Golden State Warriors vs New Orleans Pelicans NBA Point Spread Picks 10/28/2019
Monday, October 28, 2019
Smoothie King Center
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D'Angelo Russell and the Golden State Warriors (0-1, 4th in the Pacific Division) are headed to Smoothie King Center on Monday where they'll meet the New Orleans Pelicans (0-3, 5th in the Southwest Division). New Orleans opens this game as 3 point dogs. The O/U is set at 220.
Key Golden State Warriors Injuries
10/26/2019 Kevon Looney PF Hamstring Expected to be out until at least Oct 30
10/26/2019 Alec Burks SG Ankle Game Time Decision
10/22/2019 Klay Thompson SG Knee Expected to be out until at least Jun 1
9/30/2019 Willie Cauley-Stein C Foot Expected to be out until at least Nov 1
Key New Orleans Pelicans Injuries
10/26/2019 Jrue Holiday PG Knee Expected to be out until at least Oct 28
10/21/2019 Zion Williamson SF Knee Expected to be out until at least Dec 9
8/29/2019 Darius Miller SF Achilles Expected to be out until at least Apr 1
Stephen Curry averages 23 points per game in 30 minutes per contest. He averages 4 assists per contest and 4 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 40% for the year while his free throw percentage is 100%. D'Angelo Russell comes into this contest averaging 20 points per game while playing 33 minutes per night. He pulls down 0 rebounds per game and dishes out 8 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 38% while his free throw percentage is at 100%.
Brandon Ingram averages 27 points per game and he sees the court an average of 35 minutes per contest. He also averages 9 rebounds per contest and 4 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 53% and his free throw percentage is 80%. Jrue Holiday averages 11 points per game while playing 37 minutes per contest. He grabs 4 rebounds per game and has 7 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 31% and his free throw percentage is at 67%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Warriors allow 141 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 30th in the league. They also allow a 63% shooting percentage and a 56% average from behind the arc, ranking them 30th and 30th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 39 rebounds a game which ranks 3rd, and they give up 33 assists per contest which puts them in 30th place in the league. They force 20 turnovers per game which ranks them 27th in the league. Golden State averages 1 points per contest this season, which ranks them 30th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is -19 and their shooting percentage is 39% as a team, which has them ranked 28th. Behind the arc they shoot 36% which is good for 12th in the league. They average 42 rebounds per game and 27 assists per contest, which ranks them 24th and 5th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 28th with 13 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Pelicans surrender 12 points per contest, which ranks them 1st in the NBA. Their defense allows a 45% shooting percentage and a 33% average from 3-point range, ranking them 18th and 13th in those defensive statistics. They rank 19th with 24 assists allowed per contest, and 23rd with 50 rebounds surrendered per game. The Pelicans are 10th in the NBA in forcing turnovers with 16 per game. New Orleans is 6th in the league with 120 points per game this year. They are 15th in the league in shooting at 45%, while their average scoring margin is -6. They shoot 38% from 3-point range, which is good for 7th in the NBA. They are 12th in the league in rebounding with 48 boards per game and 2nd in assists per contest with 29. The Pelicans are 15th in turnovers per game with 17.
The Warriors are 3rd in the NBA in offensive rating with 114.1, and their defensive rating of 131.8 is ranked 30th. In terms of pace they are 5th in the league with 107 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 47% is 24th. As a team they are 18th in the NBA in true shooting percentage with 54% and they shoot 3-pointers on 42% of their shots, ranking 7th in the league. Golden State is 28th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 10.4 times per 100 possessions while forcing 17.7 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 74%, which is 1st in the league.
New Orleans is 20th in the league in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13.4 times per 100 possessions while forcing 12.4 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 52%, which is 15th in the NBA. The Pelicans are 8th in the league in defensive rating with 115.3, and their offensive rating of 109.9 is ranked 27th. They are 9th in the NBA in pace with 105.9 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 53% is 10th. As a unit they are 14th in the league in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 45% of their shot attempts, ranking 3rd in the NBA.
Who will win tonight's Warriors/Pelicans NBA game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take New Orleans +3
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