111.7 is ranked 7th. In terms of pace they are 6th in the league with 102.2 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 59% is 1st. As a team they are 1st in the NBA in true shooting percentage with 63% and they shoot 3-pointers on 41% of their shots, ranking 2nd in the league. Golden State is 6th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.3 times per 100 possessions while forcing 12.6 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 52%, which is 12th in the league.
Los Angeles is 26th in the league in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 12.6 times per 100 possessions while forcing 14.7 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 45%, which is 30th in the NBA. The Clippers are 8th in the league in defensive rating with 95.1, and their offensive rating of 109.3 is ranked 30th. They are 20th in the NBA in pace with 97.1 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 51% is 16th. As a unit they are 17th in the league in true shooting percentage with 54% and they shoot 3-pointers on 35% of their shot attempts, ranking 14th in the NBA.
Who will win tonight's Warriors/Clippers NBA game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Los Angeles +5
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