Saturday, February 4, 2017
Sleep Train Arena
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The Golden State Warriors head to Sleep Train Arena to take on the Sacramento Kings on Saturday, February 4, 2017. The opening line for this game has Golden State as 11.5 point favorites.
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The Warriors come into this game with an overall record of 43-7. They are 1st in the Pacific Division. They currently have a point differential of 13.2 as they are averaging 118.4 points per game while giving up 105.3 per contest. The Kings have an overall record of 19-30. They currently are 3rd in the Pacific Division. They are averaging 103.0 points per game and surrendering 106.1, good for a point differential of -3.1.
Kevin Durant comes into this game averaging 26.1 points per contest while playing 34.3 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 25.4 points per game in 33.5 minutes per contest this season. He averages 6.3 assists per contest and 4.3 rebounds per game for Golden State. His field goal percentage is 48% for the year while his free throw percentage is 92%.
Darren Collison averages 12.8 points per game while playing 29.8 minutes per contest this year for the Kings. He grabs 2 rebounds per game and has 4.1 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 47% and his free throw percentage currently is at 86%. DeMarcus Cousins averages 28.2 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 34.4 minutes per contest. He also averages 10.5 rebounds per contest and 4.4 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 45% and his free throw percentage is 78%.
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Golden State averages 118.4 points per contest this season which ranks them 1st in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is 13.2 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 53.4 rebounds per game and 31.2 assists per game which ranks them 7th and 1st in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 22nd with 15 per game. The Warriors allow 105.3 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 16th in the league. They also allow a 44% shooting percentage and a 32% average from behind the arc ranking them 2nd and 1st in those defensive categories. Opponents average 51.4 rebounds a game which ranks 10th and they give up 22.4 assists per contest which puts them in 11th place in the league. They force 15 turnovers per game which ranks them 8th in the league.
Sacramento averages 103 points per game this year which ranks them 22nd in the league. Their average scoring margin is -3.1 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team which has them sitting in the 15th spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 36% which is good for 13th in the NBA. They average 49.3 rebounds per game and 22.3 assists per contest which ranks them 27th and 15th respectively. In the turnover department the Kings rank 19th with 14.3 per game. The Kings allow 106.1 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 21st in the league. They also allow a 47% shooting percentage and a 37% average from behind the arc ranking them 25th and 26th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 50.2 rebounds a game which ranks 7th and they give up 23.4 assists per contest which puts them in 22nd place in the league. The Kings force 14.7 turnovers per game which ranks them 10th in the NBA.
The Warriors have an offensive rating of 116.9 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 61% and they shoot 3 pointers on 36% of their shots. Golden State turns the ball over an average of 13.3 times per 100 possessions and they force 13 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 49%.
The Kings rating on offense is 108.1 and they have a defensive rating of 111.4. They get 94.2 possessions per 48 minutes and they have an effective field goal percentage of 51%. As a unit they have a true shooting percentage of 55% and they attempt 3 pointers on 31% of their shot attempts. Sacramento turns the ball over on 13.3 out of every 100 possessions and their opponents average 13.7 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 24-24-2 against the spread
The Golden State Warriors are 22-28-0 against the over/under
Sacramento Kings Betting Trends
The Sacramento Kings are 26-23-0 against the spread
The Sacramento Kings are 23-26-0 against the over/under
Golden State Warriors Injuries
02/03/17 F Draymond Green Shoulder "?" Saturday vs. Sacramento
02/03/17 PG Shaun Livingston Back "?" Saturday vs. Sacramento
02/01/17 C Zaza Pachulia Shoulder expected to miss 1-2 weeks
01/18/17 F David West Thumb expected to miss 2 weeks
Sacramento Kings Injuries
02/01/17 G Garrett Temple Hamstring expected to miss 2-3 weeks
01/19/17 F Rudy Gay Achilles out for season
01/17/17 F Omri Casspi Calf expected to miss 1-2 weeks
Josh's Pick: Take Golden State -11.5
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