Monday, February 27, 2017
Wells Fargo Center
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The Golden State Warriors head to Wells Fargo Center to take on the Philadelphia 76ers on Monday, February 27, 2017. The opening line for this game has Golden State as 15 point favorites.
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The Warriors come into this game with an overall record of 49-9. They are 1st in the Pacific Division. They currently have a point differential of 12.8 as they are averaging 118.2 points per game while giving up 105.4 per contest. The 76ers have an overall record of 22-36. They currently are 4th in the Atlantic Division. They are averaging 101.6 points per game and surrendering 106.9, good for a point differential of -5.3.
Kevin Durant comes into this game averaging 25.7 points per contest while playing 34.1 minutes per night so far this year for the Warriors. He pulls down 8.4 rebounds per contest and dishes out 4.9 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 54% while his free throw percentage is currently at 88%. Stephen Curry averages 24.9 points per game in 33.4 minutes per contest this season. He averages 6.3 assists per contest and 4.4 rebounds per game for Golden State. His field goal percentage is 47% for the year while his free throw percentage is 92%.
Jahlil Okafor averages 11.8 points per game while playing 23.1 minutes per contest this year for the 76ers. He grabs 4.9 rebounds per game and has 1.1 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 52% and his free throw percentage currently is at 63%. Robert Covington averages 12.2 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 31.4 minutes per contest. He also averages 6.3 rebounds per contest and 1.6 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 39% and his free throw percentage is 80%.
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Golden State averages 118.2 points per contest this season which ranks them 1st in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is 12.84 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 44.8 rebounds per game and 31 assists per game which ranks them 7th and 1st in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 9th with 14.7 per game. The Warriors allow 105.4 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 12th in the league. They also allow a 44% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the arc ranking them 1st and 1st in those defensive categories. Opponents average 43.5 rebounds a game which ranks 15th and they give up 22.6 assists per contest which puts them in 13th place in the league. They force 15.4 turnovers per game which ranks them 28th in the league.
Philadelphia averages 101.6 points per game this year which ranks them 25th in the league. Their average scoring margin is -5.29 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team which has them sitting in the 28th spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 35% which is good for 23rd in the NBA. They average 42.9 rebounds per game and 23.5 assists per contest which ranks them 22nd and 9th respectively. In the turnover department the 76ers rank 2nd with 16.7 per game. The 76ers allow 106.9 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 23rd in the league. They also allow a 46% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the arc ranking them 19th and 23rd in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 45.1 rebounds a game which ranks 27th and they give up 22.1 assists per contest which puts them in 9th place in the league. The 76ers force 15.2 turnovers per game which ranks them 24th in the NBA.
The Warriors have an offensive rating of 116.5 and a defensive rating of 103.9. 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 13.1 times per 100 possessions and they force 13.3 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 49%.
The 76ers rating on offense is 102.6 and they have a defensive rating of 107.9. They get 98.4 possessions per 48 minutes and they have an effective field goal percentage of 50%. As a unit they have a true shooting percentage of 54% and they attempt 3 pointers on 35% of their shot attempts. Philadelphia turns the ball over on 15 out of every 100 possessions and their opponents average 13.6 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 28-28-2 against the spread
The Golden State Warriors are 26-32-0 against the over/under
Philadelphia 76ers Betting Trends
The Philadelphia 76ers are 36-22-0 against the spread
The Philadelphia 76ers are 30-28-0 against the over/under
Golden State Warriors Injuries
02/26/17 F Kevin Durant Hand "?" Monday vs. Philadelphia
02/26/17 PG Jose Calderon Acquired "?" Monday vs. Philadelphia
Philadelphia 76ers Injuries
12/15/16 PG Jerryd Bayless Wrist out for season
10/25/16 C Tiago Splitter Hamstring out indefinitely
02/24/17 F Ben Simmons Knee out for season
02/24/17 C Andrew Bogut Personal out indefinitely
02/23/17 C Joel Embiid Knee out indefinitely
Tony's Pick: Take Golden State -15
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