Sunday, January 8, 2017
Sleep Train Arena
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The Golden State Warriors travel to Sleep Train Arena to play the Sacramento Kings on Sunday, January 8, 2017. The Warriors come into this game with an overall record of 31-6. They are 1st in the Pacific Division. They currently have a point differential of 11.9 as they are averaging 117.5 points per game while giving up 105.7 per contest. The Kings have an overall record of 15-21. They currently are 3rd in the Pacific Division. They are averaging 102.2 points per game and surrendering 104.6, good for a point differential of -2.5.
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Kevin Durant comes into this contest averaging 25.9 points per game while playing 34.5 minutes per night so far this season for the Warriors. He pulls down 8.8 rebounds per game and dishes out 4.6 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 53% while his free throw percentage is currently at 86%. Stephen Curry averages 24.6 points per game in 33.6 minutes per contest this season. He averages 5.8 assists per contest and 4.3 rebounds per game for Golden State. His field goal percentage is 47% for the year while his free throw percentage is 93%.
Darren Collison averages 12.6 points per game while playing 29.7 minutes per contest this year for the Kings. He grabs 2.1 rebounds per game and has 4.3 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 45% and his free throw percentage currently is at 85%. DeMarcus Cousins averages 28.5 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 34.7 minutes per contest. He also averages 9.9 rebounds per contest and 3.9 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 45% and his free throw percentage is 78%.
Golden State averages 117.5 points per contest this season which ranks them 1st in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is 11.9 and their shooting percentage is 50% as a team which has them ranked 1st. Behind the arc they shoot 38% which is good for 5th in the league. They average 52.8 rebounds per game and 31 assists per game which ranks them 12th and 1st in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 23rd with 15.1 per game. The Warriors allow 105.7 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 20th in the league. They also allow a 43% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the arc ranking them 2nd and 1st in those defensive categories. Opponents average 52.8 rebounds a game which ranks 19th and they give up 22 assists per contest which puts them in 12th place in the league. They force 14.9 turnovers per game which ranks them 8th in the league.
Sacramento averages 102.2 points per game this year which ranks them 21st in the league. Their average scoring margin is -2.5 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team which has them sitting in the 17th spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 35% which is good for 18th in the NBA. They average 49.6 rebounds per game and 21.8 assists per contest which ranks them 26th and 18th respectively. In the turnover department the Kings rank 14th with 13.7 per game. The Kings allow 104.6 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 16th in the league. They also allow a 46% shooting percentage and a 38% average from behind the arc ranking them 23rd and 28th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 50.7 rebounds a game which ranks 7th and they give up 23 assists per contest which puts them in 21st place in the league. The Kings force 14.8 turnovers per game which ranks them 9th in the NBA.
The Warriors have an offensive rating of 116.1 and a defensive rating of 104.4. In terms of pace they average 100.4 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 13.4 times per 100 possessions and they force 12.8 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 48%.
The Kings rating on offense is 107.4 and they have a defensive rating of 110. They get 94.3 possessions per 48 minutes and they have an effective field goal percentage of 50%. As a unit they have a true shooting percentage of 55% and they attempt 3 pointers on 30% of their shot attempts. Sacramento turns the ball over on 12.7 out of every 100 possessions and their opponents average 13.9 turnovers per 100 possessions. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the year is 53%.
Golden State Warriors Betting Trends
The Golden State Warriors are 16-20-1 against the spread
The Golden State Warriors are 18-19-0 against the over/under
Sacramento Kings Betting Trends
The Sacramento Kings are 18-18-0 against the spread
The Sacramento Kings are 16-20-0 against the over/under
Golden State Warriors Injuries
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Sacramento Kings Injuries
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Josh's Pick: Take Sacramento
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