Golden State Warriors at Los Angeles Clippers NBA Picks & Predictions 11/12/2018
Monday, November 12, 2018
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The Golden State Warriors head to Staples Center to take on the Los Angeles Clippers on Monday, November 12, 2018. The opening line for this game has Golden State as 2 point favorites.
The Warriors have a record of 11-2. They are 1st in the Pacific Division. They have a point differential of 11.1 as they average 121.9 points per game while giving up 110.8 per contest. The Clippers have an overall record of 7-5 this season. They are 2nd in the Pacific Division. They average 116.3 points per game and surrender 111.7, good for a point differential of 4.6.
Valuable Golden State Warriors Betting Trends
The Golden State Warriors are 8-5-0 against the spread this season
The Golden State Warriors are 7-6-0 against the over/under this year
Important Los Angeles Clippers Betting Trends
The Los Angeles Clippers are 7-5-0 against the spread this season
The Los Angeles Clippers are 6-6-0 against the over/under this year
Key Golden State Warriors Injuries
11/11/18 PG Stephen Curry Groin is questionable Monday vs LA Clippers
11/10/18 F Draymond Green Foot is questionable Monday vs LA Clippers
11/02/18 PG Shaun Livingston Foot is out indefinitely
10/11/18 F DeMarcus Cousins Achilles is out indefinitely
Key Los Angeles Clippers Injuries
11/10/18 G Avery Bradley Ankle is questionable Monday vs Golden State
11/10/18 F Luc Mbah a Moute Knee is questionable Monday vs Golden State
Kevin Durant comes into this game averaging 26.9 points per contest while playing 34.4 minutes per night this year. He grabs 7.2 rebounds per contest and distributes 6.5 assists per game. His FG percentage is 56% while his free throw percentage is 93%. Klay Thompson averages 21.0 points per contest in 32.7 minutes per game. He averages 1.6 assists per game and 3.6 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 47% for the season while his free throw percentage is 77%.
Tobias Harris scores 20.7 points per contest while playing 33.9 minutes per game. He hauls in 8.9 rebounds per contest and has 1.8 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 51% and his free throw percentage is at 83%. Lou Williams averages 18.6 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 25.8 minutes per game. He also brings in 2.3 rebounds per game and has 4.1 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 42% and his free throw percentage is 94%.
Useful Team Statistics
Golden State averages 121.9 points per contest, which is 1st in the league. Their average scoring margin is 11.1 and their shooting percentage is 52% as a unit, which has them ranked 1st. From 3-point territory they shoot 42%, which is good for 1st in the NBA. They average 45.5 boards per contest and 30.3 assists per game, which ranks them 15th and 1st in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 9th with 14.7 per game. The Warriors allow 110.8 points per contest, which is 16th in the NBA. They also surrender a 45% shooting percentage and a 32% average from 3-point range, ranking them 10th and 2nd in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 40.6 rebounds a game which ranks 1st, and they allow 24.2 assists per game which puts them in 22nd place in the league. They force 13.1 turnovers per game which ranks them 4th in the NBA.
Useful Team Statistics
Los Angeles is 8th in the NBA with 116.3 points per contest this season. They are 8th in the league in shooting at 47%, while their average scoring margin is 4.58. They shoot 40% from beyond the arc, which is good for 2nd in the league. They are 10th in the NBA in rebounding with 46.7 boards per contest and 21st in assists per game with 22.3. The Clippers are 13th in turnovers per contest with 14.6. The Clippers give up 111.7 points per game, which ranks them 19th in the league. Their defense surrenders a 43% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 4th and 10th in those defensive statistics. They rank 5th with 22.0 dimes allowed per game and 16th with 45.4 boards surrendered per contest. The Clippers are 3rd in the league in forcing turnovers with 11.8 per contest this year.
The Warriors are 1st in the NBA in offensive rating with 120.5, and their defensive rating of 109.6 is ranked 15th. In terms of pace they are 13th in the league with 101.2 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 17th in the league. Golden State is 7th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13.1 times per 100 possessions while forcing 11.4 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 51%, which is 19th in the league.
Los Angeles is 14th in the NBA in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 12.7 times per 100 possessions while forcing 10.1 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 48%, which is 30th in the league. The Clippers are 6th in the NBA in offensive rating with 113.1, and their defensive rating of 108.7 is ranked 14th. In terms of pace they are 8th in the league with 101.9 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 53% is 10th. As a team they are 4th in the NBA in true shooting percentage with 58% and they shoot 3-pointers on 29% of their shots, ranking 26th in the league.
Who will win tonight's NBA game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Los Angeles +2
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