Sunday, January 29, 2017
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The Golden State Warriors head to Moda Center to take on the Portland Blazers on Sunday, January 29, 2017. The opening line for this game has Golden State as 10.5 point favorites.
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The Warriors come into this game with an overall record of 39-7. They are 1st in the Pacific Division. They currently have a point differential of 12.7 as they are averaging 117.5 points per game while giving up 104.8 per contest. The Blazers have an overall record of 21-27. They currently are 4th in the Northwest Division. They are averaging 107.5 points per game and surrendering 110.2, good for a point differential of -2.6.
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 4.2 rebounds per contest and dishes out 6.2 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 46% while his free throw percentage is currently at 92%. Kevin Durant averages 26.2 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 54% for the year while his free throw percentage is 87%.
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Damian Lillard averages 26.3 points per game while playing 35.7 minutes per contest this year for the Blazers. He grabs 4.8 rebounds per game and has 5.8 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 44% and his free throw percentage currently is at 90%. C.J. McCollum averages 23.4 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 34.6 minutes per contest. He also averages 3.5 rebounds per contest and 3.6 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 48% and his free throw percentage is 90%.
Golden State averages 117.5 points per contest this season which ranks them 1st in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is 12.7 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 51.9 rebounds a game which ranks 17th and they give up 22 assists per contest which puts them in 9th place in the league. They force 15 turnovers per game which ranks them 8th in the league.
Portland averages 107.5 points per game this year which ranks them 9th in the league. Their average scoring margin is -2.6 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team which has them sitting in the 15th spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 36% which is good for 15th in the NBA. They average 50.6 rebounds per game and 22.1 assists per contest which ranks them 21st and 16th respectively. In the turnover department the Blazers rank 14th with 13.7 per game. The Blazers allow 110.2 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 27th in the league. They also allow a 46% shooting percentage and a 38% average from behind the arc ranking them 15th and 28th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 54.5 rebounds a game which ranks 28th and they give up 21.2 assists per contest which puts them in 5th place in the league. The Blazers force 13.4 turnovers per game which ranks them 21st in the NBA.
The Warriors have an offensive rating of 115.9 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 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 48%.
The Blazers rating on offense is 109.1 and they have a defensive rating of 111.8. They get 97.3 possessions per 48 minutes and they have an effective field goal percentage of 51%. As a unit they have a true shooting percentage of 56% and they attempt 3 pointers on 33% of their shot attempts. Portland turns the ball over on 12.4 out of every 100 possessions and their opponents average 12 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 22-23-1 against the spread
The Golden State Warriors are 19-27-0 against the over/under
Portland Blazers Betting Trends
The Portland Blazers are 20-28-0 against the spread
The Portland Blazers are 28-20-0 against the over/under
Golden State Warriors Injuries
01/27/17 PG Stephen Curry Quad "?" Saturday vs. LA Clippers
01/18/17 F David West Thumb expected to miss 2 weeks
Portland Blazers Injuries
10/25/16 C Festus Ezeli Knee out indefinitely
01/27/17 F Ed Davis Wrist missed last game, "?"
01/27/17 F Maurice Harkless Calf missed last game, "?"
Tony's Pick: Take Golden State -10.5
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