Golden State Warriors at Toronto Raptors Game 2 Picks and Tips 6/2/2019
Sunday, June 2, 2019
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Stephen Curry and the Golden State Warriors are headed to Scotiabank Arena on Sunday where they'll take on the Toronto Raptors in Game 2 of the NBA Finals. The Raptors won Game 1 by a score of 118-109 to take a 1-0 series lead. Pascal Siakam led Toronto with 32 points, 8 rebounds, and 5 assists. Golden State opens Game 2 as 2 point dogs. The over/under has been set at 215.5.
The Warriors have been awful for basketball wagerers, having gone 42-55-2 ATS. The Raptors cover the spread 48.0% of the time, going 48-52-1 against the spread. The Raptors have been bad for basketball wagerers as a favorite, going 36-44-1 ATS. Golden State has went 6-6-0 against the spread as the underdog, so they cover the spread 50.0% of the time.
Valuable Golden State Warriors Betting Trends
The Warriors have been a dicey Over pick for O/U bettors, having gone 49-50-0.
The Warriors cover the spread 46.9% of the time as the away team, having gone 23-26-1 ATS.
Important Toronto Raptors Betting Trends
Toronto covers the spread 50.0% of the time at Scotiabank Arena, going 26-26-0 against the spread.
The Raptors have been a hot and cold Under pick for O/U bettors, having gone 53-47-1.
Key Golden State Warriors Injuries
05/30/19 G Andre Iguodala Calf injured last game, is questionable Sunday vs Toronto
05/30/19 SF Kevin Durant Calf is doubtful Sunday vs Toronto
Key Toronto Raptors Injuries
05/30/19 SF OG Anunoby Appendectomy is probable Sunday vs Golden State
Stephen Curry comes into this contest averaging 27.3 points per game while playing 33.8 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 5.3 rebounds per game and dishes out 5.2 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 47% while his free throw percentage currently sits at 92%. Draymond Green averages 7.4 points per game in 31.3 minutes per contest this season. He averages 6.9 assists per contest and 7.3 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 45% for the year while his free throw percentage is 69%.
Kyle Lowry averages 14.2 points per game while playing 34.0 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 4.8 rebounds per game and has 8.7 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 41% and his free throw percentage is at 83%. Pascal Siakam averages 16.9 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 31.9 minutes per contest. He also averages 6.9 rebounds per contest and 3.1 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 55% and his free throw percentage is 79%.
Useful Team Statistics
Golden State averages 117.7 points per contest this season, which ranks them 2nd in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is 6.5 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 46.2 rebounds per game and 29.4 assists per game, which ranks them 11th and 1st in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 10th with 14.3 per game. The Warriors allow 111.2 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 11th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 44.3 rebounds a game which ranks 10th and they give up 24.3 assists per contest, which puts them in 12th place in the league. They force 13.5 turnovers per game which ranks them 12th in the league.
Useful Team Statistics
Toronto is 8th in the league with 114.4 points per game this year. They are 5th in the league in shooting at 47%, while their average scoring margin is 6.1. They shoot 37% from 3-point range, which is good for 6th in the NBA. They are 17th in the league in rebounding with 45.2 boards per game, and 13th in assists per contest with 25.4. The Raptors are 15th in turnovers per game with 14.0. The Raptors surrender 108.4 points per contest, which ranks them 9th in the NBA. Their defense allows a 45% shooting percentage and a 35% average from 3-point range, ranking them 5th and 8th in those defensive statistics. They rank 15th with 24.5 assists allowed per contest and 13th with 44.8 rebounds surrendered per game. The Raptors are 21st in the NBA in forcing turnovers with 14.9 per game.
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.
Toronto is 14th in the league in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 12.4 times per 100 possessions while forcing 13.1 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 51%, which is 27th in the NBA. The Raptors are 5th in the league in defensive rating with 107.1, and their offensive rating of 113.1 is ranked 5th. They are 14th in the NBA in pace with 100.2 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 54% is 3rd. As a unit they are 4th in the league in true shooting percentage with 58% and they shoot 3-pointers on 38% of their shot attempts, ranking 10th in the NBA.
Who will win tonight's Warriors/Raptors NBA game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Toronto -2
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