Golden State Warriors at Brooklyn Nets NBA Picks & Predictions 10/28/2018
Sunday, October 28, 2018
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The Golden State Warriors travel to Barclays Center to play the Brooklyn Nets on Sunday, October 28, 2018. The opening line for this matchup has Golden State as 11.5 point favorites.
The Warriors have a regular season record of 5-1. They are 1st in the Pacific Division. They have a point differential of 12.8 as they average 120.8 points per game while giving up 108 per contest. The Nets have an overall record of 2-3 this season. They are 4th in the Atlantic Division. They average 107.2 points per game and surrender 108.6, good for a point differential of -1.4.
Valuable Golden State Warriors Betting Trends
The Golden State Warriors are 3-3-0 against the spread
The Golden State Warriors are 3-3-0 against the over/under
Important Brooklyn Nets Betting Trends
The Brooklyn Nets are 3-2-0 against the spread
The Brooklyn Nets are 1-3-0 against the over/under
Key Golden State Warriors Injuries
10/11/18 F DeMarcus Cousins Achilles is out indefinitely
Key Brooklyn Nets Injuries
10/27/18 F Kenneth Faried Illness is questionable Sunday vs Golden State
10/20/18 SF Treveon Graham Leg is out indefinitely
10/17/18 SF DeMarre Carroll Ankle is out indefinitely
Stephen Curry averages 33.7 points per game in 34.7 minutes per contest. He averages 6 assists per contest and 4.7 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 55% for the year while his free throw percentage is 92%. Kevin Durant comes into this contest averaging 29.7 points per game while playing 35.0 minutes per night. He pulls down 8.2 rebounds per game and dishes out 5.8 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 56% while his free throw percentage is at 94%.
Spencer Dinwiddie averages 13 points per game and he sees the court an average of 27.8 minutes per contest. He also averages 2.8 rebounds per contest and 4.4 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 46% and his free throw percentage is 67%. Caris LeVert averages 21 points per game while playing 31.4 minutes per contest. He grabs 5.2 rebounds per game and has 4 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 52% and his free throw percentage is at 85%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Warriors allow 108 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 9th in the league. They also allow a 43% shooting percentage and a 30% average from behind the arc, ranking them 7th and 3rd in those defensive categories. Opponents average 41.5 rebounds a game which ranks 3rd, and they give up 21.5 assists per contest which puts them in 5th place in the league. They force 15 turnovers per game which ranks them 21st in the league. Golden State averages 120.8 points per contest this season, which ranks them 4th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is 12.8 and their shooting percentage is 52% as a team, which has them ranked 1st. Behind the arc they shoot 39% which is good for 8th in the league. They average 44.7 rebounds per game and 29.2 assists per contest, which ranks them 20th and 1st in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 5th with 16.3 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Nets surrender 108.6 points per contest, which ranks them 11th in the NBA. Their defense allows a 44% shooting percentage and a 37% average from 3-point range, ranking them 9th and 19th in those defensive statistics. They rank 1st with 19.4 assists allowed per contest, and 11th with 44.2 rebounds surrendered per game. The Nets are 1st in the NBA in forcing turnovers with 10.6 per game. Brooklyn is 23rd in the league with 107.2 points per game this year. They are 11th in the league in shooting at 47%, while their average scoring margin is -1.4. They shoot 39% from 3-point range, which is good for 7th in the NBA. They are 13th in the league in rebounding with 46.4 boards per game and 12th in assists per contest with 24.8. The Nets are 1st in turnovers per game with 18.2.
The Warriors are 3rd in the NBA in offensive rating with 118.4, and their defensive rating of 105.9 is ranked 8th. In terms of pace they are 10th in the league with 102 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 59% is 1st. As a team they are 1st in the NBA in true shooting percentage with 62% and they shoot 3-pointers on 34% of their shots, ranking 18th in the league. Golden State is 5th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.4 times per 100 possessions while forcing 12.9 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 49%, which is 23rd in the league.
Brooklyn is 1st in the NBA in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.2 times per 100 possessions while forcing 9.3 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 49%, which is 24th in the league. The Nets are 17th in the NBA in offensive rating with 108.7, and their defensive rating of 110.1 is ranked 14th. In terms of pace they are 26th in the league with 98.6 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 54% is 10th. As a team they are 14th in the NBA in true shooting percentage with 57% and they shoot 3-pointers on 39% of their shots, ranking 8th in the league.
Who will win tonight's NBA game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Golden State +11.5
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