Monday, January 23, 2017
American Airlines Arena
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The Golden State Warriors head to American Airlines Arena to take on the Miami Heat on Monday, January 23, 2017. The opening line for this game has Golden State as 10 point favorites.
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The Warriors come into this game with an overall record of 37-6. They are 1st in the Pacific Division. They currently have a point differential of 12.9 as they are averaging 118.0 points per game while giving up 105.0 per contest. The Heat have an overall record of 14-30. They currently are 5th in the Southeast Division. They are averaging 98.8 points per game and surrendering 102.5, good for a point differential of -3.7.
Stephen Curry comes into this game averaging 24.6 points per contest while playing 33.6 minutes per night so far this year for the Warriors. He pulls down 4.1 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 34.4 minutes per contest this season. He averages 4.7 assists per contest and 8.5 rebounds per game for Golden State. His field goal percentage is 55% for the year while his free throw percentage is 86%.
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Goran Dragic averages 19.6 points per game while playing 34.4 minutes per contest this year for the Heat. He grabs 3.9 rebounds per game and has 6.3 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 47% and his free throw percentage currently is at 80%. Hassan Whiteside averages 17.3 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 33.6 minutes per contest. He also averages 14.2 rebounds per contest and 0.7 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 56% and his free throw percentage is 56%.
Golden State averages 118 points per contest this season which ranks them 1st in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is 12.9 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 53.2 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 17th 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 51.9 rebounds a game which ranks 17th and they give up 21.9 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.
Miami averages 98.8 points per game this year which ranks them 29th in the league. Their average scoring margin is -3.7 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team which has them sitting in the 24th spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 34% which is good for 27th in the NBA. They average 53.4 rebounds per game and 21 assists per contest which ranks them 7th and 23rd respectively. In the turnover department the Heat rank 11th with 13.2 per game. The Heat allow 102.5 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 7th in the league. They also allow a 45% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc ranking them 9th and 9th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 53.2 rebounds a game which ranks 23rd and they give up 20.6 assists per contest which puts them in 3rd place in the league. The Heat force 13 turnovers per game which ranks them 24th in the NBA.
The Warriors have an offensive rating of 116.3 and a defensive rating of 103.6. 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 Heat rating on offense is 103.5 and they have a defensive rating of 107.3. They get 94.8 possessions per 48 minutes and they have an effective field goal percentage of 49%. As a unit they have a true shooting percentage of 52% and they attempt 3 pointers on 30% of their shot attempts. Miami turns the ball over on 12.2 out of every 100 possessions and their opponents average 12.1 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 20-22-1 against the spread
The Golden State Warriors are 19-24-0 against the over/under
Miami Heat Betting Trends
The Miami Heat are 22-22-0 against the spread
The Miami Heat are 20-24-0 against the over/under
Golden State Warriors Injuries
01/18/17 F David West Thumb expected to miss 2 weeks
Miami Heat Injuries
12/27/16 F Josh McRoberts Foot out indefinitely
10/22/16 F Chris Bosh Blood Clot out for season
01/22/17 G Tyler Johnson Shoulder doubtful Monday vs. Golden State
01/09/17 G Josh Richardson Foot out indefinitely
01/04/17 F Justise Winslow Shoulder out for season
Josh's Pick: Take Golden State -10
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