Portland Blazers vs Golden State Warriors NBA Picks & Predictions 11/4/2019
Monday, November 4, 2019
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Eric Paschall and the Golden State Warriors (1-5, 4th in the Pacific Division) play the Portland Blazers (3-3, 4th in the Northwest Division) at Chase Center on Monday, November 4, 2019. Portland opens this matchup as 4.5 point favorites. The total is set at 224.
The Blazers are covering the spread 80.0% of the time, having gone 4-1-1 ATS. Golden State is covering the spread 16.7% of the time, going 1-5-0 against the spread.
Key Portland Blazers Injuries
11/3/2019 Pau Gasol PF Foot Game Time Decision
11/3/2019 Hassan Whiteside C Knee Game Time Decision
11/3/2019 Rodney Hood SF Knee Game Time Decision
11/2/2019 Zach Collins PF Shoulder Expected to be out until at least Nov 25
7/6/2019 Jusuf Nurkic C Lower Leg Expected to be out until at least Feb 1
Key Golden State Warriors Injuries
11/3/2019 D'Angelo Russell SG Ankle Game Time Decision
11/2/2019 Draymond Green PF Finger Expected to be out until at least Nov 8
11/1/2019 Stephen Curry PG Hand Expected to be out until at least Feb 18
10/31/2019 Jacob Evans SG Hip Expected to be out until at least Dec 1
10/30/2019 Kevon Looney PF Hamstring Expected to be out until at least Nov 6
10/22/2019 Klay Thompson SG Knee Expected to be out until at least Jun 1
Damian Lillard comes into this contest averaging 29.8 points per game while playing 37.7 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 5.5 rebounds per game and dishes out 7.8 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 48% while his free throw percentage currently sits at 89%. CJ McCollum averages 21.8 points per game in 37.0 minutes per contest this season. He averages 3.2 assists per contest and 3.5 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 41% for the year while his free throw percentage is 91%.
Eric Paschall averages 13.8 points per game while playing 27.8 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 3.0 rebounds per game and has 1.7 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 61% and his free throw percentage is at 81%. D'Angelo Russell averages 19.0 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 30.4 minutes per contest. He also averages 3.6 rebounds per contest and 6.4 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 39% and his free throw percentage is 71%.
Useful Team Statistics
Portland averages 113.8 points per contest this season, which ranks them 12th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is 0.5 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a team, which has them ranked 7th. Behind the arc they shoot 40% which is good for 2nd in the league. They average 45.0 rebounds per game and 18.0 assists per game, which ranks them 17th and 30th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 15th with 16.5 per game. The Blazers allow 113.3 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 24th in the league. They also allow a 44% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the arc, ranking them 11th and 12th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 47.5 rebounds a game which ranks 22nd and they give up 24.0 assists per contest, which puts them in 19th place in the league. They force 16.2 turnovers per game which ranks them 13th in the league.
Useful Team Statistics
Golden State is 16th in the league with 109.2 points per game this year. They are 24th in the league in shooting at 43%, while their average scoring margin is -11.7. They shoot 33% from 3-point range, which is good for 19th in the NBA. They are 21st in the league in rebounding with 44.0 boards per game, and 7th in assists per contest with 25.5. The Warriors are 21st in turnovers per game with 15.5. The Warriors surrender 120.8 points per contest, which ranks them 27th in the NBA. Their defense allows a 50% shooting percentage and a 38% average from 3-point range, ranking them 30th and 26th in those defensive statistics. They rank 30th with 27.8 assists allowed per contest and 14th with 45.8 rebounds surrendered per game. The Warriors are 16th in the NBA in forcing turnovers with 16.7 per game.
The Blazers are 9th in the league in defensive rating with 108.2, and their offensive rating of 108.7 is ranked 18th. They are 10th in the NBA in pace with 104.7 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 54% is 7th. As a unit they are 5th in the league in true shooting percentage with 58% and they shoot 3-pointers on 35% of their shot attempts, ranking 23rd in the NBA. Portland is 16th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.4 times per 100 possessions while forcing 13.6 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 50%, which is 19th in the NBA.
Golden State is 20th in the league in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13.3 times per 100 possessions while forcing 14.3 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 57%, which is 2nd in the NBA. The Warriors are 19th in the league in defensive rating with 117.3, and their offensive rating of 106 is ranked 30th. They are 14th in the NBA in pace with 103 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 49% is 23rd. As a unit they are 20th in the league in true shooting percentage with 54% and they shoot 3-pointers on 36% of their shot attempts, ranking 19th in the NBA.
Who will win tonight's Blazers/Warriors NBA game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Portland +4.5
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