Miami Heat at Golden State Warriors Expert NBA Picks Against the Spread 2/10/2019
Sunday, February 10, 2019
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The Miami Heat travel to Oracle Arena to play the Golden State Warriors on Sunday, February 10, 2019. The opening line for this matchup has Golden State as 14.5 point favorites.
The Heat head into this matchup with a mark of 25-28. They are 2nd in the Southeast Division. They have a point differential of -0.5 as they average 105.0 points per contest while giving up 105.5 per game. The Warriors have an overall mark of 39-15. They currently are 1st in the Pacific Division. They total 119.1 points per contest and give up 111.3, which is a point differential of 7.7.
Valuable Miami Heat Betting Trends
The Miami Heat are 26-26-1 against the spread
The Miami Heat are 26-26-0 against the over/under
Important Golden State Warriors Betting Trends
The Golden State Warriors are 24-29-1 against the spread
The Golden State Warriors are 29-25-0 against the over/under
Key Miami Heat Injuries
12/19/18 PG Goran Dragic Knee is out indefinitely
01/28/19 SF Derrick Jones Jr. Knee is out indefinitely
Key Golden State Warriors Injuries
12/02/18 C Damian Jones Shoulder is out indefinitely
Hassan Whiteside comes into this contest averaging 13.1 points per game while playing 25.6 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 12.5 rebounds per game and dishes out 0.9 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 55% while his free throw percentage currently sits at 44%. Josh Richardson averages 17.4 points per game in 34.6 minutes per contest this season. He averages 3.8 assists per contest and 3.7 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 41% for the year while his free throw percentage is 87%.
Stephen Curry averages 28.7 points per game while playing 34.2 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 5.1 rebounds per game and has 5.4 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 49% and his free throw percentage is at 92%. Klay Thompson averages 22.0 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 34.1 minutes per contest. He also averages 4.0 rebounds per contest and 2.1 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 47% and his free throw percentage is 81%.
Useful Team Statistics
Miami averages 105.0 points per contest this season, which ranks them 26th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is -0.5 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team, which has them ranked 27th. Behind the arc they shoot 35% which is good for 16th in the league. They average 46.6 rebounds per game and 23.6 assists per game, which ranks them 8th and 19th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 8th with 15.2 per game. The Heat allow 105.5 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 3rd in the league. They also allow a 44% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the arc, ranking them 3rd and 22nd in those defensive categories. Opponents average 44.1 rebounds a game which ranks 11th and they give up 22.6 assists per contest, which puts them in 2nd place in the league. They force 13.9 turnovers per game which ranks them 14th in the league.
Useful Team Statistics
Golden State is 1st in the league with 119.1 points per game this year. They are 1st in the league in shooting at 49%, while their average scoring margin is 7.7. They shoot 39% from 3-point range, which is good for 2nd in the NBA. They are 7th in the league in rebounding with 46.7 boards per game, and 1st in assists per contest with 29.6. The Warriors are 15th in turnovers per game with 14.2. The Warriors surrender 111.3 points per contest, which ranks them 18th in the NBA. Their defense allows a 45% shooting percentage and a 35% average from 3-point range, ranking them 5th and 11th in those defensive statistics. They rank 13th with 24.2 assists allowed per contest and 5th with 43.3 rebounds surrendered per game. The Warriors are 8th in the NBA in forcing turnovers with 13.5 per game.
The Heat are 23rd in the NBA in offensive rating with 106.7, and their defensive rating of 107.2 is ranked 6th. In terms of pace they are 25th in the league with 98.3 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 51% is 23rd. As a team they are 27th in the NBA in true shooting percentage with 54% and they shoot 3-pointers on 38% of their shots, ranking 9th in the league. Miami is 7th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13.5 times per 100 possessions while forcing 12.5 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 51%, which is 29th in the league.
Golden State is 16th in the NBA in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 12.5 times per 100 possessions while forcing 11.7 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 51%, which is 25th in the league. The Warriors are 1st in the NBA in offensive rating with 117, and their defensive rating of 109.4 is ranked 14th. In terms of pace they are 10th in the league with 101 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 56% is 1st. As a team they are 1st in the NBA in true shooting percentage with 60% and they shoot 3-pointers on 37% of their shots, ranking 13th in the league.
Who will win tonight's Heat/Warriors NBA game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Golden State -14.5
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