Golden State Warriors at Charlotte Hornets NBA Picks & Predictions 2/25/2019
Monday, February 25, 2019
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The Golden State Warriors travel to Spectrum Center to play the Charlotte Hornets on Monday, February 25, 2019. The opening line for this matchup has Golden State as 8 point favorites.
The Warriors have a record of 42-17. They are 1st in the Pacific Division. They have a point differential of 6.8 as they average 118.8 points per game while giving up 112.0 per contest. The Hornets have an overall mark of 28-31. They currently are 1st in the Southeast Division. They total 111.1 points per contest and give up 111.4, which is a point differential of -0.3.
Valuable Golden State Warriors Betting Trends
The Golden State Warriors are 24-33-1 against the spread
The Golden State Warriors are 32-26-0 against the over/under
Important Charlotte Hornets Betting Trends
The Charlotte Hornets are 28-29-1 against the spread
The Charlotte Hornets are 32-26-0 against the over/under
Key Golden State Warriors Injuries
12/02/18 C Damian Jones Shoulder is out indefinitely
02/23/19 F Draymond Green Ankle injured last game, is doubtful Monday vs Charlotte
Key Charlotte Hornets Injuries
No key injuries to report
Stephen Curry comes into this contest averaging 28.7 points per game while playing 34.3 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 5.2 rebounds per game and dishes out 5.3 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 49% while his free throw percentage currently sits at 92%. Kevin Durant averages 27.6 points per game in 35.5 minutes per contest this season. He averages 5.8 assists per contest and 7.0 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 52% for the year while his free throw percentage is 89%.
Kemba Walker averages 25.1 points per game while playing 34.5 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 4.3 rebounds per game and has 5.7 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 43% and his free throw percentage is at 83%. Jeremy Lamb averages 15.0 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 28.3 minutes per contest. He also averages 5.5 rebounds per contest and 2.0 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 44% and his free throw percentage is 87%.
Useful Team Statistics
Golden State averages 118.8 points per contest this season, which ranks them 1st in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is 6.8 and their shooting percentage is 49% as a team, which has them ranked 1st. Behind the arc they shoot 39% which is good for 3rd in the league. They average 46.4 rebounds per game and 29.5 assists per game, which ranks them 8th and 1st in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 18th with 14.0 per game. The Warriors allow 112.0 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 18th in the league. They also allow a 45% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc, ranking them 5th and 12th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 43.8 rebounds a game which ranks 8th and they give up 24.3 assists per contest, which puts them in 14th place in the league. They force 13.4 turnovers per game which ranks them 8th in the league.
Useful Team Statistics
Charlotte is 18th in the league with 111.1 points per game this year. They are 23rd in the league in shooting at 45%, while their average scoring margin is -0.3. They shoot 35% from 3-point range, which is good for 17th in the NBA. They are 20th in the league in rebounding with 44.5 boards per game, and 23rd in assists per contest with 23.1. The Hornets are 30th in turnovers per game with 12.5. The Hornets surrender 111.4 points per contest, which ranks them 15th in the NBA. Their defense allows a 47% shooting percentage and a 35% average from 3-point range, ranking them 21st and 14th in those defensive statistics. They rank 26th with 25.6 assists allowed per contest and 21st with 45.4 rebounds surrendered per game. The Hornets are 11th in the NBA in forcing turnovers with 13.6 per game.
The Warriors are 1st in the league in defensive rating with 110, and their offensive rating of 116.7 is ranked 16th. They are 10th in the NBA in pace with 101.1 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 56% is 1st. As a unit they are 1st in the league in true shooting percentage with 60% and they shoot 3-pointers on 38% of their shot attempts, ranking 9th in the NBA. Golden State is 19th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 12.3 times per 100 possessions while forcing 11.6 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 51%, which is 24th in the NBA.
Charlotte is 30th in the league 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 53%, which is 8th in the NBA. The Hornets are 13th in the league in defensive rating with 111.4, and their offensive rating of 111.1 is ranked 20th. They are 20th in the NBA in pace with 99 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 52% is 21st. As a unit they are 19th in the league in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 37% of their shot attempts, ranking 12th in the NBA.
Who will win tonight's Warriors/Hornets NBA game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Charlotte +8
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