Los Angeles Clippers vs Golden State Warriors NBA Picks 10/24/2019
Thursday, October 24, 2019
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The Los Angeles Clippers travel to Chase Center to play the Golden State Warriors on Thursday, October 24, 2019. The opening line for this matchup has Golden State as 1 point favorites. The Clips played on opening nights and beat the Lakers 112-102 behind Kawhi Leonard's 30 points.
The Clippers head into this matchup after finishing last year with a mark of 48-34. They were 2nd in the Pacific Division. They had a point differential of 0.9 as they averaged 115.1 points per contest while giving up 114.3 per game. The Warriors had an overall mark of 57-25 last year. They were 1st in the Pacific Division. They averaged 117.7 points per contest and gave up 111.2, which was a point differential of 6.5.
Valuable Los Angeles Clippers Betting Trends
The Los Angeles Clippers were 48-39-1 against the spread last season
The Los Angeles Clippers were 48-39-1 against the over/under last year
Important Golden State Warriors Betting Trends
The Golden State Warriors were 44-57-2 against the spread last season
The Golden State Warriors were 50-53-0 against the over/under last year
Key Los Angeles Clippers Injuries
10/18/2019 Amir Coffey SG Ankle Game Time Decision
10/18/2019 Rodney McGruder SG Ankle Game Time Decision
10/12/2019 Paul George SF Shoulder Expected to be out until at least Nov 13
Key Golden State Warriors Injuries
10/19/2019 Alec Burks SG Ankle Game Time Decision
9/30/2019 Willie Cauley-Stein C Foot Expected to be out until at least Nov 1
9/23/2019 Klay Thompson SG Knee Expected to be out until at least Apr 2
Lou Williams averaged 20.0 points per game in 26.6 minutes per contest last season. He averaged 5.4 assists per contest and 3.0 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage was 43% for the year while his free throw percentage was 88%. Kawhi Leonard comes into this contest after averaging 26.6 points per game while playing 34.0 minutes per night last season. He pulled down 7.3 rebounds per game and dished out 3.3 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage was 50% while his free throw percentage was at 85%.
Draymond Green averaged 7.4 points per game last season and he saw the court an average of 31.3 minutes per contest. He also averaged 7.3 rebounds per contest and 6.9 assists per game. His field goal percentage was 45% and his free throw percentage was 69%. Stephen Curry averaged 27.3 points per game while playing 33.8 minutes per contest last year. He grabbed 5.3 rebounds per game and had 5.2 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage was 47% and his free throw percentage finished at 92%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Clippers allowed 114.3 points per game to their opponents which ranked them 25th in the league. They also allowed a 46% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the arc, ranking them 14th and 5th in those defensive categories. Opponents averaged 45.7 rebounds a game which ranked 19th, and they gave up 24.1 assists per contest which put them in 11th place in the league. They forced 13.2 turnovers per game which ranked them 7th in the league. Los Angeles averaged 115.1 points per contest last season, which ranked them 5th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin was 0.9 and their shooting percentage was 47% as a team, which had them ranked 8th. Behind the arc they shot 39% which was good for 2nd in the league. They averaged 45.5 rebounds per game and 24.0 assists per game, which ranked them 13th and 18th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they ranked 9th with 14.5 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Warriors surrendered 111.2 points per contest, which ranked them 16th in the NBA. Their defense allowed a 44% shooting percentage and a 35% average from 3-point range, ranking them 3rd and 11th in those defensive statistics. They ranked 12th with 24.3 assists allowed per contest, and 10th with 44.3 rebounds surrendered per game. The Warriors were 12th in the NBA in forcing turnovers with 13.5 per game last season. Golden State was 2nd in the league with 117.7 points per game last year. They were 1st in the league in shooting at 49%, while their average scoring margin was 6.5. They shot 39% from 3-point range, which was good for 3rd in the NBA. They were 11th in the league in rebounding with 46.2 boards per game and 1st in assists per contest with 29.4. The Warriors were 10th in turnovers per game with 14.3.
The Clippers were 9th in the NBA in offensive rating with 112.4, and their defensive rating of 111.5 was ranked 20th last season. In terms of pace they were 7th in the league with 101.7 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 53% was 12th. As a team they were 5th in the NBA in true shooting percentage with 58% and they shot 3 pointers on 30% of their shots, ranking 28th in the league. Los Angeles was 11th in turnovers, as they turned the ball over an average of 12.7 times per 100 possessions while forcing 11.4 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season was 51%, which was 23rd in the league.
Golden State was 13th in the NBA in turnovers, as they turned the ball over an average of 12.6 times per 100 possessions while forcing 11.7 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season was 51%, which was 28th in the league. The Warriors were 1st in the NBA in offensive rating with 115.9, and their defensive rating of 109.5 was ranked 12th. In terms of pace they were 10th in the league with 100.9 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 57% was 1st. As a team they were 1st in the NBA in true shooting percentage with 60% and they shot 3-pointers on 38% of their shots, ranking 8th in the league.
Who will win tonight's Clippers/Warriors NBA game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Golden State -1
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