Los Angeles Clippers at Golden State Warriors NBA Picks & Predictions 1/10/2018
Wednesday, January 10, 2018
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The Los Angeles Clippers travel to Oracle Arena to play the Golden State Warriors on Wednesday, January 10, 2018. The opening line for this matchup has Golden State as 8 point favorites.
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The Clippers head into this matchup with a mark of 18-21. They are 2nd in the Pacific Division. They currently have a point differential of -0.6 as they are averaging 106.1 points per contest while giving up 106.7 per game. The Warriors have an overall mark of 33-8. They currently are 1st in the Pacific Division. They are averaging 116.0 points per contest and giving up 106.1, which is a point differential of 9.9.
Valuable Los Angeles Clippers Betting Trends
The Los Angeles Clippers are 20-19-0 against the spread
The Los Angeles Clippers are 21-17-1 against the over/under
Important Golden State Warriors Betting Trends
The Golden State Warriors are 19-21-1 against the spread
The Golden State Warriors are 22-19-0 against the over/under
Key Los Angeles Clippers Injuries
12/12/17 F Danilo Gallinari Gluteus is out indefinitely
11/22/17 PG Patrick Beverley Knee is out for season
01/09/18 F Blake Griffin Concussion is "?" Wednesday vs Golden State
01/08/18 PG Milos Teodosic Foot is "?" Wednesday vs Golden State
01/04/18 PG Austin Rivers Achilles is out indefinitely
Key Golden State Warriors Injuries
01/09/18 F Kevin Durant Calf is "?" Wednesday vs LA Clippers
01/08/18 PG Stephen Curry Knee has returned
Lou Williams comes into this contest averaging 22.2 points per game while playing 31.4 minutes per night so far this season for the Clippers. He pulls down 2.6 rebounds per game and dishes out 4.9 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 44% while his free throw percentage is currently at 90%. DeAndre Jordan averages 11.9 points per game in 32.5 minutes per contest this season. He averages 1.2 assists per contest and 15.1 rebounds per game for Los Angeles. His field goal percentage is 66% for the year while his free throw percentage is 61%.
Kevin Durant averages 25.9 points per game while playing 34.7 minutes per contest this year for the Warriors. He grabs 7.1 rebounds per game and has 5.3 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 50% and his free throw percentage currently is at 89%. Klay Thompson averages 20.7 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 34 minutes per contest. He also averages 4 rebounds per contest and 2.6 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 48% and his free throw percentage is 89%.
Useful Team Statistics
Los Angeles averages 106.1 points per contest this season, which ranks them 13th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is -0.64 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team, which has them ranked 15th. Behind the arc they shoot 36% which is good for 20th in the league. They average 43.6 rebounds per game and 20.9 assists per game, which ranks them 15th and 26th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 13th with 14.8 per game. The Clippers allow 106.7 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 20th in the league. They also allow a 45% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the arc, ranking them 10th and 10th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 44.2 rebounds a game which ranks 24th and they give up 23.7 assists per contest, which puts them in 20th place in the league. They force 14.6 turnovers per game which ranks them 13th in the league.
Useful Team Statistics
Golden State is 1st in the league with 116 points per game this year. They are 1st in the league in shooting at 51%, while their average scoring margin is 9.83. They shoot 39% from 3-point range, which is good for 1st in the NBA. They are 6th in the league in rebounding with 45.1 boards per game, and 1st in assists per contest with 30.8. The Warriors are 3rd in turnovers per game with 16. The Warriors surrender 106.1 points per contest, which ranks them 16th in the NBA. Their defense is allowing a 43% shooting percentage and a 36% average from 3-point range, ranking them 2nd and 14th in those defensive statistics. They rank 17th with 23.1 assists allowed per contest and 9th with 42.1 rebounds surrendered per game. The Warriors are 16th in the NBA in forcing turnovers with 14.7 per game this season.
The Clippers are 12th in the league in defensive rating with 109.3, and their offensive rating of 108.6 is ranked 10th. They are 12th in the NBA in pace with 97.4 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 52% is 16th. As a unit they are 12th in the league in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 34% of their shot attempts, ranking 12th in the NBA. Los Angeles is 14th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13.4 times per 100 possessions while forcing 13.2 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 52%, which is 20th in the NBA.
Golden State is 3rd in the league in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.4 times per 100 possessions while forcing 12.8 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 49%, which is 29th in the NBA. The Warriors are 2nd in the league in defensive rating with 105.3, and their offensive rating of 115.1 is ranked 26th. They are 3rd in the NBA in pace with 100.3 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 58% is 1st. As a unit they are 1st in the league in true shooting percentage with 61% and they shoot 3-pointers on 35% of their shot attempts, ranking 10th in the NBA.
Who will win tonight's Clippers/Warriors NBA game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Golden State -8
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