Cleveland Cavaliers at Golden State Warriors Basketball Betting Tips and Predictions 4/5/2019
Friday, April 5, 2019
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The Cleveland Cavaliers travel to Oracle Arena to play the Golden State Warriors on Friday, April 5, 2019. The opening line for this matchup has Golden State as 16.5 point favorites.
The Cavaliers have a record of 19-59. They are 5th in the Central Division. They have a point differential of -9.2 as they average 104.6 points per game while giving up 113.9 per contest. The Warriors have an overall mark of 53-24. They currently are 1st in the Pacific Division. They total 117.7 points per contest and give up 111.4, which is a point differential of 6.3.
Valuable Cleveland Cavaliers Betting Trends
The Cleveland Cavaliers are 36-40-2 against the spread
The Cleveland Cavaliers are 43-34-0 against the over/under
Important Golden State Warriors Betting Trends
The Golden State Warriors are 33-43-1 against the spread
The Golden State Warriors are 36-41-0 against the over/under
Key Cleveland Cavaliers Injuries
11/26/18 G JR Smith Possible Trade is out indefinitely
11/16/18 F John Henson Wrist is out indefinitely
04/03/19 F Kevin Love Shoulder is downgraded to out Thursday vs Sacramento
03/25/19 PG Matthew Dellavedova Concussion is out indefinitely
Key Golden State Warriors Injuries
12/02/18 C Damian Jones Shoulder is out indefinitely
04/03/19 PG Shaun Livingston Rest is downgraded to out Thursday vs LA Lakers
04/03/19 C Andrew Bogut Rest is out Thursday vs LA Lakers
Jordan Clarkson comes into this contest averaging 17.1 points per game while playing 27.3 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 3.4 rebounds per game and dishes out 2.4 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 45% while his free throw percentage currently sits at 85%. Collin Sexton averages 16.6 points per game in 31.5 minutes per contest this season. He averages 2.8 assists per contest and 3.0 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 43% for the year while his free throw percentage is 84%.
Stephen Curry averages 27.7 points per game while playing 34.3 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 5.3 rebounds per game and has 5.3 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 47% and his free throw percentage is at 91%. Klay Thompson averages 22.0 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 34.3 minutes per contest. He also averages 3.9 rebounds per contest and 2.4 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 47% and his free throw percentage is 81%.
Useful Team Statistics
Cleveland averages 104.6 points per contest this season, which ranks them 29th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is -9.2 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team, which has them ranked 28th. Behind the arc they shoot 36% which is good for 10th in the league. They average 42.6 rebounds per game and 20.7 assists per game, which ranks them 26th and 29th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 25th with 13.4 per game. The Cavaliers allow 113.9 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 23rd in the league. They also allow a 49% shooting percentage and a 38% average from behind the arc, ranking them 30th and 29th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 44.3 rebounds a game which ranks 10th and they give up 25.5 assists per contest, which puts them in 22nd place in the league. They force 12.5 turnovers per game which ranks them 3rd in the league.
Useful Team Statistics
Golden State is 2nd in the league with 117.7 points per game this year. They are 1st in the league in shooting at 49%, while their average scoring margin is 6.3. They shoot 38% from 3-point range, which is good for 3rd in the NBA. They are 11th in the league in rebounding with 46.1 boards per game, and 1st in assists per contest with 29.4. The Warriors are 12th in turnovers per game with 14.3. The Warriors surrender 111.4 points per contest, which ranks them 16th in the NBA. Their defense allows a 44% 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 8th with 44.1 rebounds surrendered per game. The Warriors are 11th in the NBA in forcing turnovers with 13.5 per game.
The Cavaliers are 25th in the league in defensive rating with 117.3, and their offensive rating of 107.8 is ranked 30th. They are 29th in the NBA in pace with 96.7 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 50% is 29th. As a unit they are 29th in the league in true shooting percentage with 54% and they shoot 3-pointers on 33% of their shot attempts, ranking 22nd in the NBA. Cleveland is 19th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 12.2 times per 100 possessions while forcing 11.5 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 56%, which is 1st in the NBA.
Golden State is 14th in the NBA in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 12.6 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 28th in the league. The Warriors are 1st in the NBA in offensive rating with 116, and their defensive rating of 109.8 is ranked 13th. In terms of pace they are 11th 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 60% and they shoot 3-pointers on 38% of their shots, ranking 8th in the league.
Who will win tonight's Cavaliers/Warriors NBA game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Cleveland +16.5
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