Miami Heat at Golden State Warriors NBA Picks & Predictions 11/6/2017
Monday, November 6, 2017
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The Miami Heat travel to Oracle Arena to play the Golden State Warriors on Monday, November 6, 2017. The opening line for this matchup has Golden State as 15 point favorites.
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The Heat head into this matchup with a mark of 3-5. They are 4th in the Southeast Division. They currently have a point differential of -1.6 as they are averaging 103.5 points per contest while giving up 105.1 per game. The Warriors have an overall mark of 7-3. They currently are 1st in the Pacific Division. They are averaging 120.7 points per contest and giving up 111.3, which is a point differential of 9.4.
Valuable Miami Heat Betting Trends
The Miami Heat are 1-5-2 against the spread
The Miami Heat are 4-4-0 against the over/under
Important Golden State Warriors Betting Trends
The Golden State Warriors are 4-6-0 against the spread
The Golden State Warriors are 7-3-0 against the over/under
Key Miami Heat Injuries
10/14/17 G Rodney McGruder Tibia is out indefinitely
Key Golden State Warriors Injuries
No key injuries to report
Dion Waiters averages 15.9 points per game in 32.5 minutes per contest this season. He averages 3.5 assists per contest and 3.1 rebounds per game for Miami. His field goal percentage is 45% for the year while his free throw percentage is 71%. Goran Dragic comes into this contest averaging 20.3 points per game while playing 34.6 minutes per night so far this season for the Heat. He pulls down 4 rebounds per game and dishes out 4.8 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 50% while his free throw percentage is currently at 78%.
Stephen Curry averages 26.7 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 32.6 minutes per contest. He also averages 4.4 rebounds per contest and 6.6 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 50% and his free throw percentage is 94%. Kevin Durant averages 25.2 points per game while playing 35.5 minutes per contest this year for the Warriors. He grabs 7.7 rebounds per game and has 4.9 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 54% and his free throw percentage currently is at 83%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Heat allow 105.1 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 13th in the league. They also allow a 46% shooting percentage and a 38% average from behind the arc, ranking them 18th and 23rd in those defensive categories. Opponents average 44.6 rebounds a game which ranks 20th, and they give up 18 assists per contest which puts them in 2nd place in the league. They force 14.6 turnovers per game which ranks them 7th in the league. Miami averages 103.5 points per contest this season, which ranks them 22nd in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is -1.63 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team, which has them ranked 9th. Behind the arc they shoot 34% which is good for 23rd in the league. They average 42.5 rebounds per game and 21.1 assists per game, which ranks them 20th and 21st in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 9th with 16.5 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Warriors surrender 111.3 points per contest, which ranks them 26th in the NBA. Their defense is allowing a 45% shooting percentage and a 36% average from 3-point range, ranking them 12th and 18th in those defensive statistics. They rank 27th with 24.3 assists allowed per contest, and 10th with 42.3 rebounds surrendered per game. The Warriors are 16th in the NBA in forcing turnovers with 15.7 per game this season. Golden State is 1st in the league with 120.7 points per game this year. They are 1st in the league in shooting at 53%, while their average scoring margin is 9.4. They shoot 42% from 3-point range, which is good for 2nd in the NBA. They are 14th in the league in rebounding with 44.4 boards per game and 1st in assists per contest with 31.5. The Warriors are 4th in turnovers per game with 17.
The Heat are 21st in the NBA in offensive rating with 104.1, and their defensive rating of 105.8 is ranked 15th. In terms of pace they are 17th in the league with 98.1 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 53% is 8th. As a team they are 12th in the NBA in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 37% of their shots, ranking 7th in the league. Miami is 6th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15 times per 100 possessions while forcing 13.2 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 51%, which is 17th in the league.
Golden State is 4th in the league in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.2 times per 100 possessions while forcing 13.3 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 51%, which is 15th in the NBA. The Warriors are 1st in the league in defensive rating with 109.7, and their offensive rating of 119 is ranked 8th. They are 6th in the NBA in pace with 101.5 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 61% is 1st. As a unit they are 1st in the league in true shooting percentage with 64% and they shoot 3-pointers on 39% of their shot attempts, ranking 2nd in the NBA.
Who will win tonight's Heat/Warriors NBA game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Golden State -15
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