Saturday, January 28, 2017
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The Los Angeles Clippers head to Oracle Arena to take on the Golden State Warriors on Saturday, January 28, 2017. The opening line for this game has Golden State as 14 point favorites.
The Clippers come into this game with an overall record of 30-17. They are 2nd in the Pacific Division. They currently have a point differential of 5.0 as they are averaging 108.0 points per game while giving up 103.0 per contest. The Warriors have an overall record of 39-7. They currently are 1st in the Pacific Division. They are averaging 117.5 points per game and surrendering 104.8, good for a point differential of 12.7.
DeAndre Jordan comes into this game averaging 12.5 points per contest while playing 32 minutes per night so far this year for the Clippers. He pulls down 14 rebounds per contest and dishes out 1.1 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 69% while his free throw percentage is currently at 51%. J.J. Redick averages 15.7 points per game in 28.1 minutes per contest this season. He averages 1.3 assists per contest and 2.1 rebounds per game for Los Angeles. His field goal percentage is 45% for the year while his free throw percentage is 87%.
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Stephen Curry averages 24.6 points per game while playing 33.6 minutes per contest this year for the Warriors. He grabs 4.2 rebounds per game and has 6.2 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 46% and his free throw percentage currently is at 92%. Kevin Durant averages 26.2 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 34.3 minutes per contest. He also averages 8.4 rebounds per contest and 4.7 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 54% and his free throw percentage is 87%.
Los Angeles averages 108 points per contest this season which ranks them 6th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is 5 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a team which has them ranked 5th. Behind the arc they shoot 38% which is good for 4th in the league. They average 52.7 rebounds per game and 22.4 assists per game which ranks them 10th and 13th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 10th with 13.2 per game. The Clippers allow 103 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 8th in the league. They also allow a 45% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the arc ranking them 6th and 4th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 51.2 rebounds a game which ranks 10th and they give up 22.2 assists per contest which puts them in 11th place in the league. They force 13.4 turnovers per game which ranks them 21st in the league.
Golden State averages 117.5 points per game this year which ranks them 1st in the league. Their average scoring margin is 12.7 and their shooting percentage is 50% as a team which has them sitting in the 1st spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 39% which is good for 2nd in the NBA. They average 53.5 rebounds per game and 31 assists per contest which ranks them 8th and 1st respectively. In the turnover department the Warriors 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 statistics. 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. The Warriors force 15 turnovers per game which ranks them 7th in the NBA.
The Clippers have an offensive rating of 111.8 and a defensive rating of 106.6. In terms of pace they average 96.2 possessions per 48 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 53%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 57% and they shoot 3 pointers on 33% of their shots. Los Angeles turns the ball over an average of 12.2 times per 100 possessions and they force 12.3 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 50%.
The Warriors rating on offense is 115.9 and they have a defensive rating of 103.4. They get 100.7 possessions per 48 minutes and they have an effective field goal percentage of 57%. As a unit they have a true shooting percentage of 60% and they attempt 3 pointers on 36% of their shot attempts. Golden State turns the ball over on 13.5 out of every 100 possessions and their opponents average 13 turnovers per 100 possessions. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the year is 48%.
Los Angeles Clippers Betting Trends
The Los Angeles Clippers are 23-24-0 against the spread
The Los Angeles Clippers are 25-21-1 against the over/under
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
Los Angeles Clippers Injuries
12/19/16 F Brice Johnson Back out indefinitely
01/27/17 C DeAndre Jordan Personal probable Saturday vs. Golden State
01/27/17 PG Raymond Felton Thigh probable Saturday vs. Golden State
01/18/17 PG Chris Paul Thumb expected to miss 6-8 weeks
Golden State Warriors Injuries
01/18/17 F David West Thumb expected to miss 2 weeks
Josh's Pick: Take Golden State -14
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