Charlotte Hornets at Golden State Warriors NBA Picks Against the Spread 3/31/2019
Sunday, March 31, 2019
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The Charlotte Hornets travel to Oracle Arena to play the Golden State Warriors on Sunday, March 31, 2019. The opening line for this matchup has Golden State as 12.5 point favorites.
The Hornets have a record of 35-40. They are 3rd in the Southeast Division. They have a point differential of -1.0 as they average 110.9 points per game while giving up 111.9 per contest. The Warriors have an overall mark of 51-24. They currently are 1st in the Pacific Division. They total 117.5 points per contest and give up 111.8, which is a point differential of 5.7.
Valuable Charlotte Hornets Betting Trends
The Charlotte Hornets are 34-38-2 against the spread
The Charlotte Hornets are 42-32-0 against the over/under
Important Golden State Warriors Betting Trends
The Golden State Warriors are 31-42-1 against the spread
The Golden State Warriors are 35-39-0 against the over/under
Key Charlotte Hornets Injuries
03/29/19 F Cody Zeller Knee is questionable Sunday vs Golden State
Key Golden State Warriors Injuries
12/02/18 C Damian Jones Shoulder is out indefinitely
Jeremy Lamb comes into this contest averaging 15.0 points per game while playing 28.6 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 5.6 rebounds per game and dishes out 2.1 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 43% while his free throw percentage currently sits at 89%. Kemba Walker averages 25.2 points per game in 35.0 minutes per contest this season. He averages 5.9 assists per contest and 4.4 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 43% for the year while his free throw percentage is 84%.
Klay Thompson averages 22.1 points per game while playing 34.5 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 3.9 rebounds per game and has 2.4 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 47% and his free throw percentage is at 81%. Stephen Curry averages 27.9 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 34.4 minutes per contest. He also averages 5.4 rebounds per contest and 5.3 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 47% and his free throw percentage is 91%.
Useful Team Statistics
Charlotte averages 110.9 points per contest this season, which ranks them 20th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is -1.0 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team, which has them ranked 25th. Behind the arc they shoot 35% which is good for 16th in the league. They average 44.3 rebounds per game and 23.2 assists per game, which ranks them 23rd and 22nd in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 29th with 12.5 per game. The Hornets allow 111.9 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 17th in the league. They also allow a 47% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the arc, ranking them 22nd and 18th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 45.8 rebounds a game which ranks 21st and they give up 25.9 assists per contest, which puts them in 26th place in the league. They force 13.5 turnovers per game which ranks them 14th in the league.
Useful Team Statistics
Golden State is 2nd in the league with 117.5 points per game this year. They are 1st in the league in shooting at 49%, while their average scoring margin is 5.7. They shoot 38% from 3-point range, which is good for 3rd in the NBA. They are 11th in the league in rebounding with 46.0 boards per game, and 1st in assists per contest with 29.1. The Warriors are 13th in turnovers per game with 14.2. The Warriors surrender 111.8 points per contest, which ranks them 16th in the NBA. Their defense allows a 45% shooting percentage and a 35% average from 3-point range, ranking them 3rd and 12th in those defensive statistics. They rank 12th with 24.2 assists allowed per contest and 9th with 44.4 rebounds surrendered per game. The Warriors were 13th in the NBA in forcing turnovers with 13.5 per game last season.
The Hornets are 14th in the league in defensive rating with 112.1, and their offensive rating of 111.2 is ranked 22nd. They are 20th in the NBA in pace with 99 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 51% is 21st. As a unit they are 19th in the league in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 38% of their shot attempts, ranking 11th in the NBA. Charlotte is 29th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 11.1 times per 100 possessions while forcing 12.1 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 54%, which is 7th in the NBA.
Golden State is 15th in the NBA in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 12.5 times per 100 possessions while forcing 11.7 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 51%, which is 26th in the league. The Warriors are 1st in the NBA in offensive rating with 115.7, and their defensive rating of 110.2 is ranked 15th. In terms of pace they are 10th in the league with 100.8 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 56% is 1st. As a team they are 1st in the NBA in true shooting percentage with 59% and they shoot 3-pointers on 38% of their shots, ranking 9th in the league.
Who will win tonight's Hornets/Warriors NBA game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Charlotte +12.5
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