Philadelphia 76ers at Golden State Warriors Expert NBA Picks Against the Spread 1/31/2019
Thursday, January 31, 2019
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The Philadelphia 76ers travel to Oracle Arena to play the Golden State Warriors on Thursday, January 31, 2019. The opening line for this matchup has Golden State as 10 point favorites.
The 76ers head into this matchup with a mark of 33-18. They are 2nd in the Atlantic Division. They have a point differential of 3.6 as they average 115.7 points per contest while giving up 112.1 per game. The Warriors have an overall mark of 36-14. They currently are 1st in the Pacific Division. They total 119.1 points per contest and give up 111.8, which is a point differential of 7.3.
Valuable Philadelphia 76ers Betting Trends
The Philadelphia 76ers are 23-27-0 against the spread
The Philadelphia 76ers are 28-21-0 against the over/under
Important Golden State Warriors Betting Trends
The Golden State Warriors are 23-26-1 against the spread
The Golden State Warriors are 28-22-0 against the over/under
Key Philadelphia 76ers Injuries
11/20/18 PG Markelle Fultz Shoulder is out indefinitely
Key Golden State Warriors Injuries
12/02/18 C Damian Jones Shoulder is out indefinitely
01/24/19 F Jonas Jerebko Personal is out indefinitely
Joel Embiid comes into this contest averaging 27.2 points per game while playing 33.4 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 13.3 rebounds per game and dishes out 3.6 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 49% while his free throw percentage currently sits at 80%. Ben Simmons averages 16.7 points per game in 33.4 minutes per contest this season. He averages 8.2 assists per contest and 9.5 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 57% for the year while his free throw percentage is 58%.
Kevin Durant averages 27.7 points per game while playing 35.5 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 7.2 rebounds per game and has 5.9 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 51% and his free throw percentage is at 91%. Stephen Curry averages 29.3 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 34.2 minutes per contest. He also averages 5.1 rebounds per contest and 5.4 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 50% and his free throw percentage is 93%.
Useful Team Statistics
Philadelphia averages 115.7 points per contest this season, which ranks them 4th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is 3.6 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a team, which has them ranked 7th. Behind the arc they shoot 36% which is good for 7th in the league. They average 47.4 rebounds per game and 27.6 assists per game, which ranks them 4th and 2nd in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 4th with 15.1 per game. The 76ers allow 112.1 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 22nd in the league. They also allow a 45% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc, ranking them 7th and 8th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 43.2 rebounds a game which ranks 5th and they give up 22.4 assists per contest, which puts them in 3rd place in the league. They force 13.0 turnovers per game which ranks them 10th 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 7.3. They shoot 39% from 3-point range, which is good for 2nd in the NBA. They are 8th in the league in rebounding with 46.8 boards per game, and 1st in assists per contest with 29.3. The Warriors are 15th in turnovers per game with 13.8. The Warriors surrender 111.8 points per contest, which ranks them 20th in the NBA. Their defense allows a 45% shooting percentage and a 35% average from 3-point range, ranking them 6th and 14th in those defensive statistics. They rank 13th with 24.1 assists allowed per contest and 4th with 43.2 rebounds surrendered per game. The Warriors are 6th in the NBA in forcing turnovers with 12.7 per game.
The 76ers are 8th in the NBA in offensive rating with 113, and their defensive rating of 109.4 is ranked 11th. In terms of pace they are 7th in the league with 101.4 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 54% is 4th. As a team they are 3rd in the NBA in true shooting percentage with 58% and they shoot 3-pointers on 36% of their shots, ranking 14th in the league. Philadelphia is 5th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13.2 times per 100 possessions while forcing 11.3 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 51%, which is 26th in the league.
Golden State is 17th in the NBA in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 12.1 times per 100 possessions while forcing 11.1 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 51%, which is 22nd in the league. The Warriors are 1st in the NBA in offensive rating with 117.5, and their defensive rating of 110.3 is ranked 14th. In terms of pace they are 9th in the league with 100.5 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 12th in the league.
Who will win tonight's 76ers/Warriors NBA game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Golden State -10
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