Golden State Warriors at New Orleans Pelicans NBA Point Spread Picks 4/9/2019
Tuesday, April 9, 2019
Smoothie King Center
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The Golden State Warriors travel to Smoothie King Center to play the New Orleans Pelicans on Tuesday, April 9, 2019.
The Warriors have a record of 56-24. They are 1st in the Pacific Division. They have a point differential of 6.7 as they average 117.8 points per game while giving up 111.1 per contest. The Pelicans have an overall mark of 33-48. They currently are 3rd in the Southwest Division. They total 115.6 points per contest and give up 116.8, which is a point differential of -1.2.
Valuable Golden State Warriors Betting Trends
The Golden State Warriors are 35-44-1 against the spread
The Golden State Warriors are 37-43-0 against the over/under
Important New Orleans Pelicans Betting Trends
The New Orleans Pelicans are 37-43-1 against the spread
The New Orleans Pelicans are 44-36-0 against the over/under
Key Golden State Warriors Injuries
12/02/18 C Damian Jones Shoulder is out indefinitely
04/07/19 G Andre Iguodala Toe is questionable Tuesday vs New Orleans
Key New Orleans Pelicans Injuries
04/08/19 F Anthony Davis Back is questionable Tuesday vs Golden State
04/07/19 SF Stanley Johnson Ankle is questionable Tuesday vs Golden State
03/29/19 SF Darius Miller Thigh is out indefinitely
03/07/19 G E'Twaun Moore Quad is out indefinitely
03/07/19 PG Jrue Holiday Abdominal is out indefinitely
Klay Thompson averages 21.6 points per game in 34.2 minutes per contest. He averages 2.4 assists per contest and 3.9 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 47% for the year while his free throw percentage is 82%. Stephen Curry comes into this contest averaging 27.6 points per game while playing 34.1 minutes per night. He pulls down 5.4 rebounds per game and dishes out 5.3 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 47% while his free throw percentage is at 92%.
Anthony Davis averages 25.9 points per game and he sees the court an average of 33.0 minutes per contest. He also averages 12.0 rebounds per contest and 3.9 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 52% and his free throw percentage is 79%. Julius Randle averages 21.4 points per game while playing 30.6 minutes per contest. He grabs 8.7 rebounds per game and has 3.1 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 52% and his free throw percentage is at 73%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Warriors allow 111.1 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 16th in the league. They also allow a 44% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc, ranking them 3rd and 10th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 44.3 rebounds a game which ranks 10th, and they give up 24.2 assists per contest which puts them in 12th place in the league. They force 13.6 turnovers per game which ranks them 13th in the league. Golden State averages 117.8 points per contest this season, which ranks them 2nd in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is 6.7 and their shooting percentage is 49% as a team, which has them ranked 1st. Behind the arc they shoot 38% which is good for 3rd in the league. They average 46.1 rebounds per game and 29.5 assists per contest, which ranks them 11th and 1st in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 11th with 14.3 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Pelicans surrender 116.8 points per contest, which ranks them 28th in the NBA. Their defense allows a 47% shooting percentage and a 36% average from 3-point range, ranking them 20th and 25th in those defensive statistics. They rank 29th with 26.5 assists allowed per contest, and 19th with 45.6 rebounds surrendered per game. The Pelicans are 14th in the NBA in forcing turnovers with 13.6 per game. New Orleans is 3rd in the league with 115.6 points per game this year. They are 5th in the league in shooting at 47%, while their average scoring margin is -1.2. They shoot 35% from 3-point range, which is good for 24th in the NBA. They are 5th in the league in rebounding with 47.4 boards per game and 3rd in assists per contest with 27.0. The Pelicans are 7th in turnovers per game with 14.9.
The Warriors are 1st in the league in defensive rating with 109.4, and their offensive rating of 116 is ranked 11th. 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 39% 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 11.8 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 51%, which is 28th in the NBA.
New Orleans is 10th in the league in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 12.7 times per 100 possessions while forcing 11.6 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 53%, which is 9th in the NBA. The Pelicans are 12th in the league in defensive rating with 112.7, and their offensive rating of 111.5 is ranked 23rd. They are 2nd in the NBA in pace with 103.3 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 53% is 11th. As a unit they are 12th in the league in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 32% of their shot attempts, ranking 24th in the NBA.
Who will win tonight's Warriors/Pelicans NBA game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take New Orleans
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