Toronto Raptors at Golden State Warriors NBA Picks & Predictions 10/25/2017
Wednesday, October 25, 2017
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The Toronto Raptors head to Oracle Arena to take on the Golden State Warriors on Wednesday, October 25, 2017. The opening line for this game has Golden State as 6.5 point favorites.
The Raptors head into this matchup with a mark of 2-1. They are 2nd in the Atlantic Division. They currently have a point differential of 15.7 as they are averaging 114.0 points per contest while giving up 98.3 per game. The Warriors have an overall record of 2-2. They currently are 2nd in the Pacific Division. They are averaging 120.8 points per game and surrendering 114.0, good for a point differential of 6.8.
Valuable Toronto Raptors Betting Trends
The Toronto Raptors are 2-1-0 against the spread
The Toronto Raptors are 2-1-0 against the over/under
Important Golden State Warriors Betting Trends
The Golden State Warriors are 1-3-0 against the spread
The Golden State Warriors are 3-1-0 against the over/under
Key Toronto Raptors Injuries
10/24/17 G DeMar DeRozan Knee is "?" Wednesday vs. Golden State
10/24/17 C Jonas Valanciunas Ankle is "?" Wednesday vs. Golden State
Key Golden State Warriors Injuries
No key injuries to report
DeMar DeRozan comes into this game averaging 23 points per contest while playing 31.7 minutes per night so far this year. He grabs 3.7 rebounds per contest and distributes 4 assists per game. His FG percentage is 49% while his free throw percentage is 82%. Kyle Lowry averages 12.3 points per contest in 31.3 minutes per game this year. He averages 5.7 assists per game and 3.7 rebounds per contest for Toronto. His field goal percentage is 43% for the season while his free throw percentage is 80%.
Stephen Curry has scored 29 points per contest while playing 31.5 minutes per game this season for the Warriors. He hauls in 4 rebounds per contest and has 5.8 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 47% and his free throw percentage is at 100%. Kevin Durant averages 24 points per game this year and he's on the court an average of 37.3 minutes per game. He also brings in 8.5 rebounds per game and 4.5 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 50% and his free throw percentage is 69%.
Useful Team Statistics
Toronto averages 114 points per contest this year, which is 8th in the league. Their average scoring margin is 15.67 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a unit, which has them ranked 16th. From 3-point territory they shoot 33%, which is good for 18th in the NBA. They average 44.7 boards per contest and 22 assists per game, which ranks them 14th and 16th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 20th with 15 per game. The Raptors allow 98.3 points per contest which is 8th in the NBA. They also surrender a 42% shooting percentage and a 30% average from 3-point range, ranking them 4th and 8th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 45 rebounds a game which ranks 18th, and they allow 19.7 assists per game which puts them in 7th place in the league. They force 19.7 turnovers per game which ranks them 27th in the NBA.
Useful Team Statistics
Golden State is 2nd in the NBA with 120.8 points per contest this season. They are 1st in the league in shooting at 50%, while their average scoring margin is 6.75. They shoot 42% from beyond the arc, which is good for 3rd in the league. They are 10th in the NBA in rebounding with 46.5 boards per contest and 1st in assists per game with 29.5. The Warriors are 11th in turnovers per contest with 17. The Warriors give up 114 points per game, which ranks them 25th in the league. Their defense is surrendering a 45% shooting percentage and a 38% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 16th and 22nd in those defensive statistics. They rank 26th with 24.3 dimes allowed per game and 13th with 43.5 boards surrendered per contest. The Warriors are 5th in the league in forcing turnovers with 14 per contest this year.
The Raptors are 7th in the NBA in offensive rating with 111.6, and their defensive rating of 96.3 is ranked 28th. In terms of pace they are 10th in the league with 102.1 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 53% is 9th. As a team they are 4th in the NBA in true shooting percentage with 59% and they shoot 3-pointers on 44% of their shots, ranking 2nd in the league. Toronto is 21st in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13.4 times per 100 possessions while forcing 16.7 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 46%, which is 28th in the league.
Golden State is 10th in the league in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.2 times per 100 possessions while forcing 11.9 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 52%, which is 11th in the NBA. The Warriors are 2nd in the league in defensive rating with 111.4, and their offensive rating of 118 is ranked 7th. They are 7th in the NBA in pace with 102.3 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 59% is 1st. As a unit they are 1st in the league in true shooting percentage with 64% and they shoot 3-pointers on 43% of their shot attempts, ranking 3rd in the NBA.
Who will win tonight's Raptors/Warriors NBA game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Golden State -6.5
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