Golden State Warriors at Los Angeles Clippers Game 4 Picks 4/21/2019
Sunday, April 21, 2019
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The Golden State Warriors head to Staples Center on Sunday where they'll take on Shai Gilgeous-Alexander and the Los Angeles Clippers in Game 4 of their series. The Warriors lead the series 2-1 after winning Game 3 by a score of 132-105. The opening line for this game has Golden State as 9 point favorites.
The Warriors (57-25, 1st in the Pacific Division) cover 44.0% of the time, going 37-47-1 against the spread this year. The Clippers (48-34, 2nd in the Pacific Division) have an ATS record of 46-38-1, so they cover the spread 54.8% of the time. As a favorite Golden State covers the spread 42.9% of the time, while Los Angeles has covered 65.9% as an underdog this season.
Valuable Golden State Warriors Betting Trends
The Golden State Warriors are 37-47-1 against the spread this season
The Golden State Warriors are 40-45-0 against the over/under this year
Important Los Angeles Clippers Betting Trends
The Los Angeles Clippers are 46-38-1 against the spread this season
The Los Angeles Clippers are 47-37-0 against the over/under this year
Key Golden State Warriors Injuries
12/02/18 C Damian Jones Shoulder is out indefinitely04/16/19 C DeMarcus Cousins Quad is out for season
Key Los Angeles Clippers Injuries
No key injuries to report
Kevin Durant comes into this game averaging 26.0 points per contest while playing 34.6 minutes per night this year. He grabs 6.4 rebounds per contest and distributes 5.9 assists per game. His FG percentage is 52% while his free throw percentage is 89%. Draymond Green averages 7.4 points per contest in 31.3 minutes per game. He averages 6.9 assists per game and 7.3 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 45% for the season while his free throw percentage is 69%.
Shai Gilgeous-Alexander scores 10.8 points per contest while playing 26.5 minutes per game. He hauls in 2.8 rebounds per contest and has 3.3 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 48% and his free throw percentage is at 80%. Montrezl Harrell averages 16.6 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 26.3 minutes per game. He also brings in 6.5 rebounds per game and has 2.0 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 62% and his free throw percentage is 64%.
Useful Team Statistics
Golden State averages 117.7 points per contest, which is 2nd in the league. Their average scoring margin is 6.5 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 46.2 boards per contest and 29.4 assists per game, which ranks them 11th and 1st in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 10th with 14.3 per game. The Warriors allow 111.2 points per contest, which is 16th in the NBA. They also surrender a 44% shooting percentage and a 35% average from 3-point range, ranking them 3rd and 11th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 44.3 rebounds a game which ranks 10th, and they allow 24.3 assists per game which puts them in 12th place in the league. They force 13.5 turnovers per game which ranks them 12th in the NBA.
Useful Team Statistics
Los Angeles is 5th in the NBA with 115.1 points per contest this season. They are 8th in the league in shooting at 47%, while their average scoring margin is 0.85. They shoot 39% from beyond the arc, which is good for 2nd in the league. They are 13th in the NBA in rebounding with 45.5 boards per contest and 18th in assists per game with 24.0. The Clippers are 9th in turnovers per contest with 14.5. The Clippers give up 114.3 points per game, which ranks them 25th in the league. Their defense surrenders a 46% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 14th and 5th in those defensive statistics. They rank 11th with 24.1 dimes allowed per game and 19th with 45.7 boards surrendered per contest. The Clippers are 7th in the league in forcing turnovers with 13.2 per contest this year.
The Warriors are 1st in the league in defensive rating with 109.5, and their offensive rating of 115.9 is ranked 12th. They are 10th in the NBA in pace with 100.9 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 57% 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 8th in the NBA. Golden State is 13th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 12.6 times per 100 possessions while forcing 11.7 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 51%, which is 28th in the NBA.
Los Angeles is 11th in the league in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 12.7 times per 100 possessions while forcing 11.4 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 51%, which is 23rd in the NBA. The Clippers are 9th in the league in defensive rating with 111.5, and their offensive rating of 112.4 is ranked 20th. They are 7th in the NBA in pace with 101.7 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 53% is 12th. As a unit they are 5th in the league in true shooting percentage with 58% and they shoot 3-pointers on 30% of their shot attempts, ranking 28th in the NBA.
Who will win tonight's Warriors/Clippers NBA game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Golden State -9
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