Golden State Warriors at Chicago Bulls NBA Picks & Predictions 10/29/2018
Monday, October 29, 2018
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The Golden State Warriors travel to United Center to play the Chicago Bulls on Monday, October 29, 2018. The opening line for this matchup has Golden State as 14 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 108.0 per contest. The Bulls have an overall record of 2-4 this season. They are 4th in the Central Division. They average 108.0 points per game and surrender 115.0, good for a point differential of -7.0.
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 Chicago Bulls Betting Trends
The Chicago Bulls are 3-3-0 against the spread
The Chicago Bulls are 3-3-0 against the over/under
Key Golden State Warriors Injuries
10/27/18 G Andre Iguodala Calf is questionable Sunday vs Brooklyn
10/27/18 PG Shaun Livingston Foot is questionable Sunday vs Brooklyn
10/11/18 F DeMarcus Cousins Achilles is out indefinitely
Key Chicago Bulls Injuries
10/25/18 F Bobby Portis Knee is out 4-6 weeks
10/23/18 PG Kris Dunn Knee is out 4-6 weeks
10/20/18 G Denzel Valentine Ankle is out indefinitely
09/28/18 F Lauri Markkanen Elbow is out 6-8 weeks
Stephen Curry comes into this contest averaging 33.7 points per game while playing 34.7 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 4.7 rebounds per game and dishes out 6.0 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 55% while his free throw percentage currently sits at 92%. Kevin Durant averages 29.7 points per game in 35.0 minutes per contest this season. He averages 5.8 assists per contest and 8.2 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 56% for the year while his free throw percentage is 94%.
Jabari Parker averages 16.0 points per game while playing 27.2 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 5.5 rebounds per game and has 1.8 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 46% and his free throw percentage is at 80%. Zach Lavine averages 29.3 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 33.8 minutes per contest. He also averages 4.8 rebounds per contest and 3.3 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 53% and his free throw percentage is 83%.
Useful Team Statistics
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 6th in the league. They average 44.7 rebounds per game and 29.2 assists per game, which ranks them 18th and 1st in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 5th with 16.3 per game. The Warriors allow 108.0 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 2nd 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 7th place in the league. They force 15.0 turnovers per game which ranks them 22nd in the league.
Useful Team Statistics
Chicago is 22nd in the league with 108.0 points per game this year. They are 9th in the league in shooting at 47%, while their average scoring margin is -7.0. They shoot 39% from 3-point range, which is good for 4th in the NBA. They are 28th in the league in rebounding with 40.8 boards per game, and 18th in assists per contest with 23.2. The Bulls are 8th in turnovers per game with 14.8. The Bulls surrender 115.0 points per contest, which ranks them 19th in the NBA. Their defense allows a 44% shooting percentage and a 35% average from 3-point range, ranking them 9th and 14th in those defensive statistics. They rank 19th with 24.8 assists allowed per contest and 15th with 46.5 rebounds surrendered per game. The Bulls are 9th in the NBA in forcing turnovers with 12.5 per game.
The Warriors are 1st in the league in defensive rating with 105.9, and their offensive rating of 118.4 is ranked 8th. They are 9th in the NBA in pace with 102 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 62% and they shoot 3-pointers on 34% of their shot attempts, ranking 21st in the NBA. Golden State is 4th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.4 times per 100 possessions while forcing 12.9 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 49%, which is 23rd in the NBA.
Chicago is 7th in the league in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13.5 times per 100 possessions while forcing 10.9 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 52%, which is 18th in the NBA. The Bulls are 21st in the league in defensive rating with 115, and their offensive rating of 108 is ranked 24th. They are 19th in the NBA in pace with 100 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 53% is 10th. As a unit they are 13th in the league in true shooting percentage with 57% and they shoot 3-pointers on 34% of their shot attempts, ranking 20th in the NBA.
Who will win tonight's NBA game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Chicago +14
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