Golden State Warriors at Toronto Raptors NBA Picks & Predictions 1/13/2018
Saturday, January 13, 2018
Air Canada Centre
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The Golden State Warriors travel to Air Canada Centre to play the Toronto Raptors on Saturday, January 13, 2018. The opening line for this matchup has Golden State as 3 point favorites.
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The Warriors come into this game with an overall record of 33-9. They are 1st in the Pacific Division. They currently have a point differential of 9.1 as they are averaging 115.7 points per game while giving up 106.6 per contest. The Raptors have an overall record of 29-11. They currently are 2nd in the Atlantic Division. They are averaging 112.1 points per game and surrendering 103.7, good for a point differential of 8.4.
Valuable Golden State Warriors Betting Trends
The Golden State Warriors are 19-22-1 against the spread
The Golden State Warriors are 23-19-0 against the over/under
Important Toronto Raptors Betting Trends
The Toronto Raptors are 23-17-0 against the spread
The Toronto Raptors are 21-19-0 against the over/under
Key Golden State Warriors Injuries
01/12/18 G Andre Iguodala Knee is upgraded to probable Friday vs Milwaukee
01/12/18 PG Shaun Livingston Knee is probable Friday vs Milwaukee
01/11/18 PG Stephen Curry Ankle is doubtful Friday vs Milwaukee
Key Toronto Raptors Injuries
01/12/18 PG Kyle Lowry Back is "?" Saturday vs Golden State
01/11/18 F Serge Ibaka Suspension is probable Saturday vs Golden State
Kevin Durant comes into this contest averaging 26.3 points per game while playing 34.6 minutes per night so far this season for the Warriors. He pulls down 7 rebounds per game and dishes out 5.2 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 51% while his free throw percentage is currently at 89%. Klay Thompson averages 20.7 points per game in 34 minutes per contest this season. He averages 2.6 assists per contest and 4 rebounds per game for Golden State. His field goal percentage is 48% for the year while his free throw percentage is 89%.
Kyle Lowry averages 16.2 points per game while playing 32.8 minutes per contest this year for the Raptors. He grabs 6.1 rebounds per game and has 7 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 43% and his free throw percentage currently is at 88%. DeMar DeRozan averages 25 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 34.5 minutes per contest. He also averages 4.2 rebounds per contest and 5.1 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 48% and his free throw percentage is 83%.
Useful Team Statistics
Golden State averages 115.7 points per contest this season, which ranks them 1st in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is 9.14 and their shooting percentage is 51% as a team, which has them ranked 1st. Behind the arc they shoot 39% which is good for 1st in the league. They average 44.8 rebounds per game and 30.7 assists per game, which ranks them 7th and 1st in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 4th with 16 per game. The Warriors allow 106.6 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 18th in the league. They also allow a 44% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the arc, ranking them 2nd and 15th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 42.2 rebounds a game which ranks 10th and they give up 23.1 assists per contest, which puts them in 17th place in the league. They force 14.7 turnovers per game which ranks them 15th in the league.
Useful Team Statistics
Toronto is 3rd in the league with 112.1 points per game this year. They are 7th in the league in shooting at 47%, while their average scoring margin is 8.33. They shoot 35% from 3-point range, which is good for 24th in the NBA. They are 17th in the league in rebounding with 43.2 boards per game, and 10th in assists per contest with 22.9. The Raptors are 27th in turnovers per game with 13.5. The Raptors surrender 103.7 points per contest, which ranks them 9th in the NBA. Their defense is allowing a 45% shooting percentage and a 35% average from 3-point range, ranking them 6th and 6th in those defensive statistics. They rank 11th with 22.2 assists allowed per contest and 11th with 42.3 rebounds surrendered per game. The Raptors are 27th in the NBA in forcing turnovers with 15.7 per game this season.
The Warriors are 2nd in the NBA in offensive rating with 114.7, and their defensive rating of 105.7 is ranked 25th. In terms of pace they are 3rd in the league with 100.4 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 58% is 1st. As a team they are 1st in the NBA in true shooting percentage with 61% and they shoot 3-pointers on 35% of their shots, ranking 10th in the league. Golden State is 2nd in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.4 times per 100 possessions while forcing 12.8 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 49%, which is 29th in the league.
Toronto is 27th in the league in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 12.2 times per 100 possessions while forcing 14.1 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 50%, which is 27th in the NBA. The Raptors are 3rd in the league in defensive rating with 105.1, and their offensive rating of 113.6 is ranked 28th. They are 10th in the NBA in pace with 98.1 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 54% is 6th. As a unit they are 6th in the league in true shooting percentage with 58% and they shoot 3-pointers on 37% of their shot attempts, ranking 7th in the NBA.
Who will win tonight's Warriors/Raptors NBA game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Toronto +3
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