Golden State Warriors at Toronto Raptors NBA Picks & Predictions 11/29/2018
Thursday, November 29, 2018
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The Golden State Warriors head to Scotiabank Arena to take on the Toronto Raptors on Thursday, November 29, 2018. The opening line for this game has Toronto as 5.5 point favorites.
The Warriors head into this matchup with a mark of 15-7. They are 2nd in the Pacific Division. They have a point differential of 5.3 as they average 116.0 points per contest while giving up 110.6 per game. The Raptors have an overall mark of 18-4. They currently are 1st in the Atlantic Division. They total 117.0 points per contest and give up 108.1, which is a point differential of 8.9.
Valuable Golden State Warriors Betting Trends
The Golden State Warriors are 9-13-0 against the spread this season
The Golden State Warriors are 12-10-0 against the over/under this year
Important Toronto Raptors Betting Trends
The Toronto Raptors are 12-10-0 against the spread this season
The Toronto Raptors are 15-7-0 against the over/under this year
Key Golden State Warriors Injuries
11/27/18 F Draymond Green Toe is questionable
11/14/18 PG Stephen Curry Groin is out indefinitely
10/11/18 F DeMarcus Cousins Achilles is out indefinitely
Key Toronto Raptors Injuries
11/06/18 SF Norman Powell Shoulder is out indefinitely
Kevin Durant averages 29.2 points per contest in 35.4 minutes per game this year. He averages 6.1 assists per game and 7.8 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 51% for the season while his free throw percentage is 93%. Klay Thompson comes into this game averaging 22.9 points per contest while playing 34.3 minutes per night. He grabs 3.8 rebounds per contest and distributes 1.7 assists per game. His FG percentage is 46% while his free throw percentage is 77%.
Kyle Lowry averages 15.6 points per game and he sees the court an average of 33.9 minutes per game. He also hauls in 4.3 rebounds per game and dishes 10.2 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 46% and his free throw percentage is 83%. Kawhi Leonard scores 24.3 points per contest while playing 33.6 minutes per game. He hauls in 8.6 rebounds per contest and has 3.1 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 47% and his free throw percentage is at 83%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Warriors allow 110.6 points per contest which is 14th in the NBA. They also surrender a 45% shooting percentage and a 34% average from 3-point range, ranking them 8th and 7th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 42.5 rebounds a game which ranks 6th, and they allow 24.2 assists per game which puts them in 20th place in the league. They force 12.1 turnovers per game which ranks them 3rd in the NBA. Golden State averages 116.0 points per contest, which is 5th in the league. Their average scoring margin is 5.3 and their shooting percentage is 49% as a unit, which has them ranked 1st. From 3-point territory they shoot 39%, which is good for 3rd in the NBA. They average 45.8 boards per contest and 27.9 assists per game, which ranks them 14th and 1st in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 11th with 14.5 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Raptors give up 108.1 points per game, which ranks them 6th in the league. Their defense surrenders a 44% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 4th and 6th in those defensive statistics. They rank 19th with 24.1 dimes allowed per game and 9th with 43.4 boards surrendered per contest. The Raptors are 15th in the league in forcing turnovers with 14.5 per contest. Toronto is 3rd in the NBA with 117.0 points per contest this season. They are 2nd in the league in shooting at 49%, while their average scoring margin is 8.9. They shoot 35% from beyond the arc, which is good for 16th in the league. They are 10th in the NBA in rebounding with 46.5 boards per contest and 7th in assists per game with 25.5. The Raptors are 12th in turnovers per contest with 14.4.
The Warriors are 3rd in the league in defensive rating with 110.4, and their offensive rating of 115.7 is ranked 18th. They are 17th in the NBA in pace with 99.8 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 56% is 2nd. As a unit they are 1st in the league in true shooting percentage with 60% and they shoot 3-pointers on 34% of their shot attempts, ranking 17th in the NBA. Golden State is 9th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13 times per 100 possessions while forcing 10.6 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 51%, which is 22nd in the NBA.
Toronto is 12th in the league in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 12.7 times per 100 possessions while forcing 12.5 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 50%, which is 29th in the NBA. The Raptors are 2nd in the league in defensive rating with 106.9, and their offensive rating of 115.8 is ranked 7th. They are 11th in the NBA in pace with 100.6 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 56% is 3rd. As a unit they are 3rd in the league in true shooting percentage with 59% and they shoot 3-pointers on 37% of their shot attempts, ranking 9th in the NBA.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take Toronto -5.5 and under 223.5 total points
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